Afghan soldiers patrol at a check point in Nangarhar province. Photo: EPA Afghan soldiers patrol at a check point in Nangarhar province. Photo: EPA
Afghan soldiers patrol at a check point in Nangarhar province. Photo: EPA
Afghanistan

US and Taliban poised to sign partial truce after 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan

  • Week-long ‘reduction in violence’ to kick off this weekend
  • Move paves the way for eventual US troop withdrawal and end to America’s longest war

Topic |   Afghanistan
Afghan soldiers patrol at a check point in Nangarhar province. Photo: EPA Afghan soldiers patrol at a check point in Nangarhar province. Photo: EPA
Afghan soldiers patrol at a check point in Nangarhar province. Photo: EPA
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