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  • Taliban Suicide Bombers Die in Attack on International Zone in Kabul

    Taliban Suicide Bombers Die in Attack on International Zone in Kabul

    Four Afghan Taliban suicide bombers died when a group of the militants tried to storm an international zone in Kabul on Wednesday in the latest high-profile assault aimed at foreign targets in Afghanistan.

  • Afghan Lawmaker Says 'Prayers' Saved Her From Bomb Attack

    Afghan Lawmaker Says 'Prayers' Saved Her From Bomb Attack

    An outspoken female lawmaker survived a suicide bombing attack on her vehicle on Sunday, suffering slight wounds, but three civilian bystanders were killed, a police spokesman said.

  • Afghan President Arrvies in Pakistan With Eye on Taliban Talks

    Afghan President Arrvies in Pakistan With Eye on Taliban Talks

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrived for his first visit to neighbouring Pakistan today, seeking to improve ties crucial to his hopes of reviving Taliban peace talks as US troops end their 13-year war.

  • Bombs Kill At Least 10 Policemen in East Afghanistan

    Bombs Kill At Least 10 Policemen in East Afghanistan

    Bombs struck three Afghan cities, including the capital Kabul, in east Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 10 police, officials said, a day after a Taliban suicide bomber penetrated police headquarters in Kabul killing at least one person.

  • Afghan Security Deaths Up As They Lead Fight

    Afghan Security Deaths Up As They Lead Fight

    The head of NATO says Afghan security forces are dying in record numbers because they are leading the fight against the Taliban insurgency.

  • 17 Afghan Policemen Missing After Taliban Attack: Officials

    17 Afghan Policemen Missing After Taliban Attack: Officials

    At least 17 Afghan police are missing after the Taliban made a new push to seize territory in the country's northeast, officials said on Tuesday.

  • Taliban Attack Kills Six Afghan Police: Officials

    Taliban Attack Kills Six Afghan Police: Officials

    Taliban militants killed six Afghan police officers on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks on local security forces highlighting the challenge they face as NATO combat troops depart.

  • One Dead as Suicide Blast Targets NATO Convoy in Kabul

    One Dead as Suicide Blast Targets NATO Convoy in Kabul

    A suicide bomber targeted an NATO convoy in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday, killing an Afghan civilian but causing no casualties among foreign troops, officials said.

  • Afghanistan Army Death Rate Spikes 30 Per Cent

    Afghanistan Army Death Rate Spikes 30 Per Cent

    An Afghan army desperate for more advanced military equipment is suffering death rates 30 percent higher in the 2014 fighting season, the army's first against the Taliban without large-scale assistance from the US-led international military force, of...

  • British PM, First Leader to Visit New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

    British PM, First Leader to Visit New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

    British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday became the first world leader to hold talks with newly-inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, as NATO troops end their long war against the Taliban.

  • Taliban Bomber in Afghanistan Capital Targets Army Bus, Kills Three

    Taliban Bomber in Afghanistan Capital Targets Army Bus, Kills Three

    A Taliban suicide bomber targeted an Afghan army bus in Kabul on Thursday, killing three people and wounding 10, the interior ministry said, the fourth high-profile attack in the capital since Monday when the new president was sworn in.

  • 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.

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