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The Taliban killed five policemen in an IED attack in Herat and closed a girls school in Ghazni after killing the headmaster. More than 100 schoolgirls are thought to have been poisoned in Balkh. Security forces detained several Taliban fighters in Helmand, Ghazni, and Wardak.




Security forces killed 29 Taliban fighters in Paktika, Paktia, Ghazni, and Kabul. The Taliban killed seven Afghan policemen in the east and west, and four education officials in Paktika. NATO plans to apologize for recent airstrikes that killed civilians.




Afghanistan no longer worst place for mothers: report




Security and stability in Afghanistan: progress and risk

The Department of Defense's semi-annual report on Afghanistan says it is making progress towards security and stability. But progress needs to be considered alongside risks. And risks are high and increasing.


Afghan officials claimed 20 civilians, including women and children, were killed in ISAF airstrikes in Helmand and Badghis. The Taliban killed three ISAF soldiers in an attack in the south.




Afghan government slams Taliban spring offensive




US denies use of prisoners as bargaining chips




Secret US program releases high-level insurgents in exchange for pledges of peace




Afghanistan: Iranian news agency reporter held on spying charges




Two Taliban insurgent leaders killed during combined operation in Faryab




Nangarhar: Khogyani Militants Force Closure of Schools Over Insurgent's Arrest




Pakistan to attend Afghan summit in US amid tensions




The Taliban killed six Afghan soldiers in Badghis and an ISAF soldier in the south. An Afghan soldier killed an ISAF soldier in the south. Security forces killed two Taliban commanders and three fighters in Badghis, and killed several fighters in Helmand.




Reports Say Taliban Attacks Paktika Province




Afghanistan - New Commission to Protect Taliban Who Wish to Negotiate




Citing security, US abandons consulate site in Afghanistan




Taliban stronger than before US troop surge: lawmakers




Another 'green on blue' attack in Afghanistan




The Taliban killed five policemen in Nangarhar and a teacher in Wardak. ISAF killed a Taliban commander and six fighters in an airstrike in Wardak and five more in an airstrike in Faryab.




Al Qaeda's revenge in Bajaur


 
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