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Taliban truck bomb kills 20

A Taliban truck bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan, a provincial official...

Taliban attacks kill 48

Taliban suicide bombers killed 48 people in two separate attacks in Afghanistan, the deadliest near an election rally by President Ashraf Ghani, who was...

Taliban talks dead – Trump

US President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders dead, while the general in charge said the US military is likely to ramp...

Trump cancels Taliban talks

US President Donald Trump cancelled peace talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban leaders after the insurgent group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed...

Taliban attack Afghan province

Taliban militants launched a major attack in Afghanistan’s western province Farah, the latest in a series of assaults on provincial centres a day after...

Kabul blast – Taliban claim responsibility

The Taliban claimed responsibility for a car bomb explosion that rocked Afghan capital Kabul killing at least five, wounding dozens and shaking windows and...

US will maintain Afghanistan presence

President Donald Trump said US troop levels in Afghanistan were being reduced to 8 600 but American forces would remain in the country even...

Afghan wedding suicide bomb death toll rises

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said. ...

US/Taliban talks stalemate

Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw from Afghanistan ended without agreement and both...

Afghan civilian deaths and wounded almost four thousand in six months

At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against militant groups, including an increase...

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...