At least 8 killed, two wounded in Afghanistan's mine collapse

Raghistan District Governor Ghulamullah Sayed said the incident happened in Raghistan district on Thursday where the miners were searching for gold.

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US citizen among dead in Kabul truck bomb attack

The powerful blast in Kabul ripped through surrounding neighbourhoods, shattering the windows of surrounding houses and shops. 

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'Naive, reckless' tourists couchsurfing in war-torn Afghanistan

Despite the country's decaying security nearly 2,000 Afghans — the vast majority of the men — have signed up to host guests on the social networking platform.

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Pakistan arrests top Taliban member to put pressure on militant outfit to hold talks with US

Hafez Mohibullah, who served as Religious Affairs Minister when the Taliban ruled Afghanistan until 2001, was held in Peshawar, the BBC reported.

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Afghan Taliban claim responsibility for Kabul car bomb attack

At least four people were killed and 90 others were injured in the attack near the Green Village compound, which houses several international companies and charities, in eastern Kabul.

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Afghanistan: Four killed, over 90 wounded in Kabul car bomb attack

The explosion took place on Jalalabad Road in eastern Kabul, near a district that is home to international company and NGO offices.

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US demand for long-term military bases in Afghanistan sticking point in peace talks: Report

The report came as the US special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, stepped up efforts to bring the Taliban to negotiations, with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar,…

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17 Journalists killed in Afghanistan in 2018: Media watchdog

Of the 121 cases, 41 per cent were carried out by the Taliban and the Islamic State militant groups, 27 per cent by the people related to the government, five per cent by owners of media outlets…

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Islamic State commander killed in Afghanistan: US forces

Islamic State fighters have developed a stronghold in the province on Afghanistan's eastern border with Pakistan and have become one of the country's most dangerous militant groups.

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Five killed in militant attack on Afghan police station: Officials

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the raid in the provincial capital of Herat, near the Iranian border, but the Taliban have been relentless in their assaults on Afghan police and…

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Kabul faces water crisis as drought, population strain supply

A shortage of rain and snow, a booming population and wasteful consumption have drained the Afghan capital's water basin and sparked a race to the bottom as households and businesses bore deeper…

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Afghan Taliban cancel peace talks with US citing 'agenda disagreement'

A separate tweet from the US embassy in the Afghan capital stressed that intra-Afghan talks were 'essential' to settling the conflict. 

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Iran ready to use influence over Taliban to bring peace to Afghanistan: Diplomatic sources

Major powers like the US and Russia have been reaching out to the Taliban as part of efforts to push the stalled Afghan peace process. 

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Taliban call off peace talks with US officials

Talks had been planned for two days starting Wednesday in Qatar, senior Taliban members earlier told Reuters. The Taliban had rejected requests from regional powers to allow Afghan officials to…

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Taliban storm security posts in west Afghanistan, kill 21

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks, among the most deadly in the province in many months.

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