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German Military Faces a Difficult Year in Africa and Afghanistan




Uzbeks, Germans reported killed in Pakistan airstrikes

Unconfirmed reports indicate that 33 Uzbeks and three Germans are among those killed in Pakistani airstrikes in North Waziristan.


Pakistan launches airstrikes in North Waziristan after Taliban suicide attacks

Adnan Rasheed, the emir of the Ansar al Aseer Khorasan, appears to have been one of the targets of the airstrikes in the Mir Ali and Datta Khel areas of North Waziristan. Tribesmen claimed the Pakistani Air Force launched indiscriminate attacks on villages.


Afghan Taliban suicide team kills ISAF soldier in assault on base

The suicide assault that targeted an Afghan and Coalition base in Kandahar's Zhari district is the second such attack in Afghanistan in four days.


Taliban attack Pakistani military in Rawalpindi, Bannu




Kabul restaurant attack throws aid work into peril




Afghan Officials Suggest Pakistani Link to Massacre




The end of an era in Kabul: Taliban attack on cherished restaurant shatters illusion of oasis




Afghan Senate Repeats Calls for BSA Signing




Afghan Taliban reject US call for peace talks

Zabihullah Mujahid rejected the US' call for the group to "put down their arms and begin peace talks," a request that was made just one day after a Taliban suicide assault team killed 21 people, including two Americans, at a restaurant in Kabul.


Taliban say Kabul suicide assault was response to ISAF raid in Parwan




Marine killed in Afghanistan is awarded Navy Cross




Taliban suicide assault team targets foreigners in Kabul

Fourteen people, including the International Monetary Fund's representative to Afghanistan, are reported to have been killed in the attack on a restaurant in a secured area of the capital.


Afghan, US forces target Haqqani-linked Taliban leader in Parwan

Qari Nazar Gul, the deputy shadow governor for Parwan province, is linked to the Haqqani Network and "transports weapons, fighters and suicide bombers" into Parwan and Kabul. Ten Taliban fighters, a US Special Forces soldier, and two civilians were killed during the raid.


Recalling Past Threats, Afghans in Tranquil Valley Work to Keep It That Way




Afghan high peace council unaware of secret talks with Taliban




Taliban talks going nowhere despite secret meetings




ISAF confirms Taliban downing of US helicopter in Zabul

It is unclear if the downing of the US Blackhawk in Zabul province, which killed six US soldiers, was caused by RPGS or "if the low-flying aircraft set off a bomb hidden on the ground." Last year, the Islamic Jihad Union tested an anti-helicopter fragmentation mine with the intent of bringing down an Apache.


Report: December helo crash that killed 6 in Afghanistan blamed on enemy




Taliban killings in Pakistani city may be part of pattern