Civilians killed in rocket attack on Afghanistan cattle market

At least 23 killed, dozens wounded after four rockets hit the market in Sangin district in Helmand province. At least 23 civilians were killed and dozens injured after rockets hit a cattle market in Afghanistan‘s southern Helmand province, the Afghan government

Pakistan, US hold talks on restarting intra-Afghan peace talks

In February, the US and the Taliban signed an agreement aimed at ending America’s longest war, fought in Afghanistan. Islamabad, Pakistan – The United States Afghan peace envoy and Pakistan’s army chief have held talks to discuss the commencement of

Afghan rivals say they're close to ending leadership feud

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and rival Abdullah Abdullah are close to resolving a standoff over last year’s disputed presidential election that has threatened a U.S.-brokered peace process, both sides said on Saturday. The feud culminated in both

Taliban kills 13 Afghan soldiers in Balkh province

Afghan security forces also killed at least two Taliban members in clashes in southeastern Paktia province on Friday. Taliban has killed 13 members of the Afghan security forces in the northern province of Balkh. Seventeen others were also wounded when Taliban