The mood in Afghanistan is generally upbeat at the idea of the start of negotiations with Taliban that people hope will bring an end to four decades of conflict.
Voice of America. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 05:44:16 -0400.
The decision clears the way for the last of 5,000 insurgents to be freed. President Ashraf Ghani announced the release after convening an assembly of 3,000 representatives to seek their advice.
Mujib Mashal and Fatima Faizi. New York Times. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 07:47:45 +0000.
The Afghan government and the Taliban are on the verge of starting peace talks aimed at ending almost two decades of war in Afghanistan after President Ashraf Ghani said that he will approve the release of 400 Taliban militants.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 02:04:51 +0000.
The U.S. will reduce the number of troops stationed in Afghanistan to under 5,000 over the next four months, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday. ...
Lauren Meier. Washington Times. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 12:13:10 -0400.
The Afghan government agreed on Sunday to release 400 "hard-core" Taliban prisoners, paving the way for peace talks aimed at ending almost two decades of war. Under election-year pressure from U.S. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 02:43:32 -0400.
US President Donald Trump has confirmed that he plans to further reduce the number of US troops in Afghanistan from currently 8,600 to possibly as low as 4,000 by ...
Janes 360. Wed, 05 Aug 2020 15:44:58 Z.
Moscow called on the Afghan authorities and the US and NATO command in Afghanistan to take targeted and comprehensive measures to eliminate the presence of IS members in the country
Tass. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 14:11:51 +0300.
United States President Trump has revealed that the subject of alleged Russian bounties on coalition forces in Afghanistan did not come up during a recent phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.Axios reports that ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 08:37:27 +1200.
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Facts About Afghanistan
The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is a landlocked, mountainous country
which is located in south central Asia. Its capital city is Kabul,
and its national currency is the Afghani.
In 2007, Afghanistan's estimated population was 31,890,000, and the
primary languages used in Afghanistan are Dari and Pashto.