Taliban

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‘I am not afraid to fight’: the female Afghan colonel who survived the Taliban's assassins
Saba Sahar, who returned fire while protecting her daughter, survived one of a wave of recent assassination attempts that have killed six policewomen

Ruchi Kumar

24, Dec, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Afghan government and Taliban agree rules for peace talks
Breakthrough will allow start of negotiations to end nearly 20 years of civil war

Emma Graham-Harrison

03, Dec, 2020 @3:48 PM

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Taliban denies targeting media after 50th journalist dies in Afghanistan
Rising violence by militants raises fears for press freedom after US troops withdraw in May

Stefanie Glinski in Kabul

03, Dec, 2020 @7:45 AM

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Australian army to investigate soldiers' use of dead Taliban fighter's prosthetic leg
Investigation follows revelation of pictures which show soldiers drinking from leg and carrying it on the battlefield

Rory Callinan

03, Dec, 2020 @7:28 AM

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Photo reveals Australian soldier drinking beer out of dead Taliban fighter's prosthetic leg
Exclusive: Image obtained by Guardian Australia shows limb being used to down drinks in a special forces bar in Afghanistan

Rory Callinan

01, Dec, 2020 @5:57 AM

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In Afghanistan, fears of assassination overshadow hopes of peace
Human rights workers, moderate religious scholars and civil society activists are being killed in wave of targeted attacks

Emma Graham-Harrison

21, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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‘We live in constant fear’: Kabul buries its dead after Isis attack on university
The brutal killing of at least 35 people on Monday has left Afghanistan’s younger generation fearful of the future

Stefanie Glinski Kabul

04, Nov, 2020 @7:15 AM

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Afghan government to start peace talks with Taliban
Negotiations to end the long civil war were agreed as part of a withdrawal deal signed by the US

Emma Graham-Harrison

10, Sep, 2020 @9:41 PM

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The Guardian view on African success: a step closer to conquering polio | Editorial
Editorial: We are tantalisingly close to eradicating the disease. Things may slip backwards because of science, thugs and exponents of ignorance

Editorial

30, Aug, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Afghanistan releases more Taliban prisoners to pave way for talks
Kabul frees around 80 of last group of 400, removing last obstacle to negotiations

Emma Graham-Harrison and agencies

14, Aug, 2020 @4:56 PM

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'Peace where rights aren’t trampled': Afghan women's demands ahead of Taliban talks
With negotiations set to begin, women have been sharing their ‘red lines’ on the progress they refuse to see negotiated

Ruchi Kumar

13, Aug, 2020 @6:15 AM

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Scott Morrison presses Trump for continued detention of ex-Afghan soldier who killed three Australians
Hekmatullah’s potential release is the result of a peace agreement between US and Taliban but PM says ‘he should never be released’

Daniel Hurst

10, Aug, 2020 @4:15 AM

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