Winter fighting took heavy toll on Afghan forces: report

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(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 1 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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U.S. unleashes 'mother of all bombs' for first time in Afghanistan

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

The United States dropped "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear device it has ever unleashed in combat, on a network of caves and tunnels used by Islamic State in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the military said.

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US hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

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

U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with "the mother of all bombs," the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the U.S. military, Pentagon officials said.

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Death toll from Afghan avalanches tops 100

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

More than 100 people have been killed in a series of avalanches triggered by days of heavy snowfall around Afghanistan, including 50 in one village, officials said on Sunday, warning the death toll could rise still further.

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US to send 300 Marines to Afghanistan's Helmand province

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 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 7 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 8 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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U.S. portrays NY bomb suspect as jihadist who praised bin Laden

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

NEW YORK, Sept 20 - Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged the Afghan-born man suspected of weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey with 10 counts including use of weapons of mass destruction, portraying him as a jihadist who begged for martyrdom and praised Osama bin Laden.

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Police capture New York bombing suspect in shootout

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Báo Đầu Tư English 8 month(s) ago

NEW YORK: US police on Monday (Sep 19) shot and captured an Afghan-born American wanted over bombings in New York and New Jersey, which stoked terror fears less than 50 days before the US presidential election.

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Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 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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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

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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US soldier killed in anti-Taliban operation in Afghanistan

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 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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