Afghanistan

United States-Taliban deal: UN welcomes efforts to reach political settlement in Afghanistan

On Saturday the United Nations called for further reductions in violence in Afghanistan, and for the conditions for intra-Afghan peace talks to be met, following the announcement of an agreement between the United States and the Taliban.

Afghanistan: Civilian casualties exceed 10,000 for sixth straight year

More than 10,000 civilians in Afghanistan were killed and injured last year, according to a new United Nations report that details record-high levels of civilian harm in the ongoing conflict.