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Afghan Security Forces Retake Northern District from Taliban

KABUL, Jan 10 – Afghan security forces have retaken a district in the north of the country, killing 30 Taliban fighters and capturing vehicles and weapons from the insurgents, the defence ministry said on Sunday. The recapture is a welcome piece of good news for government forces, which have struggled to contain the spreading Taliban

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Afghan Governor Warns Helmand Province Could Fall to Taliban

By Mirwais Harooni KABUL, Dec 20 – Afghanistan’s Helmand province could fall to the Taliban after months of heavy fighting, with 90 members of the security forces killed over the past two days, the deputy governor of the volatile southern province warned on Sunday. Mohammad Jan Rasulyar said unless President Ashraf Ghani took urgent action,

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