Trump, however, did not offer details of this announcement.
"We will take revenge for every civilian drop of blood," says President Ashraf Ghani.
The business of negotiating peace — especially in a theatre as complex as Afghanistan — is not easy.
Militant Islamic State group claims responsibility.
“If someone thinks martyring our leaders would stop us from our goal they're living in a fool's paradise.”
Taliban spokesperson says the implementation part of the agreement is being finalised.
No comment made by US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad; Taliban spokesperson says latest round of talks were "long and useful".
The bomb went off when a vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint outside the police station.
A Taliban source says efforts are underway to organise a direct meeting between Zalmay Khalilzad and Mullah Baradar.
Sources say if the Doha talks lead to an agreement between the US and Taliban, Trump may visit Islamabad.
Taliban claim to have an agreement with US negotiators on 80pc issues, ready for intra-Afghan dialogue in next phase.
Pompeo says that Washington had a simple message for all Afghans: "We want them to take their country back."
Qureshi says Pakistan is playing the role of a mediator for the restoration of peace in Afghanistan.
It will be a test case for the premier and military leadership to fulfil the international community’s expectations.
Pakistan condemns attacks, says "will continue to support intl' efforts to restore complete peace" in Afghanistan.
The American president is not known for his politically correct remarks.
Gen Bajwa was received by US army chief Gen Dunford, presented 21-gun salute at Pentagon: ISPR.
Interview: PM Imran talks peace with Taliban, meeting Trump and 'concerns' about Pakistan's nuclear weapons
In conversation with Fox News, says Pakistan is open to negotiations on prisoner swap of Shakil Afridi, Aafia Siddiqui.
This marks the first time that the country’s top generals are accompanying the prime minister to a White House meeting.
As has been oft-stated, apart from the Afghans, Pakistan has the highest stakes in securing Afghan peace.
Earlier, the US envoy assured the international community that the US was not "cutting and running" from Afghanistan.
The major diplomatic recognition comes days before PM Imran’s visit to Washington on 22nd.
Countries call for direct negotiations between Taliban, Ghani government and other Afghans to make "peace framework”.
"I think pulling out prematurely would be a strategic mistake," the general says with regards to Afghanistan.
The visit comes days after he said he can report “substantive” progress on all four issues key to a peace agreement.
“In the past 18 years the time was not right for peace, for a realistic peace. Today is the right moment.”
Around 70 delegates are attending the two-day gathering which has been organised by Germany and Qatar.
Taliban “will allow women to work, to go to school and study based on Afghan culture and Islamic values”, says delegate.
The Taliban claims responsibility the car bomb attack on the National Directorate of Security compound in Ghazni.
Germany and Qatar say they jointly extended invitations for a dialogue in Doha on Sunday and Monday.