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  • December 26, 2020 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Series of explosions target police in Kabul; at least 4 dead
    AP News: KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A series of explosions hit the Afghan capital on Saturday morning, killing at least four people including two police officers, officials said.The deaths were caused by a sticky bomb attached to a police vehicle detonated in western Kabul, police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz said. The explosion wounded two civilians.      Full news...

  • December 20, 2020 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    At least 9 dead as car bomb rocks Afghanistan's capital, Kabul
    NBC News: A car bomb blast that rocked Afghanistan's capital Sunday morning killed at least nine people, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry.Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi told reporters at the site of the attack that the attack wounded around 20 other people, including a member of parliament, Khan Mohammad Wardak. Andarabi said the lawmaker was in "good condition."      Full news...

  • December 18, 2020 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Afghan Blast Kills 15, All Children: Officials
    NDTV: Ghazni: At least 15 children were killed when a motorbike laden with explosives blew up near a religious gathering in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said.The children had gathered at a home in Ghazni province to recite Koran verses, a regular activity on the Islamic holy day of Friday, when the blast happened.Violence has surged in Afghanistan in recent months despite the government and the Taliban launching peace talks to end the country's grinding war.      Full news...

  • December 11, 2020 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Gunmen kill female TV anchor, driver in Afghanistan
    Deutsche Welle: Afghan journalist Malalai Maiwand and her driver were shot dead at 7:10 a.m. local time (2:40 UTC) on their way to work in the Nangarhar provincial capital of Jalalabad, the provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said Thursday. The attackers opened fire on Maiwand and her driver, Mohammad Tahir, shortly after she left her house in eastern Nangarhar province      Full news...

  • December 7, 2020 :: RSS :: Print :: Email
    Report Blames Trump Admin for 330% Rise in Afghan Civilian Casualties
    Common Dreams: The Trump administration's 2017 decision to loosen military rules of engagement meant to protect civilians was followed by a sharp increase in civilian deaths, a report released on Monday revealed.The report (pdf), by Neta C. Crawford of the Brown University Watson Institute's Costs of War Project—one of the premier authorities on civilian casualties in the 19-year so-called War on Terror—found a 330% increase in the number of Afghan civilians killed by U.S.-led airstrikes from 2016, the final year of the Obama administration, to 2019      Full news...