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US troop pullout will leave behind an uncertain Afghanistan

Apr. 15, 2021 10:57 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 appears to strip the Taliban and the Afghan government of considerable leverage and could ramp up pressure on them to reach a peace deal. ...

Car bomb kills 3 in Afghanistan, 10 troops killed in north

Apr. 13, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bombing killed at least three civilians in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, and at least 10 security troops were killed in the country's north. Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said the suicide car...

Afghan group probes reports of 20 civilians killed in Khost

Mar. 29, 2021 05:46 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A human rights group in Afghanistan said Monday it was probing a shooting last week in which CIA-trained Afghan forces reportedly killed 20 civilians during an anti-Taliban operation in eastern Khost province. The development comes as...

Afghan official: Gunmen fire at university bus, killing 2

Mar. 18, 2021 14:14 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at a minibus belonging to a university in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least two people and wounding six, a provincial official said. Jawed Basharat, spokesman for the police chief in Baghlan province, said a...

Afghan policewoman hurt, husband dies in targeted attack

Mar. 07, 2021 09:23 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The former head of women police in a southern Afghanistan province was seriously wounded and her husband — also a police officer — was killed Sunday in an attack by unidentified gunmen, provincial officials said. Omer Zwak, spokesman for...

New killings deepen Afghan journalists' assassination fears

Mar. 03, 2021 13:07 PM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — It was Mursal Wahidi’s dream job, landed right after finishing her studies in journalism — working at a local TV station in her home city in eastern Afghanistan. This week, the 21-year-old left the office for the day and walked home. She...

Three women media workers shot dead in eastern Afghanistan

Mar. 02, 2021 11:07 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three women who worked for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan were gunned down Tuesday in separate attacks, the news editor of the privately owned station said. Shokrullah Pasoon, of Enikass Radio and TV in Jalalabad, said one...

Officials: Attack targets Afghan reporter's family, kills 3

Feb. 26, 2021 07:15 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three family members of an assassinated journalist in western Afghanistan have been killed by gunmen, local officials said Friday, amid a rising wave of attacks targeting journalists and civil society actors. Ghor provincial council member...