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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Kabul: at least 90 killed by massive car bomb in diplomatic quarter - The Guardian

A massive explosion in a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul has killed at least 90 people and wounded more than 461, Afghan officials have said. The attack is the deadliest in the Afghan capital since an Isis suicide bomber killed nearly 100 people ...and more »

Why deadly Kabul bombing is crisis for all of Afghanistan - The Guardian

More than 80 people were killed and over 350 injured in an explosion in Kabul on Wednesday. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Afghanistan. Why deadly Kabul bombing is crisis for all of Afghanistan. Rise in attacks on Kabul after years of city's ...and more »

BBC driver killed and four journalists injured in ISIS car bomb attack in Kabul that leaves 80 dead - Mirror.co.uk

A BBC driver is among 80 people killed in a ISIS car bomb attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Mohammed Nazir was driving colleagues to their office when they were hit by the blast - which Islamic State claimed responsibility for this afternoon. Four ...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 »

Afghanistan: sent back to a war zone - Deutsche Welle

Germany is sending back ever greater numbers of Afghans. In the first two months of this year Germany denied more than half of all asylum applications. Sandra Petersmann spoke with deportees in their war torn home. Afghanistan Anschlag auf Nato-Konvoi ...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 »