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The security forces continue to lose grip over parts of Afghanistan and the Taliban are steadily holding their own, despite an increase in the US air attacks against the armed group, a US watchdog agency has said.
The Taliban have appointed a co-founder of the movement as the new head of their political office in Doha, where talks have been held since Monday with US officials seeking to end 17 years of conflict in Afghanistan.
President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday formally registered as a candidate for Afghanistan’s delayed presidential election, setting up a rematch with Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in the July ballot.
Afghan Taliban representatives and United States officials will hold peace talks for two days starting Wednesday in the Gulf state of Qatar.
The Taliban will not attend planned peace talks with the United States in Saudi Arabia this month and want to shift the venue to Qatar.
Militants detonated a car bomb before storming a Kabul government compound in an ongoing attack Monday, officials and witnesses said, in the latest violence to rock the Afghan capital.
The Taliban have said they are holding a meeting on Monday with US officials, in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan's 17-year war.
Pakistan’s foreign ministry said on Monday that US President Donald Trump has written a letter to prime minister Imran Khan seeking Islamabad’s support in securing a “negotiated settlement” to the war in Afghanistan.
The Taliban held talks with US officials in Qatar on ending the Afghan conflict last week, the militants confirmed Monday, but said no agreement was reached on "any issue".
Pakistan has released the Afghan Taliban leader from prison, a spokesman for the Taliban said on Thursday.
Pakistan has appointed a new chief for its powerful intelligence agency, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), as the previous appointee completed his term, the military said.
The Taliban on Monday directed Afghans to boycott upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October 20, as they ramp up attacks in strategic provinces.
The Taliban on Monday vowed to target government security forces in upcoming parliamentary elections, as US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad met with Afghan leaders to discuss ways to end the 17-year war.
Multichoice, a video entertainment and internet company, says it will hold an online audition for the 2019 edition of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to disrupt elections in the state because its candidates are not on the ballot.
Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) has vehemently condemned the recent extrajudicial killing of a Nigerian citizen by an official of the Nigerian Customs Service, calling for a proper probe into the matter in the interest of justice.
Anthony Joshua revealed he thinks he will fight Luis Ortiz once he has dealt with Jarrell Miller in his America in June.
A head of tomorrow’s rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it would not conduct elections in volatile areas where security agencies said the safety of their officials could not be guaranteed, especially in some parts of the North East where Boko Haram insurgents had displaced thousands.
The US deputy attorney general discussed how many cabinet members would support removing US President Donald Trump from office in 2017, the FBI’s former acting director said in an interview airing Sunday.
Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has asked Nigerians to reflect on the last three and a half years and compare it with the 16 years of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before picking their choice of candidates in Saturday elections.
A Chinese Military Court sentenced a Senior General who had been Chief of a top Defence Department to life in Prison on Wednesday.
Family, friends, supporters and former teammates paid tribute to striker Emiliano Sala in his small Argentine hometown overnight, almost four weeks after he died when the plane he was in crashed into the English Channel.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber killed two police officers and wounded three more while he was being pursued near Cairo's famed Khan el-Khalili tourist marketplace.