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In one attack in the morning, six civilians, including a teenage girl, were killed and 28 civilians got injured when a bomb attached to a motorbike was detonated in a bazaar in Khwaja Ghar District of northern Takhar province, the Interior Ministry confirmed in a statement.
Afghans work at a new parliament building constructed by an Indian project in Kabul on November 26, 2013 .
After a 28-year career in the Canadian Forces that has taken him to many trouble spots in the world, Major Tim Isberg is familiar with the impact trauma and battle has on local residents.
These are the professors and activists who are, essentially, anti-American in their point of view and who, like President Obama , want a de-militarized and diminished America.
HERAT, Afghanistan: Two Finnish female aid workers were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in western Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the latest killings in a recent spate of attacks on foreigners.
The two belonged to Kerala and arrangements were being made to bring back their bodies, the sources said.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.
Election authorities on Wednesday halted the inspection of about 8 million ballots cast in last month's presidential runoff in Afghanistan, heightening concerns that an already chaotic process to choose the country's new leader could take months to complete.
A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.
The lawyer for a suspected Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany.
In this April 7, 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses in Rome.
I'm here this week to look and see how progress is being made at implementing the agreement that was reached between the two candidates during Secretary Kerry's visit here the weekend before this.
The victims, three from Nepal and one from Peru, were guarding the entrance to buildings in Kabul used by DynCorp within a fortified compound run by the Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan, officials said.
It's one of the more poignant stories in the history of museology: a collection of rare and priceless artefacts from Afghanistan, believed to have been lost to the country's seemingly perennial political conflict, are discovered stashed away in the vaults of the presidential palace in Kabul, untouched and preserved while wars raged on around them.
For the first time, China has come out openly backing Pakistan's Inter-Service Intelligence saying the spy agency could not have been involved in the recent attack on an Indian consulate in Afghanistan.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:49 am
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