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Afghan troops attack Spanish soldiers on New Year's Eve

Two Afghan soldiers opened fire on Spanish troops; no one was hurt in the attack. There were 44 reported insider, or green-on-blue, attacks in 2012.

Out With The Troops, In With The Afghan Investment?

Afghan-US Pact Ensures Future Security: Sediqi

Afghan Army Deaths on the Rise

In Nigeria, trapped between Islamist radicals and security forces

AP IMPACT: Al-Qaida carves out own country in Mali

ISAF kills 'several' al Qaeda-linked fighters in Kunar raid

The northeastern Afghan province remains a stronghold for al Qaeda despite the surge in US forces. The US conducted 67 raids against al Qaeda and allied groups in Afghanistan in 2012.

The body of a Georgian soldier who has been missing since Dec. 18 has been found; he appears to have been tortured. The Taliban killed an ISAF soldier in an IED attack in the south, and killed one person and destroyed 11 NATO oil tankers in Nangarhar.

A fight for Afghanistan's most famous artifact

Body of missing Georgian soldier found in southern Afghanistan

Daily Times op-ed hits the mark on Pakistani Taliban

Pakistan - EDITORIAL : Taliban diktat

Renewed fighting between Afghan army forces and Taliban fighters in the Kamdesh district in Nuristan left five militants dead and three wounded. Local residents in Logar condemned the Taliban for the recent murders of two day laborers. Family members of those killed in a 2009 airstrike in Kunduz have filed a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit against Germany.

Nations Move to Stem Trade in Bomb Chemicals

Casting doubts: Afghan Taliban reject Kabul Ulema moot

Failure Threatens German Afghan Police Training Mission

Security forces killed five Taliban fighters in Nangarhar. The Taliban released a video of the execution of an Afghan soldier, and killed a policeman in an IED attack in Uruzgan.

Pakistani Taliban release video refuting rumors of leadership rift

hakeemullah-waliur-rahman-Dec2012.jpgThe Pakistani Taliban leaders are seen sitting side by side. Hakeemullah Mehsud also said the Taliban are "willing to get our heads cut off for al Qaeda."

Afghanistan female air force pilots left grounded

Pakistan close Torkham gate at Pak-Afghan border