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Taliban bomber kills four Americans at NATO base in Afghanistan

Taliban bomber kills four Americans at NATO base in Afghanistan

A Taliban suicide bomber dressed as a laborer blew himself up at the NATO air base at Bagram north of the Afghan capital Kabul on November 12 killing four Americans and wounding at least 17 people in one of the bloodiest attacks against US forces since President Barack Obama took office.

Car bomb kills at least 10 police in besieged Afghan city

Car bomb kills at least 10 police in besieged Afghan city

A suspected car bomb on October 10 killed at least 10 police amid increased Taliban attacks on the besieged capital of the southwestern Afghan province of Helmand, with the toll expected to rise, a security official said.

Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12

Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12

Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on the American University in Kabul that sent hundreds of students fleeing in panic, police said early on August 25, before the assault ended when two gunmen were shot dead.

Islamic State faces uphill 'branding war' in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Islamic State faces uphill 'branding war' in Afghanistan, Pakistan

The U.S. drone strike that killed Islamic State's commander for Afghanistan and Pakistan was the latest blow to the Middle East-led movement's ambitions to expand into a region where the long-established Taliban remain the dominant Islamist force.