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Taliban militants attack hotel near Kabul


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Taliban militants have taken some people including women and children hostage by attacking a hotel near Kabul, triggering a gun battle with Afghan security forces, ... Read more...

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10,000 kg of explosives seized in Kabul


April 21st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 21 (IANS) Afghan security forces have seized 10,000 kg of explosives from five militants, including three Pakistanis, who were planning to carry out multiple strikes in Kabul, an ... Read more...

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Russian embassy escaped Taliban attack in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 16 (IANS) As Taliban launched a coordinated wave of assaults Sunday in Afghanistan by targetting embassies of the US and Germany, Russia clarified that its embassy had ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 55 at Shiite shrine in Kabul


December 7th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 55 people were killed on Tuesday afternoon when a suicide bomber targeted a large group of Shiites at a shrine in the Afghan capital of ... Read more...

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Terrorist attack foiled in Kabul


November 30th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 30 (IANS) Police in the Afghan capital foiled a terrorist attack when they recovered a 20-kg explosive device from a city suburb, the government said Wednesday.The explosive ... Read more...

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Two suicide bombers killed in Kabul


November 14th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 14 (IANS) One suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital while another was shot dead by security forces Monday. No civilian was injured in the incidents, ... Read more...

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Taliban attacks US Embassy in Kabul


September 13th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kabul, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Taliban has launched coordinated attacks on the US Embassy and several other targets in Kabul on Tuesday. The NATO headquarters in the city was among the ... Read more...

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Blasts in Kabul


August 19th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Bombs exploded Friday morning near the house of Afghan First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here but there was no immediate report of damage or casualties, ... Read more...

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Afghans fear bin-Laden’s death will divert US’ attention from Kabul


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 3 (ANI): Senior Afghan government officials now fear that the United States would forget about their region after tracking down Osama bin-Laden.According to the Washington Post, much fear the ... Read more...

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Market gutted in Kabul


January 24th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 24 (IANS) A massive fire engulfed a market in the Afghanistan capital city Monday evening, and turned to ashes goods worth around $4 million, a media report said.The market in ... Read more...

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“Certain circles” in Pak funding insurgency, prolonging war in Afghanistan: Kabul


November 9th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 9 (ANI): The Afghan government has accused Pakistan of failing to help bring peace to the region, saying that "certain circles" there were prolonging the war, and funding an ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane carrying nine crashes in the mountains near Kabul


October 13th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo plane carrying nine people crashed in the mountains near Kabul on early Tuesday evening, officials said. A search-and-rescue operation is underway.The L-100 Hercules aircraft, which ... Read more...

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Large cargo plane carrying 9 crashes in the mountains near Kabul


October 12th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large cargo plane carrying nine people crashed in the mountains near Kabul on early Tuesday evening, officials said.The L-100 Hercules aircraft, which is the civilian equivalent of ... Read more...

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West has made more mistakes in Afghanistan than Russia, claims envoy to Kabul


September 12th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept.12 (ANI): Russia's Ambassador to Afghanistan, Andrey Avetisyan, has claimed that Britain and America have made more strategic blunders than Russia in the war-ravaged nation, and this would delay a successful ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Kabul


July 20th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 20 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Monday night for an international conference on the future of Afghanistan being hosted by Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Karzai met ... Read more...

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Explosion in Kabul


June 26th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 26 (IANS) An explosion, caused by a suicide bomber, took place near the foreign ministry here Saturday, an official said. "The explosion was a suicide attack and took place on the ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber blows himself up in Kabul


May 29th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) A man tied an explosive device on to his body and blew himself up in Kabul Saturday, police said. The incident happened in the 9th precinct of Kabul city ... Read more...

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Afghan Police unearths rocket cache near Kabul


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 22 (ANI): Afghan Police on Saturday discovered a huge cache of rockets on the outskirts of Kabul, which they said were to be used to disturb a jirga next ... Read more...

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Pamir Airways passenger plane carrying 41 crashes between Kunduz and Kabul


May 17th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Pamir Airways passenger plane carrying more than 40 people is believed to have crashed in a mountain in Salang Pass, between Kunduz Province and Kabul, according to ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five civilians in Kabul


February 28th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 28 (DPA) An unidentified gunman entered in a house in the eastern part of Kabul and killed five members of the family, injuring two others, police said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Wave of suicide bombings rock Kabul


February 26th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb. 26 (ANI): A suicide bomber has blown himself up in a Kabul hotel, while two other suicide attackers were shot dead by police on Friday morning.According to Afghanistan's Interior Ministry, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to hand over captured Taliban leaders to Kabul


February 25th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 25 (DPA) Pakistan was ready to hand over captured Taliban leaders to Kabul after a high-level meeting between security officials of the two neighbours, the Afghan presidential palace said ... Read more...

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Afghan Security Forces successfully counter insurgent attack in Kabul


January 18th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) on Monday effectively countered an insurgent attack in downtown Kabul, where several explosions and small arms fire were heard earlier in the ... Read more...

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Intense gun battle between Taliban and Afghan forces going on in heart of Kabul


January 18th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan. 18 (ANI): An intense gun battle is going on between suspected Taliban militants and Afghan security forces in Kabul, near the presidential palace.According to unconfirmed reports, one security person ... Read more...

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American soldier dies of natural causes in Kabul


January 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. service member in Afghanistan died of apparent natural causes on Sunday, NATO said.A statement from the NATO-led ISAF alliance said the soldier was from the United ... Read more...

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Blast hits Kabul


November 28th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 28 (IANS) An explosion hit the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital Saturday morning but there were no casualties, police said. The official said the bomb was planted in a garbage ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing hits military base in Kabul


November 13th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 13 (DPA) A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a military base in the eastern part of the Afghan capital Kabul and wounded three people, officials said Friday. Interior ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao arrives in Kabul


October 9th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 9 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has arrived in Afghan capital Kabul to assess the situation arising out of Thursday's bomb blast outside the Indian embassy there, which claimed ... Read more...

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Blast near Indian embassy in Kabul


October 8th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 8 (ANI): A large explosion was reportedly heard outside the Indian embassy here on Thursday.According to BBC reports, casualties are feared in an explosion.According to reports, the blast ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Kabul


September 17th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion shook the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday afternoon, officials told BNO News.The explosion occurred in a neighborhood that also houses the U.S. and British embassies, ... Read more...

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Rocket attack kills three in Kabul


September 7th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 7 (ANI): Three civilians were reportedly killed in a rocket attack on the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday.The rocket hit a house in the western part of the city, ... Read more...

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Armed men storm bank in Kabul


August 19th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (Xinhua) Several armed men stormed a bank in Afghan capital Kabul Wednesday morning and clashed with the police a day ahead of the national elections. Gunfire erupted as police ... Read more...

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Ten killed in car bomb explosion in Kabul


August 18th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by admin
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Ten people were killed when a suspected Taliban terrorist detonated his car rigged with explosives at a police checkpoint in the Afghan capital on Tuesday, only days before ... Read more...

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Rocket attack on Kabul


August 18th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 18 (Xinhua) Two rockets fired by militants slammed into the Afghan capital Tuesday morning, two days ahead of the presidential elections, police said. "The rockets were fired from an unknown ... Read more...

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Three killed, 70 injured in suicide car blast outside NATO HQ in Kabul


August 15th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.15 (ANI): At least three people were killed and 70 wounded in a suicide car bomb blast outside the NATO headquarters here on Saturday.The blast comes just five days before ... Read more...

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