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Woman Killed in Kabul Transformed From Pariah to Martyr - New York Times
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:26:07 GMT

New York Times

Woman Killed in Kabul Transformed From Pariah to Martyr
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — In indignant tones, the Islamic law student told her family about the superstitious practices she had witnessed earlier that day at a historic shrine in Kabul. She had seen illiterate mullahs sell good-luck charms and visitors who ...
Suicide attack on Afghan MP kills three in KabulReuters
Kabul suicide bomber could signal new wave of Taliban violenceSydney Morning Herald
Suicide bomber in Kabul kills 3, wounds lawmakerColumbus Dispatch

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Lauryn Oates: Murder in the streets of Kabul - National Post
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:18:46 GMT

National Post

Lauryn Oates: Murder in the streets of Kabul
National Post
On March 19 in the heart of Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, a similarly bloody event unfolded. Farkhonda, a 27-year-old teacher at a local mosque, was beaten, stoned, crushed under the wheels of a car and finally set on fire. The atrocity had begun ...

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'Farkhunda belongs to all of the women of Kabul, of Afghanistan' - The Guardian
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:00:34 GMT

The Guardian

'Farkhunda belongs to all of the women of Kabul, of Afghanistan'
The Guardian
You know Farkhunda: she was the young woman – just 27 – beaten to death by a mob in the centre of Kabul last week. This did not happen in some remote village, in some dark area, but right in our capital, among police checkpoints, embassies, ministries.
Ottawa Afghans hold vigil for woman lynched in Kabul (with video)Ottawa Citizen
Fremont: Afghan-Americans hold vigils, sign petitions to protest Kabul killingContra Costa Times
Brutal mob murder of girl in Kabul shrine inflames hatred against extremistsDaily Times
Stars and Stripes
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Car Bomb Kills Several Near Kabul Taxi Stand - New York Times
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:58:13 GMT

New York Times

Car Bomb Kills Several Near Kabul Taxi Stand
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber detonated a car full of explosives on a busy road in downtown Kabul on Wednesday afternoon, killing at least seven people and injuring 36, the Afghan Interior Ministry said. Continue reading the main story ...
Suicide bombing kills 7 in KabulWashington Post
Deadly suicide bombing near presidential palace in KabulThe Guardian
Suicide Bombing Hits Afghan Capital Of KabulHuffington Post
Sydney Morning Herald -ABC Online
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Powerful Afghan Police Chief Killed in Kabul - New York Times
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 21:22:55 GMT

New York Times

Powerful Afghan Police Chief Killed in Kabul
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — Matiullah Khan, whose rise from local militia commander to powerful regional police chief left him one of the wealthiest and most powerful men in southern Afghanistan, was killed on Wednesday in a targeted suicide bombing in Kabul ...
Afghan Mob Kills And Burns Woman In Heart Of KabulHuffington Post
Lynching of woman in Kabul sparks outrageAl Jazeera America
Woman killed by mob in Kabul was innocent: investigatorReuters
Wall Street Journal -Daily Beast
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Has the Caliphate Come to Kabul? - Foreign Policy (blog)
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:57:15 GMT

Foreign Policy (blog)

Has the Caliphate Come to Kabul?
Foreign Policy (blog)
Back when the Taliban controlled most of Afghanistan, the Hazaras — a historically oppressed, mostly Shiite minority — faced mass starvation, collective punishment, and even massacres in Kabul and the central highlands. With their distinctive, easily ...

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Thousands march in Kabul demanding justice for woman killed by mob - The Guardian
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:06:50 GMT

The Guardian

Thousands march in Kabul demanding justice for woman killed by mob
The Guardian
Farkhunda was beaten, run over with a car and burned before her body was thrown into the Kabul river. Organisers of Tuesday's march estimated that 3,000 people took part, calling it one of the biggest demonstrations in Kabul's history. Marchers chanted ...
Activists plant tree for woman beaten, burned by Kabul mobNew York Daily News
Afghans Protest Brutal Mob Killing of 'Innocent' WomanNewsweek
Afghan woman Farkhunda lynched in Kabul 'for speaking out'BBC News
CBC.ca -Washington Post
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Deadly Car Bomb Breaks Kabul's Relative Calm - Wall Street Journal
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:04:51 GMT

Wall Street Journal

Deadly Car Bomb Breaks Kabul's Relative Calm
Wall Street Journal
KABUL—A car bomb killed at least seven people and injured scores in Kabul on Wednesday, breaking a period of relative quiet in the city while Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is on an official trip to the U.S.. The explosion took place on a busy road in ...
Suicide bomber hits Kabul as Taliban warns against slow US pullout9news.com.au
Suicide bomber hits Kabul as Taliban warn on US troop pulloutYahoo7 News
Ghani's US tour bearing burden to lower strains in Washington-Kabul relationsDaily Times
VICE News
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Six killed in gunmen attack on Sufi place of worship in Kabul - Reuters UK
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 19:06:41 GMT

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Six killed in gunmen attack on Sufi place of worship in Kabul
Reuters UK
Last week, a suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a vehicle belonging to NATO's top envoy in Afghanistan in Kabul, killing one Turkish soldier. Sufism is a non-violent form of Islam involving mystical rituals that has been practiced ...
Gunmen kill five in Kabul Sufi mosque attack: officialsi24news
Gunmen attack Sufi center in Kabul, at least 6 killedYnetnews

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Departure of foreigners collapses housing market for Kabul's mega-mansions - Stars and Stripes
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 18:31:53 GMT

Stars and Stripes

Departure of foreigners collapses housing market for Kabul's mega-mansions
Stars and Stripes
KABUL, Afghanistan — As the number of foreigners in Afghanistan's capital continues to dwindle, “House for Rent” signs have become a common sight on the palatial mansions that dot its upscale Sherpur and Wazir Akbar Khan neighborhoods.


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