An Afghan woman imprisoned for adultery after a relative raped her has been freed after President Hamid Karzai intervened on her behalf.
CNN's Nick Paton Walsh explains why today's suicide bomber attacks in Kabul are unprecedented.
Tuesday's deadly suicide attack targeting Afghan Shia just didn't fit the pattern of what had come before in this troubled country.
Two rockets were fired into the Afghan capital on Thursday as President Hamid Karzai met tribal elders to discuss the future of U.S. military presence in the nation, authorities said.
Afghan security forces on Monday killed a suicide bomber near where an important meeting of tribal elders will be held in the capital, Kabul, this week, the nation's Interior Ministry said.
From dusk until dawn, 12-year-old Fayaz toils at his uncle's blacksmith shop in Kabul.
A talk with the filmmakers of "Unnoticed: Children of Kabul" -- a film about child labor in Afghanistan.
After a 20-hour battle, a Taliban assault on the U.S. Embassy and NATO command center in central Kabul was brought to a bloody end Wednesday with the deaths of half a dozen militants.
CNN's Suzanne Malveaux walks through the building where terrorists tried to launch an attack against the U.S. Embassy.
CNN's Jim Clancy reports on recent militant attacks on coalition targets in Kabul.
The U.S. embassy and other centers of power in Kabul come under attack by insurgents. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
Fighting that raged for hours in Kabul Tuesday afternoon after a dramatic Taliban attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command calmed down greatly during the evening hours, a military spokesman told CNN
Explosions and gunfire in the heart of Kabul got plenty of attention Tuesday as insurgents attacked the heart of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan.
The Taliban is taking credit for suicide bombings at the British Council in Kabul. David Ariosto reports.
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A suspected Taliban spy who worked at the Afghan Defense Ministry headquarters in Kabul has been arrested after allegedly leaking critical security information to insurgents, officials said Sunday.
Thousands of bottles of alcohol were destroyed in Kabul this week, in what authorities described as the product of a crackdown on illegal smuggling and sales.
At least 25 people were injured Sunday when a man on a motorbike hurled a grenade at a high school in northern Afghanistan, an official said.
Jerome Starkey of "The Times" discusses an attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul.
CNN's Andrew Stevens interviews a hotel guest about what happened during the Kabul Hotel Inter-Continental attack.
Seven Taliban attacked Kabul's Hotel Inter-Continental in a brazen, carefully orchestrated operation that began Tuesday night and continued into Wednesday, ending with their deaths and those of 11 other people some six hours after it began, police said.
Anderson Cooper speaks with journalist Erin Cunningham about a brazen attack on a hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Eight American service members and an American contractor were killed by an Afghan pilot earlier this week in a shooting at an airport in Kabul. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan has said the military pilot opened fire on the troops, sparking a gunfight on Wednesday. An investigation into the shooting is under way.
See the aftermath of a suicide bomber's attack on a shopping center in Kabul, Afghanistan.
A group of six alleged Pakistani terrorists accused of planning suicide attacks on the Indian embassy and the city of Kabul have been arrested, according to the spokesman of Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security.
U.S. Vice Pres. Joe Biden discusses the BCS playoffs while in Kabul to assess the progress to an Afghan-led security.
A skateboarding school in Afghanistan offers more than an escape into sport for youth. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
The girls come tumbling through the door giggling and shrieking with excitement. They dash towards the neatly stacked shoes, knee guards, helmets, and skateboards.
A police officer trying to defuse a roadside bomb in Kabul was killed in the ensuing blast Tuesday, officials said.
CNN's Barbara Starr meets the boy mechanics of Kabul who've known little or no schooling.
The eight people on a civilian cargo plane that crashed in the Afghan mountains near Kabul on Tuesday are presumed dead, a spokesman for Afghanistan's minister of transport said.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports threats and a history of electoral cheating may dampen enthusiasm for parliamentary elections.
An anti-American demonstration in the Afghan capital turned violent Wednesday as five Afghan police officers were injured and two demonstrators were shot by police, officials said.
