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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber, extremists attack govt building in Kabul; 43 killed, 10 injured
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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber, extremists attack govt building in Kabul; 43 killed, 10 injured

It was the deadliest assault in Kabul since a suicide bomber blew himself up in the middle of a religious gathering last month, killing at least 55 people.

Afghanistan: 12 people including four security forces killed in Kabul suicide bombing; Taliban claims attack on convoy
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Afghanistan: 12 people including four security forces killed in Kabul suicide bombing; Taliban claims attack on convoy

In November Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said nearly 30,000 soldiers and police officers have been killed since 2015 - a figure far higher than anything previously acknowledged.

20 security forces killed in Afghanistan as country marks 17th death anniversary of anti-Taliban leader
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20 security forces killed in Afghanistan as country marks 17th death anniversary of anti-Taliban leader

The attacks near Afghanistan capital Kabul came on the eve of the death anniversary of Ahmad Shah Masoud, who led the resistance to the Taliban in the 1990s.

Suicide attack near Afghan security forces vehicle in Jalalabad kills 10, sets nearby petrol station aflame
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Suicide attack near Afghan security forces vehicle in Jalalabad kills 10, sets nearby petrol station aflame

The explosion in the eastern city of Jalalabad also left at least four people wounded and set a nearby petrol station alight, provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP.

Kabul attack: Afghan security forces end 12-hour siege at luxury hotel; all three assailants killed, six people dead
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Kabul attack: Afghan security forces end 12-hour siege at luxury hotel; all three assailants killed, six people dead

Gunmen killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an attack on Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

Afghanistan security forces kill 26 armed insurgents in 24 hours in country-wide operations
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Afghanistan security forces kill 26 armed insurgents in 24 hours in country-wide operations

At least 26 armed insurgents have been killed and 16 injured since security forces in Afghanistan launched operations across country over the past 24 hours

India highlights need to strengthen Afghanistan defence forces at SCO contact group meet
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India highlights need to strengthen Afghanistan defence forces at SCO contact group meet

India has shared in the just-concluded meeting of SCO-Afghanistan 'Contact Group' its perspective on the situation in Afghanistan, including challenges posed by terrorism from beyond its border and the need to strengthen Afghan security forces, the external affairs ministry said on Thursday.

Kabul airport attack: US responds with airstrike, injures several civilians
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Kabul airport attack: US responds with airstrike, injures several civilians

An American airstrike on insurgents in Kabul Wednesday caused "several casualties" after a missile "malfunctioned"

Australia to deploy more troops in Afghanistan following NATO's request
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Australia to deploy more troops in Afghanistan following NATO's request

Australia will deploy more troops in Afghanistan to conduct advisory and training missions to the Afghan security forces following a request from NATO, Defence Minister Marise Payne said on Monday.

Afghan forces kill 43 militants including 17 Islamic State fighters in multiple anti-terror ops
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Afghan forces kill 43 militants including 17 Islamic State fighters in multiple anti-terror ops

At least 43 militants including 17 Islamic State fighters were killed in military operations in Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday