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Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead'

A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant group in Afghanistan were "dead."...

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead'

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Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks with group are ‘dead’ MOSCOW — A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative told The Associated Press, just days after US President Dona...
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Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Afghan President and Taliban Leaders President Trump said Saturday he called off a planned Camp David summit with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Taliban leaders after a Taliban bomb a...
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Trump says he’s canceling Afghan peace talks, secret meeting with Taliban leaders President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was calling off “peace negotiations” with Taliban leadership after a U.S. service member was...
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Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talk...
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Trump says peace talks with Taliban are ‘dead’ President Trump said Monday that peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan are over after collapsing last week. “They’re dead. TheyR...
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Trump declares US-Taliban talks 'dead' after cancelling Camp David meeting Taliban says Trump sabotaged ‘finalised’ Afghanistan dealExperts doubt Kabul attack was real reason for cancellationDonald Trump has declared talks b...
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Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks President tweets that he called off planned Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace ta...
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Trump Pronounces Taliban Agreement "Dead" And Peace Talks Over President Donald Trump said Monday that negotiations with the Taliban "are dead" and indicated that he had no further interest in meeting with the gr...
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Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there ha...
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U.S.-Taliban peace talks are now ‘dead’, Trump says after cancelling secret meeting Trump’s remark to reporters at the White House suggested he sees no point in resuming a nearly yearlong effort to reach a political settlement with t...
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U.S., Taliban peace talks to end Afghan war enter crucial stage Negotiators for the United States and Taliban Islamist militants will start on Saturday a seventh round of peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan,...
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Taliban attack second Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday and killed several members of security forces, officials said, even as Washington...
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U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations ...
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Taliban Attack Afghan City Of Kunduz Amid Peace Talks With US Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, Afghan and Taliban officials said, even as the United States and the hardline...
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Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an e...
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Amid Peace Talks, Taliban Launch ‘Massive Attack’ on Afghan City of Kunduz (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban launched a large-scale attack on Kunduz, one of Afghanistan’s main cities, killing at least 15 people ...
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Taliban Negotiators Meet With Russian Officials After Trump Ends Talks Taliban representatives have held talks with Russian officials in an apparent effort to restart discussions with the U.S., days after President Trump...
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Pompeo: Taliban peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ CAMP DAVID DISCORD: It began with a short series of tweets Saturday in which President Trump revealed he had invited the Taliban and the president of...
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Afghan Government Praises Trump Suspension of U.S.-Taliban Talks The Afghan government praised President Trump’s decision to cancel a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David and suspend U.S. ne...
2019-09-08, 22:52

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States prom...
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Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group claimed responsibil...
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Trump says Taliban have 'never been hit harder' after nixing peace talks President Trump claimed on Twitter Saturday that the Taliban have “never been hit harder,” one week after he abruptly canceled peace talks with the I...
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Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troop...
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Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind ...
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President Donald Trump calls off US peace talks with Taliban Trump canceled peace negotiations after the militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldie...
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Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain ter...
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US and Taliban close to deal to allow peace talks, Trump envoy says Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for peace in Afghanistan, says agreement would reduce violence and allow ‘intra-Afghan’ talksUS and Taliban negotiator...
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2019-07-19, 18:13

Taliban warn of more American deaths after Trump ends peace talks Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, criticized Trump for calling off the dialog and said U.S. forces have been pounding Afghanistan with attacks...
2019-09-08, 22:52

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2019-09-09, 09:13

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Taliban attack Afghan province as doubts on peace deal grow Taliban fighters launched fresh assaults in the western Afghan province of Farah on Friday, government officials said, part of a wave of violence tha...
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2019-09-02, 10:00

Afghan Taliban send team to Russia after U.S. talks collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks wi...
2019-09-14, 12:13

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2019-09-14, 12:39

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations ...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcemen...
2019-05-30, 18:39

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2019-08-31, 14:00

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2019-06-30, 03:26

Taliban car bombing rocks Afghan capital near US Embassy; at least 3 dead, 30 wounded A car bomb rocked the Afghan capital on Thursday and smoke rose from a Kabul neighborhood housing the U.S. Embassy, the NATO Resolute Support mission...
2019-09-05, 10:52

US holds talks with European allies on Afghan peace deal U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper briefs allied officials in Europe on an emerging peace deal with the Taliban but cautions that no final deal has be...
2019-09-04, 23:39

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2019-07-05, 21:52

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wo...
2019-07-07, 18:26

Afghan President Inherits Long-Sought Role After U.S. Ends Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to cancel a U.S.-Taliban deal and end negotiations effectively hands Afghan President Ashraf Ghani the control he has long...
2019-09-11, 02:00

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2019-09-08, 14:26

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2019-07-06, 22:39

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hop...
2019-06-30, 00:00

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within the Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S....
2019-05-23, 06:00

Taliban Fighters Attack Afghan City of Kunduz Amid Talks to Finalize U.S. Withdrawal Afghan security forces fought to drive Taliban fighters out of the northern city of Kunduz, even as negotiators for the hard-line Islamist militia se...
2019-09-01, 03:13

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2019-07-06, 22:39

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2019-09-10, 19:39

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2019-09-09, 02:00

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2019-08-19, 16:52

Is Kunduz attack a Taliban tactic to influence Doha peace talks? Taliban insurgents have attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, capturing several installations there. Experts say the siege attempt could be ai...
2019-09-01, 00:52

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2019-06-20, 12:13

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2019-07-06, 18:39

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in...
2019-05-29, 05:26

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2019-09-12, 14:26

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel, six civilians and wound...
2019-07-07, 13:13

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2019-07-09, 08:26

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of ...
2019-08-03, 17:13

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peac...
2019-08-03, 13:26

Eighth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks to start in Doha August 3: officials A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks will start in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phas...
2019-08-03, 09:13

Taliban kills 14, wounds over 100 in Kabul suicide bombing amid US 'peace talks' Tragedy struck the heart of Afghanistan once again on Wednesday in a suicide car-bomb attack which killed at least 14 people and injured a further 14...
2019-08-07, 22:26

