Afghanistan

Taliban and al-Qaeda versus Afghan government and coalition forces See summary

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nvonews.com Iraqi with 300kg weight goes under the knife in Delhi: eats 24 eggs, 2 chickens, 1 goat , 30 chapattis 03/30
tolonews.com Protests Continue As Fate of 31 Abducted Passengers Still Unknown 03/30
tolonews.com Concerns Raised As Sar-e-Pul Districts on Verge of Collapse 03/30
tolonews.com MP Reveals Why Election Law Is Not Amended Yet 03/30
reuters.com Council fears US troop decision to hurt faltering Afghan peace process 03/30
huffingtonpost.com Some Form of Formal Partititoning Is Still the Answer for Iraq 03/30
zeenews.india.com Journalist's killer in Afghanistan jailed for 20 years: CEO 03/30
dnaindia.com Study reveals 80,000 Pakistanis killed in US-led war on terror from 2004 to 2013 03/30
thecuttingedgenews.com The Edge of Drones - How Big Data Plans Drone Flights 03/30
globalsecurity.org NATO Sets Up Information Warfare HQ in Latvia 03/30
stripes.com Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 3 people and wounds lawmaker 03/30
reuters.com Clashes with Taliban halt supply of power in south Afghanistan 03/30
tribune.com.pk Taliban top leader to step in if talks fail 03/30
news.com.au Sarbi the wonder dog dies of cancer 03/30
rediff.com US envoy: 'Human rights, religious freedom are issues we are going to raise' 03/30
turkishweekly.net Kabul suicide attack kills three people, wounds lawmaker 03/30
sputniknews.com Russia to Prosecute Over 300 Citizens for Participating in Terrorist Groups 03/30
afghanistannews.net Afghanistans Ghani walks tightrope over US Pakistan ties 03/30
afghanistannews.net US Will Slow Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan 03/30
afghanistannews.net Three killed in suicide attack targeting Afghan MP 03/30
in.reuters.com Pakistan charges 70 schools for failing barbed wire test 03/30
nzherald.co.nz AP chief: Killing of journalists should be a war crime 03/30
afghanistannews.net US envoy stresses on need for negotiated settlement between govt and Taliban in Afghanistan 03/30
tribune.com.pk K-P govt charges 70 schools for failing barbed wire test 03/30
mcclatchydc.com Trudy Rubin: U.S. gains friend in Ghani, but does not return favor 03/30
tolonews.com Abdullah Talks U.S. Aid, Justice for Farkhunda With Council of Ministers 03/30
tolonews.com 220,000 People Killed in US War in Afghanistan: Report 03/30
tolonews.com District Police Chief Clashes with Office Manager, 6 Injured 03/30
tolonews.com Arab Leaders Agree Joint Military Force 03/30
tolonews.com 17 killed in Anti-Insurgent Operations 03/30
tolonews.com FARAKHABAR: No Physical Presence of Daesh in Afghanistan: Karzai 03/30
tolonews.com Ghani Visits Victims of Kabul Suicide Attack 03/30
tolonews.com Unknown Gunmen Abduct Five Passengers in Balkh 03/30
dawn.com 15 militants killed in Tirah clash: ISPR 03/29
dawn.com Afghanistan: is hope real? 03/29
foxnews.com Afghan court hands down 20-year sentence to AP reporter's killer 03/29
afghanistannews.net Afghan Ex-Cop Gets 20 Years In Jail For Murdering AP Photographer 03/29
tolonews.com ANSF Operations Kill 10 Taliban Insurgents 03/29
ynetnews.com Guarded optimism as Iran nuclear talks enter 'endgame' 03/29
strategypage.com SPECIAL OPERATIONS: MARSOC Marches On 03/29
today.az Turkmen President instructed to accelerate work on the TAPI gas pipeline project 03/29
bombaynews.net Strategic Chabahar transit deal soon will bolster trade ties with India Afghan ambassador 03/29
npr.org Afghan Chief Executive: Leaders Set Aside Egos To Rally For Nation 03/29
afghanistannews.net US says Pakistan making sincere efforts for Afghan peace 03/29
hosted.ap.org High turnout as Uzbekistan votes for president 03/29
tolonews.com FARAKHABAR: Daikundi Abductees Released But The Fate of 31 Zabul Hostages Still Unknown 03/29
tolonews.com TAWDE KHABARE: No Election Unless System Reformed: Abdullah 03/29
tolonews.com A DEFINING MOMENT 03/29
nzherald.co.nz High turnout as Uzbekistan votes for president 03/29
dailytimes.com.pk ‘Russia calls for continuation of dialogue between Pakistan, India’ : March 29, 2015, 3:25 pm 03/29
