U.S. military punishes 16 over Afghan hospital bombing

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The U.S. military announced it has taken disciplinary action against 16 service members over a deadly 2015 air strike in Afghanistan that destroyed a hospital.

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Afghan Taliban delegation in Pakistan amid efforts to restart peace process

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Afghan Taliban delegation in Pakistan amid efforts to restart peace process

An Afghan Taliban delegation has arrived in Pakistan to meet officials in a bid to restart a stuttering peace process with Kabul, Afghan officials and Taliban leaders said on Tuesday, although it was unclear who the delegation was meeting.

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Afghan Taliban attack central Kabul, at least 28 dead

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Afghan Taliban attack central Kabul, at least 28 dead

A major Taliban suicide bomb and gun attack on a government security office in central Kabul during rush hour on Tuesday killed at least 28 people and wounded more than 320, a week after the militant group announced a spring offensive.

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Afghan girls pursue music passion

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Afghan teenagers brave Taliban threats, family pressure and society to play music.

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Kerry, in Kabul, aims to ease crisis over unity pact he brokered

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Kerry, in Kabul, aims to ease crisis over unity pact he brokered

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Saturday to show support for the government and to try to defuse a political crisis fueled in part by a national unity deal he brokered in 2014.

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For NATO trainers, race against time to prepare Afghan troops to go it alone

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For NATO trainers, race against time to prepare Afghan troops to go it alone

Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Chung, leading a team of U.S. advisers in Helmand province to help train the Afghan army's embattled 215th Corps, knows he does not have much time.

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EU launches asylum shake-up to better share migrant burden

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EU launches asylum shake-up to better share migrant burden

The existing so-called Dublin rules have been criticised as obsolete and unfair to countries like Greece, where most of the 1.25 million Syrian, Iraqi, Afghan and other migrants entered the bloc last year.

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U.S. military punishes more than a dozen for Afghan hospital air strike

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U.S. military punishes more than a dozen for Afghan hospital air strike

The U.S. military has disciplined more than a dozen personnel, including officers, following a deadly October air strike in Afghanistan that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontiers and killed at least 42 people, U.S. officials told Reuters on Friday.

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Five Afghans, including baby, drown trying to reach Greece from Turkey

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Five Afghans, including baby, drown trying to reach Greece from Turkey

Five Afghans, including two children and a six-month old baby, drowned in the Aegean overnight trying to reach Greece as Turkey starts to implement an EU agreement to curb illegal migration.

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Hopeless and broke, some Afghan migrants return from Europe

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Hopeless and broke, some Afghan migrants return from Europe

After risking death on the migrant trail and two months in "nightmarish" refugee centres in Germany, Mohammed Asif bought a one-way ticket back to Afghanistan, relinquishing his lifelong dream of asylum in Europe.

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Messi sends autographed jerseys to little Afghan fan

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Messi sends autographed jerseys to little Afghan fan

Argentine football star Lionel Messi sent two jerseys to the five-year-old Afghan boy who became an Internet sensation last month when he was pictured wearing a plastic bag with "Messi" scrawled on it in marker pen.

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Afghan troops urged to 'take fight to the Taliban'

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NATO advisors urge Afghan troops to spend less time manning checkpoints and take the fight directly to Taliban militants.

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Afghan troops pull out of strategic Helmand district

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Afghan troops pull out of strategic Helmand district

Afghan forces have pulled out of bases in Musa Qala, a strategic district of the southern province of Helmand, after months of heavy fighting with Taliban insurgents, officials said on Saturday.

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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high: UN

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A United Nations report says more than 11,000 Afghan civilians were killed or injured in 2015.

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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high: U.N.

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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high: U.N.

Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread across the country in the wake of the withdrawal of most international troops, the United Nations reported on Sunday.

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