Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani says his government is ready to declare a ceasefire with the Taliban militant group as the grand peace assembly, known as a Loya Jirga, demanded an immediate and permanent truce.
Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have turned down a request by the court's prosecutor to open an investigation into possible war crimes during the conflict in Afghanistan, saying it would not serve the interests of justice.
Two explosions went off at a public celebration in the southern Afghan city of Lashkar Gah on Saturday, killing two people and wounding the governor of Helmand province, security and hospital officials said.
US President Donald Trump is seeking to replace American troops in Afghanistan with private contractors and mercenaries to outsource the US conflict against the war-torn country, says a political analyst in Virginia.
The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan says the administration of United States President Donald Trump “appears” to be “serious” in its negotiations with the group on bringing an end to the war in the Asian country.
Afghanistan’s intelligence agency says it has killed a Taliban commander who masterminded a recent deadly terror attack on a military base in the central province of Maidan Wardak, which reportedly killed some 126 security forces.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry rejected media reports that Tehran has hired a German-Afghan dual national to spy on the German military, denouncing the accusation as part of a plot to damage the relations between Iran and Europe.