Tag: afghanistan

  • Taliban talks:Draft framework for Afghanistan peace ‘agreed’

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    US and Taliban negotiators have agreed on a draft framework for a peace deal seeking to put an end to the 17-year conflict in Afghanistan, Washington’s top negotiator has said. US negotiators held six days of talks with the Taliban in Qatar last week. The Afghan president has made a new call for direct talks […]

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  • U.S. service member killed, one wounded in apparent ‘insider attack’ in Afghanistan

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    The attacker was killed by Afghan Forces and an injured U.S. service member is undergoing treatment, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said. KABUL — A member of the U.S. armed forces was killed and another was wounded in an apparent insider attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said. […]

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  • Kandahar police chief killed in Afghan attack but U.S. Gen. Scott Miller unhurt

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    The Taliban claimed responsibility and said the American commander was the intended target. PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, escaped injury during a Taliban-claimed gun attack Thursday, but three Americans were wounded. The police chief of the southern province of Kandahar, Gen. Abdul Raziq, was killed, reportedly […]

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  • Kabul suicide bomber kills 48 in tuition centre attack

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    Forty-eight people have been killed and 67 injured in a bomb explosion at an education centre in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, the country’s health ministry says. Police say a suicide bomber walked into the centre while teaching was under way and detonated his bomb belt. Many of those killed are believed to be teenagers who were […]

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  • More Than 150 ISIS Fighters Surrender to Afghan Government Forces After An Onslaught by the Taliban

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    U.S. troops and Afghan officials fighting the Islamic State militant group received some unexpected help on Wednesday. Over 150 Islamic State militants (ISIS) surrendered to Afghan government forces after an onslaught by the Taliban in the country’s northern Jawzjan province. “These people were surrounded by the Taliban for several days, but last night they managed to break free […]

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