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Taliban body count skyrockets as coalition forces ramp up operations

Taliban body count skyrockets as coalition forces ramp up operations

Hundreds of Taliban fighters have been killed in recent action following the group's failure to choose peace instead of war.

Surrendered Taliban militants to receive plots of land in Laghman

Surrendered Taliban militants to receive plots of land in Laghman

Authorities are offering beleaguered fighters who join the peace process an opportunity to restart their lives.

Destroyed Taliban bomb-making facilities in Ghazni linked to 'world's terrorists'

Destroyed Taliban bomb-making facilities in Ghazni linked to 'world's terrorists'

The militants had taken over shops in Nawa District to make explosives, and locals say the 'world's terrorists' live with the Taliban in the area.

Taliban's military training during negotiations betrays own rhetoric on peace

Taliban's military training during negotiations betrays own rhetoric on peace

The Taliban's propaganda showing the military training of their new recruits is the latest sign that the militants have no intention of making peace despite taking part in negotiations.

Taliban leaders find themselves in weakened position after talks called off

Taliban leaders find themselves in weakened position after talks called off

Instead of choosing a peace deal finally within sight after 18 years, the Taliban decided to use Afghan lives as bargaining chips. Now Taliban leaders are paying for their thirst for violence.

Kunduz residents describe miserable living conditions after Taliban offensive

Kunduz residents describe miserable living conditions after Taliban offensive

Food prices have soared, basic services were cut and many families fled their homes to escape the fighting.

'Is this Jihad?' Afghans ask, as Taliban destroys more electricity pylons in Herat

'Is this Jihad?' Afghans ask, as Taliban destroys more electricity pylons in Herat

About 70% of Herat city residents and the entire Herat Industrial Park are affected by the blackout caused by continuing Taliban sabotage.

More than 150 Taliban, ISIS fighters renounce violence in Kunar, Badakhshan

More than 150 Taliban, ISIS fighters renounce violence in Kunar, Badakhshan

More fighters are giving up their militancy amid increased military pressure and operations by security forces, and the realisation that what they are doing is not 'jihad'.

Taliban abduct, beat members of the People's Peace Movement

Taliban abduct, beat members of the People's Peace Movement

Peace activists say that although they have suffered harassment and imprisonment by the Taliban, they will not stop seeking an end to violence in Afghanistan.

Taliban threats against Salaam Telecom draw outrage from Afghans

Taliban threats against Salaam Telecom draw outrage from Afghans

There already are reports that Taliban militants forced Baghlan Province residents to swallow their Salaam Telecom SIM cards.

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