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Afghanistan

Terror attack in Afghanistan leaves six dead

The explosion took place at around 9 am (local time) in Dand district when a civilian vehicle was targetted by a roadside bomb

12 Jun 2019 12:58 PM

34 people rescued from Taliban-run prison by Afghan forces

Civilians, soldiers, policemen and intelligence agents were freed during the operation.

11 Jun 2019 1:27 PM

4 Afghans killed, 4 US troops injured in Kabul suicide blast

A spokesman for Resolute Support, the US-led NATO mission in Afghanistan, said four US service members had suffered minor injuries.

31 May 2019 1:35 PM

Afghan World Cup cricketers bring joy to war-torn nation

The Afghan team has enjoyed a remarkable rise over the past decade and are currently seventh in the Twenty20 rankings.

31 May 2019 11:04 AM

Afghanistan: 15 militants killed in multiple operations

The forces have also detained four militants, and a tunnel used by the Taliban has also been destroyed.

28 May 2019 3:14 PM

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ISIS member among 4 terrorists killed by Afghan special forces

Six other ISIS terrorists sustained injuries during the operation, reported Sputnik.

26 May 2019 12:58 PM

Afghan journalist's murder mirrors perils of working women at home, office

No-one has been arrested over the broad daylight killing, but police officials said Mangal's family had filed a case against four men.

20 May 2019 11:15 AM

US airstrikes in Helmand kill Afghan security forces

US defence spokesperson said the US and Afghan security forces were examining the

17 May 2019 8:52 PM

Afghani journalist shot dead by unidentified gunmen

A total of 15 journalists were killed in a series of bombings that began early this year, with nine of them in a single day, as per reports.

11 May 2019 4:15 PM

More Afghan civilians killed by US security forces than by insurgents: UN

Afghan civilians are being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups.

24 Apr 2019 1:37 PM

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UN says 10 children among 13 killed by US air strike in Afghanistan

Ten children, part of the same family, were killed by a US air strike in Afghanistan, along with three adult civilians, UN reported.

25 Mar 2019 5:04 PM

Blast strikes near major political gathering in Kabul

No group has claimed responsibility for the blast and no casualties have been reported.

07 Mar 2019 2:50 PM

Close to 23 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack in US-Afghan base

The pre-dawn assault, claimed by the Taliban, saw militants enter the base in Helmand province.

02 Mar 2019 11:31 AM

Afghan forces clash with Taliban to retain control over military base

At least nine Taliban insurgents, including three suicide bombers, were killed by the Afghan forces.

01 Mar 2019 7:27 PM

Civilian deaths in Afghan war hit a record high in 2018 with 3800 killed

Civilian deaths jumped by 11 percent from 2017 with 3,804 people killed and another 7,189 wounded, according to the UN figures.

25 Feb 2019 9:28 AM

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Taliban kill 11 policemen, 10 others: Afgan officials

Afghan officials say 21 people have been killed in the latest Taliban attacks in the country.

05 Feb 2019 1:48 PM

At least 65 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intel base

At least 65 people were killed in a Taliban-claimed attack on an Afghan intelligence base.

22 Jan 2019 2:23 PM

Taliban target military base, police center, killing 12

A coordinated Taliban group assaulted a military base and police training center in eastern Afghanistan.

21 Jan 2019 4:04 PM

At least 30 killed after gold mine collapses in Afghanistan, say police

Another seven were injured in the incident in Kohistan district of Badakhshan province, district governor Mohammad Rustam Raghi said.

06 Jan 2019 5:42 PM

Afghan Army helicopter crashes, killing 25 on board: Officials

Among the dead were the deputy army corps commander for western Afghanistan and head of the Farah provincial council.

31 Oct 2018 2:55 PM

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