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Bomb kills 15, including 6 Americans in Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide car bombing tore through a U.S. convoy in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including...blast occurred.It was the deadliest attack to rock Kabul in more than two months and followed a series of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-17/bomb-kills-15-including-6-americans-k
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Afghan president says US wants to keep 9 bases

KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. wants to keep...specific statement about bases at a ceremony at Kabul University."We are giving the bases...agreement.U.S. Embassy spokesman in Kabul, David Snepp, declined to discuss details...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-10/afghan-president-says-us-wants-keep-9
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Five Good Reads: Steve Quinn

...Pacote, who prepares for his last fight. "And the Mountains Echoed" Khaled Hosseini seamlessly traces his characters from Kabul to Paris and San Francisco. He moves back and forth in time, revealing how one change sets off a test of loyalty, family...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/five-good-reads-steve-quinn
Art
Black Hawk crash kills 7 Americans, 4 Afghans

KABUL - A U.S. military helicopter crashed during...helicopter struck a house near the Afghan capital, Kabul, on March 16, killing 12 Turkish soldiers...Amir Shah, Kay Johnson and Deb Riechmann in Kabul contributed to this report.

http://juneauempire.com/heidi-vogt/2012-08-17/black-hawk-crash-kills-7-americans
Suicide attack kills 41 at Afghan mosque

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber detonated...300 miles) northwest of the capital, Kabul. On the sidewalk, civilians were lying...deadliest such attack took place last December in Kabul, with 56 Shiite Muslim worshippers killed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-10-28/suicide-attack-kills-41-afghan-mosque
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Number of US drone strikes in Afghanistan rose sharply

KABUL, Afghanistan - The number of U.S. drone...civilians," UNAMA's Gagnon told reporters in Kabul.The UNAMA report attributed the overall...works to assert control beyond its seat in Kabul.The Taliban and other insurgents were responsible...

http://juneauempire.com/kim-gamel/2013-02-20/number-us-drone-strikes-afghanistan
U.S. role in Afghanistan has had positive effects

...Crocker, to reopen the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.He had already served as ambassador to...President Obama asked him to return to Kabul a year ago, and Crocker thought he could...this time for health reasons, leaving Kabul in a crucial period of transition as the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-19/us-role-afghanistan-has-had-positive-
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Missing in action: Afghan lawmakers

KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghans have long complained about the performance of their...corruption and abuses," he said.Sayed Hussein Alemi Balkhi, who represents a Kabul constituency, said abuse of power by some lawmakers had reached critical...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-26/missing-action-afghan-lawmakers
Opinion
Afghan security forces show they're not prepared

KABUL, Afghanistan - Although things have finally calmed down, for 18 hours all...They should have stopped the attacks before they began.In key locations in Kabul, near diplomatic missions and the center of political power, the insurgents...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-04-24/afghan-security-forces-show-theyre-no
Opinion
Afghan gov't says airstrike kills 11 children

KABUL, Afghanistan - A fierce battle between U.S.-backed Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a remote corner of eastern Afghanistan...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-04-08/afghan-govt-says-airstrike-kills-11-c
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