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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Taliban forces target Kabul airport; 6 attackers killed

    KABUL, Afghanistan Six Taliban insurgents were killed Thursday by Afghan security forces when they attacked Kabul International Airport, officials said. The militants attacked shortly before sunrise from a building under construction near the airport,...
  • Military did not support fixing Afghan exit date: U.S. commander

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military officials would have preferred the United States not announce a date for ending its troop presence in Afghanistan, as the White House did in May, the outgoing commander of U.S. forces there said on Thursday. General...
  • Kerry flies to Afghanistan to tackle presidential election dispute

    Secretary of State John F. Kerry made an unscheduled stopover in Kabul early Friday in an attempt to resolve the dispute between two politicians claiming to have won Afghanistan's protracted presidential election, the State Department announced. Angry...
  • Amid fears of new ethnic tensions, Kerry meets with Afghan candidates

    Amid fears of new ethnic tensions, Kerry meets with Afghan candidates
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry held urgent meetings Friday with both presidential candidates in Afghanistan in a bid to resolve a messy election dispute that threatens to unravel years of U.S. efforts to build a fledgling democracy. Kerry met...
  • Afghanistan revises down death toll from market attack to 43

    KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen intercepted two minibuses traveling through central Afghanistan and killed at least 14 passengers overnight, officials said on Friday. Local officials in the remote, mountainous province of Ghor said most of the passengers were...
  • Afghanistan worried about safety of its airspace after Ukraine crash

    KABUL (Reuters) - As flying over conflict zones comes under scrutiny following the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine, Afghanistan, one of the world's most dangerous places, is worried airlines might once again opt to avoid its airspace....
  • Sun Valley: John Kerry Video Conference Victim of Bad Reception, Bloomberg Won't Grade De Blasio

    Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
  • Afghanistan breathes sigh of relief over agreement to recount votes

    Afghanistan breathes sigh of relief over agreement to recount votes
    A surprise agreement to recount all 8 million votes from last month's presidential election has dramatically changed the outlook — at least in the near term — for a country struggling to stand on its own as the nearly 13-year U.S.-led war...
  • Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan

    Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan
    A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year. The huge explosion...
  • Suicide bombing at market in Afghanistan kills 89 people

    A suicide bomber struck a busy market in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in months. The bombing in restive Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, was a grim reminder of...
  • Explosions, gunfire heard near Kabul airport: Reuters witness

    Explosions, gunfire heard near Kabul airport: Reuters witness
    KABUL (Reuters) - Explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard near Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital after dawn on Thursday and black smoke rose above the facility, which is used by civilians and the military. The attack on the airport...