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Taliban announce spring offensive, vow to build institutions

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:29:29 GMT2017-04-28T15:29:29Z

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- The Afghan Taliban announced the beginning of their spring offensive on Friday, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on the international coalition and Afghan security forces....

IS group, Taliban clash in Afghanistan, dozens killed

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:21:19 GMT2017-04-26T12:21:19Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghan officials say Islamic State militants have attacked the Taliban in the northern Jawzjan province, igniting heavy clashes in which dozens of fighters were killed....

Top officials say US must confront Russia for arming Taliban

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:42:25 GMT2017-04-24T14:42:25Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan, top U.S. military officials said Monday....

The Latest: US general suggests Russia arming Taliban

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:18:49 GMT2017-04-24T14:18:49Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' visit to Afghanistan (all times local):...

Former Afghan President: Massive US bomb was an 'atrocity'

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:59:18 GMT2017-04-17T12:59:18Z

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Monday that the U.S. is using Afghanistan as a weapons testing ground, calling the recent use of the largest-ever non-nuclear bomb "an immense atrocity against the Afghan people."...