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Afghanistan: A landlocked south-central Asian country
Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Much of its 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi) is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range. Kabul is the capital and largest city.

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Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war

President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the..
Reuters - Published

Trump says U.S. working with Pakistan to find way out of Afghan war

President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way out of the war in..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Afghanistan

Afghan talks: Rival sides agree on 'road map for peace' [Video]Afghan talks: Rival sides agree on 'road map for peace'

Afghan leaders and the Taliban call to reduce civilian casualties to 'zero' in a joint statement after talks in Doha.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Afghanistan: Many killed in car bomb attack by Taliban amid Qatar peace talks [Video]Afghanistan: Many killed in car bomb attack by Taliban amid Qatar peace talks

Attack targeting National Directorate of Security compound came as rival Afghan groups met in Qatar to discuss peace.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published

Qatar hosts intra-Afghan summit for peace talks with Taliban [Video]Qatar hosts intra-Afghan summit for peace talks with Taliban

Afghans from across the political and social spectrum to meet Taliban representatives in bid to end the 18-year war.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 06:37Published

U.S. Envoy: Peace Talks With Taliban 'Most Productive' [Video]U.S. Envoy: Peace Talks With Taliban 'Most Productive'

Reuters reports U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks. U.S envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding peace talks with the Taliban to end the 18-year war in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures at least 100 [Video]Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures at least 100

A powerful blast hit Kabul's diplomatic district during rush hour on Monday sending a plume of black smoke over the Afghan capital, with tens of injured taken to hospital and ambulances ferrying still..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Explosion hits Afghan capital Kabul: Media reports [Video]Explosion hits Afghan capital Kabul: Media reports

Afghan capital rocked by a powerful blast with smoke seen billowing near US Embassy, according to media reports.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:24Published

Two U.S. Service Members Killed By Gunfire In Afghanistan [Video]Two U.S. Service Members Killed By Gunfire In Afghanistan

Reuters reports two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. The NATO-led Resolute Support mission shared the news in a statement but did not give any further details, and it won't..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Report: Afghanistan sees increase in civilian casualties [Video]Report: Afghanistan sees increase in civilian casualties

Almost 11,000 civilians were killed in the country in 2018 and the Taliban is in a stronger military position now than at any point since 2001.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:42Published

US-Iran tensions could 'jeopardise' Afghanistan says Pakistan's Foreign Minister [Video]US-Iran tensions could 'jeopardise' Afghanistan says Pakistan's Foreign Minister

In an interview with Euronews, Pakistan's Foreign Minister warned that the escalating situation between the US and Iran could have consequences on Afghanistan.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:00Published

Warner and Finch opening the way for Australia [Video]Warner and Finch opening the way for Australia

Australia’s Aaron Finch and David Warner continue to notch huge totals at the Cricket World Cup with big win over Bangladesh.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:39Published

England thrash Afghanistan: Eoin Morgan doubted ability to produce brutal knock [Video]England thrash Afghanistan: Eoin Morgan doubted ability to produce brutal knock

Press conference with England captain Eoin Morgan after his stunning 148 guided England to a 150-run win over Afghanistan in the World Cup at Old Trafford. Morgan broke the record for the number of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

Morgan's record-breaking six-fest helps England crush Afghanistan [Video]Morgan's record-breaking six-fest helps England crush Afghanistan

England captain Eoin Morgan says he never thought he could play an innings like the one which devastated Afghanistan.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:03Published

England get Morgan boost but Roy to miss at least two games [Video]England get Morgan boost but Roy to miss at least two games

Morgan hopeful of facing Afghanistan, Roy out for at least two games

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:25Published

Representative Dan Crenshaw Proves Patriotism With Photo Of War Injury [Video]Representative Dan Crenshaw Proves Patriotism With Photo Of War Injury

Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw was recently questioned about his patriotism. The criticism came after a congressional hearing about the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. According to Business Insider,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Afghan farmers harvest illegal poppies to build a future [Video]Afghan farmers harvest illegal poppies to build a future

Mohammad Ahmadi is one of many poppy farmers who have little choice for a livelihood in war-torn Afghanistan, so they turn to scratching poppies for its sap.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Afghanistan at risk of becoming a 'narco-state' [Video]Afghanistan at risk of becoming a 'narco-state'

Aghanistan continues to lead global opium production, even with efforts to curb production and trafficking of drugs in the country. That is because farmers continue to harvest poppies for their use in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Police in Australia search headquarters of ABC News in Sydney [Video]Police in Australia search headquarters of ABC News in Sydney

