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Taliban Storm Afghan Checkpoints In Deadly Assault

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 06.13.2015 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters overran multiple checkpoints in a nighttime raid in Afghanistan's volatile southern Helmand province, ...

Afghan Soldiers Beheaded In Taliban Attack

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 04.14.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters swarmed over Afghan army posts in the country's northeast, killing at least 18 soldiers and beheading som...

Taliban Massacre Survivor Posts Devastating Back To School Photo

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 01.14.2015 | World

The young students who survived one of Pakistan's worst terrorist attacks returned this week to the school where the massacre took place, but without ...

Taliban Raid Foreign Aid Workers' Compound In Kabul, 2 Dead

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.29.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban attackers armed with suicide bomb vests and assault rifles killed two people, one a foreigner, during a raid on a ...

Taliban Attack Rocks Upscale Kabul District

AP | LYNNE O'DONNELL | Posted 01.27.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described...

12 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Taliban Attack

AP | AMIR SHAH and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 11.03.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban struck a government compound in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday in a dawn attack that included two suicide tru...

Taliban Militants Set 200 Oil Tankers Ablaze In Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

KABUL, July 5 (Reuters) - Taliban insurgents set fire on Saturday to about 200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces in an attack just ou...

Taliban Attack Kills 13 Soldiers

AP | AMIR SHAH and KIM GAMEL | Posted 06.12.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants stormed an Afghan army outpost on Friday, killing more than a dozen soldiers in an area that is a major i...

Taliban Poison, Gun Down 17 Afghans In Eastern Outpost

AP | AMIR SHAH and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents poisoned, then shot and killed 17 people as they slept at a local police post in eastern Afghanistan, on...

Taliban Shoot Teenage Activist

AP | SHERIN ZADA and REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 12.09.2012 | World

MINGORA, Pakistan -- Fourteen-year-old Malala Yousufzai was admired across a battle-scarred region of Pakistan for exposing the Taliban's atrocities a...

Taliban Attack At Kabul Hotel Ends

Reuters | Mirwais Harooni and Samar Zwak | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

By Mirwais Harooni and Samar Zwak KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) - Elite Afghan police backed by NATO forces ended a 12-hour siege on Frida...

Taliban Gunmen Attack Popular Hotel

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

(Adds details, quotes) By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) - Afghan Taliban gunmen, some armed...

Taliban Attack Coalition Base In Brutal Raid

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents detonated a truck bomb, then tried to storm a NATO base Friday in eastern Afghanistan, but coalition for...

Taliban Insurgents Storm Government Building, Killing 10

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents stormed a government building in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, setting off a firefight that killed 10 ...

Forces Halt 'Most Ambitious' Taliban Attack Since Offensive Declared

AP | By MIRWAIS KHAN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.08.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Afghan security forces on Sunday killed a few insurgents who had barricaded themselves inside a hotel in the southern city of...

Taliban Attack: Afghanistan Capital Under Assault

AP | ROBERT H. REID and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Taliban militants wearing explosive vests launched a brazen daylight assault Monday on the center of Kabul, with suicide bombings and gu...

Two Afghan Schoolgirls Blinded After Being Sprayed With Acid

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two men on a motorcycle used water pistols to spray acid on girls walking to school Wednesday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, blinding at lea...