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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.

Taliban say Kabul suicide assault was response to ISAF raid in Parwan

Marine killed in Afghanistan is awarded Navy Cross

Taliban suicide assault team targets foreigners in Kabul

Fourteen people, including the International Monetary Fund's representative to Afghanistan, are reported to have been killed in the attack on a restaurant in a secured area of the capital.

With Afghan drawdown ongoing, US to set up center in Bahrain to continue anti-drug efforts

Afghan, US forces target Haqqani-linked Taliban leader in Parwan

Qari Nazar Gul, the deputy shadow governor for Parwan province, is linked to the Haqqani Network and "transports weapons, fighters and suicide bombers" into Parwan and Kabul. Ten Taliban fighters, a US Special Forces soldier, and two civilians were killed during the raid.

Ten Taliban fighters, an ISAF soldier, and two civilians were killed after Afghan and Coalition forces targeted a Haqqani Network-linked Taliban commander in Parwan province. President Karzai claimed ISAF killed seven children during the Parwan clash. Security forces killed four Taliban fighters in Herat.

One Taliban fighter and one policeman were killed during a clash in Sar-i-Pul. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in a firefight in the east. The Taliban are circulating a video of the only US soldier in their custody. The US inspector general said the counternarcotics effort is failing.

Security guards killed a suicide bomber in Kabul. Three Afghan Local Police officers were stabbed to death by the Taliban with the help of their colleagues. Seven of the 88 prisoners that the government wants to free from Bagram are involved in green-on-blue attacks. Twenty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Baghlan.

7 Afghans involved in green-on-blue attacks may be freed

Recalling Past Threats, Afghans in Tranquil Valley Work to Keep It That Way

A suicide bomber killed two policemen in the capital of Kabul. Security forces killed three Taliban fighters. Eighty Taliban fighters reconciled with the government in Baghlan; another 19 did the same in Herat. 'Reconciled' fighters often return to the Taliban at the beginning of the fighting season.

Afghan high peace council unaware of secret talks with Taliban

Afghan border police: 'Rebels receiving arms from Pakistan'

ISAF confirmed that the Taliban downed a US helicopter on Dec. 17, 2013, killing six US soldiers. Police killed three Taliban fighters. Two more Taliban fighters died in a premature detonation in Nangarhar.

Taliban talks going nowhere despite secret meetings