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# Taliban Attack
Taliban attack Nato base in Afghanistan
Foreign and Afghan troops have repelled a Taliban attack in Khost province.
# Afghan War
Karzai warns US pullout deadline could be a boost for Taliban
The Afghan leader says that setting a deadline for US withdrawal simply gives the Taliban a date to work towards.
# Afghanistan
Taliban aims to improve public relations
Militants urged to avoid killing and robbing civilians under new code of conduct.
# European Union
Cameron: Turkey has a right to join the EU
The British PM declares himself the “strongest possible advocate” for Turkish entry to the union.
# Afghanistan
Karzai's handover deal supported
Afghan leader’s call for 2014 deadline.
# Afghanistan
Afghanistan wants full security handover by 2014
The first international conference in Kabul focuses on the country’s shaky future.