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Afghan firefighters work at the site of a bombingh attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. A roadside bomb exploded in Afghanistan's capital Sunday, killing at least a few people in a vehicle, the latest attack to take place even as government negotiators are in Qatar to resume peace talks with the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Afghan officials: Taliban attacks, violence kills dozens

Jan. 19, 2021 6:26 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A wave of Taliban attacks and violence has killed dozens across Afghanistan, even as talks are underway between the government and the insurgents in Qatar, officials said Tuesday. A statement from the defense ministry said four army soldiers were killed late Monday night in...

An Afghan man sweeps blood after Gunmen fired in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court and wounding the driver, a court official said. It was the latest attack in the Afghan capital during peace talks between Taliban and Afghan government officials in Qatar. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital

Jan. 17, 2021 3:02 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court and wounding the driver, a court official said. It was the latest attack in the Afghan capital during peace talks between Taliban and Afghan government officials in...

Covered bodies of civilians lie in the back of a vehicle in front of the Helmand Provincial Government Office in Lashkar Gah, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Officials said separate attacks in Afghanistan have left over 20 civilians and security forces dead, even as Afghan negotiators were in Qatar to resume talks with the Taliban aimed at finding an end to decades of conflict. In southern Helmand province, on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, casualties included children and women in a suspected airstrike late Wednesday, according to Attaullah Afghan, head of the provincial council. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)

Officials: Attacks around Afghanistan kill at least 23

Jan. 7, 2021 6:16 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Attacks in Afghanistan left at least 23 civilians and security forces dead, officials said Thursday, even as Afghan negotiators were in Qatar to resume talks with the Taliban aimed at finding an end to decades of conflict. In southern Uruzgan province, a suicide car bomber...

Gunmen kill prominent journalist in western Afghanistan

Jan. 1, 2021 10:53 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan journalist and human rights activist was shot and killed on Friday by unidentified gunmen in western Afghanistan, the fifth journalist to be killed in the war-ravaged country in the past two months, a provincial spokesman said. Bismillah Adil Aimaq was on the road near...

Afghan army: 2 officers killed by roadside bomb in north

Dec. 25, 2020 5:43 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least two Afghan army officers including a battalion commander were killed Friday when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in the northern Balkh province, the military said. Hanif Rezaie, a spokesman for the army in the country's north, said Capt. Mohammad Qasim Paikar and...

Afghan Journalist Rahmatullah Nikzad poses for photograph in Kabul, Afghanistan, July 29, 2019. Nikzad , a prominent local journalist was shot dead by unknown assailants in Afghanistan's central Ghazni province on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020. He was the fourth journalist to be killed in the war-ravaged nation in just two months. Afghanistan is considered one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Afghan officials: Local journalist killed in Ghazni province

Dec. 21, 2020 9:34 PM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A prominent local journalist was shot dead by unknown assailants in Afghanistan's central Ghazni province on Monday — the fourth to be killed in the war-ravaged nation in just two months. Afghanistan is considered one of the world's most dangerous countries for journalists....

Official: Rickshaw bomb kills 15 kids in eastern Afghanistan

Dec. 18, 2020 8:46 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb rigged to a rickshaw killed at least 15 children and wounded 20 others in a Taliban-controlled area in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, a provincial official said, as violence in the war-weary country continued to surge. The bomb went off after a man driving a motorized...

In this photo provided by Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, head of a Taliban political team, arrive with other members of their delegations at the Foreign Ministry for talks, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. A Taliban team, led by the co-founder of the insurgent movement, arrived for talks with Pakistani government leaders amid growing calls for a reduction in violence in neighboring Afghanistan. (Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via AP)

Taliban team in Pakistan as calls grow for Afghan cease-fire

Dec. 16, 2020 12:34 PM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Taliban team, led by the co-founder of the insurgent movement, arrived Wednesday in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani government leaders amid growing calls for a reduction in violence in neighboring Afghanistan. The visit came as the Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks in Afghanistan,...

Bodies of people killed in a explosion lie in a hospital morgue in Bamyan province, northwest of Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has exploded in central Afghanistan, killing and injuring tens of people. The attack Tuesday comes as government negotiators and the Taliban meet to find an end to decades of war. (AP Photo)

Officials: Roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan kills 14

Nov. 24, 2020 11:33 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Roadside bombs exploded in central Afghanistan on Tuesday killing at least 13 civilians and a traffic policeman, officials said, even as government negotiators and the Taliban meet to try to end decades of war. Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said 45 people were...