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3 including university lecturer killed in targeted attacks in Eastern Afghanistan

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Militants shot and killed three people, including a university lecturer, in two eastern Afghan provinces, officials said Tuesday. In one incident, gunmen...
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Death toll of flash floods in eastern Afghanistan rises to 122

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At least 122 people were killed, 147 others wounded and several others went missing in torrential floods in Afghanistan's 12 eastern provinces, the...
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Air raids kill 4 IS militants in eastern Afghanistan

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Four militants affiliated with Islamic State (IS) were confirmed dead as fighting planes struck the hardliner group's hideout in Chawkay district of the eastern...
Afghan policemen inspect the site of a blast in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, 2016. One civilian was killed and three others injured as a bicycle bomb planted by militants went off in Kabul on Thursday, police said. (Xinhua/Jawid Omid)

5 killed in eastern Afghanistan’s clashes

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Two police personnel and three civilians were killed and two persons were wounded in two separate clashes in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar, the...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Nineteen IS militants killed in airstrike, offensive in eastern Afghanistan

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About 19 militants of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed and two others wounded after security forces struck their positions in eastern province...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

3 rebels and 2 Haqqani members held in Eastern Afghanistan

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"One unit of Afghan Special Operation Force conducted an operation in Lakan village, Matun district on Friday, detaining three militants," it said in a...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the media at the UN headquarters in New York on April 9, 2015. As violence continues to roil in Syria and Yemen, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged religious leaders and educators to preach to their followers the "correct meaning of tolerance; the correct meaning of culture and tradition, with mutual respect." (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)

Ban Ki Moon Condemns inhuman attacks in eastern Afghanistan

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned "in the strongest terms the barbaric attack" in Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan, calling for those responsible for...
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One Person Killed In Suicide Attack In Eastern Afghanistan

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A suicide attack and roadside bombing in southern and eastern Afghanistan have left one person dead and four others injured on Tuesday, officials confirmed. In...

Eastern Afghanistan roadside explosion injures 4

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Four civilians were injured as a roadside bomb struck a vehicle in Behsoud district of eastern Nangarhar province with Jalalabad as its capital, spokesman...
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8 travelers out of 9 kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan released unharmed

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Eight people out of nine passengers kidnapped by gunmen in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni earlier on Sunday have been released unharmed, a...
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Roof Collapse In Eastern Afghanistan Kills 8

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Eight people, including women and children, lost their lives as the roof of a house collapsed in Shirzad district of the eastern Nangarhar province...
Several top officials of the al-Qaeda-linked group have either defected or have been killed in recent months

IS gets new leader for Pakistan and Afghanistan

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The Islamic State militant group has appointed a former Taliban leader as its commander for Pakistan and Afghanistan in a challenge to al-Qaeda's decade-long...
Afghan police stand guard among damaged buildings after a suicide attack in Ghazni province, Sept. 4, 2014. Taliban insurgents detonated truck bombs and fired rocket-propelled grenades outside the office of Afghanistan's spy agency and a police compound in the central town of Ghazni on Thursday, the provincial governor said. Reuters/Mustafa Andaleb

Dozens killed in Taliban offensive in eastern Afghanistan

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Afghan officials said Friday that Taliban fighters beheaded 15 civilians and torched some 60 homes in an assault in eastern province of Ghazni. "Hundreds of...