Archive for January February March April May June July August September October November December 2016 2017 2018 2019 Submit 2019-12-05 | Economy Herat authorities counter dollar smuggling with ban on Iranian rials Officials are trying to encourage the use of the Afghani. 2019-12-05 | Politics US negotiator set to restart Taliban peace talks The talks will aim to establish a ceasefire and set the groundwork for intra-Afghan peace talks. 2019-12-04 | Security Renowned Japanese doctor, 5 Afghans killed in Nangarhar attack President Ashraf Ghani described the physician as 'one of the closest friends of Afghanistan'. 2019-12-03 | Politics Iranian regime's warm reception of Taliban draws anger in Afghanistan No government has the right to meet with the Taliban without the presence of the Afghan government, officials say. 2019-12-03 | Security Deadly blast in Kunduz highlights continuing danger of land mines The blast killed 15 civilians, including 8 children, while 164 countries agreed to work toward a 'mine free' world by 2025. 2019-12-02 | Politics Image of vaunted Iranian leader Qasem Soleimani 'inflated' IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani has been touted as a mastermind by pro-Iran media, but his achievements tell another story. 2019-12-02 | Security Taliban fighters surrendering in Ghor pledge support against former comrades "When we were with the Taliban, we lived in fear day and night," said one militant who surrendered.