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Afghanistan postpones parliamentary elections after high-profile attack

1 Day CGTN America CGTN America

Afghanistan’s election commission on Friday postponed elections in Kandahar for a week, following a brazen attack on a high-profile security meeting there with a U.S. delegation that killed at least two senior provincial officials, including the province’s police chief. The development came as mourners gathered […] The post Afghanistan postpones parliamentary elections after high-profile attack appeared first on CGTN America.

Top Afghan official killed in shooting, US general unhurt

18 Oct 2018 CGTN America CGTN America

he Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying they had targeted both Miller and Razeq, who had a fearsome reputation as a ruthless opponent of the insurgents. The post Top Afghan official killed in shooting, US general unhurt appeared first on CGTN America.

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Taliban claims deadly Kabul hotel attack

17 Apr 2018 CGTN America CGTN America

A handful of gunmen besieged the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, some said to be wearing suicide bomber vests. The Taliban is claiming responsibility for the attack, which left a number of casualties.

The Heat: Afghanistan crisis

The Heat: Afghanistan crisis

17 Apr 2018 CGTN America CGTN America

The Afghan government reportedly keeps communications open with the Taliban, as the United States searches for a strategy to end the 16-year-old war.