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  • A U.S. soldier with the NATO forces patrols at the scene of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. A man wearing a black overcoat and carrying an umbrella as a shelter against the heavy snow crossed a street in the Afghan capital toward an idling bus filled with Afghan soldiers, where he lay down and wiggled underneath. Then an explosion engulfed the undercarriage of the bus in flames. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

    Taliban kill 17 Afghans in attack in east

    Taliban insurgents poisoned and then shot to death 17 people in an overnight attack on a government-backed militia post in eastern Afghanistan, an official said Wednesday.

  • An Afghan soldier adjusts bullets in his gun on a military helicopter Sept. 10, 2012, during a flight transporting journalists from Kabul to Bagram to attend the hand over ceremony of a U.S.-run prison in Bagram, Afghanistan, to the Afghan government. (Associated Press)

    Taliban accuse U.S. of 'unjust' war in Afghanistan

    The U.S. used the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks as an "illegal pretext" for an "unjust" war on Afghanistan, the Taliban said in a statement on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the attacks.

  • Jalaluddin Haqqani

    Afghans: Sources confirm Badruddin Haqqani is dead

    Afghanistan's intelligence agency said Sunday its operatives have confirmed that the son of the founder of the powerful Haqqani militant network was killed in an airstrike in Pakistan, even as the Taliban vowed that he was alive and well.

  • Taliban coordinate attacks in Kabul, three other cities

    The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on as many as seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting NATO bases, the parliament and Western embassies.

  • Smoke rises following attacks on Sunday, April 15, 2012, by Taliban militants on three neighborhoods of Kabul, Afghanistan, that are home to government buildings, Western embassies and NATO facilities. (AP Photo/AP Video)

    Taliban attacks Afghan capital, 3 other cities

    The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on at least seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting NATO headquarters, the parliament and diplomatic residences. Militants also launched near-simultaneous assaults in three other eastern cities.

  • Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar (center left) talks with her Afghan counterpart, Zalmai Rasool (center right), during their meeting in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/S. Sabawoon, Pool)

    Afghan Taliban deny they're ready to talk peace

    The Taliban denied Wednesday that the movement is planning direct talks with the Afghan government to end the 10-year-old war, while a leaked NATO report suggested the insurgents are confident they will regain power after international troops leave.

  • An Afghan border policeman, left, along with U.S. soldiers are seen near the scene of a suicide attack in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. A teenage suicide bomber slipped inside police headquarters in Kandahar in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, detonating his cache of explosives and wounding one officer, the chief of the headquarters said. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)

    Taliban: Afghan talks won't mean end to fighting

    The Taliban's political wing is ready to enter peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan, but the insurgents will in the meantime continue their armed struggle, the group said Thursday.

  • ** FILE ** Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during the last day of the Loya Jirga, or grand council, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    Afghan Taliban to open Qatar office for peace talks

    A decision by the Afghan Taliban to set up a liaison office in Qatar is the first concrete step in a decade by the militants toward a peace deal, but it shuts out a key negotiating partner — Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government.

  • Ashraf Ghani, head of the Transition Commission raises Afghanistan's flag during the transfer of authority in Mehterlam, Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. NATO handed over responsibility for the security of the capital of an eastern province to Afghan forces Tuesday, the latest step in a transition process that will lead to the withdrawal of all foreign combat troops by the end of 2014. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    Taliban say hackers broke into phone, website

    The Taliban in Afghanistan insisted Wednesday that their leader Mullah Mohammed Omar was alive, saying a text message and Internet posting announcing his death were fake.

  • This video image shows Afghan police vehicles near the Inter-Continental hotel in Kabul on June 28, 2011, following a blast at the hotel. At least one suicide bomber blew himself up late Tuesday night inside the Western-style hotel, police said. (Associated Press/APTN)

    Suicide bomber hits Kabul hotel; gunbattles erupt

    At least one suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Western-style hotel in Kabul late Tuesday night and Afghan police who rushed to the scene fought other assailants with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades.

  • ** FILE ** Afghan police stop people outside the Sakhi shrine during Nawroz, a new year ceremony, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, March 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    Taliban claims to have kidnapped 50 Afghan police

    The Taliban claimed Sunday that it kidnapped 50 Afghan policemen in northeastern Afghanistan — part of the insurgents' murder-and-intimidation campaign against anyone affiliated with the U.S.-backed government.

  • U.S. soldiers from First Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division set their positions Sunday in West Now Ruzi village, in Panjwai district, Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

    Taliban vows to force NATO out before 2014 pullout

    The Taliban on Sunday vowed to force the U.S.-led coalition to abandon Afghanistan before a 2014 date set by the alliance for handing over security responsibility to its allied Afghan forces.

  • An Afghan youth rides past election posters of parliamentarian candidates in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Taliban vowed to attack polling places in Sept. 18 parliamentary elections, warning Afghans not to participate in what it called a sham vote. (Associated Press)

    Taliban threatens to attack Afghan polling places

    The Taliban vowed Sunday to attack polling places in Sept. 18 parliamentary elections, warning Afghans not to participate in what it called a sham vote.

  • A leaflet distributed Sunday by the U.S. military to civilians in Logar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, shows a missing U.S. Navy sailor with an offer of a $20,000 for information on his whereabouts. The leaflet reads: "This American troop is missing. He was last seen in a white Land Cruiser vehicle. If you have any information about this solider, kindly contact the Logar Joint Coordination Center." U.S. and NATO officials confirmed that two American Navy personnel disappeared Friday in the eastern province of Logar, after an armored sports utility vehicle was seen driving into a Taliban-held area. (Associated Press)

    Taliban offers to trade dead sailor for prisoners

    The Taliban claimed Sunday that they killed a U.S. sailor and kidnapped another as NATO forces ramped up a massive search for the servicemen, who went missing two days earlier in an area held by the militants.

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