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US, Afghan forces kill more civilians than insurgents do: UN
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US, Afghan forces kill more civilians than insurgents do: UN

Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by the US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released today revealed.
Afghanistan: Army helicopter crash kills all 25 on board
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Afghanistan: Army helicopter crash kills all 25 on board

Due to bad weather, an army helicopter carrying senior officials has crashed today in Farah province, Afghanistan, killing all 25 onboard.
Taliban kills 10 Afghanistan security forces in separate assaults
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Taliban kills 10 Afghanistan security forces in separate assaults

In two separate incidents, the Taliban today killed at least 10 Afghan police and military officers, officials said.
Afghanistan: Taliban attacks military security-post, police-checkpoint; 19 killed, 13 injured
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Afghanistan: Taliban attacks military security-post, police-checkpoint; 19 killed, 13 injured

The Taliban fighters tried to overrun a military security post in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz, using artillery shells, which killed 15 soldiers and injured 13.
Big hugs, selfies among Taliban, Afghan forces as ceasefire holds
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Big hugs, selfies among Taliban, Afghan forces as ceasefire holds

Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged and took selfies with each other in eastern Afghanistan today, as an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country held for the second day of Eid.
Taliban raid on Afghan military base kills 17: Officials
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Taliban raid on Afghan military base kills 17: Officials

At least 17 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters stormed a military base in western Afghanistan, hours before the group announced a ceasefire.
Taliban agrees to ceasefire with Afghan forces for Eid
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Taliban agrees to ceasefire with Afghan forces for Eid

The Taliban has today announced a three-day ceasefire with Afghan security forces for Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, though it said operations against "foreign occupiers" would continue.
5 police officers killed in Taliban attack in Kandahar province
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5 police officers killed in Taliban attack in Kandahar province

At least five Afghan police officers have been killed in a Taliban attack on their patrol in southern Kandahar province, an official said.
Multiple terror attacks strike Afghanistan leaving at least 24 dead
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Multiple terror attacks strike Afghanistan leaving at least 24 dead

At least 24 people have been killed and several others injured in four different terror attacks in Afghanistan.

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