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The three women were killed in two separate attacks in the restive eastern city of Jalalabad, officials said.

In a surprise announcement, Ashraf Ghani dismissed two leading ministers charged with the country's faltering security

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.

Afghan judge shot dead in Jalalabad ambush

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Afghan judge shot dead in Jalalabad ambush

Judge Hafizullah was attacked as he headed to work in a motor trishaw and shot dead.

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Eight Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

The attack comes just days after the Pentagon accused the Taliban of not living up to promises made in a deal signed with Washington last year.

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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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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", ...

Gunmen shoot Afghan TV journalist dead

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Gunmen shoot Afghan TV journalist dead

A female news anchor and her driver was shot dead.

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At least 11 Afghan women killed in stampede

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 ...

Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

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Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

Eight killed in attack targeting Afghan governor

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Eight killed in attack targeting Afghan governor

At least 8 people were killed and dozens more wounded when an attacker rammed his explosives-filled vehicle into a governor's convoy in ...

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.

Dozens killed in fighting as Afghan peace talks continue

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Dozens killed in fighting as Afghan peace talks continue

Negotiators from both sides are currently meeting in Qatar but fighting has continued at home in the Nangarhar province.

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Virus and war pushes Afghans towards opium farming

The coronavirus lockdown in Afghanistan has worsened the pre-existing jobs shortage, to the point where many are turning to lucrative poppy fields to make quick cash

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Afghanistan flash floods kill over 100

At least 100 people have been killed in flash floods that have thrashed Afghanistan, reports confirmed.

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Flash floods kill at least 46 in Afghanistan

Flash floods killed at least 46 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Afghan city of Charikar.

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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.

Calm across Afghanistan as ceasefire holds on day two

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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

Flash flooding kills dozens of children in Afghan village

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Flash flooding kills dozens of children in Afghan village

Fifteen children under five and one woman were killed as dozens of houses collapsed due to flash flooding in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban propose potential Afghan talks timeline as violence soars

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Taliban propose potential Afghan talks timeline as violence soars

The Taliban are prepared to engage in peace talks with the government after Eid al-Adha.

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