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Taliban envoys in Islamabad amid new peace push

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Jan 16, 2018 - 11:58
PESHWAR (Pajhwok): A three-member team from Taliban’s political office in Qatar has arrived in Islamabad in an ostensible move to explore the possibility of restarting peace parleys with the Afghan government. Led by Shahabuddin Dilawar the Taliban...
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Reconcile or face death, Nicholson tells insurgents

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Jan 15, 2018 - 19:59
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): US and NATO forces top commander in Afghanistan Gen. Nicholson on Monday asked the Taliban to either reconcile with the Afghan government or face death.
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Taliban kill HIA commander’s sons in Ghor clash

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Jan 13, 2018 - 18:07
FEROZ KOH (Pajhowk): Two sons of a former Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) commander have been killed and he injured in a clash with Taliban insurgents in western Ghor province, an official said Saturday. Gunmen loyal to Taliban commander Abdul Hamid...
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Taliban out to foment ethnic trouble in Ghazni: Governor

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Jan 13, 2018 - 15:29
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): The governor of southern Ghazni province on Saturday accused the Taliban of stirring up tribal disputes. However, the militant group rejected the allegation. Governor Abdul Karim Mateen told reporters here the Taliban, in...
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At least 4 soldiers among 11 killed in Helmand attack

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Jan 13, 2018 - 13:10
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Four Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and seven Taliban insurgents have been killed in a clash in the Greshk district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Saturday. A reliable source, speaking on condition of...
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25 rebels killed in Faryab airstrikes, Taliban deny

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Jan 11, 2018 - 15:53
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least 25 Taliban insurgents have been killed in airstrikes by foreign forces in northern Faryab province, where separately five other militants shunned insurgency, police said on Thursday.
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Commander among 20 militants killed in Nangarhar operation

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Jan 11, 2018 - 14:12
جلال اباد (پژواک، ۲۱ مرغومی ۹۶): د ننګرهار ولايت سيمه یيز چارواکي وایي چې افغان ځانګړو ځواکونو په خوږياڼو ولسوالۍ کې د عملياتو پر مهال د يوه قوماندان په ګډون شل وسله وال طالبان وژلي دي.
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8 Daesh, 7 Taliban join peace process in Nangarhar

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Jan 10, 2018 - 16:17
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Fifteen insurgents, more than half of them Daesh affiliates, have joined the peace process in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday/ The former fighters included eight Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS)...
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Deny Taliban, Haqqanis safe havens, US asks Pakistan

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Jan 09, 2018 - 11:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): Days after suspending security assistance to its persistently troublesome ally in the war on terror, the Trump administration has asked Pakistan to deny the Taliban and Haqqanis safe havens on its soil. Army Col. Rob Manning told...
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Presence of Taliban leaders in Pakistan a proven fact: CEO

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Jan 08, 2018 - 15:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The government on Monday said the presence of Taliban leaders outside Afghanistan was a patent reality known to the entire world. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah, addressing a cabinet meeting, said there was no need for...
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30 Taliban killed, 33 injured in Ghazni operations

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Jan 07, 2018 - 22:23
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Thirty Taliban insurgents have been killed and another 33 wounded during security forces’ operations in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Sunday. Maj. Gen. Shaor Gul, 203th Thunder military corps commander, told Pajhwok...
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9 Taliban killed, their vehicles, bikes, arms destroyed

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Jan 06, 2018 - 18:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nine Taliban insurgents were killed in a nighttime operation by the Afghan Special Forces in southern Helmand province, the spy service said on Saturday. Another 18 militants were captured alive, including three notorious commanders...
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Taliban commander among 4 killed by own explosives

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Jan 06, 2018 - 11:46
ASADABAD (Pajhwok): A notorious Taliban commander has been killed along with three associates in a landmine explosion in eastern Kunar province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Saturday. A statement from the ministry said the militants were...
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Taliban kingpin among dozen fighters perish in Uruzgan airstrike

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Jan 02, 2018 - 12:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Taliban shadow deputy governor for central Uruzgan province has been killed along with his 11 comrades during an airstrike, a statement from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said on Tuesday. The air raid by security forces was...
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Taliban slay family of pro-govt militiaman

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Jan 01, 2018 - 15:27
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Taliban militants allegedly shot dead six members of a family, parents and their four daughters, inside their home in Kohistan district of northern Faryab province, an official said on Monday. The security official, who spoke on...
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Police officer released from Taliban captivity in Badakhshan

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Dec 30, 2017 - 14:48
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A police officer kidnapped by the Taliban in the Yaftal-i-Paen district of northeastern Badakhshan province has been freed against 300,000 afghanis ransom money, an official said. Col. Tash Mohammad, police chief of the Yafal-i-...
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Taliban hang Helmand man to death on murder charges

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Dec 30, 2017 - 12:45
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The Taliban insurgents have hanged a man to death on murder charges in the Nawzad district of southern Helmand province, the militant group said on Saturday. Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, the Taliban spokesman, said the slain individual...
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5 Taliban killed, 10 suspects held in Helmand night raid

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Dec 29, 2017 - 19:57
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Security officials on Friday said five Taliban have been killed and 10 suspected militants arrested during a night time commando action in the Garamsir district of southern Helmand province.
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Key Taliban leader detained by NDS agents in Jawzjan

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Dec 27, 2017 - 13:52
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Intelligent operatives have detained a key Taliban figure in Shiberghan, the capital of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Wednesday. The deputy police chief for Jawzjan, Col. Abdul Hafiz Khashe, identified the...
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5 bodies found dumped near Ghazni school

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Dec 27, 2017 - 02:11
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have killed five young men whose bodies were found dumped near a school in the capital of southern Ghazni province, an official said on Tuesday. Mohammad Arif Noori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok...
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