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  • Twin Suicide Attacks on Army Buses in Kabul: Police

    Twin Suicide Attacks on Army Buses in Kabul: Police

    Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in Kabul on Wednesday with reports of eight people killed in the twin attack, police said, one day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for US troops to stay in the country.

  • Afghanistan: Taliban Beheads 12 civilians

    Afghanistan: Taliban Beheads 12 civilians

    An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have beheaded 12 civilians and torched some 60 homes in an assault on security forces in the eastern Ghazni province.

  • Taliban Storm District Near Afghanistan Capital, 100 Killed

    Taliban Storm District Near Afghanistan Capital, 100 Killed

    Hundreds of Taliban fighters have stormed a district in an important Afghan province not far from the capital, killing dozens of people in five days, and officials said on Friday there were fears the area will fall to the insurgents.

  • Drone Strike Kills Suspected Militants in Pakistan: Officials

    Drone Strike Kills Suspected Militants in Pakistan: Officials

    A US drone strike killed at least five suspected militants near the Afghan border in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, intelligence officials said, amid a rise in such attacks since after the military announced an anti-Taliban offensive.

  • Karzai Says Goodbye With a Final Jibe at US

    Karzai Says Goodbye With a Final Jibe at US

    Outgoing Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech on Tuesday to take a parting shot at the United States, accusing Washington of waging a war against Taliban insurgents for its own ends.

  • Taliban Kill 6 Afghan Policemen in Ambush

    Taliban Kill 6 Afghan Policemen in Ambush

    A provincial security official says that Taliban fighters killed six Afghan policemen in an ambush in western Afghanistan.

  • Afghanistan Rivals Said Close to Ending Feud on How to Share Power

    Afghanistan Rivals Said Close to Ending Feud on How to Share Power

    Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates may reach a deal on how to share power late on Tuesday, according to Afghan and Western officials, potentially ending months of tension over the outcome of a run-off election held in June.

  • Bomb Attack Kills Four Foreign Troops in Afghanistan Capital

    Bomb Attack Kills Four Foreign Troops in Afghanistan Capital

    A bomb attack near the U.S. embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killed four troops from the NATO-led international military force on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement.

  • Taliban Suicide Attack Kills Three Afghan Policemen

    Taliban Suicide Attack Kills Three Afghan Policemen

    An Afghan official says a Taliban suicide bomber has killed a district police chief and his two guards in southern Kandahar province.

  • Berlin Urges Afghan Rivals to Find Rapid Fix to Disputed Vote

    Berlin Urges Afghan Rivals to Find Rapid Fix to Disputed Vote

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday urged the two rivals in Afghanistan's disputed presidential elections to find a rapid solution to end the crisis over the vote.

  • Six Killed in Attack on Afghan Intelligence Agency

    Six Killed in Attack on Afghan Intelligence Agency

    At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Saturday, officials said.

  • Taliban Will Test Afghans in 2015: US Commander

    Taliban Will Test Afghans in 2015: US Commander

    Afghanistan's election stalemate this summer hurt progress in training the country's military, and resolving the political chaos will be key to that military's success in 2015, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said as he stepped down as the top U.S. comman...

  • Police Search For Five Aid Workers Kidnapped in Afghanistan

    Police Search For Five Aid Workers Kidnapped in Afghanistan

    Afghan police on Sunday sought to free five local Red Cross employees kidnapped by gunmen in the western province of Herat, in the latest case of aid workers being targeted.

  • US General's Killer Hid in Bathroom: Afghan Official

    US General's Killer Hid in Bathroom: Afghan Official

    An Afghan military official says the Afghan soldier who killed a US two-star general and wounded other top officers hid in a bathroom before his assault and used a NATO machine gun in his attack.

  • Afghan Army Under Pressure After Killing of US General

    Afghan Army Under Pressure After Killing of US General

    The killing of a US general by an Afghan soldier in the latest "insider attack" will fuel mutual mistrust, but training the Afghan military to take on the Taliban is crucial to Washington's exit strategy.

  • US Drone Strike Kills Five Militants in Northwest Pakistan

    US Drone Strike Kills Five Militants in Northwest Pakistan

    A U.S. drone strike killed five militants in Pakistan's volatile northwest on Wednesday, security officials and residents said, as the country's security forces press ahead with an offensive in a Taliban stronghold near the Afghan border.

  • US General Killed, German General Wounded in Afghan Attack

    US General Killed, German General Wounded in Afghan Attack

    A US general was killed and more than a dozen people were wounded on Tuesday, including a German general, in the latest insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier, US, German and Afghan officials said.

  • Taliban Kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan Road Attack

    Taliban Kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan Road Attack

    An Afghan official says Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road.

  • Taliban-Era Radio Announcer Rides Crest of the Airwaves

    Taliban-Era Radio Announcer Rides Crest of the Airwaves

    Once a deadpan radio announcer under the Taliban, Masood Sanjer has gained renown for being a thorn in the side of accountability-dodging Afghan officials, exemplifying hard-won media freedoms that are at stake in a pivotal year.

  • Four Killed in Bomb Attack Near Kabul Airport

    Four Killed in Bomb Attack Near Kabul Airport

    A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside the Ministry of Interior and Narcotics control base near the Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said. T

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