US strike inadvertently killed US, Italian hostages; Obama apologizes

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US strike inadvertently killed US, Italian hostages; Obama apologizes

A US drone strike in January targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan near the Afghan border inadvertently killed an American and an Italian who had been held hostage for years by the group, US officials said on April 23.

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U.S. strike inadvertently killed U.S., Italian hostages; Obama apologizes

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U.S. strike inadvertently killed U.S., Italian hostages; Obama apologizes

A U.S. drone strike in January targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan near the Afghan border inadvertently killed an American and an Italian who had been held hostage for years by the group, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

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U.S. strike inadvertently killed U.S., Italian hostages; Obama apologizes

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U.S. strike inadvertently killed U.S., Italian hostages; Obama apologizes

A U.S. drone strike in January targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan near the Afghan border inadvertently killed an American and an Italian who had been held hostage for years by the group, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

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Afghan President blames Islamic State for deadly blast

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A deadly suicide blast kills at least 33 people and injures over 100 in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad.

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Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100

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Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100

A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said on Saturday.

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Suicide bomber targets foreign troops in Afghan capital

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A suicide car bomber targets foreign troops in the capital Kabul, injuring at least three Afghans in the vicinity.

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10 killed in Taliban siege on Afghan court complex

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10 killed in Taliban siege on Afghan court complex

At least 10 people died on Thursday (Apr 9) when Taliban insurgents wearing military uniforms mounted a six-hour gun and grenade siege on a court complex in northern Afghanistan, an assault highlighting the country's fragile security situation.

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American, Afghan killed in firefight between Afghan and NATO soldiers

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An American soldier and an Afghan soldier are killed after a firefight between Afghan and NATO forces at a military compound.

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Afghan MP survives suicide attack that kills three others

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A child is among the three people killed in a suicide attack targeting a member of parliament in Kabul, according to police and government sources.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani talks of threat posed by Islamic State

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In an address to a joint session of U.S. Congress, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani surveys Middle East, expresses concern over Islamic State and openness to reconciliation with Taliban.

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Kabul suicide bomb kills at least six

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A suicide bomber kills at least six in a Kabul explosion close to the Afghan presidential palace, raising fears of a violent Taliban spring offensive.

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U.S. drone strike kills 11 Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan, sources say

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U.S. drone strike kills 11 Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan, sources say

A U.S. drone strike killed 11 Pakistani Taliban militants in northeastern Afghanistan, including six or seven senior commanders, intelligence officials said on Wednesday, hours after a strike killed at least nine militants in the same area.

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Obama slows withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan

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Obama slows withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama on Tuesday granted Afghan requests to slow the drawdown of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and said he would maintain a force of 9,800 through the end of 2015 while sticking to a 2017 exit plan.

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Unprecedented Afghan protest after woman killed over Koran

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Unprecedented Afghan protest after woman killed over Koran

Several thousand Afghans took part in an unprecedented protest in Kabul Tuesday to demand the prosecution of the people who killed a female religious scholar after false allegations she had burnt a Koran.

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Obama slows Afghanistan troop withdrawal

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Obama slows Afghanistan troop withdrawal

President Barack Obama on Tuesday reversed plans to withdraw about 5,000 US troops from Afghanistan this year, an overture to the country's new reform-minded leader.

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