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KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 30 people died in a burst of violence around Afghanistan on Friday, including 10 mostly civilian victims of a suicide bombing outside a mosque in Kabul's Shiite community and 18 Afghan police and soldiers killed in scattered fighting in northern Takhar province, officials said.
The village development project, of course, is not Herring's first work in Afghanistan. Her behind-the-scenes role in the Afghan-Soviet conflict is familiar to many Americans through “Charlie Wilson's War,” a 2003 book by George Crile that was adapted into a movie starring Tom Hanks as the hard-partying ...

... for past editions. All you need to know about Trump and Kim Jong Un's big meeting; Afghanistan's capital city has been hit with a series of bombings. ... At least nine people were killed and 22 were wounded in this latest attack to target ethnic and religious minorities in the Afghan capital.[Reuters / Hamid ...
An Afghan official says the Taliban launched a deadly assault on an army outpost in a remote region of northern Takhar province, killing 10 local policemen and wounding nine. Provincial police spokesman Khali Aseir said on Friday that a large number of Taliban fighters assaulted the outpost overnight.
The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local):. 3:30 p.m.. The Afghan president has condemned a suicide bombing that targeted a gathering of Shiite Hazaras in Kabul. The attack has been claimed by the Islamic State group. President Ashraf Ghani's statement, shortly after the bombing on ...
The Afghan incharge of the group has been identified as Hameedullah, who was pointed out by his accomplices in custody. SSP Clifton Tauqeer Naeem said that the two robbers caught in the Nazimabad encounter on March 1, had identified Hameedullah. He said that according to reports he has fled to ...

The idea came to the mind of Muska Sahel, poet and cultural activist, one and a half years ago, when she embarked on the literary mission to enable women like men to recite their poems on stage and fully-participate in cultural programs. Despite problems and challenges, Muska had been able to keep in ...
Women's photojournalism course in Farah City, Afghanistan A young Farahi girl stares into the camera at a local returnee and refugee village, Feb. 9. ... 2017, clergymen organised a rally to stop pop singer Aryana Sayeed from conducting a concert in the capital and accused her of corrupting Afghan youth.
JALALABAD - A suicide bomber in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad killed a senior religious official and his bodyguard on Wednesday and wounded at least 11 people, officials said. The suicide bomber approached Abdul Zaher Haqqani, head of the Nangarhar provincial director of religious affairs and ...
Between 20 and 29 January 2018, there were five high profile attacks in major cities and districts in Afghanistan. The three by far largest ones ... attack was claimed by the Taleban. On 29 January, 11 soldiers were killed when gunmen stormed a base of the Afghan National Army's 111th division in Kabul.
According to the 26-page paper outlining the framework of Germany's military and civilian engagement in Afghanistan, the security situation in the ... Now, German army officers training Afghan forces are accompanied by armed German soldiers to protect them against potential attacks by Afghan trainees.
Prosecutors say a former employee of a U.S. government contractor has admitted to accepting illegal kickbacks from an Afghan trucking company between ... for a subcontractor of an American company that was moving cargo for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service to military bases in Afghanistan.
From the Indian perspective, the salience of Well's briefing lies in the US' acknowledgement of Pakistan's centrality in the Afghan peace process and, notably, ... And our engagement with Pakistan is on how we can work together, on how we can address Pakistan's legitimate concerns and Afghanistan's ...
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Two people including a provincial government official were killed as a blast rocked Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, on Wednesday, a local official said on condition of anonymity. However, a local television channel 1TV ...
These blows, however, proved to be not as effective as Washington presented them, as the terrorist group retained the ability to strike repeatedly, including in the very heart of Afghanistan – the city of Kabul. One of the largest attacks occurred in December, when an IS suicide bomber targeted a Shia cultural ...
Police say a large explosion has caused casualties in Afghanistan's capital. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, says the blast Friday occurred in eastern Kabul. No more details were immediately available. Suggested for you. From the WebPowered By ZergNet. The Disappointing Double ...
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A large explosion in the eastern part of Afghanistan's capital city on Friday morning killed at least one person, a young girl, and wounded 15, Afghan officials said. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, said the blast occurred in the eastern neighborhood of Qabil Bay, ...

ADELAIDE, Australia — It was foolhardy to walk into Parwana Afghan Kitchen, in the inner suburbs of Adelaide, and assume that a table would be available. At 6 on a Tuesday night, the room was already half-full. Durkhanai Ayubi, a woman with huge dark eyes, shook her head firmly. “We're about to fill up ...
Decorations have been put in place in the Afghan city of Herat ahead of the launching ceremony for the TAPI pipeline project involving Turkmenistan, ... alongside Afghanistan's Herat-Kandahar highway, then through Quetta and Multan in Pakistan and ending up at the India-Pakistan border town of Fazilka.
JALALABAD (Afghanistan) • An explosion killed at least three tribal elders and wounded two when it hit a hotel in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad yesterday, officials said. The cause of the blast was not immediately clear and there was no immediate claim of responsibility. Mr Attaullah Khogyani, a ...
A suicide bomber killed at least two and wounded seven in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital on ... In a second suicide bombing attack near another military base in Helmand's capital city Lashkar Gah, one security person was killed and seven ...
In Afghanistan, a country affected by longstanding conflict which has led to large numbers of internally displaced persons and returning refugees, cities play a key role as hubs for employment, especially youth, innovation and peace. Indeed, the Afghan population is expected to double within the next 15 ...


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