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World May 26Afghan government releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners
The Afghan government has released hundreds of Taliban prisoners. The releases Tuesday mark its single largest prisoner release since the U.S. and the Taliban signed a peace deal earlier this year.
World Apr 06From Iran’s hot zone, Afghans flee back home and spread virus
Mahdi Noori, a young Afghan refugee in Iran, joined a large migration of some 200,000 Afghans and counting who have been flowing home across the border for weeks — from a country that is one of the world’s biggest epicenters…
World Mar 09Dueling Afghan leaders hold simultaneous inauguration ceremonies for themselves
The rival leaders were each sworn in as president in separate ceremonies on Monday, throwing plans for negotiations with the Taliban into chaos and creating a dilemma for the United States as it figures out how to move its peace…
World Dec 25Afghan official says Taliban abducted 26 peace activists
The insurgents staged the ambush in the district of Bala Buluk in Farah province on Tuesday.
World Dec 14Insider attack kills 9 Afghan militia, officials say
At least one member of an Afghan militia opened fire on his fellow militiamen early Saturday, killing nine, in what the country’s interior ministry called an insider attack, an Afghan official said.
World Sep 05Taliban suicide bombing kills U.S. soldier, 10 Afghan civilians
The American soldier was the fourth U.S. service member killed in the past two weeks in Afghanistan.