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Qadir Sediqi

Afghan peace marchers arrive in Kabul exhausted and tired of war

Jun 18 2018

KABUL Hundreds of Afghan peace marchers arrived exhausted in the capital, Kabul, on Monday after spending the fasting month of Ramadan crossing the sun-baked, war-torn country, much of it under Taliban control. | Video

Eid ceasefire proved 'wide support' for Afghan Taliban, they say

Jun 17 2018

KABUL The Afghan Taliban said their three-day Eid ceasefire, which ends on Sunday, proved the unity of their movement and its "wide national support" as the presidential palace extended its own ceasefire with the militants by 10 days. | Video

Afghanistan Eid car bomb, claimed by Islamic State, kills 26

Jun 16 2018

KABUL A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire.

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

Jun 11 2018

KABUL A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded more 25 during rush hour on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan's rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Kabul as workers were leaving for home, government spokesmen said.

Afghan shoppers go online to avoid bombs, harassment

Jun 09 2018

KABUL Shoppers in the Afghan capital are going online for everything from fashion to furniture to avoid bomb attacks and sexual harassment, with dozens of start-ups doing a brisk trade where there were few on the ground two years ago.

Safety first: Afghan shoppers go online to avoid bombs, harassment

Jun 08 2018

KABUL, June 9 Shoppers in the Afghan capital are going online for everything from fashion to furniture to avoid bomb attacks and sexual harassment, with dozens of start-ups doing a brisk trade where there were few on the ground two years ago.

Suicide bomber kills 14 after Afghan clerics outlaw suicide bombings

Jun 04 2018

KABUL A motorcycle suicide bomber killed 14 people near a gathering of Muslim clerics in the Afghan capital on Monday after they had issued a fatwa against suicide bombings, officials said, in the latest in a series of attacks to hit Kabul. | Video

Afghan archaeologist killed near Buddhist site, home to giant copper reserve

Jun 03 2018

KABUL A roadside bomb killed an Afghan archaeologist near an ancient Buddhist excavation site, also home to the country's largest copper reserve, raising concerns about increasing threats to government-backed projects, officials said on Sunday.

Heavy casualties as blast rocks Afghan city of Kandahar

May 22 2018

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan A blast in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday caused dozens of casualties, officials said, as fighting across the country showed no sign of easing off during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. | Video

Multiple blasts and gun battle in eastern Afghan city

May 14 2018

JALALABAD, Afghanistan Afghan security forces battled for hours against a group of attackers who stormed a government building in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday after a coordinated assault that killed at least 15 people and wounded 42, local officials said. | Video

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