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File. An Afghan wounded child is helped by people at a hospital in Helmand province, south of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP Photo)

Latest Taliban attacks across Afghanistan kill 17

The latest string of attacks on Afghanistan leaves at least 17 killed with the deadliest attack in central Ghazni. Taliban spokesperson claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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Terrorism a ‘principal’ global threat: PM Narendra Modi

Modi: Two countries agreed that they need a “comprehensive global strategy and approach” to combat terrorism.

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Afghans protest against French magazine in Kabul

Many of the protesters carried banners emblazoned with a red heart and the name of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Attacks on journalists threaten media freedom in Afghanistan

Eight journalists were killed in Afghanistan in 2014, making it the deadliest year for the media since 2001.

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Rajnath raises concern over NATO forces’ withdrawal from Afghanistan

International coalition closed its facilities and handed over charge to Afghan military in Dec, 2014.

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At least 20 killed at wedding in Afghanistan army mortar attack on Taliban

Afghanistan army to investigate firing incident that killed at least 20 civilians and wounded scores.

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US marks end of 13 year long war in Afghanistan, Obama praises troops for their sacrifices

In the 13 years since US forces landed in Kabul post 9/11 to throw out Taliban out of power, some 2,200 US troops lost their lives in the war.

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On Christmas, Obama marks end of Afghan combat

13 years and $1 trillion later, the U.S. is preparing to pull the vast majority of its combat troops out of Afghanistan by year’s end.

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Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen at checkpoint

Police operational chief of Jawzjan province says that along with the seven killed, five other policemen were wounded in the attack.

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Afghanistan, Pakistan to conduct anti-terror ops

Pakistan is the country worst affected by terrorism in the world, Aziz said.

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Afghan insurgents storm bank in south, killing 10

Helmand police spokesman, Fareed Obaid, said three police officers were among those killed.

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Taliban kills 12 workers clearing mines, say Afghan police

Security in Kabul has been stepped up as Taliban have warned that attacks will continue.

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Suicide bomber targets military bus, kills 6 soldiers

The attack happened on a busy road in the east of the city during the morning rush hour.

A fragile future

Nato’s combat role in Afghanistan has ended. India will have to deal with it.

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Afghanistan: US, NATO end Afghan combat command after 13 years

As NATO’s flag was lowered, formally ending its deployment,Taliban launched yet another bloody attack in Afg.