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Oct 13th, 2016
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Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least six people were killed and 36 others injured as a suicide bomber blew himself up next to a group of Ashura mourners in the north Afghanistan Wednesday, a local official said. “A procession of Ashura mourners were on a street in...
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mihtarlam, Laghman Province , Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – One police and three militants were killed and 22 other persons injured when Taliban attacked checkpoints in outskirts of Mehtarlam city, capital of Afghanistan’s eastern province of Laghman on Tuesday, the provincial gove...
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Islamabad, Pakistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Afghan Taliban have released six crew members, including a Russian national, of a Pakistani helicopter which crashed in Afghanistan last week, officials said on Saturday. The helicopter, heading to Russia via Uzbekistan for repair, came down in easte...
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Aug 13th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The leader of Islamic State’s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan was killed in a U.S. drone strike on July 26, a Pentagon spokesman said on Friday after the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan announced the news to Reuters. The death of Hafiz Saeed Khan is ...
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Jul 23rd, 2016
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Kabul, Afghanistan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan’s mainly Shi’ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State. Graphic tel...
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Mar 9th, 2016
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Lashkar Gah,Helmand province, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least eight persons were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked government offices in Gereshk district of southern Afghanistan’s province of Helmand on Wednesday, an official said. “The gunbattle started roughly at ...
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Feb 29th, 2016
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Maimana, Afghanistan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – About 130 Taliban rebels renounced violence and surrendered to the government in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab on Sunday, the provincial governor said. “We sincerely welcome our 130 brothers who denounced the violence and joi...
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Feb 3rd, 2016
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London ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to a report published by Amnesty International – We have all heard about the terrible situation in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq causing people to risk their lives and make the treacherous journey across the Mediterranean. However, what I have sadly come to...
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Feb 1st, 2016
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Kabul, Afghanistan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) — A Taliban suicide bomber struck near a Kabul police complex on Monday, killing at least 20 police officers and wounding 29 people, Afghan officials said, in the latest of a rapid-fire series of militant attacks on the capital this year. The attack came a...
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Jan 31st, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Almost 40 people drowned and 75 were rescued after a boat carrying migrants to Greece sank off Turkey’s western coast on Saturday, according to local officials and the Turkish Dogan news agency. More than one million refugees and migrants arrived i...