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Kabul explosion: Foreign compound targeted by Taliban
Август 01, 2016
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Kabul explosion: Foreign compound targeted by Taliban

A compound housing foreign contractors in the Afghan capital, Kabul, has come under attack from Taliban fighters. A huge explosion was heard across the city about 01:25 local time on Monday (20:55 GMT Sunday). Kabul police chief Abdel Rahman Rahimi told the BBC a lorry bomb went off at the gate of the North Gate compound and...

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Taliban attack on Afghanistan police cadets near Kabul kills dozens
Июнь 30, 2016
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Taliban attack on Afghanistan police cadets near Kabul kills dozens

Taliban bombers have attacked an Afghan police convoy outside the capital Kabul, killing at least 30 people and wounding 50 others, officials say. Two bombs hit a convoy of buses carrying graduates from a ceremony on the city's western outskirts. Paghman District Governor Musa Khan told the BBC that all but two of the dead...

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Afghan Taliban announce successor to Mullah Mansour
Май 25, 2016
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Afghan Taliban announce successor to Mullah Mansour

The Afghan Taliban have announced a new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike. In a statement, the Taliban acknowledged Mansour's death for the first time and named his successor as Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada. Mansour was killed in a strike on his car in Pakistan's Balochistan...

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Mullah Mansour: The trail of clues after Taliban leader’s death
Май 25, 2016
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Mullah Mansour: The trail of clues after Taliban leader’s death

The more we find out about Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour the more mysterious he becomes. US and Afghan officials say Mansour was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan's Balochistan province. But a passport found at the scene belonged to one Wali Mohammad, the pseudonym he supposedly used in Pakistan. Every clue about...

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Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed, Afghans confirm
Май 22, 2016
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Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour killed, Afghans confirm

Afghanistan's spy agency has confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed, after the US targeted him in a drone strike. The drone targeted his vehicle in a remote area of south-west Pakistan, near the Afghan border, on Saturday. US Secretary of State John Kerry said Mansour had posed "a...

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BREAKING: ‘Dozens dead’ after Taliban suicide blast near US embassy rocks city
Апрель 19, 2016
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BREAKING: ‘Dozens dead’ after Taliban suicide blast near US embassy rocks city

DOZENS of people have been killed and more than 200 seriously injured following a Taliban suicide car bomb attack on Afghanistan's national security agency. The attack, in Kabul, took plae at around 9.45 am local time, with witnesses saying the "very loud" blast hit the busy Puli Mahmood Khan area. The Taliban...

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Pakistan Taliban faction claims park attack on Lahore Christians
Март 28, 2016
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Pakistan Taliban faction claims park attack on Lahore Christians

A Taliban splinter group says it carried out a suicide attack on a park in Lahore, Pakistan, which killed more than 70 people, including children. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar said it had targeted Christians celebrating Easter, though police have said they are still investigating the claim. There were scenes of carnage as parents searched...

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Taliban assault Afghanistan’s Kunduz city from three directions
Сентябрь 28, 2015
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Taliban assault Afghanistan’s Kunduz city from three directions

Hundreds of Taliban fighters have launched an attack on the strategic northern Afghan city of Kunduz. Militants are attacking from several directions and are reported to have briefly entered a hospital. There are casualties on both sides, police say. Kunduz province has seen a number of attacks since April, with the Taliban...

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Taliban militants attack mosque at air force base in Pakistan, killing 16
Сентябрь 18, 2015
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Taliban militants attack mosque at air force base in Pakistan, killing 16

Militants raided an air force base Friday in northwest Pakistan, killing 16 people praying inside a mosque. The attack on the 10-acre Badaber base outside Peshawar is the largest assault on military personnel this year. It's the highest-profile assault in the area since terrorists killed 145, mostly children, during a...

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