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Ambulance bomb kills 17, wounds 110 in Kabul attack: officials

2018-01-27 12:22

An ambulance packed with explosives has blown up in a crowded area of Kabul, killing at least 17 people and wounding 110 others, officials say, in an attack claimed by the Taliban.

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Nine local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

2017-05-31 22:44

A State Department official says nine Afghan guards at the US Embassy in Kabul were killed and 11 American contractors were wounded in the massive suicide truck bomb attack.

'I'm alive': Afghan Taliban issue message from 'leader'

2015-12-06 14:00

The Afghan Taliban has released an audio message it said was from leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, vehemently rejecting reports of his death in a firefight with his own commanders as "enemy propaganda".

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NEWSPAPERS: Shock over Taliban killing of SA family in Kabul

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18 dead in 12-hour Taliban siege at luxury Kabul hotel

2018-01-21 15:11

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people including 14 foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle that left terrified guests scrambling to escape and parts of the building ablaze.

Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

2017-06-01 18:14

A massive suicide truck bombing rocked a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul, killing 90 people and wounding as many as 400.

20 dead, 160 wounded as blast rips through Kabul protest

2016-07-23 14:42

A powerful explosion has ripped through crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras in Kabul who had gathered to protest over a power line, killing at least 20 people and leaving 160 others wounded, officials say.

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Sexy 'Car Curse of 39' strikes again

2014-07-23 12:05

A traffic department in Afghanistan has 800 unwanted licence plates bearing the number '39' because the locals don't want to be connected to the sexual taboo associated with the number.

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