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Gunman in Afghan army uniform kills two US soldiers and injures six in Nangarhar; shot dead by forces
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Gunman in Afghan army uniform kills two US soldiers and injures six in Nangarhar; shot dead by forces

There have been numerous attacks by Afghan national army soldiers on their allied partners during 18 years of America's protracted war

Donald Trump pulling plug on talks with Taliban could not come at a better time for India; here's why
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Donald Trump pulling plug on talks with Taliban could not come at a better time for India; here's why

New Delhi has never recognised Taliban as a legitimate political actor who should have a say in the peace process, or in Afghan people's future.

Donald Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria as
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Donald Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria as "peacekeeping group", says White House as US withdraws force from war-torn country

"A small peacekeeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for a period of time," White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement after the call between the two leaders

US soldier killed in Afghanistan's Logar province, lifts this year's death toll to 12
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US soldier killed in Afghanistan's Logar province, lifts this year's death toll to 12

A US soldier has died in Afghanistan, foreign forces said, taking the number of American fighters killed in action in the country this year to 12.

US forces carry out air strikes against Islamic State in Libya; 17 militants killed
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US forces carry out air strikes against Islamic State in Libya; 17 militants killed

US forces carried out six "precision air strikes" against an Islamic State camp in Libya, killing 17 people, the US Africa Command said on Sunday.

US airstrike kills several senior Islamic State militants in Afghanistan
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US airstrike kills several senior Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

Several senior Islamic State group members in Afghanistan - including a provincial leader - have been killed in a United States air strike

Islamic State's Afghanistan head killed in US forces' strike, says Pentagon
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Islamic State's Afghanistan head killed in US forces' strike, says Pentagon

The US forces have killed the head of Islamic State's Afghanistan branch in a strike on the terror group's headquarters in Kunar Province

US-backed Syrian coalition advances against Islamic State, takes Raqqa district after three days of intense fighting
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US-backed Syrian coalition advances against Islamic State, takes Raqqa district after three days of intense fighting

A US-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district

US drops non-nuclear 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan on Islamic State hideout
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US drops non-nuclear 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan on Islamic State hideout

The Pentagon says US forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb, GBU-43 nicknamed Mother of All Bombs on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan

Romania: 8 soldiers killed, 2 wounded in helicopter crash
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Romania: 8 soldiers killed, 2 wounded in helicopter crash

A Romanian military helicopter flying to take part in a joint exercise with US forces crashed on Friday, killing eight servicemen on board and injuring two, the defence ministry said.

Amnesty intl slams US for civilian deaths in Afghanistan since 2001
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Amnesty intl slams US for civilian deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

The report said it had gathered evidence of "a deeply flawed US military justice system that cements a culture of impunity" in dealing with Afghan civilian deaths and injuries caused in NATO coalition operations since 2001.

Al-Qaeda plotting comeback in Afghanistan, say US officials
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Al-Qaeda plotting comeback in Afghanistan, say US officials

Al-Qaeda's Afghanistan leader is laying the groundwork to relaunch his war-shattered organisation once the United States and international forces withdraw from the country, allege US officials.

Suicide car attack on Yemen's defense ministry kills 52, al-Qaeda suspected
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Suicide car attack on Yemen's defense ministry kills 52, al-Qaeda suspected

Among the dead at the Defense Ministry complex, which also houses a military hospital, were soldiers and civilians, including seven foreigners — two Germans, two Vietnamese, two Filipinos and one Indian, according to the Supreme Security Commission.