Kabul

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Oct 11th, 2012
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By: Zabihullah Noori Afghan President Hamid Karzai — an out of favour character, not only among the world leaders, but also among many Afghans — seeks ways to regain fame by bringing the Taliban around the negotiation table. Many Afghans consider Karzai’s second term as illicit because of scandalous ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2012
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Kabul – A female suicide car bomber attacked a van in Kabul on Tuesday, killing 12 people, including eight South Africans, in an assault insurgents said was in revenge for an anti-Islam film made in America. The bombing on a highway leading to Kabul international airport was the second suicide ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2012
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By: Anthony Gregory On the eve of September 10, 2001, I went to sleep a libertarian, distrustful of the state, holding both major political parties in contempt, seeing the federal government as the primary enemy of the American people, their lives and liberties. The next morning, watching the horrifi...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Jul 9th, 2012
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ABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban claimed responsibility on Monday for a roadside bombing that they said killed six American troops in a volatile part of eastern Afghanistan. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said in a statement the blast struck the U.S. troops in their armored vehicle around 8 p.m. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Jun 22nd, 2012
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Militants armed with explosive vests, assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades attacked the Spozhmai hotel near Qarga Lake, late on Thursday night. The assault, claimed by the Taliban, killed at least one policeman and there were unconfirmed reports of four civilians and three guards killed. Zabi...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 16th, 2012
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A militant arrested in the attacks on the Afghan capital and three other cities has confessed that the 18-hour assault was carried out by the Haqqani network, a lethal group of fighters with ties to the Taliban and al-Qaida, a top Afghan security official said Monday. Thirty-six insurgents were kille...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 15th, 2012
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KABUL, Afghanistan — Militants launched a series of co-ordinated attacks in the Afghan capital Sunday, with blasts and gunfire rocking three neighbourhoods that are home to Afghan government buildings, Western embassies and NATO bases. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Mar 14th, 2012
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The alleged attack on Afghans by an American soldier in Kandahar, where 91 soldiers were murdered last year alone, is already receiving the full outrage treatment. Any outrage over the deaths of those 91 soldiers in the province will be completely absent. There will be no mention of how many of them ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Feb 23rd, 2012
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The United States embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is on lockdown and violent protests are spreading throughout the nation. The impetus for the unrest was the burning of Muslim holy books at a NATO military base on Monday. The books, including Qur’ans, had been removed from a detention center library ad...
By IndepthAfrica
In Abuse
Jan 1st, 2012
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A teenage Afghan girl was brutally tortured, beaten and locked in a toilet by her husband’s family for five months after she refused to become a prostitute, it has emerged. Sahar Gul, 15, was in critical condition when she was rescued from a house in northern Baghlan province last week, after h...