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Russia-Taliban ties a 'dangerous new trend'

US and Afghan officials are increasingly worried by ties between Russia and the Taliban, despite a denial from Russia that they are providing aid to the insurgents.

US and Afghan officials are increasingly worried by ties between Russia and the Taliban, despite a denial from Russia that they are providing aid to the insurgents.

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At least 30 killed and dozens injured in Kabul mosque attack

ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.

ISIL claims responsibility for a suicide bomb attack in a mosque in Kabul in which scores are killed and dozens more are injured.

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At least four dead after suicide bomber strikes in Kabul

At least four people are reported dead in the Afghan capital Kabul, after a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a vehicle carrying national security…

At least four people are reported dead in the Afghan capital Kabul, after a suicide bomber on a motorbike attacked a vehicle carrying national security…

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Many die in attack on Shi'ite shrine in Kabul

At least 14 people were killed on Tuesday when a gunman wearing a police uniform opened fire on worshippers gathered for a Shi'ite holy day at a shrine in the Afghan capital.

At least 14 people were killed on Tuesday when a gunman wearing a police uniform opened fire on worshippers gathered for a Shi'ite holy day at a shrine in the Afghan capital.

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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