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U.S. Army Green Beret charged with murder of Afghan man

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A U.S. Army Green Beret major has been charged withmurder in the death of an Afghan man during his 2010 deployment to the war-torncountry, the U.S. military says. A spokesman said on December 13 that Major Matthew Golsteyn’s commander had determined that “sufficient evidence exists” to warrant …

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Khalilzad meets Stoltenberg in Brussels

AT-KABUL: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad in Brussels. A brief statement from the Western military alliance said that Ambassador Khalilzad would address the North Atlantic Council. The North Atlantic Council expressed support for Khalilzad’s efforts to promote an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned …

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American soldier dies in non-combat incident

AT-KABUL: A US soldier assigned to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission has died in a non-combat related incident in Afghanistan. The service member’s name would be released 24 hours after next of kin notification in line with NATO policy. The incident is currently under investigation. Thursday’s death of the US …

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Khalilzad: ‘We need to work together for Afghan peace’

AT-KABUL: The US Special Representative for Afghanistanreconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived Turkmenistan on Wednesday, where hediscussed the Afghan peace process with Turkmen officials, saying there is aneed to work together for peace to be restored in Afghanistan. Khalilzad on his twitter account said after his trip to Pakistan, Russia and …

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NATO expects Russia, Iran to support Afghan peace

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday said the alliance expected all regional powers, including Russia and Iran, to support an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and play a constructive role. Speaking ahead of a two-day NATO foreign ministerial meeting in Brussels that began on Tuesday, Stoltenberg …

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Trump seeks Pakistan’s help with Afghan peace talks

AT-KABUL: US President Donald Trump has sought Pakistan’s help with Afghan peace talks in a letter to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, its country’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said Monday. Trump wants to end a 17-year-old war between Afghan security forces and the Afghan Taliban militants, who are fighting to …

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