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Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan

Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan

Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan Agencies KABUL: An explosion hit a bank in an area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday close to the heavily protected US embassy compound, officials said. “An explosion has happened near Massoud Square in Kabul. We have no more details yet,” Najib Danish, a spokesperson for Afghanistan’s interior […]

Kidnappings blight war-scarred Kabul city

Kidnappings blight war-scarred Kabul city

Kidnappings blight war-scarred Kabul city AFP Afghan money changers count banknotes in the courtyard of the currency exchange Sarayee Shahzada market in Kabul.─AFP The bruises, scabs and chain markings have long faded but Haji Ghulam is still visibly traumatised by his month-long abduction, one of dozens of victims of a violent crime surge that has […]