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  • Journalist killed, one wounded by Afghan policeman

    Journalist killed, one wounded by Afghan policeman
    A veteran Associated Press photographer who had covered wars around the world was shot dead and another reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan, the news agency said. The attack took place on...
  • Afghan police officer kills Western journalist in Khowst province

    KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan police officer turned his weapon on two Western journalists Friday, killing one and wounding the other inside a security forces compound in eastern Afghanistan on the eve of the country's closely watched presidential...
  • Don't risk the mission in Afghanistan

    The following editorial appeared in the Kansas City Star on Friday, April 4: Saturday, the Afghan people will elect a new president likely in the face of widespread intimidation and violence. The Taliban recently launched a string of attacks on...
  • Afghan presidential vote may be different this time

    Afghan presidential vote may be different this time
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The last time Abdullah Abdullah ran for president of Afghanistan the election devolved into a bloody farce. Votes cast in some areas in 2009 exceeded the number of voters. One in 5 ballots nationwide was tossed out because...
  • Suicide blast at Afghan Interior Ministry kills 6 police officers

    Suicide blast at Afghan Interior Ministry kills 6 police officers
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A Taliban suicide bomber managed to get past a security checkpoint Wednesday and then blew himself up at the entrance to the Afghan Interior Ministry, killing six police officers on the last day of campaigning in this country’s...
  • Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears

    Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers dressed as women broke into a private home on Saturday and began firing rocket-propelled grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission, the latest...
  • In Afghanistan election, three plausible presidents

    In Afghanistan election, three plausible presidents
    Negative early headlines about Afghanistan's April 5 presidential election are easy to imagine. Some candidates are already trying to foster a simplified view among Westerners that they can fail to make the likely second-round runoff only if there is...
  • Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents attacked election office

    KABUL, Afghanistan -– Taliban insurgents opposed to Afghanistan’s upcoming presidential vote stormed an election office in Kabul on Tuesday and killed five people, officials said. The sound of gunfire echoed across Kabul’s Darul Aman...
  • PASSINGS: Mohammad Qasim Fahim, Ted Bergmann, Melba Hernandez

    Mohammad Qasim Fahim Influential Afghan vice president Influential Afghan Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim, 57, a leading commander in the alliance that fought the Taliban who was later accused with other warlords of targeting civilian areas during...
  • Taliban threatens to attack presidential election in Afghanistan

    Taliban threatens to attack presidential election in Afghanistan
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban threatened to attack next month’s presidential election in Afghanistan, calling on its followers “to use all force” in targeting poll workers and political activists and to disrupt balloting. “We...
  • U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops

    U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops
    KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military offered its condolences Thursday after an airstrike on an Afghan army outpost mistakenly killed five Afghan soldiers and injured at least seven. The predawn strike in eastern Afghanistan's Logar province,...
  • U.S. airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghan soldiers

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A U.S. airstrike hit an Afghan army outpost early Thursday morning, killing five Afghan soldiers and injuring seven others, U.S. and Afghan officials said. Officials in the Charkh district of eastern Logar province, where the...