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Big suicide bombing in Kabul kills 18 at education center

The interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says that the attacker was trying to enter the center when he was stopped by security guards.

Medal of Honor recipient dies; saved lives in Afghanistan

Former Army Staff Sgt. Ronald Shurer II, who received the Medal of Honor in 2018 for braving heavy gunfire to save lives in Afghanistan, has died of cancer. He was 41.

US starts partial pullout of troops from Afghanistan

The United States began withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Tuesday.

US, Taliban sign deal aimed at ending war in Afghanistan

The United States and the Taliban have signed an historic peace agreement aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan, America's longest.

US, Taliban reach agreement to reduce violence, opening door to troop withdrawal deal

The United States and Taliban reached an agreement on Friday to reduce violence for seven days, which could open the door to the two sides signing a larger peace deal reached last year, according to a senior State Department official.

US official: American casualties in Afghan military mission

The U.S. military says American and Afghan military personnel have been fired on while conducting an operation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.

Body of Fort Bragg paratrooper killed in Afghanistan returns home

The body of a Fort Bragg soldier who was killed in Afghanistan last weekend is being returned to his family.

US, NC flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Fort Bragg paratroopers killed in Afghanistan

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper is ordering all U.S. and North Carolina state flags at state buildings to be lowered to half-staff on Monday in honor of Sgt. Ian Paul McLaughlin and Pfc. Miguel Angel Villalon.

2 Fort Bragg paratroopers killed by IED

Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan.

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