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General John Nicholson says war in Afghanistan ‘still in stalemate’

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
General John Nicholson says war in Afghanistan ‘still in stalemate’

General John Nicholson, the US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, delivers a press conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, on November 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) General John Nicholson, the top US Army commander in Afghanistan, has acknowledged that the war in the country “is still in a stalemate.” “We […]

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Taliban commander killed in Afghan airstrike in Kapisa

November 24, 2017 11:00 pm
Taliban commander killed in Afghan airstrike in Kapisa

This image taken on April 28, 2010 in Kabul, Afghanistan shows air force helicopters during an air show in celebration of Victory Day. A Taliban commander has been killed in an Afghan government airstrike in the northeastern province of Kapisa. The early Friday morning airstrike in Nijrab district killed Dilawar […]

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ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

November 3, 2017 10:38 pm
ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians who were killed by militants at Mirza Olang village in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan, August 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for a formal investigation into the war crimes in Afghanistan following […]

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ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

10:38 pm
ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians who were killed by militants at Mirza Olang village in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan, August 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for a formal investigation into the war crimes in Afghanistan following […]

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Afghan Taliban warn kidnapped US professor Kevin King ‘in bad health’

October 31, 2017 7:57 am
Afghan Taliban warn kidnapped US professor Kevin King ‘in bad health’

Kevin King, an American professor who has been kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan (File photo) The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan says an American professor kidnapped by the group is in dire health condition and needs urgent medical attention. Kevin King, who is one of two professors from the […]

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Afghan Taliban warn kidnapped US professor Kevin King ‘in bad health’

7:57 am
Afghan Taliban warn kidnapped US professor Kevin King ‘in bad health’

Kevin King, an American professor who has been kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan (File photo) The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan says an American professor kidnapped by the group is in dire health condition and needs urgent medical attention. Kevin King, who is one of two professors from the […]

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Bombing kills 15 army cadets in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

October 21, 2017 5:36 pm
Bombing kills 15 army cadets in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

Afghan National Army (ANA) commandos take part in a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) on the outskirts of Kabul, October 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A bomb attack at a military base has claimed the lives of at least 15 Afghan army cadets in the capital […]

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Bombings hit two mosques in Afghanistan, 72 killed

October 20, 2017 6:40 pm
Bombings hit two mosques in Afghanistan, 72 killed

At least 72 people, including women and children, have been killed and scores of others injured in two bomb attacks that targeted two Shia mosques in Afghanistan. The first explosion rocked Imam Zaman mosque in the western district of Dasht-e-Barchi in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday as worshipers had gathered for […]

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Pakistan’s Jamaat-ul-Ahrar leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

October 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Pakistan’s Jamaat-ul-Ahrar leader killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan

This screen grab taken from a video recording shows Umar Khalid Khorasani, the leader of Pakistan’s Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) militant group. The leader of Pakistan’s Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), an offshoot of the country’s Taliban militant group, has been killed in a US drone strike in neighboring Afghanistan. The JuA spokesman said Thursday […]

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Taliban storm Afghan military base, kill 43 soldiers

12:09 pm
Taliban storm Afghan military base, kill 43 soldiers

This file image shows Afghan security personnel inspecting the site of a bomb attack near the main police headquarters in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, in Afghanistan, on August 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Taliban militants have attacked a military base in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 43 […]

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