At least 20 cops killed in Taliban suicide blast outside Kabul base

Feb 2, 2016

At least 20 cops killed in Taliban suicide blast outside Kabul base

Twenty policemen were killed Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber struck their base in Kabul Monday, officials said, just days before a fresh round of international talks aimed at reviving dialogue with the Islamist group. Scores of people were also wounded as the attacker ...

U.S. Embassy issues warning of 'imminent' attack in Kabul

Dec 1, 2015

U.S. Embassy issues warning of 'imminent' attack in Kabul

The U.S. Embassy says it has received “credible reports of an imminent attack” in the Afghan capital. A statement on the embassy’s website Monday urges U.S. citizens to exercise “extreme caution” if moving around in Kabul during the next 48 hours. The statement says ...

Aug 8, 2015

Lethal wave of bombings in Kabul leaves 51 dead, hundreds injured

Fifteen more fatalities were confirmed Saturday from a barrage of bombings in Kabul, taking the toll to 51 in the deadliest day in the Afghan capital since NATO’s combat mission ended in December. The explosions Friday, which devastated buildings and overwhelmed hospitals with hundreds ...

Gunmen storm guest house in Kabul, at least one American dead

May 14, 2015

Gunmen storm guest house in Kabul, at least one American dead

Gunmen stormed a guest house popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday evening, police said, with at least one American killed and dozens others trapped by fighting between the attackers and rescuers. Authorities cordoned off the area around the Park Palace ...

Suicide attack on Afghan lawmaker kills three in Kabul

Mar 30, 2015

Suicide attack on Afghan lawmaker kills three in Kabul

An Afghan member of parliament survived a targeted suicide attack in Kabul on Sunday but three people, including a child, were killed and eight others injured, police and government sources said. The parliamentarian, Gul Pacha Majidi, had been leaving a meeting in east Kabul ...