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Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks

A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital on Saturday night, the interior ministry said, as violence shows no sign of easing despite hopes for a deal on a US troop withdrawal.

Loud explosion rattles Kabul, casualties feared

Loud explosion rattles Kabul, casualties feared

A large blast rocked central Kabul Wednesday, officials confirmed, sending a plume of black smoke over the city in the latest explosion to hit the war-torn city and as Afghanistan observes the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Car bomb hits Afghan capital Kabul as Ghani outlines peace plans

Car bomb hits Afghan capital Kabul as Ghani outlines peace plans

A car bomb exploded near to a security contractors' compound in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, sending a thick plume of smoke into the night sky and officials reported gunfire in the wake of the blast.

28 dead, hundreds wounded as Taliban attack rattles Kabul

28 dead, hundreds wounded as Taliban attack rattles Kabul

At least 28 people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taliban truck bomb tore through central Kabul Tuesday, triggering a fierce firefight, a week after the insurgents launched their annual spring offensive.

Suicide bomber kills four near Russian embassy in Kabul

Suicide bomber kills four near Russian embassy in Kabul

A suicide bomber struck a minibus near the Russian embassy in downtown Kabul Wednesday, killing four people in the latest deadly attack in the Afghan capital despite an international push to jumpstart Taliban peace talks.