GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Corinne Suter was fastest in the first training run for a World Cup downhill as Lindsey Vonn rested to give her ailing knees some respite on Thursday. Suter was.. Seattle Times - Published
Gunmen attacked a British security contractors' compound in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killing at least 10 people and wounding 19 only hours after President Ashraf Ghani outlined plans for..
Wounded children and others were treated at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday after a car bomb targeting a British security contractor's compound in the Afghan capital exploded. The Taliban..
An Afghan official says at least seven border police officers were killed when their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in southern Kandahar province. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber disguised as a beggar has killed six people in a wealthy subdivision of the southern city of Kandahar. Mohammad Yousof Younosi, a.. Seattle Times - Published
Security was tight in southern Kandahar on Saturday as voters went to the polls in parliamentary elections that were delayed in the province by one week after an attack by an elite guard killed two top.. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
An attacker who reportedly assassinated two senior Afghan provincial officials and wounded a U.S. general inside the provincial governor’s compound in Kandahar city was “resourced and directed by.. FOXNews.com - Published
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Vote counting has started in Afghanistan following chaotic parliamentary elections marred by violence, technical glitches and unprecedented delays. Despite attacks that.. Seattle Times - Published
U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley was shot in a Taliban attack that killed two Afghan leaders in Kandahar province last week, the Pentagon confirmed on Sunday. Newsmax - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
A U.S. general officer was wounded in an attack last week in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province that killed two senior Afghan provincial officials and targeted a group that included the senior U.S... Seattle Times - Published
The polls are open throughout most of Afghanistan as voters cast ballots in Saturday’s parliamentary elections. But the voting is overshadowed by security concerns after this week's deadly ambush.. CBS News - Published
As the body of one of Afghanistan’s most vaunted anti-Taliban fighters was laid to rest in the southern city of Kandahar, the implications of his assassination reverberated across the country,.. Wall Street Journal - Published
Afghanistan's election has been postponed for a week in Kandahar province after an elite Afghan guard opened fire at the end of a meeting between Kandahar and US officials. The Taliban claimed.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
The rest of the country will vote on Saturday. But after a gunman pulled off a surprise and deadly attack in Kandahar, "there's a huge security vacuum, people are very nervous and worried." NPR - Published
Three top provincial leaders, including the governor and a widely-known police chief, were killed and two Americans injured by Afghan bodyguards at a security conference in Kandahar.
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Afghanistan's election commission has postponed Saturday's elections in Kandahar province for a week, following a deadly attack there that killed at least two senior provincial officials, including its.. FOXNews.com - Published
Afghanistan was reeling Friday, a day after an audacious assassination claimed by the Taliban that killed two senior officials in Kandahar province while the top U.S. commander who attended the.. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday the killing of a powerful police chief in southern Afghanistan just two days before national elections is unlikely to fundamentally.. Seattle Times - Published
Here are the top stories for Thursday, October 18th: The US pulls out of a Saudi investment conference; Three Kandahar officials were killed by their own guards; Crews rescue a man from a mine shaft in.. USATODAY.com - Published
Top leaders in Kandahar province in Afghanistan have been assassinated two days before the country votes in parliamentary elections. The top U.S. military commander escaped injury. The Taliban have.. NPR - Published
One of southern Afghanistan’s most powerful figures was killed and the top U.S. commander in the country escaped unharmed when bodyguards for the governor of southern Kandahar province opened fire.. Wall Street Journal - Published
One of southern Afghanistan’s most powerful political and military figures was killed Thursday and the top U.S. commander in the country escaped unharmed when bodyguards for the governor of southern.. Wall Street Journal - Published