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# Kandahar

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IS claims deadly suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Afghanistan that killed at least 41 people
The attack killed at least 41 people and injured scores more.
Taliban near gates of Kabul as US prepares to fly out thousands of officials
The US embassy in Kabul has ordered staff to get rid of sensitive material that could be used for Taliban propaganda.
The Taliban have taken four more provincial capitals in sweep across Afghan south.
The Department of Foreign Affairs has said it is 'gravely concerned' about the situation.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has convened crisis talks on Afghanistan today.
Dept Foreign Affairs 'gravely concerned' over Taliban's offensive in Afghanistan
Tom Clonan: The Taliban's impending victory in Afghanistan is bad news for humanity
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Twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kandahar
A pair of suicide bombers struck outside the airport in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar.
US soldier to face murder charges over deaths of 17 Afghans
Staff Sergeant Robert Bales will also face charges of assault and a string of other offences, a military official says.
Taliban vows revenge over US soldier's shooting spree
Threats follow shooting which claimed the lives of 16 Afghan civilians in Kandahar province.
Update: US soldier kills 16 Afghans as crisis deepens
Reuters cites witnesses who say American soldiers were laughing and appeared drunk during the attack.
Seven killed in Afghan car bomb attack
The bomb exploded by a police building in Kandahar, killing five officers and two civilians.
Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan
It was the second suicide bombing in as many days in southern Afghanistan, which is the birthplace of the Taliban insurgency.
Kandahar mayor killed by suicide bomber
The US citizen’s son-in-law says he begged Ghulam Haider Hamidi to step down as mayor for fear he would be targeted.
Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service
Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.
Taliban targets Afghan government offices in attack on key city
The militant group says today’s attacks – in the same city where hundreds of prisoners staged a jailbreak last month – were aimed at taking control of Kandahar.
Afghan president's cousin mistakenly killed by NATO - reports
President Karzai’s brother said their cousin was shot dead by NATO troops during a raid yesterday. The UN says that some 2,777 civilians were killed in Afghan violence last year.
Afghan suicide bomber kills 17 in public baths
A suicide bomber, linked to the Taliban, kills a police commander and 16 others in Kandahar wnear the Pakistani border.
Afghans faced with Taliban strikes on poll day
16 injured in Kunduz and widespread rocket strikes as Afghans vote for 5th time in 4 years.