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One Dead, 14 Wounded In Afghan Training Academy Attack

AP | Posted 08.05.2014 | 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...

CIA Agent Among Dead In Afghanistan 'Insider Attack'

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 12.17.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — An officer for the Central Intelligence Agency was among those killed in a suicide bombing at an Afghan intelligence office –...

Taliban Link Attack On U.S. Marines To Anti-Islam Film

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2012 | World

KABUL, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Taliban claimed responsibility on Saturday for an attack on a base which U.S. officials sai...

Man In Afghan Uniform Kills 3 Troops

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 10.29.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan President Hamid Karzai moved to replace the country's intelligence chief and the ministers of defense and interior W...

Soldier To Be Hanged For Killing 4 French Troops

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An Afghan soldier has been sentenced to death for killing four French troops earlier this year in eastern Afghanistan - one of t...

Roadside Bomb Kills 6 In Southern Afghanistan

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed six civilians in southern Afghanistan, while a rocket attack in the west ki...

Taliban Gunmen Attack Popular Hotel

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

(Adds details, quotes) By Mirwais Harooni and Hamid Shalizi KABUL, June 22 (Reuters) - Afghan Taliban gunmen, some armed...

Roadside Bomb Kills 3 Afghan Police Officers

AP | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- Afghan officials say three police officers have been killed in a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan. Uruzgan provincia...

Scores Of Killings Highlight Afghanistan's Ongoing Instability

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Scores of Afghans were killed Wednesday in Taliban attacks and other violence including a NATO airstrike, highlighting p...