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Afghan official uses Facebook to ask president for help in Helmand

In an unusual move, a senior Afghan official has taken to social media to implore the president to send help to his province, saying...

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl to face desertion charge in court martial

A US Army sergeant who was released by the Taliban in exchange for five former leaders of the militant group held at Guantanamo Bay...

Taliban attack near Spanish embassy in Kabul kills 6

At least six people have been killed after a Taliban attack near the Spanish embassy in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul. Four Afghan police officers and two...

‘No armed fighters’ in Afghan hospital bombed by US forces

Wounded Taliban fighters were being treated in an Afghan hospital bombed by US forces but there were no armed men or fighting in the...

Military reinforcements on way to Kunduz

Military reinforcements have been sent to Kunduz, where government forces managed to fend off a major Taliban assault earlier this year. In a multi-pronged assault...

At least 16 dead in Taliban attack on military base in Pakistan

The Taliban has killed at least 16 people inside a mosque during a brazen morning attack on an air base in the north west...

Three US contractors killed in Afghan suicide bombing

A suicide car bombing targeting a Nato convoy in Afghanistan has killed three American contractors. Authorities say the blast in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killed...

New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban has called for unity among his fighters, promising to continue insurgency in his first message. The audio message...

Afghan officials claim Taliban leader has died

The Afghan government is examining claims that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead. The Taliban could not be immediately reached for comment on the...

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