KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people, officials said. Dozens more were wounded when the bomber, who was on foot and mingling with the crowd, detonated his explosives, said Mokhis Afgha, the spokesman for the governor of Paktika province. Show More Summary
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed “at least 45? people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the country’s east. Mokhis Afghan, spokesman for the provincial governor of Paktika province, bordering Pakistan, says the attack happened during an inter-district tournament attended by a large crowed in the Yahyakhail…
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year amid a renewed offensive by Taliban militants.
Kabul may seem an unlikely location for a fun park, but that's exactly what makes an attraction devoted to amusement so appealing. Thousands of families have visited Kabul's City Park since it opened in October, taking advantage of the chance to temporarily escape lives greatly affected by war. Show More Summary
There was an assassination attempt in Kabul last week. Shukria Barakzai, Afghan feminist leader, member of parliament, and outspoken politician who was critical of Taliban was targeted for assassination this week. She survived. But 3 bystanders, including a young girl, did not. Show More Summary
Four Taliban militants attacked a heavily fortified housing complex for foreigners in eastern Kabul on Wednesday before being killed by security forces, Afghan authorities said.
Big explosion followed by gunfire heard in so-called Green Village housing international contractors and businesses.
An appeals court on Tuesday increased the prison terms for two former top officials of Kabul Bank, whose collapse in 2010 nearly destroyed Afghanistan’s banking sector.
At least 10 policemen killed following blasts in the capital, Kabul, and Logar and Nangarhar provinces in the east.
Alleged suicide bomber carries out attack on office of Kabul police chief killing one officer and injuring six others.
In the mid-20th century, many in Afghanistan were free to embrace Western culture. The U.S. and Soviet Union both wanted to control in Afghanistan during the Cold War, seeking influence with money and machinery. Here, the Associated Press's Henry S. Bradsher and Henry Burroughs recorded everyday life in Kabul, Afghanistan in the 1960s, in color. See more »
Kabul -- Yesterday, in the Afghan Peace Volunteers' (APVs') "Borderfree Center" here in Kabul, I heard someone banging on the front gate and hurried downstairs to open it. As it happened, I was the only one at the Center that morning. Show More Summary
Also: A judge overturns Missouri's ban on same sex marriage; President Obama will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Civil War soldier; and AC/DC's drummer is arrested for attempted murder.
KABUL--The invitation for the second annual Afghan Social Media Summit in Kabul arrived with all the pertinent details except one--the location. This is Afghanistan after all. Security trumps everything. So the location was only released at the last minute along with credentials. Show More Summary
Pakistan's Army chief was also in Kabul visiting newly-sworn-in President Ashraf Ghani, who has been making a concerted effort to mend fences with international leaders.
Amid concern over the rise of the Islamic State, developments in Afghanistan have largely dropped off the radar. Yet as Jason Lyall argues, the 2015 fighting season has been one of the toughest Kabul has experienced. Over at War on the...Show More Summary
The Pentagon’s man in Kabul is launching a new effort to assess whether Afghan troops will be ready to fill the void when the last American forces depart from the country in 2016.
Doug Bandow The U.S. government has failed to stop the drug trade at home. Washington also has not created a competent, effective, and honest central government in Afghanistan. How effective will Kabul be in limiting opium production...Show More Summary