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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Palatine father, son killed in Afghanistan 'wanted to give back'

     Palatine father, son killed in Afghanistan 'wanted to give back'
    Services have not been set yet for the Palatine father and his son killed in Afghanistan last week. A spokeswoman for the Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Arlington Heights, where Gary Gabel was a longtime active church member, said services have...
  • Funeral set for Palatine man killed in Afghanistan

    Funeral set for Palatine man killed in Afghanistan
    Funeral services for the Palatine man killed in Afghanistan last month have been scheduled for Friday in Arlington Heights, though services for his son will be set at a later date. Gary J. Gabel's celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at...
  • Officials: 3 with Chicago connections killed in Afghan attack

    Officials: 3 with Chicago connections killed in Afghan attack
    Officials at Kabul University confirmed the death of two more men with Chicago connections following a shooting at a hospital in Afghanistan late last week that also claimed the life of pediatrician Jerry Umanos. Visting lecturer John Gabel and his...
  • Palatine man killed in Afghanistan remembered fondly during funeral

    Palatine man killed in Afghanistan remembered fondly during funeral
    Gary J. Gabel was so taken with his role as a grandfather that he traveled to Afghanistan to be with his beloved granddaughter on her first birthday, family members said Friday as they gathered at an Arlington Heights church to say goodbye. While he was...
  • Wife of Palatine man killed in Afghanistan attack recovering in Germany

    Wife of Palatine man killed in Afghanistan attack recovering in Germany
    A woman with Chicago-area ties is recovering from injuries in Germany after she was wounded in an attack that killed her husband and father-in-law in Afghanistan last week. Teresa Gabel was with her husband, John Gabel, and father-in-law Gary Gabel,...
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down
    Six weeks before the Afghan election, at a meeting at the presidential palace, women's rights activist Sima Samar gently teased President Hamid Karzai about being a short-timer. Karzai suddenly grew emotional, Samar recalled. "To be honest, my sister, I...
  • In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

    In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job
    Sami Rahimi sleeps fitfully on a bread rack above the bakery's cold concrete floor. He rises at 5 a.m., sweeps up, washes in a pan of chilly water, then prays. Before the sun has risen, Sami is pushing a dented wheelbarrow through the dim streets, at 13...
  • Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents attacked election office

    KABUL, Afghanistan -– Taliban insurgents opposed to Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential vote stormed an election office in Kabul on Tuesday and killed five people, officials said. The sound of gunfire echoed across Kabul’s Darul Aman...
  • FilMart: 'Angel Whispers,' 'Private Eyes' Take HAF Prizes

    HONG KONG -- Film projects "Angel Whispers" and "Private Eyes" were named as winners of the HAF on Monday at the Hong Kong -- Asia Film Financing Forum. "Angel Whispers" is a $1.5 million revenge tale by Hong Kong actress turned first-time director...
  • Hundreds buried by landslides in Afghanistan

    Hundreds of people are dead or missing after landslides in remote northeastern Afghanistan buried a village under as much as 60 feet of mud and rocks, officials said Friday. The United Nations said at least 350 people had been killed in Badakhshan, a...
  • Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans

    NEW YORK -- In a quick decision, a jury convicted Osama bin Laden's son-in-law of conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the angry voice of Al Qaeda after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sulaiman abu Ghaith, 48, faces life in prison when he...