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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Kabul

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18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners
Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.
Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people
Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.
Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in ongoing attack
The incident started in the last hour.
Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques
“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.
At least 24 killed in Kabul car bombing
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.
At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul
The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.
At least 64 people killed and 320 wounded as bomb blast rips through Afghan diplomatic quarter
The French and German embassies were damaged in the blast.
"We are stuck inside and very afraid": Militants attack American University in Afghanistan
Many other trapped students were tweeting desperate messages for help.
At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing
The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.
Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port
The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.
Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy
Over 50 people have been killed in the attacks.
Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'
They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.
Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan
NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.
This is the Afghanistan that never makes it into the headlines
These photos show a people trying to carry on with life among the chaos.
Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack
Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.
IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack
A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.
Death by stoning may return as punishment for adultery in Afghanistan
The penalty for married adulterers, as well as 100 lashes by whip for unmarried offenders, appears in a draft revision of the country’s penal code.
How do you deliver mail where the streets have no name?
That’s the very dilemma facing postmen in Kabul, now a city of five million people.
Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base
The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.
Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul
At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.
GALLERY: Incredible photos of Afghanistan before the wars
Dr Bill Podlich took hundreds of photos while working with UNESCO in 1967 and 1968. Here’s what he saw.
Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul
The killing of the American, who worked as a contractor with the Nato command, is the first known insider attack by a woman in Afghanistan.
Obama praises fallen soldier in Afghanistan rescue mission
A U.S. special operations member was killed during the of an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.
Suicide bombing kills at least 6 in central Kabul
Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber has blown himself up near Nato headquarters in Kabul, killing at least 6 people.
Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack
Five people were killed in the gun battle today just outside Kabul while two NATO service members were killed in a separate bomb attack in the south of the country.
Afghan government minister survives roadside bombing
The attack came a day after a suicide bomber killed a prominent Afghan MP. Suicide bombings and roadside attacks are the favoured weapons of the Taliban insurgency.
On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'
The US president was speaking on the day he signed an agreement for the period after US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.
Turkish soldiers killed after helicopter crashes into building
Two girls and 12 soldiers were killed in this morning’s crash.
Taliban vows revenge over US soldier's shooting spree
Threats follow shooting which claimed the lives of 16 Afghan civilians in Kandahar province.
France and Germany withdraw civilian staff from Afghanistan
Germany and France have decided to withdraw civilian staff from Afghanistan, while the UN have also announced it is moving staff from the north of the country.
Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers
A police intelligence officer is thought to be behind the fatal shooting of two senior US Nato officers, as protests continue over the burning of the Qur’an at a US military base almost a week ago.
Two westerners shot dead in Afghanistan protests
The two men, reportedly Americans, were shot at the Afghanistan Interior Ministry in Kabul during the fifth day of rioting over the burning of Qur’ans at a US military base.
Violence erupts after US military burns Qurans in Afghanistan
The US said the burning of Muslim holy books was an accident.
Over 50 killed in suicide bomb attack on Afghan shrine
Worshippers had gathered at the shrine to celebrate the Shiite Muslim holiday of Ashoura when the first of today’s two Afghan explosions struck.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: Michael D Higgins is to be the ninth President of the Republic of Ireland; a woman is arrested over Dublin abduction; and Jimmy Savil passes away at the age of 84.
Thirteen NATO troops and four civilians killed in Kabul blast
The 13 soldiers killed were all American troops. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Six arrested as plot to assassinate Afghan president Hamid Karzai foiled
One of the men arrested was said to be a bodyguard of the Afghan president.