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Taliban ambush policemen in northern Afghan province

The Taliban ambushed Afghan forces just after the military ended what it claimed was a successful operation to clear the Wardoj district in Badakhshan. More that 20 Afghan policemen are reported to have been killed and an additional 24 are missing.


The Taliban gunned down the head of the election commission in Kunduz. A former senator from Sar-i-Pul has joined the Taliban. Security forces captured the Taliban's finance minister for Farah. Afghan officials claimed US drones killed six Taliban fighters in Kunar. Three policemen were killed in infighting in Helmand.




Freed Taliban commander now leads the fight in northern Afghan province




UN Official Presses Karzai on Rights Panel Appointees




Pakistani Cleric Claims Taliban Will Regain Power, Kabul Responds




The Taliban killed seven civilians in an IED attack in Nimroz and shot a senior female police officer in Helmand. The military claimed it killed 50 Taliban fighters in Helmand's Sangin district; a report by the NYT said the military is losing control of Sangin.




Freedom of Mullah Baradar by Pakistan key for Afghan peace




Taliban releases 'pointless' for Afghan peace: Afghan officials




A Taliban suicide bomber killed three civilians in an attack outside of Kandahar Airbase. Security forces killed eight Taliban fighters in Kunar. Afghan special forces killed a Taliban commander in Herat.




With pullout looming, NATO forces disassembling larger Afghan bases




In Afghanistan drawdown, US forced to take costly option in transporting military gear out




Seven Taliban fighters and two Afghan security forces were killed in a Taliban suicide assault that targeted the US Consulate in Herat. A Taliban suicide bomber wounded 24 Afghans in an attack in Paktika.




ISAF reconsiders Afghan basing plans




US seeks to move more gear out of Afghanistan via Pakistan - News




Taliban launch suicide assault on US Consulate in Herat

The Taliban assault team breached the security perimeter and fought with Afghan security forces and US special operations forces before being killed.


Afghan Army Struggles in District Under Siege




Eighteen Taliban fighters and four civilians were killed in clashes in Helmand; two soldiers and seven more Taliban fighters were killed in Herat and Ghazni. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said the US has no "comprehensive anti-corruption strategy."




Afghan Forces Launch Joint Operation in Kunar




The Taliban killed seven people in an IED attack in Ghazni and four more in a similar bombing in Helmand. Four Afghan soldiers were wounded in a suicide bombing outside a base in Logar. Security forces killed a Taliban "sub-commander" in Badakhshan and three fighters in Kabul.




Pakistan to free Taliban leader Mullah Baradar

Mullah Omar's former deputy, who was detained in Karachi in 2010, will be freed in Pakistan, not Afghanistan.
 
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