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3 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo
The officer is partway through a nine-month tour working as a female company commander's mentor in the newly opened Afghanistan National Army Officer Academy in Qargha, Western Kabul.
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5 hrs ago | PakTribune
KABUL: An accidental explosion in an arms depot shook central Kabul on Thursday, with Afghan officials moving quickly to allay fears of an attack on the city that has often been targeted by militants.
Journalist Mellissa Fung, who was abducted in 2008 in Kabul, Afghanistan, and held hostage, recently returned to the city, five years after the attack.
Shown here are G222 aircraft sitting on an airfield at Kabul International Airport.
An explosion that took place in the arms depot of the Afghan National Directorate of Security in Kabul on Thursday was set off by mistake, authorities said The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan tweeted that its headquarters is "all clear" and "resuming normal operations."
Thirty-seven Canadian police officers serving in Afghanistan were recognized for their service during a medal presentation held at the Canadian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.
No one was hurt in the explosion. Gen. Farid Shamal, deputy spokesman for the National Directorate of Security, says the bomb was part of a weapons cache that was seized from insurgents.
An accidental detonation of explosives stored in an Afghan facility beside the U.S. embassy in Kabul sparked a brief panic early on Thursday, triggering concerns of an attack, but no immediate reports of casualties.
Soldiers guard the site where a Taliban suicide bomber detonated a car bomb earlier this week near the Kabul airport A large explosion outside NATO's International Security Assistance Force headquarters rocked central Kabul on Thursday, Agence France-Presse reported.
Charles Randolph Wright's powerful Love In Afghanistan examines many of the complicated issues facing young Afghan women.
When Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a formal end to the ADF's commitment in Afghanistan during a whistle-stop trip to Tarin Kowt on October 28, 2013, he observed that ''Australia's longest war is ending, not with victory, not with defeat, but with, we hope, an Afghanistan that is better for our presence here''.
Chris Montes and his fellow volunteer rescuers first saw what looked to be children's footprints in the snow.
KABUL: A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops near the international airport in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday, a military official said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
The Afghan Interior Ministry says a car bomb has exploded near a gate used by NATO troops in the northern section of the Kabul airport.