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A suicide bomber killed two Afghans in an attack outside a district center in Paktika. Five civilians were killed in two separate IED attacks in Ghazni and Uruzgan. The military said 14 Taliban fighters were killed in fighting in Wardak and Paktika.

Steeped in ancient mysticism, passion of Sufis infuriates Taliban

The Taliban killed four civilians in an IED attack in Kandahar and a US soldier in an insider attack in Paktia, and kidnapped four Afghan soldiers in Kunduz. A suicide bomber killed only himself in an attack in the capital of Helmand. Security forces detained a Taliban commander in Sar-i-Pul.

Pentagon Contractor Used Iran for Project

Afghan Taliban vows justice for communist regime mass killers

The Taliban killed 11 border policemen in Kandahar, two ISAF soldiers in the east, and an intelligence official in Kunduz. Also in Kandahar, an Afghan policeman killed five of his colleagues. Afghan officials said that security forces killed 27 Taliban fighters in Farah, 12 in Kapisa, and four more in Nangarhar. "Gunmen" kidnapped five election officials in Faryab.

An Afghan soldier killed three US Special Forces troops in an attack at a base in Paktia. The Afghan military claimed that 15 Taliban fighters, including a district shadow governor, were killed in Kapisa. The US killed a Taliban commander and three fighters in an airstrike in Kunar. The Taliban freed seven Afghan soldiers who were captured during an ambush last week in Badakhshan.

Taliban using internet in propaganda war

Pakistan frees Mullah Baradar

BSA a Necessity to Ensure Security in Afghanistan: Brig. Gen. Blackburn

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