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Taliban attack presidential palace in Afghanista


KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Suicide attackers blew up a car bomb and battled security forces outside Afghanistan’s presidential palaceTuesday after infiltrating one of the most

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Afghan Taliban say they killed 4 US troops

 Afghanistan: The Taliban claimed responsibility Wednesday for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four American troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with the U.S. on finding a political solution

Afghanistan blast kills 3 amid security transition

KABUL, Afghanistan: A large bomb exploded in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, killing at least three people on the day the international military coalition hands over responsibility for fighting theTaliban

6 Afghan policemen found shot dead

KABUL: Six Afghan policemen were found shot at their checkpoint in the country’s south and two other policemen were missing, raising suspicions they killed their comrades, an official said Thursday. District chief Nayamatullah Samim said that the policemen’s

Suicide bomber kills 14 at Afghan province council

Afghanistan: A suicide bomber struck outside a provincial council headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing the council chief and at least 13 others, authorities said. TheTaliban insurgency quickly claimed

Roadside bomb kills 10 civilians on Afghan bus

Afghanistan: Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has hit a bus and killed 10 civilians, mostly women and children, in the south of the country. Kandahar province’s police chief Gen.

Official says Afghanistan ready to take over

KABUL, Afghanistan: A Kabul official has welcomed President Barack Obama’s decision to bring home half of the 66,000 American troops in Afghanistan with the next year, saying Afghan forces are