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Five civilians dead after roadside bomb goes off in Afghanistan

Samim Khpolwak, the governor’s spokesman, says the explosion, which took place in Shah Wali Kot district, also wounded several people.

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NATO alliance expected to outline support to Afghanistan

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization alliance during the upcoming foreign ministerial in Brussels is expected to outline future support to Afghanistan.

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Buses collide with fuel tanker in Afghanistan, 52 killed

Two buses, carrying some 125 passengers from Kabul to Kandahar in southern Afghanistan crashed into the tanker, which was travelling in the opposite direction, setting off a fire that quickly engulfed all three vehicles.

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In first set of capital punishment of Ghani govt, Afghanistan executes six Taliban inmates

Ghani last month vowed a tough military response against the Taliban and pledged to enforce legal punishments, including executions of convicted militants.

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China eyes deeper military ties with Afghanistan to end Taliban insurgency

China is very nervous at the prospect Islamist militants from its restive far western region of Xinjiang getting support from the Taliban and other groups in Afghanistan, Pakistan and central Asia.

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Progress in Afghanistan has made US safer, still work to do: White House

At least 30 people were killed and hundreds injured when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul on Tuesday.

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Afghan Taliban announce ‘spring offensive’

In an email to media organizations Tuesday, the militants said the so-called “spring offensive” had begun at 5 a.m.

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Afghan MP threatens to cut off reporter’s nose when asked about marital rape

VICE reporter Isobel Yeung was questioning Afghan parliamentarian Nazir Ahmad Hanafi about his opposition to the Elimination of Violence Against Women Act.

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US representative for Afghanistan meets NSA Ajit Doval

The United States military presence in Afghanistan is scheduled to fall from 9,800 at present to 5,500 by the start of 2017

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Suicide bomber kills at least 6 in eastern Afghanistan

“Six civilians have been killed and another 22 injured. There is only one policeman among the wounded.” Waheed Sediqqi, a spokesman for the provincial governor said.

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Afghanistan on top of NATO agenda: Stoltenberg

“Afghanistan is high on our agenda. Afghanistan is our biggest military operation ever,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters

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PCB calls off its plans to host Afghanistan due to security

PCB was to host Afghanistan for three one-day internationals in Lahore and Karachi and also a four-day game against Pakistan A.

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Sport will flourish in Afghanistan if there is peace, says Inzamam-ul Haq

Inzamam-ul Haq praised his team’s self-belief, and reiterated the call for more opportunities to play against the Full Members.

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Explosions hit new Afghan Parliament compound, no one reported hurt

Lawmakers said no one was reported wounded. But Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the attack and said it caused heavy casualties.

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West Indies vs Afghanistan: Afghanistan can do much better against big nations, says coach Inzamam-ul-Haq

Afghanistan scored 123-7 and spinners restricted West Indies to 117-8 for a six-run victory, claiming their maiden victory.