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A rock band from Kabul wants to jam with Metallica

PRI - ‎5 hours ago‎
In it, the members of Metallica are urged to jam with Afghanistan's first rock band, Kabul Dreams, at a radio station in San Francisco.
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Live from Kabul

Mumbai Mirror - ‎2 hours ago‎
The day after the attack, the management of the network asked their colleagues to not turn up for work, but out of the 850 employees at the Kabul bureau, 800 turned up for work in solidarity with their colleagues who were killed. When I met them two ...
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From 'Kabul Express' to 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan'

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
During a session at the marketing seminar, the Kabul Express-director addressed a packed hall narrating his career evolution starting from how he went from being a history buff to one of Bollywood's most sought-after directors.

An attack rocked Kabul last week. And a former Bagram detainee may have played a key role.

Washington Post - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
KABUL - Even in a city that sometimes barely blinks when explosions go off, residents are still shaken over an attack last week that killed 64 people and wounded about 350.
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US military searches for Kabul Attack Network members

Long War Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The US military made an unusual public plea for information yesterday in its hunt for eight members of a terrorist network which is plotting attacks in four provinces in eastern Afghanistan.
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Kabul's season of uncertainty

The Hindu - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The massive bomb blast in the heart of Kabul last week, which claimed about 70 lives and left nearly 350 people injured, marked the beginning of the 2016 fighting season - not that there had been much of a let-up in violence during the winter months.

Questions remain as families mourn victims of 2011 green-on-blue Kabul attack

AirForceTimes.com - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Miriam Hamilton would open up a private investigation into the murder of her husband if not for the blistering effect she fears it would have on her children.
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Not Even Kabul Is Safe from the Taliban

The New Yorker - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
A trio of true believers from the Taliban blew themselves up in downtown Kabul today, leaving behind the sort of macabre tableau that much of the world has become sadly used to: writhing bodies, severed limbs, wailing mothers.

Book excerpt: From 'Farewell Kabul,' a visit to Herat'…

Foreign Policy (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Book excerpt: From 'Farewell Kabul,' a visit to Herat's unusual Museum of Jihad. By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S.
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NATO Kabul base now a drug recovery center

WVTM13 - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The sound of a bare razor, scraping hair off an unwashed scalp. The shuddering foot of someone struggling with the agony of withdrawal.
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Kabul blames Pakistan for deadly bomb attack

Stars and Stripes - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomb attack in Kabul earlier this week that left more than 64 people dead and hundreds more injured was likely planned in Pakistan, Afghan officials said Thursday.

Afghan Taliban kill at least 28 in major attack in central Kabul

Yahoo News - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
KABUL (Reuters) - A Taliban suicide bomb and gun assault on a government security building during Tuesday morning rush hour in central Kabul killed at least 28 people and wounded more than 320, in the deadliest single attack in the Afghan capital since ...
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Afghan Official: Kabul Attack Set Back Peace Efforts, Ties with Pakistan

Voice of America - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Afghanistan's national flag flew at half-staff in government offices and special prayers were offered in mosques across the country Friday to pay respects to the victims of this week's deadly Taliban attack in Kabul. The bomb-and-gun assault of a well ...
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Afghanistan: Complicated births in Kabul

MSF UK (press release) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
While visiting Dasht-e-Barchi to give birth to her fourth child, 28 year-old Zainab faced a potentially life-threatening postpartum haemorrhage... In Dasht-e-Barchi, one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, Médecins Sans ...

Afghan attacker admits killing Americans in Kabul

BBC News - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
A former Afghan police officer has admitted killing two American advisers inside the interior ministry in the capital, Kabul, in 2011. Abdul Saboor was arrested this week in his hometown of Salang north of Kabul. Presented to the media, he said he had ...
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Kabul summons Pak envoy over 'shelling'

Daily Times - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan has summoned a top Pakistani diplomat to lodge a protest over, what it called, heavy shelling by Pakistani forces in Nangarhar which killed a policeman and injured two others.
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Kabul Libre! One new Afghan trail to the West goes through Cuba.

Washington Post - ‎Apr 17, 2016‎
KABUL - With roads to Europe increasingly blocked by strict border controls, Afghans hoping to flee war and economic peril are desperately searching for new escape routes by way of refugee camps in India, airports in Russia and even the beaches of ...
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Taliban Claims Kabul Bomb Attack

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
Dozens were killed and more than 300 wounded after a bomb exploded outside a Kabul government building on Tuesday. Editor Picks · 2:38 Up Next.

Women's orchestra in Kabul

Reuters - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
Now living in an orphanage in the Afghan capital of Kabul, Negin leads the Zohra orchestra, an ensemble of 35 women at the Afghanistan National Institute for Music that plays both Western and Afghan musical instruments.

Kabul University lecturer loyal to ISIS terrorist group arrested

Khaama Press (press release) (blog) - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
A University teacher in Kabul has been arrested by the security forces for being affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group.
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