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Akram Walizada

Explosions in Afghan capital Kabul kill six during new year festival

Mar 22 2019

KABUL (This March 21 story has been refiled to fix the spelling of a name in paragraph seven.)

Shock gives way to despair in Kabul after ambulance bomb

Jan 28 2018

KABUL Kabul was in despair on Sunday, a day after a Taliban suicide bomber killed more than 100 people and wounded at least 235 in the worst attack in the Afghan capital in months. | Video

Afghan capital in shock after deadly ambulance bomb attack

Jan 28 2018

KABUL Kabul reacted in despair and fear on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomb in the centre of the city killed and wounded more than 250 people in the worst attack seen in the Afghan capital in months.

Heavy casualties after overnight battle at Kabul hotel

Jan 22 2018

KABUL Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed more than 30 people and wounded many more, although the final toll of dead and wounded may still be higher. | Video

Suicide bombers kill dozens at Shi'ite center in Afghan capital

Dec 28 2017

KABUL Suicide bombers stormed a Shi'ite cultural center and news agency in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing more than 40 people and wounding scores, many of them students attending a conference. | Video

All-girl Afghan robotics team cleared to compete in United States

Jul 18 2017

KABUL A team of Afghan girls are on their way to compete in an academic robotics competition in the United States after American officials agreed to allow them to enter the country despite initially denying them visas. | Video

Afghans protesting after truck bomb killed in clash with police

Jun 02 2017

KABUL Protesters demanding the resignation of the Afghan government after this week's devastating truck bomb clashed with riot police in Kabul on Friday in a confrontation that resulted in at least four deaths.

Kabul welcomes back National Geographic's green-eyed 'Afghan Girl'

Nov 09 2016

KABUL Afghan's president on Wednesday welcomed back Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed "Afghan Girl" whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country's wars, offering her a furnished apartment after she was deported by Pakistan.

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