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Car bomb explosion kills seven in Afghan capital

Nov 13 2019

KABUL At least seven people were killed and 10 others, including four foreign nationals, wounded in Kabul on Wednesday when a van packed with explosive targeted a vehicle belonging to a foreign security company, Afghan security officials said.

Afghan poll results may be delayed again as candidates spar over recount: officials

Nov 10 2019

KABUL The result of the Afghan presidential election may be further delayed, two officials said, after the main challenger to incumbent Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday he would not agree to the addition of hundreds of thousands of what he called suspicious votes to a planned recount.

Afghan woman politician sees Taliban talks as only hope for future

Oct 31 2019

KABUL Afghan women have no choice but to hope the Taliban respect their rights for the sake of peace, said Fauzia Kofi, the first woman to lead a political party in Afghanistan.

Numbed by war, generations of Afghans seek solace in voting

Sep 27 2019

KABUL Nearly two decades ago, an Afghan man risked his life to protect the country's prized artefacts by hiding them in the basement of the central bank office in Kabul as Taliban Islamists destroyed the capital's museum.

Numbed by war, generations of Afghans seek solace in voting

Sep 27 2019

KABUL Nearly two decades ago, an Afghan man risked his life to protect the country's prized artefacts by hiding them in the basement of the central bank office in Kabul as Taliban Islamists destroyed the capital's museum.

Numbed by war, generations of Afghans seek solace in voting

Sep 27 2019

KABUL, Sept 27 Nearly two decades ago, an Afghan man risked his life to protect the country's prized artefacts by hiding them in the basement of the central bank office in Kabul as Taliban Islamists destroyed the capital's museum.

At least 40 civilians at wedding party killed during nearby U.S.-backed Afghan army raid

Sep 23 2019

HELMAND, Afghanistan/KABUL At least 40 civilians attending a wedding party were killed by explosions and gunfire during a raid by U.S.-backed Afghan government forces on a nearby Islamist militant hideout, officials in Helmand province said on Monday. | Video

No going back to Taliban repression, Afghan businesswomen say

Aug 07 2019

KABUL Businesswomen in Afghanistan are adamant that there will be no going back to the days of repression under the Taliban, and the progress women have made over the past 18 years will not be reversed.

Letterbox campaign helps Afghans cope with silent war of mental health

Jul 23 2019

KABUL Hundreds of Afghans, weary of war and unsure of the future, have joined a letter-writing campaign to share their feelings with the powerful few who will decide on peace with the Taliban and, with it, the fate of their country.

Six killed, 105 wounded in Taliban attack in Kabul

Jul 01 2019

KABUL Taliban Islamist fighters killed six people and wounded 105 others by blowing up a truck bomb at morning rush hour near an Afghan Defence Ministry compound in Kabul on Monday. | Video

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