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Afghanistan - Reduced security blamed for Taliban attack




Female suicide bomber kills 4 outside Pakistani hospital




No Deadline Set for Signing Kabul-Washington Security Pact: MOFA




HRW Concerned Over Condition of Afghan Women




The Afghanistan NGO Safety Office reported that Taliban attacks are up 47% the first quarter of this year as compared to last. Officials claimed 20 Taliban fighters were killed in Ghazni.




Afghanistan - MPs Call to Stop Releasing Taliban Prisoners




Navigating the minefields of Kandahar

TICreactb.jpgAs US forces draw down from southern Afghanistan, the evolving IED tactics race enters its final stages.


The Taliban killed 13 members of a pro-government militia in Ghazni, while a suicide bomber killed five policemen and two civilians in Helmand. Security forces killed two Taliban fighters in Laghman and two more in Helmand. Five would-be suicide bombers, including a woman, were detained in Nangarhar.




Senior IMU leader targeted in Samangan province




The Taliban killed four civilians in an attack on a police checkpoint in Helmand. Seventeen girls were hospitalized after being poisoned at school in Takhar. General Dunford said the Taliban continue to benefit from safe havens in Pakistan.




Afghan violence cutting more civilians off from healthcare, warns Red Cross




Afghanistan - Cross-border insurgent attacks increasing in east




IMU lauds another German killed in US drone strike

Samir-Hatour-IMU-tape.jpgGerman Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan leaders Yassin and Mounir Chouka and other top IMU figures praised Samir Hatour, who was killed by the US in a strike in North Waziristan in March 2012.


Taliban in Qatar see no early peace talks with US: sources




The Taliban kidnapped and then beheaded four members of the Afghan security forces in Jawzjan. The Red Crescent suspended work in northern Afghanistan after two of its workers were killed and two more injured in an attack in Jawzjan. Joint security forces detained a senior Taliban leader in Helmand and a Haqqani leader in Paktia. Haqqani facilitator Khaliq Mir died in a joint operation in Khost.




Afghan commandos killed a Taliban commander and 21 of his fighters, and captured 17 more during a raid in the Bati Kot district in Nangarhar. General Dunford said that US forces should remain in Afghanistan after 2014.




A Question of Morality: Germany's Afghan Staff Fear Reprisals




Some Hopeful Signs out of the Afghan Army




The kidnapped chief of a university in Balkh was found dead; his son blamed former jihadist leaders in the area for the crime. Afghan commandos killed 22 insurgents in Nangarhar. Seven civilians died in a roadside bombing in Zabul.




Islamist agitation fuels unrest in Bangladesh


 
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