KABUL/KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Public concern over an escalation in Taliban violence has made it harder to open peace negotiations with the Islamist insurgents, the head of Kabul's negotiating team, Abdullah Abdullah, said on Wednesday.
KABUL/KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Increased Taliban attacks are jeopardising the peace process, the Afghan government said on Tuesday after hundreds of security force personnel were killed over the past week by the Islamist insurgents.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Taliban fighters attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, setting off hours of gunbattles that raged even as U.S. negotiators were trying to seal an accord with the insurgents aimed at ending the war.
KUNDUZ/LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan U.S. air strikes in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz killed about a dozen civilians on Saturday, local officials said, as battle intensified there and in southern Helmand province.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan A Taliban attack on an Afghan army outpost near the northern city of Kunduz has killed at least 29 soldiers, while air strikes in other parts of the country killed dozens of insurgents, officials said on Thursday.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Taliban fighters seized a district in the northern province of Baghlan on Tuesday and kept up pressure on the central city of Ghazni as heavy fighting continued across Afghanistan following the start of the insurgents' annual spring offensive last month.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Villagers in a Taliban-controlled area of Afghanistan's Kunduz province buried dozens of dead on Tuesday, a day after an air strike they said hit a religious gathering but which the government said targeted a meeting of insurgent leaders.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Since U.S. forces began stepping up air strikes against the Taliban, Kunduz shopkeeper Najibullah no longer fears another insurgent takeover of the northern Afghan city. But he does fear robbery or kidnap by militia gangs.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan An employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross is missing after being pulled from a vehicle in northern Afghanistan on Monday, the aid organisation said.
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan Hundreds of mourners gathered on Friday to bury more than 30 civilians killed in an air strike called in to protect Afghan and U.S. forces during a raid on suspected Taliban militants outside the northern city of Kunduz.