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Afghan intel, Nato failed, says Karzai

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Monday a coordinated Taliban attack showed a “failure” by Afghan intelligence and especially by Nato, as heavy street fighting between insurgents and the security fo

Taliban spring shocks Kabul

A Nato soldier stands guard at the scene of an attack by Taliban militants in Kabul on Sunday.

Afghanistan’s Taliban said they launched a spri-ng offensive on Sunday with multiple attacks against Western embass-ies in the central diplomatic area and at Parliament in Kabul, with heavy explosions

36 militants killed, Haqqanis behind attack: Afghan minister

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The Pakistan-based Haqqani network is suspected to have carried out the brazen suicide attacks on Western embassies and Parliament here, the Afghan interior minister has said.

Karzai accuses NATO of failure over attacks

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Monday blamed intelligence failures, particularly on the part of NATO forces supporting his government, for the worst coordinated insurgent attacks in 10 years of war.

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Attacker killed as fighting rages in Kabul

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At least one attacker was killed on Sunday as fighting raged in several locations in the Afghan capital, Kabul police chief, Mohammad Ayoubi Salangi told.

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NATO says attacks in about seven places in Afghan capital

Gunmen launched multiple attacks across the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, with assaults in possibly seven different places, Afghanistan's NATO-led force said.

A spokesperson for NATO's Internationa

German embassy in Kabul damaged in attacks: Foreign ministry

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Germany's embassy in Kabul was damaged on Sunday but no one is believed to be injured, the foreign ministry said after explosions and gunfire rocked the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital.

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Explosions, gunfire heard near US embassy in Kabul

Several large explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard on Sunday near the United States embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul, although the target was not immediately clear.

The US embassy sounded a

Atackers try to enter parliament

Several attackers tried to enter the Afghan parliament in Kabul but were engaged by security forces and driven back, an official said.

They had taken cover in a building near the parliament and fight

Coordinated suicide attacks rock Afghanistan

Suicide bombers struck across Afghanistan in coordinated attacks on Sunday, with explosions and gunfire rocking the diplomatic enclave in the capital as militants took over a hotel and tried to enter

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