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Blast at Kabul University kills eight, injures 33

19 Jul 2019

KABUL 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 said.

U.S., Taliban talks end after rival Afghans agree on 'roadmap for peace'

09 Jul 2019

KABUL The U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan wound up on Tuesday the seventh round of talks he has held with the Taliban in Qatar, after signs of progress in efforts to end the longest war the United States has ever fought.

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far

06 Jul 2019

KABUL U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists group to end the Afghan war.

Intra-Afghan peace meeting in Qatar aimed at building trust

03 Jul 2019

KABUL Taliban officials are due to meet a group of Afghan delegates in Doha this weekend as diplomatic efforts build to withdraw foreign forces from Afghanistan and end years of violence that continued this week with a devastating bomb attack in Kabul.

Taliban kill 26 government militiamen as talks enter crucial stage

29 Jun 2019

KABUL Taliban militants killed at least 26 members of a pro-government militia in north Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as the Islamists and U.S. negotiators were set to begin a seventh round of peace talks in Qatar.

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Kabul, hopes for a peace deal before September 1

25 Jun 2019

KABUL U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday to discuss ongoing peace talks with the Taliban and the security situation ahead of Afghan presidential polls in September.

INSIGHT-India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment

27 May 2019

* 5% of 62 million sq ft planned development is "operational"

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban

26 May 2019

KABUL/BERLIN Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effort to restart peace talks to end 18 years of conflict, officials said.

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment

24 May 2019

GANDHINAGAR, India When he was chief minister of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai.

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment

24 May 2019

GANDHINAGAR, India When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai.

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