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Afghanistan says Taliban crossed a 'red line' as Trump rejects talks, says US will have to 'finish' them

AFGHANISTAN SAYS TALIBAN CROSSED A 'RED LINE' AS TRUMP REJECTS TALKS, SAYS US WILL HAVE TO 'FINISH' THEM

Thomson Reuters Afghanistan said on Tuesday the Taliban would have to be defeated after Trump rejected the idea of talks with the militants. The...

40 dead, 140 wounded in Afghan car bombing

40 DEAD, 140 WOUNDED IN AFGHAN CAR BOMBING

Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, claimed responsibility for the attack.

 
 
 
US says 4 Americans killed, 2 wounded in Kabul hotel attack

US SAYS 4 AMERICANS KILLED, 2 WOUNDED IN KABUL HOTEL ATTACK

WASHINGTON - The United States says four American citizens were killed and two others were wounded in the Taliban attack over the weekend...

The US is sending the A-10 Warthog back to fight in Afghanistan

THE US IS SENDING THE A-10 WARTHOG BACK TO FIGHT IN AFGHANISTAN

Thomson Reuters The US is sending a squadron of 12 A-10 Warthogs back to Afghanistan for the first time since 2012. US Air Force Maj....

 
 
 
Americans were killed in attack on Kabul hotel

AMERICANS WERE KILLED IN ATTACK ON KABUL HOTEL

WASHINGTON - A State Department official says multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban's weekend attack on...

Freed Taliban hostage charged with sex assault, confinement

FREED TALIBAN HOSTAGE CHARGED WITH SEX ASSAULT, CONFINEMENT

A Canadian man recently freed with his American wife and children after years being held hostage in Afghanistan has been arrested and...

 
 
 
Top US commander wants more aggressive Afghan push next year

TOP US COMMANDER WANTS MORE AGGRESSIVE AFGHAN PUSH NEXT YEAR

WASHINGTON - A top U.S. commander wants a more aggressive Afghan military pressuring the Taliban and other insurgents over the normally...

A former US soldier in Afghanistan returned to the country after 8 years - and thinks next year will 'be the bloodiest to date'

A FORMER US SOLDIER IN AFGHANISTAN RETURNED TO THE COUNTRY AFTER 8 YEARS - AND THINKS NEXT YEAR WILL 'BE THE BLOODIEST TO DATE'

Flickr/Official U.S. Navy Page Marty Skovlund Jr., a US veteran of Afghanistan, went back to the country as part of a reporting project...

 
 
 
At least 8 dead after Taliban attacks training school in Pakistan

AT LEAST 8 DEAD AFTER TALIBAN ATTACKS TRAINING SCHOOL IN PAKISTAN

The attackers came on a rickshaw wearing burkas to disguise themselves as women, police told CNN.

Chris Hemsworth Fights the Taliban in 12 Strong Trailer

CHRIS HEMSWORTH FIGHTS THE TALIBAN IN 12 STRONG TRAILER

Chris Hemsworth is taking the fight to the Taliban on horseback in the new trailer for the true-life war drama 12 Strong. Hemsworth,...

 
 
 
The Taliban is using night-vision goggles to mount a wave of deadly attacks in Afghanistan

THE TALIBAN IS USING NIGHT-VISION GOGGLES TO MOUNT A WAVE OF DEADLY ATTACKS IN AFGHANISTAN

REUTERS/Nasir Wakif Taliban fighters wearing night-vision goggles killed eight Afghan police officers in their sleep early Monday. It's...

4 US soldiers wounded after an IED attack in Afghanistan

4 US SOLDIERS WOUNDED AFTER AN IED ATTACK IN AFGHANISTAN

Umit Bektas/Reuters A vehicle-borne improvised explosive device left four US soldiers wounded in Afghanistan. The soldiers are in stable...

 
 
 
Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonourable discharge and is spared prison time

BOWE BERGDAHL GETS DISHONOURABLE DISCHARGE AND IS SPARED PRISON TIME

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who walked off his post in Afghanistan and triggered a search that wounded some...

Taliban slaughter dozens of Afghan troops in wave of attacks

TALIBAN SLAUGHTER DOZENS OF AFGHAN TROOPS IN WAVE OF ATTACKS

KABUL, Afghanistan - The Taliban have killed at least 58 Afghan security forces in a wave of attacks across the country, including...

 
 
 
The recently freed Taliban captive initially didn't believe Donald Trump was president

THE RECENTLY FREED TALIBAN CAPTIVE INITIALLY DIDN'T BELIEVE DONALD TRUMP WAS PRESIDENT

REUTERS/Mark Blinch A Canadian man who was recently freed after five years in Taliban captivity initially didn't believe Donald Trump...

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion

BOWE BERGDAHL PLEADS GUILTY TO DESERTION

Bowe Bergdahl, the US soldier held as a Taliban captive in Afghanistan for five years, has pleaded guilty to desertion and misbehaviour...

 
 
 
Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing

FREED TALIBAN HOSTAGE SAYS CAPTORS RAPED HIS WIFE, AUTHORIZED CHILD'S KILLING

A Canadian man who was freed along with his family after five years in militant captivity in Afghanistan said his captors authorized...

The recently freed Canadian captive says the Taliban raped his wife and killed his daughter

THE RECENTLY FREED CANADIAN CAPTIVE SAYS THE TALIBAN RAPED HIS WIFE AND KILLED HIS DAUGHTER

Days after being freed from five years spent in captivity by the Taliban, Joshua Boyle revealed more harrowing details about his and...

 
 
 
The father of the newly freed American woman held in captivity for 5 years lashes out at her husband

THE FATHER OF THE NEWLY FREED AMERICAN WOMAN HELD IN CAPTIVITY FOR 5 YEARS LASHES OUT AT HER HUSBAND

The father of Caitlan Coleman, the American woman who was imprisoned by a Taliban-affiliated group for five years, lashed out in a...

Backpacking family freed from Taliban have left Pakistan

BACKPACKING FAMILY FREED FROM TALIBAN HAVE LEFT PAKISTAN

Pakistani officials say an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children have left Pakistan after being rescued from the...