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Oct 21, 2018
Afghanistan elections: 67 killed, 126 injured in 193 attacks carried out at polling stations across country by TalibanThe attacks include a suicide blast in Afghanistan's Kabul, 76 raids against polling centres throughout the country, a dozen explosions near those polling centres, as well as armed fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security forces.
Aug 10, 2018
14 policemen dead, 20 wounded in Taliban attack on Afghanistan's Ghazni; residential areas of city targettedTaliban 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.
Aug 06, 2017
Afghanistan Police say 12 militants killed in two separate incidents in Badakshan, Faryab provincesAs many as 12 militants were killed in incidents in two northern Afghan provinces, the police said on Sunday.
Jul 22, 2017
MSF reopens clinic in Afghanistan's Kunduz two years after it was destroyed by US airstrikeMedecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reopened a medical clinic in in Afghanistan's Kunduz where nearly two years ago a US airstrike destroyed their hospital
Apr 23, 2017
Afghanistan declares day of mourning as Taliban attack toll rises in Balkh provinceThe 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.
Dec 11, 2015
Afghanistan spy chief resigns after fallout with Ashraf Ghani over PakistanThe head of Afghanistan's main intelligence agency resigned on Thursday over disagreements with President Ashraf Ghani, laying bare divisions that have hindered efforts to fight the growing Taliban insurgency.
Feb 19, 2014
Pak Taliban puts down conditions for ceasefireThe Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on Wednesday put forward their demands for a ceasefire with the government, days after killing 23 security personnel who had been captured in 2010, a leading Pakistani daily reported.
Jan 22, 2014
50 militants killed in air strikes in north PakistanThe former interim chief of the Pakistani Taliban was among 50 militants, including 36 foreign fighters, killed in heavy air strikes in the lawless North Waziristan region, military sources said today.
Jan 20, 2014
Taliban bomb attack: Toll climbs to 13 in PakistanA Taliban suicide bomber blew himself near Pakistan's main military headquarters on Monday, killing 13 people just a day after the militants struck inside an army compound in the northwest of the country killing 20 troops, officials and militants said.
Dec 27, 2013
Afghan forces kill eight Taliban militantsAfghan army special forces on Friday launched an operation in the country's eastern province in which eight Taliban insurgents were killed, authorities said.