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Taliban confirm visit, rule out Beijing’s mediation

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Jan 27, 2015 - 13:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): Taliban on Tuesday confirmed that their delegation had visited China for the resumption of peace overtures but rejected reports about Beijing’s role as mediator.
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5 dead as rebels storm Batikot bazaar

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Dec 31, 2014 - 12:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two civilians a policeman and two attackers were killed and 14 others, incuding chidren, wounded when militants launched a coordinated attack on the Batikot district headquarters in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday.
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Afghan media boycotts Taliban coverage

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Dec 21, 2014 - 22:43
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan media professionals announced a blackout on Sunday on Taliban-related reports until the group stopped targetting civilians and journalists.
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Taliban’s shadow governor among 4 killed

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Dec 17, 2014 - 15:15
FAIZABAD/ZARANJ (Pajhwok): Taliban’s shadow governor for northeastern Badakhshan province is among four militants killed by security forces, officials said on Wednesday.
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Taliban ready to swap police for rebels

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Dec 08, 2014 - 16:27
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban have sought the release of their jailed colleagues from Afghan prisons in exchange for the 14 policemen held by them in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday.
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Shadow governor among 13 rebels killed

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Nov 10, 2014 - 12:10
KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): At least 13 militants, including their designated governor for northern Takhar province, have been killed during an operation in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday.
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Russian pilot freed from Taliban’s captivity

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Oct 31, 2014 - 16:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Friday announced releasing a Russian pilot who was kidnapped by militants in April 2013 in the Azra district of central Logar province.
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US still insists on military solution: Taliban

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Oct 07, 2014 - 17:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): On the 13th anniversary of the US-led coalition’s invasion of Afghanistan, the Taliban on Tuesday said the United States continued to press for military solution to the conflict.
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Tweet locates Taliban’s spokesman in Pakistan

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Oct 04, 2014 - 15:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): A tweet by the Taliban's spokesman in Afghanistan gave his location as being in neighboring Pakistan, media reports said on Saturday.
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158 rebels killed in Dur Baba offensive

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Sep 27, 2014 - 20:09
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): A clearing operation was wrapped up on Saturday in the Durbaba district of eastern Nangarhar province after the elimination of 158 insurgents, an official said.
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Ajristan residents hang 4 Taliban in revenge

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Sep 27, 2014 - 18:42
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Four Taliban militants were hanged to death by residents of the Ajristan district of southern Ghazni province in retaliation to the beheading of 15 civilians, a senior official said on Saturday.
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Dostum ready for talks with Taliban

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Sep 27, 2014 - 18:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Gen. Abdur Rashid Dostum, the vice president-elect, on Saturday condemned Taliban’s latest assaults but expressed his willingness for peace dialogue.
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Taliban’s district chief among 3 killed in Herat

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Sep 23, 2014 - 15:39
, HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban’s shadow chief for the Pashtun Zarghoon district of western Herat has been killed in a clash, security official said.
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Taliban reject new govt, vow to fight on

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Sep 22, 2014 - 15:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): Rejecting the announcement of the new unity government in Afghanistan as a product of false elections, the Taliban on Monday said they would continue to fight against it.
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10 militants killed in Maidan Wardak clashes

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Sep 22, 2014 - 13:01
MAIDAN SHAHAR (Pajhwok): At least 10 militants including Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) members have been killed during separate security incidents in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said on Monday.
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In search of officials, Taliban block Ghazni roads

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Sep 21, 2014 - 15:04
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have blocked highways connecting five districts to the provincial capital in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Sunday.
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Afghan rebel leader killed in Waziristan clash

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Sep 20, 2014 - 13:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): A militant commander, who was recently freed from the Bagram jail, has been killed in clashes with Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency, the Pakistani Taliban said on Saturday.
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18 militants eliminated in operations: MoI

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Sep 12, 2014 - 11:14
KABUL (Pajhwok): Eighteen insurgents have been killed in security operations in different parts of the country over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Interior said on Friday.
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17 militants eliminated in clashes

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Sep 06, 2014 - 14:46
PUL-I-ALAM/LASHKARGAH/JALALABAD (Pajhwok): At least 17 Taliban were killed and as many wounded in separate clashes in different parts of the country, officials said on Saturday.
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Taliban claim killing 11 foes in Farah

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Aug 31, 2014 - 15:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban on Sunday claimed responsibility for the killing of eleven labourers a day earlier in western Farah province, saying the slain individuals were members of the Afghan Local Police (ALP) force.
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