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The defense minister claimed that 146 Taliban fighters, 39 civilians, and 18 soldiers were killed during election day violence. A Taliban suicide assault team killed three policemen in an attack in Kandahar; seven members of the Taliban team were killed in the attack. The Taliban killed 11 civilians in an IED attack in Samangan.

Meet the Sixth Man the Taliban Wanted in the Bergdahl Swap

Afghans ignore Taliban threats and vote again in final test

Taliban Run Into Trouble on Battlefield, but Money Flows Just the Same

Afghans tighten security as Taliban threaten vote

Taliban commander exchanged for Bergdahl coordinated with al Qaeda to attack Northern Alliance the day before 9/11

Mohammad Fazl, one of the five Taliban leaders exchanged for Bowe Bergdahl, played a key role in al Qaeda's military preparations leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

A Taliban suicide bomber killed three Afghan Local Police officers in Ghazni. The Taliban killed seven civilians in an IED attack in Faryab. The US is secretly transferring some of the non-Afghan prisoners held at Bagram to their home countries.

Bergdahl Briefing Fails to Allay Senators' Doubts

IMU involved in suicide assault on Karachi airport

Both the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan have claimed the attack on Jinnah International Airport.

Five US special operations soldiers and an Afghan soldier were killed during fighting in Zabul; they are thought to have been killed in an accidental airstrike by ISAF attack aircraft. ISAF killed 10 Taliban fighters, including Pakistanis, in an airstrike in Kunar. The Taliban killed eight de-miners in Logar and four civilians in an IED attack in Farah, and kidnapped 35 people at a university in Ghazni. Illegal opium production increased by 50 percent since last year; more than $3 billion in profit was made from the drug.

Afghan poppy crop threatening reconstruction

Afghanistan accuses Lashkar-e-Taiba, 'foreign country,' of suicide attack that targeted presidential candidate

Security officials said that the Taliban killed three soldiers in IED attacks, and 13 Taliban fighters died in premature detonations in Sar-i-Pul and Helmand. Security officials also accused the Lashkar-e-Taiba of launching the suicide attack that targeted presidential candidate Dr. Abdullah.

Member of Taliban's elite Supreme Shura among 5 transferred to Qatar

Two court decisions provide insights into the career of Khairullah Khairkhwa, who is one of the five senior Taliban leaders recently transferred to Qatar in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

The Taliban killed seven civilians and five security personnel in yesterday's suicide attack and bombing that targeted presidential candidate Abdullah's car. Security forces killed four Taliban commanders in Helmand. Four Afghan soldiers and 27 Taliban fighters were killed during clashes throughout the country.

The Accelerating Spread of Terrorism

Exclusive: Afghan villagers recall when Bergdahl stumbled into their midst

US vacates Manas base in Central Asia as Russia's clout rises

Afghan parliament approves anti-terrorist financing law

Official: 1,800 US Troops for Afghan Counterterror