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  1. Afghan forces kill 104 Taliban militantsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Afghan security forces have killed 104 Taliban fighters during series of operations across the conflict-ridden country over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday. "The operations involving units of police, army and national directorate for security and conducted in parts of Faryab, Jowzjan, Kandahar, Zabul, Maidan Wardak, Ghazni, Badghis, Baghlan, Kunduz, Farah, Herat, Paktika and Helmand provinces, 104 armed Taliban members including several commanders were killed," the ministry said in a statement.

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  2. Taliban launch spring offensive with rocket attack on US base : April 25, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Daily Times

    KABUL: Taliban insurgents shot rockets onto a US base outside Kabul and targeted Afghan government buildings in a provincial capital on Friday, as they officially launched their spring offensive in a year that has already seen fierce fighting. There were no casualties in either rocket attack, officials said.

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  3. Taliban launch spring offensive, attack US Bagram Air Base outside Kabul with rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    An Afghan security personnel searches commuters as others look on at a checkpoint in Jalalabad in Nangarhar province. One rocket did land inside the sprawling Bagram base but caused no injuries, according the NATO-led coalition that continues to train and support Afghanistan's security forces.

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  4. Taliban Target Hazaras in Attempt to Match Islamic State's BrutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The police in Ghazni province on Sunday confirmed that four Hazara farmers who had been kidnapped by the Taliban had been found beheaded in Ajristan district. Another six Hazaras from Daikundi province who had been kidnapped by unknown assailants were also found dead, dumped in Ajristan district, less than a week after their families began searching for them, officials confirmed on Monday.

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  5. News of the day from across the globe, April 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | SFGate

    Taliban 's new tactic: A wave of kidnappings followed by numerous beheadings of members of the Hazara ethnic group have spread alarm among a people who have historically been Afghanistan's most persecuted. The police in Ghazni province on Sunday confirmed that four Hazara farmers who had been kidnapped by the Taliban had been found beheaded in Ajristan district.

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  6. Taliban's Afghan spring offensive to beginRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | UAport

    File - Taliban fighters pose during a patrol in Ghazni province, January 23, 2010. AFP Associated Press KABUL: The Taliban said Wednesday their spring offensive in Afghanistan will begin this week, the first time the insurgents' annual campaign against the Afghan government will take place without NATO troops on the battlefield.

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  7. Taliban announce plans to ramp up attacks in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | AlertNet

    A member of the Taliban insurgent and other people stand at the site during the execution of three men in Ghazni Province April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer KABUL, April 22 - The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday announced the start of its annual spring offensive, warning it would ramp up attacks on foreign embassies and government officials, as well as military targets, starting on Friday.

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  8. Taliban Announce Spring OffensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Voice of America

    A member of the Taliban insurgent and other people stand at the site during the execution of three men in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2015. Afghanistan's Taliban said it will launch its spring offensive on Friday, again demanding immediate withdrawal of remaining foreign forces from the country.

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  9. Afghan Deminers Freed By Militants In Paktia ProvinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Weekday Magazine

    Officials say that 19 kidnapped workers on a landmine clearing project in eastern Afghanistan have been freed by Islamic militants. Abdul Wali Sahi, the deputy governor of Paktia Province, told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan on April 21 that the deminers were set free with the help of tribal elders.

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  10. Servicemember Can???t Escape Phone Bills After DeploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | ABC News

    A soldier from the 10 Mountain Division US Army 2nd Battalion 22nd Infantry Regiment stands guard at the Afghan National Army Forward Operating Base Muqor in Ghazni province, May 28, 2013. Dear ABC News Fixer: I'm an active duty servicemember who was stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army from November 2010 to June 2012.

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  11. Afghan forces free 19 kidnapped de-minersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Nation

    Afghan security forces on Tuesday freed 19 mine clearance workers kidnapped in the east of the country, authorities said. The country's National Security Directorate said in a statement the Afghans, working for a U. S. -funded clearance programme in Paktia province, had been seized by the Haqqani network, a Taliban-allied militant group.

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  12. Taliban kill 3 police, kidnap 19 de-miners in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Nation

    Afghanistan Taliban militants attacked a police station in southern Afghanistan, killing three officers and abducting 19 people who were working for a land mine clearance project in the country's east, officials said on Monday. The attacks came amid spiralling violence as Taliban insurgents and the US-trained Afghan government forces vie for control after withdrawal of most of foreign troops at the end of the Nato combat mission last year.

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  13. Kidnappings Rattle Afghan Ethnic MinorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Wall Street Journal

    Jawad, her 42-year-old son, was supposed to return to his home village in Afghanistan's central Ghazni province after months working in a stone quarry in Iran. On Feb. 23, he boarded a bus in the western city of Herat bound for Kabul, but never arrived.

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  14. Taliban militants attack police station in Afghanistan and kill three ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Independent.ie

    File photo: An Afghan policeman with a weapon stands at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul. Reuters/Mohammad Ismail/Files Taliban militants attacked a police station in southern Afghanistan, killing three officers, and abducted 19 people working for a land mine clearance project in the country's east, officials said on Monday.

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  15. 35 dead as Daesh claims first attack in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Al Bawaba

    Security personnel observe the area after a second explosion following a suicide attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on April 18, 2015. A group aligned with the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 34 people and the attacker in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, marking the first attack by the extremist movement in the country.

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  16. Afghanistan blast: Suicide bomb attack kills 33; President Ashraf Ghani blames Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | DNA India

    A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said. President Ashraf Ghani blamed Islamic State militants, without giving further detail.

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  17. Suicide blast kills 33 in Afghanistan - Taleban executes three men in eastern GhazniRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | UAport

    Afghan men assist an injured man at the site of suicide attack near Kabul Bank in Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan JALALABAD: A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 yesterday outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said.

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  18. Afghan blast kills 33; president blames Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Reuters

    A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 on Saturday, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said. President Ashraf Ghani blamed Islamic State militants, without giving further detail.

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  19. Afghan blast kills 33; Islamic State blamedRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Otago Daily Times

    An Afghan man cries near the dead body of his brother after a suicide attack in Jalalabad. Photo by Reuters A suicide bomber in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100, setting off a blast outside a bank where government workers collect salaries.

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  20. 35 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State allyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A group aligned with the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 34 people and the attacker in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the first attack by the extremist movement in the country. "The attack was carried out by Abu Mohammed, who is our man.

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