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Deadly Suicide Blast Hits Afghan Justice Ministry

AP | Posted 05.19.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A large suicide car bombing struck downtown Kabul on Tuesday afternoon, apparently targeting justice ministry employees an...

Gunmen Attack Guesthouse In Afghan Capital

Reuters | LYNNE O'DONNELL and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.14.2015 | World

By Mirwais Harooni KABUL, May 13 (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a guest house popular with foreigners ahead of a music concert in the Afghan capital Ka...

Afghan Soldiers Beheaded In Taliban Attack

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 04.14.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters swarmed over Afghan army posts in the country's northeast, killing at least 18 soldiers and beheading som...

Car Bomb Blast Rocks Kabul's Diplomatic Quarter

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

KABUL, Feb 26 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle laden with explosives into a Turkish embassy car in the Afghan capital on Thursday, kill...

First Day Of Afghan Security Takeover Marred By Deadly Wedding Attack

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN | Posted 01.01.2015 | World

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 28 people, many of them women and children, were killed when rockets fired by Afghan army soldiers hit a we...

Taliban Raid Foreign Aid Workers' Compound In Kabul, 2 Dead

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.29.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban attackers armed with suicide bomb vests and assault rifles killed two people, one a foreigner, during a raid on a ...

5 Killed In Suicide Attack On British Embassy Vehicle

AP | LYNNE O'DONNELL | Posted 01.27.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described...

Blast In Afghan Capital Ahead Of President's Swearing In

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2014 | World

KABUL, Sept 29 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber attacked a security checkpoint near the airport in Afghanistan's capital on Monday, minutes before new P...

One Dead, 14 Wounded In Afghan Training Academy Attack

AP | Posted 10.05.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base, killing at least one U.S...

Gunmen Attack Major Kabul Hotel

Reuters | Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, March 21 (Reuters) - A Taliban assault on the restaurant of a luxury hotel, considered one...

Several UN Personnel Killed In Attack On Popular Restaurant in Afghan Capital

AP | Posted 03.19.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says three United Nations personnel have been killed in the "horrific attack" on a Kabul restaur...

Afghan Insurgents Attack Kabul Compound Used By Foreigners

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 12.18.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say insurgents have detonated a car bomb and attacked a heavily fortified private compou...

3 U.S. Troops Killed In Afghanistan

AP | DOUGLASS K. DANIEL | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department says the three troops killed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan by an Afghan wearing a security forces uniform ...

Insurgents Kill 8 Afghans Working At U.S. Base

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents pulled over a minivan with eight young laborers on their way to work at a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan on Th...

Dozens Dead In Recent Fighting In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb seriously wounded a prominent member of Afghanistan's High Peace Council on Sunday, an official said, while...

Officials: 3 Dead In Afghanistan Palace Assault

AP | DAVID RISING and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban attack at the gates of the Afghan presidential palace cast a cold light Tuesday on the course of a war that Washi...

Taliban Claim Attack On Presidential Palace In Kabul

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A series of explosions rocked one of the most secure areas of the Afghan capital early Tuesday in an attack outside the pre...

Insider Attack Kills 3 Americans In Afghanistan

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 08.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A man in an Afghan army uniform turned his weapon on American trainers working with him in the country's east on Saturday, ...

Taliban Attack Afghan Governor's Compound

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 06.02.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Insurgents wearing Afghan army uniforms launched a suicide attack and stormed a courthouse Wednesday in a failed bid to fre...

Afghan Local Policeman Guns Down 5 Colleagues

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 03.22.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A member of Afghanistan's government-backed militia program has shot and killed five of his colleagues, an official said Friday....

2 U.S. Soldiers Dead In Insider Attack

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2013 | World

KABUL, March 11 (Reuters) - Two American soldiers were killed in a so-called insider attack when a person in an Afghan military uniform turned his w...

Taliban Poison, Gun Down 17 Afghans In Eastern Outpost

AP | AMIR SHAH and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 04.29.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents poisoned, then shot and killed 17 people as they slept at a local police post in eastern Afghanistan, on...

Afghan Suicide Bomber Misses NATO Convoy, Kills 5 Civilians

AP | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan police say a suicide car bomber has killed five civilians and wounded another 25 in a botched attempt to hit a convoy of ...

U.S.-Afghan Base Attacked

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.31.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Taliban suicide bombers assaulted a joint U.S.-Afghan air base in eastern Afghanistan early Sunday, detonating explosives at the...

Insider Attack Kills 2 Foreign Soldiers In Afghanistan

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2012 | World

KABUL, Oct 30 (Reuters) - A man wearing an Afghan police uniform shot dead two members of Afghanistan's NATO-led force in the south of the country o...