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Suicide bombers killed 10 Afghans, including a prominent tribal leader, in Kunar, and wounded 13 more in Kandahar and Kapisa. The Taliban killed five road workers in Nangarhar and a civilian in Logar. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, Haqqani Network, IMU, and HIG commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Faryab, Khost, Nangarhar, Paktika, Wardak, Logar, and Ghazni.

Interview with NATO Head Rasmussen: 'There is no military solution to the Libya conflict'

Suicide bomber kills pro-government tribal leader, 9 Afghans in Kunar

Haji Malik Zarin led Kunar's High Peace Council. The Taliban denied it carried out the attack.

Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, Haqqani Network, and HIG commanders and fighters in Helmand, Ghazni, Zabul, Khost, Wardak, Logar, Nangarhar, and Jawzjan. The Taliban killed a government official in Helmand and three children in Faryab. Thirty Taliban fighters surrendered to the government.

Afghan peace council urges opening of Taliban office in Turkey

Special ops troops continue to hunt 'mythical' AQ/Taliban creatures in Afghanistan

US troops await Taliban in south Afghan valley

Mountaintop landing

Taliban occupy abandoned US outpost in Kunar

A commander said the Taliban will establish "a permanent base" there, swore allegiance to Mullah Omar, and said his forces will continue to attack US troops until they "reach the gates of America."

Anti-Western messages grow among Afghanistan's imams

ISAF targets Taj Mir Jawad Network in Khost

Taliban try soft power

US, Pakistan intel chiefs aim to rebuild trust

Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Kandahar, Helmand, Laghman, Baghlan, Paktika, and Sar-i-Pul. A policeman and three Taliban fighters were killed in fighting in Nimroz. The Taliban killed a police officer in Sar-i-Pul and an ISAF soldier in the east. Fifty Taliban fighters renounced violence in Kandahar.

Taliban move in to former US bases in Pech

Insurgents plant mines to prevent destruction of poppy fields

Aggressive Marine tactics thin enemy ranks, alter Taliban tactics

US envoy tries to patch up ties with Pakistan

The most wanted Taliban commanders in Afghanistan

A look at some of the Taliban leaders who are at the top of the special operations groups' target list.

War pulls apart Afghan families