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US soldier killed in anti-Taliban battle in Afghanistan

An American soldier was killed Tuesday during an anti-Taliban operation near the capital of the southern Afghan province of Helmand, US-led NATO forces said.

62 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 62 militants were killed in a day in Afghanistan by security forces.

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters kidnap at least 25 men from buses in Afghanistan's south

Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand stopped vehicles and detained at least 25 people, officials said on Tuesday, as the insurgents continued a series of abductions on Afghanistan`s highways over the past few weeks.

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.

73 militants killed in U.S airstrike in Afghanistan''s Helmand province

At least 73 militants were killed in an airstrike conducted by the U.S troops in Afghanistan`s southern Helmand province.

10 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan airstrike

At least 10 militants were killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an army spokesman said on Saturday.

Eight killed in Afghan Taliban attacks

Eight killed in Afghan Taliban attacks

At least eight people were killed on Wednesday after Taliban militants attacked government offices in Afghanistan`s Helmand province, an official said.

Taliban attacks government offices in Afghanistan

Security forces carried out a counter-attack and additional security forces were dispatched to the area.

Afghan troops pull out of second Helmand district

Afghan government forces have pulled out of a second district in Helmand, officials said on Monday, leaving the Taliban in control of most of the northern part of the province after troops withdrew from Musa Qala district last week.

Afghan troops pull out of strategic Helmand district

 Afghan forces have pulled out of bases in Musa Qala, a strategic district of the southern province of Helmand, after months of heavy fighting with Taliban insurgents, officials said on Saturday.

U.S. troops killed and wounded in Helmand were accompanying Afghan forces

The one U.S. trooper killed and two wounded in Afghanistan`s southern Helmand province.

Afghan Police refuse to return to fight Taliban

Afghan Police refuse to return to fight Taliban

Afghan police are refusing to return to the streets of a volatile southern district under Taliban attack, claiming that promised government help has not yet arrived, an Afghan official said today.

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Taliban 'push further' into Sangin town in Helmand

Taliban 'push further' into Sangin town in Helmand

Afghanistan government forces have lost control of the centre of the town of Sangin in Helmand province after days of fierce fighting, media reports said on Wednesday.

British troops sent to Afghan province amid Taliban battle

Britain's Ministry of Defense says British troops are being sent to south Afghanistan's Helmand province where Afghan forces are battling the Taliban for

Clashes as Taliban advance in embattled Helmand province of Afghanistan

Clashes intensified today as the Taliban pressed an offensive to capture a key district in Helmand, a day after an official warned that the entire southern province was on the brink of collapse.

Clashes as Taliban advance in embattled Afghan province

Clashes intensified today as the Taliban pressed an offensive to capture a key district in Helmand, a day after an official warned that the entire southern province was on the brink of collapse.

US military to investigate strike that Afghans say killed

The US military said it would launch an investigation into an airstrike last week that Afghan officials say killed 11 members of Afghanistan`s elite counter-narcotics police force.

NATO helps Afghans against Taliban as Helmand opium town under threat

NATO helps Afghans against Taliban as Helmand opium town under threat

NATO forces are back helping Afghan troops repel Taliban insurgents from the strategic opium-growing town of Musa Qala in Helmand province, where in 2007 British and US soldiers waged one of the emblematic battles of the war.

Afghan forces retreat from strategic district in Helmand province

Afghan security forces have "tactically retreated" from a key district in the southern province of Helmand that foreign troops battled for years to secure, as the Taliban make a late summer push to expand areas they control in a traditional stronghold.