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Bombing kills 15 army cadets in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

October 21, 2017 5:36 pm
Bombing kills 15 army cadets in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

Afghan National Army (ANA) commandos take part in a military exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center (KMTC) on the outskirts of Kabul, October 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A bomb attack at a military base has claimed the lives of at least 15 Afghan army cadets in the capital […]

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Kabul protesters want foreign forces out of Afghanistan

October 6, 2017 6:40 pm
Kabul protesters want foreign forces out of Afghanistan

Afghans have taken to the streets of the capital Kabul to protest against the presence of foreign troops in the country. The rally was held ahead of the anniversary of the US invasion of Afghanistan 16 years ago. The protesters on Friday chanted slogans against “occupation,” while holding anti-US and […]

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NATO: Civilian casualties due to missile malfunction in Afghan capital Kabul

September 28, 2017 7:00 am
NATO: Civilian casualties due to missile malfunction in Afghan capital Kabul

Smoke billows after rockets were fired near the airport in Kabul on September 27, 2017. (Photo by EPA) A missile “malfunction” during a US airstrike on the Afghan capital Kabul has resulted in several civilian casualties, NATO says. The strike was reportedly launched in response to rocket attacks that had […]

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Afghan authorities seize truck with 16 tons of explosives in Kabul

August 6, 2017 10:30 pm
Afghan authorities seize truck with 16 tons of explosives in Kabul

Afghan security personnel sit atop an armored vehicle amid an ongoing battle with Taliban militants in Gereshk district of Helmand province, July 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Afghan intelligence authorities have seized a truck in the capital Kabul carrying more than 16 tons of explosives hidden in boxes marked as […]

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Kabul hosts multi-nation peace confab amid tight security

June 6, 2017 10:30 pm
Kabul hosts multi-nation peace confab amid tight security

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (C) stands as national anthem plays during an international peace conference at the Presidential Palace in Kabul June 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Afghanistan’s government is holding a multi-nation peace conference in the capital, Kabul, which remains on lockdown in the wake of a fatal Daesh bombing […]

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Kabul blast death toll rises to 150 as deadly attacks continue

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Kabul blast death toll rises to 150 as deadly attacks continue

Afghan security forces use water cannons to disperse anti-government protesters on June 2, 2017, following a deadly bomb blast in Kabul which killed nearly 150 people. (Photo by AFP) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani says the death toll from the deadly bomb blast in the Afghan capital city of Kabul has […]

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Press TV releases statement over death of cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Press TV releases statement over death of cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh

PressTV’s late cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh Press TV has released an official statement offering condolences to the family  of its cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh, who was killed last week in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan. In the Monday-released statement, Press TV stressed that Hosseinzadeh’s death would not by any means weaken its […]

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PressTV’s cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh confirmed dead after Kabul bombing

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PressTV’s cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh confirmed dead after Kabul bombing

PressTV’s late cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh PressTV’s cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh has been confirmed dead in Afghanistan seven days after a huge bomb explosion claimed the lives of at least 90 people and injured hundreds of others, mostly civilians, in Kabul. Hosseinzadeh was among the dozens of people who had gone missing […]

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Afghan authorities lock down Kabul after protest clashes

June 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Afghan authorities lock down Kabul after protest clashes

Afghan policemen cordon off a road near the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Afghan authorities have blocked the streets in the center of the country’s capital of Kabul after a recent demonstration led to deadly clashes between police and protesters. […]

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Press TV cameraman missing in the wake of Afghanistan’s Kabul bombing

May 31, 2017 10:30 pm
Press TV cameraman missing in the wake of Afghanistan’s Kabul bombing

Afghan security forces and residents stand near the crater left by a truck bomb attack in Kabul on May 31, 2017. (Photos by AFP) Press TV’s cameraman has gone missing in Afghanistan after a massive bomb blast in Kabul claimed the lives of at least 90 people and injured hundreds of […]

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Two killed as gunmen storm foreign guesthouse in Afghan capital, Kabul

May 21, 2017 10:30 pm
Two killed as gunmen storm foreign guesthouse in Afghan capital, Kabul

A German female aid worker and an Afghan guard have been killed while a Finnish woman was abducted after gunmen stormed an international guesthouse in central Kabul, Afghan Interior Ministry says. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said on Twitter on Sunday that the attack took place on the guesthouse run by […]

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One killed as explosion rocks employees’ bus in Afghan capital Kabul

March 13, 2017 10:30 pm
One killed as explosion rocks employees’ bus in Afghan capital Kabul

A powerful explosion has struck a bus in the center of the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least one woman and injuring 19 others. The Interior Ministry spokesman, Sediq Sediqqi, said that the explosion destroyed the bus, which was carrying employees of one of the country’s biggest telecoms firms, in […]

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Top five gunmen dressed as medics storm Kabul hospital

March 9, 2017 9:00 am
Top five gunmen dressed as medics storm Kabul hospital

An Afghan soldier inspect the site of attack on a military hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo / AP 1 Gunmen dressed as medics have stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and battled security forces for hours, killing more than 30 people and wounding more than 50 in an attack […]

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Over 30 killed in Daesh attack on military hospital in Afghan capital, Kabul

March 8, 2017 7:50 pm
Over 30 killed in Daesh attack on military hospital in Afghan capital, Kabul

More than 30 people have been killed and some 50 others injured in an attack by heavily-armed militants on Afghanistan’s largest military hospital in the capital, Kabul. Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said on Wednesday that four attackers were also killed during the assault on the hospital, which is […]

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Militants raid hospital in Kabul’s diplomatic district

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Militants raid hospital in Kabul’s diplomatic district

Suspected militants have attacked the diplomatic district in the Afghan capital of Kabul, entering the country’s largest military hospital near the US Embassy there. Four gunmen attacked the Sardar Daud Khan Hospital across the road from the US Embassy in Kabul on Wednesday. Disguised as medical personnel, one of them blew […]

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