Talks with Taliban ‘dead’: Trump; US military to ramp up Afghanistan operation

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said ‘talks with Taliban dead’, while the general in charge said that the U.S is likely to ramp up operation to counter an increase in Taliban... Read more »

War forces out the Afghan boy famous for his Messi shirt

A Taliban offensive has forced Lionel Messi’s young fan Murtaza and his family to flee their homes in southern Afghanistan. The boy became famous due to his handmade Messi shirt, made of... Read more »

Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, days after fighting in the central city of Ghazni and a northern province.... Read more »