No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet, but the Taliban has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack in Helmand.
Earlier, officials said that Kabul was deploying more troops to Farah to counter the frequent Taliban attacks and protect a planned multi-billion-dollar pipeline.
AfghanPresident Ashraf Ghani last month unveiled a plan to open talks to end the 16-year-old war, offering to negotiate with the Taliban without any preconditions.
Ghani, hosting Mattis at his presidential palace in Kabul, described the new US strategy as a game changer, allowing Kabul to extend its peace offer to the Taliban without doing so from a position of weakness. The offers made to those insurgents willing to renounce violence included political recognition, a release of prisoners, as well as passports to Taliban members and visas to their families. The Afghan leader also called for a ceasefire after which the Taliban could become a political party.
The article released by the Taliban, which was headlined "Who are the true enemies of peace?" urged the United States, instead of the Kabul government, to come to talks, in what appears a snub to Mr Ghani, who they see as a stooge for America.
Trump has made no secret of anger toward Pakistan or his pessimism about Taliban peace talks, declaring on January 29 after a series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan: "I don't see any talking taking place". "The permission of peace and war are with the Americans and they have taken the land and air space of Afghanistan under their unlawful control", it read.
Jerick McKinnon contract details, guaranteed money revealed From Week 5 on, McKinnon averaged 3.9 yards per rush, gaining 544 yards on 140 carries while catching 43 passes for 381 yards. That breaks down to an average of about $7.5 milllion a year, a significant raise over what he was making with the Vikings.
Sarah Drew From 'Grey's Anatomy' to 'Cagney & Lacey' Drew will star as the laidback Cagney, while " Blindspot " alum Michelle Hurd has been cast as her veteran partner. The women-centric show is only one of the three revivals set to air on CBS for the 2018-19 season.
Britain First Facebook page banned by tech giant One recent investigation from Wired UK found a whole network of Facebook pages linked to Britain First sharing the same content. Facebook stated that the group had repeatedly broken the social media website's Community Standards, despite several warnings.
An outright refusal to talk to Ghani's administration would give Afghan and USA forces justification to ramp up air strikes against the militants.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, on a surprise visit to Kabul on Tuesday, reaffirmed that position. "Right now we want the Afghans to lead and to provide the substance of the reconciliation effort", Mattis said.
Mattis stressed that the military campaign was aimed at driving the insurgents toward a political reconciliation, as opposed to an outright battlefield defeat.
Afghanistan has deployed more troops to a restive western province where a multi-billion-dollar pipeline is planned after the Taliban launched multiple attacks against security forces, causing heavy casualties, officials said Wednesday.
Abdul Samad Salehi, a member of the Farah provincial council, said four of those killed in Wednesday's attack were from the intelligence service and six were police.
Lawmakers Ambrish Der and Pratap Dudhat have been suspended for three years while another MLA has been suspended for one year. Earlier this week, two Congress members were expelled from the Telangana Assembly for disrupting the Governor's speech.
While some students had taken to social media posting that police had found at least one gun, San Leandro police Lt. Students will be released early Wednesday and classes have been canceled for Thursday.
Benjamin went on to tell the Times that he's at least grateful that the unscripted kiss got him a little more screen time. As he leaned in for round two, Perry swiveled her head at the last second to catch him off-guard with a kiss on the lips.
The Steam page is already up for Skyrim VR so enthusiasts who own an Oculus or Vive can go ahead and get their preorder in. If VR isn't so much your thing, however, you can play Skyrim just about everywhere, including the Nintendo Switch.
The ministry claims that the long-delayed REIPP projects would create 61,600 jobs with 95% of those going to South Africans. Nonetheless, this is despite a recent report by the CSIR stating renewables are way cheaper than fossil fuels.
Senior guards Tra Holder (18.4 points), Evans II (16.6) and Kodi Justice (12.6) led the Sun Devils in scoring. The opening line favors Arizona State to win at -1.5, 64.6% have picked Syracuse to cover the spread.
Just like we get yearly check-ups a new report gives us an annual health snapshot of almost every county in the country. The new Rankings State Reports call attention to key drivers of health, such as children in poverty.
The Eagles (19-15), who finished with their most wins since the 2010-11 season, will face off against Western Kentucky on Tuesday. Despite losing their starting front line, the Huskers were also six points per game better on the offensive end this season.
Almost 40 patient advocacy groups had argued that the measure would "likely do more harm than good" in a letter in early February. Republicans say it would give hope to patients with fatal diseases and set up safeguards to protect them.
ESPN's Dan Graziano reported Robinson's deal with New Orleans is worth $20 million, half of which is guaranteed. Patrick Robinson is returning to the team that drafted him after winning a Super Bowl with Philadelphia.
This Summer GM Plans to Launch an Airbnb for Cars Service
In the last two years, Turo has seen its user base grow to almost 5 million and listed cars triple to about 200,000 units. Fully self-driving Teslas may still be some years away, and Musk has said little about a sharing network since.
Smoking and Hearing Loss May Be Linked, New Study Finds
E-cigarettes do not contain tobacco, which produces harmful carcinogenic chemicals including tar and carbon monoxide when burned. Healthcare professionals working in the region will be encouraged to support smokers who choose to quit by vaping.
Valve adds 'Dota Plus' subscription to Dota 2
It gathers data from "millions of recent games", making sure that the suggested builds are in line with the current meta. However I do play several free-to-play games, and several of them have an optional subscription service of some kind.
Why the PGA Tour still needs Tiger Woods
Woods said he is taking it one step at a time since returning to competition this year after spinal fusion surgery one year ago. However, it is remarkable that he's picked up so quickly on his latest return from injury, and is continuously progressing.
Jaya-Amitabh have combined assets worth Rs 1000 cr
Similarly, in Lucknow's Kokari area Jaya BAchchan has an agricultural plot of 1.22 hectare of the value 2.2 crores. Jaya Bachchan and husband Amitabh Bachchan's fortunes have become public only a mere few hours ago.
Gov. Murphy Introduces Financial Plans at Budget Address
Murphy on Wednesday downplayed any potential divisions, saying he thought Democrats would "prove to be the party of substance". He has until June 30 to get a spending plan approved by the legisalture before the 2019 fiscal year commences on July 1.