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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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Afghan police kill 15 militants, detain 11


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (IANS) Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations since Wednesday, the interior ministry said in ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed


August 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 12 (IANS) About 40 Taliban militants were killed by security forces in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.The anti-insurgency operations were carried out in more than half ... Read more...

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Twin attacks kill 10 in Afghanistan (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a roadside bombing in Kabul Tuesday, while a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle at a ... Read more...

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Five bodies found in Afghan province


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 2 (IANS) At least five bodies of people kidnapped and killed by militants have been recovered in Afghanistan's Logar province near Kabul, a government official said Thursday."A ... Read more...

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Afghan police kill 17 Taliban militants


July 31st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 30 (IANS) Afghan police killed 17 Taliban militants and wounded five others across the country since Sunday, said Interior Ministry in a statement Monday."Afghan National Police backed ... Read more...

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NATO air strike kills 17 Afghans


June 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) An air strike by NATO-led forces at a Taliban hideout late Tuesday killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including a militant commander named Qari Sardar, officials ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) At least 30 Taliban militants have been killed and 14 injured in various Afghanistan provinces in the last 24 hours, the country's interior ministry said ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s terror safe havens remain security challenge, says US


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) US-led coalition forces have weakened the Taliban in Afghanistan, but terrorist safe havens in Pakistan and endemic corruption still pose tough challenges, a new Pentagon ... Read more...

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Afghan attacks show NATO’s failure: Karzai


April 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The coordinated attacks on Afghan capital Kabul and three provinces Sunday were a failure on the part of NATO and domestic intelligence forces, Afghan ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Taliban leader, five others killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) In a massive manhunt launched across Afghanistan, a key Taliban leader named Mullah Musazai responsible for killing five Polish soldiers last year was shot ... Read more...

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Five militants killed, 22 held in Afghanistan


February 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) Five suspected Taliban militants were killed and 22 arrested in joint operations in eight Afghan provinces, the interior ministry said Monday.The Afghan National Police, army, ... 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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Roadside bomb kills three in Afghanistan


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 3 (IANS) At least three people, including a child, were killed in Afghanistan's Logar province after a roadside bomb struck their car Monday, Xinhua quoted an official ... 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 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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Haqqani network leader held in Afghanistan


November 30th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) A leader of the Haqqani network was detained in Afghanistan Wednesday, Afghan forces and the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.The leader, whose name ... Read more...

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22 Taliban insurgents killed


October 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 17 (IANS) Afghan army and police, backed by NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 22 insurgents and captured 33 suspected rebels across the country, the Afghan interior ministry ... Read more...

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Taliban kill senior Afghan police official


July 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan Taliban fighters killed a senior police official in the town of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province of Afghanistan, authorities said.Two armed men attacked ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban urged to renounce violence


June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Religious scholars from across Afghanistan have urged the Taliban to stop violence and join the peace process during a meeting to discuss their role ... Read more...

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20 die in Afghan suicide bombing (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 23 others were injured Saturday in a suicide car bombing in eastern Afghanistan's Logar province, Xinhua reported.The bomber detonated his ... Read more...

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15 killed in Afghan car bombing


June 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan Saturday, officials said.The blast took place in Azra district ... Read more...

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Militants kill 11 in Afghanistan


June 6th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) At least 11 people, including an army soldier, were killed by insurgents in Logar province, 60 km south of Kabul, Xinhua quoted a spokesman of ... Read more...

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65 militants killed in Afghanistan


April 21st, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 21 (IANS) Sixty-five militants were killed in fighting with the security forces in eastern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Thursday.The fighting took place in the Baraki Barak district of ... Read more...

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Two Taliban leaders killed in Afghanistan


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.22 (ANI): Two Taliban leaders have been killed by NATO troops - on each in eastern and western Afghanistan - over the weekend.The Daily Express quoted the coalition as saying ... Read more...

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Eight civilians killed in Afghanistan


May 8th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 8 (DPA) Seven civilians were killed in two explosions in central and northern Afghanistan, while one other was shot by a private security guard near the capital, officials said ... Read more...

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Two U.S. service members killed in firefight with insurgents in eastern Afghanistan


April 23rd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two U.S. service members were killed in a firefight with insurgents in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday evening, the NATO-led ISAF alliance said on Friday.The incident happened after a ... Read more...

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Czech soldiers face probe after wearing Nazi symbols in Afghanistan


November 9th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Nov 9 (IANS) A scandal hit the Czech Army Monday after its two commanders were found wearing Nazi symbols on their helmets during their mission in Afghanistan, media reports said. Lieutenant ... Read more...

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Security forces conduct operations in Afghanistan


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and international security forces on Saturday conducted joint operations in Kandahar and Logar Provinces to disrupt insurgent activity in the regions, officials said on Sunday. The first operations ... Read more...

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Afghan intelligence chief claims Pak hand in election-related suicide attacks


August 21st, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.21 (ANI): The chief of Afghanistan's National Security Directorate, Amrullah Saleh, has claimed a Pakistan hand in the several suicide attacks that hit the country on the eve of the ... Read more...

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Four killed as Taliban seize building in Afghan provincial capital


August 11th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul (Afghanistan), Aug. 11 (ANI): Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers seized a five-story building in Pul-e-Alam, the capital of Afghanistan's Logar Province on Monday, after battling Afghan and American forces for ... Read more...

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4 killed as militants storm Afghan government buildings (Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 10 (DPA) One Afghan policeman and three militants were killed when a group of Taliban militants attacked government buildings with rockets and small-arms fire in central Afghanistan Monday, officials ... Read more...

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