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At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

Feb 22, – The bomber targeted a local police chief, injuring him on the eve of the latest round of quadrilateral talks to be held in Kabul in a bid to revive the peace process with the Taliban and end more than 14 years of war. At least 13 people, including nine civilians, were killed […]

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Suicide bombers in Afghanistan kill nine, wound 23

Suicide bombers in Afghanistan kill nine, wound 23

Feb 08, – Six civilians died and nine were injured in a blast outside a bakery shop in Yahyakhil district of Paktika province, an area near Afghanistan’s eastern border with Pakistan, district governor Musa Khan Kharuti said. Two suicide bombers targeting Afghan government and military employees killed at least nine people on Monday and wounded […]

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Kabul car bomb kills 12 including three Americans

Kabul car bomb kills 12 including three Americans

Aug 23, – The Taliban denied responsibility for the blast, which struck outside a civilian hospital in Kabul following a wave of fatal bombings earlier this month that rattled the city. At least 12 people including three US civilian contractors were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy, officials said, underlining […]

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Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 15 near Afghan market

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 15 near Afghan market

Jul 22, – No one claimed responsibility, but Taliban militants have regularly use suicide bombers to attack Afghan government and foreign troops in the area. A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed at least 15 people and wounded 38 near a busy marketplace in northwest Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said. The main target was believed […]

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Dozens killed in Afghanistan fighting as foreign troops head home

Dozens killed in Afghanistan fighting as foreign troops head home

Dec 13, – In Kabul on Saturday, a bomb ripped through a bus carrying soldiers in Kabul, killing at least seven of them, mangling the vehicle and sending a column of black smoke over the capital. “A suicide bomber on foot detonated his explosives at the door of a bus carrying army soldiers,” said Hashmat […]

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel on visit to Afghanistan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on visit to Afghanistan

May 10, AP – Germany is the only NATO nation that has so far committed troops to Afghanistan after the coalition completes its scheduled pullout of combat forces next year. The U.S. is likely to deploy several thousand troops if the Afghan government provides them legal protection. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel made a surprise visit […]

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