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Taliban bomb expert accidently kills himself and 4 sons

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:48:57 GMT2017-01-18T13:48:57Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The government says an expert bomb maker for the insurgent Taliban inadvertently killed himself and his four sons in northern Afghanistan, while building a cache of roadside bombs....

Taliban release video showing American, Australian captives

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 02:12:31 GMT2017-01-12T02:12:31Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Taliban released a video Wednesday showing an American and an Australian who were kidnapped in August, the first time they have been seen since their abduction....

US report: Afghan forces not yet capable of securing country

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 15:49:09 GMT2017-01-11T15:49:09Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan needs a stable security environment to prevent it from again becoming a safe haven for al-Qaida and other militants, but Afghan security forces have not yet become capable of securing all of the country by themselves, a U.S. report said Wednesday....

UAE mourns 5 diplomats killed in mysterious Afghan bombing

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 13:18:25 GMT2017-01-11T13:18:25Z

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- The killing of five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates in a bombing in southern Afghanistan marks the deadliest attack ever for the young nation's diplomatic corps, though it's too soon to tell who was behind it or if the Gulf envoys were even the targets....

The Latest: UAE ambassador wounded in Afghan attack

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:11:57 GMT2017-01-10T18:11:57Z

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) -- The Latest on twin bombings in Afghanistan's capital (all times local):...