KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon almost one year ago should serve...Show More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - The lynching of a woman by a mob in the Afghan capital continued to fuel public anger on Thursday, as residents gathered at the site of her death to protest a week after the killing.
Just as Afghanistan’s president Ashraf Ghani prepared to address US lawmakers as part of his first official US visit, a suicide bombing near his presidential palace in the center of Kabul killed at least seven people and injured dozens more.
At least seven people were killed and dozens injured in the attack, the authorities said.
KABUL (Reuters) - A powerful explosion shook windows in Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, police and Reuters witnesses said, but it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Faheema stood trembling in the courtyard of the large house, steeling herself for the meeting with her family. She took a deep breath and ran inside, her black abaya swirling around her, and fell to the floor atShow More Summary
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's interior ministry fired the spokesman for Kabul's police chief on Tuesday for Facebook comments that seemed to try to justify the mob killing of a 27-year-old woman falsely accused of burning a Koran.
Several thousand protesters shut down a major thoroughfare in Kabul Tuesday, demanding justice for the brutal killing of a 28-year-old Afghan woman by an angry mob last week.
Marchers demand justice for Afghan woman beaten to death after being falsely accused of burning Quran.
Thousands of people rallied in the streets of Kabul Tuesday over the killing of a woman by an angry mob.
Last week, a seething mob in Kabul, Afghanistan, beat and stomped a 27-year-old woman named Farkhunda to death. The attackers, whose extreme brutality was caught on camera, felt not just justified, but obligated, because they'd heard...Show More Summary
The episode is the latest in a series of assaults on a major road connecting Kabul and Kandahar, and a grim reminder of the dangers of traveling across Afghanistan.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Thousands marched through the Afghan capital Tuesday, demanding justice for a woman who was beaten to death by a mob after being falsely accused of burning a Quran. Men and women of all ages carried banners bearing the bloodied face of Farkhunda, a 27-year-old religious scholar killed last week by the mob. Show More Summary
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen in eastern Afghanistan attacked passing vehicles on a darkened highway during a midnight assault Tuesday, killing at least 13 people, authorities said. The attack happened in Wardak province's Sayad Abad district, where Taliban fighters hold much territory and launch frequent attacks on security forces. Show More Summary
The gunmen opened fire on three separate vehicles in the attack, including a bus traveling from Kabul
US State Secretary John Kerry announced at a joint press conference with Afghan leaders at Camp David that he will visit Kabul later in 2015 to hold meetings with Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani.
Mourners planted a pine tree along the Kabul River on Monday to memorialize the site where a 27-year-old woman was beaten and burned to death after an angry mob believed she desecrated the Koran.
A woman killed by an angry mob in front of police in the Afghan capital last week for allegedly burning a copy of Islam's holy book was wrongly accused, Afghanistan's top criminal investigator said on Sunday.
A band of 30 Afghan women carried the body of murdered student Farkhunda through the streets of Kabul yesterday, defying the girl's murderers in order to give her a proper burial.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of Afghans protested in Kabul on Monday to demand justice for a woman who was killed by a mob outside one of the capital's most famous mosques after she was falsely being accused of burning a Quran. The...Show More Summary