Two killed, one kidnapped as gunmen storm Kabul guest house

May 22, 2017

Two killed, one kidnapped as gunmen storm Kabul guest house

A German aid worker and an Afghan guard were killed and a Finnish woman kidnapped as gunmen stormed an international guest house in Kabul, officials said Sunday, underscoring rising insecurity in the war-torn country. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack ...

Kabul cops wage 'debauchery' crackdown, raid water pipe haunts

/ Nov 28, 2016

Kabul cops wage 'debauchery' crackdown, raid water pipe haunts

Afghan police and health officials raided cafes and restaurants in Kabul on Sunday, confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt “debauchery and vulgarity. Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital’s deteriorating security situation, while doing ...

Kabul Shiite mosque suicide bomber kills at least 27

Nov 22, 2016

Kabul Shiite mosque suicide bomber kills at least 27

A suicide bomber killed at least 27 people and wounded dozens in an attack Monday at a crowded mosque in Kabul, according to reports from the Afghan capital. The attacker reportedly blew himself or herself up inside the Baqir ul Olum mosque, used by ...