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Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kill 10 policemen

Taliban fighters have struck in two Afghan provinces, targeting the country`s police forces and leaving at least 10 policemen dead, officials said today.

May 21, 2014, 11:15 AM IST

Pak Taliban warns of attacks on govt targets

On the eve of a fresh round of peace talks with the government, the Pakistani Taliban has warned that they could attack state installations as the ceasefire was no longer in place.

Apr 18, 2014, 20:39 PM IST

Air India plane to Kabul diverted back to New Delhi

An Air India plane to Kabul was on Saturday diverted back to Delhi after Afghanistan`s main airport was closed because of possible dangers to aircraft in the wake of a Taliban attack on the country`s Election Commission headquarters nearby.

Mar 29, 2014, 21:28 PM IST

US condemns Taliban attack on hotel in Afghanistan

The US has condemned the Taliban attack in Afghanistan`s capital Kabul that left nine people dead, including an Afghan journalist, his wife and two children.

Mar 22, 2014, 10:55 AM IST

Five killed in Kabul Taliban attack

Five people were killed in a car bomb attack on a district police station and ensuing gunfight between Taliban militants and policemen in a suburban area of Afghanistan`s capital Kabul Friday morning, police said.

Feb 21, 2014, 13:32 PM IST

Pakistani Taliban offer peace talks

Pakistani Taliban Sunday gave their nod for peace talks with the government shortly after their suicide bomber killed 22 soldiers and injured 30 others in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Jan 20, 2014, 05:52 AM IST

NATO soldier killed in Taliban attack

A soldier of the NATO-led coalition was killed early Monday in a Taliban attack in eastern Afghanistan, the coalition forces confirmed in a statement.

Dec 23, 2013, 11:39 AM IST

Taliban attack at Camp Bastion could have been foreseen: US

A group of 15 Taliban fighters used wire cutters to cut through a chain link fence on Bastion`s perimeter and walked onto the base undetected.

Oct 02, 2013, 13:25 PM IST

Taliban attack Polish base in Afghanistan, seven killed

Seven people were killed in an attack claimed by the Taliban on a base operated by Polish and Afghan forces in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials and a a witness said.

Aug 29, 2013, 09:35 AM IST

Three Indians killed in Afghanistan being brought home

The Indian government is helping repatriate the bodies of three Indians, two from Andhra Pradesh and one from West Bengal, who were killed in a Taliban suicide attack a day ago in Afghanistan, an official said on Wednesday.

Jul 03, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

Taliban attacks Kabul airport, 7 militants killed

At least seven Taliban militants were killed with Kabul police after they launched an attack on Kabul airport on Monday and laid siege on a building near the airport.

Jun 10, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Taliban militant, cop killed in in Afghanistan

Taliban militants raided the headquarters and police department in Dilaram district of Nimroz province Saturday, leaving two people dead, including an attacker, and injuring four policemen, police said.

Jun 01, 2013, 19:16 PM IST

Taliban attack kills 13 Afghan police: Officials

Taliban insurgents killed 13 local policemen Friday in an attack on their checkpoint in southeast Afghanistan, officials said.

Apr 19, 2013, 16:36 PM IST

NATO admits ‘error’ in Taliban attack figures

NATO forces in Afghanistan have admitted that an error led them to mistakenly claim a fall in the number of attacks by the Taliban in 2012.

Feb 27, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Malala’s father calls response to Taliban attack ‘turning point’

The global response to the shooting of Malala Yousafzai by the Taliban was a "turning point" for Pak’s fight against militancy, Malala`s father said.

Oct 27, 2012, 12:03 PM IST

16 Taliban killed in Afghanistan

The militants were killed during security operation launched by the Afghan police and army backed by the NATO-led coalition forces.

Sep 23, 2012, 14:55 PM IST

Taliban strike destroys 8 fighters jets, US upset

Taliban carried out the most destructive single strike on US and NATO forces in nearly 11 years of war in Afghanistan.

Sep 17, 2012, 15:39 PM IST

Taliban attack: Prince Harry ‘whisked to safety by bodyguards`

Harry had grabbed a pistol and was ready to fight, but was taken to a fortified safe room on the base.

Sep 17, 2012, 15:23 PM IST

Kamra airbase attack: PAF official succumbs to injuries

A Pakistan Air Force official wounded during a Taliban attack on the Kamra airbase succumbed to his injuries on Friday.

Aug 17, 2012, 13:59 PM IST

Taliban attack toll up to 10 policemen

A policeman who was wounded in an attack by Pakistani Taliban fighters died in a hospital on Sunday.

Jul 15, 2012, 22:33 PM IST