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Blast kills, wounds 10 in Kabul

Jun 11 2013, 8:48am CDT | by

Kabul, June 11 (IANS) A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

Kabul, June 11 — A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said. The blast took place on a road leading to the Kabul...

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Blast kills, wounds 10 in Kabul

Jun 11 2013, 8:48am CDT | by

Kabul, June 11 (IANS) A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

Kabul, June 11 — A powerful blast rocked the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday afternoon killing and injuring around 10 people, an official said.

The blast took place on a road leading to the Kabul international airport, Xinhua reported. Most of the dead and injured were civilians.

An eyewitness called it a suicide attack and said it happened next to the Supreme Court building.

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has decided to drop his tribal name of Ahmadzai and has asked all government departments and media to use his family name only. A letter was sent last week by the Presidential Palace's administrative affairs office to all government departments telling them to drop "Ahmadzai" from official documentation, deputy palace spokesman Fayeq Wahidi said. The president had signed the letter, he said. The Ahmadzai ...
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In the Loop: In the Loop: $20 million down the drain in Kabul

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Loop fans won’t be shocked by this, but it seems the State Department paid the Al Watan Construction Co. (AWCC) in Kabul nearly $20 million to renovate an overcrowded 41-year-old prison “even though AWCC only completed about 50 percent of the required work,” according to a new inspector ...
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Muslim cleric jailed for raping 11-year-old girl

Oct 28 2014 4:38pm CDT | Source: WND

(ALMUBASSIR) — KABUL — An Afghan cleric has been jailed for 20 years for raping an 11-year old girl, her lawyer and activists said Sunday, after the child confronted her attacker in court despite fierce family opposition. Activists said the girl appeared in court after being taken to a women’s shelter for safety from some members of her own family, who had threatened to kill her for bringing “dishonour” on them. The sentence, passed by a court in Kabul on ...
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In the Loop: Another $20 million down the drain in Kabul. Nothing to see here.

Oct 28 2014 11:34am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Loop Fans won’t be shocked by this, but it seems that the State Department paid the Al-Watan Construction Co. (AWCC) in Kabul nearly $20 million to renovate a 41-year-old, overcrowded prison “even though AWCC only completed about 50 percent of the required work,” according to a new inspector ...
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1. Never invade Afghanistan This was Britain's fourth war in Afghanistan - and really the lesson should have been learned after the first one in 1842 when at least 16,000 British servicemen, women, children were butchered, froze to death, or were captured on the ignominious retreat from Kabul. The point about the Afghans - and if the British imperial experience didn't remind us of this, the more recent Soviet one shou ...
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Afghans allege NATO airstrike kills 7 civilians

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of Afghan villagers protested Monday over their allegation that a NATO airstrike killed seven civ ...
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