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Trump tweet gave Taliban boost in negotiations: Afghan official

15 October, 2020

Donald Trump's tweet about an Afghan withdrawal might have given the Taliban a boost.

US envoy says Taliban agree to reduce Afghan casualties

15 October, 2020

The Taliban have promised to reduce casualties in Afghanistan after violence raised questions about the validity of peace talks.

Nine dead after helicopters collide in Afghanistan

14 October, 2020

Nine people were killed after two military helicopters collided amid fighting in southern Afghanistan.

Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

14 October, 2020

Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

Afghanistan withdrawal still 'conditions-based', top US general says

13 October, 2020

The Pentagon's top general said the US withdrawal of more troops from Afghanistan will depends on several conditions.

Afghan police ordered to shoot criminals

12 October, 2020

Afghanistan's interior minister issued Kabul police with a shoot-to-kill order in a bid to control any escalation in violent crime as US forces withdraw from the country

Taliban endorses 'wise man' Trump in US presidential race

11 October, 2020

Weeks after receiving an endorsement from the niece of former Al-Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden, US President Trump has found support from the Afghan militant movement.

Trump's decision to withdraw Afghanistan troops 'ridiculous': US officials

09 October, 2020

American politicians expressed concern over the US president's aim to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Christmas, arguing that his timeframe is unrealistic.

NATO chief insists allies will leave Afghanistan together

08 October, 2020

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg has said that members of the alliance would leave Afghanistan together, contradicting a new promise by Trump to bring US troops home by Christmas

Trump wants US troops in Afghanistan 'home by Christmas'

08 October, 2020

The Taliban welcomed the announcement as a "positive step" in implementing their February 29 agreement with the US.

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