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A female news anchor and her driver was shot dead.

At least 11 women in Afghanistan were killed in a stampede in a football stadium where thousands had gathered to apply for visas to enter Pakistan.

15 killed in east Afghanistan car bomb attack

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15 killed in east Afghanistan car bomb attack

Attacks are continuing in the region in the latest round of killings.

20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS

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20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS

Fighting was raging one day after gunmen stormed the prison in the eastern city of Jalalabad.

Three killed as armed men storm Afghan prison

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Three killed as armed men storm Afghan prison

Armed men stormed a prison in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least three people and shattering the relative calm of a ceasefire across the ...

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Suicide car bomb, gunmen attack prison in east Afghanistan

Sunday's attack comes a day after the Afghan intelligence agency said a senior IS commander was killed by Afghan special forces near Jalalabad.

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Calm across Afghanistan as ceasefire holds on day two

Hopes are building for renewed peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban as a ceasefire holds for a second day

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Scores of IS members surrender in 'defeated' Afghanistan stronghold

Ninety-three members of IS turned themselves in to authorities a day after Afghanistan security announced the group had been defeated in the ...

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IS 'defeated' in key Afghan province: official

IS 'were defeated in Nangarhar, their centres were destroyed', acting interior minister Massoud Andarabi told reporters in Jalalabad.

Defiant Afghans head to polls despite deadly blasts

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Defiant Afghans head to polls despite deadly blasts

Afghans are still exercising their right to vote despite risking their lives doing so amid a deteriorating security situation.

Afghan construction company workers targeted by militants in Jalalabad

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Afghan construction company workers targeted by militants in Jalalabad

At least 16 Afghan workers have been killed in an attack by militants on their place of work in Jalalabad.

Afghanistan investigates reports of civilians deaths in IS raid

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Afghanistan investigates reports of civilians deaths in IS raid

Afghan officials launched an investigation on Wednesday into claims at least 14 civilians were killed in a military ground operation targeting ...

IS leader in Afghanistan killed by US-led coalition strikes

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IS leader in Afghanistan killed by US-led coalition strikes

Saad Arhabi died in a joint operation with coalition forces late Saturday in the group's eastern stronghold in Nangarhar province near the ...

Suicide bomber targets protest camp in eastern Afghanistan

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Suicide bomber targets protest camp in eastern Afghanistan

At least three people have been killed after a militant detonated a bomb vest in eastern Afghanistan.

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Gun battle ensues after gunmen storm Afghan government building

A gun battle has broken out at a government building in Jalalabad, just days after an attack on a medical centre in the city.

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Militants attack Afghan midwife training centre: officials

A midwife training centre in eastern Afghanistan was the latest target of an attack by militants on Saturday, officials said.

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Gunmen storm education department in Afghanistan, killing 10

Nangarhar has seen an uptick in violence in recent weeks, with the Islamic State ramping up its attacks in the province.

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Suicide attack strikes Afghan security forces in Jalalabad

Afghan's Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, has been the scene of numerous attacks recently as militants step up activity in the ...

Taliban rejects ceasefire as Afghanistan suicide attack kills dozens

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Taliban rejects ceasefire as Afghanistan suicide attack kills dozens

A suicide attack in restive eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 18 people in a crowd celebrating the Eid holiday, the second assault ...

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Islamic State claims attack on Afghanis celebrating ceasefire

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country on Saturday, killing at least 26 ...

At least ten dead after bomb in Afghan city

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At least ten dead after bomb in Afghan city

At least ten people were killed and scores were injured after an IS-claim bomb attack and gun battle in Jalalabad.

IS militants murder three medical workers in Afghanistan

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IS militants murder three medical workers in Afghanistan

The murders took place in the Islamic State group stronghold province of Nangarhar along the Afghan-Pakistan border.

Militants attack Save the Children offices in Afghanistan's Jalalabad Militants attack Save the Children offices in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

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Militants attack Save the Children offices in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Armed militants stormed the offices of Save the Children in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday morning after carrying out a blast nearby, with one ...

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