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World Nov 29Afghan officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombings
In eastern Ghazni province, 31 soldiers were killed and 24 others wounded when the attacker drove a military humvee full of explosives onto an army commando base before detonating the car bomb, according to an official in Afghanistan’s National Security…
World Nov 03Afghans mourn victims of horrific university attack by Islamic State
Outside Kabul University, a small group of demonstrators gathered on Tuesday, demanding a cease-fire and urging the government to withdraw from the negotiations with the Taliban until a permanent end to hostilities is declared. Some held signs reading “why are…
World Oct 24Big suicide bombing in Kabul kills 18 at education center
The explosion struck outside an education center in a heavily Shiite neighborhood of western Kabul, Dasht-e-Barchi. Interior Ministry spokesman Tariq Arian says that the attacker was trying to enter the center when he was stopped by security guards.
World Oct 21Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country
Afghan officials say at least 11 women were trampled to death when a stampede broke out among thousands of Afghans waiting in a soccer stadium to get visas to leave the country.
World Aug 27Death toll from heavy Afghanistan flooding surpasses 150
Heavy rains, compounded by mudslides, often threaten remote areas of Afghanistan, where infrastructure is poor. Summer often brings heavy rainfall and flooding to the country's north and east.
World May 26Afghan government releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners
The Afghan government has released hundreds of Taliban prisoners. The releases Tuesday mark its single largest prisoner release since the U.S. and the Taliban signed a peace deal earlier this year.
World Apr 06From Iran’s hot zone, Afghans flee back home and spread virus
Mahdi Noori, a young Afghan refugee in Iran, joined a large migration of some 200,000 Afghans and counting who have been flowing home across the border for weeks — from a country that is one of the world’s biggest epicenters…
World Mar 09Dueling Afghan leaders hold simultaneous inauguration ceremonies for themselves
The rival leaders were each sworn in as president in separate ceremonies on Monday, throwing plans for negotiations with the Taliban into chaos and creating a dilemma for the United States as it figures out how to move its peace…
World Dec 25Afghan official says Taliban abducted 26 peace activists
The insurgents staged the ambush in the district of Bala Buluk in Farah province on Tuesday.
World Dec 14Insider attack kills 9 Afghan militia, officials say
At least one member of an Afghan militia opened fire on his fellow militiamen early Saturday, killing nine, in what the country’s interior ministry called an insider attack, an Afghan official said.