Afghanistan

Back in Afghanistan, Russia is now tacitly supporting its former enemy, the Taliban

Back in Afghanistan, Russia is now tacitly supporting its former enemy, the Taliban

Russia is pursuing influence in Central Asia and competing with the US. Afghanistan offers it a chance to do both Three decades after a humiliating military defeat in Afghanistan, Russia has returned to the scene. This adds Afghanistan to a long list of hotspots – from Syria and Libya to Venezuela and Ukraine – where Moscow’s low-cost, high-impact foreign policy is challenging the […]

US drone strikes kill seven in eastern Afghanistan

US drone strikes kill seven in eastern Afghanistan

Two separate US drone attacks in the central-eastern region of Afghanistan have killed at least seven people, Press TV reports.  The latest drone strikes were carried out against positions of the Taliban militant group in Daimard and Chak districts of Maidan Wardak Province during the late hours of Monday, local Afghan officials said on Tuesday. Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Wardak governor, […]