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6 Afghans killed after rocket falls into residential area in Kabul

Six Afghan civilians, including four children, were killed after a rocket was fired at the Kabul airport where the US-led evacuation flights were continuing but failed to hit the target, a local source confirmed. “The rocket struck a house in Khwaja Bughra, a populated residential area in Police District 15, killing two adults and four …

Xinhua

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Who is the new Taliban military chief?

The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as they seek to expand their control in Afghanistan. Will Mullah Ibrahim Sadar be different from his predecessors? DW asks Kabul-based expert Wahid Muzhdah.

Deutsche Welle

German-Afghan photographer reveals feminine side of Kabul

German-Afghan photographer Lela Ahmadzai tells DW how she stays safe while working in Afghanistan and how she’s molding a new image of the country. Her works are now on show in Berlin. DW: Pictures from Afghanistan in the German media mainly show war and violence. What image do you want to convey with your work? …

Deutsche Welle

UN: Assessing full quake impact ‘will take days’

As rescuers hunt for survivors of a massive earthquake that hit parts of Afghanistan and Pakistan, DW spoke to OCHA in Kabul about how the remoteness of the area and poor communications are hampering relief efforts. The 7.5 magnitude quake which struck northern Afghanistan and a large part of Pakistan on Monday, October 26, claimed …

Deutsche Welle

Germany’s Steinmeier urges Pakistan and Afghanistan to ease tensions

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called on Pakistan and Afghanistan to work together to ease tensions. His request follows several rounds of peace talks between Islamabad, Kabul and the Taliban. Steinmeier (pictured above, left) arrived in the Pakistani capital on Monday to hold talks with President Nawaz Sharif, army chief Raheel Sharif, and National …

Deutsche Welle

Explosives cache seized before Afghan elections: Officials

AFP – Afghan police seized 22 tonnes of explosives destined for use in suicide and roadside bombs, officials said Tuesday, four days before elections that Taliban insurgents have vowed to attack. The explosives were uncovered in dozens of plastic-wrapped bags in the northern province of Takhar, as security forces ramp up efforts to protect candidates, …

Daily News Egypt

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