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Mar 01, 2018
German national believed to be military adviser to Taliban arrested in Afghanistan's Helmand provinceA German national believed to be a military advisor to the Taliban in Afghanistan has been arrested in the insurgency-racked province of Helmand
Feb 25, 2018
Series of attacks, suicide bombings kill 23 in Afghanistan; Taliban and Islamic State claim responsibilityAt least 23 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and more than a dozen wounded in a series of attacks and suicide bombings in Afghanistan on Saturday.
Dec 17, 2017
Afghanistan: 11 policemen killed by Taliban on checkpoints in Helmand province, say officialsAn Afghan official says Taliban insurgents have attacked checkpoints in the southern Helmand province, killing 11 police.
Dec 06, 2017
Al-Qaeda, Taliban leaders 'responsible for the deaths of many innocents' killed in Afghanistan, say officialsA senior Al-Qaeda leader on the Indian subcontinent and the head of the Taliban's "special forces" in southern Helmand have been killed in recent days in Afghanistan, Afghan and US forces said on Tuesday.
Nov 10, 2017
Police station in Afghanistan's Helmand province bombed; one policeman killed, five injuredA heavy explosion was reported in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Friday morning killing one and wounding five others
Aug 23, 2017
Taliban suicide bomber kills 5 in Afghanistan a day after Donald Trump's decision to send more troopsA Taliban suicide bomber killed five civilians and wounded 25 others in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, an official said.
Aug 12, 2017
Afghanistan: US denies claims of local officials that air strike killed 11 civiliansThe United States on Saturday vehemently denied claims by Afghan officials that it had killed several civilians in an air strike in volatile eastern Afghanistan.
Aug 08, 2017
US sending more marines to Afghanistan, move at odds with Donald Trump's policy: ReportsThe US is sending dozens of Marines to Afghanistan to beef up internal security in the Helmand province, according to a media report.
Jul 22, 2017
Errant US airstrike kills 16 Afghan police officers in Afghanistan's Helmand provinceAn errant US airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan National Police officers and wounded two others, Helmand provincial police chief said
Jul 17, 2017
Afghanistan forces drive Taliban from Naway; 50 militants killed in Helmand province's key districtAn Afghan official says the country's security forces have driven the Taliban out of a key district in southern Helmand province from where they had been threatening the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah.