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  1. Photos of the Day for July 24Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... Santander. (Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images) Afghan men dig graves for victims of a twin suicide attacks, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attacks were carried out during a large demonstration and killed 80 people and left hundreds injured. (Shah ...

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  2. Massoud Hossaini/Associated Press Afghanistan bars public assemblies after attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Boston.com

    Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning Sunday and announced a ban on all public assemblies a day after an Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 80 people who were taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Kabul. The attack was the first Islamic State bombing in Kabul, raising concerns about the reach and capability of the militant group in Afghanistan.

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  3. Anger mounts after Kabul suicide attackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority have begun burying more than 80 people killed in a suicide attack in Kabul with many blaming political leaders for security failures that led to the massacre. Officials said 84 graves were dug into a hillside in the west of Kabul and bodies were brought up throughout Sunday afternoon but, with large public assemblies banned for security reasons, there was no mass funeral.

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  4. Kabul in mourning after deadliest attack in 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    Afghanistan is observing a national day of mourning after at least 80 people were killed and hundreds injured when two suicide bombers attacked a peaceful protest by the Shiite Hazara minority group in the capital Kabul. The attacks were claimed by Islamic State, marking the first attack by ISIS in Kabul and the deadliest since 2001 when the Taliban were toppled from power in a 2001 US-led invasion.

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  5. Afghans say Kabul attack claimed by IS will not stoke sectarian tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Kabul has plunged into mourning following its deadliest attack its 15 years, which killed 80 people and reignited concern the Islamic State group is seeking to expand its foothold in Afghanistan. The news IS is most likely to blame for the twin suicide blasts, targeting Shia minority Hazaras on Saturday, has came as a shock to Afghanistan.

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  6. Attack on Hazaras raises fears of Sunni-Shiite violence in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Men carry the coffin of a victim the day after Saturday's suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Sunday ordered a 10-day ban on public protests after a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed more than 80 people and wounded hundreds at a peaceful demonstration here Saturday.

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  7. After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Commercial

    After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan soldiers.

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  8. IS attack in Kabul a war crime: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    The United Nations described a joint suicide bombing that killed 80 people in Afghanistan as a "war crime," saying those responsible for the attack on a peaceful demonstration will be held accountable. IS claimed responsibility for the bombing in the capital Saturday.

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  9. US condemn attack on Peaceful Demonstration in AfghanistanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    Washington DC: July 24, 2016. Mr. John Kirby, Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs in a press briefing said that United States condemns in the strongest terms the vicious attack today in Kabul that killed dozens of Afghans and wounded many more.

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  10. Ties with Pakistan bigger challenge than combating terror groups: Afghan President Ashraf GhaniRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DNA India

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has hit out at Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists and said having state-to-state ties with the neighbouring country a "bigger challenge" for his government than combating terror groups such as al-Qaeda and Taliban. The Afghan President also said that Kabul was proud of its friendship with India as New Delhi shares Afghanistan's democratic aspirations.

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  11. Deadliest Afghan Attack in 15 Years Shows Islamic State PotencyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    President Ashraf Ghani's claim four months ago to have wiped out Islamic State in Afghanistan was shattered Saturday when the militant group struck the capital, Kabul, the country's deadliest attack in 15 years of war. More than 80 people were killed and another 231 were wounded when suicide bombers triggered two explosions at a rally by hundreds of ethnic Hazaras on Saturday, according to an e-mailed statement via the Afghanistan Interior Ministry.

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  12. Afghanistan: President Obama's VietnamRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    President Barack Obama arriving in Afghanistan on a May 1, 2012, trip to meet with Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Historians still debate whether President John F. Kennedy would have withdrawn U.S. troops from Vietnam had he lived to win re-election in 1964.

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  13. After US president's green light, Afghan forces on the offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... , July 19 photo, an Afghan soldier guards a checkpoint on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)

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  14. Be ready for mines, mullahs: Afghan Scouts rebornRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The China Post

    In his blue cap and green Scouts shirt, 16-year-old Aref Qasemi sits in a room in Kabul with dozens of other boys and girls, his eyes barely making it over the shoulders of his fellow Scouts. Under the dim lights they at first appear like any other giggling Scout troop.

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  15. Afghans in day of mourning after 80 die during peaceful protestRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Relatives and friends inspect shoes and other belongings of those who were killed in a twin suicide attackin Kabul. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

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  16. Afghan Prez Ghani renames blast site Martyrs SquareRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kabul, July 24 : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday announced that the Dehmazang Circle, where the tragic twin blast took place during Saturday's peace protest, would be renamed as Martyrs Square. Ghani ordered the Kabul Municipality to take immediate action in terms of renaming the square, reports the Tolo News.

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  17. Anger, mourning in Afghanistan after Kabul suicide attackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    Afghans begin mass funerals after twin bombs blasts kill at least 80 people and wound more than 230 others, mostly Shi'ites from the Hazara minority who are increasingly angry with the government and their political leaders. Mana Rabiee reports.

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  18. At least 61 demonstrators killed in deadly Kabul blastRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul that killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 200 when it tore through a demonstration by members of the mainly Shia Hazara minority. Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 268-270 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St. , Distr.

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  19. Kabul blasts: Anger, mourning in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | DNA India

    Members of Afghanistan's Hazara minority began the task of burying more than 80 people killed in Saturday's suicide attack in Kabul with many blaming political leaders for security failures that led to the massacre. Officials said 84 graves were dug into a hillside in the west of Kabul and bodies were brought up throughout the afternoon but, with large public assemblies banned for security reasons, there was no mass funeral.

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  20. Inside Islamic State's global network of terrorRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    THEY call it "a message in blood". It is more than two years now since the Islamic State group's propaganda section posted a video message with this sinister title showing the beheading of a Kurdish man.

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