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Taliban attack on U.S. military base kills two, injures dozens

11 Dec 2019

KABUL Suicide bombers struck the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two people and injuring scores in a major attack that could scupper plans to revive peace talks between the United States and the Taliban.

Shooting in the dark; Afghanistan's endless war pits brother against brother

09 Dec 2019

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan The 19-year-old Taliban deserter is haunted by the memory of the attack on a police checkpoint in northern Afghanistan in August.

Gunmen kill head of Japan aid agency, five others in Afghanistan

04 Dec 2019

KABUL/NANGARHAR, Afghanistan Gunmen killed six people, including the head of a Japanese aid agency, on Wednesday in an attack on their vehicle in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, officials said. | Video

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash - U.S. military

20 Nov 2019

KABUL Two United States service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the U.S. military said in a statement.

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash-U.S. military

20 Nov 2019

KABUL, Nov 20 Two United States service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the U.S. military said in a statement.

Car bomb explosion kills seven in Afghan capital

13 Nov 2019

KABUL At least seven people were killed and 10 others, including four foreign nationals, wounded in Kabul on Wednesday when a van packed with explosive targeted a vehicle belonging to a foreign security company, Afghan security officials said.

Seven killed after car bomb blast near Afghan interior ministry in Kabul

13 Nov 2019

KABUL, Nov 13 Seven people were killed and seven injured on Wednesday after a car bomb explosion near the interior ministry in the Afghan capital of Kabul, a government spokesman said.

Afghanistan says death of IS leader delivers big blow to Afghan faction

28 Oct 2019

KABUL Afghanistan welcomed the killing of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as a major blow to terrorism that is expected to weaken the South Asian branch of the Middle Eastern militant group.

Afghan rivals to meet in China after U.S. talks stall

23 Oct 2019

KABUL China is organising talks among Afghanistan's rival factions as part of efforts to end years of war after negotiations between the Taliban and the United States on the withdrawal of U.S. forces broke down, Afghan officials said on Wednesday.

Blasts collapse roof at Afghan mosque, killing at least 62 at Friday prayers

18 Oct 2019

KABUL Multiple explosions at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan collapsed the roof on worshippers during Friday prayers, killing at least 62 and wounding more than 100, officials said. | Video

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