Moscow huddle calls for joint efforts to help bring stability in Afghanistan 

Afghan rivals say no closer to direct talks after Moscow meeting

Afghanistan rivals failed to reach a breakthrough on holding direct peace negotiations after international talks in Moscow on Friday, the latest international push to end the conflict.

Afghan peace conference: India shares table with Taliban

India, among other regional nations, is part of the Russia-hosted peace talks in Moscow to end the war in Afghanistan.

The initiative is expected to facilitate direct talks between the insurgents and the government in Kabul. - Will do Everything For Peace in Afghanistan: Russia

Meeting furthers Kremlin’s drive to be seen as international broker of peace

Afghan Taliban attend landmark talks

Russia hopes the meeting in Moscow, attended by the militants for the first time, will promote peace.

Russia hosts meeting on Afghanistan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday voiced hope that a conference on Afghanistan taking place in Moscow could help pave the way for peace talks.

'Non-Official' Talks With Taliban In Sync With Indian Policy: Centre

India on Friday made it clear that its participation at a multi-lateral conference on Afghanistan in Moscow in a 'non-official' capacity was in sync with its Afghanistan policy, asserting that it was not talking to the Taliban.

In trying to gain a regional foothold, Moscow hosts Afghan peace talks

KABUL: Russia hosted a regional conference on Friday to explore solutions for a peaceful settlement of the US-led conflict in Afghanistan, one which experts say proliferated extremism in the country and turned it into an indirect battleground for various powers. The one-day meeting, the first-of-its-kind to be held in Russia, is not expected to produce any quick results for

Taliban officials attended a diplomatic conference in Russia for the first time on Friday, but reaffirmed their stance that they would only hold direct talks on Afghanistan's future with the United States, not with the Kabul government.

'Never said India will hold talks with Taliban in Russia': MEA responds to reports on meeting with militant group - Firstpost

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said at a press conference that India is just part of the Russia-led meeting on Afghanistan as it supports the reconciliation process.

Taliban Kill Scores As U.S. Peace Envoy Heads To The Region

Officials in Afghanistan say Taliban attacks have killed at least 10 soldiers and seven police officers, as U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad opens a tour of the region to push for peace negotiatio...