ARTICLES RELATING TO TALIBAN

Taliban shoots woman for adultery

2016-02-08 17:02

A woman has been shot dead by the Taliban for committing adultery.

Pakistan urges Taliban to discuss peace

2016-02-06 16:18

Pakistan says as many Taliban groups as possible must be persuaded to join any upcoming peace discussions with the Afghan government.

Suicide bombing in Afghan capital kills at least 9

2016-02-01 20:29

A suicide bomber killed at least 9 people and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul on Monday, an Afghan official said

Pakistan university demands weapons after attack

2016-01-25 18:29

A Pakistan university attacked by the Taliban last week has demanded the government arm its staff as it seeks to boost security after the deadly assault in which 21 people were killed.

Tears, defiance after attack on Afghan TV workers

2016-01-21 17:29

Afghan mourners have held emotionally charged funeral ceremonies for seven employees of leading national TV channel Tolo who were killed in a Taliban suicide bombing, which rights groups denounced as a "war crime".

Call on Taliban to join Afghan peace talks

2016-01-18 20:21

Representatives from four countries gathered in Kabul have called on the Taliban to resume peace talks with the Afghan government.

21 killed in Pakistan Taliban bomb blast

2015-12-29 20:23

At least 21 people have been killed and more than 60 injured after a Taliban suicide bomber crashed into the main gate of a government office in Pakistan.

Reinforcements rushed to Afghan district

2015-12-23 20:04

Afghanistan has rushed military reinforcements to Helmand after the Taliban captured large swathes of a strategic opium-producing district.

US troops killed near Bagram, Taliban insurgency intensifies

2015-12-22 13:13

A suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into a joint Nato-Afghan patrol, killing six American troops in the deadliest attack on international forces since August. Two US troops and an Afghan have been wounded.

Bergdahl to face court-martial

2015-12-15 07:14

US Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who was released by the Taliban in exchange for five former leaders of the militant group, will face charges of desertion in a general court-martial.

 

Three soldiers killed in suicide attack on Afghan army bus

2016-02-08 12:38

A Taliban suicide bomber threw himself against a bus carrying Afghan soldiers in the north of the country and killed three of them, officials say.

Afghan insurgents kill 10-year-old boy who joined militia

2016-02-03 16:07

An Afghan official says a 10-year-old boy who often fought the Taliban has been shot dead by insurgents while on his way to school in the southern Uruzgan province.

Pakistan closes Punjab schools amid Taliban threats

2016-01-26 16:04

Pakistani authorities have closed all the schools in the country's largest province, Punjab, following an alert over possible militant attacks.

Taliban reaffirms authority of its Qatar 'political office'

2016-01-24 16:32

The Afghan Taliban says its "political office" in Qatar is the only entity authorised to carry out negotiations on its behalf.

Media outlet targeted in Kabul suicide bombing

2016-01-20 18:30

At least seven people have died after a suicide bomber targeted the Moby Group, a major media production company in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Canadian held by Taliban since 2010 freed

2016-01-12 08:11

A Canadian man, held by the Taliban in Afghanistan since 2010, has been released, Canada's government has announced.

Taliban car bomber targets Nato convoy

2015-12-28 10:36

A Taliban bomber has detonated an explosives-packed vehicle near Kabul airport in an attack on a Nato convoy, killing at least one civilian.

British troops deploy as Taliban advance

2015-12-22 20:24

Military planes have dropped food and ammunition to besieged Afghan forces in Sangin after Taliban insurgents captured large swathes of the opium-growing southern district.

6 Nato troops killed in Afghan suicide attack

2015-12-21 17:07

Nato says six of its soldiers have been killed in a suicide attack near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

Pakistan defiant year after school massacre

2015-12-14 18:24

Following the massacre of 136 school children one year ago, Pakistani politicians have backed a military campaign to hunt down Taliban insurgents.

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