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2019-09-10, 04:52

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2019-09-09, 23:39

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap...
2019-07-16, 00:13

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2019-08-17, 07:52

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the poten...
2019-08-17, 01:00

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2019-08-16, 21:26

Trump scraps secret meetings with Afghan, Taliban leaders after deadly bombing President Trump announced Saturday that he had canceled planned secret meetings at Camp David with Taliban and Afghan leaders after the Taliban claim...
2019-09-08, 09:13

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout...
2019-08-17, 05:52

President Trump Announces He Canceled a Secret Meeting with Taliban, Afghan Officials at Camp David (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders aft...
2019-09-08, 17:13

U.S. and Taliban Negotiators Are Scrambling to Rewrite a Draft on Troop Withdrawal (ISLAMABAD) — Taliban and U.S. negotiators are scrambling to rewrite a draft agreement that will outline the withdrawal of American and NATO tr...
2019-07-04, 13:52

Donald Trump scraps peace deal with Taliban over Kabul bombing US President Donald Trump has said he cancelled a peace deal with the Taliban after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, includ...
2019-09-08, 12:26

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of ...
2019-08-17, 15:52

Rand Paul declares Tea Party dead as Congress, Trump agree on new spending Budget hawk Sen. Rand Paul, ripping the new and expensive $2.7 trillion budget deal and its supporters on both sides, declared the tight-fisted Tea P...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Opinion: Trump calling off Taliban talks is not the end The US president's surprise announcement has stalled negotiations. But neither the US nor the Taliban can risk scrapping the troop pullout deal entir...
2019-09-08, 22:26

Why did President Donald Trump call off Taliban talks? Last week, the US and Taliban negotiators told DW in Doha that a draft agreement had almost been agreed upon. So President Trump's decision to call o...
2019-09-08, 22:26

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from i...
2019-07-19, 22:39

US-Taliban Talks Cancelled Over Kabul Bombing, Says Trump US Taliban Talks Called Off: US President Donald Trump said Saturday he had called off a secret summit with the Taliban and Afghanistan's leader, abr...
2019-09-08, 07:39

Trump Halts Taliban Talks Amid Dissent President Trump’s decision to suspend talks with the Taliban stemmed from opposing views within his administration, the group’s refusal to meet certa...
2019-09-09, 06:52

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement,...
2019-08-16, 19:00

John Bolton's departure could resurrect Trump's Taliban talks President’s Trump’s split with former national security adviser John Bolton could foreshadow an effort to revive the Taliban peace talks that deliver...
2019-09-13, 02:00

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a sol...
2019-05-26, 03:39

US, China Negotiators Resume Trade War Talks Top US and Chinese negotiators held phone talks on Tuesday as the world's top two economies seek to resolve their trade war, more than a week after t...
2019-07-10, 08:13

Trump’s decision to halt U.S.-Taliban talks pushes Afghanistan towards vote The Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half the country, have told Afghans to boycott the vote and warned that rallies and polling statio...
2019-09-10, 16:26

Republicans and Democrats denounce Trump's shock Taliban talks revelation Amy Klobuchar: ‘This isn’t a gameshow. These are terrorists’Liz Cheney says Taliban should never visit Camp DavidDonald Trump’s shock announcement th...
2019-09-09, 17:13

War or peace talks with Iran? Trump says he will wait to see how things unfold Trump also claimed Iran engaged in 'lies and propaganda' in claiming it has captured spies for the United States.     ...
2019-07-22, 20:39

Pompeo defends Trump’s decision to invite Taliban to talks at Camp David It is sometimes necessary to negotiate with “bad actors,” the secretary of state said a day after Trump announced the cancellation of the previously ...
2019-09-09, 04:00

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials sa...
2019-08-17, 15:52

U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new r...
2019-07-10, 07:01

U.S., Chinese negotiators resume trade talks on Tuesday: official U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Minister Zhong Shan on T...
2019-07-09, 22:52

As strike continues, GM and UAW resume talks as negotiators buckle down at "all levels" Discussions are on-going between negotiators for the UAW and GM on day 3 of the UAW's nationwide strike. The meetings are at "all levels."  ...
2019-09-18, 22:39

U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat op...
2019-09-16, 20:13

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be ...
2019-06-24, 09:26

UPDATE 4-U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new r...
2019-07-10, 04:26

U.S., Chinese negotiators resume talks to resolve trade dispute: official U.S. and Chinese negotiators spoke by phone on Tuesday, continuing discussions to end a trade battle between the world's two largest economies that h...
2019-07-09, 22:52

Japan and US negotiators fail to reach agreement on trade, and will extend talks Top negotiators for Japan and the United States on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on a two-way trade deal and decided to extend talks for anot...
2019-08-23, 09:39

UPDATE 2-U.S., Chinese negotiators resume talks to resolve trade dispute -official U.S. and Chinese negotiators spoke by phone on Tuesday, continuing discussions to end a trade battle between the world's two largest economies that h...
2019-07-09, 22:00

U.S., Taliban at 'threshold' of Afghan agreement: U.S. official U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to an agreement that would reduce fighting and allow full peace talks among Afghans, a top U.S. official said ...
2019-09-01, 06:52

Afghan Blast Claimed by Taliban Kills at Least 14 A Taliban car bomb near the entrance to a police station in Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 14 and wounded scores more, as peace talks aimed at en...
2019-08-07, 16:26

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as pa...
2019-06-13, 10:52

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a se...
2019-07-09, 20:39

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those ...
2019-06-02, 02:39

Klobuchar blasts Trump's handling of canceled Taliban talks: 'Treating foreign policy like some kind of game show' 2020 Democratic primary presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar lambasted President Trump’s handling of the cancelled talks between the Taliban and Afgh...
2019-09-09, 01:13

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks coul...
2019-07-09, 00:26

A Taliban Car Bomb in the Afghan Capital Kabul Has Killed at Least 10 (KABUL, Afghanistan) — A Taliban suicide car bomb rocked Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 10 civilians in a diplomatic area that also includ...
2019-09-05, 18:26

