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Afghanistan

A landlocked south-central Asian country

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Its territory covers 652,000 square kilometers (252,000Β sqΒ mi) and much of it is covered by the Hindu Kush mountain range. Kabul serves as the capital and its largest city.

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Taliban militants killed at least 18 Afghan soldiers in clashes that erupted overnight when troops were trying to capture a senior Taliban leader, government..
Credit: Reuters - Published 19 hours ago

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Taliban militants have forced a Swedish charity to close dozens of health centers in a central Afghan province, accusing it of failing to provide safety to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A private radio station in Afghanistan has shut down after numerous threats from a suspected Taliban commander who objected to women working as presenters,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

40-year-old James G. β€œRyan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 4 days ago

The U.S. military offered no further details about the service member's identity or circumstances surrounded the death
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

A suicide bomber on foot targeted a wedding party in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring 40, local..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

A premature withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan would be a strategic mistake, President Donald Trump's nominee to be the top military officer said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

2-day dialogue was notable just for getting Taliban to sit down with Afghan government representatives, and while there's still a lot of work to do, hope is..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

The U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan wound up on Tuesday the seventh round of talks he has held with the Taliban in Qatar, after signs of progress in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

U.S. and Taliban officials will on Tuesday resume talks in Qatar aimed at ending Afghanistan's 18-year war, hours after a delegation of Afghan citizens and the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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