Taliban orders fighters to observe three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid al Adha holiday, starting on Friday, as President Ghani says peace talks with insurgents could begin in seven days.
Neither the leaders of India, Pakistan nor Afghanistan have shown the domestic urgency or the regional diplomacy required to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
A suicide bomb blast killed at least 26 people near President Ghani's campaign rally in Afghanistan's Parwan province, officials said. A blast in Kabul killed another 22 people.
China's first engaged the Taliban to protect its interests in Afghanistan in the 90s. Decades later, history repeats itself.
In an exclusive interview with TRT World, President Ashraf Ghani said Afghanistan can only secure long-lasting peace with a democratic system.
Pro-government forces in Afghanistan have killed more civilians than the Taliban in the first months of 2019 as all sides claim they are working actively to prevent civilian deaths.
From increased trade connectivity with Europe to construction of energy pipelines and some room for political optimism - this is some of the progress in Afghanistan that hasn't been making headlines.
Afghanistan faces a number of challenges internally and externally. Security and corruption are near the top of the list, but fixing Afghanistan's debilitated political system deserves greater attention.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani rejects First Vice President Rashid Dostum's allegations that he favours Pashtuns saying the accusations help enemies of the country.
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