Partial truce in Afghanistan boosts hopes for lasting peace

World Feb 22, 2020

Partial truce in Afghanistan boosts hopes for lasting peace

Afghans woke up to a weeklong partial truce Saturday after the Taliban, the U.S. and local forces all agreed to a lull that could be a major turning point in the long conflict. If the so-called "reduction in violence" holds, it will be a major ...

U.S. and Taliban agree to truce, way forward in Afghanistan

World Feb 15, 2020

U.S. and Taliban agree to truce, way forward in Afghanistan

The United States and the Taliban have agreed to a temporary truce that, if successful, would open the way for a deal that would bring American troops home from Afghanistan and end 18 years of war. The peace deal would call for negotiations between Afghans ...