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Afghanistan

A landlocked south-central Asian country

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located in South-Central Asia.. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan in the east and south; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and in the far northeast, China. Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is 32 million, mostly composed of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras and Uzbeks.

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A record 4,313 civilians were injured or killed in Afghanistan's war against the Islamist Taliban between July and September, the United Nations said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 12 hours ago

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Preliminary results in Afghanistan's presidential election will be delayed beyond Saturday's deadline, two officials from the independent election commission..
Credit: Reuters - Published 19 hours ago

Preliminary results in Afghanistan's presidential election will be delayed beyond the Oct. 19 deadline, two sources in the Independent Election Commission of..
Credit: Reuters - Published 20 hours ago

A Taliban suicide bomber killed at least three people and wounded 27 on Wednesday when he set off explosives in a truck near a police headquarters in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Violence linked to Afghanistan's election last month left 85 civilians dead and more than 370 wounded, a United Nations report said on Tuesday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

More Afghans than Syrians have migrated to the European Union so far this year, official data shows, making them the largest nationality illegally entering the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

A knife-wielding Afghan man is suspected of killing one person and badly wounding another in a series of attacks in Austria on Monday, police said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

The United Nations says the attacks in May killed at least 30 civilians, including children.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

Afghanistan's intelligence service said that a top al Qaeda militant commander was among those killed during an operation last month in Helmand province that..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in Afghanistan in May killed or wounded at least 39 civilians, including 14 children, and violated international..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

U.S. air strikes on alleged Taliban drug labs in western Afghanistan in May caused at least 39 civilian casualties, including 14 children, and the facilities..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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