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US defence chief in Afghanistan following Taliban army massacre

24 April, 2017

Afghanistan witnessed another massacre of security forces this week, which saw US defence minister Jim Mattis make a surprise visit to the war-torn country.

Taliban attack kills over 100 on Afghan military base

22 April, 2017

Over 100 military personnel, mainly young recruits, were killed in the deadly Taliban assault on an army base in northern Afghanistan.

Abandoned refugees will eventually leave Greece, legally or illegally

19 April, 2017

A tale of two camps: Refugees in Greece face dramatically different experiences, depending on which camp they end up in, reports Katja Lihtenvalner.

A Sino-Russian love-hate affair

18 April, 2017

Comment: The China-Russia alliance could yet cement, but Putin would have to accept the role of junior partner, with China being the dominant player, writes Naveed Ahmad.

Victims of US drone strikes in Afghanistan remain anonymous

11 April, 2017

Comment: Unlike in Iraq and Syria, casualties resulting from US airstrikes often go unreported, leaving the victims anonymous, and numbers unknown, writes Emran Feroz.

Taliban seize key battleground in south Afghanistan

23 March, 2017

Taliban militants have captured a key Afghan district after a year-long offensive bringing further fears of ramped up insurgency for the Kabul government.

Taliban attack kills six Afghan intelligence members

21 March, 2017

A suicide car bomber targeted a checkpoint in southern Helmand province manned by intelligence officers, in the latest attack by Taliban insurgents on Afghan security.

Another Kabul bombing leaves Afghanistan on tenterhooks

13 March, 2017

The Taliban's infamous Spring offensive seems well underway with another bombing leave Kabul shocked and wondering whether security forces can control the volatile situation.

IS claim responsibility for Afghan hospital raid

08 March, 2017

IS-linked media said its militants carried out an undercover attack at an Afghan military hospital in Kabul, as security forces struggle to cope with a growing insurgency.

Afghan militants attack military hospital 'dressed as doctors'

08 March, 2017

Afghanistan is reeling from another suspected Taliban attack, as an ongoing firefight rages between security forces and militants, holed up in a military hospital.

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