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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 »

How badly has Canada failed Afghanistan? - Macleans.ca

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 Berry, a veteran foreign affairs official, was killed after a Canadian military convoy was hit by a ...and more »

Kabul bombing: British Government urged to stop deporting asylum seekers to Afghanistan after attack - The Independent

Humanitarian groups are calling on the UK to immediately pause deportations to Afghanistan after at least 90 people were killed and 400 injured in a suicide bombing. The British Government condemned the terror attack in the centre of Kabul – which ...and more »

At least two media workers killed, nine injured in Kabul bombing - CPJ Press Freedom Online

New York, May 31, 2017--At least two media workers were killed and nine others were injured in a massive bomb attack in central Kabul, Afghanistan that also partially destroyed the office of a television station, according to media reports. A powerful ...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 »

Massive blast in the heart of Kabul's diplomatic quarter kills at least 80 - Washington Post

KABUL — A massive blast tore through the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital Wednesday, killing at least 80 people and wounding more than 460, officials said. The devastation left Kabul in shock and underlined the country's security struggles as ...and more »

Sweden won't suspend deportations of Afghan asylum seekers - The Local Sweden

Refugee campaigners called on authorities to stop deportations after at least 80 people were killed in a bomb attack in Kabul a day after Sweden returned a group of failed asylum seekers to Afghanistan. Germany said on Wednesday it had postponed a ...and more »

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

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 folded over his arm. “It's someone else's blood,” he said, eyeing an entrance to the hospital, waiting ...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 »

Germany suspends deportations to Afghanistan following Kabul attack - The Independent

Germany has temporarily suspended deportation flights to Afghanistan following an explosion that killed at least 80 people and injured more than 350 in the Afghan capital Kabul. A German official confirmed there would no collective deportations to the ...and more »