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Roadside bomb kills 5 family members in southern Afghanistan


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TARINKOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb attack killed at least five members of a family in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday.The family was traveling in their vehicle and on ... Read more...

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11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) Afghan police and army, backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 11 Taliban militants in different provinces since Saturday, the country's Interior Ministry said ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... Read more...

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42 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


June 17th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 17 (IANS) Over 40 Taliban militants have been killed and 37 suspects detained during joint security operations in different provinces of Afghanistan in last 24 hours, the ... Read more...

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45 militants killed in Afghanistan


June 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 10 (IANS) At least 45 Taliban militants have been killed in operations carried out by Afghan and NATO-led troops, the interior ministry said Sunday.The forces launched 10 ... Read more...

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16 militants killed in Afghanistan


May 29th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) Sixteen Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan during military operations, the interior ministry said Tuesday.Raids were carried out in nearly a dozen provinces including Kabul, ... Read more...

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20 Afghan militants killed


May 28th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 28 (IANS) Over 20 Taliban militants were killed in Afghanistan during military operations, the interior ministry said Monday.The Afghan police, army and the NATO-led coalition forces launched ... Read more...

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36 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


May 5th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 5 (IANS) As many as 36 Taliban militants have been killed, three injured and 28 captured by Afghan police backed by NATO-led troops, the interior ministry said ... Read more...

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Pakistani safe havens hinder Afghan war: US


April 25th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Pakistani safe havens and corruption are two factors retarding the progress of NATO forces in Afghanistan, according to a senior US military commander.Pakistan represents a ... Read more...

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Rogue Afghan soldier kills two British troops in southern Afghanistan


March 26th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- An Afghan soldier opened fire at the entrance to a coalition base in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing two British service members before he was shot ... Read more...

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Seven Taliban killed, 18 held in Afghanistan


February 12th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 12 (IANS) Seven Taliban militants have been killed, two injured and 18 detained as suspects since Saturday in joint operations launched by the Afghan forces backed by ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed, 13 held in Afghanistan (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) At least eight Taliban militants were killed and 13 arrested in a series of military operations in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the country's ... Read more...

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15 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


December 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 55 arrested in a countrywide crackdown in Afghanistan by police, army and NATO forces, the ... Read more...

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Three Afghan Taliban killed, 32 held


December 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Three Taliban insurgents were killed and 32 arrested during a series of joint military operations carried out in various Afghan provinces over the last 24 ... Read more...

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13 insurgents killed, 8 held in Afghanistan


December 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 10 (IANS) Afghan and NATO-led forces have killed over a dozen anti-government insurgents while capturing eight others over the last 24 hours during a series of security ... Read more...

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Britain considers early withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan


December 10th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) The British government confirmed Friday that next week it would consider withdrawing thousands of troops from its base in Afghanistan, up to a year earlier than ... Read more...

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42 Taliban killed, 37 held in Afghanistan


December 4th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 42 Taliban militants have been killed and 37 arrested in a nationwide anti-terrorism crackdown in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.The militants were ... Read more...

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Three Taliban killed, 29 held in Afghanistan


December 1st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 1 (IANS) At least three Taliban militants were killed and 29 captured in a country-wide "clean-up" operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Thursday.The Afghan National Police ... Read more...

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13 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan


November 26th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 13 insurgents were killed and 17 suspects detained by Afghan police during security operations over the last 24 hours, the Afghan interior ministry ... Read more...

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10 militants killed in Afghanistan


November 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 20 (IANS) Ten militants were killed and at least 30 others were captured during operations by the security forces in nearly a dozen Afghan provinces, Xinhua reported.The operations ... Read more...

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400 kg hashish seized in Afghanistan


November 6th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 400 kg of hashish has been seized in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand by the interior ministry, police said.Smugglers made an armed resistance ... Read more...

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21 militants killed, 19 held in Afghanistan


October 15th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) Twenty-one Taliban militants were killed in fighting with the coalition forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Saturday.At least 19 others were also detained in the operations ... Read more...

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11 militants killed, 19 held in Afghanistan


October 9th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 9 (IANS) At least 11 insurgents were killed and 19 detained by the Afghan police backed by the army and NATO-led coalition forces in different parts of ... Read more...

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37 militants killed in Afghanistan


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 2 (IANS) Thirty-seven militants were killed in fighting with the security forces in different parts of Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Sunday.Twenty-two others were captured in the operations in the ... Read more...

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14 militants killed in Afghanistan


September 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 14 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 21 arrested in police operations across Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.The Afghan National Police ... Read more...

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18 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


August 13th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 18 Taliban militants were killed and 31 detained in a day-long operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.The Afghan National Police, in ... Read more...

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British troop chops off dead Taliban’s fingers as trophies


August 8th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A probe was launched by the British defence ministry into claims that a soldier cut fingers off dead Taliban fighters to keep as souvenirs, BBC ... Read more...

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11 militants killed in Afghanistan


August 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) Eleven Taliban militants were killed in fighting with the security forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Saturday.Twenty-four militants were captured in the operation in the past ... Read more...

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13 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 4th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 13 Taliban militants have been killed and 16 detained by Afghan police, said Afghanistan's interior ministry Thursday."Afghan National Police (ANP), with the assistance ... Read more...

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Karzai tells NATO to stop bombing homes in Afghanistan


May 31st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Tuesday NATO air strikes on common people's homes in pursuit of the Taliban would no longer be allowed in ... Read more...

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Taliban commander ends truce with Pakistan Army after Osama killing


May 5th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Wana (Pakistan), May 5 (IANS/AKI) A group loyal to a Taliban commander in Pakistan's South Waziristan has launched an attack on an army camp in the northwestern Pakistani tribal ... Read more...

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Gen. Petraeus says Afghan mission made impressive progress despite highest coalition death toll in 2010


January 26th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- General David Petraeus, Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), on Tuesday announced that the mission in Afghanistan made impressive progress in 2010.The ISAF and Afghan ... Read more...

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UN says rising opium prices threaten fight against drug production in Afghanistan


January 21st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Rising opium prices may encourage Afghan farmers to plant more of the narcotic crop, reversing recent gains in the fight against drug production, the United Nations Office ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to return to Afghanistan’s frontline areas


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Prince Harry could get a chance to fulfil his dream of serving in Afghanistan again, with reports claiming that insiders at the helicopter training centre where he is ... Read more...

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‘Taliban wants peace negotiations without Pak interference or agenda set by it’


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Noted Taliban analyst Ahmed Rashid has claimed that the insurgent group wants peace negotiations without the interference of Pakistan or in accordance to an agenda set by ... Read more...

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