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Two Afghan journalists killed in attack on radio station – officials

Feb 07, 2019 - 8:07 AM

The pair are gunned down inside the studios of Radio Hamsada, a private broadcaster based in Taloqan

At least 65 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan intel base

Jan 22, 2019 - 11:53 PM

The attack on January 21 in central Wardak province targeted an intelligence training facility, officials have said, meaning information remains difficult to independently verify

DEADLY ATTACK. An Afghan military vehicle is seen near the attack site after a car bomb detonated on a military base in Maidan Sharar in Wardak province on January 21, 2019. Photo by STR / AFP)

Blast at Afghan voter registration center kills 13 – health official

May 06, 2018 - 9:03 PM

(UPDATED) The assault, the latest in a series of attacks on voter registration centers, is likely to deter more people from signing up for the long-delayed parliamentary and district council elections

10 journalists among dozens killed in Afghan attacks

May 01, 2018 - 10:06 AM

Reporters Without Borders calls it the most lethal single attack on the media since the fall of the Taliban

AFGHAN ATTACKS. Relatives and friends of Agence France Presse (AFP) Afghanistan Chief Photographer Shah Marai Faizi, including his AFP photographer colleague Wakil Kohsar (R) carry Marai's coffin before his burial in Gul Dara, Kabul on April 30, 2018, after his death in the second of two bombings that occurred in the Afghan capital. Photo by Andrew Quilty/AFP

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 71 in attacks on Afghan security forces

Oct 17, 2017 - 4:26 PM

(UPDATED) The Taliban claims the more deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack on police in the southeast city of Gardez in Paktia province

AFGHANISTAN ATTACK. Wounded Afghan men receive treatment at a hospital after a suicide attack in Gardez, capital of Paktia province, on October 17, 2017. Photo by Farid Zahir/AFP

ISIS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul

Jul 31, 2017 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED All the attackers had been killed and the compound secured roughly 4 hours after the assault began Afghanistan s interior ministry says

KABUL ATTACK. Afghan security forces look on near the site of an ongoing attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul on July 31, 2017. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/ AFP

American University of Afghanistan in Kabul attacked

Aug 25, 2016 - 12:03 AM

UPDATED No group has yet to claim responsibility for the attack which comes as the Taliban step up their summer fighting season against the Western backed Kabul government

'Up to God to punish homosexuals': Orlando killer's father

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The father of the gunman behind the Florida massacre voices sadness that his son took it upon himself to attack the gay community saying it was up to God to punish homosexuals

MOURNING. Sister Leiya watches the 2016 Gay Pride Parade in West Hollywood, California on June 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Ralston / AFP

Suicide attack at Afghan funeral kills nine: police

Dec 01, 2014 - 8:45 PM

The blast follows a series of attacks in the capital which heightened concerns that Afghanistan could tip into violence as the US led military presence declines