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Taliban seized northern Faryab province in Afghanistan

2017-08-13 22:39

Afghan official says that Taliban insurgents have seized control of a district headquarters in northern Faryab province

Death toll in Lahore suicide bombing rises to 26

2017-07-25 08:19

Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed 26 people and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, in the eastern city of Lahore

Taliban seize 2 districts, kill wounded police

2017-07-23 17:53

Taliban fighters have launched four assaults on Ghor's Taywara district headquarters, stalking the corridors of the only hospital looking for wounded Afghan National Security personnel to kill.

US senators: New strategy is needed to win in Afghanistan

2017-07-05 08:18

President Donald Trump's administration is working to prepare a new Afghan war strategy amid a resurgent Taliban and an ISIS affiliate in the country.

More US troops to Afghanistan

2017-06-16 14:02

A Trump administration official says the Pentagon will send almost 4 000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, hoping to break a stalemate in a conflict that has now passed to a third US commander-in-chief

Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks

2017-06-06 15:07

Afghanistan's president has again invited the Taliban to peace talks, calling it their "last chance" to give up their 16-year insurgency and join the political process.

Germany nabs Taliban suspect

2017-05-23 16:13

German police have nabbed a Taliban suspect accused of killing an Afghan police officer as well as recruiting members for the group.

US considers 'boosting troop presence' in Afghanistan

2017-05-10 10:26

A Washington report says US military officials have drafted a proposal for Donald Trump's administration to increase the number of soldiers in Afghanistan.

'Shockingly high' losses for Afghan forces over winter

2017-05-01 20:00

Levels of violence generally dip in winter months, but this year Taliban carried out several major attacks, says report.

Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

2017-04-24 13:44

The Afghan defence minister and his army chief have resigned, days after a Taliban attack at a military base in northern Afghanistan killed or wounded more than 100 soldiers.

 

Afghan official says bomber who hit NATO wore woman's burqa

2017-08-04 14:14

Afghan official: Suicide bomber who hit a NATO patrol, killing a service member, 2 civilians, hid behind a woman's burqa

Taliban claim suicide attack in Kabul that killed 24

2017-07-24 09:52

Taliban claim responsibility for early morning suicide car bombing that targeted government employees in Kabul, killing 24

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

2017-07-19 07:24

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria has spoken out against Boko Haram, asks government to free captives.

Afghan war will end only when Nato leaves - Taliban leader

2017-06-23 12:11

The leader of the Afghan Taliban says a planned US troop surge will not end the protracted war in the country and vowed to fight on until a full withdrawal of Nato troops.

ISIS claims it's taken bin Laden's Afghan hideout

2017-06-15 13:15

The Islamic State group is claiming its fighters have captured Osama bin Laden's infamous Tora Bora mountain hideout in eastern Afghanistan.

At least 13 soldiers killed in south Afghanistan

2017-05-25 21:36

An Afghan official says at least 13 soldiers have been killed and eight others wounded in fighting with Taliban insurgents.

US weighs more troops for Afghanistan

2017-05-15 06:44

Hanging in a corridor outside the Pentagon press office, a blow-up of a Time magazine cover shows a weary US soldier drawing deeply on his cigarette. Barbed wire and snowy foothills loom behind him...

Pakistan says inflicted heavy losses on Afghan border forces

2017-05-07 18:41

Pakistan's military says it has killed more than 50 Afghan soldiers in a clash on a major border crossing, a claim quickly rejected by Kabul.

Afghan Taliban announce start of 'spring offensive'

2017-04-28 14:33

The Afghan Taliban has launched their "spring offensive", heralding fresh fighting in the drawn-out conflict as embattled security forces struggle to recover from a devastating attack on a military base one week ago.

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

2017-04-22 10:14

More than 100 Afghan soldiers were killed and wounded in a co-ordinated Taliban attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, the country's defence ministry says.

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