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How badly has Canada failed Afghanistan? - Macleans.ca

Damaged cars are seen after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 31, 2017. (Omar Sobhani/Reuters). For the first time since 2006, Canada's diplomats were reminded just how precarious their position is in Afghanistan. In January of that year, Glyn ...and more »

Deadly Bombing in Kabul Is One of the Afghan War's Worst Strikes - New York Times

KABUL, Afghanistan — A truck bomb devastated a central area of Kabul near the presidential palace and foreign embassies on Wednesday, one of the deadliest strikes in the long Afghan war and a reminder of how the capital itself has become a lethal ...and more »

Death toll rises after Kabul bomb, extensive damage to German embassy - Deutsche Welle

A massive truck bomb has hit Kabul's highly secure diplomatic area, killing at least 90 people and wounding hundreds. The German Embassy was heavily damaged, and Berlin has now postponed deportations to Afghanistan. Error loading player: Could not load ...and more »

Afghan civilians bear brunt of US-led war - CBC.ca

Spring in Kabul — words that conjure up not flowers in bloom but bombs, destruction and death. Spring in Afghanistan means the "spring offensive," now so bloodily rooted in tradition that it's announced via email by the Taliban. This year the ...and more »

Trepidation at the return of the Afghan warlords - Financial Times

As Afghans anticipate an already long-delayed announcement from Washington on the future US policy towards their country, they are the victims of a bloody offensive by the Taliban and a political crisis unfolding in Kabul. Confusion over Afghanistan ...and more »

The Kabul Bombing: Wrenching Scenes of Carnage - New York Times

This article was updated on June 6, 2017, to reflect the increased death toll. Afghan officials updated the death toll of a devastating terror attack in the capital Kabul on May 31, saying 150 people were killed and more than 300 wounded, in a blast ...and more »

UN condemns terrorist attack in Kabul, underscores need to protect civilians - UN News Centre

Condemning the terrorist attack in the Afghan capital, Kabul, United Nations officials, including the Secretary-General and his Special Representative for the country as well as members of the Security Council underscored that all parties to the ...and more »

Massacre in Kabul - L'Osservatore Romano

At least 90 are dead and over 380 injured, according to current estimates, after a suicide bombingin Kabul during rush hour on Wednesday morning, 21 May. As children were on their way to school the explosion rang out in the diplomatic neighbourhood of ...and more »

In Kabul, a massive bombing took its toll on me and a city I love - Washington Post

KABUL — At 6:30 Wednesday morning, I left my cat snoozing on the windowsill and headed off for what promised to be a rare, pleasant departure from the depressing grind of covering warlord politics and insurgent attacks. Two hours later, I was gazing ...and more »

Kabul bomb: 'It felt like an earthquake, then everything came down' - The Guardian

People survey the the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul. Photograph: Hedayatullah Amid/EPA. Elias Naser looked shellshocked standing on the side of the road, a few hundred metres from where the car bomb went off, a bloodstained jacket neatly ...and more »