Illegal mining, weak government help Taliban expand in Afghan north

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Afghan Taliban militants have strengthened their grip on lucrative illegal mining operations in the north of the country, as security forces focus most of their efforts on battling the insurgency in the volatile south, officials said.

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World powers pledge $15 billion in aid to Afghanistan

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

World powers raised $15 billion for Afghanistan on Wednesday to fund the country over the next four years, while the European Union said it won support to revive a stalled peace process after almost 40 years of conflict.

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U.S. portrays NY bomb suspect as jihadist who praised bin Laden

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

NEW YORK, Sept 20 - Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged the Afghan-born man suspected of weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey with 10 counts including use of weapons of mass destruction, portraying him as a jihadist who begged for martyrdom and praised Osama bin Laden.

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Police capture New York bombing suspect in shootout

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

NEW YORK: US police on Monday (Sep 19) shot and captured an Afghan-born American wanted over bombings in New York and New Jersey, which stoked terror fears less than 50 days before the US presidential election.

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Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Officials say a Taliban suicide attack near the defense ministry in Kabul has killed at least 24 people and wounded 91 others.

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24 dead, 91 wounded in Kabul twin blasts: Health ministry

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24 dead, 91 wounded in Kabul twin blasts: Health ministry

KABUL: The death toll from Monday's (Sep 5) Taliban double suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul jumped to 24 with 91 wounded, the health ministry said.

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Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

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Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

A Taliban suicide attack in a busy area near the defence ministry in Kabul on Monday killed at least 24 people and wounded 91, the deadliest toll in the Afghan capital in weeks.

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Afghan road crash inferno leaves 35 dead

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Afghan road crash inferno leaves 35 dead

At least 35 people were killed on Sunday when a bus collided with a fuel tanker and burst into flames in southern Afghanistan, in the latest road accident in the war-torn country.

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US soldier killed in anti-Taliban operation in Afghanistan

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

US soldier killed in anti-Taliban operation in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb killed an American soldier Tuesday near the capital of Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province, following the first major US deployment to the southern city since foreign forces withdrew in 2014.

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Afghan forces kill two gunmen to end American University attack

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Afghan forces kill two gunmen to end American University attack

Afghan security forces killed two gunmen who attacked the American University in Kabul, police said early on Thursday, ending an assault on the compound that killed at least one person and sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic.

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Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eye

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Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan's wary eye

India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight Islamist militants, Kabul's envoy to New Delhi said, even if Pakistan is wary of closer military cooperation between countries lying to its east and west.

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Congratulation on Afghan National Day

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Báo điện tử CP English 3 month(s) ago

VGP – State President Tran Dai Quang conveyed a congratulatory message to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on the occasion of the 97th anniversary of the National Day of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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Cash cuts and violence hit Afghan demining

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

International funding cuts and security concerns are slowing the process of landmine removal in Afghanistan, one of the most heavily mined countries in the world.

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Afghan air force needs more pilots, as well as more planes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

Afghan air force needs more pilots, as well as more planes

The Afghan air force is limited not only by its size. Despite numbering only 130 aircraft, there are not enough pilots and crews to fly them all.

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Taliban 'special forces' lead Helmand assault: Afghan officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Taliban 'special forces' lead Helmand assault: Afghan officials

Only a few days ago, this village of mud huts in southern Afghanistan was a battlefield.

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