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Afghanistan elections: 'I want to fulfil my slain father's dreams'

Narinder Singh is the only Sikh candidate in the Afghan parliamentary elections.

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Afghan drought 'displacing more people than Taliban conflict'

The UN is allocating $34.6m to help 2.2m people estimated to have been affected by the drought.

Taliban and US envoy met, spokesman for insurgent group says

US envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad met with Taliban leaders Friday to discuss the conflict in Afghanistan, a statement from the insurgent ...

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Taliban, US Agree to Sustain Direct Dialogue on Afghan Peace

The United States and the Taliban held a new round of direct talks this week in Qatar, where the two sides agreed to continue the dialogue process to ...

Deaths of civilians spike as US, Afghan air forces pound Afghanistan

The number of civilians killed or injured by airstrikes in Afghanistan has risen a startling 39% year on year, according to new UN figures, casting ...

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World's Most Dangerous Cities: Behind bars with the Taliban

Ben Zand heads to Kabul, one of the most terrorised cities in the world, to meet Taliban members.

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U.S. service member killed in action in Afghanistan

The U.S. military mission is focused mainly on supporting and advising Afghan forces, as well fighting al Qaeda and other extremist groups.

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Airstrikes Are Killing More Civilians in Afghanistan, U.N. Warns

At least 24 Afghan civilians have been killed in recent days in three separate attacks by Afghan or coalition planes.

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Afghan military officers 'go missing after training in US'

Two Afghan military officers on training reportedly failed to board their flight home from Boston.

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Northern California's 'Little Kabul' a Cultural Hub to One of America's Largest Afghan Communities

Alameda County in California, known as a retreat for hippies four decades ago, has become home to one of the largest Afghan American communities in ...

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Afghan children killed in police station bomb blast

The children were playing near a police station when the bomb blast happened, witnesses say.

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‘Suicider!’ Came the Warning. For Afghans, Wrestlers’ Deaths Resound.

The Islamic State killed as many as 30 Afghan wrestlers in a suicide bombing at their gym. The survivors blame the government, too. Now they are rebuilding.

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My holiday with the Afghan mujahideen

A man's neighbour invited him on holiday to war zone in Afghanistan for an extraordinary experience.

Pakistan PM Khan vows to grant Afghan refugees citizenship

Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed to grant citizenship to Afghan refugees, a policy reversal that may affect over a million people.

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