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Afghanistan: Massive blast reported near foreign embassies in Kabul; 18 wounded, heavy casualties feared
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Afghanistan: Massive blast reported near foreign embassies in Kabul; 18 wounded, heavy casualties feared

A huge blast rocked Kabul on Saturday in the latest apparent attack in the Afghan capital

13 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province; military aircraft targeted gathering, says army official
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13 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province; military aircraft targeted gathering, says army official

A total of 13 militants have been confirmed killed in an airstike at a Taliban hideout in Kunduz province of Afghanistan on Sunday, an army official said.

Three US troops wounded after Afghan soldier opens fire on base; gunned down
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Three US troops wounded after Afghan soldier opens fire on base; gunned down

At least three US troops were wounded on Saturday when an Afghan soldier opened fire at them at a military base in northern Afghanistan

Kabul blast: Paris's Eiffel tower to go dark to show solidarity with victims on Thursday
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Kabul blast: Paris's Eiffel tower to go dark to show solidarity with victims on Thursday

The lights at the Eiffel Tower will be switched off Thursday night to honour the scores of victims from the huge truck bomb that struck Afghanistan's capital

Taliban militants kill 11 Afghanistan soldiers at a military base in Kandhar
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Taliban militants kill 11 Afghanistan soldiers at a military base in Kandhar

At least 11 soldiers were killed and nine wounded when Taliban militants attacked a military base in Afghanistan's Kandhar province on Monday night.

Afghan army copter crash kills eight soldiers on board; Taliban claims responsibility
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Afghan army copter crash kills eight soldiers on board; Taliban claims responsibility

Eight Afghan army soldiers were killed early Sunday morning when a military helicopter crashed in northern Baghlan province, officials said.

As pullout draws near, challenges for Afghan army remain
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As pullout draws near, challenges for Afghan army remain

Afghanistan's army is now carrying out virtually all ground operations in the country on its own but has problems, including dealing with booby traps, mines and other potentially deadly explosive devices, the Afghan Defense Ministry's spokesman said Wednesday during a visit to NATO.

Seven wounded as suicide bomber attacks Afghan army bus
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Seven wounded as suicide bomber attacks Afghan army bus

The attack comes three days after a would-be car bomber was shot dead by police in downtown Kabul.

Nato troops attacked by Afghan ally again
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Nato troops attacked by Afghan ally again

A Nato spokesman says another member of the Afghan security forces has turned his gun on international troops — the second such incident in a single day.