Security force member killed, 4 injured in a bomb blast in Afghanistan

According to police, the explosive-laden vehicle was detonated near a military vehicle.

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Military helicopter was shot down, says Afghan president

The ministry of defence said earlier the aircraft had crashed in a volatile district of Wardak province, where Afghan forces and local militias have fought bitterly in recent years

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15 civilians injured in minibus bombing in Afghan capital: Kabul police

Baryalai Khan, a government official and witness said "I was on the way home from the office when the explosion happened; I turned my face and saw (that) a Costar (model of the car) was the target…

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Car bomb kills eight, wounds 47, in western Afghanistan

The blast targeted a police headquarters in the city of Herat around 10 pm on Friday, damaging dozens of houses and shops, Jailani Farhad, the spokesman for the Herat provincial governor, told AFP…

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US special envoy for Afghanistan Khalilzad travels to Kabul and Qatar

The Biden administration, which is currently reviewing its Afghan policy, has asked Khalilzad to continue with his position and lead the Afghan peace process

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Roadside bombs in Afghanistan kill three, wound 20

Afghanistan has seen a nationwide spike in bombings, targetted killings and violence on the battlefield as peace negotiations in Qatar between the Taliban and the Afghan government have stalled.…

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Inferno on Afghanistan-Iran border as dozens of oil tankers catch fire

The blaze broke out early afternoon at Islam Qala port, some 120 kilometres from the city of Herat, engulfing the tankers that were parked nearby after crossing the border. 

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Taliban warns US-led NATO forces to not extend ‘occupation’

Defence ministers from the Washington-backed allies are to meet next week to discuss whether NATO's 10,000-strong mission -- mostly carrying out support roles -- should stay or go, as Taliban…

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Five killed as UN convoy in Afghanistan attacked by gunmen

Unknown gunmen attacked a United Nations convoy on the outskirts of Afghanistan`s capital on Thursday, killing five Afghan security force members who were escorting the international agency`s…

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Afghan peace negotiating team warns Taliban it must resume talks

Government negotiator Rasul Talib said in a news conference the team was waiting for the return of the Taliban leadership to Doha, where a second round of peace talks began this month but have…

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Bomb kills three in Afghan capital

The murder of Zia Wadan, who previously worked for several media networks in Afghanistan, appeared to be the latest in a series of targeted killings that have rocked Afghanistan, especially Kabul…

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Three arrested for murder of Afghan election activist

High-profile figures including journalists, politicians and rights activists have increasingly been targeted in recent months as violence surges in Afghanistan despite peace talks between the…

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Attacks in southern Afghanistan kill at least 11

This happened despite the presence of Afghan negotiators in Qatar

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Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

Months of deliberations between the two sides have yielded little so far, but both parties made something of a breakthrough last year when they finally agreed at least on what to discuss in the…

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Afghanistan forces kill 50 Taliban terrorists in Helmand

The statement said 50 Talibs were killed, including a commander who led a group of 100 terrorists. Eight others were wounded during the round-the-clock operations.

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