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Senior Taliban commanders killed in northern Afghanistan




Kabul-Kandahar Highway Embattled as Taliban Intensifies Attacks on Oil Tankers




Pakistan - New TTP group emerges to avenge drone attacks




Insurgents increasing in east Afghanistan, but Afghan army sees gains




Karzai wants US to protect Afghanistan from Pakistan




Al Qaeda 'paramilitary commander,' Haqqani Network leader reported killed in recent drone strike

Abu Saif al Jaziri is an al Qaeda "paramilitary commander"; Maulana Akhtar Zadran is from the same tribe as Mullah Sangeen, who works closely with al Qaeda and is thought to be holding the only US soldier who has been captured in Afghanistan.


Afghanistan military forces fighting in mountainous border still face aggressive fight




Special Report: Taliban Suicide Bombings in Review




Senior Pakistani Taliban leader gunned down in Peshawar




Afghan Taliban say spokesman's hacked email account issued 'fake' statement




Suicide bombers kill 18 Afghan police in 2 attacks in the south

In Uruzgan, a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform detonated at a dining facility, killing 12 policemen. In Kandahar, a suicide bomber killed a border police commander.


Taliban ignoring talks overtures: US official




Afghanistan, Pakistan at loggerheads over peace efforts




Pakistan builds new training centres for Taliban




Taliban deny power-sharing concept with Afghan government




US drones kill 17 in first strike in Pakistan in nearly a month

The strike took place in a village where two senior Haqqani Network leaders have been killed by the US over the past several years.


Taliban launch suicide assault outside base in Kabul

The suicide assault team attacked a base in an area of Kabul where logistics and other contracting companies are located, killing seven people, including four Nepalese guards.


Karzai Choices for Afghan Human Rights Panel Raise Questions




Taliban militants bungle coordinated multi-province terrorist attacks

Afghan security forces disrupted terrorist plots in Kabul City and Jalalabad, but a massive explosion near the Parwan provincial governor's compound caused significant damage. An additional suicide attack failed after the bomber prematurely detonated in Kunduz.


As U.S. Pulls Out, Feuds Split Afghanistan's Ruling Family