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A truck, used by some leaders of a protest march, is damaged after a deadly explosion that struck a protest march by ethnic Hazaras, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday. (AP Photos/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday,…

 

In this undated and unknown location photo, the new leader of Taliban fighters, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada poses for a portrait. (Afghan Islamic Press via AP)

Little-known extremist cleric chosen to lead Afghan Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan — A little-known extremist cleric was chosen Wednesday to be…

 

Terry Lamb, left, and Kiran Patel appear in Golden Thread Productions’ evocative world premiere of “The Most Dangerous Highway in the World.” (Courtesy photo)

‘Most Dangerous Highway’ a touching look at life in Afghanistan

Golden Thread Productions’ world premiere of New York playwright Kevin Artigue’s “The…

 

In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers stand with Afghan policemen before a joint patrol of Qalanderkhail, outside of Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

US troops killed near Bagram, Taliban insurgency intensifies

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide attacker rammed an explosives-laden motorcycle into a…

In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2009 file photo, U.S. Army soldiers stand with Afghan policemen before a joint patrol of Qalanderkhail, outside of Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Pakistani doctors treat patients at a hospital after an earthquake hit, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

Over 260 dead as earthquake strikes Afghanistan, Pakistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — A massive earthquake struck remote and impoverished regions of…

Pakistani doctors treat patients at a hospital after an earthquake hit, in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Resolute Support Mission Commander Gen. John Campbell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that…

U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Resolute Support Mission Commander Gen. John Campbell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)