KABUL: The Afghan Taliban a day after their stunning takeover vowed to respect women’s rights...
"We [Pakistan] are in touch with our friends ... and will decide accordingly,” says Chaudhry; Bilawal says no room for confusion.
Defence secretary warns “Al-Qaeda will probably come back,” leading to a security threat.
"Misperceptions and scapegoating must be avoided to counter designs of spoilers," he says.
Lashes out at India for refusing to accept Pakistan’s request for participation in UNSC meeting.
"Pakistan will not be apologetic because it is sincere and honest for attaining peace in Afghanistan," says the foreign minister.
Russian envoy says the Taliban leadership has become fed up with war and seeks political solutions to the current deadlock.
"Instead of relying on foreigners, let us resolve our issues among ourselves,” he says.
Abdullah Abdullah says we hope the Taliban side will realise that there will be no peace with continued capturing of districts.
The new dates of the conference will be announced later, said the Foreign Office.
Shared interest in Afghanistan cannot become the sole reason for a long-term strategic partnership between Pakistan and US.
The spat between the Afghan NSA and FO had started after the former’s abusive remarks against Pakistan last month.
“The US dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s sincere efforts for bringing peace and stability in the region,” says ISPR.
General Bipin Rawat says worry is “disruptors” would step into the space created by the withdrawal of foreign troops.
Ghani has voiced vehement opposition to any solution that requires his government to step aside for unelected successors.
US envoy is also expected to visit regional countries.
Centcom commander, Russian president’s envoy hold meetings with army chief.
It is up to the Afghan parties to make the tough compromises needed to secure a settlement.
Says he is confident US will continue to support peace talks between Afghan govt and Taliban during Biden's administration.
His comments follow renewed fighting in Helmand, a longtime Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan.
Discusses peace process with Hekmatyar; UN official asked to work for dignified return of refugees.
Abdullah says he was encouraged by talks he had with the Indian leadership that centered around peace and stability in the region.
Khalilzad says Washington is willing to invest in infrastructure projects linking Central Asia to Pakistan.
The path to peace will not be easy.
Premier warns against regional spoilers, says Pakistan will not know real peace until there is peace in Afghanistan as well.
Calls for end to external interventions in war-torn country.
Baradar, Abdullah meet Qatar’s emir separately.
Afghan peace council chief Abdullah says Kabul joining negotiation with ‘good intentions’.
FM Qureshi terms development as "historic occasion" and a "major step forward" by the Afghans in their struggle for peace.
Members of Taliban delegation return to Qatari capital after visit to Pakistan.