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Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers keep watch outside the Bagram Airfield entrance gate, north of Kabul, Afghanistan November 12, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
The Taliban have carried out two suicide car bombings at an army base in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, setting of several hours of fighting and killing at least 43 soldiers, the defense ministry and an Afghan official said Thursday. “A group of...
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US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl (center) is escorted to the Fort Bragg military courthouse in North Carolina. AFP photo
Washington- Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who vanished in Afghanistan and spent five years in brutal captivity before the United States recovered him in a controversial prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday to two crimes in connection with his disappearance. Bergdahl, now...
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Afghan forces. (AFP)
At least 12 people were killed on Tuesday in a suicide car bomb attack against a police headquarters in Afghanistan. The attack targeted a police training center attached to the headquarters in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, officials said. Officials and...
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Zaki Daryabi, the founder of Etilaat e Roz, scrolling through the day’s news one evening at his office in Kabul. Credit Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — The first time Zaki Daryabi started a small newspaper in Afghanistan, it shut down within months. Mr. Daryabi, who had just graduated from university in Kabul, lost most of the money lent to him by friends to start his business. But soon after, he...
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A US airman guides a US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone as it taxis to the runway at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Josh Smith/Files
A US drone strike has killed 14 ISIS militants in a remote area in Afghanistan’s eastern Kunar province, Afghan officials said Saturday. Abdul Ghani Musamim, spokesman for the provincial governor, said the strike took place on Thursday afternoon in the Chawkay...