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News Topic - Taliban

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Former Special Forces soldier, once lauded as a hero, faces murder charge Mathew Golsteyn is accused in a case involving the death of a suspected Taliban bombmaker.
Washington Post | 10 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US-Trained Afghan Pilots Conduct First Nighttime Airstrikes The Afghan ministry of defense Wednesday released footage of a series of nighttime airstrikes carried out by Afghan security forces. Afghan officials told VOA the airstrikes were carried out in southern Uruzgan province against Taliban hideouts. The recen
Voice of America | 18 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Death toll from Taliban attack in Afghan capital rises to 12 An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bombing on the outskirts of Kabul on Tuesday has climbed to 12.
Washington Post | Dec 12, 2018 05:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Taliban Suicide Attack Kills at Least 13 in Kabul Afghan officials told VOA that a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle in to an Afghan military convoy in Kabul, killing at least 13 people, mostly civilians. VOA's Emaad Rostaee reports from Kabul.
Voice of America | Dec 11, 2018 9:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Afghan government should not be sidelined in peace talks The US and Russia have bypassed the Afghan government and engaged the Taliban directly. This could be disastrous.
Al Jazeera | Dec 11, 2018 11:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets security convoy in Kabul At least four killed, six wounded, in a Taliban-claimed attack targeting a convoy of security forces, officials said.
Al Jazeera | Dec 11, 2018 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghan Villagers Face Hunger as Fighting Cuts Northern Roads Villagers in the northern Afghan province of Faryab have appealed to the government for help after being cut off from food supplies for weeks by a Taliban blockade, local people and officials said. Faryab, in the far northwest of Afghanistan, has seen a s
Voice of America | Dec 10, 2018 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taliban kill 8 Afghan soldiers in attack on checkpoint An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked an army checkpoint in the western Farah province, killing at least eight Afghan soldiers
Washington Post | Dec 9, 2018 11:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Afghan 'Messi boy' forced to flee home The family of an Afghan boy who gained brief Internet fame after being photographed in a shirt improvised from a plastic bag in the colors of his hero, Argentine soccer idol Lionel Messi, has been forced to flee his home after a Taliban attack. Murtaza Ah
Yahoo! News | Dec 8, 2018 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Afghan 'Messi boy' forced to flee home The family of an Afghan boy who gained brief Internet fame after being photographed in a shirt improvised from a plastic bag in the colors of his hero, Argentine soccer idol Lionel Messi, has been forced to flee his home after a Taliban attack.
Reuters | Dec 8, 2018 1:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend