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Afghan president orders operation against Taliban
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Afghanistan: Gunmen storm Kabul hospital
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Afghanistan: Gunmen storm hospital compound in Kabul
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Preserving Buddhist treasures in Afghanistan
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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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Congress Presses Military Leaders on Suspected Russian BountiesTwo House hearings grappled with a C.I.A. assessment that Russia offered payments to kill American troops in Afghanistan — and White House inaction on the months-old judgment.
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Do 'bounties' on US troops in Afghanistan reflect a line crossed or 'nothing new' in long US-Russia history?The U.S. has accused Russia of backing the Taliban for years. The relationship is under new scrutiny after allegations of 'bounties' on U.S. troops.
AP Top Stories July 3 AHere's the latest for Friday July 3rd: Pelosi, Schumer blast Trump over Russia-Afghanistan allegations; Texas governor makes masks mandatory in public for most of state; Coronavirus outbreak in U. of..
Bounties Uproar Casts a Shadow Over a Rare Trump Foreign Policy AchievementThe president was already impatient to end a troop deployment in Afghanistan he has called “ridiculous.” Now a new issue is causing him fresh political damage.
Blood, sweat and tears go into 'The Outpost'"The Outpost," which depicts the Battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan in 2009, endured a fraught production with the sudden death of the director's son before filming and star Scott Eastwood breaking his..
Trump on Russian bounties: 'I think it's a hoax'In an interview with Fox Business Network, President Donald Trump, called intelligence assessments on Russian bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan a "hoax." (July 1)
WH officials defend Russia bounty intel responseWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says President Donald Trump has faith in his National Security adviser and the intelligence community's handling of assessments that Russia offered bounties..
Pompeo defends response to Russian bounty reportsMike Pompeo defended the administration's response to the intelligence assessments that suggested Russia had offered bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan, saying it was handled "incredibly..
Afghan War Veteran reacts to Russian bountiesA U.S. Veteran who served in Afghanistan is sharing his perspectives on US officials confirming that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the death of American soldiers. (June..
GOP questions reports of Russian bountiesSome Senate Republicans are questioning the media reports that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan. Some who have been briefed on the claims say they've concluded they..
Data on Financial Transfers Bolstered Suspicions That Russia Offered BountiesAnalysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.
Father of Slain Marine Finds Heartbreak Anew in Possible Russian Bounty“If it does come out as true, obviously the heartache would be terrible,” said Erik Hendriks, whose son was killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Duckworth decries Trump inaction on bounty reportFormer combat veteran Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth is condemning the inaction of President Donald Trump over reports that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing..
WH denies Trump briefed about US troop bountiesThe White House says President Donald Trump was not made aware of US intelligence officials' conclusion that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in..
Reports say Russia offered bounty on US troops in Afghanistan. Here's what we know.Republicans and Democrats demanded the White House brief lawmakers on the intelligence assessment and the Trump administration's response.
Pelosi on Trump and Russia: ‘This Is as Bad as it Gets’Russian meddling (in Afghanistan) and a racist retweet. This is your morning tip sheet.
Spies and Commandos Warned Months Ago of Russian Bounties on U.S. TroopsThe recovery of large amounts of American cash at a Taliban outpost in Afghanistan tipped off U.S. officials.
Trump wasn't briefed on report Russia paid Taliban to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan, White House saysRussian military intelligence unit reportedly offered secret bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan.
Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill American Troops, U.S. Intelligence SaysThe Trump administration has been deliberating for months about what, if anything, to do about an explosive intelligence assessment.
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.
Trump OKs sanctions against international tribunalThe Trump administration is authorizing economic sanctions and travel restrictions against International Criminal Court workers directly involved in investigating American troops and intelligence..
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..
U.S. to Sanction I.C.C. Investigators in War Crimes InquiryThe International Criminal Court has collected evidence of torture, rape and other crimes by American forces during the war in Afghanistan.
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 Iranian police after refugees killed in car blazeAfghans have taken to social media to denounce Iranian police after a video of a car carrying with Afghan refugees set ablaze in Iran went viral, arousing new anger weeks after Afghan officials accused..
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..
Will Trump be 'played for a sucker' by the Taliban?President Donald Trump wants to get out of Afghanistan, but whether or not that happens should depend on whether the Taliban negotiates in good faith.
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.
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..
Ronald Shurer II, Cited for Bravery in Afghanistan, Dies at 41An Army medic, Staff Sergeant Shurer charged into heavy gunfire, saving fellow soldiers. He was awarded the Medal of Honor.
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..