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Stories with place: Kabul
  • Abdullah, Ghani lead in partial Afghan vote tally 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 3:58 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Two clear front-runners emerged in Afghanistan's presidential election as partial results released Sunday showed a tight race that increasingly appears destined for a runoff vote.

  • Afghan probe begins in attack on AP journalists 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 3:41 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after he was transferred by helicopter to the capital - a rare case in which an Afghan officer or soldier who shot a foreigner was captured alive.

  • AP reporter in stable condition in Afghanistan 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 4:40 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - An Associated Press correspondent shot and wounded while covering preparations for elections in Afghanistan was in stable condition Saturday and receiving medical treatment at a military hospital in Kabul.

  • AP photographer killed, reporter wounded 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:02 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - An Afghan police commander opened fire Friday on two Associated Press journalists, killing Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran correspondent Kathy Gannon - the first known case of a security insider attacking journalists in Afghanistan.

  • Wounded AP correspondent chronicles Afghan unrest 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 1:26 pm
  • Associated Press correspondent Kathy Gannon, wounded Friday in a shooting that killed an AP photographer, has reported on Afghanistan for nearly three decades, chronicling the country from the Soviet occupation to the fall of the Taliban to the current presidential election and the coming withdrawal of foreign troops.

  • Afghan election could reset US-Kabul relations 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:08 pm
  • WASHINGTON - While many Americans have given up hope that Afghanistan can ever prosper in peace, tens of thousands of Afghans are flocking to campaign rallies ahead of Saturday's presidential election.

  • Afghans line up for last-minute voter registration 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 1:00 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans lined up by the hundreds Tuesday up in a last-minute rush to register for voting cards, a sign that interest in national elections is high despite fears of violence.

  • US seeking buyers for old military equipment 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:18 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - The United States is trying to sell or dispose of billions of dollars in military hardware, including sophisticated and highly specialized mine resistant vehicles as it packs up to leave Afghanistan after 13 years of war, officials said Monday.

  • Mixed legacy for Karzai as Afghan president 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 11:29 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans go to the polls next weekend to choose a new president, and that in itself may one day be considered Hamid Karzai's greatest achievement.

  • In Afghan race, wooing votes with ethnic strongmen 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:13 am
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - On the edge of a Kabul neighborhood dominated by members of Afghanistan's ethnic Hazara minority, an election poster of presidential candidate Abdul Rasoul Sayyaf is damaged - partially scraped away by someone trying to remove it.

  • US senator wants decision on Afghan troop levels 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 4:40 pm
  • KABUL, Afghanistan - A U.S. senator leading a bipartisan delegation to Afghanistan called on President Barack Obama Saturday to announce a decision on his plans for future troop levels in the country on the assumption a much-delayed security pact eventually will be signed with Kabul.