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 2 months | ICC says U.S. forces may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan

              American military forces and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) are believed to be responsible for the torture of dozens of detainees in connection with the war in Afghanistan, the International Criminal Court said on Monday. (more)   

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 3 months | Gunman kills 2 Americans near coalition base in Kabul

              A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire near a coalition base in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing two Americans and injuring three others, military officials say. The attacker was killed when soldiers returned fire. (more)   

  Kabul, Afghanistan        42 UPDATES


 3 months | Taliban fighters launch major attack on Afghan city of Kunduz

              Taliban fighters pushed into the center of the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday. Witnesses and police said that insurgents were attacking the governor's compound and police headquarters, while some officials were seen fleeing to the airport. They entered the city in the early hours of the morning. Footage posted by the Afghan Taliban on social media showed fighters in Kunduz, many wearing white headbands.   

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 5 months | Officials investigating kidnapping of American, Australian in Kabul

              Officials are investigating the kidnapping of an American and an Australian in Kabul. Julie Noce reports.   

  Kabul, Afghanistan        42 UPDATES


 8 months | Suicide bomb hits Afghan capital as Taliban elect new leader

              A suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people in Afghanistan in an attack claimed by the Taliban on the same day as the group announced a new leader.   

  Afghanistan        42 UPDATES



 8 months | Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour targeted in U.S. airstrike

              The United States has carried out a drone strike against Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour, the Pentagon says. It is believed Mansour was killed though confirmation of his death was not immediately available. (more)   

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 8 months | Ali Haider Gilani, son of Pakistan’s former prime minister, freed in raid

              The son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani has been freed during a deadly raid in eastern Afghanistan, officials say, just a day after the third anniversary of his kidnapping in central Pakistan. (more)   

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  9 months | U.S. military punishes 16 over Afghan hospital bombing

              The U.S. military announced it has taken disciplinary action against 16 service members over a deadly 2015 air strike in Afghanistan that destroyed a hospital.   

  Afghanistan        42 UPDATES


 9 months | Roadside bomb kills two in Afghan capital

              In what may signal the beginning of a Taliban spring offensive, at least two people are killed and seven wounded when a bus carrying government workers in eastern Kabul is hit by a roadside bomb blast. Mana Rabiee reports.   

  Afghanistan        42 UPDATES


 9 months | Explosions and gunfire heard in downtown Kabul, rockets suspected

              Several loud explosions and gunfire have been heard in downtown Kabul after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left the Afghan capital, witnesses say. The blasts are believed to be the result of a rocket attack. (more)   

  Kabul, Afghanistan        42 UPDATES




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