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17 killed, over 50 wounded in market place blasts in Afghanistan’s Bamyan

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At least 17 people were killed and over 50 others wounded after twin explosions hit a market place in Bamyan city, capital of...
Child Casualties

Report: 26,000 child casualties between 2005 and 2019 in Afghanistan

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The conflicts in Afghanistan have killed and wounded 26,025 children between 2005 to 2019, Britain-based charity Save the Children said in a report released...

UN refugee agency chief urges international community to remain committed to Afghanistan

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Visiting United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi on Tuesday urged international community to remain committed to Afghanistan, calling for greater...
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Trump to order further drawdown from Afghanistan, Iraq: media

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U.S. President Donald Trump will issue a formal order to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Iraq as soon as this week, according to...
Kabul University Attack

At least 19 killed in attack on Kabul University claimed by IS

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At least 19 people were killed on Monday after gunmen stormed the campus of Kabul University, in an attack later claimed by the Islamic...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

UN: 30 per cent fewer civilian casualties in Afghanistan this year

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Thirty per cent fewer civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's long-running conflict in the first nine months of this year compared to the...
AFP/File / Nasir Waqif Afghan security personnel pictured during an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz province in April 2016

Continued fighting shrinks Afghans’ hope for peace

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The persistent militancy and violent incidents in Afghanistan amid ongoing peace talks have undermined the hope of many locals for lasting peace in the...
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7 civilians killed, 5 wounded in improvised bomb explosions in Afghanistan

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Seven civilians were killed and five others wounded in two improvised bomb explosions in Afghanistan on Friday, authorities confirmed. In western Ghor province, a minibus...
Image provided by Noticias Telemedellin shows rescuers inspecting the site of the crashed plane carrying the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, in La Ceja municipality, near Medellin, in the department of Antioquia, Colombia, on Nov. 29, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]

2 pilots killed in military helicopter crash in North Afghanistan: government

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Two Afghan Air Force pilots were killed after a military helicopter crashed in the country's northern restive Baghlan province on Thursday, Defense Ministry...
AFP / Karam Al-Masri More than 300 civilians have been killed in two weeks of fighting in the divided city of Aleppo

6 civilians killed, 12 injured as fighting intensifies in Afghanistan

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At least six civilians were confirmed dead and 12 others injured in Afghanistan on Thursday as fighting escalated in the militancy-battered country, officials...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

53 security forces killed as violence escalates in Afghanistan

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At least 53 members of the Afghan security forces were killed in overnight attacks by the Taliban in five provinces, officials said on...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

23 soldiers, 31 militants killed in clashes in Afghanistan: officials

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At least 23 Afghan soldiers and 31 militants were killed and several fighters wounded in separate clashes in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar and western Badghis...

8 drug traffickers, 9 criminals arrested in Afghanistan – government

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Police in Afghanistan have arrested 48 drug traffickers and nine suspected criminals, authorities said on Tuesday. "Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) and...
Afghan Ceasefire Intact As President Ghani Promises To Release More Taliban Prisoners

Afghan experts brand U.S.-led war on terror in Afghanistan as failure

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Afghan political experts have described the U.S.-led war on terror in Afghanistan as a failure. "The so-called U.S.-led war against the Taliban,...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, May 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Taliban militants attend a surrender ceremony in Pul-e-Khumri, capital of Baghlan province, Afghanistan, May 20, 2020. Fifteen Taliban militants surrendered and handed over their weapons in Afghanistan's northern province of Baghlan on Wednesday, as the government has been trying to reconcile the insurgents after more than two decades of insurgency. (Photo by Sahel/Xinhua)

22 militants killed in east Afghanistan’s Khost province

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Afghan forces in crackdowns against militants have killed 22 Taliban fighters in the eastern Khost province, said a statement of the provincial police...
Terrorism

