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

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

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.

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

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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 interpretations.

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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 be ...

Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

UK likely to follow US Afghanistan troop withdrawal: minister

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UK likely to follow US Afghanistan troop withdrawal: minister

UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace says a military spending review could give the UK greater independence in its foreign troop deployments.

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.

US to slash troop levels in Iraq, Afghanistan

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US to slash troop levels in Iraq, Afghanistan

The US will reduce troops in Afghanistan and Iraq to their lowest levels in nearly 20 years of war.

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Afghan forces capture 'mastermind' of Kabul university attack

At least 22 people were killed and another 27 wounded when three gunmen rampaged through the university on November 2, spraying classrooms with bullets for several hours.

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Taliban threatened Afghan reporter killed in car bomb: HRW

The Taliban threatened an Afghan reporter, Aliyas Dayee, 33, who was later on killed in a car bomb attack.

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Will Biden scrap Trump's US-Taliban peace deal in Afghanistan?

Analysis: Biden is expected to adjust but not dramatically change course in the US-led Afghan peace process.

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Taliban demands Biden abides by Afghan troop withdrawal deal

Trump's administration had pledged to fully disengage from Afghanistan by May next year as part of the deal.

US ties 'will deepen' after Biden win: Afghan president

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US ties 'will deepen' after Biden win: Afghan president

Ordinary citizens have reportedly welcomed Biden's victory, hopeful that he will slow down the withdrawal of US troops from the conflict-ridden ...

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Bomb attack kills former Afghan TV presenter: police

Yama Siawash was killed when a bomb attached to his vehicle exploded near his residence in the Afghan capital, police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz ...

Afghan violence soars despite peace talks: watchdog

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Afghan violence soars despite peace talks: watchdog

Violent attacks in Afghanistan rose by 50 percent over recent months despite peace talks.

IS claims deadly <em>Kabul</em> University attack: propaganda arm

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IS claims deadly Kabul University attack: propaganda arm

The Islamic State group has claimed an attack on a gathering set up by the Afghan government at Kabul University.

At least 19 killed after gunmen storm <em>Kabul</em> University

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At least 19 killed after gunmen storm Kabul University

At least 19 people were killed and 22 wounded in the attack on Kabul University.

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