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Taliban child soldier recruitment surges - HRW (17.02.2016)

[…] New Human Rights Watch research shows that the Taliban have been training and deploying children for various military operations including the production and planting of improvised explosive devices (IED).

Afghan casualties hit record high 11,000 in 2015 – UN report (14.02.2016)

The United Nations reported today that Afghan hostilities in 2015 left more than 3,500 civilians dead, including an unprecedented number of children – one in four casualties over the past year was a child – and nearly 7,500 others wounded, making this the highest number of civilian casualties...

Outgoing commander says no change to U.S. military role In Afghanistan (14.02.2016)

The outgoing U.S. commander of international forces in Afghanistan says U.S. forces will not return to an active role fighting the Taliban. General John Campbell said there would be no change to the U.S. mission despite the likelihood of another difficult year of combat.

US to deploy hundreds of troops in Afghanistan to thwart Taliban (08.02.2016)

By month’s end, a force described as battalion-strength, consisting of mostly army soldiers, will arrive in Helmand province to bolster the local military.

Berlin pledges funds for Kabul to reintegrate returned migrants (01.02.2016)

German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has promised Afghanistan financial help to help reintegrate returned migrants. Speaking about the 850 German soldiers that remain in Afghanistan as part of NATO’s Resolute Support mission, de Maiziere said they would remain “as long as necessary.”

Taliban sets out demands to take part in Afghan peace talks (24.01.2016)

The Islamist insurgents are demanding the release of an unnamed list of prisoners, to be removed from a UN blacklist freezing their assets and imposing a travel ban on its leaders, and to have a political office formally recognized.

Afghan election officials schedule parliamentary ballot for October 15 (18.01.2016)

Ahmad Yusuf Nuristani, the head of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission, told journalists in Kabul on January 18 that the ballot would only be held on time if the government provided the necessary budget, security for candidates, electoral workers, and ballot boxes.