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The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said it had registered 12 such acts of violence between March 11 and May 23 against healthcare facilities and workers.

MSF had been working at the clinic since 2014, providing free-of-charge maternity and neonatal care. Last year, 16,000 babies were delivered at the hospital.

Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

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Popular imam killed in 'heinous' attack on Kabul mosque

A popular and outspoken imam at a mosque in Kabul's fortified Green Zone was among two people killed in an attack on Tuesday.

Afghan ceasefire holds as prisoner release expected

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Afghan ceasefire holds as prisoner release expected

The Taliban on Sunday began a ceasefire to mark the Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Gunmen kill seven Afghan worshippers in attack on mosque

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Gunmen kill seven Afghan worshippers in attack on mosque

Gunmen opened fire on worshippers praying in a mosque north of Kabul on Tuesday night, killing seven and wounding twelve, amid a spike in ...

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Eight Afghan soldiers die fighting off Taliban attack

Taliban fighters attacked several government posts on the outskirts of Kunduz

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US conducts first airstrike on Taliban since peace deal

The US launched airstrikes against the Taliban shortly after the militants conducted a string of attacks on policemen and soldiers.

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Pakistan no longer a militant safe haven: Imran Khan

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan insisted that his country is no longer a militant safe haven, and said his administration fully supports the ...

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Iran uses Hollywood film to 'prove' CIA man died

Iranian claims that a top CIA operative died in a plane crash in Afghanistan have been backed with bizarre proof by state media.

Taliban claims American plane 'crashed' in eastern Afghanistan

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Taliban claims American plane 'crashed' in eastern Afghanistan

A US forces aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan, the Taliban claimed on Monday.

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Plane crashes in 'Taliban-controlled' eastern Afghanistan

Social media was rife with suggestions that the plane was from the state-owned Ariana Afghan Airlines - however, the company said the rumours ...

Civilians reportedly killed in US strike on Taliban-affiliated commander

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Civilians reportedly killed in US strike on Taliban-affiliated commander

A US drone strike that killed a Taliban splinter-group commander in Herat is thought to have also caused casualties among civilians.

Taliban kill 23 Afghan soldiers in New Year attacks

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Taliban kill 23 Afghan soldiers in New Year attacks

Nearly two dozen security forces were killed in multiple Taliban attacks across Afghanistan.

Taliban kill 7 Afghan soldiers in northern Afghanistan

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Taliban kill 7 Afghan soldiers in northern Afghanistan

The Taliban have killed 7 Afghan soldiers and injured 6 others in northern Balkh province, a day after killing a US soldier.

Pentagon identifies New Jersey soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Pentagon identifies New Jersey soldier killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon has released information about a US soldier who was killed in roadside bombing in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province.

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Taliban claims killing of US soldier in Afghanistan

A US soldier has been killed in an alleged Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan.

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Afghan roadside bomb explodes during wedding procession

Afghanistan has witnessed another day of violence with civilians, including children, killed.

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Thirty Afghan civilians killed in May US airstrikes: UN

A UN investigation says US airstrikes on Afghan meth labs in May killed at least 30 civilians, however the US disputes the findings, claiming ...

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Taliban launch 'massive' assault on key western Afghan city

Dozens of Taliban fighters assaulted Farah city, the capital of Farah province, early in the day and seized an Afghan army recruitment centre.

American soldier among dead in Taliban bombing

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American soldier among dead in Taliban bombing

The Taliban-claimed blast killed at least ten people, including two NATO soldiers, in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning.

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At least ten dead in 'horrifying' Kabul blast

The Taliban-claimed blast killed at least ten people, including a Romanian soldier, in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning.

Over a dozen killed in latest Kabul blast

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Over a dozen killed in latest Kabul blast

Afghanistan is reeling from three blasts in three days.

Taliban attack rocks Kabul as US envoy visits

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Taliban attack rocks Kabul as US envoy visits

A massive explosion rocked central Kabul while the US special envoy leading talks with the insurgents visited the Afghan capital.

US envoy shares draft peace deal with Afghan leaders

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US envoy shares draft peace deal with Afghan leaders

Washington's special envoy to Afghanistan has said US and Taliban negotiators are 'at the threshold of an agreement' to end 18 years of conflict ...

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