Kabul bomb targets foreign contractors, kills mostly Afghans

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Kabul bomb targets foreign contractors, kills mostly Afghans

A car bomb targeting a convoy carrying civilian NATO contractors killed 12 people outside a Kabul hospital on August 22, part of a wave of attacks in the capital since news broke last month of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar.

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After NATO drawdown, US forces guide Afghans from the shadows

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After NATO drawdown, US forces guide Afghans from the shadows

From his watchtower in insurgency-wracked eastern Afghanistan, US army Specialist Josh Whitten doesn't have much to say about his Afghan colleagues. "They don't come up here anymore, because they used to mess around with our stuff."

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Car bomb kills five in Kabul, Afghan leader warns Pakistan

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Car bomb kills five in Kabul, Afghan leader warns Pakistan

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani demanded that Pakistan crack down on the Taliban after a car bomb explosion near Kabul airport claimed by the Islamist militants killed five people on August 10, the latest in a series of suicide attacks to rock the capital.

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Attacks on army, police and U.S. special forces kill 50 in Kabul

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Attacks on army, police and U.S. special forces kill 50 in Kabul

A wave of attacks on the Afghan army and police and U.S. special forces in Kabul have killed at least 50 people and wounded hundreds, dimming hopes that the Taliban might be weakened by a leadership struggle after their longtime leader's death.

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Dozens killed as wave of bomb attacks hits Kabul

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Dozens killed as wave of bomb attacks hits Kabul

A suicide bomber killed dozens of cadets at a Kabul police academy and insurgents struck an area near a US special forces base on August 7 in a wave of attacks in the Afghan capital that began with a huge early morning truck bomb explosion.

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Deadly suicide attacks kill 35, wound hundreds in Kabul

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Deadly suicide attacks kill 35, wound hundreds in Kabul

Two suicide attacks killed at least 35 people and wounded hundreds more in Kabul, the first major attacks in the Afghan capital since the announcement of Taliban leader Mullah Omar's death.

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Truck bomb in Kabul kills eight, wounds nearly 200

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Truck bomb in Kabul kills eight, wounds nearly 200

A truck bomb exploded near an army compound in the center of the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding close to 200, police and health ministry officials said.

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Truck bomb in Kabul kills eight, wounds nearly 200

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Truck bomb in Kabul kills eight, wounds nearly 200

A truck bomb exploded near an army compound in the center of the Afghan capital on August 6, killing at least eight people and wounding close to 200, police and health ministry officials said.

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Afghan military helicopter crash kills all 17 aboard

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An Afghan military helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing all 17 on board, officials said, in a blow for a fledgling air force whose resources have been stretched since the withdrawal of most international forces last year.

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Afghan Taliban name new leader, but peace talks delayed

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The Afghan Taliban has reportedly chosen a new leader to replace the late supreme leader, Mullah Omar, whose 2013 death was confirmed this week, although the leadership change has led to the postponement of peace talks between the insurgents and Afghan government.

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Top Afghan leader, Mullah Omar, reported dead

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A spokesman for the Afghan government says it is investigating reports that Mullah Omar, the reclusive leader of the Afghan Taliban, may be dead.

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White House: reports of Taliban leader's death are 'credible'

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White House spokesman Eric Schultz comments on reports of the death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar.

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Afghanistan investigating reports of Taliban leader's death

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Afghanistan investigating reports of Taliban leader's death

Afghanistan said on Wednesday it was investigating reports that Mullah Omar, leader of the militant Taliban movement behind an escalating insurgency, was dead.

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Afghanistan says Taliban leader dead, urges peace talks

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Afghanistan said on July 29 that Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.

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Islamic State says Afghanistan leader still alive

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Islamic State on July 13 released an audio tape it said was of the movement's leader for Afghanistan, contradicting reports that he was killed in a US drone strike.

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