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12 villages of Qaisar district retaken from insurgents

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Feb 11, 2016 - 11:01
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Afghan police have cleared a dozen villages of the Qaisar district of northern Faryab province of Taliban’s presence, an official claimed on Thursday. The villages were cleared by a 100-member unit of Afghan Local Police (ALP) led...
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Taliban start digging Ghazni mines, claims governor

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Feb 10, 2016 - 15:18
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The Taliban have started digging mines in southern Ghazni province, the governor claimed on Wednesday, but the rebels denied. Governor Mohammad Aman Hamim told reporters here that the armed insurgents had started extracting...
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Kunduz City outskirts under Taliban's control: Danishi

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Feb 09, 2016 - 16:13
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Acting governor of northers Kunduz province admitted on Tuesday, his last day in office, the outskirts of the provincial capital were under Taliban's control. During a farewell meeting with elders, provincial council members...
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18 Taliban militants killed as clash continues in Uruzgan

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Feb 07, 2016 - 20:18
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): Eighteen Taliban militants have been killed during a clash with Afghan security forces in Dehrawud district of central Uruzgan province on Sunday, the district police chief said. Mohammad Nabi told Pajhwok Afghan News that the...
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Gen. Campbell rules out Taliban’s return to power

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Feb 07, 2016 - 19:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US and NATO top commander in Afghanistan on Sunday said the international community would never accept the return of Taliban to rule, saying the only way with the rebels was to join the peace process.
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Taliban’s intelligence chief, deputy kidnapped in Quetta

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Feb 07, 2016 - 18:24
QUETTA (Pajhwok): Taliban intelligence chief and his deputy have been separately kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, sources in the insurgency said on Sunday. A source close to the Taliban told Pajhwok Afghan News that...
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6 insurgents suffer casualties in Sar-i-Pul clashes

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Feb 07, 2016 - 17:49
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): At least six militants have suffered casualties and 12 motorcycles seized from Taliban in northern Sar-I-Pul province, a senior official said on Sunday. Governor Mohammad Zahir Wahdat told Pajhwok Afghan News two rebels were...
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Taliban control 95pc of Uruzgan’s Dehrawud: elders

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Feb 04, 2016 - 21:20
TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): The Taliban are in control of 95 percent areas of Dehrawud district in central Uruzgan province, tribal elders and residents said on Thursday.
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Pakistani among 6 suspected militants detained in Baghlan

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Feb 04, 2016 - 18:40
PUL-I-KHUMRI (Pajhwok): Six suspected militants, including one from Pakistan’s tribal region of Waziristani, have been arrested in northern Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday.
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Taliban embark on arson campaign in Kunduz

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Feb 03, 2016 - 17:11
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials said militants had started torching houses of Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel and uprising members in a number of districts of northern Kunduz province.
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Former interior minister Daudzai apologises to Taliban

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Jan 30, 2016 - 18:13
KABUL (Pajhwok): Former interior minister Omer Daudzai apologised to Taliban representatives during an informal conference in Doha last week, a participant said on Saturday. The Pugwash Conferences, is a Canadian Nobel Prize-winning science group...
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Militants enjoy sanctuaries in Pakistan: Gen. Nicholson

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Jan 29, 2016 - 14:01
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The Taliban and the Haqqani network continued to enjoy sanctuaries inside Pakistan, posing a major challenge to both American and Afghan forces inside Afghanistan, a top American general told lawmakers on Thursday. “This (safe...
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4 deminers killed in Helmand gun attack

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Jan 27, 2016 - 16:48
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Suspected Taliban militants on Wednesday shot dead four deminers and injured a fifth in Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said. The victims, employees of the Demining Agency for Afghanistan (DAFA), were...
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Taliban shoot, injured 7 civilians in Parwan

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Jan 26, 2016 - 18:11
CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): Local residents on Tuesday said Taliban militants shot and injured seven civilians after pulling them off passenger vehicles in Shinwari district of central Parwan province. They claimed the Taliban shot injured the civilians in...
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Taliban control 300 Kunduz schools, recruit students

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Jan 25, 2016 - 09:56
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Local officials say more than 300 schools are under Taliban’s control in northern Kunduz province, where the insurgents recruit students for fighting.
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5 Taliban, Daesh fighters eliminated in drone strikes

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Jan 23, 2016 - 15:08
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Five militants have been killed in new US drone strikes in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday.
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US insists on Af-Pak joint efferts against Taliban

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Jan 22, 2016 - 12:27
WASHINGON (Pajhwok): The White House on Thursday asked Afghanistan and Pakistan that it was important for both the countries to jointly work for addressing security challenges posed by Taliban.
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Police detain Taliban’s mayor in Takhar

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Jan 18, 2016 - 20:35
TALOQAN (Pajhwok): Police on Monday detained a Taliban’s mayor and financial affairs head for Darqad district of northeastern Takhar province, officials said.
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Kapisa residents resent Taliban ban Salam operations

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Jan 17, 2016 - 17:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): The militants have forced telecom companies to switch off their antennas at night, banning operations of a government-owned firm in far-flung areas of central Kapisa province. A government-run telecom company, Salam launched its...
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Uprising commander, 5 militants killed in Jawzjan incidents

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Jan 13, 2016 - 12:25
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Five Taliban fighters and a public uprising commander have been killed in separate incidents in the northern province of Jawzjan, officials said on Wednesday. Two motorbikes and three Kalashnikovs were seized from the militants...
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