Afghan army suffers heavy combat losses: US

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Afghan army suffers heavy combat losses: US

Afghan security forces are suffering heavy casualties on the battlefield and large numbers of troops are resigning or deserting their units, a new report said Tuesday.

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Pakistan terror wave sparks rare criticism of Saudi Arabia

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Pakistan terror wave sparks rare criticism of Saudi Arabia

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have long enjoyed close relations, but Islamabad's new-found resolve for fighting the root causes of extremism has seen the Gulf state come in for rare criticism.

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New U.S. defense chief in Afghanistan seeking 'lasting' success

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New U.S. defense chief in Afghanistan seeking 'lasting' success

New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday on his first trip since taking over the job this week, saying he wanted to talk to Afghan and American officials to ensure a "lasting" success as U.S. troops withdraw.

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Pakistan officials say Afghan Taliban signal readiness for peace talks

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Pakistan officials say Afghan Taliban signal readiness for peace talks

Senior Pakistani army and diplomatic officials said on Thursday the Afghan Taliban have signaled through the Pakistani military that they are willing to open peace talks, which could be held later in the day.

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

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Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

An Australian former Guantanamo Bay detainee said on Thursday after a U.S. military appeals court threw out his conviction on a terrorism charge that he wants his government to pay for treatment of ailments resulting from torture.

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Soldier’s account: From Afghanistan battleground to Vietnam

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Soldier’s account: From Afghanistan battleground to Vietnam

Editor’s Note: After surviving a deadly battle involving Taliban forces in Afghanistan, Jesse Peterson, a Canadian solider, promised that he would live a full and fun life for him and his best friend who lay dead before him during the encounter. Now he is living in Vietnam.

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Teachers learn to shoot after Peshawar school attack

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Teachers in Peshawar receive gun training from police, after last month's school attack by Taliban militants killed more than 130 people.

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Pakistan protesters demand public hangings for school killers

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Lahore protesters say the Taliban gunmen who broke into a Peshawar school last December and killed over 130 people should be publicly hanged.

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Vigils in Pakistan marks one month after school massacre

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Pakistanis hold vigils in cities across the country to remember the 134 schoolchildren killed by Taliban militants one month ago.

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Survivors from Pakistan school attack return for new term

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Survivors of a Taliban attack last month on an army-run school that killed more than 130 students, return for a new term.

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Afghan army mortars kill 20 civilians at wedding, officials say

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Afghan army mortar rounds killed at least 20 civilians and wounded scores attending a wedding party in Afghanistan's volatile southern Helmand, provincial officials said on Thursday.

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As U.S.-led combat mission ends, Afghan women fear oppression

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As U.S.-led combat mission ends, Afghan women fear oppression

No one ever claimed responsibility after a suicide bomber rammed into the vehicle of celebrated female parliamentarian Shukria Barakzai. She walked away from the wreckage after the Nov. 16 blast that killed three civilians and wounded 20.

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U.S.-led mission in Afghanistan ends combat role; thousands of foreign troops remain

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The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan formally ended its combat mission on Sunday, more than 13 years after an international alliance ousted the Taliban government for sheltering the planners of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on American cities.

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Pakistan announces anti-terrorism action plan after school attack

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Pakistan yesterday said it will set up military courts for terror-related cases, as part of an ambitious anti-terrorism plan following a deadly Taliban school attack that killed 150 people.

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13 Taliban militants killed in shootout in Karachi

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Police say at least thirteen alleged Taliban militants are killed in an exchange of gunfire with police in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi.

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