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  1. Suicide bombing, counter-militancy claim 27 lives, wound 39 in Afghanistan within dayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Xinhuanet

    Militancy and counter-militancy have left 27 people, including six civilian, dead and injured 39 others, including 31 civilians in Afghanistan on Wednesday. In the militancy which rocked Kabul in the shape of suicide car bombing, six people were killed and 31 others, all civilians injured, Kabul police chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi said.

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  2. 6 Afghan Taliban killed in 24 hours: MoIRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Xinhuanet

    Units of police backed by the army have killed six Taliban militants during a series of operations across the country over the past 24 hours, Ministry of Interior said in a statement released here on Wednesday. The operations, according to the statement, had been conducted in Nangarhar, Takhar, Kunduz, Faryab, Sar-e-Pul, Kandahar, Ghazni, Herat, Farah and Helmand provinces, during which four more insurgents were wounded and three others arrested.

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  3. Afghan gunmen kill 13; drone kills 9 militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Columbian

    Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 13 people during a midnight assault Tuesday on a highway as a suspected U.S. drone strike near Pakistan killed at least nine militants, authorities said. The highway attack happened in Wardak province's Sayad Abad district, where Taliban fighters hold much territory and launch frequent attacks on security forces.

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  4. .com | Children playing cricket among dead in Afghanistan attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | News24

    At least 25 people, mostly civilians and including six children playing cricket, were killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan, officials said on Tuesday. "The bus heading from Kabul to Ghazni province came under fire in the early morning in Sayedabad district," said provincial spokesperson Ataullah Khogyani.

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  5. Afghan gunmen kill 13 as suspected US drone strike kills 9Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 13 people during a midnight assault Tuesday on a highway as a suspected U.S. drone strike near Pakistan killed at least nine militants, authorities said. The highway attack happened in Wardak province's Sayad Abad district, where Taliban fighters hold much territory and launch frequent attacks on security forces.

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  6. 22 did in shooting and drone strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sunday Herald

    Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan have killed at least 13 people in a midnight attack on a highway as at least nine militants died in a suspected US drone strike near Pakistan. Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan have killed at least 13 people in a midnight attack on a highway as at least nine militants died in a suspected US drone strike near Pakistan.

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  7. Gunmen kill 13 bus passengers in Afghanistan: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ABC News

    Ataullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the provincial governor, said a group of gunmen opened fire on the bus around 1:00am . Mohammad Ali, the deputy governor of neighbouring Ghazni province, confirmed the incident, saying the gunmen picked their victims and shot them one by one.

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  8. Afghanistan: Militants attack bus, kill 13 civiliansRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newkerala.com

    The incident occurred on Monday. Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the acting governor of Maidan Wardak province was quoted as saying by Khaama Press that the incident took place in the jurisdiction of Maidan Wardak province at about 01:00 AM.

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  9. Gunmen Launch Attack On Afghan Highway, Killing At Least 13Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Switched

    Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan attacked passing vehicles on a darkened highway during a midnight assault Tuesday, killing at least 13 people, authorities said. The attack happened in Wardak province's Sayad Abad district, where Taliban fighters hold much territory and launch frequent attacks on security forces.

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  10. Unidentified gunmen kill 13 civilians in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Al Bawaba

    More than a dozen civilians, among them a woman, have been killed when a group of unknown armed men launched an attack on buses traveling toward the troubled eastern region of Afghanistan. Ataullah Khogyani, the spokesman for Maidan Wardak provincial governor, said on Tuesday that the assailants fired shots at the buses at around 1:00 a.m. local time on Tuesday in Saydabad district of the province, killing 13 passengers.

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  11. Gunmen in Afghanistan open fire on highway, killing at least 13 people: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Globe and Mail

    Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan attacked passing vehicles on a darkened highway during a midnight assault Tuesday, killing at least 13 people, authorities said. The attack happened in Wardak province's Sayad Abad district, where Taliban fighters hold much territory and launch frequent attacks on security forces.

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  12. Windy25 Memorial 5K Las Vegas Honors Fallen Service Members, Raises Funds to Help TAPSRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Las Vegas Newstrip

    ... of Windy25 (Windy25 was the call-sign of the aircraft), an Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter that crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on April 6, 2005; Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Clint Prather, Chief Warrant Officer 2 David Ayala, Staff Sgt. Charles ...

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  13. 5th Annual Windy25 Memorial 5K Las Vegas Honors Fallen Service Members, Raises Funds to Help TAPSRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | PressReleasePoint

    ... of Windy25 (Windy25 was the call-sign of the aircraft), an Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter that crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on April 6, 2005; Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Clint Prather, Chief Warrant Officer 2 David Ayala, Staff Sgt. Charles ...

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  14. Afghan protesters demand justice for woman killed by mob-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | DurhamRegion.com

    Hundreds marched Monday in the Afghan capital, demanding justice for a woman beaten to death last week by a Kabul mob over false allegations she had burned a Qur'an - a vicious killing that shocked many Afghans and renewed calls for authorities to ensure women's rights to equality and protection from violence. The killing has also drawn condemnation from Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, now in Washington on his first state visit to the United States since taking office in September, who denounced it as a "heinous attack" and ordered an investigation.

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  15. Afghan woman beaten to death by mob; protesters demand justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KPIC

    Hundreds marched Monday in the Afghan capital, demanding justice for a woman beaten to death last week by a Kabul mob over false allegations she had burned a Quran - a vicious killing that shocked many Afghans and renewed calls for authorities to ensure women's rights to equality and protection from violence. The killing has also drawn condemnation from Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani, now in Washington on his first state visit to the United States since taking office in September, who denounced it as a "heinous attack" and ordered an investigation.

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  16. Five killed as bomb targets football fans in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Newkerala.com

    At least five children were killed and 10 others wounded after a bomb went off in the eastern Afghan province of Ghazni on Monday, the provincial deputy governor said. The blast took place when the children were playing football on a ground in Qala-e-Qazi locality of provincial capital Ghazni city at around midday, Mohammad Ali Ahmadi told Xinhua news agency.

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  17. Fear of IS drives Shiite Afghans to seek Taliban aidRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | The Japan Times

    Even by Afghanistan's standards of often-shifting alliances, a recent meeting between ethnic Hazara elders and local commanders of the Taliban insurgents who have persecuted them for years was extraordinary. The Hazaras - a largely Shiite minority killed in their thousands during the Taliban's hard-line Sunni Islamist rule of the 1990s - came to their old enemies seeking protection against what they deem an even greater threat: masked men operating in the area calling themselves "Daesh," a term for the Islamic State group in the region.

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  18. Fearing ISIS, Afghan Shiites seek helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Daily Star

    Ethnic Hazaras protest to demand action to rescue people kidnapped from a bus by masked ISIS members. REUTERS/Mustafa Andaleb KABUL: Even by Afghanistan's standards of shifting alliances, a recent meeting between ethnic Hazara elders and local commanders of the Taliban insurgents who have persecuted them for years was extraordinary.

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  19. Fearing Islamic State, some Afghan Shi'ites seek help from TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | AlertNet

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  20. Fearing IS, Afghan Shi'a turn to old foesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Iol.co.za

    Even by Afghanistan's standards of often-shifting alliances, a recent meeting between ethnic Hazara elders and local commanders of the Taliban insurgents who have persecuted them for years was extraordinary. The Hazaras - a largely Shi'a minority killed in the thousands during the Taliban's hard-line Sunni Islamist rule of the 1990s - came to their old enemies seeking protection against what they deemed an even greater threat: masked men operating in the area calling themselves "Daish", a term for Islamic State in the region.

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