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China aims to improve ties between Afghanistan, Pakistan

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:19:07 GMT2017-06-25T13:19:07Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- China's foreign minister says Beijing will hold a dialogue with Afghanistan and Pakistan to help improve relations between the two South Asian neighbors....

Afghan official says Taliban kill 10 police

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 09:53:55 GMT2017-06-25T09:53:55Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a security post in western Afghanistan, killing at least 10 police and wounding another three....

Taliban leader: Afghan war will end only when NATO leaves

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:31:45 GMT2017-06-23T08:31:45Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The leader of the Afghan Taliban said on Friday that a planned U.S. troop surge will not end the protracted war in the country and vowed to fight on until a full withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan....

Afghanistan sets July 7, 2018 for parliamentary elections

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:15:10 GMT2017-06-22T14:15:10Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Despite relentless insurgent attacks, Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission is announcing that parliamentary polls will be held in the war-torn country on July 7, 2018, almost three years late....

The Latest: Taliban claims deadly Helmand explosion

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:31:43 GMT2017-06-22T13:31:43Z

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Latest on developments in Afghanistan following the suicide car bombing in Helmand province (all times local):...