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Taliban claims bomb attack as it pushes for Afghan talks

May 18, 2020 - 4:40 PM

At least 7 intelligence personnel are killed by a car bomb in the eastern province of Ghazni, Afghanistan

CAR BOMBING. Afghan security personnel stand guard near the site of a car bomb targeting the National Directorate of Security unit in Ghazni on May 18, 2020. Photo by Zakeria Hashimi/AFP

At least 100 security forces killed in fight for Afghan city

Aug 13, 2018 - 9:41 PM

Defense minister Tariq Shah Bahrami also says 194 insurgents had been killed and 147 wounded

GHAZNI BATTLES. This screen grab taken from AFPTV video on August 13, 2018 of video shot on August 12 shows an injured man (R) receiving medical treatment at Ghazni Provincial Hospital in the Afghan city of Ghazni. Photo by Mohammad Anwar Danishyar/AFP

Fight for Afghan city rages despite gov't claim of upper hand

Aug 12, 2018 - 4:26 PM

An Agence France-Presse reporter says Taliban fighters continue to torch government offices and have control over several police checkpoints

TALIBAN IN CONTROL? Officials say Afghan special forces are also being deployed to the southeastern city of Ghazni after the latest attempt by the Taliban to capture an urban center. File photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP

Afghan gov't forces in control of embattled city, officials say

Aug 11, 2018 - 9:35 PM

'The situation is fully under control. The city is not going to fall,' says the interior ministry spokesman, after confusion mounted over Ghazni's fate following hours of official silence

U.S. launches airstrikes as Taliban attack Afghan city

Aug 10, 2018 - 3:44 PM

An official says the Taliban began the attack late Thursday, August 9, from several positions around the city

ATTACK. Officials say Afghan special forces are also being deployed to the southeastern city of Ghazni after the latest attempt by the Taliban to capture an urban center. File photo by Wakil Kohsar / AFP

Afghan teen flogged for 'affair'

Sep 16, 2012 - 8:12 AM

Many fear gains in women s rights are under threat as NATO troops leave and Kabul seeks peace with Islamist insurgents