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British-German football match in Kabul in memory of WW1 Christmas truce

yesterdayReligion : FaithWorld

British and German soldiers gathered in a dusty field in Afghanistan on Wednesday to play a game of in memory of a Christmas truce spontaneously called between their armies a century ago during World War One.

Kabul Residents on Heroin Watch as Addiction Grows

5 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

As opium production and drug use have soared, residents are drawn to the public spectacle of addiction.

U.S. releases four Guantanamo prisoners, sends them home to Afghanistan

The U.S. flew four Afghans home to Kabul early Saturday morning, after they had spent more than a decade imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Reuters reports. Identified as Shawali Khan, Khi Ali Gul, Abdul Ghani and Mohammed Zahir, the men were reportedly originally detained for alleged involvement with the Taliban or similar terror groups. Show More Summary

Pakistan to Afghanistan: Strike Taliban or Else

Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif rushed to Kabul on Wednesday to deliver a warning to Afghan authorities to take decisive action against sanctuaries of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Raheel is traveling to the AfghanShow More Summary

Car bomb kills police officer in Kabul

A suicide car bombing Thursday morning killed one police officer and injured three others in east Kabul in the latest deadly attack in the Afghan capital.

Suicide attack kills policeman in Kabul

Taliban suicide bomber followed by police detonates himself, killing a policeman in Kabul, Afghan police officials say.

Soldier from New York City dies in Afghanistan bombing

Sgt. 1st Class Ramon S. Morris was one of two soldiers who died in Friday’s ambush near Kabul in Parwan Province, officials said.

Violence shakes Kabul as U.S. combat troops depart

When he arrived 40 minutes late to a play about a suicide bombing, 19-year-old Omar Haidari expected to see actors playing out the drama on stage. He didn’t imagine that he would see the remains of a real-life suicide bomber not much younger than himself.

Unrest In The Middle East Intensifying Ahead of Troop Withdrawals

In what has become one among many in the turbulent Middle East, a Taliban bomb hit a NATO convoy just north Kabul and killed two U.S. soldiers on Friday. Two other bombings in the area took the lives of nineteen others between Friday and Saturday. Show More Summary

Hot dogs on wheels drive the food truck trend in Kabul, Afghanistan

 Hot dogs, even the non-pork variety, are a rarity in Afghanistan. So it was particularly unusual when five vehicles painted to look like giant frankfurters — with bright yellow mustard zigzags instead of racing stripes — popped up on the streets of the capital city this year.

Series of attacks kill many in Afghanistan

At least 12 deminers killed in Helmand province, while suicide blast in Kabul leaves six soldiers dead.

Demining workers killed in Afghanistan

At least 12 deminers shot and six others wounded in Helmand, just hours after Supreme Court official's killing in Kabul.

Afghan Supreme Court official dies in attack

Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul shooting as it steps up attacks in run-up to withdrawal of most foreign troops.

Suicide Bomber Hits Anti-Suicide-Bomber Play

The Taliban pulled off a deadly suicide bombing in Kabul yesterday with a cruel twist: The blast took place during a play condemning suicide bombers, reports CNN. Authorities say the teenaged bomber set off his explosives during a performance of Heartbeat: Silence After the Explosion at the French Cultural Centre,...

Bomber targets performance of play condemning suicide attacks

Authorities say that a teenager blew himself up inside of an auditorium in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, as an audience watched a play denouncing suicide attacks. Australian Afghan musician wounded in a Taliban attack on a cultural...Show More Summary

Seven dead in Kabul after two suicide attacks

A wave of violence assaults Kabul as NATO forces pull out.

Ferguson Is Baghdad Is New York Is Kabul

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Whether on the streets of Baghdad or Ferguson, soldiers and militarized police forces have historically enforced control, not law.

Kabul suicide bomber attacks French school . several killed, injured

A suicide bomber has attacked a French-run school in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing several people during a show, French officials say. At least 15 people were injured in the attack on the Istiqlal school, home to the French Cultural Centre. A witness told the BBC the attacker detonated the bomb among the audience. Earlier, […]

Seven dead in Kabul after two suicide attacks

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

A wave of violence assaults Kabul as NATO forces pull out.

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