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    Taliban kill six Afghan police in Humvee suicide attack

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:38pm on December 22, 2017

    A suicide bomber drove an explosives-packed Humvee into a police headquarters in Afghanistan on Friday killing at least six officers...

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    Militant attack ongoing at Kabul intelligence training centre

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:28pm on December 18, 2017

    Militants stormed an intelligence agency training facility in Kabul on Monday, officials said, triggering intense fighting with police in the latest attack to hit the...

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    An invisible crisis driven underground

    by Hannah Meltzer | Updated at 12:05am on December 04, 2017

    ALBERTO Biella, a tall and friendly post-doc student from Italy, has just finished overseeing a busy distribution with Solidarithé, a grass roots collective that distributes...

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    Afghan opium output soars as cultivation hits record high

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:18pm on November 15, 2017

    Afghan opium producers have had a bumper year with output soaring 87 percent as the area under poppy cultivation hit a record high, the...

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    Taliban attack Afghan checkpoints, killing more than 20 police

    Reuters | Updated at 01:49pm on November 14, 2017

    The Afghan Taliban attacked more than a dozen checkpoints over six hours in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 22 police and...

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    Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in deadly attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:05am on November 08, 2017

    Gunmen disguised as policemen stormed a television station in Kabul on Tuesday, killing at least two people and wounding several others in the latest deadly...

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    Why would US transform Afghanistan into a drug empire?

    by Valery Kulikov | Updated at 12:05am on October 30, 2017

    FOR a total of sixteen years the US has been occupying Afghanistan after invading immediately after the 9/11 attacks. This act of aggression has already...

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    Operation Phoenix Redux?

    by Matthew Hoh | Updated at 12:05am on October 27, 2017

    THESE CIA teams in Afghanistan are not just reminiscent of the Operation Phoenix programme in Vietnam, the death squads of Central America and the Shia...

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    Fraught relations

    by Huma Yusuf | Updated at 12:05am on October 24, 2017

    A HOSTAGE rescue. A drone strike. Courtesy phone calls. High-level official visits....

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    Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Shi'ite mosque in Kabul

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on October 21, 2017

    Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on the Imam Zaman mosque in the Kabul's western Dasht-e-Barchi district, which killed at least 39 people,...

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