Afghan Government Criticizes Proposed U.S.-Taliban Accord Kabul officials said the deal to withdraw U.S. and all other foreign forces from Afghanistan contains no clear penalties if the insurgency fails to c...
2019-09-06, 00:00

| Taliban kill at least 48 in bloody day ahead of Afghan polls Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the othe...
2019-09-18, 02:13

Taliban claim bomb attack in Afghan capital A suicide bomber blew himself up on Thursday in the center of Kabul, the Afghan capital, government officials said, with the blast rattling windows a...
2019-09-05, 10:26

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab provinc...
2019-06-06, 16:13

Afghan forces repel Taliban's Kunduz offensive The Taliban launched a failed offensive to capture Kunduz, a strategic city in northern Afghanistan. Even as it negotiates a peace deal with the US, ...
2019-08-31, 22:26

Taliban Tried To Wipe Out Afghan Film Industry. This Is What Survived Afghan Film opened in the late 1960s with help from the United States and went on to oversee the production of movies across Afghanistan over the fol...
2019-08-27, 20:26

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not r...
2019-06-01, 11:39

Afghan officials say Taliban attack kills 25 in north KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a Taliban attack against pro-government forces has killed at least 25 in the northern province of Bagh...
2019-06-29, 11:52

Afghan, U.S. forces kill Taliban governors, fighters Afghan forces backed by U.S. forces killed two senior Taliban leaders and at least 38 fighters of the hardline insurgent group in joint air strikes c...
2019-09-15, 14:13

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after An Afghan official says that the priority for his government is to hold national elections in Afghanistan later this month — rather than reach a peac...
2019-09-15, 01:52

Pompeo participating in Dover ceremony to mark return of body of fallen soldier hours after Trump cancels Taliban talks Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is taking part in a ceremony to mark the return of the remains of an American soldier, hours after President Trump ann...
2019-09-08, 06:52

Officials: Taliban attacks kill ten Afghan troops, four police KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country’s west while insurgent attacks on secur...
2019-05-27, 16:00

U.S. Deal With Taliban Meets Afghan Resistance as Violence Intensifies Officials say the deal lacks protections to ensure the Taliban keep their promises. “The people of Afghanistan have been bitten by this snake before....
2019-09-06, 12:26

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country's west and east, killing at least 23 members of the secu...
2019-05-28, 14:39

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan provi...
2019-06-11, 11:39

Son of Afghan resistance hero criticizes 'secretive' U.S. Taliban deal A "secretive" peace deal between United States and the Taliban could face wide resistance in Afghanistan if it opens the door to the insurgents' hard...
2019-09-06, 14:52

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been...
2019-05-23, 14:13

Taliban bomb kills 14, wounds 145, despite hopes for Afghan pact A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, an attack the government said raised questions ab...
2019-08-07, 22:00

Taliban car bomb kills at least 12 in attack on Afghan security compound Taliban Islamist fighters killed at least eight Afghan security force members and four civilians, as well as wounding more than 50 civilians, by blow...
2019-07-07, 09:00

More civilians are being killed by Afghan and international forces than by the Taliban and other militants More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first hal...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Afghan and U.S. Forces Blamed for Killing More Civilians This Year Than Taliban Have Nearly 1,400 Afghan civilians were killed in the first six months of the year, with Afghan forces and their allies accountable for 52 percent of the ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Two Afghan Taliban shadow governors killed as air strikes step up Afghan security forces, backed by U.S. air strikes, killed two of the movement's shadow provincial governors on Sunday, as fighting stepped up in the...
2019-09-15, 19:52

Afghan City Survives Third Taliban Assault, but Loses a Top Defender The war is increasingly fought as much on social media and television as it is on the battlefield. The city of Kunduz survived another siege, but a t...
2019-09-01, 00:52

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original l...
2019-06-30, 14:00

Gun battle ends in Afghan capital after Taliban blast wounds 105 Afghan security forces killed five Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in Kabul on Monday after detonating a bomb-laden truck that wounded at least...
2019-07-01, 16:39

Imran Khan Says He Will Try To Persuade Taliban To Meet Afghan Government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try on his return home from the US visit to persuade the Taliban to meet with the Afghan...
2019-07-23, 18:13

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afgh...
2019-06-22, 12:26

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants w...
2019-07-21, 23:13

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations ...
2019-07-07, 01:13

Bomb Strikes Pakistan Mosque Frequented by Afghan Taliban Chief The bombing came as the United States and the Taliban near a deal. It was unclear whether the Taliban’s top leader Mawlawi Haibatullah was at the mos...
2019-08-17, 08:13

Taliban spokesman: Close to finishing a deal with United States to end Afghan war The Taliban and the United States are close to completing a peace agreement to end the 18-year Afghanistan war, according to the fundamentalist Islam...
2019-08-29, 12:26

Taliban car bomb blast kills four Afghan special forces in Kabul A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued ...
2019-09-12, 13:39

Taliban Make Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
2019-09-18, 04:39

Taliban Makes Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
2019-09-17, 22:13

5 Killed In Taliban Attack On Kabul As US Envoy Visits Afghan Capital A massive explosion rocked central Kabul late Monday, killing at least five people in a Taliban-claimed attack near an international complex while th...
2019-09-03, 05:39

Brother of Afghan Taliban leader killed in Pakistan mosque blast The brother of the leader of the Afghan Taliban was among at least four people killed in a bomb blast at a mosque in Pakistan on Friday, two Taliban ...
2019-08-16, 21:26

Young Afghan women barely remember Taliban — but still fear their return KABUL, Afghanistan — Two yellow burqas are on display at a television station in Kabul, bright versions of the blue ghostlike garments some women in ...
2019-08-26, 23:39

Taliban launches large-scale attack on Afghan city of Kunduz The Taliban launched the "massive attack" from several different points around the city overnight, said Sayed Sarwar Hussaini, spokesman for the prov...
2019-08-31, 14:52

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the...
2019-08-07, 06:26

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results h...
2019-06-07, 05:39

