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Reconstruction Of Ruined Darul Aman Palace Begins In Kabul

NDTV - ‎17 hours ago‎
A view of the historic Darul Aman palace before the inauguration of the reconstruction project to restore the ruins of the palace, in Kabul, Afghanistan May 30, 2016. KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani dedicated an ambitious reconstruction project on ...
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Post-Mansoor scenario: Islamabad, Kabul discuss Afghan peace prospects

The Express Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
Source said Aziz informed Zakhilwal that Pakistan was ready to facilitate talks but for that both Kabul and other stakeholders, including the United States, had to give firm assurances that they would not take any unilateral action against the Taliban ...
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Kabul awaits PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Salma Dam

Economic Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
NEW DELHI: It will not just be Qatar and the USA that will keep Narendra Modi busy in the early part of June, the prime minister is likely to stop by at Herat in northwest Afghanistan en route to Doha to inaugurate the Salma Dam built with India's ...

Cement for Kabul

Deutsche Welle - ‎13 hours ago‎
In Afghanistan, an old cement plant has re-opened and tries to compete with imports from Pakistan. the business brings jobs, but also problems: machines are decades outdated and skilled workers are few.

US, NATO troops honor war dead at wreath-laying in Kabul

Stars and Stripes - ‎May 28, 2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - More than 100 U.S. and NATO troops gathered Saturday at NATO headquarters to mark what Resolute Support commander Gen.
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Officials: Afghan authorities foil Kabul attack, kill bomber

Stars and Stripes - ‎May 28, 2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan authorities shot and killed a suicide bomber believed to be a member of the deadly Haqqani network,before he reached his target, officials said Saturday.
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Taliban bomber hits court minibus in Kabul, killing 11

News1130 - ‎May 25, 2016‎
KABUL - A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said.

Rugby Club Inaugurated inside Kabul University Campus

Khaama Press (press release) (blog) - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Kabul, Afghanistan: Today, Sunday 29th of May, 2016 Afghanistan Rugby Federation (ARF) finally managed to inaugurate a rugby club inside the campus of Kabul University with the help of university students and the sports committee of the university.

Kabul Municipality senior officials arrested over corruption charges

Khaama Press (press release) (blog) - ‎May 29, 2016‎
CjmruUHUkAEuqIW Two senior officials in Kabul Municipality have reportedly been arrested over corruption charges by the Afghan police forces.
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Afghan Taliban to step up fight against Kabul under new amir

Asia Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
ISLAMABAD–Even though the selection of Mullah Akhtar Mansour as the Taliban amir after the death of Mullah Mohammad Omar had caused deep frictions in the Taliban ranks, they have moved swiftly this time to fill the gap, with the newly chosen amir, ...

In Kabul, More Women Are Drawn to the Emerging Tech Sector

Red Herring - ‎May 26, 2016‎
For Fakhria Ibrahimi Momtaz, finding clients for her tech company was just a tiny, first step. It was 2010 and Momtaz' startup, Momtaz Host, had just registered with the government.
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'Farewell Kabul,' by Christina Lamb

New York Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Lamb achieves exactly that in “Farewell Kabul.” Following the success of her books “The Sewing Circles of Herat” and “I Am Malala” (with Malala Yousafzai), Lamb's newest volume sheds as much light on the post-9/11 military adventurism of the United ...
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1.2 million Afghans internally displaced by war, Amnesty says

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL - Amnesty International said Tuesday that more than 1.2 million Afghans have been forced to flee their homes due to violence in the past three years and urged the Kabul government and the international community to tackle the country's growing ...

Afghan official: Suicide bombing in Kabul kills 10 people

Business Insider - ‎May 25, 2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said.
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Taliban Suicide Bomber Hits NATO Convoy Near Kabul

Voice of America - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Last updated on: May 21, 2016 11:40 AM. ISLAMABAD—. The NATO-led military coalition in Afghanistan says a suicide bomber struck one of its vehicles north of Kabul Saturday, but caused no casualties to its personnel. The attack occurred in Bagram ...

KABUL: A destroyed vehicle is being removed from the site of the attack as policemen inspect it on Wednesday.—Reuters - ‎May 25, 2016‎
KABUL: A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people and wounded four others on Wednesday in an attack on a bus carrying staff from an appeal court west of the Afghan capital, officials said.

Pak hints at abandoning development projects in Kabul

Business Standard - ‎May 29, 2016‎
A Pakistani official in Kabul said that the authorities in the Logar province detained earlier this week an engineer, working on a Pakistan-funded hospital, for nearly five hours.
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Kabul reaches deal with militants

The Hindu - ‎May 18, 2016‎
“We are optimistic about this agreement and we strongly support it,” he told reporters in Kabul before the accord was signed by a delegation from Hekmatyar's party and officials from Afghanistan's High Peace Council.


Yahoo News - ‎May 20, 2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan guard turned his gun on colleagues on Friday, killing a Nepalese guard and wounding another at a U.N.

Symposium on women's empowerment held in Kabul

Pajhwok Afghan News (subscription) (blog) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
at the Presidential Palace in Kabul. Around 70 of the participants were from 34 provinces and the rest all from different national and international organisations, a statement from the Palace said on Thursday.