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  • Pakistan: 59 Militants Killed After School Massacre

    Pakistan: 59 Militants Killed After School Massacre

    Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 59 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, the army said today, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people - most of them children -- in a school massacre.

  • Crackdown on Afghan Camps, Peshawar Outskirts After School Attack

    Crackdown on Afghan Camps, Peshawar Outskirts After School Attack

    Pakistani police and intelligence agencies Thursday initiated a crackdown on Afghan camps as well as on the outskirts of Peshawar city, in the aftermath of Tuesday's school carnage which left nearly 150 people dead.

  • Suicide Bomb, Gunfight at Afghan Bank, Civilians Inside: Witnesses

    Suicide Bomb, Gunfight at Afghan Bank, Civilians Inside: Witnesses

    Suspected Taliban militants detonated a suicide bomb then stormed a bank branch in the southern Afghan province of Helmand today, engaging in a firefight with security forces while an unknown number of civilians were inside, police said.

  • Taliban Fighters Mount Offensive Near Afghan-Pakistan Border

    Taliban Fighters Mount Offensive Near Afghan-Pakistan Border

    Taliban fighters killed at least five Afghan soldiers in a three-day offensive in a region near Pakistan, officials said on Tuesday, as fighting heats up on both sides of the border during the withdrawal of most foreign troops from Afghanistan.

  • Dozens Killed in Afghanistan Fighting as Foreign Troops Head Home

    Dozens Killed in Afghanistan Fighting as Foreign Troops Head Home

    The Afghan Taliban killed a Supreme Court official, a dozen mine clearers and several national and foreign soldiers but also suffered heavy losses from intensifying violence ahead of the withdrawal of most international troops in the next two weeks.

  • Two US Soldiers Killed by Taliban Attack Near Afghan Capital

    Two US Soldiers Killed by Taliban Attack Near Afghan Capital

    A Taliban bomb killed two American soldiers in a NATO convoy late on Friday night near the US Bagram Airfield base north of Kabul, a US defence official said on Saturday.

  • Multiple Attacks Kill 20 in Afghanistan as NATO Deadline Looms

    Multiple Attacks Kill 20 in Afghanistan as NATO Deadline Looms

    Taliban insurgents killed at least 20 people in a series of gun and suicide attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, underlining worsening security as US-led NATO forces end their combat mission in the country.

  • Iran Extends Visas for 450,000 Afghan Refugees

    Iran Extends Visas for 450,000 Afghan Refugees

    Iran said it had agreed to extend temporary visas for 450,000 Afghan refugees for six months, lifting a threat to send them back home to a country facing attacks by resurgent militants.

  • 2 US Troops, Court Official Killed in Afghanistan

    2 US Troops, Court Official Killed in Afghanistan

    Separate insurgent attacks killed two US troops and a top Afghan court official, authorities said on Saturday, part of a surging wave of militant assaults ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops at the end of the month.

  • US, NATO Ceremonially End Afghan Combat Mission

    US, NATO Ceremonially End Afghan Combat Mission

    The US and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan today, 13 years after the September 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban-led Government.

  • Afghan Students Find Inspiration in Islamic State's Success

    Afghan Students Find Inspiration in Islamic State's Success

    A quiet student at Kabul University, 25-year-old Abdul Rahim has a dream: to join Islamic State inSyria and fight for the establishment of a global caliphate - a new, alarming form of radicalism in war-weary Afghanistan.

  • US Drone Strike Kills 4 in North West Pakistan

    US Drone Strike Kills 4 in North West Pakistan

    A US drone strike killed at least four militants and wounded two others in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border today, security officials said.

  • Pakistan Trench Along Afghan Border Enrages Kabul

    Pakistan Trench Along Afghan Border Enrages Kabul

    Kabul sees the trench as the latest move in a new incarnation of the colonial-era Great Game, in which Pakistan hopes to destabilize its neighbor to extend its regional influence.

  • Afghan Leaders Set To Outline Reforms At London Meet

    Afghan Leaders Set To Outline Reforms At London Meet

    Afghanistan's new leaders will seek to build bridges with the West at a conference in London today as they struggle to bring peace while foreign combat forces withdraw after 13 years.

  • Afghan Official Says Insurgents Kill 6 Soldiers

    Afghan Official Says Insurgents Kill 6 Soldiers

    An Afghan army officer says that six soldiers have been killed in the north-western province of Badghis after insurgents launched several attacks on guard posts.

  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Overhaul Security: Officials

     Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Overhaul Security: Officials

    Facing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country's most volatile provinces to reinvigorate the battle against militants, officials have told The Associated Press...

  • Afghan Leaders Look to Start New Chapter With Europe Trip

    Afghan Leaders Look to Start New Chapter With Europe Trip

    Afghanistan's new leaders head to Europe today to showcase their plans to foster peace and revive the economy, but a spate of Taliban attacks threatens to overshadow their optimistic message.

  • Kabul Police Chief Quits After Guest House Attacks, Army Ousts Taliban From Camp Bastion

    Kabul Police Chief Quits After Guest House Attacks, Army Ousts Taliban From Camp Bastion

    The Kabul police chief resigned on Sunday after three Taliban attacks in 10 days on foreign guest houses in the capital, while officials said Afghan forces had ousted insurgents who tried to seize former US and British base Camp Bastion in the south.

  • Kabul Police Chief Resigns After Spate of Attacks: Spokesman

    Kabul Police Chief Resigns After Spate of Attacks: Spokesman

    Kabul's police chief resigned on Sunday, a spokesman said, after the Afghan capital was hit by at least nine militant attacks in the last two weeks with foreign compounds, embassy vehicles and US troops among those targeted.

  • Two Killed in Taliban Raid in Kabul, Camp Bastion Under Fire

    Two Killed in Taliban Raid in Kabul, Camp Bastion Under Fire

    Afghan security forces overcame Taliban insurgents attacking a guest house for international aid workers in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday and were still fighting gunmen inside former US and British base Camp Bastion.

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