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Afghanistan: 1 child killed, 11 others wounded in blast

Interior Ministry`s spokesman Nusrat Rahimi has confirmed the attack and said that the Taliban was responsible for the blast, reported Tolo News

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At least 23 Taliban terrorists killed in airstrikes by Afghan security forces

Three terrorists were killed in the Andar District of Ghazni Province, the strike in the Bala Murghab district of Badghis left 10 Taliban members dead.

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Afghanistan: Death toll from Taliban bomb attack rises to 39

Earlier, authorities had said the blast had killed 20 people

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Director's cut: The Afghan woman making waves at all-male film board

After the Taliban's ouster, the formerly prestigious Afghan Film board was resurrected but it has long languished, largely neglected, with a string of directors and leaders accused of incompetence…

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Fraud the main enemy for Afghan election officials

The young employees at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) are rushing through final technical preparations for the vote, set for September 28.

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Afghan government says real peace will come when Taliban stop violence, hold direct talks

Trump said he had also planned to meet with Afghanistan's president.

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Sidelined young Afghans pen 'letters of pain' as war rages

The letters are the fruit of a recent initiative by ArtLords, a not-for-profit group that Sharifi co-founded and runs, which aims to give a voice to young Afghans who feel ignored and powerless as…

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Taliban attack Afghan province as violence overshadows peace deal

Taliban insurgents set ablaze an Afghan army recruitment centre after a coordinated attack launched overnight from several points around Farah city, said Mohibullah Mohib, a police spokesman in…

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Afghanistan: Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 10 in Kabul, 42 wounded

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack even as the insurgents and US officials have been negotiating a deal on a US troop withdrawal in exchange for Taliban security guarantees.

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Afghanistan: Loud explosion heard in central Kabul, casualties feared

The blast shook windows and doors in an area close to foreign embassies and government buildings.

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Afghanistan 'concerned' about US-Taliban deal, seeks clarification: official

 

US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad was in Kabul this week when he shared with Afghan officials an agreement "in principle" Washington has forged with the Taliban that would lead to a pull…

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Death toll rises to 16, more than 100 injured in Kabul blast: Official

Monday night's attack took place in a residential area near Green Village, a large compound that houses aid agencies and international organisations.

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US to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan, close bases: Zalmay Khalilzad

The deal must still be approved by US President Donald Trump before it can be signed, Khalilzad said in an interview with Tolo News television.

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US-Taliban deal would see US pull troops from five bases: US envoy

Zalmay Khalilzad, who has spent about a year negotiating with the Taliban, said the draw-down would occur within about four months of a final deal being approved -- provided the Taliban stick to…

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Afghanistan: At least six security personnel killed in explosion in Kunduz city

No group has so far taken the responsibility of the attack.

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