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Sweden's Home Affairs Minister said that "initial information" led police to believe terrorism was a motive in the knife attack by an Afghan national, who stabbed seven men on Wednesday.

A female doctor was killed in a bomb blast in Jalalabad in what appeared to be another targeted hit.

IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

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IS claims killing of female media workers in Afghanistan

The IS group has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan.

Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

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Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

Zalmai Latifi -- the director at Enikass TV -- said the women were killed in two separate attacks after leaving the station.

Taliban weighs in on <em>Afghan</em> peace talks

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Taliban weighs in on Afghan peace talks

In an interview, a Taliban spokesman accused the Afghan government of being behind the recent violence, but offered no evidence.

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US envoy in Kabul to revive peace process

US special Zalmay Khalilzad envoy is in Afghanistan in order to talk about the US troops withdrawal and revive the stalling peace process

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Pregnant refugee charged with arson after attempted self-immolation

The woman has been told that she must remain in Greece, where she will face trial.

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Pregnant migrant sets herself on fire in Greek camp

The 26-year-old woman placed her two children outside her tent on Sunday before setting fire to it in a bid to burn herself alive, police said.

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America gets ready to welcome refugees again

In-depth: During Trump's presidency, refugee admissions were cut to record lows. Biden has vowed to rebuild the resettlement program and reverse ...

Violence surged in Afghanistan after peace talks: UN report

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Violence surged in Afghanistan after peace talks: UN report

A new UN report has documented a rise in violence after the start of peace talks, as calls for a ceasefire are ignored.

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Afghanistan begins Covid vaccine campaign amid surge in violence

Afghanistan has begun its Covid-19 vaccination campaign after receiving 500,000 doses of the AstraZeneca shot from India earlier this month.

Officials: Roadside bombs in Afghanistan kill 3, wound 20

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Officials: Roadside bombs in Afghanistan kill 3, wound 20

Afghanistan has seen a spike in violence as peace negotiations in Qatar between the Taliban and the Afghan government have stalled.

UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

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UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

Ally of former US President Trump and private security contractor Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, NYT said, citing ...

Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

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Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said Afghanistan's peace process depends on the Taliban reducing attacks.

Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

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Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Comment: If the Biden administration is to avoid a new spiral of violence after a US withdrawal from Afghanistan, it must first determine what ...

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US, Pakistan generals discuss Biden's potential Afghanistan withdrawal

High-ranking US and Pakistani military officials spoke about possibly postponing the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan.

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Taliban 'clearly' behind violence in Afghanistan: US

The commander of US forces in the Middle East said the Taliban are "clearly" responsible for violence in Afghanistan.

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NATO puts holds on Afghanistan decision, expands in Iraq

NATO said it hadn't made a final decision on its future in Afghanistan, but decided to expand its Iraq mission.

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NATO chief urges peace talks

Jens Stoltenberg has called for further peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government.

Bombing kills two Kabul University lecturers: <em>Afghan</em> official

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Bombing kills two Kabul University lecturers: Afghan official

An explosion has killed two lecturers in Kabul, but no group has claimed responsibility.

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After 3 days, Afghan-Iran border blaze brought under control

On Monday, only small fires were smoldering at the Islam Qala border crossing, after three days of firefighting efforts from both Iran and ...

Fire destroys 100 fuel tankers on Afghanistan-Iran border

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Fire destroys 100 fuel tankers on Afghanistan-Iran border

The huge blaze, which broke out Saturday afternoon at Islam Qala port has largely been extinguished and an investigation has been launched to ...

Germany wants troops to stay on in Afghanistan

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Germany wants troops to stay on in Afghanistan

Germany wants to extend its military presence in Afghanistan.

Taliban warn Nato to continue troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

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Taliban warn Nato to continue troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

The Taliban warned NATO against seeking a "continuation of war", as the alliance weighs a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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