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Afghanistan: Car bomb explosion kills seven in Kabul

November 13, 2019 4:18 pm

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the interior ministry, said a suicide bomber driving a van targeted an armoured vehicle that belonged to GardaWorld, a Canadian security company that saw four of its staff wounded in the attack.

Afghanistan elections: Afghans vote for President amid Taliban attacks, fraud fears

September 28, 2019 3:51 pm

An upsurge in violence in the run-up to the elections, following the collapse of US-Taliban talks to end America's longest war, had already rattled Afghanistan in the past weeks.

Kabul blast: Toll rises to 16, Taliban claims responsibilty

September 03, 2019 9:41 am

The explosion came as a senior US diplomat was visiting Kabul to brief Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on a draft peace accord reached with the insurgents that could see thousands of US troops withdrawn from Afghanistan.

Mired in poverty, Afghans bring their children to work

July 24, 2019 3:59 pm

Like many children in Afghanistan, school is a luxury his family can no longer afford.

Kabul seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping out Afghanistan

July 24, 2019 11:06 am

Trump's remarks followed a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the White House on Monday at which Trump voiced optimism that Pakistan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old war in Afghanistan.

Explosion outside Kabul University kills two, wounds 10

July 19, 2019 1:36 pm

No one has claimed responsibility for the explosion but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group affiliate are active in Kabul.

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65

July 01, 2019 12:02 pm

The blast sent a plume of black smoke over the city, with Reuters witnesses saying the sound shook their office building, as sporadic gunfire and the wail of ambulance sirens pierced the air.

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, at least seven casualties

May 31, 2019 11:42 am

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which came a day after militant group Islamic State claimed a suicide attack outside a military training academy that killed at least six people.

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist Mina Mangal in Kabul

May 12, 2019 2:56 pm

There was no immediate word on the motive for the attack, but another Kabul police spokesman, Ferdous Farahmarz, said the cause may have been a family dispute.

Six killed, 23 injured in several explosions during new year festival in Afghan's Kabul

March 22, 2019 10:19 am

The attacks came on Nowruz, an ancient Persian festival to mark the start of spring that is widely celebrated in Afghanistan but has also faced opposition from some hardline Islamists, who say it is un-Islamic.


Photos | Several feared dead after massive explosion near Indian Embassy in Kabul

May 31, 2017 11:18 am

Kabul blast: A car bomb exploded in Afghanistan’s capital city Kabul , killing several people and injuring scores of others. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed that the staff at the Indian Embassy in Kabul are safe.

Afghan women's rights activists break with tradition, carry coffin of woman beaten to death

March 23, 2015 3:55 pm

An Afghan woman who was beaten to death by a mob was buried in Kabul on Sunday (March 22nd). In an unprecedented move, her coffin was carried by women’s rights activists.