ABC says the operation was in relation to its 2017 reports about alleged misconduct by Australian troops in Afghanistan

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:03Published

Australia: Police raid ABC headquarters over Afghanistan stories [Video]Australia: Police raid ABC headquarters over Afghanistan stories

Police searched the corporation's offices in Sydney, in second high-profile probe into news outlets in 24 hours.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published

New Afghan police chief takes on corruption [Video]New Afghan police chief takes on corruption

Khoshal Sadat, the new head of Afghan police force, has one of the hardest jobs in the country - rooting out abuse and bringing new energy to a force that for years has been used as a cash machine by..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Iran, Syria on agenda as Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel [Video]Iran, Syria on agenda as Pompeo meets Germany's Merkel

German chancellor says brief talk with the US secretary of state has Iran, Afghanistan, Syria and Libya on the agenda.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:26Published

Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital [Video]Car bomb targets U.S. convoy in Afghan capital

A car bomb targeting a U.S. convoy has exploded in Kabul, Afghanistan, wounding four U.S. service members as well as causing other casualties. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

Afghanistan: Children share beds in poorly equipped hospital [Video]Afghanistan: Children share beds in poorly equipped hospital

In Afghanistan, sick children share beds, with many having little or no access to medical treatment.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:38Published

Afghan lives under threat as ambulance services overstretched [Video]Afghan lives under threat as ambulance services overstretched

Critical lack of vehicles across Afghanistan affects patients desperate to get to hospital

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:30Published

Pence to West Point grads: Expect to see combat [Video]Pence to West Point grads: Expect to see combat

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told West Point graduates on Saturday that they should expect to see combat. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:11Published

 

Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump at White House amid strained ties

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday amid strained relations between the two nations as Islamabad seeks foreign investment..
Reuters - Published

Afghan forces kill seven civilians in attack on militants

Afghan government forces mistakenly killed seven civilians, including children, in an attack on militants south of the capital, a provincial official said on Monday, the latest victims of a war..
Reuters - Published

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown

U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants when the two leaders meet at the White House on..
Reuters - Published

Migrants hurt in North Macedonia after driver jumps from moving truck

Police in North Macedonia said on Saturday that 34 Afghan migrants have been injured in a highway accident after the driver of a truck carrying them north toward Serbia jumped from the moving vehicle..
Reuters - Published

Blast at Kabul University kills eight, injures 33

A powerful bomb blast outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday killed at least eight people and wounded 33, as students and lawyers waited to take an examination, officials..
Reuters - Published

Blast near Afghan university kills two, injures 10, official says

An explosion on Friday outside an entrance to Kabul university in the Afghan capital killed at least two people and injured 10, officials said.
Reuters - Published

12 killed, scores wounded in Afghanistan Taliban car bombing

Twelve people were killed and more than 80 wounded when Taliban fighters detonated two car bombs at a gate outside police headquarters in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, police and medical..
Reuters - Published

Taliban attack police headquarters in Afghanistan's Kandahar, 20 wounded

Taliban fighters detonated a car bomb at a gate of police headquarters in the Afghan city of Kandahar on Thursday, wounding at least 20 people, police and medical officials and the Taliban said.
Reuters - Published

Afghan files military whistleblower David McBride returns to court

A former military lawyer who leaked classified documents to ABC journalists at the centre of recent federal police raids has returned to court.
SBS - Published

'Our world has collapsed': Asylum seeker's family demands answers of Australia

The devastated family of Abdul Aziz, the young Afghan asylum seeker who died in mysterious circumstances in a Melbourne detention centre on the weekend, says the Australian government took four days to..
The Age - Published

Taliban kill 18 Afghan soldiers in overnight clashes, officials say

Taliban militants killed at least 18 Afghan soldiers in clashes that erupted overnight when troops were trying to capture a senior Taliban leader, government officials said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Taliban force Swedish charity to close dozens of Afghan health centers

Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide safety to civilians, the organization said on..
Reuters - Published

Children from refugee backgrounds falling through cracks

Students from Syria, Afghanistan, Yemen and parts of Africa are too often years behind their Australian-born classmates.
The Age - Published

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan

At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said.
Reuters - Published

Afghan radio station shuts down after threats by suspected Taliban

A private radio station in Afghanistan has shut down after numerous threats from a suspected Taliban commander who objected to women working as presenters, officials at the radio station said on..
Reuters - Published

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