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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

The end of an era in Kabul: Taliban attack on cherished restaurant shatters illusion of oasis

The Taliban killed three policemen and two soldiers in Sar-i-Pul, Kandahar, and Uruzgan, and three civilians in Helmand. The Taliban denounced the US's offer of peace talks. President Karzai said the US must end airstrikes in Afghanistan before the Bilateral Security Agreement is signed.

Afghan Senate Repeats Calls for BSA Signing

Afghan Taliban reject US call for peace talks

Zabihullah Mujahid rejected the US' call for the group to "put down their arms and begin peace talks," a request that was made just one day after a Taliban suicide assault team killed 21 people, including two Americans, at a restaurant in Kabul.

A Taliban suicide assault team killed 21 people, including 13 foreigners, in an attack at a restaurant in Kabul yesterday. The Taliban said the suicide assault was carried out to avenge a raid in Parwan. The Taliban killed four border policemen in Khost, three soccer players in Kandahar, and an intelligence officer in Uruzgan. The US killed nine Taliban fighters, including five Pakistanis, in an airstrike in Nuristan.