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Stories with place: Kabul
  • Afghan artist paints Kabul's walls of war to help heal city story has photos
    Updated: Sep-04-15 3:23 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - A city at war, the Afghan capital is among the ugliest in the world.

  • Afghan Taliban offer leader's biography amid power struggle story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 5:02 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Defying warnings from Washington and the fury of Afghanistan's government, Pakistani authorities are turning a blind eye to a meeting of hundreds of Taliban supporters in a city near the Afghan border aimed at resolving a dispute over the group's leadership following the death of figurehead Mullah Mohammad Omar.

  • Afghan airfields built for war seen as economic hubs 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 2:07 am

    KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - It is a striking vision for a country torn to pieces by war and jihadi insurrection: a series of airports, built by NATO to fight the Taliban, are being handed over to the Afghan government in a civil aviation upgrade that optimists hope will fuel not only regional trade but even tourism.

  • Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia story has photos
    Updated: Aug-22-15 3:02 pm

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia - Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from entering Macedonia from Greece. Police fired stun grenades and dozens of people were injured in the border clashes.

  • Afghan ties with Pakistan sour as Taliban gain strength story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 4:29 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - One of the world's testier strategic relationships is deteriorating by the day as Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of meddling in its affairs and prolonging a 14-year war by aiding Taliban militants in a cynical quest for influence.

  • Afghan police: German national kidnapped in Kabul 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 5:40 am

    KABUL, Afghanistan - A German woman was kidnapped in Kabul on Monday by armed assailants, a senior Afghan police official said.

  • Hamid Gul, a Pakistan spy master tied to militants, dies story has photos
    Updated: Aug-16-15 2:53 pm

    ISLAMABAD - Hamid Gul, who led Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence agency as it funneled U.S. and Saudi cash and weapons to Afghan jihadis fighting against the Soviets and later publicly supported Islamic militants, died late Saturday of a brain hemorrhage. He was 78.

  • Afghan officials in Pakistan to discuss peace efforts story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 12:56 pm

    ISLAMABAD - A high-level Afghan delegation arrived in Pakistan on Thursday to discuss security cooperation and peace efforts after Afghanistan's president said Pakistan was involved in a spate of devastating Taliban attacks that rocked Kabul last week, killing dozens of people.

  • Pakistani minister says Mullah Omar didn't die in Pakistan 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 10:38 am

    ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's defense minister says the former head of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mohammad Omar, did not die in Pakistan as Kabul announced last week.

  • Police say truck bomb in Kabul kills 7 people, wounds 400 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 10:55 pm

    KABUL, Afghanistan - A bomb hidden in a truck exploded in the center of the Afghan capital, killing seven people and wounding about 400, police and health officials said Friday.