Gunmen attack Afghan wedding party, killing 21, wounding 8

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Armed men opened fire at a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 21 guests and wounding eight, provincial officials said on Monday.

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Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

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Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on July 7 he had sent a delegation to Pakistan to meet with representatives of the Taliban, his first acknowledgement of official talks with the insurgents fighting to topple the government in Kabul.

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In emails, Hillary's outside advisers pushed hawkish Afghan line

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In emails, Hillary's outside advisers pushed hawkish Afghan line

In the fall of 2009, as U.S. President Barack Obama conducted a long, divisive review of whether to pour more U.S. troops into Afghanistan, an influential group of advisors were quietly pushing a hawkish line.

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Taliban wound 21 Afghans, kill one in attack on NATO convoy

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Taliban wound 21 Afghans, kill one in attack on NATO convoy

A Taliban suicide car bomb attack on a convoy of NATO troops in Kabul on Tuesday wounded 21 Afghan civilians and killed one, police and witnesses said.

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At least 17 injured in attack on NATO troops in Kabul

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At least 17 injured in attack on NATO troops in Kabul

At least 17 people were wounded in a suicide bomb attack on NATO troops as their truck convoy passed down the main road running between Kabul's airport and the U.S. embassy, police and health ministry officials said.

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Afghan soldier hailed for thwarting Taliban raid

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

An Afghan soldier is hailed a hero after shooting dead six Taliban gunmen who tried to storm the country's parliament.

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Taliban attack Afghanistan's parliament, seize second district in north

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Taliban attack Afghanistan's parliament, seize second district in north

A Taliban suicide bomber and six gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on June 22 as lawmakers met to consider a new defense minister, and another district in the volatile north fell to the militants as they intensified a summer offensive.

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Taliban launch brazen attack on Afghan parliament, seize second district in north

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A Taliban suicide bomber and six gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, wounding at least 19 people and sending a plume of black smoke across Kabul, as a second district in two days fell to the Islamist group in the north.

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Militants attack Afghanistan parliamentary compound

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Afghan security forces are battling militants in the parliamentary compound in Kabul, Sediq Siddiqi, an Interior Ministry spokesman, said by phone. So far no group has claimed responsibility the most brazen assault since Afghan forces took over security duties from the U.S. at the beginning of this year.

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Taliban launch brazen attack on Afghan parliament, seize second district in north

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Taliban launch brazen attack on Afghan parliament, seize second district in north

A Taliban suicide bomber and six gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, wounding at least 19 people and sending a plume of black smoke across Kabul, as a second district in two days fell to the Islamist group in the north.

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Taliban attack Afghan parliament, seize second district in north

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Taliban attack Afghan parliament, seize second district in north

A Taliban suicide bomber and gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, shattering windows, wounding at least 19 people and sending a plume of black smoke across Kabul, as a second district in two days fell to the Islamist group in the north.

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Afghan civilians die in roadside bombing

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At least 19 Afghan civilians, nearly half of them children, die in a roadside bombing in Helmand Province.

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Bomb kills nine Afghan children, 10 adults; key district falls in north

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Bomb kills nine Afghan children, 10 adults; key district falls in north

Violence has spiralled in Afghanistan since the departure of most foreign forces at the end of last year. Insurgents are pushing to take territory from the NATO-trained Afghan security forces more than 13 years after the U.S.-led military intervention that toppled the Taliban from power.

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Bomb kills nine Afghan children, 10 adults

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A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in a southern province, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city, officials said on June 21.

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Leader in Afghan north dismisses Kabul government as a 'show'

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A powerful governor in northern Afghanistan complains of a lack of leadership by President Ghani, calling government action to contain Taliban violence a "show".

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