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UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:25 p.m.

Authorities: Several demonstrators killed in Kabul protest

A demonstration in downtown Kabul turned violent Friday as police fired at rock-throwing protesters demanding better security in the Afghan capital in the wake of a powerful truck bomb attack …


Kabul bombing massive; coverage isn’t

Kabul, with a death toll over four times as high as Manchester, gets mentioned only in brief reports.


Anger and sorrow grip Kabul after devastating bombing in diplomatic zone

Afghanistan joined in both anger and sorrow Thursday amid the aftermath in bomb-shattered Kabul, as mourners buried the dead and officials grappled with questions over how to confront a seemingly …


UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 5:03 p.m.

Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

A suicide attacker struck the fortified heart of the Afghan capital with a massive truck bomb Wednesday, killing 90 people, wounding 400 and raising new fears about the government’s ability …


UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 11:02 p.m.

Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens

A massive explosion rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, causing casualties and sending a huge plume of smoke over the Afghan capital. At least 50 …


Afghan troops surround vice president’s compound in Kabul standoff

Government troops surrounded the fortified luxury home of First Vice President Abdurrashid Dostum in the Afghan capital Tuesday in an all-day standoff, raising fears of a violent confrontation with his …


Twin bombings in Afghanistan’s capital kill 38

KABUL, Afghanistan – Two large bombs – one triggered by a suicide attacker – exploded near government offices Tuesday, killing at least 38 people and wounding dozens of others in …


Explosion hits largest U.S. military airbase in Afghanistan, casualties reported

An explosion hit Bagram Airfield, the largest and main US military airbase in Afghanistan’s central Parwan province on Saturday, NATO’s Resolute Support said.


Afghan gunman kills 2 Americans, wounds 3

APNewsNow. KABUL, Afghanistan – NATO and an Afghan official say a man wearing an Afghan army uniform has killed a U.S. service member and an American civilian in the capital …


Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 7 dead

Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at the time.


Afghan official: Blast shakes Kabul, possible attack

A strong explosion took place early Monday near a guesthouse for foreigners in Kabul, an Afghan police official said.


Taliban suicide bombing kills 14 Nepalese guards in Kabul

A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 Nepalese security guards in an attack Monday on their minibus in the Afghan capital, the Interior Ministry and an Afghan security official said.


Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike

KABUL, Afghanistan – Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people …


Fallen soldier from Sandpoint honored

BOISE – Only one name was added to Idaho’s Fallen Soldier Memorial on Sept. 11 this year – that of David Lyon of Sandpoint, who was killed in Afghanistan in …


Rare attacks on Afghan Shiites kill 60

A suicide bomber struck a crowd of Shiite worshippers who packed a Kabul mosque today to mark a holy day, killing at least 56 people, and a second bombing in …


Clinton: Kabul attackers will be dealt with

The Obama administration declared today it wouldn’t allow the brazen assault on the U.S. Embassy and other buildings in Kabul to deter the American mission in Afghanistan, warning the attackers …