Several insurgents were killed and two were detained while troops were looking for a Taliban facilitator who was believed to be in the final stages of planning an attack against an international conference in Kabul, authorities said Tuesday.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading to Afghanistan on Saturday on a mission that will take her to a major international conference in Kabul focusing on the problems and the future of the war-torn nation.
On a recent afternoon I visited with a Kabul girls' high school principal, whose office looks out on a beautiful and blooming garden. Trained in mathematics, she works 12 hours a day at a school that teaches more than 4,000 girls in three shifts each day.
Kabul's police chief and chief of criminal investigations have submitted their resignations to the Afghan Interior Ministry, but the ministry ordered them to complete their probe into Friday's suicide attacks first, a ministry spokesman told CNN.
Deadly blasts targeting foreign nationals in the Afghan capital Friday killed at least 17 people and wounded many others.
An attack in which the Taliban claimed to have infiltrated key government sites in downtown Kabul killed at least five people Monday morning, hospital and government officials said.
Two Afghans died when a bomb exploded outside a U.S. military base on the outskirts of Kabul on Friday morning, a spokesman for NATO-led forces in Afghanistan said.
A strong earthquake rumbled deep beneath mountainous regions northeast of Kabul early Friday, waking residents and sending some into the streets.
Fourteen employees of a U.S. security contractor accused of wrongdoing at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan have been fired and were leaving the country, the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan said Friday.
The parent company of a security contractor said Thursday it is "fully cooperating" in the investigation of allegations that the contractor allowed mistreatment, sexual activity and intimidation within the ranks of private guards hired to protect the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan.
A new report finds a complete breakdown of discipline at the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports
Police in northeast Afghanistan prevented two bomb attacks Thursday, as the country held presidential and provincial elections, authorities said.
Election monitors look at voter turnout at polling stations throughout Afghanistan.
Police stormed a bank and killed three armed robbers Wednesday in Afghanistan's capital after their robbery attempt had escalated into a gun battle with security officers.
The Afghan capital, Kabul, came under attack Tuesday, two days before national elections. The violence included a rocket attack that damaged the presidential palace and a deadly suicide strike.
ITN's Lindsey Hilsum follows the British ambassador as he ensures Afghan locals they'll be able to reach polls safely.
A rocket struck the compound of the presidential palace in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, two days before national elections, a palace official said Tuesday.
CNN's Atia Abawi reunites with a beggar girl named Banafsha in Kabul.
A top Taliban commander has told CNN his insurgents are poised and ready to attack Kabul and could strike virtually anywhere in the city.
Afghan police said a suicide bomber on foot blew himself up near a German Embassy vehicle in Kabul, killing two Afghans.
A suicide bomber on a bicycle detonated explosives Sunday near a car from the German Embassy in Kabul, a local police official said.
A suicide car bomb blast, apparently targeting a military convoy, killed four people and wounded 15 others in Kabul Thursday morning, officials said.
Security officials in Afghanistan say gunmen have kidnapped a French aid worker in Kabul.
Taliban militants stormed a government building in the center of the Afghan capital and one of them blew himself up inside, killing five people
Afghan authorities have arrested 13 people, including employees of DHL courier service, after a shooting killed two foreign nationals and a security guard in Kabul Saturday, an Interior Ministry official said.
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An explosion in Kabul on Wednesday wounded a senior police official and killed two of his bodyguards, authorities said.
The Afghan police ordered 7,000 officers onto the streets of Kabul to guard against attacks on senior leaders during Independence Day celebrations Monday
A car bomb went off on a crowded street Monday near the Indian Embassy in Afghanistan, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 100, officials said.
CNN's Nic Robertson highlights his travels to Kabul, Afghanistan.
A remote-controlled bomb targeting a mini-bus carrying Afghan army personnel went off in Kabul Sunday morning, killing a woman and wounding five others, police said.
A suicide bomber rammed his sedan into a convoy carrying U.S. troops near the Kabul airport Thursday, killing at least six civilians and wounding 18 others, authorities said.
A suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan kills six Afghan civilians.
Suicide bombers killed seven people, including a leading provincial official, in two attacks in and near mosques in Afghanistan on Thursday.
A car bomb detonates near a military bus in Kabul, Afghanistan on wounding five.
For Westerners living in the Afghan capital, the attack on a prized social sanctuary may mark the end of their access to streets and the people they're here to help
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Three attacks in four days highlight the deteriorating security situation in the Afghan capital as ordinary Afghans find themselves increasingly in the crosshairs
A Canadian soldier based in the Afghan capital, Kabul, died of a gunshot wound Wednesday after he was found injured in his room, the defense ministry said.
Afghan police freed a female German hostage from a Kabul neighborhood and arrested a group of kidnappers early Monday, an Interior Ministry spokesman said.
A German woman is the latest victim of a trend that is targeting not only foreigners but locals as well
Armed assailants abducted a German woman from a restaurant in Kabul on Saturday, officials said, as a Taliban spokesman said negotiations over 19 South Korean hostages held since July have failed.
Hundreds of U.S. and Afghan soldiers have embarked on a major operation against militants in the eastern Afghan region of Tora Bora, near the border with Pakistan, officials have told CNN.
With the country unraveling Kabul's newly renovated airport may simply serve as a gateway for the Western exodus
In a chilling parallel to the violence that has now engulfed Iraq, a suicide bomber attacks the police force in Kabul
A suicide bomber walked on to a bus carrying officers to a police academy and detonated himself in Kabul, killing at least 35 police officers, police say.
Three gunmen fatally shot a female owner of a radio station in northern Afghanistan early Wednesday, less than a week after another female reporter was gunned down in her house
A suicide bomber attacked a U.S. Embassy convoy in Kabul on Monday morning on a busy highway injuring several people, an embassy spokesman told CNN.
A powerful explosion ripped through the Old City section of Kabul Wednesday morning, killing at least 13 people and injuring 15 others, Kabul's chief of police said.
One day you're shopping in Kabul's famous Chicken Street; the next you're in a locked down military base listening to gunfire ripple across the city.
At least eight people were killed and more than 100 injured on Monday in Afghanistan's capital from riots after a U.S. military truck crashed into a crowd of pedestrians, military and Afghan officials said.
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The U.S.-led coalition said Afghan and coalition forces had "stymied" militant designs to disrupt voting in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on Sunday.
A huge explosion at an ammunition dump in a northern Afghan village has killed 28 people and wounded 70, the international peacekeeping force said.
The U.S.'s National Transportation Safety Board says it has sent a team to Afghanistan to aid the investigation of last week's plane crash southwest of Kabul.
A search and rescue team has arrived at the wreckage of an Afghan passenger jet that crashed last week in mountainous terrain southwest of Kabul, spending a few hours on the mountain, acording to a NATO spokeswoman.
Rescue teams have located the wreckage of an Afghan passenger jet that crashed two days ago with 104 people aboard, but severe weather and mountainous terrain have prevented rescuers from reaching the site.
Bad weather forced rescuers to call off their search for a missing Afghan passenger jet with 104 people aboard that went missing near Kabul during a snow storm a day earlier.
Three U.N. workers abducted in Kabul nearly a month ago were freed on Tuesday morning, a spokesman for the NATO-led peacekeeping force said.
An American woman and a Afghan girl have died of wounds sustained in a suicide grenade attack in the center of of Kabul that also injured three international peacekeepers.
A suicide grenade attack in the center of the Afghan capital of Kabul Saturday injured seven people, including three international peacekeepers.
A rocket has exploded near the U.S. military compound in Kabul one day before Afghans vote to elect their president for the first time.
An explosion that destroyed a building in downtown Kabul killed 9 people -- at least three of them Americans -- and wounded at least seven others, witnesses said.
Afghan authorities have arrested three American citizens accused of running a fake prison in Kabul, U.S. State Department and Afghan officials say.
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