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Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed, Afghans confirm  Afghanistan's spy agency has confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed, after the US targeted him in a drone strik...   Afghan Taliban announce successor to Mullah Mansour  The Afghan Taliban have announced new leader Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike US journalist and translator killed in Afghan ambush   David Gilkey of National Public Radio (NPR) and a translator have been killed in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan MP Sher Wali Wardak killed in Kabul bomb blast   Afghan lawmaker Sher Wali Wardak and at least three other people have been killed in a bomb explosion in the capital, Kabul, local media say India aid worker freed in Afghanistan rescue operation  Judith D'Souza, 40, kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago has been rescued unharmed, officials say   Kabul explosion: Islamic State 'admits attack on Hazara protest' Map of Deh Mazang square Kabul Afghanistan
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Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike Map of Ahmad Wal Pakistan
India mission in Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif comes under attack   Explosions and gunfire have been heard at the Indian consulate. The attackers had tried to enter the compound but had not been able to US wasted millions on Afghan reconstruction, says watchdog  The Task Force for Business and Stability Operations spent some $800m on development projects over a five-year period   Afghan civilian death and injuries 'reach record high'  The number of people killed and wounded in conflict in Afghanistan rose in 2015 to the highest level yet recorded, the UN mission in the country... Afghanistan earthquake shakes major cities   A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has been felt across a number of major cities across south-west Asia Vaccine switched in 'milestone' towards ending polio  More than 150 countries have begun switching to a different vaccine - an important milestone towards polio eradication, health campaigners s... Loud explosion heard in central Kabul  A loud explosion has hit the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, with a huge plume of smoke seen over the city Kunduz hospital bombing 'not a war crime' says Pentagon   A US air strike that destroyed a medical charity's clinic in northern Afghanistan, killing 42 people, was not a war crime, the Pentagon has ... Afghanistan: Nato soldiers killed in 'green-on-blue' attack  Two Romanian soldiers have been killed and a third was wounded when two attackers wearing the uniform of Afghan security forces opened fire on... Afghanistan fuel tanker crash kills 73 in Ghazni province Map of Ghazni Afghanistan


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  Two buses and a fuel tanker have collided on a major highway. More than 50 others injured in the accident had been taken to hospital
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  Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has probably been killed in a US air strike, US officials say
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  So-called Islamic State has said it was behind an attack on Shia Hazara minority protest march, that killed 80 people and wounded 230
    Afghanistan mourns protest bombing victims
  Afghanistan is observing a day of national mourning after suicide bombers killed 80 people and wounded 230 in an attack on marchers in Kabul
Jul.31     Kabul explosion: Foreign compound targeted by Taliban
Map of North Gate Kabul Afghanistan
  A compound housing foreign contractors in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has come under attack from Taliban fighters about 01:25 local time


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Aug.12     IS leader in Afghanistan killed, US believes
Map of Nangarhar Afghanistan  Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, died in a US drone strike last month, the US believes Aug.24   Kabul raid: Seven students among 13 dead in university attack Map of American University Afghanistan  Thirteen people, including seven students, died in an attack by gunmen on the American University in the Afghan capital Kabul, police say

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Oct.3     Kunduz assault: Taliban forces 'defeated'
Map of Kunduz Afghanistan  The governor of Afghanistan's Kunduz province says Taliban forces which staged an assault on the provincial capital have been defeated

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Nov.8   Pakistan deports National Geographic's iconic 'Afghan Girl'
  A Pakistani government official says National Geographic's famed green-eyed Sharbat Gulla has been deported to Afghanista Nov.10   German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif attacked Map of German consulate Mazar-e-Sharif Afghanistan  A suicide bomber has rammed a truck into the German consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, killing at least two people, officials say





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  Afghan civilian death and injuries 'reach record high'  The number of people killed and wounded in conflict in Afghanistan rose in 2015 to the highest level yet recorded, the UN mission in the country... Kunduz hospital bombing 'not a war crime' says Pentagon   A US air strike that destroyed a medical charity's clinic in northern Afghanistan, killing 42 people, was not a war crime, the Pentagon has ... Afghanistan: Nato soldiers killed in 'green-on-blue' attack  Two Romanian soldiers have been killed and a third was wounded when two attackers wearing the uniform of Afghan security forces opened fire on... Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike Map of Ahmad Wal Pakistan




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  Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has probably been killed in a US air strike, US officials say
Jun.5 US journalist and translator killed in Afghan ambush   David Gilkey of National Public Radio (NPR) and a translator have been killed in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan Aug.12   IS leader in Afghanistan killed, US believes Map of Nangarhar Afghanistan  Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, died in a US drone strike last month, the US believes Oct.3   Kunduz assault: Taliban forces 'defeated' Map of Kunduz Afghanistan  The governor of Afghanistan's Kunduz province says Taliban forces which staged an assault on the provincial capital have been defeated



