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Ashraf Ghani postpones Washington trip after US envoy negotiating with Taliban abruptly returns to Qatar
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Ashraf Ghani postpones Washington trip after US envoy negotiating with Taliban abruptly returns to Qatar

Afghanistan's president has postponed a planned visit to Washington early next week where he was to discuss the US-Taliban talks on ending America's longest war, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday

Afghan govt expresses doubts about prospective US-Taliban deal; says it needs 'more information about risks it poses'
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Afghan govt expresses doubts about prospective US-Taliban deal; says it needs 'more information about risks it poses'

The Afghan government expressed doubts about a prospective deal between the US and the Taliban, saying officials need more information about the risks it poses

US envoy briefs Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani on draft accord betwen US, Taliban
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US envoy briefs Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani on draft accord betwen US, Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has been briefed on a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban and will look at details of the deal before giving an opinion.

Amid peace talks with US, Taliban launches 'large scale' attack on Afghan city of Kunduz, takes hospital patients hostage
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Amid peace talks with US, Taliban launches 'large scale' attack on Afghan city of Kunduz, takes hospital patients hostage

The Taliban were in control of the Kunduz hospital and both sides in the fighting had casualties, an official said but could not give exact number

Taliban storms police checkpoints, kills five security personnel in Aghanistan's Kunduz city
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Taliban storms police checkpoints, kills five security personnel in Aghanistan's Kunduz city

Five Afghan police personnel were killed and two others wounded in an attack by the Taliban in the country's northern province, an official said on Thursday.

Taliban kill 13 police in attack on checkpoint, says Afghan official
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Taliban kill 13 police in attack on checkpoint, says Afghan official

The Taliban killed 13 police in an attack on a checkpoint early today in the northern Kunduz province, an official said.

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.

Afghanistan: School destroyed, three children injured in airstrike by US-led forces in Kunduz province
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Afghanistan: School destroyed, three children injured in airstrike by US-led forces in Kunduz province

At least three persons were injured when a school was destroyed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's Kunduz province on Saturday, an official said

Afghan families flee as Taliban take key northern district in offensive against govt forces
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Afghan families flee as Taliban take key northern district in offensive against govt forces

Hundreds of Afghan families have fled fighting between the Taliban and government forces near the northern city of Kunduz as the insurgents captured a strategic district soon after launching their annual spring offensive

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

Taliban captures key district, Sangin, in Southern Afghanistan
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Taliban captures key district, Sangin, in Southern Afghanistan

The Taliban captured a key district in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Thursday while in the country's north, an officer turned his rifle on sleeping colleagues, killing nine policemen, officials said.

Afghanistan: 4 killed in Taliban claimed attack on German consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif
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Afghanistan: 4 killed in Taliban claimed attack on German consulate in Mazar-i-Sharif

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was in retaliation for Nato air strikes in a village near Kunduz city in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Attack on German consulate by Taliban in Mazar-i-Sharif leaves four dead, over 100 injured
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Afghanistan: Attack on German consulate by Taliban in Mazar-i-Sharif leaves four dead, over 100 injured

A powerful Taliban truck bomb struck the German consulate in Afghanistan's northern Mazar-i-Sharif city, killing at least two people.

Taliban insurgents abduct, kill 20 Afghan civilians in Ghor
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Taliban insurgents abduct, kill 20 Afghan civilians in Ghor

Taliban insurgents have killed at least 20 Afghan civilians after abducting them in the remote central province of Ghor the previous day, officials said Wednesday.

Afghan forces repel Taliban assault on Kunduz city; residents take shelter in their homes
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Afghan forces repel Taliban assault on Kunduz city; residents take shelter in their homes

Explosions echoed across Kunduz as Afghan commandos drove back a Taliban assault, forcing residents to shelter in their homes, a year after militants briefly seized the strategic provincial capital.

Taliban launch coordinated attack on Afghan city of Kunduz
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Taliban launch coordinated attack on Afghan city of Kunduz

Taliban insurgents launched an assault on Kunduz on Monday, triggering intense fighting and forcing residents to hide in their homes, one year after the militants briefly took control of the strategic Afghan city.

Afghanistan: Attack on Kabul American university kills 12, injures 45
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Afghanistan: Attack on Kabul American university kills 12, injures 45

At 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.

Taliban captures a district in Kunduz province in Afghanistan
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Taliban captures a district in Kunduz province in Afghanistan

The Taliban seized a district on Saturday in the northeastern Kunduz province, where the insurgents briefly overran the provincial capital last year before being driven out by a counteroffensive, an official said.

US to retain 8,400 troops in Afghanistan into 2017: Barack Obama
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US to retain 8,400 troops in Afghanistan into 2017: Barack Obama

Obama's announcement is further acknowledgement that Afghanistan's security forces are still not ready to go it alone.

Indian woman Judith D'Souza abducted in Kabul: Sobbing dad says I want my daughter back
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Indian woman Judith D'Souza abducted in Kabul: Sobbing dad says I want my daughter back

Indian woman, hailing from Kolkata, was abducted in Afghanistan's Kabul, reports said. According to a report by CNN-News 18, the woman was identified as Judith D'Souza and the report added that she was working as a senior technical advisor for an NGO Aga Khan Development Network.