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Apr 24, 2019
More Afghan civilians now killed by US, pro-govt forces than by Talibans and other insurgent groups: United NationsDuring the first three months of 2019, international and pro-government forces were responsible for the deaths of 305 civilians, whereas insurgent groups killed 227 people, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said in a quarterly report
Nov 26, 2018
Taliban ambush kills 22 police officers in Afghanistan's Farah province; militants seize four vehicles, weaponsThe Taliban and its rival the Islamic State group (IS) have been inflicting record casualties on local forces this year.
Nov 22, 2018
Taliban attack in Afghanistan's Badghis province kills four Afghan troops; NATO airstrike in Logar claims 10 lives in separate incidentsIn two separate incidents, Taliban insurgents killed four troops in an ambush and NATO airstrike called by Afghan special forces claimed 10 lives
Nov 15, 2018
Taliban kill 30 policemen in western Farah province in overnight attack, say Afghan officials; militants flee with weaponsThe Taliban managed to flee with a large amount of weapons and ammunition.
Nov 13, 2018
Ashraf Ghani admits massive losses to Afghanistan forces in rare public acceptance, says over 28,000 soldiers killed since 2015The president of Afghanistan told a US audience Tuesday that his country is not losing the war to the Taliban and is not at risk of collapse amid escalating attacks by the militant group and an expansion of the territory it controls.
Nov 08, 2018
16 Taliban militants killed, 19 injured after Afghan forces recapture villages in Dand-e-Ghori area of Baghlan provinceDand-e-Ghori was captured by Taliban two years ago and since then has been regarded as a Taliban stronghold in the northern Baghlan province. The ongoing operations against the Taliban in Dand-e-Ghori would last until the area was cleansed of the insurgents.
Jun 19, 2017
Five Afghan police officers killed in Gardez, Taliban claims responsibilityTaliban attackers stormed a regional police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, killing five officers and injuring 22 people
Aug 25, 2016
Afghanistan: Attack on Kabul American university kills 12, injures 45At least 12 people were killed after militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, officials said on Thursday, in a nearly 10-hour raid that prompted anguished pleas for help from trapped students.
Jun 14, 2016
Pakistan and Afghanistan increase troops at Khyber Pass after border clashA Pakistani army officer died on Tuesday after being shot by Afghan forces in a border clash, Pakistan's military said, a development likely to ratchet up tension between the neighbours who sources said, were beefing up troop numbers on either side.
Jun 22, 2015
Live: Seven Taliban gunmen killed by security forces in Afghan Parliament, say officialsPolice say the Taliban have launched an attack outside the Afghan parliament, setting off four large bombs as lawmakers were meeting inside.