Afghan president appoints Umer Daudzai as special envoy for Pakistan

Pakistan, July 7 -- Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has appointed senior leader Mohammad Umer Daudzai as his special representative for Pakistan, a presidential announcement said on Monday. Daudzai has... Read More

Taliban, Kabul govt fail to remove differences over prisoner release

Pakistan, July 6 -- The Afghan government and the Taliban could not remove differences over prisoner release on Sunday despite earlier announcement Afghan officials to unveil a plan for the release of... Read More

Taliban, US fail to decide date for intra-Afghan negotiations

Pakistan, July 4 -- The Taliban and the US peace envoy have held talks in Qatar but failed to agree on a date for the intra-Afghan negotiations. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Friday th... Read More

Pakistan, US envoys hint at possible intra-Afghan dialogue

Pakistan, July 3 -- Pakistan and the US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad are confident about the start of the negotiations involving Afghan parties to the conflict. Ambassador Khalilzad, who held... Read More

Pompeo discusses Afghan peace process with Taliban's Baradar

Pakistan, July 1 -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and head of the Taliban political office Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar have discussed the implementation of the agreement, withdrawal of foreign forc... Read More

Taliban slam EU, Kabul's 'interference' in prisoner issue

Pakistan, June 29 -- Taliban negotiators on Sunday condemned what they called "interference" in the US-Taliban agreement on prisoner release by the European Union and the Afghan government. Reports s... Read More

Foreign, Afghan spoilers trying to disrupt peace process: Khalilzad

Pakistan, June 24 -- A day after unidentified gunmen shot dead five attorneys near the Afghan capital Kabul, the American peace envoy said that foreign and Afghan elements are behind such terrorist at... Read More

Afghan envoy wants uninterrupted trade with Pakistan

Pakistan, June 22 -- Afghan Ambassador in Islamabad Atif Mashal says that political issues should not have any impact on economic issues as his country favours smooth trade relations with Pakistan. A... Read More

PM's special envoy discusses peace with Taliban leader in Doha

Pakistan, June 20 -- Prime Minister's Special Representative for Afghanistan Affairs Ambassador Mohammad Sadiq visited Doha, the capital of Qatar, where he met Taliban political leaders to discuss the... Read More

Pakistan appoints Mansoor Khan as new ambassador to Afghanistan

Pakistan, June 19 -- Pakistan has appointed a senior diplomat Mansoor Ahmad Khan as the country's new ambassador to Afghanistan, official sources said on Thursday. Khan will replace Ambassador Zahid ... Read More