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# kabul - 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 13,136 Views 3 Comments

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

# kabul - 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.

# kabul - 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 10,790 Views 1 Comment

At least 43 people are dead in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

# kabul - 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 21,484 Views 6 Comments

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

# kabul - 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 36,353 Views 32 Comments

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

# kabul - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:15 AM 23,982 Views 46 Comments

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.

# kabul - 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.

# kabul - 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.

# kabul - Monday 30 April, 2018

Ten journalists, including AFP photographer and BBC reporter, killed in Afghanistan attacks
# Kabul
# Kabul

Ten journalists, including AFP photographer and BBC reporter, killed in Afghanistan attacks

Apr 30th 2018, 9:30 PM 22,402 Views 31 Comments

A double suicide blast in Kabul killed 25 people early this morning.

# kabul - 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!”

# kabul - Saturday 24 February, 2018

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.

# kabul - 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 5,325 Views 10 Comments

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

# kabul - 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 7,384 Views 33 Comments

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

# kabul - 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 12,867 Views 72 Comments

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

# kabul - 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.

# kabul - Sunday 21 January, 2018

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners
# Hostage
# Hostage

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Jan 21st 2018, 2:45 PM 15,502 Views 31 Comments

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

# kabul - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people
# Shiite Cultural Centre
# Shiite Cultural Centre

Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people

Dec 28th 2017, 7:05 PM 10,988 Views 41 Comments

Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.

# kabul - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in ongoing attack
# Ongoing Attack
# Ongoing Attack

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in ongoing attack

Nov 7th 2017, 7:26 AM 8,446 Views 2 Comments

The incident started in the last hour.

# kabul - Friday 20 October, 2017

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques
# Kabul
# Kabul

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques

Oct 20th 2017, 8:50 PM 6,802 Views 67 Comments

“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.

# kabul - Monday 24 July, 2017

At least 24 killed in Kabul car bombing
# Taliban
# Taliban

At least 24 killed in Kabul car bombing

Jul 24th 2017, 6:57 AM 4,731 Views 8 Comments

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.

# kabul - Saturday 3 June, 2017

At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul
# Explosion
# Explosion

At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul

Jun 3rd 2017, 6:40 PM 12,739 Views 34 Comments

The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.

# kabul - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

At least 64 people killed and 320 wounded as bomb blast rips through Afghan diplomatic quarter
# Kabul
# Kabul

At least 64 people killed and 320 wounded as bomb blast rips through Afghan diplomatic quarter

May 31st 2017, 8:08 AM 23,564 Views 101 Comments

The French and German embassies were damaged in the blast.

# kabul - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

"We are stuck inside and very afraid": Militants attack American University in Afghanistan
# Kabul
# Kabul

"We are stuck inside and very afraid": Militants attack American University in Afghanistan

Aug 24th 2016, 5:23 PM 14,961 Views 79 Comments

Many other trapped students were tweeting desperate messages for help.

# kabul - Saturday 23 July, 2016

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing

Jul 23rd 2016, 2:03 PM 15,493 Views 184 Comments

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

# kabul - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port
# Irish Ferries
# Irish Ferries

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port

Feb 16th 2016, 9:56 AM 28,009 Views 86 Comments

The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.

# kabul - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy
# Casualties
# Casualties

Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy

Aug 8th 2015, 9:20 PM 26,900 Views 22 Comments

Over 50 people have been killed in the attacks.

# kabul - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'
# BURQAS
# BURQAS

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'

Mar 5th 2015, 10:18 PM 19,588 Views 42 Comments

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

# kabul - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan
# This Is Still Happening
# This Is Still Happening

Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan

Sep 16th 2014, 9:22 AM 3,560 Views 10 Comments

NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.

# kabul - Saturday 5 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jul 5th 2014, 8:50 AM 15,459 Views 5 Comments

It’s finally the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# kabul - Sunday 9 March, 2014

This is the Afghanistan that never makes it into the headlines
# The Other Side
# The Other Side

This is the Afghanistan that never makes it into the headlines

Mar 9th 2014, 4:00 PM 30,876 Views 60 Comments

These photos show a people trying to carry on with life among the chaos.

# kabul - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Jan 18th 2014, 3:57 PM 9,411 Views 7 Comments

Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack
# Suicide Bombing
# Suicide Bombing

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

Jan 18th 2014, 12:34 PM 7,165 Views 17 Comments

A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.

# kabul - Monday 25 November, 2013

Death by stoning may return as punishment for adultery in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Death by stoning may return as punishment for adultery in Afghanistan

Nov 25th 2013, 4:16 PM 14,471 Views 143 Comments

The penalty for married adulterers, as well as 100 lashes by whip for unmarried offenders, appears in a draft revision of the country’s penal code.

# kabul - Sunday 21 July, 2013

How do you deliver mail where the streets have no name?
# Going Postal
# Going Postal

How do you deliver mail where the streets have no name?

Jul 21st 2013, 5:00 PM 10,566 Views 24 Comments

That’s the very dilemma facing postmen in Kabul, now a city of five million people.

# kabul - Monday 10 June, 2013

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

Jun 10th 2013, 5:21 PM 5,822 Views 20 Comments

The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.

# kabul - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

May 16th 2013, 8:41 PM 4,485 Views 10 Comments

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 16th 2013, 8:45 AM 8,425 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

# kabul - Saturday 16 February, 2013

GALLERY: Incredible photos of Afghanistan before the wars
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

GALLERY: Incredible photos of Afghanistan before the wars

Feb 16th 2013, 8:45 AM 29,963 Views 62 Comments

Dr Bill Podlich took hundreds of photos while working with UNESCO in 1967 and 1968. Here’s what he saw.

# kabul - Monday 24 December, 2012

Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul

Dec 24th 2012, 1:25 PM 4,017 Views 11 Comments

The killing of the American, who worked as a contractor with the Nato command, is the first known insider attack by a woman in Afghanistan.

# kabul - Monday 10 December, 2012

Obama praises fallen soldier in Afghanistan rescue mission
# Fallen Soldier
# Fallen Soldier

Obama praises fallen soldier in Afghanistan rescue mission

Dec 10th 2012, 11:56 AM 6,706 Views 10 Comments

A U.S. special operations member was killed during the of an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.

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