Afghan Taliban admit covering up Mullah Omar's death

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Afghan Taliban admit covering up Mullah Omar's death

The Taliban on Monday admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar's death for more than two years, saying he died in 2013 as was first claimed by the Afghan intelligence.

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Refugee children, close to death, found in van in Austria

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Refugee children, close to death, found in van in Austria

Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, Austrian police said on August 29 .

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Afghan gas blasts 'kill 10 children' in Herat

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A series of explosions at a gas terminal in the western Afghan city of Herat has killed 10 children and an adult, a hospital official says.

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NATO contractors killed by Kabul car bomb identified as U.S. citizens

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Three U.S. contractors were among those killed by a Kabul bomb that targeted their NATO convoy, the U.S.-led coalition said, making the attack that killed 12 people one of the most lethal for U.S. citizens in Afghanistan in recent years.

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Congratulations on National Day of Afghanistan

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VGP – State President Truong Tan Sang on Tuesday extended his congratulations to President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai on the occasion of the 96th anniversary of the National Day (August 19, 2015) of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

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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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Suicide attack kills 29 in northern Afghanistan

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A suicide attack at the site of a local militias' security meeting in northern Afghanistan kills dozens, leaving residents to say they're tired of the violence in their district.

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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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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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Gunmen attack Afghan wedding party, killing 21, wounding 8

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Armed men opened fire at a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 21 guests and wounding eight, provincial officials said on Monday.

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US reports 31 air strikes against Islamic state in Syria and Iraq

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US reports 31 air strikes against Islamic state in Syria and Iraq

The United States and its allies carried out 31 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq on July 16, a US military statement said.

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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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US air strike kills Islamic State leader in Afghanistan

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The top Islamic State commander in Afghanistan has been killed by a US air strike in the country's east, officials said on July 11, the fourth ex-Taliban who declared loyalty to the Middle East-based militants to be assassinated within a week.

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Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

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Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on July 7 he had sent a delegation to Pakistan to meet with representatives of the Taliban, his first acknowledgement of official talks with the insurgents fighting to topple the government in Kabul.

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