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Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops: Afghan official

Fight with Taliban kills 15 security troops: Afghan official

An Afghan official says at least 15 members of the country's security forces have been killed in a gunbattle with the Taliban in southern Uruzgan province.

Afghan official warns Taliban on staying out of peace talks

A senior Afghan official on Tuesday warned the Taliban against staying out of the peace process with the government in Kabul, saying that insurgents who opt for war will face serious consequences.

Afghan senior official escapes suicide attack: Police

A senior official in northern Afghanistan escaped a suicide attack today as the bodies of six civilians hanged by the Taliban were found dumped by the roadside in the south, police said.

Attacks kill Afghan police chief, official

An Afghan provincial police chief and an official in charge of women`s affairs were killed in separate attacks today, the latest victims of a campaign of targeted killings against government officials.

Video shows soldier surrendering: Afghan official

The US soldier who allegedly shot 16 Afghan villagers was caught on surveillance video that showed him walking up to his base to surrender.

Afghan official gunned down on way to mosque

Attackers gunned down a local
government official on his way to a mosque in southern

Bomb kills 2 guards protecting Afghan official

Amanullah Hotak, head of provincial council in Uruzgan province, escaped injury.

Taliban attack Afghan official`s home, killing 2

Taliban insurgents broke into the home of a provincial official in southern Afghanistan and killed him and his wife, the latest targeted attack on those with links to the government.

At least 35 die in avalanche: Afghan official

The bodies of 30 people were recovered
today from the site of avalanche in a remote area of
northeastern Afghanistan, a police official said.

Afghan provincial official gunned down in south

Two men on a motorbike gunned down an Afghan provincial official as he walked to work Wednesday in southern Kandahar province, police said.

Foreigners bolstering Taliban: Afghan official

Thousands of foreign fighters have poured into Afghanistan to bolster the Taliban insurgency, the country`s Defence Minister said on Saturday as he called for more international troops.