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Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH
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Russian Bounties On US Troops: What Did Trump Know, And When?
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Democrats urge Russia sanctions if bounty reports are true
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U.S. should consider sanctions if bounty reports true: Bolton
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No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem
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WH does not confirm or deny Russia bounty reports
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Trump denies knowledge of Russia bounty plot
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Biden slams Trump over report Russia put bounties on US troops in Afghanistan
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NYT Report: Russian Agents Paid Afghan Militants To Kill US, NATO Troops
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'Profound regret': ICC prosecutor on being hit with US sanctions over Afghanistan war crimes probe
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Deadly blast hits Kabul mosque during Friday prayers
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Trump authorizes sanctions against ICC officials
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Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won't be threatened by 'kangaroo court'
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Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won't be threated by 'kangaroo court'
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Pakistani forces abandon border posts as violent protests erupt in Balochistan
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Afghans say Taliban behind bloodshed, reject U.S. blame of Islamic State
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U.S. says Islamic State responsible for Kabul hospital attack
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Pashtun activist accuses Pakistan of unleashing brutality at the behest of anti-terror operations
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Afghan president orders operation against Taliban
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Newborns among dead in Kabul hospital attack
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Coronavirus overwhelms Afghanistan’s war-ravaged hospitalsCorruption, medical supply shortages and militant attacks have deepened the country's health crisis.
Afghanistan war: Russia denies paying militants to kill US troopsUS reports say a Russian intelligence unit offered rewards for killing US and allied troops.
Reluctance to free 'most dangerous' Taliban prisoners slows Afghan peace talks: sourcesWestern powers are backing the Afghan government's refusal to free hundreds of prisoners accused of some of Afghanistan's most violent attacks, a release demanded by the Taliban as a condition to start..
Exclusive: U.S. senators ask Pentagon if $1 billion in Afghan aid was cutTwo Democratic senators on Monday asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mike Esper what happened to $1 billion in aid for Afghanistan the Trump administration said it would cut nearly three months ago,..
Afghan government, Taliban agree to Doha as venue for first peace talksAfghanistan's government and the Islamist Taliban group have agreed that Doha will be the venue for the first meeting in their peace talks, both sides said on Sunday.
Four killed, eight wounded in blast at Kabul mosque during Friday prayersA blast in a Kabul mosque during Friday prayers killed at least four people and wounded eight, Afghanistan's interior ministry said on Friday, at a time when the country is attempting to move towards..
Four killed and "many injured" in blast in Kabul mosque: Ministry of InteriorA blast in a Kabul mosque during Friday prayers killed at least four people and wounded many more, Afghanistan's interior ministry said on Friday.
Afghan conflict: US sanctions 'kangaroo court' over war crimes probePresident Trump imposes sanctions on officials who are investigating alleged crimes in Afghanistan.
Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won't be threatened by 'kangaroo court'U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that Washington would not allow Americans to be threatened by "a kangaroo court," after President Donald Trump authorized sanctions against an..
Trump authorizes sanctions over ICC Afghanistan war crimes caseU.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order authorizing sanctions against individuals involved in an International Criminal Court investigation into whether U.S. forces committed..
Afghan peace talks seen this month after U.S. shuttle diplomacyTalks to end the 18-year-old conflict in Afghanistan may begin this month, sources said on Monday, a day after the U.S. special envoy visited the capital of neighbouring Pakistan and met Taliban..
Afghans condemn Iran police after refugees die in car fireThree Afghan refugees died when Iranian police shot at a car, causing it to crash and catch alight.
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U.S. forces conduct airstrikes on Taliban in AfghanistanAmerican forces conducted two airstrikes on Taliban fighters to foil the militant group's plan to launch attacks on Afghan security forces, a U.S. military spokesman said on Friday, in a move that..
Afghans condemn killing of prominent cleric in mosque blastAfghan leaders and ordinary citizens condemned on Wednesday the killing of a prominent cleric in a bomb attack at a mosque in the heavily fortified diplomatic quarter of the capital, Kabul.
Afghan testing lapse suggests growing and hidden coronavirus crisisFewer than one in 10 of coronavirus test samples collected daily in Afghanistan are being processed, officials said on Tuesday, and of those more than 30% are consistently testing positive, suggesting..
Khalilzad sounds upbeat note on chances for intra-Afghan peace talksRecent prisoner releases and a relatively low level of violence may bode well for the start of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan..
