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Suspicions of Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan bolstered by data on fund transfers to Taliban-linked accounts
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Suspicions of Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan bolstered by data on fund transfers to Taliban-linked accounts

Twenty US service members were killed in combat-related operations in Afghanistan last year, the most since 2014

Taliban attack on government compound in Afghanistan kills 14, wounds 180; children among casualties
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Taliban attack on government compound in Afghanistan kills 14, wounds 180; children among casualties

A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 180.

Afghan intelligence says Islamic State leader killed by US airstrikes in stronghold in Nangarhar province
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Afghan intelligence says Islamic State leader killed by US airstrikes in stronghold in Nangarhar province

The Islamic State has suffered repeated setbacks in the latest fighting season in Afghanistan amid a bloody turf war with the Taliban.

Kabul military base attack: President Ashraf Ghani says seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, sacked
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Kabul military base attack: President Ashraf Ghani says seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, sacked

Seven Afghan army officers, including two generals, have been sacked over a deadly attack on a Kabul military base, President Ashraf Ghani said, as the Afghan capital braces for further assaults.

Pakistan says it handed over 27 Taliban, Haqqani Network militants to Afghanistan; Kabul denies claim
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Pakistan says it handed over 27 Taliban, Haqqani Network militants to Afghanistan; Kabul denies claim

In his first tweets this year, Trump had accused Pakistan of playing a "double game" on fighting terrorism and asked Islamabad to take decisive action against militants operating from its soil to "earn" the US aid.

Afghan government asked to resign following deadly Taliban-suicide bombing in Kabul
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Afghan government asked to resign following deadly Taliban-suicide bombing in Kabul

A day after the deadliest Taliban-suicide bombing in months that hit the heart of Kabul and left 103 dead, the Opposition demanded the resignation of the National Unity government-led by President Ashraf Ghani.

Four gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, no details of casualties yet
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Four gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, no details of casualties yet

Four gunmen attacked Kabul's luxury Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday and started shooting at guests, an Afghan official said, in the latest violence to strike the Afghanistan capital

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.

Afghanistan intelligence officials seize truck with Pakistani registration, with 16 tonnes of explosives
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Afghanistan intelligence officials seize truck with Pakistani registration, with 16 tonnes of explosives

According to UN figures, more than 26,500 civilians have died and nearly 49,000 have been injured as a result of armed conflict in Afghanistan since January 2009

Pakistan violence: Political instability, selective security approach catalyse recurring extremist bloodbath
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Pakistan violence: Political instability, selective security approach catalyse recurring extremist bloodbath

The Lahore attack comes at a crucial time when the ruling Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz is facing an imminent political crisis with the disqualification of prime minister Nawaz Sharif after the Panama Papers corruption case verdict.

Afghanistan intelligence agency detains two Pakistan embassy staffers
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Afghanistan intelligence agency detains two Pakistan embassy staffers

Two staffers at the Pakistan Embassy in Kabul were detained by the National Directorate of Security (NDS), the intelligence agency of Afghanistan, under unclear circumstances, the media reported on Thursday.

Pakistan terror attacks: Pervez  Musharraf says Afghan intelligence is playing into India's hands
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Pakistan terror attacks: Pervez Musharraf says Afghan intelligence is playing into India's hands

Former Pakistan President Pervaiz Musharraf has said that Afghanistan's intelligence agency -- the National Directorate of Security (NDS) -- was playing into Indian hands, and was being used as a tool for facilitating terror groups in Pakistan, media reported on Monday.

Islamabad's latest claim: RAW runs special cell to sabotage China Pakistan Economic Corridor
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Islamabad's latest claim: RAW runs special cell to sabotage China Pakistan Economic Corridor

A top Pakistani official said that Indian intelligence agency, RAW has established a special cell at its headquarters in New Delhi to sabotage the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project and is being executed via Afghanistan