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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 »

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 »

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 »

Kabul car bomb kills at least 80 in diplomatic quarter - Financial Times

A truck bomb ripped through the diplomatic area of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people and wounding hundreds of others in the deadliest attack in the Afghan capital for months. The blast, which took place during rush hour near the German ...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. For years the Afghan capital was an island of relative security in a country battered by a rising tide of violence. The ...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 »

90 killed as massive sewage tanker bomb rips through Afghan capital's diplomatic district - International Business Times UK

Update 7 June: Afghanistan's president said Tuesday (6 June) that last week's suicide truck bombing in the heart of the capital killed more than 150 people, making it the deadliest single attack in the country since the 2001 US-led invasion to topple ...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 »

Kabul bomb: Diplomatic zone attack kills dozens - BBC News

A powerful vehicle bomb has hit the diplomatic area of the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 80 people and injuring 350. It struck near Zanbaq Square in the heavily fortified zone, with civilians said to be the main casualties. The morning rush ...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 »