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# Kabul

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One American killed, and another injured, in Kabul embassy attack
An annex of the US Embassy in Kabul, used by the CIA, is attacked by an Afghan employee with no apparent motive.
Suicide bomber kills head of Afghan peace council
Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani was killed when a militant detonated explosives at his home in Kabul.
Kabul attack ends after 20 hours and leaves 27 dead
The US ambassador to Afghanistan blamed the Pakistani-based Haqqani network for the coordinated attack against the American Embassy and NATO headquarters in the heart of Kabul.
Taliban claims responsibility for attack on embassies in Kabul
The Taliban claims responsibility for blasts in downtown Kabul, as US Black Hawk aircraft enter to patrol the area.
Watch: Suicide bombings target British Council compound in Kabul
The blasts occurred in the early hours of Afghan Independence Day, marking Afghanistan’s full independence from Britain in 1919.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In Thursday’s Fix: Claims of a gunman at Virginia Tech, Gardaí unveil jewellery haul, and see the earth attempt to swallow a truck whole…
Diplomatic wrangling over US embassy's cat problem in Kabul
The US embassy in Afghanistan is home to up to 30 feral cats – and diplomats are at odds over how to deal with them.
Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service
Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.
Afghan police 'ran away' from attack on Kabul hotel
A witness describes how police fled from the deadly attack on a Kabul hotel that has shaken public confidence in the ability of Afghan security forces to takeover from the US.
Ten killed as suicide bombers storm landmark Kabul hotel
The Taliban attackers, who were armed with machine guns and grenades, were said to be breaking down doors and “taking guests out of their rooms one by one.”
Death toll from Afghan blast revised down to 35
The Taliban denied responsibility for the blast.
Six dead after suicide bomber strikes tent filled with medical students in Afghanistan
The Taliban said it was targeting foreign trainers and Afghan doctors who work with them.
Nine dead after Afghan officer opens fire at Kabul airport
Nine American citizens have been killed after a veteran Afghan military pilot opened fire at Kabul airport today.
Afghan pilot kills NATO soldiers in gun attack
Afghan officer who had been a military pilot for 20 years turned on his coalition colleagues after an argument.
Hotel and shopping centre targetted in Kabul blast
Three killed in suicide bomb attack in Afghan capital today.
Nine die on route to wedding in Afghanistan
A roadside bomb has killed nine civilians, including one child, who were travelling to a wedding north of Kabul.
Afghan bus struck by roadside bomb