Pakistan Prime Minister Khan says he will try to persuade Taliban to meet Afghan government Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said he would try meet with the Taliban in an effort to persuade the group to meet with the Afghan gov...
2019-07-23, 18:52

Taliban suicide bomber hits Afghan police as Kunduz siege continues A Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling ...
2019-09-01, 00:26

Taliban suicide bomb near US Embassy kills 10, injures dozens in Afghan capital A Taliban suicide car bomb rocked Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 10 civilians in a busy diplomatic area that includes the U.S. Embassy — the sec...
2019-09-05, 13:39

Taliban Suicide Attack Kills Dozens Near Site of Afghan President's Speech A Taliban suicide bomber aboard a motorcycle set off a blast at a security gate in Afghanistan near a campaign speech by President Ashraf Ghani, kill...
2019-09-17, 21:52

Taliban attacks kill 30, Afghan leader unhurt as bomb hits rally Taliban suicide attackers killed at least 30 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, their deadliest bombing taking place near an election rally by Preside...
2019-09-17, 13:52

Taliban force Swedish charity to close dozens of Afghan health centers Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide saf...
2019-07-17, 11:00

The U.S. is Close to a Peace Deal With the Taliban, Officials Say The U.S. and the Taliban both say they are close to calling it peace after 18 years of war and multiple rounds of tense but cordial negotiations betw...
2019-08-08, 22:52

Trump says Afghanistan talks are dead ‘as far as I’m concerned’ “We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea. And it was my idea to terminate it,” Trump said of his now-scuttled plan to meet with Afghan and Taliban...
2019-09-10, 02:00

Intra-Afghan peace meeting in Qatar aimed at building trust Taliban officials are due to meet a group of Afghan delegates in Doha this weekend as diplomatic efforts build to withdraw foreign forces from Afghan...
2019-07-03, 14:13

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with th...
2019-08-16, 13:52

Cyprus declares 3 days of mourning for deceased ex-president NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot government has declared a three-day period of mourning for the east Mediterranean island’s former president,...
2019-06-22, 18:00

Afghan women fear renewed chapter of Sharia law and regression of rights under Taliban’s thumb With the possibility of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal looming in the very near future – which would likely see the withdrawal of almost all American tr...
2019-07-25, 00:52

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a ceas...
2019-08-02, 08:00

Mike Pompeo Discusses Pak's Role In Afghan Peace Process With Imran Khan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, during which he emphasised on the significant role of ...
2019-07-24, 06:52

Taliban launch major attack in central Afghanistan amid intra-Afghan summit in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wo...
2019-07-07, 11:52

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and...
2019-08-17, 00:13

Taliban bombs Kabul again as U.S. envoy tries to seal peace deal    At least 10 people were killed and more than 40 others injured Thursday. Plumes of smoke could be seen rising over the capital as casualties were tra...
2019-09-05, 12:26

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban ...
2019-08-06, 02:52

Afghans, Taliban talk in Qatar about peace as war rages at home Wary representatives of Afghan society met Taliban officials in Qatar on Monday for a second day of talks, with bloody insurgent attacks back home ca...
2019-07-09, 00:13

Mike Pompeo: U.S. wants peace deal but Taliban must meet terms Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that things are "about to get worse" for the Taliban after President Donald Trump canceled secret peace ta...
2019-09-09, 06:00

Violence spikes in Afghanistan – is peace with Taliban a good idea? Violent attacks in Afghanistan have continued despite ongoing peace talks between the Taliban and the US in Qatar. Is the international engagement wi...
2019-07-31, 20:13

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to o...
2019-06-28, 04:00

Exclusive: Secretary of State Pompeo Declines to Sign Risky Afghan Peace Deal The U.S. is closing in on a deal with the Taliban that is designed to wind down America’s 18-year war in Afghanistan, but the best indication o...
2019-09-04, 20:52

UN Afghan Mission ‘outraged’ by deadly Taliban attack in Kabul, as hardline group threatens election violence The UN Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has expressed outrage at a Taliban attack in Kabul, that killed “scores” of civilians on Wednesday. In a Tweet,...
2019-08-07, 17:39

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
2019-05-21, 21:39

Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen: 'We had finalized a peace deal with Americans' In an exclusive interview with DW, Suhail Shaheen, the Taliban's spokesman in Doha, said the insurgent group is committed to peace talks despite US P...
2019-09-10, 19:39

To Start Afghan Withdrawal, U.S. Would Pull 5,400 Troops in 135 Days The lead American negotiator has told Afghan leaders that an agreement has been finalized “in principle” with the Taliban. It still needs approval fr...
2019-09-02, 19:13

Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, address...
2019-07-31, 18:52

ISIS replacing Taliban as biggest threat to peace in Afghanistan while rebounding in Iraq and Syria THE VIRULENCE OF ISIS: A pair of congressionally mandated Pentagon reports out this month paint a sobering picture of brutal Islamic State fighters w...
2019-08-21, 14:26

Malawi’s Mutharika sworn in, declares ‘I am not dead!’ BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposit...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Malawi's Mutharika sworn in, declares 'I am not dead!' Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregulari...
2019-05-28, 17:13

Russian, Chinese leaders sit down for talks in Moscow Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sat down for talks at the Kremlin in a visit affirming the increasingly c...
2019-06-05, 14:52

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. t...
2019-06-07, 07:13

Pelosi: No plans to meet Trump budget negotiators Speaker Nancy Pelosi said there are no immediate plans for congressional leaders to meet with the Trump administration to avert fiscal calamity as a ...
2019-07-10, 00:13

Senior U.S.-Chinese trade negotiators to confer before Trump-Xi G20 meeting The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday it is in the interests of China and the United States to have a successful trade pact and he expects ...
2019-06-19, 22:00

Senior U.S.-China trade negotiators to confer before Trump-Xi G20 meeting Aiming to jumpstart dormant talks, the top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he will confer with his Chinese counterpart before next week's mee...
2019-06-20, 06:52

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple ...
2019-06-04, 07:00

President Donald Trump says U.S., Chinese trade negotiators will meet Thursday President Donald Trump said the United States and China were set to hold new trade talks on Thursday, although he said they would be on a "different ...
2019-08-30, 00:00

