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2 policemen, 10 Taliban gunmen killed in Afghanistan's Zabul

2 policemen, 10 Taliban gunmen killed in Afghanistan's Zabul

Two policemen and 10 Taliban gunmen have been killed in clashes in southern Zabul province.

47 prisoners freed from two Taliban prisons in northern Afghanistan

47 prisoners freed from two Taliban prisons in northern Afghanistan

Afghan commandos have freed 47 prisoners from two Taliban jails in northern Baghlan and Kunduz provinces, officials said on Tuesday.

Taliban leader says no ceasefire as US envoy heads to region

Taliban leader says no ceasefire as US envoy heads to region

The Taliban's leader said Saturday the insurgents will not call a ceasefire any time soon, even as a US envoy was heading to the region for a fresh round of peace talks.

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack police headquarters in northern Afghanistan

A Taliban fighter driving a Humvee packed with explosives blew himself up outside a police headquarters in the northern Afghan city of Pul-e-Khumri and other fighters opened fire on security forces there

US, Taliban hold new round of talks in Doha

US, Taliban hold new round of talks in Doha

Qatar said on Thursday it welcomed a new round of talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban being held in Doha.

More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces than by insurgents: UN

More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces than by insurgents: UN

Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed.

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

Afghan communications ministry attacked, seven killed

At least seven people were killed in an attack on the Afghan communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday

Taliban kill 12 Afghan security forces in western Afghanistan

Taliban kill 12 Afghan security forces in western Afghanistan

Taliban fighters have killed 12 security forces in the last 48 hours in clashes in Afghanistan's western province of Badghis, the defence ministry said Monday.

At least 19 killed by Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

At least 19 killed by Taliban attacks in Afghanistan

At least 19 security forces were killed in a series of Taliban attacks in the provinces Badghis and Sar-e Pul, officials said on Monday.

Afghan vice president survives three Taliban ambushes

Afghan vice president survives three Taliban ambushes

Afghan Vice President General Abdul Rasheed Dostum escaped three ambushes by Taliban militants on his way to his home village late on Saturday, officials said.

Taliban kill nine police in checkpoint assault

Taliban kill nine police in checkpoint assault

Nine Afghan policemen were killed when Taliban fighters stormed their checkpoints and launched a follow-up ambush in the eastern Afghanistan city of Ghazni, officials said Saturday.

Air strikes kill a dozen Afghans, battle intensifies in Taliban strongholds

Air strikes kill a dozen Afghans, battle intensifies in Taliban strongholds

Air strikes in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz killed about a dozen civilians on Saturday, local officials said, as battle intensified there and in southern Helmand province.