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Taliban threaten 70% of Afghanistan, BBC finds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Taliban fighters, whom US-led forces spent billions of dollars trying to defeat, are now openly active in 70% of Afghanistan, a BBC study has found. Months of research across the country show how ...

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Afghanistan attack: Save the Children suspends programmes

Media playback is unsupported on your device The UK charity Save the Children has temporarily suspended its programmes in Afghanistan after an attack on its offices in the city of Jalalabad. Three members of staff and one soldier were killed ...

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Gunmen storm Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Gunmen stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces surrounding the building, killing at least two people and wounding 12, officials said. ...

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Militants storm Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Militants stormed an office of the Save the Children aid agency in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday and battled security forces who surrounded the building, wounding at least 11 people, officials said. The attack ...

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Save the Children office in Afghanistan hit by attack

At least 11 people have been injured in an ongoing attack on the offices of international aid agency Save the Children in Afghanistan. An explosion took place outside the organisation’s compound in Jalalabad, authorities told the BBC. Gunmen then entered ...

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Save the Children Agency Office Rocked by Blast in Afghanistan

Save the Children Agency Office Rocked by Blast in Afghanistan

Advertisement KABUL, Afghanistan — An explosion rocked the office of the Save the Children aid agency during fighting in the eastern Afghanistan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, a provincial government spokesman said. Inamullah Miakhial, a spokesman for Nangahar regional hospital, ...

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Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 17 at Funeral in Afghanistan

Advertisement KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber walked into a cemetery in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday and blew himself up during the funeral of a local official, killing at least 17 people and wounding 14 others, an official said. The ...

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Afghanistan suicide attack: Dozens killed as Shia centre hit in Kabul

At least 40 people have been killed and 30 wounded in a suicide attack at a Shia cultural and religious organisation in a western area of the Afghan capital, Kabul. The interior ministry told the BBC the suicide blast was ...

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