Instagram influencer found dead inside suitcase in her Moscow apartment Twenty-four-year-old Ekaterina Karaglanova’s body was discovered with knife wounds inside a suitcase in her Moscow apartment.   ...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks MOSCOW (AP) — The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement. The negotiations follo...
2019-05-30, 16:39

1 dead, 17 injured after 3 bombs explode in Afghan capital A sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students left one person dead and wounded ten others, said Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the inter...
2019-06-02, 13:26

Former Oklahoma state senator found dead with gunshot wound is 2nd GOP ex-lawmaker found dead in two days A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma was found dead with a gunshot wound in his home Wednesday, the second former GOP state lawmaker found f...
2019-06-08, 06:00

US, Taliban To Hold More Talks On Ending War The United States and the Taliban will open fresh negotiations next week, the US negotiator said Saturday, as he voiced hope for progress in ending A...
2019-06-23, 02:39

U.S., Taliban end Qatar talks with no agreement United States and Taliban negotiators have ended their eighth round of peace talks in Qatar without a deal, but both sides agreed to consult with the...
2019-08-12, 21:26

Tensions over Afghan talks ended with Bolton's exit: sources U.S. President Donald Trump and adviser John Bolton were always unlikely foreign policy allies, with Bolton skeptical of Trump's outreach on North Ko...
2019-09-11, 02:00

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wou...
2019-05-30, 11:00

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress...
2019-07-06, 23:26

US, Taliban open Doha talks in fresh bid to end war A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban began in Qatar, just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping...
2019-06-29, 16:00

Taliban Says "Americans Will Suffer More" For Cancelling Talks The Taliban on Sunday said US President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanis...
2019-09-09, 03:13

Taliban say latest round of talks with US ‘critical’ ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Taliban spokesman says the seventh and latest round of peace talks with the U.S. is “critical,” as the militant group ...
2019-06-30, 09:13

Taliban says talks' cancellation will mean more U.S. lives lost The Taliban said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel peace talks with its leadership would lead to the further loss of Am...
2019-09-08, 14:26

Taliban Says Moving Closer To A Deal In Talks With US US and Taliban negotiators moved closer Tuesday to a deal, the insurgent group said, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced guarded hope for a deal...
2019-08-28, 18:26

US, Taliban to open Doha talks in fresh bid to end war ISLAMABAD (AP) — A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and the Taliban is to begin in Qatar, just days after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sa...
2019-06-29, 11:52

US, Taliban Keep Open Door To Talks After Summit Scrapped The United States and Afghanistan's Taliban on Sunday both left the door open to fresh talks after President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a secret ...
2019-09-09, 09:13

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States a...
2019-08-17, 15:26

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their ...
2019-06-29, 22:13

Russia hosts Taliban delegation following collapse of US talks Insurgent group visits Moscow days after after Donald Trump declares US negotiations with Afghan group ‘dead’A Taliban delegation has held talks with...
2019-09-15, 19:26

US-Taliban talks: DW reporters' firsthand account from Doha Journalists are eagerly awaiting a breakthrough in the US-Taliban talks in Doha, Qatar as the two sides continue to iron out details of a deal. But r...
2019-08-30, 22:52

Taliban Urge U.S. to Resume Talks After Bolton's Departure The Taliban called on the U.S. to restart talks on ending the 18-year-old conflict in Afghanistan, urging the Trump administration to revisit a nearl...
2019-09-13, 07:13

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid...
2019-08-21, 23:39

Pompeo: Talks with Taliban off after US soldier killed in attack WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said talks with the Taliban are off for now and the U.S. is bringing home the top diplomat working ...
2019-09-08, 20:00

Taliban Talks Hit a Wall Over Deeper Disagreements, Officials Say The insurgents were resisting a grand plan for finalizing and announcing the deal, which would have brought them to Camp David along with Afghan pres...
2019-09-08, 16:00

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,40...
2019-08-22, 18:00

Donald Trump, Melania Trump arrive in Britain for official state visit President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit, during which the ...
2019-06-03, 15:52

Multiple dead after suicide bomber rips through crowded Afghan wedding hall An explosion detonated by a suicide bomber ripped through a crowded wedding hall in western Kabul on Saturday night, with witnesses reporting multipl...
2019-08-18, 09:13

Islamic State claims Afghan wedding blast as families bury the dead The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility on Sunday for a suicide blast at a wedding reception in Afghanistan that killed 63 people, un...
2019-08-19, 01:13

Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump arrive in Britain for official state visit President Donald Trump landed in Britain Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit during which he will meet the Queen and travel to F...
2019-06-03, 13:26

Taliban: More Americans will die after secret Camp David talks cancelled The Taliban on Sunday said that President Trump’s decision to call off a secret meeting that he had scheduled with the terror group’s lea...
2019-09-09, 11:13

Bombing Kills Dozens in Kabul as Taliban Talks Continue Attackers set off bombs that wrecked a war museum and TV station, but it was unclear what the target was. Militants were still holed up in a nearby D...
2019-07-01, 10:39

Blast in Kabul Kills 14 and Injures 145 as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for the large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American...
2019-08-07, 14:00

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top ...
2019-09-07, 02:52

US Envoy To Afghanistan Briefs Foreign Minister On US-Taliban Talks US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and apprised him about progress in the Afghan ...
2019-08-06, 23:13

Latest Round Of US-Taliban Talks Ends, Official Says They Were Productive Taliban and US negotiators have wrapped up their latest round of talks for a deal that would see America shrink its troop presence in Afghanistan, bo...
2019-08-12, 20:39

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines th...
2019-08-29, 04:26

US, Taliban Resume Talks After Rival Afghans Agree To End Bloodshed US and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens...
2019-07-09, 13:13

‘The suffering will continue’: Groom mourns 63 killed at Afghan wedding amid U.S. withdrawal talks KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 63 people, including women and children, were killed after a suicide bomber struck at a crowded wedding party in the Af...
2019-08-18, 23:39

