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  1. Senior Pakistani consulate official assassinated in Jalalabad: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | Daily Times

    Two gunmen riding a motorcycle sprayed bullets at Nayyar Iqbal Rana, Assistant Private Secretary at the Pakistani consulate, outside his residence, the source said by the phone. "There had been serious threats to Pakistani embassy and consulate officials in Afghanistan and we had taken up the issue with the Afghan authorities.

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  2. The Look: A Mix of Tradition and Trend in KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The New York Times

    "I wasn't really sure what to expect," Loulou d'Aki said. The Swedish photographer, who is based in Athens, has worked extensively in the Middle East.

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  3. Nancy Dupree, American historian who spent decades preserving Afghanistan's heritage, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country has died at a hospital in Kabul. An Afghan government statement said Nancy Hatch Dupree, who first came to Afghanistan in 1962 and spent much of her life collecting and documenting historical artifacts, died Sunday at the age of 90. She amassed a vast collection of books, maps, photographs and even rare recordings of folk music, all now housed at a center she founded at Kabul University.

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  4. US historian who spent decades in Afghanistan dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Daily Journal

    An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country died Sunday. An Afghan government statement said Nancy Hatch Dupree, who first came to Afghanistan in 1962 and spent much of her life collecting and documenting historical artifacts, passed away at a Kabul hospital at the age of 90. She amassed a vast collection of books, maps, photographs and even rare recordings of folk music, all now housed at a center she founded at Kabul University.

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  5. Historian Nancy Hatch Dupree, who spent decades in Afghanistan, dies aged 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | Independent.ie

    An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country has died at the age of 90. An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country has died at the age of 90. An Afghan government statement said Sunday that Nancy Hatch Dupree, who first went to Afghanistan in 1962 and spent much of her life collecting and documenting historical artefacts, died in Kabul overnight.

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  6. In Kabul near the U.S. Embassy explosionRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | UAport

    Photo: TOLOnews Explosion in Kabul No one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast. This morning in the Afghan capital Kabul explosion near the U.S. Embassy.

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  7. One dead in blast near U.S. embassy in KabulRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    Kabul [Afghanistan], August 29 : At least one person has died in an explosion near the United States Embassy in Kabul on Tuesday morning. The number of casualties has not been confirmed so far, however, officials confirmed that eight people have been taken to the Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital, Tolo News reported.

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  8. Blast hits bank in Afghan capital close to U.S. embassyRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2017 | UAport

    Tue 29 Aug 2017 at 09:16 NNA - An explosion hit a bank in an area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday close to the heavily protected U.S. embassy compound, officials said.

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  9. One dead after massive explosion near US embassyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | Daily Star

    An explosion has hit a bank close to the heavily protected building in the Afghan capital of Kabul, according to officials. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the blast occured at the entrance to a Kabul Bank branch, not far from the embassy.

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  10. Explosion near US embassy in central KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | The Times of India

    Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the blast occured at the entrance to a Kabul Bank branch, not far from the embassy. There was no immediate word on casualties.

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  11. Afghanistan's Lies, Myths and LegendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Counterpunch

    It often appears that "true Afghanistan" is not here in Kabul and not in Jalalabad or Heart either; not in the ancient villages, which anxiously cling to the steep mountainsides. Many foreigners and even Afghans are now convinced that the "true" Afghanistan is only what is being shown on the television screens, depicted in magazines, or what is buried deep in the archives and libraries somewhere in London, New York or Paris.

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  12. Afghanistan is Right HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Dissident Voice

    It often appears that "true Afghanistan" is not here in Kabul and not in Jalalabad or Heart either; not in the ancient villages, which anxiously cling to the steep mountainsides. Many foreigners and even Afghans are now convinced that the "true" Afghanistan is only what is being shown on the television screens, depicted in magazines, or what is buried deep in the archives and libraries somewhere in London, New York or Paris.

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  13. Nebraska park rangers connect with Afghan studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    The students from schools in Kabul, Jalalabad and Bamiyan asked about the National Park Service , the economic impact and why people want to see the parks.

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  14. Nebraska park rangers connect with Afghan studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Education Week

    The Star-Herald reports that Park Superintendent Dan Morford, lead interpreter Lesley Gaunt and Chief Ranger Justin Cawiezel were at the Scotts Bluff National Monument on Sunday to give more than 60 Afghan students a virtual tour through an iPad. The students from schools in Kabul, Jalalabad and Bamiyan asked about the National Park Service, the economic impact and why people want to see the parks.

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  15. Accused Taliban and ISIS fighters reveal inside tactics, personal historiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Fox News

    Last summer, as the Islamic holy month of Ramadan was drawing to a close and the Islamic celebration of Eid was about to begin, a Taliban fighter was seen distributing propaganda leaflets in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul on orders from his group's mullahs. He was also attempting to transfer an improvised explosive device that he made himself to another fighter -- the device carefully hidden at the bottom of a basket of eggs.

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