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Pakistan building massive fence on Afghanistan border

28 Feb 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

Pakistan has started building a 2,300 kilometer fence along its border with Afghanistan. The $500 million barrier is designed to help prevent attacks by militants. The post Pakistan building massive fence on Afghanistan border appeared first on CGTN America.

Pakistan challenges US accusations of harboring Taliban fighters

28 Feb 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a stop in Pakistan to meet with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and discuss terrorism. Some U.S. officials accuse Pakistan of harboring terrorist fighters. The post Pakistan challenges US accusations of harboring Taliban fighters appeared first on CGTN America.

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The Heat: Afghan peace talks

24 Feb 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

Hope for peace, is America’s longest running war in Afghanistan finally coming to an end? The post The Heat: Afghan peace talks appeared first on CGTN America.

The Heat: Afghanistan’s future

07 Jan 2019 CGTN America CGTN America

The United States is reportedly considering the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. How would this impact the country and future peace talks with the Taliban? The post The Heat: Afghanistan’s future appeared first on CGTN America.

Death toll from attack in Afghan capital climbs to over 40

25 Dec 2018 CGTN America CGTN America

The death toll from an attack in the Afghan capital has climbed to 40, the Health Ministry said Tuesday, as police and rescue workers combed through the smoldering public welfare building where the gunmen held out for eight hours against security forces. The post Death toll from attack in Afghan capital climbs to over 40 appeared first on CGTN America.

The Heat: Afghanistan Parliamentary elections

22 Oct 2018 CGTN America CGTN America

The Afghan government is celebrating the turnout at the parliamentary elections, despite the threats of violence. What can we expect for Afghanistan now? The post The Heat: Afghanistan Parliamentary elections appeared first on CGTN America.

Afghanistan postpones parliamentary elections after high-profile attack

19 Oct 2018 CGTN America CGTN America

Afghanistan’s election commission on Friday postponed elections in Kandahar for a week, following a brazen attack on a high-profile security meeting there with a U.S. delegation that killed at least two senior provincial officials, including the province’s police chief. The development came as mourners gathered […] The post Afghanistan postpones parliamentary elections after high-profile attack appeared first on CGTN America.

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, US general unhurt

18 Oct 2018 CGTN America CGTN America

he Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying they had targeted both Miller and Razeq, who had a fearsome reputation as a ruthless opponent of the insurgents. The post Top Afghan official killed in shooting, US general unhurt appeared first on CGTN America.