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf st...
2019-07-02, 08:52

Taliban suicide attacks in Afghanistan leave dozens dead Explosions at election rally and in central Kabul follow collapse of US-Taliban peace talksTaliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and woun...
2019-09-17, 22:39

US service member among dead in Taliban suicide attack in Kabul Second attack near diplomatic area underlines warnings US-Taliban deal is moving too quicklyA Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul has killed a US se...
2019-09-05, 22:52

14 dead and 145 people injured in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan Fourteen people were killed and 145 injured by a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan on Wednesday, a spokesman for the country's ministry of interi...
2019-08-07, 16:26

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of vio...
2019-06-30, 14:39

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a thr...
2019-07-17, 21:00

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga pea...
2019-08-06, 15:39

US briefing: Taliban talks, Brexit turmoil and Nadal wins US Open Monday’s top story: Taliban warn of further US deaths after Trump says he cancelled peace talks. Plus, why the breakup of Big Tech is beginning at la...
2019-09-09, 17:13

New York firefighters recall 9/11 victims in wake of cancelled Taliban talks Firefighters are still dying from the effects of the 2001 terror attacks and colleagues had mixed reactions to diplomatic movesNew York firefighters,...
2019-09-11, 17:39

Big Death Toll Feared in Kabul Bombing as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for a large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American d...
2019-08-07, 12:00

Taliban kill 26 government militiamen as talks enter crucial stage Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as the militants and U.S. ...
2019-06-29, 13:52

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify bef...
2019-09-05, 23:39

Pak Says Wants To Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power after the national...
2019-05-23, 11:52

Not Happy With The Way Peace Talks Are Going, Naga Group Tells PM Modi All may not be well with the Naga peace talks, which are now in a very advanced stage. Two recent letters from Naga militant group NSCN(IM) indicate ...
2019-08-09, 03:39

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the ...
2019-05-28, 16:52

Sudan's prime minister to join peace talks in Juba with rebels New Sudan prime minister Abdalla Hamdok will head to South Sudan for peace talks between the ruling sovereign council and rebel leaders, the informat...
2019-09-10, 17:13

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative ...
2019-07-04, 19:13

U.S. Soldier Whose Death in Afghanistan Upended Peace Talks ‘Loved His Country’ President Trump said he called off negotiations with the Taliban after they claimed responsibility for the death of Sgt. First Class Elis A. Barreto ...
2019-09-10, 04:26

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, w...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, of...
2019-09-12, 02:52

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The...
2019-08-22, 14:00

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of...
2019-08-03, 23:26

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands. ...
2019-07-09, 20:52

UPDATE 3-Top U.S., Chinese trade negotiators to meet face-to-face for 1st time since Trump, Xi meeting Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since the countries' leaders agreed in June to revive talks aime...
2019-07-24, 18:00

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated; Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has clai...
2019-07-25, 04:13

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated but Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has clai...
2019-07-25, 01:00

Trump, Xi arrive for high-stakes G-20 meeting President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived for a face-to-face meeting in Osaka, Japan, on Saturday amid trade tensions between the U.S....
2019-06-29, 06:13

G7 summit in Biarritz winds down after three days of talks Iran, trade and the Amazonian wildfires have dominated discussions at the summit of the group of advanced industrialized economies. Here are the key ...
2019-08-27, 06:00

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peop...
2019-06-18, 14:26

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations,...
2019-08-16, 21:52

North Korea: Pompeo remarks on nation's 'rogue behavior' making peace talks 'more difficult' North Korea's vice foreign minister on Saturday said that recent remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding "North Korea's rogue behavior" w...
2019-09-01, 12:13

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day duri...
2019-06-03, 11:13

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,”...
2019-06-20, 17:26

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pi...
2019-06-06, 04:52

Healthy baby delivered 117 days after mom declared brain-dead A woman in the Czech Republic gave birth to a healthy baby girl 117 days after the mother was declared brain-dead. Doctors at the University Hospital...
2019-09-03, 17:13

Gunman dead, 2 injured in second California Costco shooting in three days A gunman shot two people in a Costco parking lot Monday afternoon in Southern California before turning his weapon on himself.    ...
2019-06-18, 04:26

US Hopes For Talks With North Korea "In Days, Weeks": US State Secretary The United States hopes to get back to denuclearization talks with North Korea in the coming days or weeks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Su...
2019-09-09, 03:13

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S....
2019-06-06, 09:39

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court prem...
2019-06-12, 14:26

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road ye...
2019-05-24, 00:00

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing,...
2019-05-24, 20:52

Tanks arrive in DC as Trump confirms July Fourth celebration will feature military display President Trump’s dream of a celebration showing off America's military capabilities will become a reality on Thursday, as the president confirmed ta...
2019-07-02, 17:00

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three ...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...
2019-05-22, 19:39

The Latest: Trump declares emergency for Arkansas flooding DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Donald Trump has declared an emergency in ...
2019-05-31, 17:39

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli c...
2019-08-28, 01:39

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack...
2019-08-06, 22:00

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ...
2019-06-06, 16:52

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extrem...
2019-07-13, 00:39

Trump says he could win Afghan war 'in a week … but I don't want to kill 10m' President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid disputeUS pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious supportDonald Trump has announced tha...
2019-07-22, 21:52

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel....
2019-06-05, 15:26

Trump says Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan could be next envoy to Moscow U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan "could very well be" the next U.S. ambassador to Russia, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, describ...
2019-08-20, 23:39

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show ...
2019-06-22, 02:26

Russia-born executive to testify about Trump Moscow project WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is set to interview Russia-born business executive Felix Sater about his behind-the-scenes role in...
2019-06-21, 09:00

Jon Voight declares Trump is 'greatest president of this century' in Twitter video Actor Jon Voight is continuing to express his support for President Trump, declaring him "the greatest president of this century” in a message posted...
2019-08-20, 04:26

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat ...
2019-06-29, 02:26

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a...
2019-07-16, 09:00

Trump declares state of emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian President Trump on Friday declared a state of emergency in Florida as the state prepares for Hurricane Dorian. The president ordered federal assistan...
2019-08-30, 23:39

