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As Afghanistan peace talks stutter, US says violence levels too high

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The level of violence in Afghanistan is unacceptably high and the United States expects further setbacks during talks, the Special Representative for Afghanistan said...

Dozens killed in bloodiest Afghanistan clashes since peace talks began

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At least 57 members of the Afghan security forces were killed and dozens injured in overnight clashes with Taliban fighters across Afghanistan, security officials...

Afghan peace talks start in Doha

Afghanistan and Taliban peace talks negotiators held a first direct session on Tuesday in Doha as the warring sides try to work out an...

Kabul bomb kills 10, misses vice president

A roadside bomb in Kabul targeted first Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman said. The attack killed...

US blacklists ICC prosecutor over Afghanistan war crimes probe

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The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, over her investigation into...

Bombing kills 18 in Afghanistan on eve of Eid ceasefire

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At least 18 people, including Afghan security forces personnel, were killed in a suspected car-bombing in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, hours before a three-day...

UN says nearly 3 500 Afghans killed or hurt in first...

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More than 1 280 Afghan civilians have been killed in the first six months of the year as fighting rages in Afghanistan despite a...

US envoy condemns Afghan airstrikes against Taliban as civilians among 45...

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Afghan government forces killed 45 people, including civilians, in airstrikes against Taliban fighters in a western province bordering Iran on Wednesday, drawing condemnation from...

Russia offered Afghan militants bounties to kill US troops – NY...

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US intelligence has concluded that the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan to kill American troops and other coalition forces, the...

Afghan government, Taliban agree to Doha as venue for first peace...

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Afghanistan’s government and the Islamist Taliban group have agreed that Doha will be the venue for the first meeting in their peace talks, both...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...