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Afghanistan: At least 14 killed, 45 injured in twin bomb explosions in Bamiyan; Taliban denies involvement
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Afghanistan: At least 14 killed, 45 injured in twin bomb explosions in Bamiyan; Taliban denies involvement

The twin bombing marked the latest attack in Afghanistan, where violence has surged in recent months even as Taliban and Afghan government negotiators are meeting for peace talks

Taliban attack in Afghanistan: At least 20 killed, 95 injured after truck explodes near hospital in Zabul province
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Taliban attack in Afghanistan: At least 20 killed, 95 injured after truck explodes near hospital in Zabul province

A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a provincial official said, with casualties expected to rise as rescuers sift the rubble

65 killed in terrorist attack on Afghan intelligence base at Ghazni; Taliban claims responsibility
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65 killed in terrorist attack on Afghan intelligence base at Ghazni; Taliban claims responsibility

In a substantial rise to the toll from the 12 announced previously, at least 65 people were killed in a Taliban-claimed attack on an Afghan intelligence base

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

At least 30 soldiers killed as Taliban targets army checkpoints in Afghanistan in first attack post Eid ceasefire
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At least 30 soldiers killed as Taliban targets army checkpoints in Afghanistan in first attack post Eid ceasefire

At least 30 soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters targeted two checkpoints in western Badghis province in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

Kabul hotel attack: 18 dead, 10 injured in 13-hour-long shootout; Taliban claims responsibility
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Kabul hotel attack: 18 dead, 10 injured in 13-hour-long shootout; Taliban claims responsibility

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll expected to rise.

Afghanistan declares day of mourning as Taliban attack toll rises in Balkh province
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Afghanistan declares day of mourning as Taliban attack toll rises in Balkh province

The Afghan government declared Sunday as a national mourning day to pay tributes to scores of army personnel who died in a Taliban attack at a military base in Balkh province.

Pakistan SC dismisses plea seeking abolition of death penalty
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Pakistan SC dismisses plea seeking abolition of death penalty

Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking abolition of the death penalty in the country.

India joins UN in condemning 'barbaric' attack on Peshawar school
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India joins UN in condemning 'barbaric' attack on Peshawar school

In one of the deadliest attacks targeting children, Taliban suicide attackers stormed an army-run school firing randomly and throwing grenades at a school in Peshawar.

PM Modi condemns Peshawar attack, calls for 2 min silence in Indian schools
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PM Modi condemns Peshawar attack, calls for 2 min silence in Indian schools

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening spoke with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif over phone and offered his deepest condolences for the dastardly terror attack on a school in Peshawar.

He shot my teacher till she stopped crying: Pakistani children recall narrow escapes in Taliban slaughter
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He shot my teacher till she stopped crying: Pakistani children recall narrow escapes in Taliban slaughter

Reuters interviews with witnesses showed most victims were shot in the first hours of the assault when gunmen sprayed the premises with bullets in an indiscriminate massacre.

Peshawar massacre: Twitter condemns Taliban attack on innocent children
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Peshawar massacre: Twitter condemns Taliban attack on innocent children

Taliban gunmen stormed an army-run school in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing at least 95 people including 82 children in one of the country's bloodiest attacks in recent years.

Kabul police chief quits after attack that killed three staff
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Kabul police chief quits after attack that killed three staff

Police chief of Afghanistan's capital quit on Sunday, his spokesman said, following a deadly Taliban attack in 10 days on foreign guest houses in Kabul.

Afghanistan: Taliban attack police post, kill 10
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Afghanistan: Taliban attack police post, kill 10

An Afghan official says the brazen Taliban assault on police station in the country's east has killed 10 police officers and a civilian.

Taliban attack checkpoints; Afghan policeman killed
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Taliban attack checkpoints; Afghan policeman killed

An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked three police checkpoints overnight in the southern province of Helmand. The police repelled the attacks but lost one officer

Sorry we shot you, return to Pakistan: Taliban's letter to Malala
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Sorry we shot you, return to Pakistan: Taliban's letter to Malala

Adnan Rashid, a Taliban fighter wanted for an attempt to assassinate former President Pervez Musharraf, wrote a letter to Malala who was shot in the head in a militant attack last year.

Malala returns to school in UK, says she misses her classmates in Pak
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Malala returns to school in UK, says she misses her classmates in Pak

In a statement, Malala said she was excited to return to school and that she wanted “all girls in the world to have this basic opportunity.”

Pak govt may soon declare Malala as 'Daughter of Pakistan'
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Pak govt may soon declare Malala as 'Daughter of Pakistan'

The Pakistan parliament on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution asking the government to declare teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, the target of a recent assassination attempt by the Taliban, as the "Daughter of Pakistan".

Malala not yet out of danger, to be shifted to Rawalpindi hospital
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Malala not yet out of danger, to be shifted to Rawalpindi hospital

Malala was shot and seriously injured in the country's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province when she was returning home from school. Taliban claimed responsibility for the shooting.