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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 »

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 »

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 »

Nuremberg court frees young Afghan arrested ahead of deportation - Deutsche Welle

A Nuremberg court has freed a 20-year-old Afghan being held in custody while awaiting deportation. His arrest was resisted by 300 fellow students, but it remains unclear whether he will be allowed to stay in Germany. Deutschland Nürnberg - Von ...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 »

Massive blast rocks Kabul diplomatic quarter; 90 killed, 300 wounded - DAWN.com

Afghan men provide assistance to the wounded at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul. —AFP. Security forces arrive at the site of a car bomb attack in Kabul. —AFP. A victim is carried away on a stretcher at the site of the bombing.— AFP. Afghan ...and more »

Kabul Bombing a Tragic Reminder of the Deteriorating Security Situation in Afghanistan - TIME

Kabul's streets were once again smeared with blood on Wednesday morning, as a powerful bomb exploded in the center of the Afghan capital, killing at least 90 people and wounding more than 400 in a devastating attack near the Presidential palace and ...and more »