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12 killed in American University attack in Kabul

Twelve people, including seven students, three police and two security guards, were killed in an attack by gunmen on the American University in the Afghan capital, Kabul, police said on Thursday. Fraidoon Obaidi, chief of the Kabu

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul attack

Twin explosions tore through a demonstration by members of Afghanistan's mainly Shi'ite Hazara minority in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 230 in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State.

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Bombings, assaults kill 42 in Kabul

A wave of attacks on Afghan police, army and Nato installations in Kabul killed at least 42 people and wounded hundreds, dashing hope that Taliban insurgents might be weakened by a leadership struggle after news of their longtime leader's de

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Abu Dhabi fund completes Kabul housing project

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) said that construction work has been completed at its $167-million residential housing development in Kabul, Afghanistan, and was set for hand over in July. The work is under way to complete t

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Emirates marks one year of service in Kabul

Dubai-based Emirates has marked a successful year of service to Kabul, Afghanistan, having carried more than 112,000 passengers on the route since flights began in December 2013. “Marking one year of Emirates operations in Kabul r

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Explosions, gunfire near Kabul airport

Explosions and bursts of gunfire were heard near Kabul International Airport in the Afghan capital after dawn on Thursday and black smoke rose above the facility, which is used by civilians and the military. The attack on the airp

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21, mostly foreigners, killed in Kabul attack

A Taliban suicide bomber and gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital, killing up to 21 people including three United Nations staff and the IMF's top representative in Afghanistan. Gunmen burst into

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Emirates to fly Kabul daily from Dec 4

Dubai's national carrier Emirates has announced plans to launch its daily passenger service from Bahrain to Afghanistan's capital city Kabul starting from December 4.   Kabul will be the 138th destination on the Emirat

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Emirates plans daily service to Kabul

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines, plans to commence a daily passenger service to Khwaja Rawash Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan from December 4.   The d

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New Afghan-Taliban talks in Qatar ‘unlikely’

The resumption of peace talks between the Taliban and Afghanistan in Qatar has become increasingly unlikely with fresh talks in Turkey or Saudi Arabia a more realistic option, a senior Afghan peace negotiator said on Wednesday. Pe

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