World | Reuters | Thursday November 27, 2014
An explosion shook houses in the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital on Thursday evening and was followed by heavy gunfire that could still be heard an hour later, according to Reuters witnesses and security officials.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 25, 2014
A large explosion shook houses in Afghanistan's capital today, a Reuters witness said, but it was so far unclear what had caused the blast and whether there were any casualties.
World | Azam Ahmed, The New York Times | Sunday November 23, 2014
The explosion ripped through the floor of the Humvee, tearing a hole in the armored vehicle and injuring the district governor. The crack of Taliban gunfire followed.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 18, 2014
A powerful explosion rocked Afghanistan's capital early on Tuesday, sending a plume of black smoke over the city just after dawn.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 6, 2014
Afghan presidential election front-runner Abdullah Abdullah said he had escaped an assassination attempt on Friday when an explosion hit his campaign motorcade in Kabul, just days ahead of a hotly-contested run-off election.
World | Associated Press | Monday February 10, 2014
An explosion struck near a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital on Monday, drawing American troops to the scene, although the international coalition could not confirm whether it was the intended target of the attack.
World | Reuters | Saturday January 18, 2014
A Taliban suicide bomber and gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital on Friday evening, killing up to 21 people including four United Nations staff and the IMF's top representative in Afghanistan.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 16, 2013
At least nine tankers carrying fuel for NATO troops in Afghanistan were destroyed after an explosion in one of the vehicles triggered a huge fire in southwest Pakistan late Sunday, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 9, 2013
A Taliban bomb in western Afghanistan on Tuesday killed 12 women, four children and one man travelling in a three-wheel minivan, officials said, adding that at least seven other passengers were wounded.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 7, 2013
In a discreet laboratory in Kabul, a French military officer scans a long list of telephone numbers scrolling down a computer screen. "This is the call that triggered the explosion," he says, pointing.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 2, 2013
Militants blew up a suicide car bomb at the gate to a NATO compound in Kabul early on Tuesday and attacked guards with small-arms fire, killing four guards and two civilians, police said. All four suicide attackers were also killed.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Explosions and gunfire erupted in Kabul on Tuesday, with police confirming a militant attack in the centre of the Afghan capital but unable to give further details.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 18, 2013
A large explosion has been heard in the Afghan capital today as the international military coalition hands over security responsibility to the nascent national army and police.
World | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Friday May 24, 2013
Several large explosions hit the centre of Kabul on Friday, with Afghan police and the NATO-led international coalition unable to confirm the cause.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday April 3, 2013
A huge explosion ripped through a governor's compound, followed by a gunbattle with Taliban gunmen today in western Afghanistan, officials said.
World | Reuters | Wednesday January 16, 2013
A car bomb exploded in front of the gates of the Afghan intelligence agency on Wednesday, Reuters witnesses said, near heavily barricaded government buildings and Western embassies.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 21, 2012
An explosion was heard in Kabul on Wednesday, prompting the United States embassy to sound its "duck and cover" alarm.
World | Associated Press | Friday October 19, 2012
An explosion from a roadside bomb tore into a minibus carrying people to a wedding in northern Afghanistan on Friday, leaving 19 dead and 16 wounded, authorities said.
World | Reuters | Monday April 16, 2012
Heavy street fighting between militants and security forces in the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul ended on Monday after 18 hours of intense gunfire, rocket attacks and explosions, police and government officials said.
World | Associated Press | Sunday April 15, 2012
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks across the Afghan capital and at least three eastern provinces on Sunday, targeting NATO bases, parliament and foreign embassies in a complex assault that shows the insurgents can still penetrate A...