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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Attaching names to torture victims

    Are these the torture victims the CIA does not want us to know? Survivors' testimonies recorded over the past decade reveal some of what the CIA is trying to censure. Leaks from a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA torture program...
  • Taliban negotiator under house arrest in UAE, says Afghanistan

    KABUL (Reuters) - A leading Taliban peace negotiator has been placed under house arrest in the United Arab Emirates, officials said on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Hamid Karzai's efforts to jump-start a nascent Afghan peace process before leaving...
  • Afghan women stand to be counted as West begins to disengage

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Framed by her blue shawl, the solemn, bespectacled face of Serena Faizi peers out from an election campaign poster at a Kandahar city roundabout, while Afghanistan approaches its own crossroads as Western troops prepare...
  • Afghan woman MP shot, deputy minister kidnapped in Kabul

    KABUL (Reuters) - A woman Afghan member of parliament was shot and wounded shortly after several gunmen kidnapped a deputy minister in separate incidents in the capital Kabul, officials said on Wednesday. The two attacks, along with a spate of deadly...
  • Afghanistan official shot, another kidnapped in Kabul

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two security incidents within 24 hours involving Afghan government officials have taken some of the glimmer off of this month’s generally successful presidential election and renewed concerns about safety in Kabul. Hours...
  • Afghanistan says U.S. air strike kills three civilians

    KABUL (Reuters) - A U.S. air strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed three civilians, the Afghan president's office said on Tuesday. The bombing took place in Khost on Monday night, a statement said. The U.S.-led military coalition ISAF said it was...
  • Anxious China emerges as diplomatic player in Afghanistan

    KABUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - China is quietly preparing for a more robust role in the future of Afghanistan, concerned that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep. The two countries are connected by a narrow...
  • Abdullah leads in first official results from Afghan vote

    Abdullah leads in first official results from Afghan vote
    KABUL (Reuters) - Initial election results put Afghan opposition figure Abdullah Abdullah in the lead on Sunday, but with less than 10 percent of votes counted and widespread allegations of fraud, there was no clear indication of who would succeed Hamid...
  • Early Afghanistan election results show tight race

    Early Afghanistan election results show tight race
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan on Sunday released the first preliminary results in its presidential election, which showed a close race between former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah and former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani, with neither man...
  • Train bombing in Pakistan's Baluchistan province kills at least 17

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A powerful bomb ripped through a passenger train in Pakistan’s restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, killing at least 17 people and wounding 46 others, police said. Five children were believed to be among the...
  • India's election begins for its 814-million registered voters

    NEW DELHI — Balloting began Monday in the world’s largest election, as Indian voters frustrated by an economic slowdown and political mismanagement were expected to drum the ruling Indian National Congress out of power. Six weeks of...