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Afghanistan: Ashraf Ghani asks Taliban to endorse peace process

Kabul: Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday asked the Taliban group to  end the ongoing violence and endorse the peace process.

Two Taliban members planning to send mine killed in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Kabul/Sputnik: Two members of the Taliban group who were planning to send a mine were killed in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, the press service of the local police headquarters said on Saturday.

Kabul starts to release 400 Taliban prisoners, 80 of them already free

Kabul/Sputnik: The Afghan authorities have started to release the remaining 400 Taliban prisoners, with 80 of them being already free, the Office of the National Security Council said on Friday.

Afghanistan: Taliban mortar attack leaves 9 people wounded 

Kabul: At least nine members of a family were wounded as a  mortar round fired by Taliban militants landed on their house in Afghanistan, media reports said.

Mike Pompeo, Baradar discuss start of intra-Afghan talks

Washington/UNI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday held discussions with the Taliban’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and discussed the possibility of starting the intra-Afghan talks.

Afghanistan: Ghani-led govt releases 317 more Taliban prisoners

Kabul/UNI: The Afghan government released 317 more Taliban prisoners from Parwan and other provinces, bringing the total number of prisoners released so far to 4,917, the National Security Council tweeted on Sunday.

Afghanistan: 36 militants surrender before authorities

Kabul/UNI: Thirty-six Taliban militants joined a national peace and reconciliation process in two Afghan provinces after they surrendered before the national authorities, TOLO news reported on Monday.

Around 6000-6500 Pakistani terrorists present in Afghanistan: UNSC report

New York:  A report published by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has claimed that around 6000-6500 Pakistani terrorists are present in Afghanistan at present.

Taliban commander among 8 militants killed in W. Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan/Xinhua: Eight militants including a key Taliban commander Mullah Khaksar have been confirmed dead as a clash erupted in Shahrak district of western Afghanistan's Ghor province on Sunday, said an army statement released here.

Taliban kills security officer in Northern Afghanistan

Kabul/UNI: A security officer was killed and six others injured in an ambush attack by Islamist militia Taliban on a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Security forces recover Pakistani national identity cards from slain militants

Kabul: Afghanistan security forces have recovered Pakistani National Identity Cards from the slain militants who were killed during an operation in Afghanistan's  southern Kandahar province, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Police kill Taliban terrorist during operation 

Kabul: The Kabul Police have killed a suspected Taliban terrorist during an operation in Afghanistan's Shakar Dara district, media reports said.

Pakistan politician demands to know status of ex-TTP spokesman and terrorist Ehsanullah Ehsan

Islamabad:  The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has sought to find out the status of former Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan spokesman and terrorist Ehsanullah Ehsan, who this year escaped from captivity.

At least 15 Taliban militants killed in airstrike in Afghan kandahar province - Police

Kabul/Sputnik: At least 15 Taliban militants were killed and 10 others were injured in an airstrike by the Afghan air forces in Kandahar province, local police said on Wednesday.

US envoy says US troops left 5 Afghan bases as part of deal with Taliban

Moscow/Sputnik: US troops have left five bases in Afghanistan and the number of servicemen in Afghanistan has decreased as part of the peace agreement reached with the Taliban in Qatar in February, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said.