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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Kingswood Oxford "Sweetens" Soldiers' Lives In Afghanistan

    The "sweetness" of Kingswood Oxford's Senior Prom extended all the way to Afghanistan this year, after extras from the "candy bar" at the dance were shipped to American soldiers stationed in Kabul. Twizzlers, Tootsie Rolls, lollipops, and Hershey's...
  • Why TV Production Has Migrated Overseas

    If watching TV's most prestigious dramas gives you wanderlust, there's a good reason. More U.S. series than ever before are filming outside of North America, and it's not simply a case of runaway production. Networks, especially the big guns in basic...
  • Bomber who killed Afghan president's cousin hid explosives under cap

    A young suicide bomber with explosives hidden beneath his cap assassinated a politically influential cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday, a provincial official said. The 24-year-old attacker blew himself up in a reception room at...
  • Pentagon audit finds poor control of weapons given to Afghan forces

    A Pentagon audit of nearly 750,000 weapons handed over by U.S. forces to Afghan soldiers and police found poor control and accountability of the arms and expressed concern that many could fall into the hands of militants. The report, released Monday...
  • Bomb explodes among children playing in Afghanistan, 2 killed

    At least two Afghani children were killed and eight others were wounded in a bombing in Herat province Thursday, the Afghan Interior Ministry reported. The ministry said the bomb was planted by the Taliban and exploded among children playing outside...
  • Slain U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene remembered for brilliance, humor

    The two-star U.S. Army general who was killed in Afghanistan in an insider attack Tuesday was a native of upstate New York who held three advanced degrees from USC and whom colleagues described as a family man and a brilliant logistician with a quick...
  • Afghan election crisis deepens as initial tally shows Ghani winning

    The election crisis in Afghanistan deepened Monday as officials announced that preliminary results in the presidential race showed former Finance Minister Ashraf Ghani with a substantial lead even as his opponent leveled charges of systematic fraud....
  • Suicide bomber kills 16 in Afghanistan as election crisis deepens

    A suicide bomber killed 16 people, including Afghan school children and four Czech soldiers, in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday as the country reeled from a worsening election crisis. The bombing in Parwan province, north of Kabul, was a reminder of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Afghanistan running out of cash as poll deadlock drags on

    KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan government is running out of funds despite an influx of millions of dollars in aid as a deadlock over who won the election drives a sharp decline in revenues, already suffering from the drawdown of thousands of foreign troops....