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Suicide blast kills three Afghan civilians


A Taliban suicide bomber killed three civilians in southern Afghanistan on Saturday when he detonated explosives in a failed attempt to target foreign forces fighting the Islamist insurgents, officials said.

Afghan bombs kill 23 policemen in 24 hours


Insurgents killed a total of 23 policemen across Afghanistan within 24 hours, officials said today, reflecting the increasing police role in the war before the withdrawal of NATO troops.

Many beheaded at party in bloody Afghan day


Taliban Islamist insurgents beheaded 17 party-goers, 10 Afghan soldiers were killed and two NATO troops shot dead in a new insider attack in a bloody day across Afghanistan, officials said Monday.


Taliban behead 17 at party in Afghanistan: Officials

Taliban Islamist insurgents beheaded 17 civilians, including two women, who were holding a party with music in a southern Afghanistan village, officials said on Monday.

Angry Afghans chop off ears of roadside bomb suspect


Angry residents in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday chopped off the ears of a man accused of planting a roadside bomb that killed two civilians, an official said.

Two teenagers wer

Killer Afghan officer was not Taliban: General


The commander of an Afghan lieutenant who killed two British soldiers denied on Tuesday that the officer was a Taliban infiltrator, saying he had served in the army with credit for years.

Concern is

Man in Afghan army uniform kills two NATO troops

A man wearing Afghan army uniform shot dead two soldiers from NATO's US-led force in southern Afghanistan on Monday, a military spokesman said.

The deaths come after a series of 'green-on-blue' attac

Nine killed in Afghan bombing: District chief

Seven policemen and a foreign soldier were among nine people killed in an improvised explosive device attack in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, a local official said on Sunday.

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Many willing to cut Afghan shooting suspect slack


He is accused of the kind of crime that makes people shiver, the killing of families in their own homes under cover of night, the butchery of defenseless children. Under normal circumstances, American

Bomb blast kills four on Afghan-Pakistan border: police

Four civilians were killed and 10 injured on Wednesday when a remotely controlled motorbike bomb exploded in an Afghan town on the border with Pakistan, police said.

Officials blamed the attack in t

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