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Fierce fighting between the Taliban and Afghan forces in Nimroz left four Taliban dead, including a commander. A roadside bomb killed two women in the Nad-e-Ali district of Helmand. Two Taliban groups in Sar-i-Pul and Baghlan provinces surrendered to the Afghan government.




Opium Revenue Rises 133% in 2011




Afghan boy suicide bombers tell how they are brainwashed into believing they will survive




From Prison To Kabul's Presidential Palace




NATO Envoy Calls for Afghan-led Peace Talks




US 'agrees in principle' to swap Taliban fighters for Bowe Bergdahl




Taliban Statement Highlights Challenge of Peace Effort




The Taliban said they would continue to wage jihad and would not abide by the Afghan constitution. A Taliban suicide bomber killed the district governor of Panjwai in Kandahar, his two sons, and two bodyguards. ISAF killed two Taliban commanders in an airstrike in Kunar.




New Afghanistan assessment reflects split US views




Marines to investigate video




Taliban assassinate key district governor in Afghan south

Sayed Fazuldin Agha was the district governor of Panjwai, a former Taliban bastion in Kandahar. He was instrumental in reconciling local Taliban groups with the Afghan government.


Afghan Taliban vow to continue 'jihad,' reject Afghan constitution

The Taliban insist that the proposed office in Qatar is to be used to conduct a prisoner exchange and educate the international community.


Taliban say Marine abuse tape won't hurt Afghanistan talks




Against Odds, Path Opens Up for US-Taliban Talks




ISAF captures Haqqani operative who facilitates attacks in Faryab




Af-Pak Spats Spread to Singapore




US drone strike in Pakistan ends six-week pause; 4 dead




US says no deal yet for Taliban Qatar office




Security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters and detained 30 more in Balkh. A suicide bomber failed in his attempt to assassinate Kandahar's chief of police after penetrating security at the compound. The Taliban claimed credit for yesterday's suicide assault in Paktika that killed seven people.




Human Rights Watch Warns Against Transfer of Afghan Prisons


 
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