EU discusses security cooperation issues in Turkmenistan

The countries of Central Asia and the European Union discussed the cooperation strategy at the 5th session of the High Level Dialogue (HLD) on Political and Security issues between the European Union and the countries of Central Asia in Ashgabat, …

Deadly blast hits Afghanistan's Jalalabad

At least 12 people have been killed in an explosion in Jalalabad, eastern Afghanistan, according to witnesses and provincial government officials, Al Jazeera reported. The blast on Sunday damaged shops and buildings …

Kabul to hold talks with Taliban in Baku

A meeting of the International Contact Group on Afghanistan will be held in Baku on June 28. Afghan officials and Taliban representatives will hold peace talks on the sidelines of the meeting, diplomatic sources said. …

Taliban announces Eid ceasefire - media

The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire over the Muslim Eid holiday in the middle of June, their first offer of its kind, days after the government declared an unconditional ceasefire of its own. The militants said foreign …

Turkey to deport nearly 600 illegal Afghan refugees

Turkey plans to deport nearly 600 illegal Afghan refugees who have fled ongoing insecurity and economic crisis in their war-torn country. Turkish security forces handed over the Afghan refugees, who had crossed into eastern Turkey …