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2016 Apr.10 Afghanistan earthquake shakes major cities   A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has been felt across a number of major cities across south-west Asia Apr.16 Vaccine switched in 'milestone' towards ending polio  More than 150 countries have begun switching to a different vaccine - an important milestone towards polio eradication, health campaigners s... May.8 Afghanistan fuel tanker crash kills 73 in Ghazni province
Map of Ghazni Afghanistan
  Two buses and a fuel tanker have collided on a major highway. More than 50 others injured in the accident had been taken to hospital




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2016 Jan.20 US wasted millions on Afghan reconstruction, says watchdog  The Task Force for Business and Stability Operations spent some $800m on development projects over a five-year period



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2016 Jan.3 India mission in Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif comes under attack   Explosions and gunfire have been heard at the Indian consulate. The attackers had tried to enter the compound but had not been able to Apr.18 Loud explosion heard in central Kabul  A loud explosion has hit the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, with a huge plume of smoke seen over the city May.21 Afghan Taliban leader Mansour 'probably killed' in US air strike
Map of Ahmad Wal Pakistan
  Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has probably been killed in a US air strike, US officials say
May.22 Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed, Afghans confirm  Afghanistan's spy agency has confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed, after the US targeted him in a drone strik... May.24   Afghan Taliban announce successor to Mullah Mansour  The Afghan Taliban have announced new leader Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike Jun.5 MP Sher Wali Wardak killed in Kabul bomb blast   Afghan lawmaker Sher Wali Wardak and at least three other people have been killed in a bomb explosion in the capital, Kabul, local media say Jul.22 India aid worker freed in Afghanistan rescue operation  Judith D'Souza, 40, kidnapped in Afghanistan more than a month ago has been rescued unharmed, officials say Jul.23   Kabul explosion: Islamic State 'admits attack on Hazara protest' Map of Deh Mazang square Kabul Afghanistan
  So-called Islamic State has said it was behind an attack on Shia Hazara minority protest march, that killed 80 people and wounded 230
Jul.23   Afghanistan mourns protest bombing victims
  Afghanistan is observing a day of national mourning after suicide bombers killed 80 people and wounded 230 in an attack on marchers in Kabul
Jul.31   Kabul explosion: Foreign compound targeted by Taliban
Map of North Gate Kabul Afghanistan
  A compound housing foreign contractors in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has come under attack from Taliban fighters about 01:25 local time
Aug.12   IS leader in Afghanistan killed, US believes Map of Nangarhar Afghanistan  Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of so-called Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan and Pakistan, died in a US drone strike last month, the US believes Aug.24 Kabul raid: Seven students among 13 dead in university attack Map of American University Afghanistan  Thirteen people, including seven students, died in an attack by gunmen on the American University in the Afghan capital Kabul, police say Nov.10 German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif attacked Map of German consulate Mazar-e-Sharif Afghanistan  A suicide bomber has rammed a truck into the German consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, killing at least two people, officials say



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2016 Jan.3 India mission in Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif comes under attack   Explosions and gunfire have been heard at the Indian consulate. The attackers had tried to enter the compound but had not been able to Jan.20 US wasted millions on Afghan reconstruction, says watchdog  The Task Force for Business and Stability Operations spent some $800m on development projects over a five-year period May.24   Afghan Taliban announce successor to Mullah Mansour  The Afghan Taliban have announced new leader Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike Jun.5 US journalist and translator killed in Afghan ambush   David Gilkey of National Public Radio (NPR) and a translator have been killed in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan Jun.5 MP Sher Wali Wardak killed in Kabul bomb blast   Afghan lawmaker Sher Wali Wardak and at least three other people have been killed in a bomb explosion in the capital, Kabul, local media say Jul.23   Kabul explosion: Islamic State 'admits attack on Hazara protest'
Map of Deh Mazang square Kabul Afghanistan
  So-called Islamic State has said it was behind an attack on Shia Hazara minority protest march, that killed 80 people and wounded 230
Jul.23   Afghanistan mourns protest bombing victims
  Afghanistan is observing a day of national mourning after suicide bombers killed 80 people and wounded 230 in an attack on marchers in Kabul
Nov.8 Pakistan deports National Geographic's iconic 'Afghan Girl'  A Pakistani government official says National Geographic's famed green-eyed Sharbat Gulla has been deported to Afghanista Nov.10 German consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif attacked Map of German consulate Mazar-e-Sharif Afghanistan  A suicide bomber has rammed a truck into the German consulate in the Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, killing at least two people, officials say