Afghan security forces drive along a road as the Taliban launched coordinated attacks to capture the city of Kunduz. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taliban launches ‘massive attack’ on one of Afghanistan’s main cities, Kunduz, as peace talks continue

  • Taliban fighters have taken hospital patients as hostages after starting a multipronged assault on the strategically important city overnight
  • This comes as talks with the US to end the nearly 18 year war continue in Qatar
Topic |   Afghanistan

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Afghan security forces drive along a road as the Taliban launched coordinated attacks to capture the city of Kunduz. Photo: EPA-EFE
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US soldiers in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. File photo: AFP

US will keep 8,600 troops in Afghanistan even if peace deal is struck with Taliban, says Trump

  • The US President also warned if another attack on the US originated from Afghanistan, ‘we would come back with a force like … never before’
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US soldiers in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. File photo: AFP
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