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The Biden administration said it will review last year's deal with the Taliban amid suring violence in Afghanistan.

The killing of two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court comes amid a wave of targeted killings which the government have accused the Taliban of orchestrating.

CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

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CNN anchor under fire over 'orientalist' Iraq war tweet

Wolf Blitzer posted a photo of National Guard troops in the Capitol and reminisced about Baghdad and Mosul, to the chagrin of many Twitter users.

Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan insider attack

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Taliban kill 12 pro-govt militiamen in Afghanistan insider attack

The bloodshed comes even as the Taliban and government negotiators engage in peace talks to end the nearly two-decades-long war in the country.

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Germany deports 26 Afghan refugees despite 'threats to life'

Germany has attracted criticism for its decision to continue to deport Afghan refugees in the midst of a pandemic.

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Afghan forces foil IS plan to assassinate US envoy

Intelligence officers dismantled a four-member IS cell in the eastern province of Nangarhar that had planned to murder Ross Wilson

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Afghan journalist-turned official killed in targeted Kabul bomb attack

A bomb attack in Kabul targeted Afghan journalist-turned security official Zia Wadan on Sunday.

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Three arrested for murder of Afghan election activist

High-profile public figures have been targeted in a recent wave of violence in Afghanistan.

'Capitol Building attack like Syria' and other Orientalist takes

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'Capitol Building attack like Syria' and other Orientalist takes

As the US picks itself up after a night of violence in the Capitol Building, some pundits are being criticised for Orientalist takes on the ...

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Afghan peace talks resume in Doha: negotiators

Peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government have resumed in Doha, Qatar.

<em>Kabul</em> talks in Doha, government accuses Taliban of stalling

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Kabul talks in Doha, government accuses Taliban of stalling

The Afghanistan government has accused the Taliban of deliberately stalling peace talks.

Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

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Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

Afghan negotiators are having a challenging time with the peace process.

US military blames Taliban for spate of Afghan assassinations

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US military blames Taliban for spate of Afghan assassinations

On Twitter, the spokesman for US forces in Afghanistan blamed the Taliban directly for a "campaign of unclaimed attacks and targeted killing", ...

Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

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Afghan peace talks resume as bloodshed continues

As a wave of targeted killings grips Afghanistan, government negotiators will meet with Taliban representatives to resume talks in Doha, after ...

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Afghan troops, police abandon nearly 200 checkpoints to Taliban

Some 200 checkpoints have been abandoned - some with weapons left behind - by Afghan personnel.

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Next round of Afghan peace talks scheduled in Doha

New peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government is scheduled to take plate in Doha next month, an official said on Sunday.

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At least 4 dead in Kabul explosions targeting police

Four others were wounded in the blasts in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning.

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Afghan women's rights activist shot dead

Freshta Kohistani had called on the authorities to protect her due to death threats.

Afghan election activist dies after rush-hour <em>Kabul</em> ambush

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Afghan election activist dies after rush-hour Kabul ambush

In the latest attack in Kabul, Mohammad Yousuf Rasheed was attacked by unknown gunman as he travelled to work and died in hospital from ...

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Pentagon chief meets with Afghan president in Kabul

Miller, who is acting head of the Pentagon until President-elect Joe Biden takes office next month, and Ghani discussed the ongoing talks with ...

Prison doctors among five killed in <em>Kabul</em> bombing

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Prison doctors among five killed in Kabul bombing

At least five people were killed after a car bomb exploded in the Afghan capital on Tuesday.

Casualties reported as car bomb rocks Afghan capital

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Casualties reported as car bomb rocks Afghan capital

At least eight people were killed in a bombing in the Afghan capital on Sunday, authorities confirmed.

Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

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Rockets hit US base in Afghanistan, no casualties reported

There were no casualties in the rocket attack on the US base.

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