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10 French Paratroopers Killed in Ambush Near Kabul

April 1, 2018
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug. 19 — In unusually large and well-coordinated operations in eastern Afghanistan Monday, Taliban fighters killed 10 French soldiers and at least six suicide bombers attacked a base of NATO alliance troops, NATO and Afghan officials said Tuesday.

(Washington Post — 20 August, 2008)
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KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, July 13 — Nine U.S. soldiers were killed in heavy fighting Sunday at a military base in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border, according to a Western official. The attack was the deadliest against U.S. forces in the country since 2005.

(Washington Post — 7 hours ago)
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KABUL, Afghanistan, July 16 — After suffering significant setbacks in the fight against insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, U.S. and Afghan troops have pulled out of a combat outpost where nine American soldiers were killed in a pitched battle with Taliban fighters Sunday.

(Washington Post — 7 hours ago)
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NATO says three of its soldiers were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in central Afghanistan. (MSNBC — 21 August, 2008)
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A French patrol marches up a rocky and dusty Afghan mountain pass. Suddenly, Taliban insurgents open fire from front and back, setting off an hours-long gunfight — the deadliest for allied forces in Afghanistan in more than three years. (MSNBC — 22 August, 2008)
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U.S.-led coalition troops killed more than 30 insurgents in a battle in Afghanistan while three Polish soldiers serving with NATO forces died in a roadside blast, officials said. (New York Times — 21 August, 2008)
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan, July 12 — At least 20 people were killed Saturday in fighting between security forces and pro-Taliban insurgents in volatile northwestern Pakistan, according to officials and witnesses.

(Washington Post — 7 hours ago)
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The American-led coalition denied killing civilians, and some Afghan officials gave a lower death toll than did their colleagues at the Interior Ministry. (New York Times — 23 August, 2008)
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U.S.-led troops attacked a compound where Taliban leaders were meeting and killed 30 militants, but the Interior Ministry said a large number of civilians died. The U.S. said it would investigate. (MSNBC — 23 August, 2008)
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ISLAMABAD, Aug. 7 — Pakistan’s ruling coalition parties agreed Thursday to impeach President Pervez Musharraf, setting up a major showdown between the former military chief and the newly elected civilian government.

(Washington Post — 7 hours ago)
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