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…
By Tameem Akhgar, Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, Islamic State attackers stormed Kabul University, touching off a gun battle that killed at least 22 people. Security officials said three gunmen struck during a book fair; all of them were killed after the hours-long…
The ministry’s spokesman, Tariq Arian, also said there were three attackers involved in the assault, all of whom were killed in the ensuing firefight.
By Associated Press
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.
By Tameem Akhgar, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Family members, without protective equipment and only a few wearing face masks, help care for the patients lying in hospital beds.
By Kathy Gannon, Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
The United Nations on Tuesday called for an immediate reduction of violence in Afghanistan, warning that civilian casualties at the hands of both the Taliban and Afghan security forces are increasing.
In our news wrap Wednesday, a federal judge has delayed a decision on dismissing criminal charges against Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser under President Trump. The Department of Justice wants to drop the case, but the judge is…
In our news wrap Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, disputed President Trump’s claims that anyone in the U.S. can get tested for COVID-19. The former vice president charged that Trump has demonstrated “needless complacency” in his response…
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
Militants had stormed the hospital Tuesday, setting off an hours-long shootout with police.
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