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Roadside bombs kill 5 in Afghanistan

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Provincial officials say 2 separate roadside bomb attacks have killed 5 Afghan civilians in the eastern and southern parts of the country.

Mine collapse kills 27 in north Afghanistan

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A coal mine collapse has killed at least 27 miners in the north of Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday, with rescue efforts under way to save about 12 workers trapped underground.

Taliban kill Indian woman writer

Indian national Sushmita Banerjee, whose memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban was turned into a Bollywood film, was shot dead in Afghanistan by suspected militants, the police said on Thu

Taliban deny involvement in Indian author’s killing

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The Taliban today denied shooting dead Indian writer Sushmita Banerjee, whose murder Afghan officials blamed on the insurgent militia fighting against the government for 12 years.

Indian writer Sushmita Banerjee shot dead in Afghanistan

Indian national Sushmita Banerjee, whose memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban was turned into a Bollywood film, was shot dead in Afghanistan by militants, police said Thursday.

Suicide attack kills eight in northern Afghanistan

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A suicide bomber attacked people leaving a memorial service at a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing a district chief, his apparent target, and seven others, police said.

Karzai approves new election law

President Hamid Karzai on Saturday approved the second of two new election laws designed to pave the way for smooth transition of power in Afghanistan next year.

Taliban-style edict for women spreads alarm

One of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s main religious advisers will not overturn a decree issued by clerics in the north reimposing Taliban-style curbs on women, in another sign of returning conservat

Bombings kill 15 people in southern Afghanistan

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Officials say a wave of bombings in southern Afghanistan has killed 15 people, including six members of the country’s security services.

Taliban attack in Kabul may derail talks

Taliban militants attacked key buildings near Afghanistan’s presidential palace and the US CIA headquarters in Kabul, a brazen assault that could derail attempts for peace talks to end 12 years of war

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