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US air strike kills 13 civilians: Afghan officials

August 31, 2017 2:06 pm

"I heard two big bangs and when I went out of my home I saw the building which was bombarded was totally destroyed," Nazar Khan Kochi told AFP. "We pulled out the dead bodies from the rubble and debris and buried them."

Conflict watch: From Syria to Afghanistan, all you need to know about the week that was

August 31, 2015 1:11 am

Satellite images confirmed that Islamic State had begun its destruction of ancient sites in Syria’s Palmyra, blowing up a 2,000-year-old temple.

Taliban storm district in near Afghan capital, 100 killed in last five days

September 26, 2014 12:42 pm

The attacks began about five days ago and early reports were that more than 100 people had been killed, including 15 who were beheaded by militants.

Pak army kills 15 militants; 3 die in attacks targeting police

September 15, 2014 7:46 pm

The military claims it has killed nearly 1,000 militants and lost 82 soldiers since the start of the operation.

Roadside bombing kills 7 Afghan police officers

July 11, 2014 5:15 pm

Thursday's blast was followed by a four hour gun battle between Taliban fighters and police officers.

Taliban fighters cut hair and beards to flee Pakistan army assault

July 06, 2014 1:58 pm

For years people from North Waziristan remained tight-lipped about life in a Taliban fiefdom.

Gunmen launch major attack on Pakistani prison holding militants

July 30, 2013 10:18 am

Pakistani Taliban sent 100 fighters and seven suicide bombers on a mission to free some of their top leaders.

29 Taliban militants killed at Afghan border

September 20, 2012 1:01 am

The Pakistani military said it killed 29 Taliban fighters on Wednesday in the final stage of an operation aimed at forcing hundreds of insurgents back across the border into Afghanistan

US Taliban member seeks group prayer in US prison

August 28, 2012 1:43 am

A US-born Taliban fighter testified Monday that the US government is forcing him to sin by denying him the right to pray daily with other Muslims in the highly restricted federal prison unit where he is detained

NATO has fight on its hands in Afghanistan: Panetta

May 28, 2012 10:39 am

US Defence Secy says plans for handing over security responsibilities to Afghan forces are on track.