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Afghan President Ghani and rival Abdullah sign power-sharing deal

Afghan President Ghani and rival Abdullah sign power-sharing deal

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday signed a power-sharing deal, ending a bitter months-long feud that plunged the country into political crisis.

Qatar stresses need for involving women in Afghan peace process

Qatar stresses need for involving women in Afghan peace process

Qatar has reiterated its deep commitment to achieving peace in Afghanistan, continuing its positive role and making efforts to facilitate peace talks between the parties in Afghanistan.

Unknown gunmen kill three in daylight in Afghan capital Kabul

Unknown gunmen kill three in daylight in Afghan capital Kabul

Unknown gunmen shot and killed three people in Kabul on Sunday, including a member of eastern Logar province's provincial council, underscoring the ongoing risk of violence ...

'Qatar an important partner in Afghan peace process'

'Qatar an important partner in Afghan peace process'

HE the Secretary of State of the United States of America Mike Pompeo has praised the efforts made by Qatar to bring peace to Afghanistan, and to bring the views of all sides together.

Taliban repel Afghan forces' bid to reach US plane crash site

Taliban repel Afghan forces' bid to reach US plane crash site

Afghan forces and Taliban fighters clashed in a central region where a US military aircraft crashed, officials said on Tuesday, as the government tried to reach the wreckage site in a Taliban stronghold.

Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

Taliban attacks kill 48, Afghan leader unhurt as bomber targets rally

Taliban suicide bombers killed 48 people in two separate attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday, the deadliest taking place near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, though he was unhurt.

Bombing of Afghan govt bus condemned

Bombing of Afghan govt bus condemned

Qatar has strongly condemned the explosion which targeted a government bus in the Afghan capital Kabul, causing deaths and injuries.

Afghan vice president survives three Taliban ambushes

Afghan vice president survives three Taliban ambushes

Afghan Vice President General Abdul Rasheed Dostum escaped three ambushes by Taliban militants on his way to his home village late on Saturday, officials said.

At least 27 killed in attacks across three Afghan provinces

At least 27 killed in attacks across three Afghan provinces

At least 27 people were killed in a series of Taliban attacks and explosions across the Afghan provinces of Faryab, Helmand and Kandahar, officials said Sunday.

Gunfight erupts in north Afghan city over police chief's appointment

Gunfight erupts in north Afghan city over police chief's appointment

A gunbattle erupted on Thursday between Afghan forces and supporters of a powerful politician in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif who rejected the appointment of a new provincial police chief ...

FM reviews Afghan peace process

FM reviews Afghan peace process

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad ...

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

UN appeals for $50m to assist some 3.8 million Afghan children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Sunday launched a 50-million-dollar aid appeal to assist a total of 6.3 million people, including some 3.8 million children in Afghanistan.