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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Afghan presidential vote may be different this time

    Afghan presidential vote may be different this time
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The last time Abdullah Abdullah ran for president of Afghanistan the election devolved into a bloody farce. Votes cast in some areas in 2009 exceeded the number of voters. One in 5 ballots nationwide was tossed out because...
  • Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf escapes bombing

    Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf escapes bombing
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf escaped a bombing early Thursday morning as he was being transferred by convoy from a hospital to his farmhouse in the Islamabad suburbs, police officials said. The bomb went off at about 2...
  • Suicide blast at Afghan Interior Ministry kills 6 police officers

    Suicide blast at Afghan Interior Ministry kills 6 police officers
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Taliban suicide bomber managed to get past a security checkpoint Wednesday and then blew himself up at the entrance to the Afghan Interior Ministry, killing six police officers on the last day of campaigning in this country’s...
  • Scott Caan bags Shia LaBeouf's vacated role in 'Rock the Kasbah'

    Scott Caan bags Shia LaBeouf's vacated role in 'Rock the Kasbah'
    Shia LaBeouf may be taking his whole "I am not famous anymore" thing seriously. The unpredictable actor, who has recently attempted to distance himself from his own celebrity, has exited the upcoming Bill Murray comedy "Rock the Kasbah," to be...
  • Pakistan's former leader Musharraf indicted on treason charges

    Pakistan's former leader Musharraf indicted on treason charges
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was indicted on treason chargesĀ  on Monday in a bold assertion of authority by Pakistan’s civilian government, which has historically been marginalized by the nation's powerful military....
  • Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears

    Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers dressed as women broke into a private home on Saturday and began firing rocket-propelled grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission, the latest...
  • Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans

    Bin Laden's son-in-law convicted of conspiring to kill Americans
    NEW YORK -- In a quick decision, a jury convicted Osama bin Laden's son-in-law of conspiring to kill Americans in his role as the angry voice of Al Qaeda after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sulaiman abu Ghaith, 48, faces life in prison when he...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law denies speaking for Al Qaeda in a call for jihad

    Bin Laden son-in-law denies speaking for Al Qaeda in a call for jihad
    NEW YORK — A cleric who gave a rousing speech urging jihad against "Jews, Christians and America" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks testified at his terrorism trial Wednesday that he was speaking for Muslims, not for Al Qaeda, even though he...
  • Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents attacked election office

    Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents attacked election office
    KABUL, Afghanistan -– Taliban insurgents opposed to Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential vote stormed an election office in Kabul on Tuesday and killed five people, officials said. The sound of gunfire echoed across Kabul’s Darul Aman...
  • Death toll hits 9 in attack on Kabul luxury hotel

    Death toll hits 9 in attack on Kabul luxury hotel
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan officials Friday raised the death toll in a Taliban assault on a luxury hotel to nine people, including four foreigners, as police investigated a devastating security lapse at one of Kabul’s supposedly safest locations....
  • Four gunmen attack Afghan hotel, wounding two before they're slain

    Four gunmen attack Afghan hotel, wounding two before they're slain
    KABUL, Afghanistan – Four gunmen opened fire late Thursday in a Kabul hotel that caters to foreigners, wounding two employees before police killed the assailants. Sediq Sediqi, spokesman for the Afghan Interior Ministry, said the teenage attackers...