Afghan MP survives suicide attack that kills three others

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A child is among the three people killed in a suicide attack targeting a member of parliament in Kabul, according to police and government sources.

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani talks of threat posed by Islamic State

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In an address to a joint session of U.S. Congress, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani surveys Middle East, expresses concern over Islamic State and openness to reconciliation with Taliban.

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Kabul suicide bomb kills at least six

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A suicide bomber kills at least six in a Kabul explosion close to the Afghan presidential palace, raising fears of a violent Taliban spring offensive.

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U.S. drone strike kills 11 Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan, sources say

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U.S. drone strike kills 11 Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan, sources say

A U.S. drone strike killed 11 Pakistani Taliban militants in northeastern Afghanistan, including six or seven senior commanders, intelligence officials said on Wednesday, hours after a strike killed at least nine militants in the same area.

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Obama slows withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan

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Obama slows withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama on Tuesday granted Afghan requests to slow the drawdown of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and said he would maintain a force of 9,800 through the end of 2015 while sticking to a 2017 exit plan.

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Unprecedented Afghan protest after woman killed over Koran

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Unprecedented Afghan protest after woman killed over Koran

Several thousand Afghans took part in an unprecedented protest in Kabul Tuesday to demand the prosecution of the people who killed a female religious scholar after false allegations she had burnt a Koran.

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Obama slows Afghanistan troop withdrawal

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Obama slows Afghanistan troop withdrawal

President Barack Obama on Tuesday reversed plans to withdraw about 5,000 US troops from Afghanistan this year, an overture to the country's new reform-minded leader.

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Masked gunmen kill 13 Afghans in third bus attack in a month

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Masked gunmen kill 13 Afghans in third bus attack in a month

Masked gunmen attacked a bus about an hour's drive from the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday and opened fire on all its passengers killing 13 people, local officials said.

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Afghan woman lynched over Koran-burning 'innocent'

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Afghan woman lynched over Koran-burning 'innocent'

An Afghan woman who was beaten to death and set on fire by a mob for allegedly burning a copy of the Koran was "innocent", the interior minister said Monday.

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Ghani says Aghanistan will put “house in order.“

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanks U.S. troops during a visit to Washington, as President Obama considers slowing the withdrawal of American forces.

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US, Afghanistan forge new path for future ties

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US, Afghanistan forge new path for future ties

The United States and Afghanistan turned the page on years of distrust, mapping out a new vision for future ties as Washington vowed to fund Afghan forces through 2017 to help shore up stability.

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U.S. to continue funding Afghan Security Forces

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The United States announces its plans to maintain funding for over 350,000 Afghan security personnel through 2017, as the two countries embark on a warmer post-Karzai era.

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Ghani says Aghanistan will put “house in order“

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanks U.S. troops during a visit to Washington, as President Obama considers slowing the withdrawal of American forces.

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Fearing Islamic State, some Afghan Shi'ites seek help from old enemies

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Fearing Islamic State, some Afghan Shi'ites seek help from old enemies

Even by Afghanistan's standards of often-shifting alliances, a recent meeting between ethnic Hazara elders and local commanders of the Taliban insurgents who have persecuted them for years was extraordinary.

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U.S. likely to delay planned closure of two Afghanistan bases

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U.S. likely to delay planned closure of two Afghanistan bases

The U.S. military bases in Kandahar and Jalalabad are likely to remain open beyond the end of 2015, a senior U.S. official said, as Washington considers slowing its military pull-out from Afghanistan to help the new government fight the Taliban.

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