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UN strongly condemns terrorist attacks across Afghanistan - UN News Centre

Secretary-General António Guterres and the United Nations Security Council have condemned yesterday's attacks in Afghanistan's Paktya and Ghazni provinces, which left many dead and injured. “He extends his deepest condolences to the families of the ...and more »

43 Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack on military base - RTE.ie

At least 43 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban suicide attack on a military base in southern Afghanistan. It's the third assault of its kind this week, leaving at least 120 people dead. The Defence Ministry said just two soldiers are known ...and more »

Six charts that show Afghanistan's deepening insecurity - IRINnews.org

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan continue to soar as the country's security situation deteriorates, according to the latest statistics released by the UN mission. The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, recorded more than 8,000 civilian ...and more »

Afghanistan fourth-worst place in the world for girls' education: report - RAWA News

Around 130 million girls don't go to school every day. ONE, a global organization that fights extreme poverty, is trying to fix that by finding out where the problem is the worst. Their new report ranks the 10 worst nations in the world for girls to ...and more »

Wave of Taliban suicide attacks on Afghan forces kills at least 74 - RAWA News

At least 74 people have been killed in a wave of Taliban suicide attacks targeting police compounds and government facilities in the south, east and west of Afghanistan. Among those killed was a provincial police chief. Scores of people, including ...and more »

HRW: Two-thirds of Afghan girls do not attend school. - RAWA News

(Kabul) – Afghan government and international donor efforts since 2001 to educate girls have significantly faltered in recent years, Human Rights Watch said in a new report released today. Sixteen years after the US-led military intervention in ...and more »

Taliban suicide attackers kill scores of Afghan soldiers in Kandahar - The Guardian

Attack marks deadliest week since Donald Trump announced new strategy for war against militants in Afghanistan. Sune Engel Rasmussen in Islamabad. Thu 19 Oct 2017 05.31 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 10.12 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Taliban storms army base with suicide bombings, killing 43 Afghan soldiers - Washington Post

KABUL — Taliban forces nearly wiped out an entire Afghan army post late Wednesday, killing 43 soldiers as they stormed a base with suicide bombers in the strife-torn southern province of Kandahar. The group also launched two attacks elsewhere that ...and more »

Afghan Army Unit Nearly Wiped Out as New Taliban Tactic Takes Toll - New York Times

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — An Afghan Army unit in the south of the country was almost completely wiped out on Thursday, defense officials said, in a Taliban attack that used what is becoming one of the group's deadliest tactics: packing vehicles captured ...and more »

Hostage family held in Pakistan for five years: CIA - DAWN.com

WASHINGTON: The CIA head said on Thursday that the US-Canadian couple kidnapped by the militants in Afghanistan were held inside Pakistan for five years before being freed last week. “We had a great outcome last week when we were able to get back four ...and more »