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Taliban insurgents attack U.S. base along key Afghan supply route

JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of heavily-armed insurgents attacked a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan on early Monday, destroying dozens of vehicles and shutting down a key road used by NATO supply trucks, officials said, adding [...]

Bomb blast kills NATO service member in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed Monday when a roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It raises the number of foreign troops killed [...]

Gunman wearing Afghan army uniform kills NATO service member

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed Tuesday when a gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire at foreign troops in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said, [...]

Latest U.S. drone strike in Pakistan kills 18

MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A United States drone attack in Pakistan's volatile tribal region killed at least eighteen, local media reported Wednesday. The attack took place in the Danday Darpa Khel area of North Waziristan, not far from [...]

NATO airstrike kills Taliban fighters attacking Afghan forces

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four insurgents were killed in a coalition airstrike in southern Afghanistan on Friday after they attempted to ambush Afghan security forces, local officials said on Saturday, more than a week after another [...]

Rocket attack on U.S. base near Kabul kills 4 American troops

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four American service members were killed Wednesday when suspected Taliban insurgents fired two rockets at a large U.S. military base near the Afghan capital, officials said, less than a day after the U.S. government [...]

Coalition airstrike kills 7 Taliban fighters in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven suspected Taliban insurgents were killed Tuesday when coalition forces carried out an airstrike in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday. A number of explosives and weapons were [...]

Roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan kills at least 8 civilians

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed at least eight civilians on Friday, local authorities said. The blast took place in the Cholan area of Khost City, the provincial capital of Khost, at around 2:30 [...]

Afghan militants release Kyrgyzstani hostage after 1.5 month

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Taliban insurgents have released a Kyrgyzstani hostage who was abducted in late April after a Turkish military helicopter made an emergency landing in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday. Two other [...]

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber attacks Supreme Court killing at least 17

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked government offices in the Afghan capital, killing at least seventeen people, local authorities said Tuesday. Suspected Taliban militants targeted the Supreme Court in Kabul, the Afghan [...]