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40 Taliban eliminated, Kandahar-Uruzgan road cleared

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Jun 03, 2016 - 23:10
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Forty ty insurgents have been killed in Shah Walikot district during an operation aimed to reopen the Kandahar-Uruzgan highway, an official said on Friday.
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15 militants killed, 20 wounded in Pasaband gunbattle

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May 13, 2016 - 12:29
FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Fifteen militants have been killed and 20 others wounded in clash with security forces in Ghor province, local officials claimed on Friday.
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60 rescued as ANA troops raid Taliban-run prison in Helmand

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May 06, 2016 - 11:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghan National Army (ANA) has raided a Taliban -run prison in southern Helmand province, freeing scores of captives, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday. As a result of the overnight raid by ANA’s Special Operation Forces in...
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Pakistan’s Afghan policy slammed as self-destructive

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May 06, 2016 - 09:23
KABUL (Pajhwok): A senior analyst has panned Pakistan ’s Afghan policy as a self-destructive, monotonous and tiresome. He faulted quadrilateral dialogue process as an exaggerated attempt to do things that look impossible or run counter to Pakistan’s...
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30 Taliban killed in Badakhshan operations: MoI

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Sep 11, 2015 - 18:03
KABUL (Pajhwok): As clashes intensified around Raghestan district of northeastern Badakhshan province, the Ministry of Interior on Friday said more than 30 Taliban fighters and five security forces had been killed so far. In a statement, the MoI...
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Peace talks with Taliban to begin in weeks, hopes CEO

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Mar 26, 2015 - 21:44
Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Dr Abdullah on Thursday exuded confidence that talks with the Taliban could begin in the next few weeks, but such a start would not necessarily translate into success. “As regards talks with the...
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7 Pakistani militants eliminated in Tirah airstrike

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Mar 21, 2015 - 18:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seven Pakistani insurgents were killed and five others wounded on Saturday when fighter jets pounded their positions near the Afghanistan border. The news site Dawn.Com, quoting unnamed security officials, said military jets the...
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Militant commander among 4 killed in ANA ambush

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Jan 23, 2015 - 21:58
KABUL (Pajhwok): A militant commander was among four fighters killed by Afghan soldiers in the central province of Uruzgan on Friday, an official said. Provincial government spokesman Dost Mohammad Nayab told Pajhwok Afghan News another four...
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Afghan forces launch counterinsurgency offensive in Balkh

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Jan 16, 2015 - 16:23
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Three militants have been killed and six others wounded during an ongoing security operation in the Albarz mountains of northern Balkh province, officials said on Friday.
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Taliban recognition was a mistake: Musharraf

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Dec 05, 2014 - 00:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Pakistan ’s former military dictator Pervez Musharraf on Thursday said recognition of the oppressive Taliban regime in Afghanistan was a mistake on the part of Islamabad.
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President asks Taliban to enter peace dialogue

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Oct 31, 2014 - 15:54
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Friday invited the Taliban to participate in the government-led reconciliation process in the interest of last peace in the war-torn country.
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9 militants killed in Khyber operation

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Oct 17, 2014 - 12:48
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine militants were killed and 10 others injured in an ongoing operation in Pakistan ’s northwestern tribal region of Khyber Agency, bordering Afghanistan , on Friday.
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4 rebels blown up by own bomb in Laghman

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Sep 19, 2014 - 15:05
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Four insurgents have been killed by the roadside bomb they were planting on the Kabul -Jalalabad highway in eastern Laghman province, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) said on Friday.
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12 militants eliminated in Balochistan clash

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Aug 22, 2014 - 21:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): A dozen militants were killed in an encounter with paramilitary troops in the Kech district of Pakistan ’s southwestern Balochistan province on Friday evening, a news report said.
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Rebel leader designated as terrorist

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Jan 07, 2014 - 20:54
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The United States on Tuesday designated Qari Saifullah, the Taliban shadow deputy governor and an operational commander in southern Zabul province, as a global terrorist.
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6 militant groups renounce violence

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Jan 03, 2014 - 12:47
KABUL ( PAN ): Six militant groups have joined the peace process in Kandahar, Herat, and Nangarhar provinces, the Afghan spu service said on Friday.
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Terror attacks intoleralable: Pakistan COAS

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Dec 22, 2013 - 10:38
KABUL ( PAN ): Pakistan 's new army chief, supporting the ongoing government-led peace process with the Taliban , has said terrorist attacks will no longer be tolerated.
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8 rebels killed in Shindand operation

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Nov 16, 2013 - 10:25
HERAT CITY ( PAN ): Eight militants and a policeman have been killed in Shindand and Ghoryan districts of western Herat province, an official said on Saturday.
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Key commander dead in Waziristan blast

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Aug 22, 2013 - 10:29
KABUL ( PAN ): Five people, including a pro-Al Qaeda Taliban commander, were killed in a remotely-controlled bomb blast in Pakistan 's troubled northwestern region of Waziristan on Thursday morning.
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More than 100 dead in Nangarhar battle

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Aug 02, 2013 - 18:27
JALALABAD ( PAN ): More than 100 people, including policemen, civilians and insurgents have been killed in a new wave of violence in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Friday.
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