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At least seven killed in suicide attack on Kabul commemorations

Sep 10, 2018

At least seven killed in suicide attack on Kabul commemorations

A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up near a convoy of gunmen commemorating the death anniversary of a famed resistance leader in Kabul on Sunday, killing at least seven people, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the latest deadly ...

Leader of Afghanistan's feared Haqqani network terrorist group dies

Sep 4, 2018

Leader of Afghanistan's feared Haqqani network terrorist group dies

The founder of Afghanistan's much-feared Haqqani network, a former U.S. ally turned fierce enemy, has died after years of ill health, a Taliban spokesman said Tuesday. Jalaluddin Haqqani was 72. Haqqani died Monday inside Afghanistan, Zabihullah Mujahed said in a telephone interview. The elderly founder ...

Afghan with 'terrorist motive' stabs two Americans in Amsterdam station

Sep 2, 2018

Afghan with 'terrorist motive' stabs two Americans in Amsterdam station

A 19-year-old Afghan citizen had a "terrorist motive" for allegedly stabbing two Americans at the main train station in Amsterdam, city authorities in the Dutch capital said Saturday. Amsterdam police shot and wounded the suspect after the stabbings Friday at Central Station. The local government ...

Afghan president declines resignations of top security officials

Aug 26, 2018

Afghan president declines resignations of top security officials

Afghanistan's top security officials have tendered their resignation, but President Ashraf Ghani asked them to remain at their posts. The presidential palace said Sunday that Ghani declined the offers to resign submitted by Defense Minister Tareq Shah Bahrami, Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak and Masoum ...