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Afghanistan

A landlocked south-central Asian country

Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country in Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast. Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000Β sqΒ 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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The Taliban will implement a 10-day ceasefire with U.S. troops, a reduction in violence with Afghan forces and discussions with Afghan government officials if it..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

The Taliban will implement a 10-day ceasefire with U.S. troops, a reduction in violence with Afghan forces and discussions with Afghan government officials if it..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

A severe cold snap killed at least 17 people in Afghanistan on Saturday, government officials said, as heavy snowfall and rain continued to lash parts of the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A roadside bomb killed two U.S. military personnel and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the U.S. military said, an attack claimed by the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Two U.S. service members were killed and two others wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, the NATO-led..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A roadside bomb hit a convoy of U.S. troops on Saturday in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, a NATO spokesman and an Afghan official said, but there..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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