"Can Win Afghan War In A Week, Just Don't Want To Kill 10 Million": Trump President Donald Trump on Monday hailed Pakistan's help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan, a marked shift in tone as the United States seeks an...
2019-07-23, 05:39

Trump says U.S. working with Pakistan to find way out of Afghan war President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is work...
2019-07-22, 20:39

Michigan man went from ‘perfectly healthy to brain dead’ in 9 days after contracting rare mosquito-borne disease, report says A man from Michigan went from “perfectly healthy to brain dead” in nine days after contracting a rare-mosquito-borne disease, according to a local re...
2019-09-19, 07:00

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.  &...
2019-06-06, 05:13

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer M...
2019-05-21, 18:26

Michael Cohen claimed Jay Sekulow told him to lie about Trump Tower Moscow President Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that Jay Sekulow instructed him to provide false testi...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the C...
2019-07-10, 21:00

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall ...
2019-07-12, 14:13

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, d...
2019-07-03, 23:13

President Trump Seeks Pakistan’s Help in Ending Afghan War (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump brought the leader of Pakistan to the White House on Monday to discuss a peace deal in neighboring Afghan...
2019-07-23, 01:13

Trump rules out Afghan plan that would kill millions President Trump said Monday he had “plans” that would win the 19-year-old Afghan war in as little as a week — but that the US would have to “kill 10 ...
2019-07-22, 23:52

US Working With Pakistan To Find Way Out Of Afghan War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is w...
2019-07-22, 21:26

Democrats’ Afghan Strategy Sounds Familiar. It’s a Lot Like Trump’s. The 2020 Democratic candidates have one major goal for Afghanistan: Get out. They are struggling to differentiate themselves from a president they sa...
2019-09-16, 12:13

Jon Voight declares Trump 'greatest president since Abraham Lincoln' in late-night video Actor Jon Voight expressed his support for President Trump, declaring him "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln" in a two-part video message ...
2019-05-25, 11:39

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t wa...
2019-07-23, 03:39

U.S. House panel to force testimony from Trump's Afghan envoy The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said on Thursday it will subpoena President Donald Trump's special Afghanistan envoy, Zal...
2019-09-13, 01:13

"All Options On Table": US Defence Chief On Trump's Afghan War Comment New US Defense Secretary Mark Esper picked his way through a political minefield in his first public meeting with the media Wednesday, skirting anyth...
2019-08-29, 12:26

The Taliban at Camp David: Trump Says Why Not? Mr. Trump, not a frequent visitor to the “very rustic” retreat, says it is a place where presidents have hosted “pretty bad people.” Not everyone agr...
2019-09-10, 04:26

| US having 'very good' discussions with Taliban - Trump US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan govern...
2019-08-19, 18:00

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thu...
2019-07-12, 14:13

Afghan government seeks clarification of Trump's remarks on 'wiping out Afghanistan' Afghanistan's government called on Tuesday for clarification of U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks that he could win the Afghan war in just 10 day...
2019-07-23, 10:13

U.S. House committee reaches deal for testimony by Trump Afghan envoy U.S. President Donald Trump's top negotiator for Afghanistan will hold a briefing for the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, the pan...
2019-09-19, 06:13

| School students shot dead at Sudan rally ahead of talks Four Sudanese school students are among five demonstrators shot dead during a rally against shortages of bread and fuel, a day before protest leaders...
2019-07-31, 20:26

The Walking Dead's Christian Serratos in talks to become Selena for Netflix's new series Netflix may have found the next actress to take on the role of Tejano music sensation Selena Quintanilla. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Christi...
2019-08-21, 21:39

'Walking Dead' actress Christian Serratos in talks for 'Selena' role Christian Serratos, who plays Rosita on "The Walking Dead," is in talks to portray Selena Quintanilla in Netflix's upcoming series about the slain Te...
2019-08-22, 00:52

| Trump vows to hit Taliban 'harder' than ever as US marks 9/11 President Donald Trump has pledged to hit the Taliban "harder" than ever as America marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that led the coun...
2019-09-12, 12:26

Trump to Meet With Top Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump is meeting with his top national-security advisers Friday afternoon to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a signific...
2019-08-16, 19:52

Trump says U.S. has good negotiations with Taliban but no deal yet U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States had good negotiations going on with the Taliban but had not yet reached a deal with the ...
2019-08-31, 00:26

US Having "Very Good" Discussions With Taliban: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Sunday hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afg...
2019-08-19, 04:52

Trump Meets With Advisers to Consider Deal With Taliban President Trump met with his top national-security advisers Friday to consider a deal with the Taliban that could lead to a significant U.S. withdraw...
2019-08-17, 05:00

Peace Is a Lifestyle: Erica Ford’s Peace Mobile Is Healing a Community Affected by Gun Violence, One Ride at a Time Like fellow Queens, N.Y., native, L.L. Cool J, Erica Ford has been here for years. She’s been in these streets. Always a standout, with gray tresses ...
2019-09-16, 19:52

America is close to ‘deal’ with Taliban, hints Trump With a president eager to bring US troops home, many question what Afghan ‘peace’ would look likeDonald Trump has met his peace envoy to Afghanistan ...
2019-08-17, 21:52

Trump: U.S. ‘close’ to Taliban deal, troops to drop to 8,600 The Pentagon has been developing plans to withdraw as many as half of the 14,000 U.S. troops still there, but the Taliban want all U.S. and NATO forc...
2019-08-30, 05:39

Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan...
2019-05-24, 01:13

Why Afghans Welcome Donald Trump's Surprising Tweets On Taliban Afghan officials, analysts and citizens on Sunday cautiously welcomed President Donald Trump's announcement that he was calling off the troubled U.S....
2019-09-09, 09:13

How Trump’s Plan to Secretly Meet With the Taliban Came Together, and Fell Apart What would have been one of the biggest headline-grabbing moments of President Trump’s tenure was put together on the spur of the moment and then can...
2019-09-09, 04:26

