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Afghanistan: 35 dead in Taliban Attack

Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, head of the provincial council in Kunduz province, says at least 13 were killed in an attack on a checkpoint they were manning in Dashti Archi district, with another 15 security forces wounded. The firefight began late Sunday and continued into Monday morning. Meanwhile in Zawzjan province, …

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Taliban kill candidate, 19 others in attack on Peshawar poll rally

ANP candidate Haroom Bilour, who was due to contest the July 25 general election, was targeted for his party’s “anti-Islam policies”, said Pakistani Taliban (TPP) spokesman Mohammad Khurasani in a statement following the Tuesday night attack. The ANP is a secular and leftist party that represents the Pashtuns, who form …

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