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Afghans vote amid violence

Afghans voted in a parliamentary election on Saturday despite Taliban attacks that killed at least 10 people.

Afghanistan seeks to dilute foreign anti-graft role

Afghanistan will limit foreign involvement in two major anti-crime units in a move likely to worry its Western backers.

WikiLeaks: Pakistan secretly backed Taliban

More Nato troops will die in Afghanistan this year, a US officer said, as a report emerged implicating Pakistan for collaborating with the insurgency.

Afghan attack kills eight CIA employees

A suicide bomber penetrated an army base in Afghanistan to kill eight US CIA employees on Wednesday, one of the spy agency's largest death tolls.

Abdullah rules out joining new Afghan government

Technocrats and some existing ministers will be appointed to Afghan President Hamid Karzai's new government, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Afghan leader Karzai vows inclusive government

Hamid Karzai vowed to form an inclusive government on Tuesday after warnings from Western supporters he would have to root out corruption.

Taliban kill six UN foreign staff in Kabul attack

Taliban militants killed six UN staff in an assault on a guesthouse in Kabul on Wednesday, raising questions about security for the November 7 run-off

Afghan poll picture darkens with run-off looming

The chances of a run-off being needed to end Afghanistan's political crisis increased on Monday with the submission of a report on poll irregularities

Watchdog alters Afghan recount rules, member quits

Afghanistan's election watchdog changed its fraud-tallying rules for the second time in less than a week on Monday.

Afghan Taliban say pose no threat to the West

The Afghan Taliban pose no threat to the West but will continue their fight against occupying foreign forces, they said on Wednesday, the eighth anniv

Karzai defends Afghan vote as blast kills Italian troops

Hamid Karzai said on Thursday fraud claims in last month's elections were exaggerated, just before six Italian troops were killed in a suicide attack.

Suicide bomber attacks Kabul airport base

A suicide car bomber blew up his vehicle outside a Nato military base at Kabul's main airport on Tuesday killing at least two civilians.

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