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Hundreds of internally displaced Afghans who had taken refuge in the capital left for their homes in the country’s eastern provinces Thursday

Almost a year after the war that forced them to flee ended. Millions migrated inside Afghanistan over two decades of bitter fighting during the US-led military occupation, which ended as the Taliban returned to power last August. Many flocked to major cities such as Kabul where air strikes, bombings and firefights were less common than […]

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At least 16 people were killed in two Afghan cities on Thursday by bomb blasts that were claimed by the Islamic State group (IS)

Since Taliban fighters seized control of Afghanistan last year after ousting the US-backed government, the number of bombings has fallen but the jihadist and Sunni IS has continued with attacks — often against Shiite targets. Earlier this week, at least six people were killed in twin blasts that hit a boys’ school in a Shiite

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