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Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, Haqqani Network, and HIG commanders and fighters in Helmand, Zabul, Khost, Wardak, and Sar-i-Pul. The Taliban killed a British soldier in Helmand and kidnapped six road workers contracted by the UN in Sar-i-Pul.

Petraeus on Afghanistan's narcotics trade

US ambassador visits Tajik-Afghan border

Taliban employs modern weapons in 'war of words'

Obama faces choice on Petraeus

ISAF targets Taliban commander linked to 'suicide camps' in Afghan north

The Taliban commander targeted in the raid is linked to foreign fighters and suicide training camps in the northern province of Sar-i-Pul.

Security forces killed more than 40 Taliban fighters in Helmand and Kunar and detained several more in Uruzgan and Khost. The Taliban killed two civilians in Uruzgan. The governor of Kunar escaped an assassination attempt.

International conference on Afghan mines to open in London

Afghanistan plans departure of security firms

Pressure mounts on all parties in Afghan war to begin talks

ISAF suspends ground commander, helicopter crew during investigation into civilian deaths in Kunar

The US soldiers have been suspended while an investigation is underway into the deaths of two Afghan boys who were watering a field at nighttime.

Security forces killed and captured several Taliban and Haqqani Network commanders and fighters in Helmand, Kunar, Khost, Paktika, and Nangarhar. ISAF suspended a ground commander and a helicopter crew during an investigation into civilian deaths in Kunar. An Afghan military official said the Taliban killed 21 Afghan soldiers in the past 25 days.

Taliban leaders divided - Afghan national security directorate

US advisers saw early signs of trouble at Afghan Bank

General Petraeus testified to Congress on Afghanistan. The Taliban killed a provincial council member in Laghman and a high school principal in Nangarhar. Security forces killed and captured several Taliban, HIG, and IMU fighters in Helmand, Kandahar, Zabul, Khost, Paktika, and Logar.

Full text of General Petraeus' testimony to Congress

Afghanistan - Senators want defence minister, Peace Council to go

McCain upbeat on Afghan war's progress

Royal Irish Regiment air assault

Taliban bombing campaign hits Afghan north