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Missile strikes from Pakistan not a threat: Border police chief

Women and children killed in Helmand explosions

The Taliban killed eight civilians in an IED attack in Helmand. Two Taliban fighters in Baghlan died in a premature detonation while planting an IED. Security forces killed five Taliban fighters in Faryab. The head of the Independent Election Commission said the Taliban can run for president.

Taliban Hits Region Seen as 'Safest' for Afghans

An Afghan policeman killed two British soldiers in an insider attack in Helmand; the policeman escaped. The head of the provincial council for Uruzgan dodged an assassination attempt.

Germany Eager to See Taliban Leader Rahman Behind Bars

Not our mandate to defend Afghanistan from foreign attacks: ISAF

Afghan Senators Urge Tougher Line Against Taliban

No Sign Pakistan is Combating Insurgency: Afghan Interior Minister

Afghan policeman kills 2 British soldiers in Helmand

There have been 40 green-on-blue attacks reported so far this year, resulting in the deaths of 59 ISAF military and civilian personnel.

Security forces killed five Taliban fighters and two civilians during operations in Ghazni. The Taliban killed two Afghan soldiers in an IED attack in Helmand. "Gunmen" kidnapped 13 people in Ghor.

Saudi Arabia to build major Islamic center in Afghanistan

Two Taliban fighters died in a premature detonation while they were planting bombs at a picnic area in Uruzgan. The NDS denied Pakistani claims that Swat Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah is sheltering in Kunar.

Bomber Targets Afghan Province's Leaders

Iran Uses Aid to Build Afghan Influence

The Taliban took five people off of a bus traveling on the Kabul-Kandahar highway and executed them. Security forces detained a suicide bomber who was planning to target senior security officials in Baghlan.

Psy-ops: Tuning the Afghans into radio

A suicide bomber killed 40 people, including 19 security and intelligence personnel, in an attack outside a mosque in Faryab. A former Taliban leader who defected to the government along with 11 fighters last year was gunned down in Faryab.

Commentary: A Ray of Hope -- Afghan Special Operations Forces

British Army medic and Royal Marine were not shot dead by own forces