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Six US fighter jets destroyed in Prince Harry base attack


Six US fighter jets were destroyed and two significantly damaged when insurgents stormed a heavily fortified Afghan base where Britain's Prince Harry is deployed on Friday, a NATO spokesman said.


US Marines killed in Afghan base attack: Official

Two US Marines were killed in an attack Saturday on the military post in southern Afghanistan where Britain's Prince Harry is based, officials said, adding he was 'not in any danger'.

The attack, inv

Bomber kills six teens in Kabul: Officials


A suicide bomber struck outside NATO headquarters in Kabul on Saturday, killing six street children a day after the United States moved to blacklist the Haqqani faction as a terrorist organisation.


2 NATO killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash: Military

A NATO helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two NATO personnel in an area south of Kabul that is largely under Taliban control, officials said.

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US halts training some Afghan forces after attacks


The U.S. military has halted the training of Afghan government-backed militias for at least a month to give the Americans time to redo the vetting of new recruits after a string of attacks by Afghan s

'Green-on-blue' attacks spike in Afghanistan


Seven international soldiers have been killed by their local colleagues in a bloody four days of violence in Afghanistan, further eroding trust between foreign troops and the Afghans they work with.

Kabul police: Roadside bomb kills 8 civilians

A militant detonated a remote-control bomb on Tuesday morning, killing at least eight Afghan civilians who were traveling in a bus just northwest of the Afghan capital, police said.

The bomb was plac

Afghan defense minister steps down

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Afghanistan's defense minister, who played a key role overseeing the rapid expansion of the country's army, stepped down on Tuesday days after receiving a no-confidence vote from parliament.

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Iran allows Taliban to open office in country to 'tackle' America

Iran has allowed the Taliban to open an office in eastern Iran, and has discussed providing them with surface-to-air missiles, raising the potential for cooperation with the insurgents, senior Afghan

Afghan women protest over woman's public execution

Dozens of Afghan women's rights activists took to the streets on Wednesday to protest against the recent public execution of a young woman for alleged adultery, which was captured in a horrific video.

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