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A suicide bomber killed two soldiers and two civilians, including a journalist, and wounded 22 more Afghans in an attack on a bus in Kabul. Teh Taliban claimed credit for the attack. The Taliban also killed six civilians in an IED attack in Helmand and two policemen in another bombing in Khost.




Afghanistan Exit Is Seen as Peril to Drone Mission




False claims in Afghan accusations on US raid add to doubts on Karzai




As Afghan War closes, allies see broader American pullback




President Hamid Karzai said he would not sign a security deal with the US unless the US can start meaningful negotiations with the Taliban. "If the US is not willing to accept our conditions, they can leave anytime," Karzai said. Security forces killed seven Taliban fighters in Farah. The Taliban gunned down a member of a polio vaccination team in Helmand.




The Taliban killed six policemen while seizing an outpost in Faryab. Yesterday, the Taliban killed five young men in a shooting at a volleyball match in Laghman province. A suicide bomber killed only himself while targeting a candidate for vice president.




Afghanistan - Sharp rise in kidnappings worries Nangarharis




US General Predicts More Violence in Afghanistan




US Cuts Afghan Development Aid By Half




State Department deputy spokesperson mischaracterizes al Qaeda




In lieu of Afghan security pact, NATO must remain flexible, defense chiefs say




German Military Faces a Difficult Year in Africa and Afghanistan




Fourteen Taliban fighters died in a premature detonation in Helmand. A Taliban commander, a police officer, and a militiaman loyal to General Dostum were killed during clashs in Faryab. A video of an Afghan Member of Parliament from Parwan calling for jihad against the US has emerged.




Afghanistan cracks down on commercials that favor US troops




Uzbeks, Germans reported killed in Pakistan airstrikes

Unconfirmed reports indicate that 33 Uzbeks and three Germans are among those killed in Pakistani airstrikes in North Waziristan.


Yesterday, a Taliban suicide assault team killed an ISAF soldier and two civilians in an attack on a base in Kandahar. Security forces killed 16 Taliban fighters, including a leader in Ghazni, during raids throughout the country. The Taliban killed three civlians in an IED attack in Kandahar.




Turkish authorities arrest ex-Gitmo detainee in raids against al Qaeda cells

An ex-Guantanamo detainee, Ibrahim Sen, was arrested in Turkey on Jan. 14. Sen is accused of being an important al Qaeda facilitator and leader.


Afghan Taliban suicide team kills ISAF soldier in assault on base

The suicide assault that targeted an Afghan and Coalition base in Kandahar's Zhari district is the second such attack in Afghanistan in four days.


Kabul restaurant attack throws aid work into peril




Afghan Officials Suggest Pakistani Link to Massacre


 
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