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Local news for Kabul, Afghanistan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

48 min ago | Daily Mail

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48 min ago | ABC 27

Newport man killed in tree-cutting accident

County Coroner Mike Shalonis said the 51-year-old man was cutting down a tree with his son when the tree fell on him.

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48 min ago | ABC 27

Suspect arrested after York Township bank robbery

The PNC Bank at 3405 Rosstown Road in York Township, in the village of Rossville, was robbed shortly before 10 a.m. An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital affiliated with the central Pennsylvania-based charity CURE International Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding two others that ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines

Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital

A major supplier to the oil and gas industry says it will begin disclosing 100 percent of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing fluid, with no exemptions for trade secrets.

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6 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Army report on death of young State Department officer in Afghanistan confirms group was lost

In particular, it confirms this account by McClatchy's Jay Price that the group was lost and on foot when a bomb exploded in the Afghan city of Qalat on April 6, 2013.

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6 hrs ago | Patch.com

U.S. Doctor with Ties to Detroit, Chicago Among Those Killed in Afghan Attack

A Wayne State University graduate who previously practiced in Chicago was one of three American doctors shot and killed Thursday when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a hospital in Kabul Thursday.

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6 hrs ago | WAOW

Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

Remaining chilly the rest of the week with rain likely Wednesday night and Thursday, possibly mixed with some sleet or wet snow at times in far northern Wisconsin.

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11 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Ukraine launches operation against insurgents

A family member says one of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago.

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13 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Chicago doctor among 3 Americans killed in Afghanistan

A pediatrician who worked at a health clinic on the West Side was among three Americans killed Thursday when a security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital funded by a U.S. Christian charity, in the latest of a spate of attacks on foreign civilians in Afghanistan.

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15 hrs ago | TIME.com

Taliban on the Horizon

Re "Waiting for the Taliban" [April 14]: With the U.S. withdrawal in full force, Kabul cannot depend on its own less-than-proficient army and security personnel to cope against the ferocious Taliban.

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17 hrs ago | Detroit News

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.

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18 hrs ago | Voice of America

Security Guard Opens Fire in Kabul Hospital, Kills 3 Americans

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul says three Americans were killed Thursday in an attack at a hospital in the Afghan capital.

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19 hrs ago | AlertNet

Three foreigners killed in attack in Afghan hospital - security sources

Three foreigners were killed on Thursday when a security guard opened fire at an international hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, security sources said, in the latest of a series of attacks against foreign civilians.

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20 hrs ago | ABC News

Afghan Guard Shoots Dead 3 Foreigners in Hospital

Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.

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20 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.

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20 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Afghan guard shoots dead 3 foreigners in hospital

Police in Afghanistan say a security guard has opened fire in a Kabul hospital, killing three foreigners and wounding one other person.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Democracy Comes to Kabul

JERE VAN DYK is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He covered the Afghan-Soviet war in the 1980s for The New York Times .

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The Washington Post

Ex-Afghan warlord may again assume key political role

He was America's ally, a stocky, gray-haired warlord who fought on horseback alongside U.S. Special Forces to overthrow the Taliban government in 2001.

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Newsday

Afghan notebook: First timers

First-time voters boosted turnout when ballots were cast earlier this month and many young people acted as election observers.

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Calgary Journal

Brother honours memory of sister slain in Afghanistan

The brother of a Calgary woman gunned down in a Kabul hotel earlier this month told reporters Thursday that her death was not in vain.

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