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Joe Biden administration to review US-Taliban agreement: White House

Washington/Sputnik: US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told his Afghan counterpart that the Biden administration will review Washington’s peace deal with the Taliban, the White House said in a statement.

Police recover several children before being sent to Pakistan

Kabul: Afghanistan's First Vice President Amrullah Saleh has said police have recovered  several young and minor children who were being taken to Taliban madrassas in Pakistan for insurgency training.

Expert believes Taliban failed to change its way despite Intra-Afghanistan talks

Keeping in mind the recent negotiations that the Afghanistan government and Taliban resumed, several American policymakers have opined that the Taliban has changed but the people of the war-battered nation feels that  the group still believes in its "medieval, totalitarian, and dogmatic ideologies".

Airstrike in eastern Afghanistan leaves 13 Taliban killed: Authorities

Kabul/Sputnik: Thirteen Taliban fighters were killed by an airstrike in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, the provincial press office said on Monday.

Pakistan supports Taliban, Al-Qaeda: Afrasiab Khattak

Kabul: A senior Pakistani leader has said the South Asian nation supports not only the Taliban but also Al-Qaeda to gain their regional goals.

Security forces kill 7 Taliban members in southern Afghanistan: Defence Ministry

Moscow/Sputnik: Seven Taliban militants have been killed after the Afghan military foiled an attack on security checkpoints in the southern Afghan district of Zheria, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

Afghanistan issue: US-Taliban to meet on Jan 5, says Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan's Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday said the next rounds of talks between the US and Afghan Taliban over the issue of establishing peace in Afghanistan will be held on Jan 5.

Slain Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has a 'life insurance' policy in Pakistan: Report

Islamabad:  Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour,who was killed in a  US drone attack in 2016, had purchased a ‘life insurance’ policy from a private company in Pakistan using a fake identity, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Taliban terrorists kill local imam

Kabul: Suspected Taliban terrorists shot dead an Imam in Lash Juwayn district of Afghanistan's Farah region on Monday, media reports said.

Afghan security forces kill over 60 Taliban militants in Kandahar: Authorities

KABUL/Sputnik:The Afghan National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Sunday that 63 Taliban militants, including seven suicide attackers, had been killed and 29 others injured in the southern province of Kandahar over the past 72 hours.

Afghan forces kill 28 Taliban militants in Uruzgan, Kandahar provinces

Kabul/Sputnik: Afghan forces have killed 28 Taliban insurgents during a series of operations in the provinces of Uruzgan and Kandahar, the Afghan Ministry of Defense said on Sunday.

Taliban terrorists still operate from Pakistan: Afghanistan Minister

Kabul: Afghanistan's Defence Minister Asadullah Khalid has claimed that the Taliban terrorist group still have operating bases in Quetta and Miranshah regions of Pakistan from where they send members to Afghanistan for carrying out terrorist acts.

Pakistan military had ties with Taliban, possibly Al Qaeda: Ex-US President Barack Obama

Washington/UNI: In what could be viewed as a vindication of India and Afghanistan's stance that Pakistan uses terror proxies to achieve its strategic goals, former US President Barack Obama has said they kept the Pakistani establishment in the dark regarding the operation to kill Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, as it was known that certain sections of the Pakistani military had ties with terrorist groups.

Five Taliban members killed in south Afghanistan in attempted attack on police, says spokesman

Kabul/Sputnik: The police in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar on Friday repelled an attack of the Taliban movement on two stations and killed five insurgents in the clash, Jamal Nasir Barakzai, a spokesman for the provincial police headquarters, said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Pakistani-origin Al-Qaeda terrorist killed

Kabul: A Pakistani-origin Al-Qaeda terrorist has been killed during a special operation by Afghanistan security forces in the south Asian war-ravaged country.