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Dozens of Taleban militants killed in attacks in Kandahar

December 14, 2020 5:00 AM

KANDAHAR • Dozens of Taleban fighters were killed in fierce overnight fighting between Afghan forces and militants who attacked checkpoints in the insurgent bastion of Kandahar.

Afghan government, Taleban reach breakthrough deal as calls grow for a ceasefire

December 03, 2020 2:48 AM

They agree to press on with peace talks in their first written agreement in 19 years of war.

Afghan leader digs in on peace talks despite progress, officials say

November 30, 2020 5:10 PM

People with direct knowledge of the talks in Doha have described diplomats as being frustrated with Mr Ashraf Ghani's stance.

Suicide car bomb kills at least 30 policemen in Afghanistan, say officials

November 29, 2020 3:39 PM

The attack on a military camp was one of the bloodiest targeting Afghan forces in recent months.

Car bomb kills 12, wounds over 100 in Afghanistan

October 19, 2020 5:00 AM

HERAT (Afghanistan) • A car bomb targeting the Afghan police headquarters in the western province of Ghor yesterday killed at least 12 civilians and wounded more than 100, officials said.

Civilians killed in airstrikes on Taleban base, Afghan official says

September 20, 2020 1:53 AM

KABUL (REUTERS) - At least 12 civilians were killed and more than 10 others injured on Saturday (Sept 19) in twin airstrikes on a Taleban base in the northeastern Afghan province of Kunduz, a provincial official said.

Afghan women negotiators face hardline Taleban in peace talks

September 13, 2020 10:57 AM

KABUL (AFP) - Four Afghan women who endured the Taleban's oppressive rule and have fought for fragile gains since the militants were ousted are facing the hardline group in peace talks.

Roadside bomb attack misses Afghan vice-president, but kills 10

September 09, 2020 4:40 PM

KABUL (REUTERS) - A roadside bomb in Kabul targeted first Afghan Vice-President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday morning (Sept 9), but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman said.

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