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Hamza Waziristani was killed in an air strike overnight in the eastern province of Ghazni where the bomber struck an Afghan military base on Sunday.

<em>Afghan</em> officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings

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Afghan officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings

A explosive-laden humvee drove onto an army commando base in eastern Ghazni province, killing 31 soliders, as a car bomb targeted the convoy of a provincial chief in Zabul.

Suicide car bomb kills 26 <em>Afghan</em> security personnel

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Suicide car bomb kills 26 Afghan security personnel

At least 26 security personnel were killed in an attack on an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday.

14 dead as twin blasts rock historic <em>Afghan</em> city

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14 dead as twin blasts rock historic Afghan city

At least 14 people were killed after two blasts ripped through a historic city in Afghanistan.

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Donors pledge $12 billion for Afghanistan, but under conditions

Afghanistan could receive $12 billion in aid over the next four years.

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Taliban rigging drones to drop bombs: Afghan spy chief

Afghanistan's spy chief said the Taliban deployed small drones to drop bombs on government forces in some recent attacks.

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World must not turn away from Afghanistan: UN

UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi urged the international community not to turn its back on Afghanistan.

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Pakistan says soldier, 4 militants killed in border shootout

A soldier and four militants were killed and another two soldiers were injured in a shootout near the Afghanistan border.

Pompeo touts Iran policy in Gulf

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Pompeo touts Iran policy in Gulf

In what was likely his final tour of the Persian Gulf as secretary of state, Pompeo touted the Trump administration's Mideast strategy.

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14 pro-Iran fighters in Syria killed in airstrikes: monitor

The strikes in the Deir Ezzor province killed at least 14 pro-Iran militia fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Afghanistan conference to set aid cuts, conditions amid pandemic

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Afghanistan conference to set aid cuts, conditions amid pandemic

Donors could offer between 15% to 20% less than they did in the last pledging conference in 2016, according to a senior Western diplomat.

<em>Afghan</em> VP vows to track down Kabul attackers

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Afghan VP vows to track down Kabul attackers

Saleh said security agencies will find out the networks involved in the attack, which left 10 people dead and another 51 wounded.

The women who served as a deadly Taliban duo

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The women who served as a deadly Taliban duo

Muzghan and her aunt Nasreen walked free from jail in September after confessing to being members of the Taliban's ultra-violent Haqqani network.

<em>Afghan</em> peace talks 'close' to breaking deadlock: official

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Afghan peace talks 'close' to breaking deadlock: official

Talks began in Doha on September 12, but there were soon issues over agenda disagreements, the basic framework of discussions and religious ...

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IS claims Kabul rocket attacks that killed eight

Despite the IS claim, interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

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At least eight dead as rockets hit Kabul

Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

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Central Kabul struck by barrage of rocket fire

Explosions rocked the Afghan capital on Saturday, as officials on Friday suggested a breakthrough in peace negotiations was expected to ...

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Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar

Mike Pompeo will meet with Taliban negotiators in Doha as part of the US's strategy for withdrawal.

<em>Afghan</em> government, Taliban agree peace talk rules: officials

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Afghan government, Taliban agree peace talk rules: officials

The Afghan government and the Taliban are 'close' to initiating formal talks, a Taliban source said.

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Pakistan's 'university of jihad' proud of Taliban alumni

The Darul Uloom Haqqania seminary has taught several Taliban members currently negotiating with Afghanistan's government.

Evidence Australian troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 Afghans

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Evidence Australian troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 Afghans

Australia's top military officer admitted there was credible evidence his special forces unlawfully killed at least 39 Afghan civilians ...

Taliban welcome US drawdown from Afghanistan as 'good step'

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Taliban welcome US drawdown from Afghanistan as 'good step'

The Taliban welcomed the US' announcement it would pull about 2,000 troops from war-torn Afghanistan.

Greece could be sued over Syrian expulsion to Turkey

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Greece could be sued over Syrian expulsion to Turkey

A 26-year-old Syrian man said he was illegally expelled from Greece in 2016 whilst searching for his 11-year-old brother.

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