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Two Taliban fighters and a civilian were killed during fighting in Farah. An Afghan soldier killed an ISAF soldier in the south. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in the south. HIG suspended peace talks with the Afghan government.

Afghanistan Trip Report IV: Crossing the Salang

Thwarted Attack Highlights Afghan Local Police Force

US Trying to Locate Captured Soldier, Pentagon Says

Afghan women fade from White House focus as exit nears

3rd phase of security transition to start on Sunday

Obama, Rasmussen Agree Nato Summit Will Focus on Afghanistan

A suicide assault team killed two policemen and three civilians in Paktika; the six suicide bombers were also killed. The Taliban killed eight Afghans in Helmand and four policemen in Badghis. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Uruzgan, Paktia, and Ghazni.

Family lobbies for soldier to be included in Taliban prisoner swap

P.O.W. Is Focus of Talks on Taliban Prisoner Swap

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