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Taliban attacks on checkpoints kill 9 Afghan police officers

Taliban insurgents, some likely wearing police uniforms, attacked checkpoints in Afghanistan, killing at least nine officers in their latest assault, authorities said on Monday.

Afghan leaders look to start new chapter with Europe trip

Afghanistan`s new leaders head to Europe on Monday to showcase their plans to foster peace and revive the economy, but a spate of Taliban attacks threatens to overshadow their optimistic message.


Taliban attacks increased by 47 percent in 1st quarter

According to an Afghanistan NGO, there has been a sharp increase in the number of attacks in this year`s first quarter, a recent study has revealed.

Taliban threaten fresh attacks in Pak

Pakistani Taliban militants based in Afghan have threatened fresh attacks in Pak that will target anyone supporting the US.

Taliban vows attacks as Afghans debate on future

About 2,000 Afghan community and political leaders will gather on Wednesday in Kabul under tight security for four days of deliberations on the country`s most pressing issues.

NATO says it thwarted broader Taliban attacks

NATO forces thwarted a series of planned attacks in Afghanistan aimed at coinciding with the 9/11 anniversary.

Motorcycle bomb kills 8 in Afghan market

A motorcycle bomb exploded in a market in a remote town in northern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 8 people and injuring 18 others.

Afghan gov`t to send more police to Kandahar

Afghanistan`s govt will provide
more than 1,000 police reinforcements to the southern province
of Kandahar after Taliban attacks killed dozens of people.

Afghanistan bans coverage of Taliban attacks

Afghanistan announces ban on coverage showing Taliban attacks, saying such images embolden the Islamist militants.