Pakistan rejects proposal for Taliban office on its soil

Pakistan has turned down Afghan President Hamid Karzai`s request to allow Taliban to set up an office in the country, according to a media report today.

Need for Taliban office in Pakistan for peace talks: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-i-InsafChairman Imran Khan has urged the government to allow Taliban to open an office for the peace dialogue in the country.

Pak to persuade Afghan Taliban to shift office from Qatar

Pakistan will persuade the Afghan Taliban to relocate their political office from Qatar to either Saudi Arabia or Turkey and enter into direct talks with Kabul, a media report today said.

US to `pursue other means` if Taliban shuts Doha office

Taliban has announced its decision to shut down its political office in the Gulf state of Qatar.

Taliban ignoring peace talks over office name row`: US official

The Taliban will not join talks with the United States because of a dispute over the name of its office in Qatar, a senior US official has said.

Afghanistan: The end game?

On June 18.2013, the final phase of the security transition from ISAF control to the ANSF began. On that day, too, the Taliban announced the opening of their office in Doha.

Afghanistan seeks explanation for Taliban office

Afghanistan`s government said it is still waiting for a full explanation of how the Taliban were allowed to open an office in Qatar that was akin to an embassy.

Taliban negotiator says possible ceasefire on cards

Muhammad Naeem, who heads the Taliban`s political office, said issues like a ceasefire could be discussed after the formal talks get underway.

Taliban office not named `Islamic Emirate`, says Qatar

The Taliban office opened in Doha to facilitate peace talks does not carry the name of the "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan," as it appeared earlier, Qatar said on Wednesday.

US in bid to resolve crisis after Karzai halts talks

Washington and Kabul had disagreed over the new Taliban office in Qatari capital city of Doha.

Taliban opens office in Qatar for Afghan peace talks

Obama and Karzai said that they would support an office in Doha for the purpose of negotiations.

Taliban office in Qatar has been agreed

Taliban spokesman said that the liaison office at Qatar will conduct negotiations with the international community.

Karzai will accept Taliban office in Qatar

Karzai said if the United States insisted that the insurgents establish a liaison office in Qatar, "we are agreed."

Britain may back move to open Taliban office for peace talks

UK Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan was in Islamabad.

Talks on; Turkey to host Taliban office in Istanbul?

Muslim Turkey has hosted talks aims at building trust between Pakistan and Afghanistan.