With fewer U.S. troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikes

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With fewer U.S. troops in Afghanistan, pressure grows for more air strikes

Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan forces repel the threat posed by Taliban militants, and commanders in Washington and Kabul agree that enhanced air power may be where it can make the most difference.

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Pakistan suicide bomber kills 9, injures dozens

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The Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for a suicide attack targeting a military convoy that officials say killed at least nine people, including a 12 year-old-girl.

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Pakistan's university attack controlled from Afghanistan: army

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Pakistan's army says the four gunmen who attacked a university in the northwestern part of the country last week, killing at least 20 people, were controlled by Taliban militants in Afghanistan.

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Taliban want removal from UN blacklist before peace talks

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Taliban want removal from UN blacklist before peace talks

Afghanistan’s Taliban want to be removed from a UN blacklist before considering rejoining peace talks aimed at ending a 15-year civil war, a senior member said, as its political wing met activists at an unofficial forum in Qatar.

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Pakistan Taliban commander vows more school attacks in video

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A senior Pakistani Taliban commander released video footage on Friday of four fighters he said carried out Wednesday's deadly assault on a university in Pakistan's northwest that killed 20 people and vowed more attacks on schools in future.

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At least 21 dead in 'Taliban' attack on Pakistan university

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At least 21 dead in 'Taliban' attack on Pakistan university

Gunmen armed with grenades and Kalashnikovs stormed a university in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday leaving at least 21 dead, in an attack with all the same hallmarks of a 2014 massacre at a nearby Peshawar school.

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Militants kill at least 19 as they storm Pakistan university

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Militants kill at least 19 as they storm Pakistan university

Armed militants stormed a university in volatile northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 19 people and wounding dozens a little more than a year after the massacre of 134 students at a school in the area, officials said.

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Taliban claim deadly assault on Pakistan university, at least 21 killed

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Taliban claim deadly assault on Pakistan university, at least 21 killed

The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for a gun and explosives attack on a university in the country's northwest that left at least 21 people dead on Wednesday.

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Desertions deplete Afghan forces, adding to security worries

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Desertions deplete Afghan forces, adding to security worries

Afghan Lieutenant Amanullah said he was ready to fight to the death to stop the Taliban making gains across the south of the country, where insurgents have already overrun a series of districts in their traditional heartland.

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At least 13 dead in Afghan blast

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At least 13 people were killed by a suicide bomber in Jalalabad during a gathering to celebrate the release of the tribal elder's son from Taliban captivity.

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Suicide bomber kills 13 people in eastern Afghanistan: officials

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Suicide bomber kills 13 people in eastern Afghanistan: officials

A suicide bomber killed 13 people in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday at the home of a tribal elder when people had gathered to celebrate his son's release from Taliban captivity, local officials said.

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Afghan forces retake northern district from Taliban

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Afghan forces retake northern district from Taliban

Afghan security forces have retaken a district in the north of the country, killing 30 Taliban fighters and capturing vehicles and weapons from the insurgents, the defense ministry said on January 10.

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Powerful car bomb attack near Kabul airport

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Powerful car bomb attack near Kabul airport

Nearly 24 hours after the siege began, security officials said they were proceeding cautiously in the residential area to limit civilian casualties.

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Taliban claim suicide attack on contractor camp in Kabul

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Taliban claim suicide attack on contractor camp in Kabul

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a truck bomb attack on a compound for civilian contractors near Kabul airport on January 4, hours after a suicide bomber blew himself up in the latest in a series of attacks in the Afghan capital over the past week.

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Suicide bombing hits restaurant in Afghan capital Kabul

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Suicide bombing hits restaurant in Afghan capital Kabul

A suicide attack on a French restaurant in the Afghan capital Kabul on January 1, 2016 killed a 12-year-old boy and wounded more than a dozen other people, officials said.

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