Saturday 25th September 2021

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    • Afghanistan: Deadly Taliban attack on military compound Afghanistan-Deadly-Taliban-attack-on-military-compound

      A Taliban attack on a military compound in central Afghanistan has killed at least 20 security personnel and injured many more, local officials say. Militants rammed a vehicle laden with explosives through a military checkpoint in Wardak province, before detonating it. Some media reports put the death toll much higher. The Taliban’s power and reach has surged since foreign combat troops left Afghanistan in 2014. That year US-led combat operations against the Taliban, the main insurgent group in Afghanistan, officially ended, but some American troops remain in the country to provide training and assistance to Afghan forces, which do...

    • Pakistani mastermind of Chinese consulate attack killed in Afghanistan Pakistani-mastermind-of-Chinese-consulate-attack-killed-in-Afghanistan

      A Pakistani separatist leader, believed to be the mastermind of last month’s terror attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, has been reportedly killed along with five associates in a suicide blast in Afghanistan. Aslam Baloch, a top commander of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), was accused by Pakistani authorities of masterminding the November attack which left seven people dead. BLA, among the several insurgent groups fighting in Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan province, has vowed to continue its fight for independence. Baloch was killed on Tuesday along with five associates in a blast in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, BLA said...

    • Afghanistan ceasefire push in focus in U.S. Afghanistan-ceasefire-push-in-focus-in-U.S.

      Talks between U.S. and Taliban officials aimed at arranging peace negotiations in Afghanistan were set for a second day on Tuesday after discussions around the future of foreign forces and a possible six-month ceasefire, Taliban sources said. The three-day meeting in Abu Dhabi is at least the third time that U.S. special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met Taliban representatives as diplomatic efforts to end the 17-year war, which has intensified this year. On Monday, a Taliban delegation met officials from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates ahead of their meeting with Khalilzad, who was appointed to...