Suicide bombings

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaks during, a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
July 17, 2018 - 11:46 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province, a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban-run jail, officials said. In southern Kandahar province, the...
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An injured in Friday's suicide bombing in Mastung is helped by his father at a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)
July 14, 2018 - 8:18 am
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate. In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128...
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A para military soldier checks identity card of a driver enters in Lahore, Pakistan, Friday, July 13, 2018. Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be whisked away by helicopter to the federal capital of Islamabad when he returns Friday to Pakistan from London to face a 10-year prison sentence on corruption charges, anti-corruption officials said. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
July 13, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — The deadliest attack in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed 70 people, including a candidate, in southwestern Baluchistan province on Friday ahead of the arrest of disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif upon his return to Pakistan. Sharif returned late Friday...
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Emergency personnel remove a body at the site of a deadly suicide attack in Jalalabad, Afghanistan Thursday, June 7, 2018. A suicide bomber targeted a group of Sikhs and Hindus on their way to meet Afghanistan's president in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people including Avtar Singh Khalsa, a longtime leader of the Sikh community who had planned to run in the parliamentary elections set for October. (AP Photo)
July 01, 2018 - 1:15 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a convoy of Sikhs and Hindus on their way to meet Afghanistan's president in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people. Inamullah Miakhail, spokesman for the provincial hospital in Nangarhar, said that 17 out of 19 dead...
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Taliban fighters ride in their vehicle in Surkhroad district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, killing 21 people and wounding another 41, said the Nangarhar provincial Police Chief Ghulam Sanayee Stanikzai. Most of the dead and wounded were believed to be Taliban, he said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gal)
June 17, 2018 - 12:53 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Afghanistan's Taliban has rejected an extension to a three-day cease-fire coinciding with the Eid al-Fitr holiday. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a nine-day extension of the cease-fire after a...
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EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT -- A wounded man is carried after a deadly suicide attack struck a crowd of people as they left the governor's compound, in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The suicide bomber on Sunday, killed at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishya)
June 17, 2018 - 12:27 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 19 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire. The Taliban later rejected an extension...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 201, file photo, Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani speaks during the integration ceremony of TAPI pipeline in Herat city, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The Afghan Taliban have announced a three-day cease-fire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier cease-fire announcement by the government. Ghani on Thursday, June 7, 2018 announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday. (AP Photo/Hamed Sarfarazi)
June 09, 2018 - 8:17 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day cease-fire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier cease-fire announcement by the government. A statement released Saturday by the Taliban said that they...
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June 07, 2018 - 2:02 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday marking the end of Ramadan next week. A statement sent from the president's office on Thursday says the cease-fire will begin on 27 Ramadan, or June 12...
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June 05, 2018 - 7:56 am
LONDON (AP) — Ariana Grande says she has been struggling with some symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder following last year's suicide bomb attack at the end of her concert at Manchester Arena. The 24-year-old pop star told British Vogue she does not like to talk about her experiences because...
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Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of suicide attack in Kabul Monday, June 4, 2018. A suicide bombing targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday in Kabul, killing at least seven people and wounding nine. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
June 04, 2018 - 2:57 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding 20 shortly after the religious leaders had issued a decree against such attacks and called for peace talks. Ghafor Aziz, police chief of Kabul's 5th...
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