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GBU-43: What is 'the Mother Of All Bombs'?

The United States has used its largest non-nuclear bomb on a series of ISIL caves and bunkers in eastern Afghanistan.

The United States has used its largest non-nuclear bomb on a series of ISIL caves and bunkers in eastern Afghanistan.

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Death toll mounts in ISIL-claimed Afghan hospital attack

At least 49 people are confirmed dead and dozens are wounded following a gun and bomb attack on a military hospital in Kabul.

At least 49 people are confirmed dead and dozens are wounded following a gun and bomb attack on a military hospital in Kabul.

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The long road back to Afghanistan

More than half a million Afghans were expected to return to their war-torn country by the end of 2016 following Pakistan’s deadline to repatriate Afghan…

More than half a million Afghans were expected to return to their war-torn country by the end of 2016 following Pakistan’s deadline to repatriate Afghan…

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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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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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Bill Murray stars in Barry Levinson's 'Rock the Kasbah'

Bill Murray is back with a new comedy. In ‘Rock the Kasbah’, he plays a washed up rock manager who takes his last client on a tour of Afghanistan to

Bill Murray is back with a new comedy. In ‘Rock the Kasbah’, he plays a washed up rock manager who takes his last client on a tour of Afghanistan to

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Afghanistan marks 14 years since the killing of Ahmad Shah Massoud

Afghanistan is marking fourteen years since the death of national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud .. with a ceremony attended by high-ranking officials and

Afghanistan is marking fourteen years since the death of national hero Ahmad Shah Massoud .. with a ceremony attended by high-ranking officials and

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2015 sees record number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Civilian casualties, particularly those of women and children, have hit a new record in Afghanistan. In the first half of this year; nearly 5,000

Civilian casualties, particularly those of women and children, have hit a new record in Afghanistan. In the first half of this year; nearly 5,000

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Taliban leader appears to approve peace talks with Afghan government

Reclusive Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has purportedly written a message seeming to signal approval for peace talks with Afghanistan’s

Reclusive Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has purportedly written a message seeming to signal approval for peace talks with Afghanistan’s

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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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Britain commemorates end of UK involvement in Afghan war

Queen Elizabeth joined veterans of the Afghan war and relatives of those who died, at commemorations in London marking the end of Britain’s

Queen Elizabeth joined veterans of the Afghan war and relatives of those who died, at commemorations in London marking the end of Britain’s

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NATO formally hands over to new Afghanistan mission

NATO has officially ended its war in Afghanistan with a ceremony in Kabul, replacing its combat mission with one to back up local forces.

NATO has officially ended its war in Afghanistan with a ceremony in Kabul, replacing its combat mission with one to back up local forces.

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Prisoner swap causes row on Capitol Hill

The exchange of five Taliban militants for the freedom of one US soldier has caused a row in the US Congress . The five Guantanamo detainees, who

The exchange of five Taliban militants for the freedom of one US soldier has caused a row in the US Congress . The five Guantanamo detainees, who

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Danish troops withdraw from Afghanistan

Denmark exits Afghanistan after twelve years. The Danish contingent of combat troops began their withdrawal from Camp Price in Helmand Province on

Denmark exits Afghanistan after twelve years. The Danish contingent of combat troops began their withdrawal from Camp Price in Helmand Province on

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Nato hands over security to Afghan forces

NATO has handed over full control to Afghanistan’s own security forces for the first time since the Taliban were overthrown in 2001. In a ceremony

NATO has handed over full control to Afghanistan’s own security forces for the first time since the Taliban were overthrown in 2001. In a ceremony

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Britain will withdraw half of troops from Afghanistan

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that nearly half of the country’s 9000 troops based in Afghanistan will withdraw over the next two

British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that nearly half of the country’s 9000 troops based in Afghanistan will withdraw over the next two

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Taliban in deadly attack on Afghan base

Taliban suicide bombers have struck outside a major US base in Afghanistan, killing five people. Local police said the multiple attacks around the

Taliban suicide bombers have struck outside a major US base in Afghanistan, killing five people. Local police said the multiple attacks around the

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France combat troops end Afghan mission

France is ending its combat mission in Afghanistan. Some 400 troops are preparing to leave Kapisa, the province where France has lost most of its

France is ending its combat mission in Afghanistan. Some 400 troops are preparing to leave Kapisa, the province where France has lost most of its

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Royal Marines arrested in Afghan murder probe

The British Ministry of Defence says seven Royal Marines have been arrested on suspicion of murder. The detentions relate to an incident in

The British Ministry of Defence says seven Royal Marines have been arrested on suspicion of murder. The detentions relate to an incident in

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Pakistan: Imran Khan leads anti-drone march

Pakistani politician, Imran Khan, is leading a “peace march” into the dangerous FATA region of the country this weekend, in protest against US drone

Pakistani politician, Imran Khan, is leading a “peace march” into the dangerous FATA region of the country this weekend, in protest against US drone

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Last US Afghanistan "surge" troops return home

US troop numbers in Afghanistan today returned to their pre-2009 “surge” figures with the departure of the last of the extra 33,000 troops ordered in

US troop numbers in Afghanistan today returned to their pre-2009 “surge” figures with the departure of the last of the extra 33,000 troops ordered in