Motorbike bombing at wedding party kills 4, wounds 8 in Eastern Afghanistan

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Four people were killed and eight others injured as a motorbike bomb struck a wedding party in eastern Afghanistan's Khost province on Thursday, provincial...
Rotary Club Of Ho Supports Polio Immunisation

Rotary Club of Ho supports polio immunisation

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Rotary Club of Ho has donated bottled water to the Ho Municipal Directorate of Health in support of the select immunisation of children under...
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25 militants killed, 8 wounded in airstrike in eastern Afghanistan

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At least 25 militants were killed and eight others wounded after Afghan security forces repelled a Taliban attack in eastern Laghman province during...
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The Gambia expresses dismay over U.S. sanctions on ICC officials

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The Gambian government expressed its dismay on Saturday over the U.S. government's decision to impose sanctions on two senior officials of the International Criminal...
Militants Killed In Gunfights In Indian Controlled Kashmir

15 militants killed, highway reopened in Afghanistan’s western Badghis province

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Afghan forces have reopened the highway linking the western Badghis province with Herat after heavy fighting and killing 15 militants, deputy to Baghis police...

Police discover drug, arrest 2 in Afghanistan northern Kunduz

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The Counter-Narcotic Police in crackdown on drug smugglers captured two persons and found 14 kg drug including 8 kg heroin from their possessions...

Death toll in Afghanistan’s floods rises to 190

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The floods triggered by heavy rains and onrush of water in the mountainous eastern Afghan region has killed 190 people and injured 172 others...
Turkey launched air and land attacks against Kurdish forces in Syria on Wednesday after President Donald Trump announced the removal of troops from the region earlier in the week. Photo by EPA-EFE

Targeted attacks continue to take toll in August in Afghanistan

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At least 35 people were killed and many others wounded in targeted attacks across Afghanistan in August, according to official figures. The...
MOGADISHU, Aug. 17, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 17, 2020 shows the blast site of the Elite hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least 16 people, including suspected attackers, were confirmed dead, and 28 others injured in the attack at a popular hotel in Somalia capital Mogadishu on Sunday. (Photo by Hassan Bashi/Xinhua)

6 killed in car bomb blast, gunfight in eastern Afghanistan

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At least three Afghan police and three assailants were killed in a suicide car bomb blast and ensuing gunfight outside a police camp in...
Airstrikes

Airstrikes destroy militants’ base, kill 12 in North Afghanistan

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Fighting planes struck a Taliban gathering inside their base in Qargan area of Afghanistan's northern Faryab province on Friday, destroying the base and...
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13 civilians killed in improvised bomb blast in South Afghanistan

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Thirteen civilians, including six children, were killed in an improvised bomb explosion in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Friday, a hospital source told...
Syrian army soldiers inspect the site of a series of attacks in the district of Sayyidah Zaynab, south of Damascus, Syria, Feb. 21, 2016. The death toll in the triple bombings that rocked a Shiite district in Damascus on Sunday has risen to 83, state news agency SANA said. As many as 178 others were injured in these serial attacks. [Xinhua/Yang Zhen]

6 killed in truck bomb explosion in Northern. Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility

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Six people, including an assailant, were killed and 32 people wounded after a Taliban militants' suicide truck bomb blast took place outside a...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Air force kills 10 militants in Afghan restive province

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At least 10 militants were killed and five others wounded after Afghan Air Force pounded militants' position in the country's northern Kunduz province early...
Afghan security force members stand at a security checkpoint in Kunduz, Afghanistan, May 21, 2020. Afghan security forces have beefed up security ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. (Photo by Ajmal Kakar/Xinhua)

10 pro-government militiamen, 7 militants killed in pre-dawn clashes in N. Afghanistan

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Ten pro-government local militiamen and seven Taliban militants were killed in pre-dawn clashes in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province on Thursday, a provincial government spokesman...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Afghanistan marks 101st anniversary of independence

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Afghanistan on Tuesday marked the 101st anniversary of its independence from the British occupation amid the worsening security situation. At an official celebration to commemorate...