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency M...
2019-07-12, 08:52

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that...
2019-09-10, 05:39

President Donald Trump hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan, says he has plan to end Afghan conflict During a White House meeting Monday with Pakistani leader Imran Khan, President Donald Trump said he's motivated to end the 18-year conflict in Afgha...
2019-07-23, 02:39

No Camp David Photo Op With the Taliban Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary, Trump Says A significant amount of news coverage was devoted Sunday to a bizarre Twitter thread President Donald Trump posted the previous day about Afghanistan...
2019-09-09, 14:00

In Trump’s Taliban Snub, a Shift of Fortune for Afghanistan’s President Elections in which Ashraf Ghani is seeking re-election had been held hostage to peace talks with the Taliban. Then President Trump pulled the plug on...
2019-09-10, 21:13

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after servi...
2019-05-24, 07:13

Only Trump Would Brag About Canceled Taliban Meeting, Jimmy Kimmel Says “Next month he’s taking Al Qaeda to Six Flags, did you know that?” the host joked on Monday night about the president’s canceled secret meeting with ...
2019-09-10, 09:13

Egypt says it will participate in Trump’s peace workshop CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government says it will take part in the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace conference in Bahrain. The...
2019-06-23, 01:01

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Trump Said He Tried to Stop Release of John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban’ Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released from prison on probation this week after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for ...
2019-05-24, 01:13

Trump cancels plan to host Taliban leaders at presidential retreat Donald Trump has claimed he was set to meet with leaders of the Taliban at his presidential retreat before they admitted to an attack which killed a ...
2019-09-08, 12:52

Trump Denies White House Turmoil Over Cancelled Taliban Meeting US President Donald Trump on Monday denied sparking turmoil with his dramatic cancelation of a secret plan to fly Taliban leaders in for direct talks...
2019-09-10, 04:26

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Sat...
2019-08-03, 21:13

Trevor Noah: 'Trump has put a photo opportunity above peace' Late-night hosts dissect Trump’s recent beefs, from a Twitter fight with Chrissy Teigen to secretly planned – and cancelled – talks with the TalibanT...
2019-09-11, 01:39

Ivanka Trump Wants More Women Involved in Peace Processes In major peace talks from 1990 to 2017, women made up just 2% of mediators, 8% of negotiators and 5% of witnesses and signatories, according to the U...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position o...
2019-07-06, 05:26

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s ...
2019-07-10, 01:00

US and Mexico: Negotiators claim progress; no deal yet WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress in their effort to avoid import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still...
2019-06-07, 06:52

US to commemorate 9/11 victims amid controversy over Trump inviting Taliban to Camp David Americans prepare to remember the victims of 9/11 while controversy rages about President Donald Trump's canceled plans to meet with the Taliban...
2019-09-10, 18:26

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand thei...
2019-06-21, 17:13

Baghdad protesters take down Bahrain flag over Trump peace conference More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom's flag on Thursday night to protest a ...
2019-06-28, 02:00

Trump to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous,...
2019-07-23, 18:52

Trump sees Mideast peace. Others see a ‘racist, colonial mentality.’ Next week the administration will hold an event aimed wooing West Bank development projects, but the Palestinian political and business communities h...
2019-06-19, 10:13

Trump's Mideast peace envoy set to leave office Trump's special envoy for Middle East peace, Jason Greenblatt, is leaving the administration. He had been leading the effort to devise the oft-d...
2019-09-05, 23:39

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab sta...
2019-06-22, 19:26

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that w...
2019-08-19, 01:13

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreig...
2019-06-14, 16:00

Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive ta...
2019-07-25, 01:26

Trump says US will ‘closely’ monitor American Taliban member, adds ‘nothing’ could have been done to stop prison release WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says US will ‘closely’ monitor American Taliban member, adds ‘nothing’ could have been done to stop p...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Trump expected to sign off on Taliban deal to bring 5,000 US troops home after nearly 18 years in Afghanistan THE DEAL IS DONE: President Trump is being presented today with a draft agreement with the Taliban that would provide for the phased withdrawal of mo...
2019-09-04, 01:39

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fisca...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to p...
2019-06-30, 16:39

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some nei...
2019-06-23, 12:26

Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willin...
2019-07-03, 23:39

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Sec...
2019-06-15, 16:52

Dennis Rodman, who hangs with Trump and Kim, says Korea peace deal 'could still work' Former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman, one of a handful of Westerners to have met North Korean head of state Kim Jong Un, and a friend of U.S. Pr...
2019-09-10, 06:00

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace possible only with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the ...
2019-05-29, 22:13

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation ...
2019-06-23, 07:52

Trump Peace Plan Wins Praise from Israelis, Rejection from Palestinians The Trump administration has delayed plans to roll out the political portion of its plan, which will be necessary to implement the economic part, unt...
2019-06-23, 19:52

Trump needs to make peace with China and get a cut in interest rates | Larry Elliott US president’s target has tended to be Beijing but his focus is likely to turn more to the Federal ReserveStock markets around the world are sending ...
2019-05-29, 22:52

Trump's Lead Negotiator on Arab-Israeli Peace Plan to Exit President Trump’s lead negotiator on his highly anticipated Arab-Israeli peace plan will be leaving the White House soon, throwing further into quest...
2019-09-06, 00:00

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis a...
2019-07-24, 06:52

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous,...
2019-07-23, 22:00

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country...
2019-06-14, 13:26

As Congress Seeks Budget Deal, Negotiators Try to Sideline Mulvaney With the clock ticking toward a potential debt default, federal budget negotiators are maneuvering to isolate the man seen as the common enemy: Mick ...
2019-07-18, 14:13

UPDATE 4-Top U.S., China trade negotiators to meet in Shanghai next week Top U.S. and Chinese negotiators will meet face-to-face next week for the first time since Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agreed to revive ta...
2019-07-24, 23:52

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the cou...
2019-06-04, 00:39

President Trump expected to sign off on Taliban deal to bring 5,000 US troops home after nearly 18 years in Afghanistan THE DEAL IS DONE: President Trump is being presented today with a draft agreement with the Taliban that would provide for the phased withdrawal of mo...
2019-09-03, 17:39