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Afghanistan sets ground rules for Taliban talks

Afghanistan will accept a Taliban office in Qatar to help peace talks but no foreign power can get involved in the process without its consent.

Kabul suicide bomb kills 13 US troops

A car bomber killed 13 American troops in Kabul on Saturday, the deadliest single ground attack against the Nato-led force in 10 years of war.

Afghanistan passes key hurdle to release aid funds

The Afghan parliament has agreed to start repaying the central bank for its bailout of Kabulbank with a first instalment of $51-million.

Afghan peace council head killed in Kabul

A Taliban suicide bomber on Tuesday killed Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and head of the government's peace council.

Fresh Afghan killings mar quiet transition

Gunmen killed an adviser to Afghan President Hamid Karzai in a gunbattle in Kabul on Sunday, officials said.

At least 10 killed in attack on hotel in Kabul

At least 10 civilians were killed when suicide bombers and Taliban insurgents attacked a hotel frequented by Westerners in the Afghan capital.

Thousands of Afghans stage anti-US protest in Kabul

Police fired into the air to disperse thousands of anti-American protesters in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday.

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