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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • 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...
  • Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country

    Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country
    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan has given a New York Times reporter 24 hours to leave the country, accusing him of not cooperating with an investigation into his reporting, the Attorney General's office said on Wednesday. Matthew Rosenberg, 40, 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...
  • '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...
  • ICRC says five aid workers seized in western Afghanistan

    KABUL (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Saturday that five of its Afghan staff were kidnapped by a local armed group two days ago in the western province of Herat. "The incident happened when the team was...
  • 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...
  • Taliban hangs five in Afghanistan's Helmand as fighting rages

    LASHKAR GAH Afghanistan (Reuters) - The Taliban executed five people in a busy opium market in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province and left their bodies hanging overnight after accusing them of kidnapping a businessman, officials told Reuters. The...
  • 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....
  • 'Green-on-blue' killings in Afghanistan raise tough questions about US strategy

    WASHINGTON In the hours after a suspected coalition-trained Afghan soldier opened fire at Afghanistan's national defense university, killing an American two-star general and injuring more than a dozen others, a question that has plagued U.S. efforts arose...
  • Father of general slain in Afghanistan attack remembers his son

    Father of general slain in Afghanistan attack remembers his son
    The father of Major General Harold J. Greene on Wednesday described his son, killed in an Afghanistan insider attack a day earlier, as "unique to the military," a popular kid whose intellect led to his military success. In an interview at his home in...
  • Taliban set hundreds of oil tankers ablaze in Afghanistan

    Taliban set hundreds of oil tankers ablaze in Afghanistan
    Taliban insurgents set fire on Saturday to about 200 oil tanker trucks supplying fuel for NATO forces in an attack just outside the Afghan capital Kabul, police said. Television footage showed black smoke billowing above the site of the attack, with...