Afghan journalist, technician at state-run channel killed in blastA journalist and a technician were killed and at least seven people were wounded when a private bus carrying employees of an Afghan television station was bombed in Kabul on Saturday, the channel's..
Afghan government says ceasefire still in place even as skirmishes with Taliban resumeSkirmishes between Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces recommenced in Afghanistan in the day since a three-day ceasefire expired, but government officials said on Thursday that the incidents..
Exclusive: U.S. troop strength in Afghanistan down to close to 8,600 ahead of schedule - sourcesU.S. troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban militants in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus,..
Exclusive: U.S. ahead of schedule in cutting Afghanistan troop strength - sourcesU.S. troop strength in Afghanistan is down to nearly 8,600, well ahead of a schedule agreed with Taliban militants in late February, in part because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus,..
Trump says wants full Afghanistan pullout but hasn't set target dateU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his desire for a full military withdrawal from Afghanistan but added that he had not set a target date, amid speculation he might make ending America's..
Afghanistan begins freeing 900 Taliban prisoners, urges truce extensionThe Afghan government said it was in the process of freeing 900 Taliban members from prison on Tuesday, the biggest such release yet, and urged the insurgent group to extend a three-day ceasefire set..
Afghan government will free 900 Taliban prisoners Tuesday: Afghan officialThe Afghan government urged the Taliban to extend a three-day ceasefire which is due to end on Tuesday night and also announced that it would release 900 prisoners from the insurgent group on Tuesday.
Afghanistan: Taliban prisoner release amid Eid al-Fitr ceasefireThe government says up to 2,000 prisoners will be freed, after the Islamist group proposed a truce.
Afghanistan: Taliban announce three-day Eid ceasefire with governmentThe truce with government forces will take effect when the Muslim festival of Eid begins on Sunday.
Taliban, Afghan president declare three-day Eid ceasefire from SundayThe Taliban declared a three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan starting Sunday, via a tweet on Saturday from the hardline Islamist group, and the country's president said the government would..
U.S. envoy in Afghan peace shuttle demands reduction in violenceThe U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan has demanded that all sides reduce violence, he said on Thursday, after shuttling from Kabul to the Gulf to push a peace effort that looks increasingly..
Coronavirus: Sleepless nights for doctors in a war zonePeople in Afghanistan dared to hope for peace, but they are now fighting both violence and the virus.
Exclusive: U.S. has not cut Afghan security funds despite Pompeo vow of immediate slash - sourcesThe U.S. Defense Department has not withheld $1 billion in funding from Afghan security forces despite Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's vow on March 23 to cut that sum "immediately", five sources..
U.S. envoy meets Afghan president and former rival Abdullah in push for peaceThe United States' special envoy for Afghanistan on Wednesday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his former rival Abdullah Abdullah, to discuss progress towards a peace deal with the insurgent..
Coronavirus: Afghan girls make ventilators out of car partsThe award-winning schoolgirl team is racing against time to help coronavirus patients.
Afghan mosque attack kills eight worshippers breaking fast: officialsGunmen opened fire in a mosque in central Afghanistan on Tuesday evening, killing eight worshippers breaking their Ramadan fast and wounding five others, officials said.
Afghan doctors protest over unpaid salaries amid coronavirus outbreakMore than 200 doctors and medical staff took part in protests in the western Afghan city of Herat on Tuesday, saying they had not been paid for three months while risking their lives to treat..
U.N. expresses alarm at violence in Afghanistan as April civilian casualties jumpThe United Nations said Afghan civilian casualties jumped to 380 in April, expressing alarm about a "striking deterioration" in respect for international humanitarian law as the United States withdraws..
U.S. envoy to press Taliban, Afghan officials on peace talksA senior U.S. envoy left for Doha and Kabul on Sunday to press Taliban and Afghan government officials to open peace talks that the United States hopes will allow it to withdraw from Afghanistan, the..
Taliban blast near Afghan intelligence base kills seven, injures 40Taliban fighters detonated a car bomb on Monday near an Afghan intelligence agency installation in the central province of Ghazni, killing at least seven people and wounding 40, officials and the..
Afghan president and rival strike power-sharing deal after months of feudingAfghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing deal to end a months-long political stalemate, Ghani's spokesman said on Sunday, a step that could smooth efforts to..