The blasts came as the country mourns a bomb attack that killed at least 63 people and wounded nearly 200 over the weekend.Full Story
The two sides have been discussing an agreement for almost a year, in which U.S. forces would withdraw from Afghanistan.Full Story
“The fact remains that only a determined effort to avoid civilian harm, not just by abiding by international humanitarian law but also by reducing the intensity of the fighting, will decrease the suffering of civilian Afghans."
A powerful blast rocked Kabul Sunday after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt near a former spy chief's office.
After nearly a year of peace talks with the U.S., the eighth round of negotiations will take place next week in Doha.
Afghanistan’s government has been excluded from talks between the U.S. and the Taliban and has accused Pakistan of supporting the insurgency.
The attack came amid peace talks that started last year between the Taliban and the U.S. to find a way out to the 18-year war.
The Taliban's chief negotiator mocked the U.S. in recent remarks, claiming that the U.S. was on the verge of defeat in Afghanistan after nearly 18 years of war.
Afghanistan ranks near the bottom of global indices on gender equality, with forced marriages, honor killings and domestic violence prevalent nationwide, particularly in rural areas.
The campaign comes as international observers have blasted the talks, led on the U.S. side by peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, for their lack of female inclusion.
Following the echo of gunshots, the area around the building was promptly cordoned off and secured by law enforcement officials.