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  • 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.

  • 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.

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