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At least seven Afghan military personnel have been killed when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in the northern Afghanistan province of Balkh, officials said.
Insurgents worked to disrupt Afghanistan's presidential election, with a series of blasts reported across the country as voters headed to the polls and troops flooded the streets of the capital.
Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul - with the insurgents warning of more violence ahead of elections.
US President Donald Trump hailed progress in negotiations on an Afghanistan peace deal, saying that talks with both the Taliban and the Afghan government are going well.
Two sides have been negotiating in Doha for agreement that would see the US withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban could begin within the next two weeks, an Afghan official says, marking a potentially crucial step in efforts to end the war.
Naya, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, focuses intently as she leaps over hurdles and zooms through tunnels on an obstacle course at a training centre on a hill overlooking Kabul.
Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outposts after years of losses to Taliban fighters and desertions.
As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backed national forces.
A historic "loya jirga" peace summit in Kabul ended with delegates from across Afghanistan demanding an immediate and permanent ceasefire, and President Ashraf Ghani saying he was conditionally prepared to implement the call.
Hundreds of people were killed or wounded in violence related to Afghanistan's recent presidential election season as the Taliban sought to undermine the democratic process, a UN agency says.
Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in two blasts - one at a campaign rally for the president and the other in Kabul - with the insurgents warning of more violence ahead of elections.
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Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday the US should clarify remarks President Donald Trump made about Afghanistan, including a claim he could easily win the war but didn't "want to kill 10 million people".
Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful car bomb rocked Kabul and gunmen battled special forces in an area housing military and government buildings, officials say.
Aghanistan continues to lead global opium production, even with efforts to curb production and trafficking of drugs in the country.
Female refugees in Pakistan have told Al Jazeera that they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan because they fear violence and the forced recruitment of their children as child soldiers.
Afghan officials say around 100 soldiers fled their posts and tried to cross into neighbouring Turkmenistan during a week-long battle with the Taliban.
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