Taliban insurgents stop a bus in Afghanistan and kidnap some of the passengers including South Koreans.
Taliban insurgents have kidnapped 23 Korean Christians from a bus in Afghanistan, officials said on Friday, the biggest group of foreigners seized so far in the militant campaign to oust the government and its Western backers.
The Taliban threatens to kill 18 South Koreans taken hostage in Afghanistan, prompting the government in Seoul to confirm an earlier plan to withdraw its troops from the country by the end of the year. Separately, the Taliban claims that it has executed two German hostages. 2007-07-21, with context: Afghanistan, South Korea, Taliban
Daniele Mastrogiacomo, an Italian journalist working for "la Repubblica", is set free by the Taliban. He had been kidnapped in the Afghan province of Helmand on March 6. 2007-03-19, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban, kidnapped
An Afghan soldier kills 3 U.S. troops and injures 1 other in Achin, Nangarhar Province. The Taliban claims responsibility, saying the Afghan soldier was one of several Taliban infiltrators in the Afghan Armed Forces. 2017-06-10, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
A Taliban raid kills at least 20 Afghan police officers in southern Afghanistan. 2017-05-21, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
The Afghan Minister of Defense, Abdullah Habibi and the Chief of Staff of the Afghan National Army, Qadam Shah Shahim, resign after a Taliban attack on Camp Shaheen near Mazar-i-Sharif that claimed over 140 lives. 2017-04-24, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
Taliban insurgents attack an Afghan military base in Mazar-e-Sharif, Balkh Province, killing more than 140 soldiers. It is said to be the deadliest attack of its kind 2017-04-21, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
Russian Special Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov denies allegations by NATO Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti that Russia was "perhaps" supplying the Taliban. 2017-03-24, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
Taliban insurgents seize control of the strategic town of Sangin in the southern Helmand Province after a year-long battle with Afghan security forces. 2017-03-23, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
The Obama Administration and Bush Administration had failed to publicly disclose up to thousands of lethal airstrikes the U.S. made in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria against ISIL, Al-Qaeda, and the Taliban via U.S. Army helicopters and drones. 2017-02-5, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction releases a report on Afghanistan, saying that the Afghan Armed Forces are not capable of securing the country and have lost more territory to the Taliban, the most since the United States invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. 2017-01-11, with context: Afghanistan, Taliban
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