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NATO convoy attacked in Pakistan, killing at least six

At least six people are dead in an attack on a NATO supply convoy in Pakistan that was bound for Afghanistan.

Ten schoolchidren dead in Afghanistan suicide blast

A suicide bomber killed 13 people on Monday, including 10 schoolchildren in eastern Afghanistan.

Taliban withdraws peace talks offer after deputy Wali-ur-Rehman killed

The Pakistani Taliban quickly withdrew earlier offers of peace talks after the reported death of its deputy commander, Wali-ur-Rehman, in a drone strike this week.
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In this photograph taken on October 4, 2009 shows Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud (L) sits with his commander Waliur Rehman (C) during his meeting with media representatives in Sararogha area of South Waziristan along the Afghanistan border. (Naseer Mehsud/AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani Taliban deputy leader Wali-ur-Rehman was buried Wednesday shortly after he was killed by a US drone strike.
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NATO confirm death of 4 US soldiers in southern Afghanistan

Four US soldiers were killed in southern Afghanistan Tuesday in a roadside bomb attack.

Elite Afghan troops try hand at US arsenal

QALAT, Afghanistan — In nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, US forces have brought in a tremendous amount of fighting equipment, built military facilities all over the country and overseen the training of hundreds of thousands of Afghan troops. 

Pierre Borghi, French freelance photographer, escapes Taliban captivity

A French freelance photographer has been freed from his Taliban captors after four months of captivity.

NATO agrees to Karzai air strike ban in Afghanistan

NATO said that it has accepted Afghan President Hamid Karzai's decree to halt air strikes in residential areas.

Afghan soldier deaths reach record level in 2012

Afghan soldier deaths jumped sharply in 2012 setting a record for most deaths in a single year since the beginning of the war.

Eight suicide bombers repelled by Afghan forces at NATO air base

An attempted attack by eight suicide bombers at the Jalalabad NATO air base in eastern Afghanistan was repelled by Afghan soldiers Sunday.
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