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Afghanistan: Balkh suicide attacks leaves 1 killed

Kabul: At least one person died eight others were hurt as a car bombing targeted an Afghan NDS convoy in Balkh province of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said.

Unknown gunmen kill Deputy Head of Paktia Provincial Council

Kabul: Unknown gunmen killed the deputy head of Paktia Provincial Council in Gardez city of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said.

US Embassy in Afghanistan warns of extremists' attacks on women

Moscow/Sputnik: The US Embassy in Afghanistan has issued a security alert for its citizens, warning about an increased risk of attacks on women by the extremist organizations.

Afghanistan: IED blast in Kalafgan leaves2 dead

Kabul: An IED blast rocked Afghanistan's Kalafgan district on Tuesday which left two people killed and 12 others injured, media reports said.

Afghanistan: Unknown gunmen kill university professor 

Kabul:  Unknown gunmen shot dead a university professor in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Tuesday, media reports said.

'China-Pakistan may contradict in their stand on Taliban coming to power in Afghanistan'

Kabul: There seems to be a clear contrasting belief between China and Pakistan on whether the Taliban should come to power in Afghanistan, an opinion piece published in a top Kabul-based news agency claimed.

Former senator, 5 guards killed in Taliban ambush in W. Afghanistan

Kabul/Xinhua: Taliban militants killed a former Afghan senator and five of his guards in the country's western Badghis province on Monday, the acting provincial governor confirmed.

Afghan government team seeks to end ongoing war, violence via talks with Taliban: Kabul

Kabul/Sputnik: The Afghan government's team intends to put an end to the longstanding war and violence in the country and ensure lasting peace via the ongoing peace talks with the Taliban in the Qatari capital of Doha, Afghan presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said on Monday.

Taliban ceasefire negotiations will take time: Afghanistan’s Abdullah warns government

Doha/Sputnik: The ongoing peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban in the Qatari capital of Doha will be lengthy, as a decades-long war cannot be concluded in a matter of days, Abdullah Abdullah, the chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation, said at a press conference on Sunday.

Taliban spokesman says ceasefire in Afghanistan to happen when gov’t adopts Islamic system

Doha/Sputnik: A lasting ceasefire in Afghanistan will be reached once the governmental system in the country becomes Islamic, Suhail Shaheen, the spokesman for the Taliban's political office, said on the sidelines of the ongoing peace talks in Doha on Saturday.

Afghanistan: Blast rocks wedding ceremony in Khost, four killed

Kabul: A motorcycle, which was embedded with explosive devices, rushed through a wedding ceremony in Khost province of Afghanistan and left at least four people killed.

Motorbike bombing at wedding party kills 4, wounds 8 in E Afghanistan

Khost, Afghanistan/Xinhua: Four people were killed and eight others injured as a motorbike bomb struck a wedding party in eastern Afghanistan's Khost province on Thursday, provincial police spokesman Haider Adel said Friday.

UN denounces Kabul attack targeting Afghan Vice President

New York: The United Nations has strongly condemned Wednesday's attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, targeting the official convoy of the country's First Vice President, Amrullah Saleh.

Taliban kills 16 afghan servicemen in Nangarhar province: Source

Kabul/Sputnik: The Taliban Islamist movement has attacked positions of the Afghan security forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, leaving 16 servicemen dead and some more injured, a local source told Sputnik on Friday.

Two Afghan police officers killed in Taliban attack in Helmand province

Kabul/Sputnik: At least two Afghan police officers were killed and two civilians were injured in a Taliban attack in the Nawa district of Helmand on Wednesday, a security source said.