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KABUL: At least 41 Taliban militants including their local commanders were killed Monday following joint military operations by Afghan national security forces.
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Authorities in Pakistan say a magnitude-6 earthquake has struck the country's north, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
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A senior leader of the Taliban and al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan who was captured by Coalition forces in the spring of 2011 is now leading more than 300 jihadists in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz.
At least eight people were killed and 41 injured after militants stormed the country's national intelligence agency office in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar early Saturday, Xinhua news agency reports.
At least eight people were killed and 41 injured Saturday in a suicide attack at the office of National Directorate for Security in Afganistan's provincial capital Jalalabad.
At least six people are killed in the suicide bombing and attack of an Afghan security office in Jalabad.
A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.
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The Kabul political class is abuzz with rumors about what can come from Abdullah's withdrawal from Afghanistan's audit of the presidential run-off held in June.
U.S. military leaders say it's too soon to tell if Pakistan's offensive against militants in North Waziristan has been effective or simply symbolic, but they say the operations have temporarily disrupted the enemy and sent insurgents fleeing into Afghanistan.
Editors Note: The South Asia Channel will not be publishing a daily brief on Monday, September 1, 2014 in honor of Labor Day.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 04:25 am
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