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Taliban address al Qaeda in Afghanistan

The governor of Logar province was assassinated as he spoke in a mosque. The Taliban killed a British soldier as he was on patrol in Helmand. Afghan officials claimed that ISAF airstrikes killed seven "militants."

Jihadists assassinate governor in key Afghan province

The attack is similar to other assassinations, such as those that killed Ahmed Shah Massoud and Burhanuddin Rabbani, that were carried out by al Qaeda and the Taliban.

Votes sell for about $5 in Afghanistan as presidential race begins.

The Taliban killed a border police commander, three policemen, and a cleric in Kandahar. A suicide bomber killed himself as he was being treated in a hospital in Paktia. A pro-Taliban cleric from Pakistan claimed the Afghan government would free Pakistanis in custody.

A suicide bomber killed two policemen and a civilian in Nangarhar. A member of the Afghan security forces killed an ISAF solider in Paktika. The Taliban killed two children in Kunar for spying for the government.

Govt to probe training to Syrian rebels: Karzai

ISAF soldier killed in latest insider attack in eastern Afghanistan

The attack took place in Paktika province, a stronghold of the Haqqani Network. There have been four such attacks against ISAF personnel in less than a month.

Dispute on immunity for US troops blocks Afghan-US security pact

The Inevitable Rise Of Al-Qaeda in Libya

Partial Afghan security deal reached, Kerry says

Forbidden Love And Execution Leaves Afghan Mullah Crying Foul

The US military captured Latif Mehsud, a top leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, during an operation in Logar. Latif was being escorted by Afghan intelligence officials. The Taliban killed a policeman in Logar.

Fazlur Rahman arrives in Kabul, meets Karzai

Afghanistan - On International Girl's Day, Violence Against Women Trends Worry UN

US grabs Pakistani Taliban commander from Afghan intel

Latif Mehsud, a top deputy to Hakeemullah Mehsud, the emir of the al Qaeda-linked Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, is said to have been captured by US forces while being escorted by the NDS after conducting a meeting to exchange Afghan prisoners for cash.

UN extends NATO force in Afghanistan for last time

The government claimed security forces killed 26 Taliban fighters while retaking a base in Daykundi; the Taliban denied the report. Six Taliban fighters were killed in Badghis; four more died in a premature detonation in Kunar. A suicide bomber killed four civilians in Khost.

Taliban denies Pakistan freed Mullah Baradar

Five Taliban fighters and seven civilians were killed during a series of clashes and IED attacks throughout the country. Security forces captured two suicide and IED attack facilitators during a raid in Takhar and two Taliban fighters in Kandahar.