October 23rd, 2010
05:23 AM ET

Gunmen attack UN facility in Afghanistan

Gunmen attacked the United Nations compound in Herat, Afghanistan, on Saturday, a spokesman for the local provincial governor said.


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April 11th, 2010
07:00 AM ET

Blasts kill four, hurt 13 in Afghanistan

Four people were killed and 13 others injured in two roadside bomb blasts in Afghanistan's Kandahar province Sunday, officials said.


April 6th, 2010
10:20 AM ET

27 Taliban slain in Afghan fighting, official says

At least 27 Taliban members were killed in northwestern Afghanistan on Tuesday, a government official said.

The deaths occurred in a NATO and Afghan army operation targeting militants in Baghdis province. The precise location is Joye Kuwaja village of the province's Ballah Morgha district, the head of the governor's office staff said.

Among those slain in what is described as an ongoing operation were seven Taliban commanders.

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April 3rd, 2010
03:38 AM ET

Six Afghan soldiers killed in friendly fire incident

International forces mistakenly killed six Afghan soldiers in northern Kunduz province, Afghanistan's Defense Ministry said.