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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Attackers killed after firing on Kabul airport

    Taliban insurgents attacked the Kabul international airport Thursday by firing grenades from a nearby building, prompting a response by Afghan and international security forces in which all the assailants were killed, officials said. No civilians were...
  • Afghan police officer kills Western journalist in Khowst province

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan police officer turned his weapon on two Western journalists Friday, killing one and wounding the other inside a security forces compound in eastern Afghanistan on the eve of the country's closely watched presidential...
  • Freed U.S. soldier Bergdahl flown out of Afghanistan

    Freed U.S. soldier Bergdahl flown out of Afghanistan
    The sole American prisoner of war held in Afghanistan was flown to a U.S. military hospital in Germany on Sunday after being freed in a swap deal for five Taliban militants who were released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba. Army Sergeant Bowe...