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The Taliban killed five soldiers and five Afghan Local Police officers in attacks in Paktia, Laghman, and Jawzjan, and two ISAF troops in the east. The Taliban claimed it shot down a US Air Force AC-130 gunship.

Mullah Adbul Qayoum Zakir, a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay, has resigned as the Taliban's military leader due to "ill health." Security forces killed five Taliban fighters, including Pakistanis, in Paktika province. Abdullah Abdullah claimed he won the first round on the presidential elections.

Head of Taliban's military commission resigns due to 'ill health'

Although Mullah Adbul Qayoum Zakir, a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay, has resigned as the military leader, he is still "a member of the Leadership Council of Islamic Emirate and is busy working in other important Jihadi works."

Afghan Taliban broker ceasefire between rival TTP factions

An Afghan policeman gunned down three Americans at a hospital in Kabul. Security forces killed eight Taliban fighters, including several Pakistanis, in Ghazni. The Taliban killed a child in a bombing in Zabul.

Afghan policeman guns down 3 Americans at hospital in Kabul

A police officer guarding the CURE hospital in Kabul turned his gun on Americans, killing three and wounding another.

Afghan Taliban confirms death of shadow governors for Kunar, Kandahar

Noor Qasim Sabari and Abdul Wasi' Azzam, the shadow governors of Kunar and Kandahar respectively, were killed in military operations over the past month.

Hole in Afghan budget stirs unease as West starts packing bags

Security Eroding in Northern Afghanistan after German Withdrawal

335 ISAF military bases handed over to Afghanistan

Two prison guards and one Taliban fighter were killed in a jailbreak in Faryab that freed at least two prisoners. Six Taliban fighters and a commander, and two soldiers were killed in a military operation in Laghman. A US soldier who was wounded last weekend during fighting in Logar has died of his injuries.

Abu Hamza used 'cover of religion' to recruit terrorists, court hears

Is the 'Taliban's negotiator' under house arrest in the UAE?

Afghanistan economic growth falls sharply in 2013: ADB

Blunders by British generals allowed Taliban to carry out attack on Camp Bastion while Prince Harry was in Afghanistan

Afghan economy facing serious revenue shortage

Afghan villagers rise up against Taliban in Nangarhar province

Trial of jihadist cleric expected to highlight ex-Guantanamo detainee's al Qaeda role

Feroz Ali Abbasi was once held at Guantanamo and US officials have accused him of agreeing to take part in al Qaeda's attacks against the West. He was transferred to Britain in 2005, but his story is a key part of the case against Abu Hamza al Masri, whose trial began this week in New York.

Anxious China emerges as diplomatic player in Afghanistan

Pakistan - 108 kidnapped tribesmen released