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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan

    International soldier dies after reported stabbing in Afghanistan
    An international soldier in Afghanistan died of wounds suffered in an attack Wednesday, the U.S.-led military coalition said, hours after witnesses said a foreign national was stabbed in the neck in a Kabul marketplace. It was not immediately clear if...
  • Killing of U.S. major general in Afghanistan revives worries about safety of trainers

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. officer killed in combat overseas since the Vietnam War and renewing fears about the ability of U.S....
  • Afghan insider's killing of U.S. general marks grim renewal of tactic

    A gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire Tuesday at a military academy in Kabul, killing a U.S. Army major general and wounding 14 others in one of the bloodiest fratricidal attacks of the 13-year war in Afghanistan. The shooter, who was...
  • 'Rock the Kasbah' with Bill Murray scores April release

    'Rock the Kasbah' with Bill Murray scores April release
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bill Murray is taking Kabul by storm next spring. The reclusive comedic genius and houseparty guest extraordinaire is headlining "Rock the Kasbah," which Open Road Films announced it will release nationwide April 24. Right...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Interpol to Bruce Springsteen

    Setting Times stories to music: From Interpol to Bruce Springsteen
    Have you seen the movie “Boyhood”? Filmed over 12 years using the same actor -- a boy who grows into a man -- it’s both epic and intimate. One of this week’s Great Reads is like a Central American immigrant’s version of...
  • Stephen Gaghan to Direct AMC's Geopolitical Drama Pilot

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Traffic" and "Syriana's" Stephen Gaghan is returning to similar terrain, as he has been tapped to direct the pilot for AMC's geopolitical drama "White City." The drama, which comes from former Middle East correspondent for...
  • The dangers of being a war correspondent

    The dangers of being a war correspondent
    John Thompson, who covered World War II for the Chicago Tribune, was part of a special breed of war correspondent: brave enough to parachute into battle in North Africa in 1942, foolish enough to do it without training, lucky enough to survive — and...
  • Amid Afghanistan's escalating war, a battle to beat polio

    KABUL (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the oral polio vaccine each to millions of children. Keeping the...
  • 'Rock the Kasbah' With Bill Murray Scores April Release

    Bill Murray is taking Kabul by storm next spring. The reclusive comedic genius and houseparty guest extraordinaire is headlining "Rock the Kasbah," which Open Road Films announced it will release nationwide April 24. Right now the film has the date...
  • As Taliban push quickens, Afghan troops ordered: take no prisoners

    KABUL (Reuters) - As U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan, the battlefield they leave behind is changing dramatically and becoming more deadly. No longer pinned down by U.S. air cover, Taliban fighters are attacking Afghan military posts in larger...
  • Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground

    Death of U.S. general in Kabul hits home at Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene had served more than three decades in uniform without a combat tour when he got the assignment last year: He was wanted in Kabul to help train the Afghan National Security Forces. Jim Costigan, a former co-worker, golf partner...