realclearworld.com Turkmenistan's Border Worries now Include ISIS 03/29
zeenews.india.com US' war on terror kills over 80,000 people in Pak: Report 03/29
tolonews.com Peace Talks Possibly in Afghanistan: HPC 03/29
ibnlive.in.com Barkatullah university likely to open campus in Afghanistan 03/29
tolonews.com KANKASH: India's Concerns About China's Role in Afghanistan 03/29
tolonews.com TOLOnews 6pm News 29 March 2015 03/29
reuters.com Afghan court sentences AP photojournalist's killer to 20 years in jail 03/29
in.reuters.com Afghan MP survives targeted suicide attack in Kabul that kills three others 03/29
aljazeera.com Suicide attack targets MP in Afghan capital 03/29
tribune.com.pk Regional ‘friends’: ‘Need new policy on Afghanistan’ 03/29
news2.onlinenigeria.com Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani's favorite dish is Katz's Deli's corned beef sandwich 03/29
reuters.com Suicide attack on Afghan MP kills three in Kabul 03/29
afghanistannews.net 17 killed in Afghanistan 03/29
afghanistannews.net Suicide Bomber Strikes Afghan Capital 03/29
sputniknews.com NATO Sets Up Information Warfare HQ in Latvia 03/29
voanews.com Suicide Bomber Strikes Afghan Capital 03/29
huffingtonpost.com American People Should Hold War Lobby Accountable For Libya Debacle 03/29
tolonews.com Families of 31 Abductees Criticize Government’s Inaction 03/29
tolonews.com HOAC Complains of NUG’s Inattention To Asset Registration 03/29
tolonews.com Kabul Suicide Attack Leaves 3 Dead, 8 Wounded 03/29
news.com.au Uzbekistan's election sees turnout at 91% 03/29
tolonews.com Interior Minister Wants Harsh Punishment To Farkhunda’s Killers 03/29
tolonews.com Turkmenistan Asks US Support For Its Afghan Border Protection 03/29
rferl.org Kabul Suicide Attack Kills Three People, Wounds Lawmaker 03/29
pulitzercenter.org North India's Heroin Epidemic 03/29
thestar.com Can Canada's army return to peacekeeping? 03/29
sify.com US envoy stresses on need for 'negotiated settlement' between govt and Taliban in Afghanistan 03/29
stripes.com Colombia tackles its landmine issue amid peace talks 03/29
sify.com Study reveals 80,000 Pakistanis killed in US-led war on terror from 2004 to 2013 03/29
monitor.co.ug The death of spring in Afghanistan 03/28
dawn.com Two police commandos killed in Karachi blast 03/28
ibnlive.in.com Australia vs New Zealand World Cup final: who to watch 03/28
nzherald.co.nz Pakistan says soldiers kill 15 militants near Afghan border 03/28
afghanistannews.net US lawmakers seek deeper defence ties with critical ally India 03/28
dawn.com Pakistan integral to peace efforts, says Ghani 03/28
tolonews.com MoI Sends Cases of Suspected Farkhunda Killers to AGO 03/28
tolonews.com 12 More Insurgents Killed in Zulfiqar Operation 03/28
tolonews.com Saudi Pounds Yemen Rebel Camps, Arab Allies Gather 03/28
tolonews.com Farkhunda's Murder: A National Tragedy 03/28
strategypage.com ATTRITION: Afghans Killing Afghans 03/28
bombaynews.net Indias engagement in Afghanistan has true potential say Afghan scholars 03/28
afghanistannews.net Indias engagement in Afghanistan has true potential say Afghan scholars 03/28
dnaindia.com Pakistan: Over 32,000 arrested in anti-terror operations since Peshawar carnage 03/28
news.com.au The rapid evolution of ISIS 03/28
tolonews.com KANKASH:‎ Do We Really Need to Apologize to Taliban? 03/28
tolonews.com TAWDE KHABARE: 7 Months of NUG And It's Commitment To Eliminate Corruption 03/28
tolonews.com 20 Daikundi Abductees Released: Police 03/28
nzherald.co.nz Uzbekistan to vote to extend veteran leader's rule 03/28
nzherald.co.nz 2 Czechs kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 freed 03/28
afghanistannews.net Ghani jokes Afghanistan may beat US to woman president 03/28

Summary

The United States assembled an international coalition to invade Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. By backing the Northern Alliance, the coalition was able to remove the Taliban from power very quickly. But the Taliban regrouped, and violence has been increasing since 2004. As coalition partners have reduced their involvement, the US has grown troop numbers.