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April 1, 2018
Add Afghanistan as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Afghanistan news, video, and analysis from ABC News. ... 17 years after the overthrow of the Taliban government, which outlawed women's education, an estimated 6 million children are in school in Afghanistan and a third of them are girls.
March 30, 2018
Kabul, March 30 (Xinhua) -- Uzbekistan's offer to host peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban outfit has been welcomed by experts here as a move towards bolstering regional cooperation towards ending the endemic conflict and achieving lasting peace in Afghanistan. Delegations ofÃÂ ...
March 26, 2018
The conference opens against a backdrop of complex challenges that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has to deal with on the domestic front, including a deteriorating internal security situation. In the end of January, the local Taliban carried out a heinous terror attack in Kabul using an ambulance bomb thatÃÂ ...
Task & Purpose
March 14, 2018
Afghanistan's ambassador to the United States wants to assure U.S. troops and veterans that the 17-year-old war in his country will not go on forever. “Those veterans who have served in Afghanistan should understand that the Afghan security forces — which they have helped us train — are one of theÃÂ ...
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March 12, 2018
NEW DELHI | KABUL (IDN) – The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has documented that, in 2017, 359 women were killed – five per cent more than in the previous year – and 865 injured. Altogether about 10,000 civilians lost their lives or suffered injuries in 2017. It is against this backdropÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
This past November, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released its annual survey of opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan for 2017. As ever, the survey's findings are hardly surprising. They reflect the periodic fluctuations in the amount of opium poppy cultivated and produced in theÃÂ ...
March 4, 2018
KABUL, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his speech at the Kabul conference recently offered to have talks with the Taliban without any preconditions, in a bid to end the endemic war in the conflict-ridden country. The offer made by the president included the recognitionÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Rarely-seen new video released by the Department of Defense shows Afghan and U.S. special operations forces conducting a nighttime raid that resulted in the death of an ISIS-K commander and one ... Add ISIS as an interest to stay up to date on the latest ISIS news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
December 31, 1999
(FPRI) — Afghans celebrated the new access that Iran's Chabahar port provides the country, but this victory may turn out to be a pyrrhic one. As recent as May 2016, India, Iran, and Afghanistan signed their first-ever trilateral partnership agreement allowing Indian goods to reach Afghanistan and CentralÃÂ ...