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# afghanistan - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border
# Fuel Tanker
# Fuel Tanker

Firefighters battle huge blaze at Afghanistan-Iran border

Feb 14th 2021, 12:55 PM 10,876 Views 13 Comments

More than 500 lorries lined up at the border carrying natural gas and fuel were ablaze.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Sublime Rashid helps Afghanistan secure 3-0 whitewash over Ireland
# Clean Sweep
From The42
# Clean Sweep

Sublime Rashid helps Afghanistan secure 3-0 whitewash over Ireland

Jan 26th 2021, 3:25 PM 1,969 Views 3 Comments

Ireland suffered a 36-run loss in the third one-day international in Abu Dhabi today.

# afghanistan - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Biden administration to review US-Taliban withdrawal deal
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Biden administration to review US-Taliban withdrawal deal

Jan 23rd 2021, 1:14 PM 15,995 Views 42 Comments

The US struck a deal with the Taliban in Qatar last year.

# afghanistan - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush
# Taliban
# Taliban

Gunmen assassinate two Afghan judges in Kabul ambush

Jan 17th 2021, 7:06 PM 13,132 Views 3 Comments

Violence has risen in Afghanistan in recent months despite peace talks between the Taliban and government.

# afghanistan - Sunday 20 December, 2020

At least eight killed in car bomb blast in Afghanistan’s capital
# Kabul
# Kabul

At least eight killed in car bomb blast in Afghanistan’s capital

Updated Dec 20th 2020, 10:12 AM 5,417 Views 2 Comments

Children, women and elders were among the dead and wounded, the interior ministry said.

# afghanistan - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Islamic State group claims Kabul rocket attacks that left eight dead and 31 wounded
# Kabul Attack
# Kabul Attack

Islamic State group claims Kabul rocket attacks that left eight dead and 31 wounded

Updated Nov 21st 2020, 1:57 PM 23,431 Views 14 Comments

The rockets hit various parts of central and north Kabul just before 9:00 am local time.

# afghanistan - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges
# Military Inquiry
# Military Inquiry

Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges

Nov 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 24,749 Views 37 Comments

The findings recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for possible charges, including murder.

# afghanistan - Saturday 12 September, 2020

'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government
# Doha
# Doha

'Truly momentous' peace talks open between the Taliban and the Afghan government

Updated Sep 12th 2020, 1:22 PM 20,182 Views 31 Comments

“We want a humanitarian ceasefire,” the former chief executive for Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah said.

# afghanistan - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?
# Bounties
# Bounties

Explainer: Why is Trump under pressure over allegations about Russia and the Taliban?

Jul 1st 2020, 3:35 PM 21,186 Views 61 Comments

Trump has come under increasing pressure to explain mounting media reports regarding the allegations.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Ireland end 7-year wait to beat Afghanistan
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Ireland end 7-year wait to beat Afghanistan

Mar 10th 2020, 1:46 PM 3,785 Views 2 Comments

Kevin O’Brien hit a last-ball six as his side clinched a consolation super-over victory.

# afghanistan - Saturday 29 February, 2020

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US-Taliban landmark peace deal signed as full American troop withdrawal agreed

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 6:13 PM 23,825 Views 53 Comments

“We’re seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

# afghanistan - Monday 13 January, 2020

Snow, rain and flash floods leave dozens dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan
# Heavy Snow
# Heavy Snow

Snow, rain and flash floods leave dozens dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Jan 13th 2020, 8:25 AM 10,782 Views 1 Comment

At least 43 people are dead in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

# afghanistan - Friday 29 November, 2019

Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan
# Taking A Trip
# Taking A Trip

Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan

Nov 29th 2019, 7:15 AM 11,259 Views 17 Comments

The US President also announced that the US and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Two professors released by Taliban three years after kidnapping
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Two professors released by Taliban three years after kidnapping

Nov 19th 2019, 10:53 AM 21,482 Views 6 Comments

Timothy Weeks and Kevin King were abducted by gunmen in 2016.

# afghanistan - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Taliban say US 'will be harmed more than anyone' after Trump halts talks
# Disturbing The Peace Talks
# Disturbing The Peace Talks

Taliban say US 'will be harmed more than anyone' after Trump halts talks

Updated Sep 8th 2019, 4:57 PM 33,312 Views 49 Comments

Trump’s announcement draws a fresh question mark on whether the United States will leave Afghanistan anytime soon.

# afghanistan - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding
# Kabul
# Kabul

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

Updated Aug 18th 2019, 2:24 PM 36,351 Views 32 Comments

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

# afghanistan - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup
# Ugly Scenes
From The42
# Ugly Scenes

Police make arrests and investigate footage of fans fighting at Cricket World Cup

Jul 3rd 2019, 1:03 PM 8,148 Views 5 Comments

The match between Pakistan and Afghanistan in Leeds was marred by crowd trouble.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Shahzad plunders century as Afghanistan thrash Ireland in Belfast
# Odi Series
From The42
# Odi Series

Shahzad plunders century as Afghanistan thrash Ireland in Belfast

May 21st 2019, 7:12 PM 2,946 Views 1 Comment

Graham Ford’s side were brought crashing back down to earth after Saturday’s win.

# afghanistan - Monday 18 March, 2019

Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory
# Testing Times
From The42
# Testing Times

Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory

Mar 18th 2019, 9:53 AM 4,227 Views 3 Comments

Graham Ford’s side battled valiantly in Dehradun but had left themselves with too much damage to repair.

