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Spanish aid worker freed in Afghanistan: Red Cross

KABUL (Reuters) - A Spanish employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross has been released less than a month after he was kidnapped by gunmen in northern Afghanistan, the aid group said on Sunday.

U.S. probe clears forces over civilian deaths in northern Afghan city

KABUL (Reuters) - A U.S. military investigation confirmed that dozens of Afghan civilians were killed in a special forces operation near the northern city of Kunduz last year, but found troops had acted in self-defense and decided no action would be taken against them.

Taliban releases video of American, Australian hostages

The two men, an American identified as Kevin King and an Australian identified as Timothy Weekes, were abducted outside the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul

US, Australian hostages appear in Afghan Taliban video

An American and an Australian have appeared in a Taliban hostage video, five months after they were kidnapped from Kabul. Gunmen wearing police uniforms abducted the two professors at the American University of Afghanistan in the heart of the Afghan capital on August 7, seizing them from their vehicle after smashing the passenger window. Show More Summary

Taliban Release Video of Western Professors Abducted in Kabul

The 13-minute video is the insurgents’ first confirmation that they were behind the abduction of American and Australian professors in August.

Afghan Taliban releases video of U.S., Australian hostages

KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban released a video on Wednesday showing an Australian and an American hostage pleading with the U.S. government to negotiate with their captors and saying that unless a prisoner exchange was agreed they would be killed.

Afghan Officials Probe Attacks As Death Toll Rises To At Least 50

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Afghan security officials began investigating Tuesday’s attacks in the capital Kabul and the southern city of Kandahar as the death toll climbed to at least 50. The Ministry of Public Health raised the death toll from the Kabul attack to 37, with 98 wounded, while 13 people were confirmed dead in Kandahar. Show More Summary

Afghan Blast Kills Five UAE Diplomats, Taliban Denies Involvement

The Taliban denied the blast in a heavily guarded compound in Kandahar but claimed two others in Kabul.

Afghan officials probe attacks as death toll rises to at least 50

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan security officials began investigating Tuesday's attacks in the capital Kabul and the southern city of Kandahar as the death toll climbed to at least 50.

Twin Blasts Kill Dozens In Kabul, Afghanistan

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

The explosions near the parliament building in Kabul killed at least 30 people and injured at least 70. Bombings in two other provinces Tuesday also caused multiple casualties.

More than 100 killed, wounded as terror attacks rock Afghanistan

6 days agoNews : USAToday: News

A Taliban suicide attack in Kabul killed more than 20 people and wounded dozens more, authorities said Tuesday.        

Seven dead in blast in Afghan city that wounds UAE ambassador

KABUL (Reuters) - An explosion in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday killed at least seven people and wounded 18 others, including the provincial governor and the United Arab Emirates ambassador who was visiting the city, officials said.

Bombings Near Afghanistan’s Parliament Kill Dozens

6 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The attacks came as workers left the Parliament compound in Kabul, killing at least 30 and wounding more than 80. The Taliban claimed responsibility.

Suicide Bombing Near Afghan Parliament Kills At Least 20

KABUL, Jan 10 (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday killed more than 20 people and wounded at least 20 others, as twin blasts near parliament offices hit a crowded area during the afternoon rushShow More Summary

At least 21 people killed in twin Taliban attacks near Afghan parliament

The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for twin blasts near parliament offices in Kabul on Tuesday, which officials say killed at least 21 people and left 45 wounded, according to AFP. The attack targeted a minibus carrying staffShow More Summary

At Least 70 Killed Or Wounded After Taliban Set Off Twin Explosions Outside Afghan Parliament

At least 70 were killed or injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital of Kabul, quickly followed by a car bomb nearby in what appears to be have been a coordinated operation, authorities said. The Afghan Taliban...Show More Summary

Two explosions rock Kabul, Afghan official says

Two loud explosions rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday, causing an undetermined number of casualties. The target of the blasts was probably an area that includes government and lawmakers' offices, according to Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry. The first explosion, carried...

Twin blasts near Afghan parliament in Kabul, casualties feared

Twin explosions were detonated near the Afghan parliament in Kabul Tuesday, the interior ministry said, with casualties feared in the latest attack to rock the Afghan capital. At least one of the blasts was apparently caused by a car bomb, ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said. "They targeted employees of parliament, there have been casualties," a second security source said.

Twin suicide blasts rock Afghanistan's capital Kabul

Casualties feared as twin explosions detonate near Afghanistan's parliament offices in Kabul.

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