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From TheJournal.ie Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding Kabul

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

From TheJournal.ie 'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target Investigation This post contains videos

'Totally unacceptable': British soldiers shown shooting at Jeremy Corbyn target

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan Surprise Move

'If you're the Taliban, Christmas has come early': Trump under fire as he orders major military withdrawal from Afghanistan

The move stunned officials in Kabul who are involved in an intensifying push to end the 17-year conflict.

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing Religious Leaders

'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing

The attack targeted a religious celebration in the Afghan capital.

From TheJournal.ie Ten journalists, including AFP photographer and BBC reporter, killed in Afghanistan attacks Kabul

Ten journalists, including AFP photographer and BBC reporter, killed in Afghanistan attacks

A double suicide blast in Kabul killed 25 people early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57 Islamic State

'I don't know where my daughters are': Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

A wounded man in a hospital bed wept saying: “I don’t know where my daughters are. God damn the attackers!”

From TheJournal.ie Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan Bombings

Over 20 killed in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Five killed as gunmen storm Kabul military academy in IS-claimed attack Afghanistan

Five killed as gunmen storm Kabul military academy in IS-claimed attack

Five people were killed and ten wounded in what’s been the third major attack in the city in several days.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday Kabul

Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday

The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.

From TheJournal.ie 'A massacre': Ambulance bomb kills at least 90 people and wounds 151 in Kabul Afghanistan

'A massacre': Ambulance bomb kills at least 90 people and wounds 151 in Kabul

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'Pray for me. I may die': Kabul hotel guest's plea during siege Afghanistan

'Pray for me. I may die': Kabul hotel guest's plea during siege

At least 18 people were killed, including 14 foreigners, in the 12-hour ordeal.

From TheJournal.ie 18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners Hostage

18 people killed in Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack, including 14 foreigners

Afghan security forces killed all six attackers during the night-time siege.

From TheJournal.ie Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people Shiite Cultural Centre

Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people

Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.

From TheJournal.ie Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in ongoing attack Ongoing Attack

Gunmen storm Kabul TV station in ongoing attack

The incident started in the last hour.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques Kabul

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques

“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.

From TheJournal.ie At least 24 killed in Kabul car bombing Taliban

At least 24 killed in Kabul car bombing

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the blast.

From TheJournal.ie At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul Explosion

At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul

The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.

From TheJournal.ie At least 64 people killed and 320 wounded as bomb blast rips through Afghan diplomatic quarter Kabul

At least 64 people killed and 320 wounded as bomb blast rips through Afghan diplomatic quarter

The French and German embassies were damaged in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie "We are stuck inside and very afraid": Militants attack American University in Afghanistan Kabul

"We are stuck inside and very afraid": Militants attack American University in Afghanistan

Many other trapped students were tweeting desperate messages for help.

From TheJournal.ie At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing Islamic State

At least 80 people have been killed in Kabul bombing

The blast struck a group of ethnic Hazara demonstrators.

From TheJournal.ie Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port Irish Ferries

Five men detained after jumping out of trailer at Dublin Port

The five men are believed to be illegal immigrants from Afghanistan.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy Casualties

Suicide bomber dressed in police uniform detonated himself outside police academy

Over 50 people have been killed in the attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away' BURQAS This post contains images

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan This Is Still Happening

Suicide bomber kills three NATO soldiers near US embassy in Afghanistan

NATO hasn’t yet released the nationalities of the victims.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s finally the weekend. Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie This is the Afghanistan that never makes it into the headlines The Other Side This post contains images

This is the Afghanistan that never makes it into the headlines

These photos show a people trying to carry on with life among the chaos.

From TheJournal.ie Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack Afghanistan

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.

From TheJournal.ie IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack Suicide Bombing

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.

From TheJournal.ie Death by stoning may return as punishment for adultery in Afghanistan Afghanistan

Death by stoning may return as punishment for adultery in Afghanistan

The penalty for married adulterers, as well as 100 lashes by whip for unmarried offenders, appears in a draft revision of the country’s penal code.

From TheJournal.ie How do you deliver mail where the streets have no name? Going Postal

How do you deliver mail where the streets have no name?

That’s the very dilemma facing postmen in Kabul, now a city of five million people.

From TheJournal.ie Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base Afghanistan

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: Incredible photos of Afghanistan before the wars Afghanistan This post contains images

GALLERY: Incredible photos of Afghanistan before the wars

Dr Bill Podlich took hundreds of photos while working with UNESCO in 1967 and 1968. Here’s what he saw.

From TheJournal.ie Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul Kabul

Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul

The killing of the American, who worked as a contractor with the Nato command, is the first known insider attack by a woman in Afghanistan.

From TheJournal.ie Obama praises fallen soldier in Afghanistan rescue mission Fallen Soldier

Obama praises fallen soldier in Afghanistan rescue mission

A U.S. special operations member was killed during the of an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bombing kills at least 6 in central Kabul Afghanistan

Suicide bombing kills at least 6 in central Kabul

Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber has blown himself up near Nato headquarters in Kabul, killing at least 6 people.

From TheJournal.ie Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack Kabul

Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack

Five people were killed in the gun battle today just outside Kabul while two NATO service members were killed in a separate bomb attack in the south of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Afghan government minister survives roadside bombing Afghanistan

Afghan government minister survives roadside bombing

The attack came a day after a suicide bomber killed a prominent Afghan MP. Suicide bombings and roadside attacks are the favoured weapons of the Taliban insurgency.

From TheJournal.ie On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda' Afghanistan This post contains videos

On Afghan trip, Obama says US is on a path to 'destroying Al Qaeda'

The US president was speaking on the day he signed an agreement for the period after US forces withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.

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