# afghanistan - Friday 8 March, 2019

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead
# Well Beaten
From The42
# Well Beaten

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead

Mar 8th 2019, 4:04 PM 3,091 Views 0 Comments

Rashid Khan helped his side recover from 131-7 to make 223 all out before they skittled the Irish for 114 in Dehradun.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Brilliant Balbirnie levels ODI series for Ireland
# Battling Performance
From The42
# Battling Performance

Brilliant Balbirnie levels ODI series for Ireland

Mar 5th 2019, 8:15 PM 4,455 Views 2 Comments

Andy Balbirnie took advantage of being dropped on 51 to steer Ireland home, making 145 not out from just 136 balls.

# afghanistan - Sunday 6 January, 2019

At least 30 killed when shaft built by people looking for gold collapses
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

At least 30 killed when shaft built by people looking for gold collapses

Jan 6th 2019, 3:14 PM 10,586 Views 3 Comments

Illegal mining is common in Afghanistan, with the Taliban relying on the sector for much of its revenue.

# afghanistan - Friday 28 December, 2018

Afghanistan slaps travel ban on football chiefs as graphic details of alleged sexual abuse emerge
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Afghanistan slaps travel ban on football chiefs as graphic details of alleged sexual abuse emerge

Dec 28th 2018, 4:44 PM 7,050 Views 5 Comments

Afghanistan women’s footballers have spoken out against their FA president.

# afghanistan - Friday 21 December, 2018

'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan
# Surprise Move
# Surprise Move

'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan

Dec 21st 2018, 6:59 AM 14,397 Views 65 Comments

The move stunned officials in Kabul who are involved in an intensifying push to end the 17-year conflict.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing
# Religious Leaders
# Religious Leaders

'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Nov 20th 2018, 9:59 PM 8,025 Views 10 Comments

The attack targeted a religious celebration in the Afghan capital.

# afghanistan - Thursday 8 November, 2018

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD
# US Marine
# US Marine

California bar shooter Ian David Long suspected of suffering from PTSD

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 9:45 PM 50,401 Views 74 Comments

In April, the authorities were called after Long was “somewhat irate, acting a little irrationally” at his home.

# afghanistan - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

US threatens International Criminal Court with sanctions if it prosecutes Americans for war crimes
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US threatens International Criminal Court with sanctions if it prosecutes Americans for war crimes

Sep 11th 2018, 7:05 AM 25,126 Views 42 Comments

The court is considering prosecuting US servicemen over alleged detainee abuse.

# afghanistan - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers
# Deadly Insurgency
# Deadly Insurgency

Afghan leader rejects resignation letters from spy chief and ministers

Aug 26th 2018, 10:44 AM 7,740 Views 2 Comments

Ashraf Ghani’s government is facing fierce criticism over an increasingly deadly insurgency.

# afghanistan - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Taliban announces unprecedented ceasefire for end of holy month of Ramadan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban announces unprecedented ceasefire for end of holy month of Ramadan

Jun 9th 2018, 1:36 PM 9,597 Views 17 Comments

Today’s announcement coincides with the Afghan government announcing a ceasefire earlier this month.

# afghanistan - Sunday 29 April, 2018

In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son
# Bacha Poshi
# Bacha Poshi

In rural Afghanistan this girl lives as a boy because her family never had a son

Apr 29th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,982 Views 24 Comments

The 18-year-old has pretended to be a boy for most of her life.

# afghanistan - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

Apr 22nd 2018, 12:52 PM 7,767 Views 10 Comments

A wounded man in a hospital bed wept saying: “I don’t know where my daughters are. God damn the attackers!”

# afghanistan - Friday 30 March, 2018

'I was fully convinced in my head that it was just a job and it would be okay. That was naive'
# Mixed Emotions
From The42
# Mixed Emotions

'I was fully convinced in my head that it was just a job and it would be okay. That was naive'

Mar 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 31,545 Views 6 Comments

With no work for him at home, John Mooney had to broaden his horizons and last Friday he was part of the Afghanistan squad which shattered Ireland’s World Cup dreams.

# afghanistan - Monday 12 March, 2018

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation
# Radical Pathways
# Radical Pathways

How we're responding to the greatest crisis of our generation

Mar 12th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,981 Views 77 Comments

Exploring integration and extremism in the context of the refugee crisis.

# afghanistan - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 24th 2018, 8:02 PM 11,117 Views 2 Comments

A murder investigation in Sligo, Fianna Fáil’s rising popularity and the death of British actress Emma Chambers…

Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan
# Bombings
# Bombings

Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan

Feb 24th 2018, 11:59 AM 3,650 Views 2 Comments

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

# afghanistan - Monday 29 January, 2018

Five killed as gunmen storm Kabul military academy in IS-claimed attack
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Five killed as gunmen storm Kabul military academy in IS-claimed attack

Jan 29th 2018, 7:01 AM 5,321 Views 10 Comments

Five people were killed and ten wounded in what’s been the third major attack in the city in several days.

# afghanistan - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday
# Kabul
# Kabul

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday

Jan 28th 2018, 8:17 AM 7,383 Views 33 Comments

The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.

# afghanistan - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'A massacre': Ambulance bomb kills at least 90 people and wounds 151 in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

'A massacre': Ambulance bomb kills at least 90 people and wounds 151 in Kabul

Jan 27th 2018, 3:13 PM 12,866 Views 72 Comments

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

# afghanistan - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

11 injured after gunmen blast Save the Children office in Afghanistan
# British Charity
# British Charity

11 injured after gunmen blast Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Jan 24th 2018, 7:13 AM 6,233 Views 25 Comments

Save the Children is an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children’s rights.

# afghanistan - Monday 22 January, 2018

'Pray for me. I may die': Kabul hotel guest's plea during siege
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

'Pray for me. I may die': Kabul hotel guest's plea during siege

Jan 22nd 2018, 7:15 AM 9,486 Views 9 Comments

At least 18 people were killed, including 14 foreigners, in the 12-hour ordeal.

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