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Taliban okay with dialogue but to continue fight against 'foreign troops'

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 18:08

Kabul, July 2 (IANS) Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Haibatullah on Saturday expressed willingness to join a political dialogue with the government, but warned that the rebel group will continue its armed struggle as long as government-backed foreign troops remain in Afghanistan.

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44 killed in Afghan clashes

Sat, 06/25/2016 - 15:00

Kabul, June 25 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed as clashes flared up between security forces and militants in Afghanistan's Nangarhar and Badakhshan provinces, officials said.

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14 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 15:16

Kabul, June 24 (IANS) At least 14 Taliban militants were killed and five injured in clashes that erupted between Tehreek-e-Taliban and Afghan Taliban in Afghanistan's Kunar province, officials said on Friday.

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Two Indians among 24 killed in Afghanistan; IS, Taliban claim stake

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 23:02

Kabul/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two Indians were among 14 people, providing security to the Canadian embassy here, killed when a suicide bomber targeted their mini bus in the Afghan capital on Monday, Indian and Afghan authorities said, while two other blasts claimed 10 more lives elsewhere in the country.

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Blasts kill 26 in Afghanistan; IS, Taliban claim responsibility

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 21:36

Kabul, June 20 (IANS) Three separate blasts claimed 26 lives including those of two suicide bombers and 14 Nepalese nationals and injured more than 50 others in Afghanistan on Monday. The killings evoked strong condemnation.

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Al-Qaeda leader pledges allegiance to new Taliban leader

Sat, 06/11/2016 - 15:08

Kabul, June 11 (IANS) Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of Al-Qaeda terrorist network, has pledged allegiance to the newly appointed supreme leader of the Taliban group Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada.

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Key Haqqani network commander killed in Afghanistan

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 11:36

Kabul, June 9 (IANS) A key commander of the Haqqani Network terrorist group was killed in Afghanistan's Paktika province in a drone attack, officials said on Thursday.

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10 killed as Taliban attack Afghan court

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 19:28

Kabul, June 5 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 23 injured as Afghan Taliban militants attacked a court in Logar province on Sunday, an official said.

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24 abducted Afghan civilians freed

Fri, 06/03/2016 - 14:14

Kabul, June 3 (IANS) Twenty-four abducted civilians have been released by their captors in Afghanistan's Sari Pul province, an official said on Friday.

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