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Coalition makes steady progress in Helmand province

Talks with Taliban to be discussed at Kabul Conference

NATO trainers increase literacy in Afghan forces

Coalition forces killed three Taliban commanders and seven fighters in an airstrike in Kunduz; and detained two Taliban commanders, a sub-commander, two facilitators, and several fighters in Kabul, Helmand, Nangarhar, and Zabul. Four Taliban fighters died in a premature detonation in Paktika. The Taliban killed two ISAF soldiers and kidnapped five health workers in Kandahar.

US Predator strike kills 10 in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first in 16 days.

Elusive game in Afghanistan

US Marines battle the Taliban for control of Musa Qala

Marines from the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment wage a counterinsurgency in Musa Qala after months of fighting on the peripheries of the district center.

Afghans to form local forces to fight Taliban

What Kandahar residents say about the Afghanistan war: It's complicated

Karzai approves village defense forces

Petraeus gets Karzai to back "community watch on steroids" program

Militancy in Africa

Reliability of Afghan army called into question by Pentagon

3 ISAF troops killed repelling Taliban assault in Kandahar

Five civilians were also killed while defending a headquarters for the Afghan National Civil Order Police in Kandahar City from a Taliban assault.

The Taliban killed nine civilians in an IED attack in Helmand, four ISAF soldiers in an IED attack and another in a small arms attack in the south, and a policeman in an IED attack in Kandahar. Three ISAF soldiers and five civilian contractors were killed while repelling a Taliban assault on a police station in Kandahar. Security forces killed three Taliban fighters in Ghazni and detained an undisclosed number in Kandahar and Helmand.

Afghan villagers battle the Taliban in Ghazni

US may label Pakistan militants as terrorists

Afghanistan - NATO sees Taliban in power in case of early departure

Holbrooke: Afghan peace outreach to gain steam

Karzai, Petraeus in talks on Afghan militias: spokesman