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ISIS Claims Suicide Attack On Pakistan Consulate In Afghanistan

Reuters | Benjamin Hart | Posted 01.14.2017 | World

JALALABAD, Afghanistan, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on the Pakistani consulate in the eastern Afghan ...

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 intelligence agency in a...

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. ...

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...