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Car Bomb Kills Scores In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a busy market and a mosque in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, k...

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...

Suicide Bomber Targets Popular Kabul Restaurant

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 03.19.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Kabul's police chief says at least 13 people, including foreigners, have been killed and at least four wounded in a suicid...

Roadside Bomb Kills 18 Afghan Civilians

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb killed 18 civilians Sunday, mostly women and children, after it struck a small ...

Taliban Attack U.S. Consulate In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban attacked a U.S. Consulate in western Afghanistan with car bombs and guns on Friday, killing at least four Afgha...

Bomb Kills 14 Members Of Single Family During Eid Al-Fitr Celebration

AP | AMIR SHAH and PATRICK QUINN | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb planted in a graveyard in rural eastern Afghanistan killed 14 members of a single family on Thursday as the country'...

Suicide Bomber Kills 12 In Police Dining Hall

AP | By DAVID RISING and MIRWAIS KHAN | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber sneaked into a police dining hall in central Afghanistan at lunchtime Friday and blew himself up, killing...

Bomb Kills 9 Inside Afghan Elite Housing Complex Linked To Karzai Family

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two bombs hidden in a motorcycle and a car exploded inside an elite gated community linked to the family of Afghan Presiden...

Karzai Welcomes UK Withdrawal

AP | DENIS GRAY | Posted 02.19.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan president on Thursday welcomed the withdrawal of nearly half of the British troops stationed in Afghanistan next...

Suicide Bomber Attacks Kandahar Airfield

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- A Taliban suicide car bomber killed one American soldier and two Afghan civilians Thursday near a U.S. military base shortly ...

Roadside Bomb Kills 19 Afghans En Route To Wedding

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 12.19.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb tore through a minibus carrying people to a wedding celebration in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing ...

Taliban Suicide Blast Kills 9 In Kandahar

AP | Posted 12.13.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up at a local intelligence office in southern Afghanistan, in the deadliest of...

Bomb Kills 2 NATO Service Member In Afghanistan

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

KABUL — NATO says a bomb has killed two of its service members in southern Afghanistan. The statement from the U.S.-led coalition did not provi...

Bomb Kills 7 Children Near Fresh Water Spring

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- An insurgent bomb targeting Afghan police using a fresh water spring to replenish their drinking supplies instead killed seven c...

Bomb Blast In Afghanistan Kills 6 NATO Service Members

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 09.07.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed six NATO service members, on a day where a total of 29 people died from road...

Bomb Blast Kills 6 Police Officers In Afghanistan

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Authorities say a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan has killed six police officers. Uruzgan provincial government spokes...

Bomb Kills Police Commander, 4 Others In Afghanistan

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan authorities say a remote-controlled bomb has killed five people in eastern Afghanistan. Hussain Khan Sanjani, the l...

Bomb Explodes Inside Shop Market

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Authorities say a bomb has exploded at a market in northern Afghanistan, killing nine people, including a local official. The M...

Bomb Hidden In Trash Heap Kills 6 Children

AP | By SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Explosives hidden in a trash heap killed six children in southern Afghanistan Friday, police said, and five NATO troops were kil...

Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks Targeting Worshippers Kill 7

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two suicide bombers targeted worshippers on a key Muslim festival in northern Afghanistan, killing seven, including two loc...

Bomb Exploding In Afghan Vegetable Market Reportedly Kills Eight

AP | MIRWAIS KHAN | Posted 11.08.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A bomb planted on a motorcycle exploded in a vegetable market in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing eight people a...

8-Year-Old Afghan Girl Tricked Into Carrying Bomb, Officials Say

nytimes.com | ALISSA J. RUBIN | Posted 08.26.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Insurgents tricked an 8-year-old girl in a remote area of central Afghanistan into carrying a bomb wrapped in cloth that they de...

In Eastern Afghanistan Roadside Bomb Kills 10 Civilians

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — One roadside bomb killed 10 civilians Wednesday in a van along a route used by foreign troops in eastern Afghanistan while another wound...