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ISIS Claims Suicide Blast At Afghan Bank, Dozens Dead

AP | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

FAIZABAD, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people i...

Taliban Launch Attacks In Afghanistan Amid Political Deadlock

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2014 | World

By Rafiq Shirzad JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Taliban suicide bombs hit an office of the Afghan intellig...

Afghan Forces Rescue Red Cross Workers From Militants

AP | PATRICK QUINN and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.29.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two insurgents attacked a compound housing the International Committee of the Red Cross in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday...

Suicide Attack Kills 5 Police Officers

AP | AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Eight suicide bombers struck a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least five officers, a sec...

Bus Bombing Kills Ten In Afghanistan

AP | HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Anger over a nighttime NATO raid flared into violence in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday as an estimated 1,500 people cla...

Caught in the Act: Diana Rowan Rockefeller Empowers Afghan Women to Lead (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

I had the privilege of meeting a leader in women's activism: Diana Rowan Rockefeller, founder of Afghan Leaders Connect.

William Dalrymple: the Af-Pak Fiasco "on its last legs" (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Lydon

William Dalrymple is drawing on a deep well of personal and imperial history in his stark clarification of our American comeuppance in Afghanistan. ...

Taliban Bombers Attack Govt Buildings, US Base In 2 Afghan Cities

AP | AMIR SHAH and ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GARDEZ, Afghanistan — Suspected Taliban militants armed with bombs, rifles and rocket-propelled grenades launched near-simultaneous assaults Tue...

Afghanistan's First National Park Protects Deep Blue Lakes | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A series of six deep blue lakes separated by natural dams made of the rich red rock travertine have been protected in the first national park establis...