Afghan official blasts US talks with Taliban

Asia & Pacific 03/14/19, 18:46

Afghanistan's national security adviser is blasting U.S. reconciliation talks with the Taliban. Hamdullah Mohib on Thursday accused the Trump administration of alienating the Afghan government, legitimizing the Taliban and crafting a deal that will never lead to peace. His blunt remarks to ...

Q&A: After marathon Afghan talks, is peace at hand?

Asia & Pacific 03/13/19, 08:59

The longest direct talks ever held between the United States and the Taliban concluded this week with both sides citing progress toward ending the 17-year war in Afghanistan, but many questions remain unanswered. The Taliban are negotiating from a position of ...

Longest US-Taliban peace talks see ‘progress’ in Qatar

World 03/12/19, 12:47

The longest peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban to end America's 17-year war in Afghanistan concluded Tuesday night in Qatar, with both sides saying progress had been made. The nearly two weeks of talks produced two draft agreements between ...

Senior Taliban leaders in Qatar for talks with US envoy

World 02/25/19, 03:11

Senior Taliban leaders, including one of the group's founders, were to hold another round of talks Monday in Qatar with Washington's special peace envoy as U.S. efforts intensify to find a negotiated solution to Afghanistan's 17-year war, America's longest.The Taliban, ...

NATO weighs future of Afghan mission, seeks to support talks

Europe 02/14/19, 03:28

NATO defense ministers are discussing the future of the alliance's operation in Afghanistan and how best to use its military presence to support political talks aimed at ending the conflict. Frustrated with America's longest war, U.S. President Donald Trump says he ...

Trump’s Afghan envoy intensifies peace efforts with Taliban

Politics 02/10/19, 12:25

The special U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is returning to the country after stops in Europe and the Middle East for an extended diplomatic tour aimed at pushing a Trump administration peace initiative. The State Department says Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL'-may kah-LEEL'-zahd) will ...

US peace envoy says talks with Taliban far from finished

Politics 02/08/19, 14:54

The Trump administration's peace envoy for Afghanistan says that although his talks with the Taliban have produced a tentative "framework" agreement, the negotiations have a long way to go to achieve peace. Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL'-may kah-LEEL'-zahd) said Friday that there is ...

Taliban to take part in ‘intra-Afghan’ talks in Moscow

Asia & Pacific 02/04/19, 02:31

The Taliban said Monday they will participate in what they call "intra-Afghan" talks in Moscow designed to bring together prominent Afghan figures, including former President Hamid Karzai, opposition figures and tribal elders — but no Kabul government officials. The two-day meeting ...

US envoy for Afghan peace in Pakistan after talks in Kabul

World 01/18/19, 12:28

U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with Pakistan's prime minister and other officials Friday as part of efforts aimed at finding a peaceful solution to the 17-year bloody war in Afghanistan, officials said.The government released few details about Imran Khan's ...

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