Winter fighting took heavy toll on Afghan forces: report

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Afghan security forces were killed at a "shockingly high" rate during what historically has been a winter lull in fighting against the Taliban, a US watchdog said in a report Monday.

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Huge US bomb kills dozens of IS militants in Afghanistan

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

The US military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashed their mountain hideouts, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties despite the weapon's destructive power.

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Suicide attack on Pakistani shrine kills 72, claimed by Islamic State

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 72 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest of a wave of bombings across the South Asian nation this week.

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US to send 300 Marines to Afghanistan's Helmand province

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago 1 related news

The United States will send some 300 Marines to Afghanistan's southern Helmand province to train, advise and assist Afghan security forces, who have been struggling to drive Taliban insurgents out of the opium-rich region.

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Illegal mining, weak government help Taliban expand in Afghan north

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Báo Dân Trí English 10 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 11 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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Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 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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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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13 dead, dozens wounded in Pakistan court blast: police

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13 dead, dozens wounded in Pakistan court blast: police

At least 13 people were kille and more than 50 wounded after a suicide bomber attacked a court in the Pakistani city of Mardan today, police said, the latest assault targeting Pakistan’s legal community, according to sources from Vietnam News/AFP.

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US soldier killed in anti-Taliban operation in Afghanistan

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 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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Islamic State faces uphill 'branding war' in Afghanistan, Pakistan

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Islamic State faces uphill 'branding war' in Afghanistan, Pakistan

The U.S. drone strike that killed Islamic State's commander for Afghanistan and Pakistan was the latest blow to the Middle East-led movement's ambitions to expand into a region where the long-established Taliban remain the dominant Islamist force.

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Taliban 'special forces' lead Helmand assault: Afghan officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 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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U.S. drone kills Islamic State leader for Afghanistan, Pakistan: officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago

U.S. drone kills Islamic State leader for Afghanistan, Pakistan: officials

The leader of Islamic State's branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon spokesman said on Friday after the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan announced the news to Reuters.

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