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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Six Afghans killed, 13 injured in Helmand bombings

    Six Afghans killed, 13 injured in Helmand bombings
    KABUL – Six people were killed and 13 wounded Tuesday in two separate insurgent bombings in southern Afghanistan, according to the governor’s spokesman in restive Helmand province. Four civilians were killed and two wounded when a private...
  • Karzai accuses U.S. of civilian deaths in November drone strike

    Karzai accuses U.S. of civilian deaths in November drone strike
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai has again accused the United States of killing civilians in a drone airstrike, this time in a Nov. 20 attack on a border area between two eastern provinces where Taliban insurgents maintain strongholds....
  • Watchdog faults U.S. military's oversight of aid to Afghanistan

    Watchdog faults U.S. military's oversight of aid to Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday accused the U.S. military in Afghanistan of failing to conduct an adequate risk assessment for managing and accounting for $3 billion in military aid spent by U.S. taxpayers on Afghan...
  • In remote Afghan areas, cease-fires catching on

    In remote Afghan areas, cease-fires catching on
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Formal peace talks between Taliban insurgents and the central government may be at a dead end, but provisional peace negotiations are underway in the rugged and often unforgiving Afghan countryside. In some remote districts,...
  • Karzai reportedly seeks Obama letter on Afghan civilian casualties

    Karzai reportedly seeks Obama letter on Afghan civilian casualties
    KABUL, Afghanistan — In a telephone conversation Tuesday, Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai agreed that Kerry would request a letter from President Obama acknowledging the suffering of Afghan civilians caused by U.S....
  • No deal yet between U.S., Afghanistan on post-2014 pact

    No deal yet between U.S., Afghanistan on post-2014 pact
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Negotiations on a post-2014 security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan remained unresolved Wednesday, less than 24 hours before Afghan President Hamid Karzai was scheduled to address a gathering of tribal...
  • Afghans release draft of security accord with U.S.

    Afghans release draft of security accord with U.S.
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Afghan government published late Wednesday what it described as a "pre-decisional" copy of an agreement being negotiated with the United States on the two nations' security partnership after international combat troops withdraw...
  • Kerry announces U.S.-Afghan security agreement

    Kerry announces U.S.-Afghan security agreement
    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Wednesday that the United States and Afghanistan had reached agreement on a security partnership after international combat troops withdraw, and that the deal would be presented to a gathering of...
  • Karzai says he might leave it to successor to sign U.S. accord

    Karzai says he might leave it to successor to sign U.S. accord
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivered a tepid endorsement of a proposed 10-year security pact with the United States in a rambling speech to an Afghan tribal gathering here Thursday, but surprised attendees by saying Afghanistan...
  • The strength of Afghan women unveiled in 'Patience Stone'

    The strength of Afghan women unveiled in 'Patience Stone'
    The patience stone (syngue sabour) of Persian mythology is a magical black stone that receives the problems of those who confide in it. According to myth, when the stone has absorbed all the pain and suffering of the person, it will shatter and free the...
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign
    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...