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Afghan National Army forces go towards the site of an airplane crash in Deh Yak district of Ghazni p
Pakistan artillery kills at least 15 civilians in Afghanistan, Kabul says

The artillery fire came after clashes between Pakistani and Afghan security forces at the closed Chaman-Spin Boldak border crossing, where crowds were waiting to cross for the Eid al-Adha festival.

By REUTERS
31/07/2020
Pompeo spoke with Russia's Lavrov about Afghanistan - US State Dept.

In his call with Lavrov, Pompeo also raised the issue of election security, the department said in a statement, as the United States readies for nationwide voting on Nov. 3.

By REUTERS
14/07/2020
Members of a Taliban delegation leave after peace talks with Afghan politicians in Moscow, May, 2019
Taliban: Moscow never paid us to kill US troops

Islamists say they never accepted bounties: ‘We’re nobody’s mercenaries’

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD / THE MEDIA LINE
03/07/2020
US intelligence to brief Congress leaders on Russia bounty report

Democrats in Congress have accused Trump of not taking intelligence information concerning soldiers' deaths seriously enough.

By REUTERS
02/07/2020
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin faces off with US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamb
US intelligence shows Russian bounties led to US troop deaths

It was unclear how many US or coalition troops may have been targeted or killed under the Moscow program.

By REUTERS
29/06/2020
Blast kills at least 23 at cattle market in southern Afghanistan

A spokesman for Helmand's governor said several rockets fired by Taliban insurgents landed close to the cattle market, killing 23 civilians.

By REUTERS
29/06/2020
Trump denies being told about Russian bounties on troops in Afghanistan

Democrats said the report and Trump's denial were the latest evidence of the president’s wish to ignore allegations against Russia and accommodate President Vladimir Putin.

By REUTERS
28/06/2020
A CAPTURED Taliban insurgent is presented to the media after he was detained with car explosive devi
Russia offered Afghan militants bounties to kill US troops -NY Times

A Russian military intelligence unit linked to assassination attempts in Europe had offered rewards for successful attacks last year.

By REUTERS
27/06/2020
Two Afghan human rights workers killed in blast in Kabul

"It is intolerable, assassinating human rights defenders is a war crime in the context of armed conflict," the AIHRC said, adding that staff had previously been the target of attacks.

By REUTERS
27/06/2020
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