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    Violence and Afghan peace talks

    Zahid Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2021

    THE two women judges shot dead in Kabul last Sunday were the latest victims of the targeted killings that have swept Afghanistan amid the virtually...

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    Two female judges of Afghanistan supreme court shot to death

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00pm on January 17, 2021

    Gunmen killed two Afghan women judges working for the Supreme Court during an early morning ambush in Kabul on Sunday, officials said, as a wave...

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    Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan

    Agence France-Presse . Herat | Updated at 10:21pm on January 16, 2021

    Two Taliban fighters who had infiltrated a base of pro-government Afghan militiamen killed 12 of them, officials and the insurgent group said Saturday. The night-time...

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    Afghanistan traffic authorities retire licence plates with ‘39’

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul, Afghanistan | Updated at 04:32pm on January 14, 2021

    Afghan traffic authorities are retiring licence plates containing the number "39" because the figure has long been associated with pimping and prostitution...

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    Will they ever be over?

    Nick Turse | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2021

    ‘THIS is a different kind of war, which we will wage aggressively and methodically to disrupt and destroy terrorist activity,’ president George W Bush announced...

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    Bangladesh slip to 10th place in Test ranking behind Afghanistan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10pm on January 06, 2021

    Bangladesh slipped to 10th place in Test ranking behind Afghanistan following the latest update by International Cricket Council on Wednesday.New Zealand climbed to the top...

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    Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist in car ambush

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 09:11pm on January 01, 2021

    An Afghan radio journalist was shot dead on Friday in a car ambush in the central province of Ghor, officials said, the fifth media worker...

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    Two Afghan cops killed in Kabul explosions

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 03:09pm on December 26, 2020

    Two Afghan policemen were killed as three ‘sticky bombs’ exploded in Kabul on Saturday, the latest violence to hit the Afghan capital...

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    Afghan women’s rights activist shot dead

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 10:37am on December 25, 2020

    Gunmen on a motorbike shot dead a women’s rights activist and her brother north of Afghanistan’s capital on Thursday, officials said, as a wave of...

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    Afghan reporter shot dead

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 09:51pm on December 22, 2020

    Gunmen murdered an Afghan journalist in the eastern city of Ghazni on Monday, the third reporter to be killed in the last two months in...

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