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Seven killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Two Afghan soldiers and five Taliban militants were killed, while 11 people from the two sides were wounded during pre-dawn clashes in northern Kunduz province, a local official said on Wednesday.

Afghan Taliban militants and villagers attend a gathering as they celebrate the peace deal and their victory in the Afghan conflict on US in Afghanistan, in Alingar district of Laghman province on 2 March.

Taliban attacks kill 16 in Afghanistan

Twelve policemen and four civilians were killed during Taliban attacks in Afghanistan's Kunduz and Badakhshan provinces, authorities said on Monday, adding that 11 insurgents also died.

Afghan Taliban militants and villagers attend a gathering as they celebrate the peace deal and their victory in the Afghan conflict on US in Afghanistan, in Alingar district of Laghman province on 2 March.

Taliban attacks kill 20 army, police, hours after Trump call

The Taliban killed at least 20 Afghan soldiers and policemen in a string of overnight attacks, government officials told AFP Wednesday, hours after US president Donald Trump said he had a "very good" ...

Taliban attacks kill 20 army, police, hours after Trump call

Week-long truce begins in Afghanistan, boosting peace hopes

Afghans woke up to a week-long partial truce Saturday after the Taliban, the US and local forces all agreed to a lull that could be a major turning point in the long conflict.If the so-called ...

Week-long truce begins in Afghanistan, boosting peace hopes

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month

The Taliban are aiming to reach a withdrawal agreement with the US by the end of January and are prepared to "scale down" military operations ahead of signing the deal, according to their chief ...

Taliban aim to sign deal with US by end of month

Taliban say have 'no ceasefire plans' in Afghanistan

The Taliban Monday denied agreeing to any ceasefire in Afghanistan after rumours swirled of a potential deal that would see a reduction in fighting after more than 18 years of war."In the past few ...

Taliban say have 'no ceasefire plans' in Afghanistan

Haqqanis, the deadliest Afghan insurgents

Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani announced Tuesday that he will free Anas Haqqani, the brother of a feared militant leader whose eponymous group is considered one of the most dangerous factions ...

Haqqanis, the deadliest Afghan insurgents

Afghan presidential vote held with low turnout

Tight security ensured Afghanistan's presidential election was held on Saturday in relative calm, though several small attacks, low turnout and complaints about the voting system heightened fears an ...

Afghan presidential vote held with low turnout

Afghan presidential election begins amid tight security

Voting began on Saturday to elect a president for Afghanistan with more than 9 million Afghan registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid attacks in several cities.Fourteen candidates are ...

Afghan presidential election begins amid tight security

The breakdancers of Kabul

In the land of suicide bombings, burqas, and unending war, a group of Afghans have turned to breakdancing for stress relief and self-expression -- even as fears the Taliban could yet return to power ...

The breakdancers of Kabul
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