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Many surge troops 'already in Afghanistan'

Outbound mortar

A Taliban commander and more than 20 fighters were killed in a US airstrike on a base in Kunar province. A Taliban commander and three fighters, and four policemen were killed in a clash in Badghis province. Afghan and Coalition forces detained several Haqqani Network and Taliban fighters in Khost, Paktika, and Zabul. The mayor of Kabul was sentenced to four years in prison for corruption.

Mountain landings

$10 million is smuggled out of Afghanistan daily, official says

US surge greeted with fear by Afghans travelling on the road to Kandahar

Jones: Bin Laden still spends time in Afghanistan

Ongoing offensive kills 15 Taliban fighters in southern Afghanistan

Gates: US in Afghanistan 2 to 4 more years

Afghan and Coalition forces killed 17 Taliban fighters in Laghman, Wardak, and Kandahar provinces and detained four Taliban fighters in Kandahar and Ghazni provinces. Afghan forces killed two Haqqani Network fighters in Paktika. The Taliban killed one US soldier in the South.

Taliban attack Pakistani Army in 'pro-government' region in South Waziristan

One Pakistani soldier was killed after a platoon of Taliban fighters attacked a checkpoint in Wana. The area is controlled by Mullah Nazir, who signed a peace agreement with the military.

Coalition and Afghan forces killed three Taliban fighters in Helmand and another in Laghman. Security forces also detained two Taliban shadow district leaders in Jauzjan and a senior Taliban facilitator and several fighters in Logar.

Marines give Afghan police the drill

Taliban says it won't meddle in West if troops are withdrawn

US has 'no intention' of Afghanistan exit in 2011

Marines fire opening salvo to retake Helmand

The operation to reclaim northern and central Helmand from the Taliban has begun as an additional 9,000 Marines are heading to Helmand.

Pakistani offensive pushes extremists, Petraeus says

NATO talks leave commander 'extremely confident™

Afghan immigrant likely to face more charges in alleged terror plot

Canadian troops discover grim results of Taliban rule