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10 French Soldiers Killed by Taliban

April 1, 2018
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug. 19 — In unusually large and well-coordinated attacks in eastern Afghanistan, Taliban insurgents killed 10 French paratroopers in a mountain road ambush and at least six suicide bombers attempted to storm a NATO alliance base, NATO and Afghan officials said Tuesday.

(Washington Post — 1 September, 2008)
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WAH, Pakistan, Aug. 21 — At least 70 people were killed and 100 were injured in coordinated suicide bombings Thursday at Pakistan’s largest army munitions factory, the latest in a series of Taliban attacks against government targets.

(Washington Post — 2 September, 2008)
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ISLAMABAD, Sept. 2 — U.S. military officials on Tuesday flatly refuted claims from the United Nations and Afghan government that a U.S. airstrike in western Afghanistan two weeks ago killed up to 90 Afghan civilians, saying that a complete investigation into the incident found that only five civ…

(Washington Post — 12 hours ago)
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HERAT, Afghanistan, Aug. 30 — NATO’s top commander in Afghanistan on Saturday called for a joint investigation into a U.S.-led airstrike that U.N. and Afghan officials say killed as many as 90 civilians recently. Meanwhile, an Afghan military official involved in the attack said misinformation l…

(Washington Post — 31 August, 2008)
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Aug. 12 — At least 14 people were killed on the outskirts of the northwest city of Peshawar on Tuesday by a powerful bomb blast that targeted Pakistani air force personnel and badly damaged a key bridge that links the city to Pakistan’s volatile tribal areas.

(Washington Post — 31 August, 2008)
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CHAHAR DARREH, Afghanistan — Lt. Col. Abdul Hamid, a new police commander, was having trouble doing the math. When he took control of this district in the country’s north in early July, he had 54 officers. Since then, some had been transferred; others had disappeared.

(Washington Post — 31 August, 2008)
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Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani has a clear agenda for his inaugural visit to Washington this week: He wants more aid, more patience and less pressure from the United States as his four-month-old coalition government develops a strategy to combat Taliban and al-Qaeda forces in the…

(Washington Post — 31 August, 2008)
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