India against peace talks with Taliban sans Afghan government

Even as media reports cited the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying that Taliban was prepared to attend multilateral peace talks on Afghanistan in Moscow, sources said on Wednesday that India is against any dialogue with the militant group without the presence of the Afghan government.

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Leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Thursday plan to move beyond US President Donald Trump's demands for higher defence spending and focus on the conflict in Afghanistan on the second day of the meet here underscored by transatlantic tensions.

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At least 10 people, mostly civilians, were killed and four others were wounded on Tuesday in a suicide attack on a security checkpost in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to the Afghanistan capital on Monday.

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