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  • Killing of Americans at Kabul hospital highlights foreigners' risk

    Killing of Americans at Kabul hospital highlights foreigners' risk
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The fatal shooting of three Americans in a charity hospital Thursday punctuated a dismal new trend that has emerged in the waning months of the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan: Just as many foreign civilians are being killed as troops.
  • 'Our hearts are broken,' friend says of Chicago doctor shot in Afghanistan

    For 16 years, Dr. Jerry Umanos worked as a pediatrician at a Christian health center in Chicago, then decided in 2005 to travel to Afghanistan to continue his practice and help train doctors. On Thursday, he was one of three American doctors shot to death...

    In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job

    In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Sami Rahimi sleeps fitfully on a bread rack above the bakery's cold concrete floor. He rises at 5 a.m., sweeps up, washes in a pan of chilly water, then prays. Before the sun has risen, Sami is pushing a dented wheelbarrow...

    Afghanistan official shot, another kidnapped in Kabul

    Afghanistan official shot, another kidnapped in Kabul
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two security incidents within 24 hours involving Afghan government officials have taken some of the glimmer off of this month’s generally successful presidential election and renewed concerns about safety in Kabul. Hours...

    Early Afghanistan election results show tight race

    Early Afghanistan election results show tight race
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghanistan on Sunday released the first preliminary results in its presidential election, which showed a close race between former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah and former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani, with neither man...