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Coalition Plays Down Afghan Reports of Major Battle in Helmand

The Taliban launched small-scale attacks against several police outposts in the Sangin district in Helmand province; 26 Taliban fighters, including "Pakistanis and Chechens," and 10 policemen were killed in the clashes over the past two days. Six security guards at a dam in Herat were killed in an IED attack. Eighty schoolgirls were poisoned in Faryab.

Afghan peace lost in transition worries

Applying Early Lessons to Build Afghan Security

A Taliban suicide bomber killed the head of the provincial council in Baghlan and 13 Afghans. Security forces killed two Taliban fighters in Paktika and two more in Wardak.

Taliban aims victory after NATO pullout from Afghanistan: Azimi

Taliban suicide bomber assassinates senior politician in Afghan north

The head of the provincial council in Baghlan province and 13 others were killed by a Taliban suicide bomber who was dressed as a policeman.

Ministry of Defence To Mobilise Paktika Forces: Officials

Afghanistan to Sign Security Agreement Once the War Ends

Prominent anti-Taliban police chief killed in western Afghanistan

Police Officers Are Targets in Wave of Afghan Violence

Efforts to Strengthen Afghan Law on Women May Backfire

The Taliban killed nine people and wounded dozens more in a secured upscale neighborhood in Kandahar, and killed two more Afghans in bombings in Khost and Paktika. The Taliban assassinated a district police chief in Farah.

Angry Afghan MPs halt debate on women's rights

Security forces killed nine Taliban fighters in an airstrike in Paktika province and seven more in Ghazni. Russia is considering deploying troops to the Afghan-Tajik border, citing a "general destabilization of the situation" in northern Afghanistan.

ISAF targets al Qaeda facilitator in eastern Afghanistan

The International Security Assistance Force has balked at mentioning al Qaeda in press releases since the end of January.

A Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin suicide bomber killed 6 Americans and nine Afghans in an attack in Kabul. Special operations forces targeted an al Qaeda-linked Taliban commander in Kunar province.

Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin suicide bomber in Kabul kills 6 Americans, 9 Afghans

The Taliban's spring offensive promised a renewed focus on suicide attacks targeting ISAF forces. Today's suicide bombing in a residential area also injured 39 Afghan civilians.

Afghanistan imposes $1b illegitimate taxes on US-funded projects

Afghanistan - Zahir Qadir Must Provide Capital Legitimizing Documents: Analysts