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Afghanistan: At least 34 killed in two separate suicide bombings in Ghazni and Zabul
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Afghanistan: At least 34 killed in two separate suicide bombings in Ghazni and Zabul

A suicide car bomber targeted the convoy of a provincial council chief in Zabul, killing at least three people and wounding 21 others, including children, according to provincial spokesman Gul Islam Sial

Afghanistan elections: Voting begins amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats; polling in Kandahar postponed by a week
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Afghanistan elections: Voting begins amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats; polling in Kandahar postponed by a week

Voting began on Saturday in Afghanistan parliamentary elections overshadowed by chaotic organisation, allegations of corruption and violence that has forced a postponement of the vote in the strategic southern province of Kandahar

Taliban forces ambush convoy of buses in northern Afghanistan, take at least 100 people hostage
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Taliban forces ambush convoy of buses in northern Afghanistan, take at least 100 people hostage

The ambush came despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha this week.

Ghazni attack shows Afghan Taliban's capabilities are intact and will grow until Pakistan stops fuelling insurgency
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Ghazni attack shows Afghan Taliban's capabilities are intact and will grow until Pakistan stops fuelling insurgency

The Afghan Taliban's attack on Ghazni could not have been mounted without support from Pakistan’s state and non-state actors since the operational planning and execution involved in the attack reflect sound military preparedness, counter-intelligence and popular support among Pashtun segments of Afghan population

Pakistan denies claims about having links with Taliban attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni, calls allegations 'baseless'
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Pakistan denies claims about having links with Taliban attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni, calls allegations 'baseless'

Pakistan denied all claims of having links with the Taliban attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni. It said that it rejected the "baseless" allegations

Afghanistan: Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul; no claim of responsibility made so far
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Afghanistan: Gunmen attack intelligence training centre in Kabul; no claim of responsibility made so far

The attack in Afghanistan comes hours after a suicide bomber detonated explosives inside an education centre in western Kabul, killing at least 37 students.

Two attacks in Afghanistan kill 92: Suicide blast in Kabul claims 48 lives; Taliban assault in Baghlan kills 44 policemen
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Two attacks in Afghanistan kill 92: Suicide blast in Kabul claims 48 lives; Taliban assault in Baghlan kills 44 policemen

Taliban attack on an Afghan military outpost killed up to 44 policemen and soldiers, while a separate suicide blast in Kabul killed at least 48 people as a relentless wave of violence continued across Afghanistan

Suicide blast in Kabul kills 25, injures 35 in Shiite area, says Afghan health ministry
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Suicide blast in Kabul kills 25, injures 35 in Shiite area, says Afghan health ministry

Death toll from a suicide blast at an educational centre in a mainly Shiite area of the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday reached 25, with another 35 wounded

Taliban militants overrun army base in northern Afghanistan; 10 killed, 15 wounded, over 40 soldiers captured
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Taliban militants overrun army base in northern Afghanistan; 10 killed, 15 wounded, over 40 soldiers captured

The Taliban attack in the north coincided with clashes in the southeastern province of Ghazni, which lies on the main highway linking Kabul with the south.

120 security forces, civilians killed in four day fight with Taliban in Afghanistan's Ghazni; US send military advisers as aid
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120 security forces, civilians killed in four day fight with Taliban in Afghanistan's Ghazni; US send military advisers as aid

It was a major show of force by the Taliban, who infiltrated deep into this strategic city barely 120 kilometers from the capital, Kabul. The United States has sent military advisers to aid Afghan forces.

Taliban, govt forces both stake claim to Afghanistan's Ghazni after two-day battle; 14 policemen dead, 20 injured in conflict
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Taliban, govt forces both stake claim to Afghanistan's Ghazni after two-day battle; 14 policemen dead, 20 injured in conflict

Both Taliban and the Afghan government forces claimed the city of Ghazni after fighting a two-day battle there

14 policemen dead, 20 wounded in Taliban attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni; residential areas of city targetted
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14 policemen dead, 20 wounded in Taliban attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni; residential areas of city targetted

Taliban fighters tried to overrun a provincial capital in Afghanistan early on Friday, hiding inside homes before slipping into city streets in the night to attack security forces and killing at least 14 policemen before being pushed back, officials said.

Taliban launches massive attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni; govt security forces struggle to contain militants
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Taliban launches massive attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni; govt security forces struggle to contain militants

Taliban militants have launched an attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni as the security forces are struggling to beat them

Six members of a family killed after rocket hits house in Afghanistan's Ghazni province
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Six members of a family killed after rocket hits house in Afghanistan's Ghazni province

Six members of a family were killed and two injured when a rocket hit their home in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Friday, the police said.

Scores of Al-Qaeda figures killed in joint operations with coalition forces, says Afghan intelligence agency
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Scores of Al-Qaeda figures killed in joint operations with coalition forces, says Afghan intelligence agency

The Afghan intelligence agency says scores of Al-Qaeda figures, including senior leader Omar Khetab, have been killed in joint operations with coalition forces in the country's eastern and southern provinces.

Nine policemen, six insurgents killed in Afghanistan's Ghazni province; Taliban claim responsibility for attack
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Nine policemen, six insurgents killed in Afghanistan's Ghazni province; Taliban claim responsibility for attack

An Afghanistan official says at least nine police officers have been killed in separate attacks by Taliban insurgents on police checkpoints in eastern Ghazni province.

Taliban unleashes wave of attacks across Afghanistan; 74 dead, over 200 injured
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Taliban unleashes wave of attacks across Afghanistan; 74 dead, over 200 injured

Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers and killing at least 74 people

Six dead after Taliban fighters wear burqas, military uniforms to attack provincial court
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Six dead after Taliban fighters wear burqas, military uniforms to attack provincial court

A suicide bomber launched the attack by blowing himself up at the court's entrance, after which three other Taliban attackers stormed the building.

Five Taliban militants killed during an attack on Afghan court
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Five Taliban militants killed during an attack on Afghan court

Taliban militants stormed a court in Ghazni, Afghanistan, clashing with police in which 10 people, including all five of the militants, were killed.

Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead
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Afghan road crash inferno leaves at least 73 dead

Many of the dead, including women and children, were burned beyond recognition and dozens of others were left wounded in the accident in Ghazni province.