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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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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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First burials for victims of Kabul suicide attack

More than 80 people were killed and 200 injured in a suicide attack in the Afghan capital on Saturday. The twin bombing targeted a peaceful protest by members of the Hazara minority.

More than 80 people were killed and 200 injured in a suicide attack in the Afghan capital on Saturday. The twin bombing targeted a peaceful protest by members of the Hazara minority.

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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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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.

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Women and children bear the brunt of violence in Afghanistan

Civilian injuries in Afghanistan’s long war with the Taliban rose last year, with women and children again bearing the brunt of the violence, the

Civilian injuries in Afghanistan’s long war with the Taliban rose last year, with women and children again bearing the brunt of the violence, the

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Taliban claims suicide car bomb blast near Kabul airport

A suicide car bombing near Kabul airport on Monday has killed at least one person and injured 13 others. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the

A suicide car bombing near Kabul airport on Monday has killed at least one person and injured 13 others. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the

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Suicide bomber kills six NATO soldiers in Afghanistan

Six NATO soldiers have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan. It happened near Bagram air base, as they patrolled with Afghan forces

Six NATO soldiers have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan. It happened near Bagram air base, as they patrolled with Afghan forces

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Spanish embassy guard among dead in latest Taliban attack in Kabul

The Afghan authorities say one Spanish and one Afghan guard were killed and two Taliban militants perished in an attack on a guest house near the

The Afghan authorities say one Spanish and one Afghan guard were killed and two Taliban militants perished in an attack on a guest house near the

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Taliban claims car bomb attack near Spanish embassy in Kabul

A guest house in the Spanish embassy compound in the Afghan capital Kabul has been struck by a car bomb. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the

A guest house in the Spanish embassy compound in the Afghan capital Kabul has been struck by a car bomb. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the

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MSF hospital strike 'avoidable accident' - US army probe

A top US military commander says last month’s airstrike on a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz was an “avoidable

A top US military commander says last month’s airstrike on a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz was an “avoidable

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Calm in Kunduz following air strike, but MSF demands answers

Kunduz has seen a return to calmer times after an air strike on a hospital in the northern Afghan city killed at least 22 people. Reports suggest the

Kunduz has seen a return to calmer times after an air strike on a hospital in the northern Afghan city killed at least 22 people. Reports suggest the

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Taliban free hundreds in prison raid

Taliban insurgents realised more than 400 prisoners after storming a mud fort being used as a jail in Ghazni. A relief force of troops was beaten

Taliban insurgents realised more than 400 prisoners after storming a mud fort being used as a jail in Ghazni. A relief force of troops was beaten

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US NATO contractors among 12 killed by Kabul car bomb

Three American NATO contractors were among at least 12 people killed in a suicide car bombing in Kabul on Saturday. Children were among dozens of

Three American NATO contractors were among at least 12 people killed in a suicide car bombing in Kabul on Saturday. Children were among dozens of

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Afghanistan: 29 more deaths in a suicide attack

The Afghan Interior Ministry has condemned a suicide attack in northern Afghanistan as a “heinous act”. Officials say the 29 people killed by the car

The Afghan Interior Ministry has condemned a suicide attack in northern Afghanistan as a “heinous act”. Officials say the 29 people killed by the car

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More than 50 dead in Kabul bomb attacks

The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan says eight civilians have been killed, along with one of its service members, after a special forces base was

The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan says eight civilians have been killed, along with one of its service members, after a special forces base was

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Afghanistan: Truck bomb kills eight and injures hundreds

A powerful truck bomb killed at least eight people and wounded hundreds in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday. There was no immediate claim of

A powerful truck bomb killed at least eight people and wounded hundreds in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday. There was no immediate claim of

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Afghanistan wedding party ends in massacre

At least 22 people are reported dead after armed men opened fire at a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan. It happened at Deh Salah district in

At least 22 people are reported dead after armed men opened fire at a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan. It happened at Deh Salah district in

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Afghanistan hit by wave of bomb attacks

Afghanistan is reeling from a wave of bomb attacks over the past two days. First a suicide car bomber killed 33 people on Sunday near a military base

Afghanistan is reeling from a wave of bomb attacks over the past two days. First a suicide car bomber killed 33 people on Sunday near a military base

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Taliban claim attack on Afghan parliament

A Taliban suicide bomber and several gunmen have attacked the Afghan parliament. “A suicide bomber blew himself up just outside the parliament

A Taliban suicide bomber and several gunmen have attacked the Afghan parliament. “A suicide bomber blew himself up just outside the parliament

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At least nine killed in Afghan Taliban attack on Kabul guest house

The sound of gunfire rang out in the Afghan capital Kabul as police battled to take control after a Taliban attack on a guest house popular with

The sound of gunfire rang out in the Afghan capital Kabul as police battled to take control after a Taliban attack on a guest house popular with

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ISIL blamed for Afghanistan attack

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has blamed ISIL for Saturday's suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has blamed ISIL for Saturday's suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad.

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At least 5 dead in Afghan court attack

Afghan officials say at least five people were killed when gunmen stormed a government compound in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Unconfirmed

Afghan officials say at least five people were killed when gunmen stormed a government compound in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. Unconfirmed

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Two people wounded in Afghan capital explosion

Two people have been injured in a blast from a bomb attached to a vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul. The city’s police chief gave no further

Two people have been injured in a blast from a bomb attached to a vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul. The city’s police chief gave no further

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Militants attack bank in southern Afghanistan

At least seven people have died and dozens others were wounded when suspected Taliban militants attacked a bank in the south of Afghanistan

At least seven people have died and dozens others were wounded when suspected Taliban militants attacked a bank in the south of Afghanistan

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Death toll rises in Afghanistan as Taliban step up attacks

More signs in Afghanistan that the security situation is far from stable with a suicide bomb attack in Kabul on a bus carrying soldiers. Six were

More signs in Afghanistan that the security situation is far from stable with a suicide bomb attack in Kabul on a bus carrying soldiers. Six were