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Afghanistan may seek sanctions on suspected terror networks

A government official says Afghanistan is ready to seek United Nations sanctions against suspected terrorist networks and their supporters, a veiled reference to neighbor Pakistan — whom Kabul accuses of … Click to Continue »

Kabul's First Cinema for Women Is More Than Just a Place to Watch Movies

3 days agoNews : Vice News

Although there's no policy prohibiting women from spending an afternoon at the theater, Afghanistan's cinemas have long been considered off-limits for them.

'Happiest day of my life' - Nabi

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Mohammad Nabi's successful bid in the IPL auction lit up the ACB headquarters in Kabul after the first two Afghan players had gone unsold in the auction in Bangalore

Harsh weather in Afghanistan kills dozens in blizzard, rainstorms

KABUL (Reuters) - As many as 50 people have died in storms over the past three days in Afghanistan, including 25 shepherds lost in a blizzard, a government disaster management official said on Monday.

Afghan villagers flee Pakistani cross-border firing: aid group

KABUL (Reuters) - Hundreds of Afghan families have been displaced by cross-border rocket and artillery fire by Pakistani troops, an aid group said on Monday, as tension rose after Pakistan said militants implicated in recent attacks had taken shelter in Afghanistan.

How One Restaurant in Afghanistan Improves the Lives of Women

In Kabul, women gather to eat, cook, and find community On the side of a busy street in Kabul, Afghanistan, there is a restaurant that feels like an oasis away from the traffic jams, constant smog, and terrorist threats. Soothing piano music plays in the background as groups of young women enjoy traditional Afghan dishes. Show More Summary

Rights group says Pakistan has 'forced' mass Afghan refugee returns

KABUL (Reuters) - The number of Afghan refugees returning from Pakistan, already at the highest level in years, may increase this year if Pakistan maintains its forceful policies, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

Afghan military would support more foreign troops, official says

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Defence Ministry welcomed on Friday suggestions by the commander of international forces in Afghanistan that more troops were needed to train Afghan security forces, who are battling to hold back a growing Taliban-led insurgency.

Shifting Afghan frontlines make aid work harder, more dangerous

KABUL (Reuters) - When a convoy of Red Cross workers drove into remote northern Afghanistan on Wednesday with supplies for victims of snow storms, they were entering a region that had recently seen dangerous and unpredictable change...

Deadly Blast Rocks Afghan Supreme Court

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

KABUL (Reuters) - At least 20 people were killed on Tuesday in a bomb blast outside the Supreme Court in the centre of the Afghan capital, government officials said, in what appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks on the judiciary. The...Show More Summary

20 killed in blast outside Afghan Supreme Court

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Dozens more were wounded Tuesday in Kabul when a suicide bomber blew himself up.        

At least 19 killed in suicide blast at Afghan Supreme Court

At least 19 people were killed and 41 wounded Tuesday in a suicide blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court in Kabul, officials said, the latest attack to rock the war-torn capital. A suicide bomber on foot detonated as employees were boarding...Show More Summary

Suicide bomber strikes near Supreme Court building in Kabul, killing 12

An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has struck near the Supreme Court building in Kabil, killing at least 12 people. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, says that at least 10 people were also wounded in Tuesday's bombing. He added that the explosion took place near a...

Suicide blast strikes near Kabul Supreme Court

Twelve people dead after suicide bomber on foot targeted employees in a parking lot, official says.

Explosion outside Supreme Court in Afghan capital, casualties feared

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion occurred near the Supreme Court in the centre of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, according to police and witnesses.

More Than 100 People Killed In Afghanistan Avalanches

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Snow buried homes in multiple provinces around Kabul and in the mountainous northern part of the country this weekend. Officials said rescue crews had not yet reached some affected areas on Monday.

Afghanistan's First Female Wushu Trainer Teaches Young Women To Slash The Patriarchy

In late January, a group of young women aged 14 to 20 gathered on a snowy hilltop overlooking Kabul, Afghanistan, where they meet each week no matter the weather. Photographer Wakil Kohsar chronicled the stunning assembly, as teen girls wielding silver swords moved rhythmically through space. Show More Summary

Islamic State, air strikes help drive spike in Afghan civilian casualties: U.N.

KABUL (Reuters) - Civilian casualties in Afghanistan rose to new highs in 2016, driven by more Islamic State attacks, the most deaths and injuries from air strikes since 2009 and a rising toll of child victims of unexploded ordnance, the United Nations said.

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