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Defense Secretary Panetta arrives in Kabul to assess U.S. pullout pace

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in Kabul Wednesday afternoon to take stock of the war as the Obama administration weighs how quickly to draw down troops over the next two years. The trip, likely his last official visit to the war zone, will give Panetta a chance to consult with U.S. commanders and Afghan President Hamid Karzai about the future U.S. role here as the decade-long war comes to an end.


Obama swoops into Afghanistan on bin Laden death anniversary

President Barack Obama marked the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death with a speedy trip to Afghanistan, signing a strategic pact with Kabul on Wednesday and delivering an election-year message to Americans that the war is winding down.


Multiple attacks on Kabul, Taliban claims "spring offensive"

Gunmen launched multiple attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, assaulting Western embassies in the heavily guarded, central diplomatic area and at the parliament in the west.


NATO: 13 troops killed in Afghan suicide bombing

NATO says 13 service members have been killed in a suicide car bombing in Kabul.


2 die in U.S. Embassy attack in Kabul

An Afghan employee killed a U.S. citizen and wounded another at an annex of the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, a spokesman said Monday.


Taliban says it attacked UK, UN offices in Kabul

Taliban bombers attacked offices belonging to the British Council and the United Nations in the center of the Afghan capital Friday. At least three people were killed, police said.


Panetta Says Defeat of Al Qaeda ‘Within Reach’

Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, who arrived in Kabul on Saturday, also said the American focus had narrowed to capturing or killing key leaders of the terrorist group in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen.


Blast ahead of Afghan summit

Blast ahead of Afghan  summit

A suicide bomber blew himself up in downtown Kabul on Sunday killing, three Afghans and raising fears about the prospect of further attacks in the capital as senior diplomats from dozens of nations are scheduled to arrive for an international conference on Tuesday.

Senh: Sometimes I wonder whether or not I should continue putting up these kinds of news regarding the middle east. There are attacks by suicide bombers everyday in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan.


Huge explosions shake Kabul

A huge explosion shook Afghanistan early Friday.


Officials: Death toll of Afghan avalanches reaches 157

Officials: Death toll of Afghan avalanches reaches 157

The death toll from massive avalanches that blocked a mountain pass north of Kabul soared to 157, as hundreds more remained trapped ...


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