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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Karzai's blame game [Commentary]

    Karzai's blame game  [Commentary]
    Two recent incidents in Afghanistan resulted in the deaths of more than 30 civilians. The first was a U.S. airstrike in support of Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in Parwan Province, the second a Taliban suicide attack on a popular restaurant in...
  • Afghanistan presidential campaign opens, marred by violence

    KABUL, Afghanistan — The campaign to succeed Afghan President Hamid Karzai officially began Sunday amid deep uncertainty about the prospects for a peaceful election after two aides to a leading candidate were killed in the normally peaceful...
  • Open Road Films Acquires 'Rock the Kasbah' Starring Bill Murray

    Open Road Films has acquired domestic distribution rights to the Barry Levinson pic "Rock the Kasbah" starring Bill Murray. Pic also stars Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, Shia LaBeouf and Zooey Deschanel. QED's Bill Block, Venture Forth's...
  • Taliban says captured British military dog is healthy

    Taliban says captured British military dog is healthy
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A British special forces dog captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan two months ago is in good health and being fed a diet of kebabs, his captors say. The fate of the dog became the subject of widespread speculation after the...
  • Austrian Cinema: Diverse Dozen Thrive in Berlin's Lineup

    Austrian cinema looks set to make another big splash at this year's Berlin Film Festival. The diverse lineup is certain to springboard to fests around the globe, where Austrian film continues to represent an increasingly broad range of up-and-coming...
  • In a reversal, Afghan civilian deaths rise in 2013

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India -- Civilian deaths in the conflict in Afghanistan rose sharply last year, nearing the record levels of bloodletting reached in 2011 as Afghan security forces stepped up operations andTaliban-led insurgents continued to target...
  • Suicide bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan; 2 contractors killed

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two civilians working for the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan were killed Monday in a suicide car bomb attack on a NATO convoy in eastern Kabul, officials said. An official at Pul-e-Charkhi prison, near the site of the...
  • U.S. complains that Afghanistan releasing dangerous prisoners

    KABUL, Afghanistan – The U.S. military on Tuesday slammed Afghanistan for continuing to order the release of prisoners who the United States believes are dangerous, but who Afghan officials say cannot be prosecuted because authorities lack evidence....
  • U.S. says freed Afghan prisoners are a threat to civilians, troops

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Over strong U.S. objections, Afghanistan on Thursday released 65 prisoners it has said it cannot prosecute despite American warnings that they could return to attacking coalition forces and civilians. The U.S. military had...
  • A less than loving Valentine's Day in Washington

    WASHINGTON -- On the feast day of St. Valentine in the Anglican Church and various other religious jurisdictions around the globe, love may have been in the air, but not here in the Nation's capital. About a foot of snow covered the monuments, short-...
  • Social Security to expedite veteran disability claims

    Social Security to expedite veteran disability claims
    The Social Security Administration plans to streamline its review of disability claims for veterans starting next month, shaving weeks off the process by which it determines benefits, officials are set to announce Wednesday. The Woodlawn-based agency...