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KABUL, Afghanistan  | The Latest: Afghan official outraged by polls’ chaotic start

KABUL, Afghanistan  — The Latest on parliamentary elections in Afghanistan (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Afghanistan’s deputy chief executive says he’s outraged by the chaotic start to polling in Afghanistan’s Parliamentary elections. Mohammad Mohaqiq, in an interview with a local TV station, assailed election preparation by the country’s Independent Election Commission. He says: “The people … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan  | The Latest: Afghan official outraged by polls’ chaotic start

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan official: Suicide bomber kills 32 in Nangarhar

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 32 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor said the all 32 people killed in the attack were innocent civilians gathered … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan official: Suicide bomber kills 32 in Nangarhar

KABUL, Afghanistan | US Defense secretary makes surprise visit to war-weary Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan — Defense Secretary James Mattis made a surprise visit to Afghanistan’s war-shattered capital on Friday, the U.S. command in Afghanistan said, just days after a suicide bomber killed 21 people in the city and wounded 90 others. Accompanied by Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, Mattis met with senior … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | US Defense secretary makes surprise visit to war-weary Kabul

KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Twin attacks in Afghan capital kill 20

KABUL, Afghanistan— The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Afghan officials say a suicide bombing and a car bomb attack at a wrestling training center in a Shiite neighborhood of the capital have killed at least 20 people and wounded 70. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the toll from … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | The Latest: Twin attacks in Afghan capital kill 20