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Taliban car bombing at Afghan bank kills 34, wounds dozens
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:29:23 +0200
At least 34 people were killed today when a Taliban car bomb struck a bank in Afghanistans Lashkar Gah city as people were queueing to withdraw salaries, the latest bloody attack during the holy month of Ramadan.Dozens of wounded people were rushed to...
© Deccan Herald
Afghan Taliban airs video of American, Australian teachers abducted last year in Kabul
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 03:23:54 +0200
The Afghan Taliban released a video on Wednesday showing an American and an Australian hostage asking their governments to help negotiate a prisoner exchange with ...
© Japan Times
Afghan Government Quietly Aids Breakaway Taliban Faction
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:57:07 +0200
Afghan officials have now chosen sides, offering the faction, popularly known as the Renouncers, with weapons, safe passage and intelligence support.
© The New York Times
5 killed after Taliban storm Afghan police compound
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:37:00 +0200
The Taliban stormed a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday after striking it with two suicide car bombs, killing at least five police.
© Cape Times
Six officers killed during Taliban attack on Afghanistan provincial police headquarters
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 14:58:15 +0200
At least six police were killed and dozens of people wounded when as many as six gunmen and a suicide bomber attacked a police headquarters ...
© Japan Times
Taliban storm police base in eastern Afghanistan, killing five
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 10:54:53 +0200
Taliban attackers stormed a regional police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan today, killing five officers and injuring 22 people in an assault launched by a suicide bomber.Of the seven attackers involved, one blew himself up in a car at the entrance...
© Deccan Herald
Taliban Attack Major Base in Eastern Afghanistan
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 08:31:59 +0200
Officials said five police officers were killed in the attack Sunday in the eastern province of Paktia.
© The New York Times
U.S. may send more troops to Afghanistan to stop Taliban
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:27:39 +0200
More soldiers could be heading to Afghanistan after Trump authorized his defense secretary to set troop levels.
© NY Daily News
Last chance for peace, Afghan president warns Taliban
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 03:48:38 +0200
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued an ultimatum to the Taliban today, warning them to embrace peace or "face consequences" after announcing that the death toll from last weeks truck bombing had passed 150.Ghani has come under mounting public criticism...
© Deccan Herald
Taliban denies Kabul truck blast, warns against retaliation
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 23:48:25 +0200
The Taliban warned the Afghan government on Thursday against harming any of their prisoners after reports that President Ashraf Ghani would order the execution of ...
© Japan Times
Polish, Afghan forces free 11 hostages from the Taliban
Tue, 30 May 2017 12:01:05 +0200
Poland’s defense minister says Polish and Afghan special forces have freed 11 people who had been taken hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. ...
© Japan Times
Taliban Target: Scholars of Islam
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:46:40 +0200
There has been an uptick in the killing of scholars as the Taliban have intensified their efforts to disrupt the Afghan government.
© The New York Times
Taliban Car Bomb Targeting Elite Afghan Force Kills at Least 12
Sat, 27 May 2017 10:58:11 +0200
Some officials put the death toll as high as 18 after the explosion in a crowded bazaar.
© The New York Times
A surprise attack by the Taliban kills 25 Afghan police and spotlights security failures
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:30:00 +0200
Taliban militants launched surprise attacks against multiple police checkpoints in southern Afghanistan and killed at least 25 officers, officials said Sunday. Officials in Zabul province said that militants from several provinces carried out the attacks...
© LA Times

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Pakistan launch ground offensive against Taliban
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:46:34 +0200
The Pakistani army says it has launched a ground offensive against Taliban militants in North Waziristan, BBC reports. A statement said operations had begun around Miranshah, the main town in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan. The move follows air...
© The Punch
Pakistan launch ground offensive against Taliban
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 02:46:34 +0200
The Pakistani army says it has launched a ground offensive against Taliban militants in North Waziristan, BBC reports. A statement said operations had begun around Miranshah, the main town in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan. The move follows air...
© The Punch
Taliban Ramp Up Fatal Attacks in Afghanistan
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 17:58:20 +0100
Suicide attackers and gunmen unleashed a wave of violence in the capital and beyond on Saturday, weeks before a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan by international forces.
© The New York Times
Taliban Offensive Seeks to Retake Afghan Province
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:16:46 +0200
Heavy fighting has returned to Kandahar Province, on the Pakistani border, which was a militant stronghold until the 2010 American troop surge.
© The New York Times
Taliban Offensive Seeks to Retake Afghan Province
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:16:46 +0200
Heavy fighting has returned to Kandahar Province, on the Pakistani border, which was a militant stronghold until the 2010 American troop surge.
© The New York Times
Ex Taliban chief now ISIS deputy
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:00:00 +0100
A FORMER Taliban shadow governor of Afghanistan’s Oruzgan province has begun recruiting for Islamic State in the region.
© The Australian
Soldier poses with dead Taliban fighter
Fri, 09 May 2014 20:44:25 +0200
British military officials say they are investigating leaked photographs which appear to show a UK soldier posing next to the body of a dead Taliban fighter in Afghanistan.
© Cape Times
U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:14:00 +0200
U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape.
© The Star
U.S. soldier Bowe Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 17:14:00 +0200
U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape.
© The Star
Pakistan jets pound ‘terrorist hideouts’ after Taliban strike on Karachi airport
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:52:32 +0200
Pakistan carried out early morning airstrikes Tuesday on a militant-infested tribal district, killing at least 15 people, the military said, a day after a brazen and bloody Taliban assault on Karachi airport. A military statement said “nine terrorist...
© Japan Times
Pakistan jets pound ‘terrorist hideouts’ after Taliban strike on Karachi airport
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 08:52:32 +0200
Pakistan carried out early morning airstrikes Tuesday on a militant-infested tribal district, killing at least 15 people, the military said, a day after a brazen and bloody Taliban assault on Karachi airport. A military statement said “nine terrorist...
© Japan Times
6 top Pak Taliban commanders announce allegiance to ISIS
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:35:51 +0200
Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistans six top commanders today pledged allegiance to the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has been vying for supremacy with al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri.Taliban spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said that he along with...
© Deccan Herald
Freed soldier describes his Taliban ordeal
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 02:01:00 +0200
The American soldier freed at the end of May by the Taliban after five years as a prisoner of war...
© The Times
Freed soldier describes his Taliban ordeal
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 02:01:00 +0200
The American soldier freed at the end of May by the Taliban after five years as a prisoner of war...
© The Times
Afghan election: Why the Taliban will win
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0200
The West invaded Afghanistan, but Pakistan may have been the "true enemy" — and the real power behind the current election.
© The Star
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