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Pakistani, Afghan troops exchange fire on border, several killed

Pakistani, Afghan troops exchange fire on border, several killed

Clashes erupted between Pakistani and Afghan troops on Friday along their disputed border killing several people.

NATO troops race winter to give Afghan forces a morale boost

The target is behind a slope, the advance is unprotected: crawl, fire! Italian instructors in western Afghanistan have been using the relatively quiet winter to bolster Afghan troops against the Taliban.

Explosions reported in diplomatic zone of Afghanistan's Kabul; Indian embassy safe

Explosions reported in diplomatic zone of Afghanistan's Kabul; Indian embassy safe

Two explosions were heard in the diplomatic zone of Kabul in Afghanistan on Wednesday, media report said.

Local Taliban leader, five insurgents killed in Afghanistan's Uruzgan

Local Taliban leader, five insurgents killed in Afghanistan's Uruzgan

A local Taliban leader and five Taliban insurgents were killed after the Afghan army launched an operation in the province of Uruzgan, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday.

Fierce Afghan fighting slows NATO training mission: New US commander

The US military presence in Afghanistan will fall from 9,800 at present to 5,500 by the start of 2017, barring a dramatic change of thinking in Washington.

Troops push Taliban back from southern city: Afghan official

Afghan troops have pushed the Taliban back from a key southern city after the insurgents seized an area on its outskirts earlier this week, an official said on Wednesday.

NATO forces aid Afghan troops in Taliban-held Kunduz

NATO said on Wednesday its special forces joined Afghan troops in Kunduz to try to push back Taliban insurgents who seized the city, repelled a counter-offensive and advanced on the airport to shore up their biggest victory in 14 years.