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Palmerston North Afghan community holds candlelight vigil for Kabul

Stuff.co.nz - ‎18 hours ago‎
Palmerston North's Afghan community has held a vigil in tribute to the victims of Saturday's bombings in Kabul. Their candlelight vigil at the foot of the war memorial in The Square brought together 150 Afghans, Kiwis and Muslims to mourn the victims ...
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Looking Towards Afghanistan's Future After Suicide Bombings In Kabul

WBEZ - ‎11 hours ago‎
An Afghan man prays in front graves of victims of a suicide attack, in Kabul. Afghanistan held a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 80 people who were taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Kabul. The ...
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Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attack

CNBC - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
"Those are my cousin's sandals," said Sayed Mohammad as he stood in a crowd of people looking for anything familiar among the remnants spread out by authorities on an Afghan flag in the Dasht-e-Barchi area of Kabul. "He was the only breadwinner of his ...
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Sticky bomb blast wounds policeman in Kabul

Xinhua - ‎15 hours ago‎
"A magnate bomb attached by terrorists on a police van went off in Kabul Thursday afternoon injuring at least one police personnel and damaged the vehicle," the official told Xinhua on the condition of anonymity, saying authorized officials would brief ...

Afghan Firm Offers $31 Million to Buy Defrauded New Kabul Bank

Bloomberg - ‎17 hours ago‎
Afghanistan's Joint-Stock Company has offered $31 million to purchase New Kabul Bank, which was once the country's largest lender before it was defrauded six years ago.

One wounded in Kabul magnetic bomb explosion

Khaama Press (press release) (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
militants planning attack on Kabul hotel A relatively heavy explosion was heard in Khair Khana area of Kabul city after an improvised explosive device went off in a busy market area.

Senators condemn Kabul rally attack, urge early probe result

Pajhwok Afghan News (subscription) (blog) - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
on Wednesday condemned Saturday's twin suicide attacks on protestors in Kabul and asked the government-appointed delegation to find out how the incident occurred and report back to the people as soon as possible.
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Kabul bombing raises worries about Islamic State threat

USA TODAY - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The weekend suicide bombing in Kabul that killed 80 people has raised worries that the Islamic State may be gaining a foothold in Afghanistan, even as the U.S.

Afghan youth hold vigil in Christchurch after Kabul bombing

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
After Saturday's suicide bombing in Afghanistan, which killed scores of people during a peaceful demonstration in Kabul, the Afghan community desperately checked in on their own family and friends. University of Canterbury student Gul Agha Alizadah ...

Rocket attack in central Kabul, no casualties

Reuters - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
KABUL A rocket hit an area of central Kabul on Sunday, an interior ministry official said, triggering alarms in foreign embassies that were on high alert following a suicide attack a day earlier in which 80 people died.

Place Clairefontaine: Luxembourg's Afghan community gathers for victims of Kabul

Luxemburger Wort - English Edition - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Luxembourg's Afghan community gathered on Place Clairefontaine on Monday evening to honour the victims of the suicide attack in Kabul. Around 8pm, they gathered on the square to observe a moment of silence. Holding photos of the victims and signs, ...

Programs - Fara Khabar

TOLOnews (press release) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
A military delegation from Pakistan called on Afghan and Resolute Support mission officials in Kabul on Tuesday where they discussed ways to fight the menace of terrorism along the bordering areas between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

From Cookietown to Kabul, Terry Neese seeks peace through business

NonDoc - ‎21 hours ago‎
Much like Neese in OKC, Muzhgan runs a staffing service in Kabul. But her business predominantly serves women, something seen as threatening and inappropriate by many traditional and hard-line Afghan men.
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Eight ISIS loyalists killed in separate drone strikes in Nangarhar province Kabul

Financial Express - ‎13 hours ago‎
Eight ISIS loyalists killed in separate drone strikes in Nangarhar province Kabul. Six Daesh insurgents were killed and three were injured.
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80 dead in Islamic State suicide bombing in Kabul

KIII TV3 - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
At least 80 people were killed and 231 injured Saturday when suicide bombers attacked a large demonstration in the Afghan capital of Kabul, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry. The demonstration was organized by ethnic Hazaras demanding that a ...

Kabul seeks Moscow's help in combating drugs, terror

Pajhwok Afghan News (subscription) (blog) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
(Pajhwok): Kabul has expressed a keen interest in increased cooperation with Moscow in battling the twin scourge of terrorism and drug trafficking.

Kabul's expat bubble used to be like Boogie Nights – now it's more like Panic Room

The Guardian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
British diplomats (with few exceptions) now travel to and from Kabul airport only by helicopter. The road to the embassy - fewer than three miles long - is deemed too dangerous.
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ISIS takes responsibility for bombs killing dozens at Kabul march

New York Daily News - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday, causing multiple casualties, according to officials and witnesses.
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Official: Kabul needs Russian-made combat helicopters to counter terrorists

TASS - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Touching on Afghanistan's prospects for a full-fledged membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, where it is currently enjoying an observer status, Atmar stressed that Kabul relies on Moscow's assistance as no consensus has yet been reached ...
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