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    Plane crashes in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Ghazni, Afghanistan | Updated at 05:22pm on January 27, 2020

    A plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan's Ghazni province Monday, officials said, but it was not immediately clear how many people were on board, or if...

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    Four of same family murdered by armed men in Kabul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua. Kabul | Updated at 02:05pm on January 20, 2020

    A group of unknown armed men entered a house in the Afghanistan capital Kabul on Sunday and killed four members of a family, including three...

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    Five extremists killed in Afghan air strikes in two provinces

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua. Kabul | Updated at 04:58pm on January 18, 2020

    At least five extremists, including a Taliban shadow district chief, have been killed by air strikes in two provinces, the command of Afghan special forces...

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    US must be involved in Afghanistan reconstruction

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:31am on January 18, 2020

    Pakistan said Thursday that the United States must remain engaged in Afghanistan’s reconstruction even if it succeeds in withdrawing troops and ending its longest war...

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    Taliban propose brief Afghan ceasefire

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:25pm on January 16, 2020

    The Taliban have offered a brief ceasefire to the US, two insurgent sources said Thursday, a move which could allow the resumption of talks seeking...

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    At least 11 cops, 10 extremists killed in Afghanistan: official

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Kunduz, Afghanistan | Updated at 03:46pm on January 16, 2020

    At least 10 Taliban extremists were killed in clashes in Afghanistan’s northern province of Kunduz during Wednesday night, a local official said Thursday...

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    Rough weather kills 130 in Pakistan, Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse. Islamabad, Pakistan | Updated at 10:25pm on January 14, 2020

    Avalanches, flooding and harsh winter weather has killed more than 130 people across Pakistan and Afghanistan in recent days, officials said Tuesday, as authorities struggled...

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    The war in Afghanistan is a fraud

    Lee Camp | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    BOMBS have numbers. Humans have names. Our American military boasts a skill and passion for using numbers to turn names into yet more numbers. But...

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    Trump threatens Afghan armageddon

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2020

    ON FEBRUARY 4, 2002, a Predator drone circled over Afghanistan’s Paktia province, near the city of Khost. Below was al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden —...

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    Taliban unbound?

    Touqir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2020

    AFTER having fought a flawed war in Afghanistan for 18 years — termed by scholars Samuel Moyn and Stephen Wertheim as ‘the infinity war’ —...

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