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Afghanistan: suspected US drone strike kills at least 18, including civilians

A suspected US drone strike against ISIL targets in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province has killed at least 18 people, though other reports put the death toll and number of civilian casualties…

A suspected US drone strike against ISIL targets in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province has killed at least 18 people, though other reports put the death toll and number of civilian casualties…

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Peace in Afghanistan - but at what price?

Afghan officials have signed a peace agreement with a party led by one of the country's most notorious Islamist warlords.

Afghan officials have signed a peace agreement with a party led by one of the country's most notorious Islamist warlords.

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Afghans likely to be next refugee wave for unprepared Europe

It seems nowhere is safe for Afghans trying to flee renewed fighting, neither at home not in any of the neighbouring states. So many are heading for Europe in increasing numbers, yet find themselves b

It seems nowhere is safe for Afghans trying to flee renewed fighting, neither at home not in any of the neighbouring states. So many are heading for Europe in increasing numbers, yet find themselves b

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Greece: Afghan migrants in limbo

What was once a bustling airport outside Athens is now a makeshift camps for refugees with nowhere to go.

What was once a bustling airport outside Athens is now a makeshift camps for refugees with nowhere to go.

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When the Afghan refugee's only road leads back home

War in Syria means EU asylum applications from there are a priority, but people from other highly dangerous places are being sent back home when their applications eventually fail after long months wa

War in Syria means EU asylum applications from there are a priority, but people from other highly dangerous places are being sent back home when their applications eventually fail after long months wa

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Kabul hit by three bomb attacks

At least three bomb attacks marked a deadly start to the week in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.

At least three bomb attacks marked a deadly start to the week in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.

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Lanny and the Miraculous Love Kids of Kabul

Climbing to the top of Kabul Hill, strumming their acoustic guitars and singing along with their teacher has become the favourite moment of the day for the girls at the Miraculous Love Kids school in

Climbing to the top of Kabul Hill, strumming their acoustic guitars and singing along with their teacher has become the favourite moment of the day for the girls at the Miraculous Love Kids school in

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On the Serbian-Hungarian border, refugees' long march to safety grinds on

One year on, and for international televisions and newspapers Röszke-Horgos isn’t news any more, but the situation in the Serbian migrant “jungle” is still quite…

One year on, and for international televisions and newspapers Röszke-Horgos isn’t news any more, but the situation in the Serbian migrant “jungle” is still quite…

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At least one student confirmed dead in gun attack on American University in Kabul

Mohammad Saleem Rasouly, the head of Kabul’s hospitals, has confirmed one student has died and at least 14 have been wounded in an ongoing attack on the American University of…

Mohammad Saleem Rasouly, the head of Kabul’s hospitals, has confirmed one student has died and at least 14 have been wounded in an ongoing attack on the American University of…

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Gunmen attack Kabul's American University of Afghanistan

Explosions and gunfire have been heard on the campus of the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul with a government official saying several gunmen have launched an attack.

Explosions and gunfire have been heard on the campus of the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul with a government official saying several gunmen have launched an attack.

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Afghan army retakes key Kunduz district after brief Taliban foray

Afghan troops have forced the Taliban out of a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, just hours after the militant group had taken control of the district on…

Afghan troops have forced the Taliban out of a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, just hours after the militant group had taken control of the district on…

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Taliban claim another success in northern Afghanistan

The Afghan Taliban have recaptured a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, which they briefly overran last September before being pushed back by the Afghan…

The Afghan Taliban have recaptured a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz, which they briefly overran last September before being pushed back by the Afghan…

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Afganistan: breakaway Taliban faction appoints new leader

In Afghanistan, the appointment of the new leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban has prompted fears of a spike in militant attacks.

In Afghanistan, the appointment of the new leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban has prompted fears of a spike in militant attacks.

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Afghanistan: Children's circus act brings joy to Kabul residents

At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…

At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…

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American and Australian abducted in Kabul - reports

Officials in the Afghanistan say there are looking for an Australian and an American who have been abducted by gunman in the city of Kabul.

Officials in the Afghanistan say there are looking for an Australian and an American who have been abducted by gunman in the city of Kabul.

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Foreign tourists injured in Afghan attack

Government officials say gunmen attacked their convoy as it passed through western Herat province.

Government officials say gunmen attacked their convoy as it passed through western Herat province.

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Tourists attacked in western Afghanistan

A group of eleven tourists travelling under army convoy has been attacked in western Afghanistan.

A group of eleven tourists travelling under army convoy has been attacked in western Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan mourns dozens killed in 'ISIL' suicide attack

A national day of mourning was being observed in Afghanistan on Sunday after a suicide attack in Kabul which left at least 80 people dead and more than 230 others…

A national day of mourning was being observed in Afghanistan on Sunday after a suicide attack in Kabul which left at least 80 people dead and more than 230 others…

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Militant behind Peshawar school massacre 'killed in US drone strike'

Taliban-linked militant leader Umar Narai, the alleged mastermind of the Peshawar school massacre, has been killed by a American drone strike, according to US and Pakistani…

Taliban-linked militant leader Umar Narai, the alleged mastermind of the Peshawar school massacre, has been killed by a American drone strike, according to US and Pakistani…

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NATO commits to fund Afghan forces to 2020

NATO countries meeting at a key summit in Warsaw have agreed to maintain a stable military presence in Afghanistan.

NATO countries meeting at a key summit in Warsaw have agreed to maintain a stable military presence in Afghanistan.

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Afghanistan: at least 30 die in twin suicide blasts

Afghan officials say two Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 30 people and injured 58 in an attack near the capital, Kabul.

Afghan officials say two Taliban suicide bombers have killed at least 30 people and injured 58 in an attack near the capital, Kabul.

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Minibus blast kills several in Kabul

An explosion has ripped through a minibus in the Afghan capital Kabul killing and wounding several people.

An explosion has ripped through a minibus in the Afghan capital Kabul killing and wounding several people.