Maoism followers were active in political, military, and particularly cultural areas under different titles independently or supported by groups called Islamic institutions, after Communist coup on 27th April, 1478(seventh of Saor, 1357LHY).
Former deputy National Security Adviser Satish Chandra among other experts have the government to engage with Taliban as their return is an ‘inevitability.’
The recent commitment for development in Afghanistan by external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has brought the spotlight back to India’s engagement with the Taliban and the ...
Pakistan fully supports a political settlement in Afghanistan as the only viable option to end the conflict in that country, says Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
“A Solution to the Afghan imbroglio can be found only through political initiatives,” the prime minister said at a meeting with former US ambassador Cameron Munter on Tuesday....
The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad briefed president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani regarding his recent trips aimed at the revival peace talks with the Taliban.
India on Sunday said it was committed to the economic reconstruction of Afghanistan and to promote an inclusive “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled” peace and reconciliation process in the war-torn country.
Mullah Mirwais, a key member of Taliban, was killed in a night raid conducted by Afghan forces in Qarabah district in Kabul on Sunday night, Qarabagh District Governor Mohammad Zarif Rashid said on Monday.
The Indian officials have reiterated New Delhi’s stance regarding an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process during a meeting with Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, the U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation.
Like India, China never had any intention of contributing troops to NATO’s anti-Taliban campaign. But as Asia’s strongest power and challenger to the U.S., China will shed no tears if the U.S. reduces its military strength or calls it a day after 18 years of a protracted and indecisive war in Afghanistan.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday said it was unfortunate that US President Donald Trump was mocking at the “essential” role India is playing in rebuilding the war-ravaged Afghanistan and noted that both Delhi and Moscow are "fully in sync" over their Afghan policies.