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Who is Bowe Bergdahl?

Sgt Bergdahl walked off his military post in Afghanistan in 2009, in what he says was a protest to prove that his commanders were unfit for service. He was then captured by the Taliban, and kept in captivity and tortured for five years. He was released in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees in May 2014. Oct 17, 2017

Afghanistan Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen storm police training center

A Taliban suicide bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police headquarters on Oct. 17, killing at least 33 people and wounding 160. The attack targeted a police training center attached to the headquarters in Gardez, the capital of Paktia province, officials said. The Taliban said it was behind the attack. Oct 17, 2017

Isis in Afghanistan: Suicide bomber attacks Kabul mosque

A suicide bomber and gunmen disguised in police uniforms attacked a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul Friday, killing at least 14. It comes just one day after the top US military commander in the country vowed to crush the Islamic State militant group (Isis) and urged the Taliban to join peace talks. Aug 26, 2017

President Trumps new war strategy is in Afghanistans favour

President Trump spoke about his new plan for Afghanistan, which involves doubling down on American military presence in the region. Trump would not give a specific number, but it is estimated that he will authorise the deployment of 4,000 more soldiers to the country. Aug 23, 2017

President Trumps new war strategy is in Afghanistans favour

President Trump spoke about his new plan for Afghanistan, which involves doubling down on American military presence in the region. Trump would not give a specific number, but it is estimated that he will authorise the deployment of 4,000 more soldiers to the country. Aug 23, 2017

Donald Trump urges NATO Allies to contribute more money to fight terrorism

Donald Trump has announced that he would expand the U.S. military intervention in Afghanistan. He has also urged the NATO allies and partners to increase their monetary contribution to step up their own commitment.In a televised address on August 21, Trump vowed fight to win in Afghanistan, which has been Americas longest war Aug 22, 2017

Donald Trump urges NATO Allies to contribute more money to fight terrorism

Donald Trump has announced that he would expand the U.S. military intervention in Afghanistan. He has also urged the NATO allies and partners to increase their monetary contribution to step up their own commitment.In a televised address on August 21, Trump vowed fight to win in Afghanistan, which has been Americas longest war Aug 22, 2017

Isis claims responsibility for Iraq embassy attack in Afghanistans capital Kabul

Isis has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack at the Iraqi embassy in Kabul. A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the gates of the embassy, allowing gunmen to storm into the compound and open fire. A four-hour gunfight ended in all attackers being killed by Afghan security forces. Isis declares their fighters have killed 7 guards, but Afghan authorities denied the claim and said only one guard was injured. All embassy staffers are currently safe, but the building has suffered severe damages with broken windows and rooms badly-burned. Jul 31, 2017