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Latest Afghanistan News

Afghan woman Reza Gul, 20, and whose nose was sliced off by her husband in an attack, lies on a bed with her baby as she receives treatment at a hospital in the northern Afghanistan on January 19.

Afghan Domestic Violence Victim To Get New Nose In Turkey

An Afghan woman whose nose was cut off by her husband is in Turkey to undergo reconstructive surgery. More

Senior Afghan Taliban Leader Dies

The Taliban says one of its senior leaders has died after a battle with cancer. More

Taliban Reportedly Executes Afghan Woman For Adultery

Afghan officials say a woman has been executed after being accused of adultery in a remote Taliban-controlled village in the western province of Ghor. More

Afghan Soldiers Killed In Suicide Bombing

At least three Afghan soldiers have been reported killed in a suicide bomb attack on an army transport bus in the northern province of Balkh. More

Three Polio Workers Killed In Afghanistan

Afghan officials say three health workers involved in vaccinating Afghan children against polio have been killed in the eastern Kunar Province. More

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Audio Will Turkmenistan's TAPI Dream Ever Become A Reality?

The leaders of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the vice president of India gathered near the Turkmen city of Mary on December 13 to launch the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline. More

Audio The Islamic Movement Of Uzbekistan Comes Unraveled

In the last few years the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has fractured and members of what at least once was the IMU are now dispersed in Afghanistan, and in Syria and Iraq. In some cases it's fairly clear who they are fighting for, but in other instances it is very difficult to see their allegiance or motives. More
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Features & Commentary

Cash Crunch, Stretched Military Spur Russian Troop Cuts Near Afghan Frontier

Money troubles and a military stretched by war in Syria and Ukraine have prompted Russia to reverse plans to send more troops to Tajikistan -- despite what Kremlin officials say is a growing threat from Islamic militants across the border in Afghanistan.

Profile: Bacha Khan, Pakistan's 'Frontier Gandhi' 

A deadly extremist attack on northwest Pakistan's Bacha Khan University contrasts starkly with the nonviolent methods employed by the Pashtun activist for whom the university is named.

Video 'Brutality Beyond Imagination'

Nearly nine months after the brutal mob killing of an Afghan woman sparked global condemnation, the victim's mother says the family is still struggling to come to terms with the tragedy.
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