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The Taliban or Taleban, who refer to themselves as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, are a Sunni Islamic fundamentalist political movement and military organization in Afghanistan currently waging war within that country.
A day after the Taliban issued a threat against the media persons, a high-profile television journalist was shot dead in Afghanistan's Kandahar city on Thursday.
The United States has ignored Pakistan's hopeful outreach for rapprochement, despite the critical role Islamabad played in persuading the Taliban to negotiate with Washington in Afghan peace settlement.
At least 80 Taliban terrorists were killed and 59 others sustained injuries during a counter attack operation carried out by the Afghan security forces in the past 24 hours, informed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Thursday.
Taliban have issued a threat to Afghan media outlets and have accused them of siding with Afghanistan's intelligence agency, saying "media must be aware" to maintain their neutrality and avoid becoming the Kabul administration's propaganda tool.
Taliban has issued a threat to Afghan media outlets and have accused them of siding with Afghanistan's intelligence agency, saying "media must be aware" to maintain their neutrality and avoid becoming the Kabul administration's propaganda tool.
Taliban have launched a new wave of offensive in several Afghan cities and are resorting to bombings and heavy weapons after the United States missed May 1 deadline to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.
At least 11 Afghan security forces members were killed in terrorists' attacks in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday night, authorities confirmed on Thursday.
Terrorist organisations Taliban and Al-Qaeda are breathing new life in the imminent withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan.
The withdrawal of US and international forces from Afghanistan, which is set to be completed by September 2021, has raised fears that return of Taliban rule would risk undoing the gains made in women's rights.
India and the European Union called for an "immediate, permanent and comprehensive nationwide" ceasefire in Afghanistan and reaffirmed their strong and continued support to an inclusive, Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process.