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Pompeo rushes to Kabul to jumpstart flagging peace process

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a...

Pompeo rushes to Kabul to jumpstart flagging peace process

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Kabul on an urgent visit to try to move forward a...

Afghans set to release 1,500 Taliban; US wants less violence

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - After a series of delays, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a decree early Wednesday promising to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners...

Afghans set to release 1,500 Taliban; US wants less violence

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - After a series of delays, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a decree early Wednesday promising to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners...

Dueling Afghan leaders both declare themselves president

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's rival leaders were each sworn in as president in separate ceremonies on Monday, throwing plans for negotiations with the...

Dueling Afghan leaders both declare themselves president

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan's rival leaders were each sworn in as president in separate ceremonies on Monday, throwing plans for negotiations with the...

Pompeo: Afghan violence must ease for peace deal to advance

WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump said he had a “very good talk” with a Taliban leader and insisted...

Flare-up in Afghan violence shows fragility of peace deal

WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump said he had a “very good talk” with a top Taliban leader and...

Trump says he spoke to a Taliban leader, had ‘good talk’

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he spoke on the phone to a Taliban leader, making him the first U.S. president...

Pentagon sees Taliban deal as allowing fuller focus on China

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration's peace deal with the Taliban opens the door for an initial American troop withdrawal that Defense Secretary Mark...