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May 14, 2015 5:45 AM Taliban claim attack on Kabul guesthouse that killed 5 people, including an American

Afghan security forces inspect the site of the Park Palace Hotel attacked by gunmen, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, May 14, 2015. Gunmen stormed the guesthouse on Wednesday night as it hosted a party for foreigners. An hourslong siege ended early Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) (The Associated Press) Afghan police officers stand guard near the Park Place 53

May 13, 2015 8:16 PM Gunmen storm Kabul hotel; trapped guests rescued

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)Security forces rescued trapped guests after three gunmen stormed a hotel in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday. More than 30 people from Kabul's Park Palace Guest House hotel, Kabul Crime Investigation Department Chief Farid Afzali said. The three armed assailants behind the attack have been gunned down by Afghan security forces 24

May 13, 2015 7:57 PM Gunmen Storm Afghan Guesthouse Hosting Party for Foreigners

Gunmen stormed a guesthouse in the Afghan capital as it hosted a party for foreigners Wednesday night, with an eyewitness saying several dozen people, including Americans, likely were being held captive. Details about exactly how many people were held at Kabul's Park Palace Hotel remained unclear into the night, as sporadic gunfire echoed around the guesthouse 33

May 13, 2015 7:56 PM Eyewitness says several dozen, including foreigners, likely held at besieged Afghan guesthouse

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An eyewitness says several dozen people, including foreigners and Americans, are likely being held at a besieged Afghan guesthouse. The witness spoke to The Associated Press just before an explosion and more gunfire at Kabul's Park Palace Hotel. Gunmen stormed the hotel Wednesday night. Amin Habi, a U.S. citizen from Los Angeles 20

May 13, 2015 7:32 PM Gunmen storm Kabul hotel; witness reports trapped guests

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)Gunmen stormed a hotel in Afghanistan's capital Wednesday, leaving guests trapped inside. Within an hour after the siege began at the Park Palace Guest House in Kabul, Afghan special forces had surrounded the premises, a police official told CNN. Sporadic gunfire could be heard. An Afghan-Canadian national who was rescued from the hotel 21

May 13, 2015 5:59 PM Gunmen storm building in upmarket area of Afghan capital: army commander

KABUL Gunmen stormed a building in an upmarket area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday night, and shooting was continuing, an army commander said. Police cordoned off the area around the Park Palace guest house, a popular spot for foreigners in Kabul's Kolola Pushta area. Police and special forces were at the scene, said Qadam Shah Shaheem, commander 37

May 13, 2015 5:12 PM Gunmen Attack Kabul Guesthouse Popular With Foreigners In Afghanistan

Afghan doctors assist civilians who were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed vehicle near a crowded market and a mosque, in the main hospital in Sharan, capital of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 15, 2014. (AP Photo) Afghan security personnel stand guard near a damaged vehicle following a blast of a remote controlled-bomb 23

May 12, 2015 7:48 AM Afghan official says roadside bombing has killed 5 civilians in Kandahar province

KABUL, Afghanistan – A local Afghan official says a roadside bomb has killed five civilians and wounded three in Kandahar province. Samim Akhplwak, the spokesman for the Kandahar provincial governor, says the roadside bomb went off on Tuesday morning in the remote district of Arghistan. He says two women and a child were wounded in the blast 38

May 12, 2015 6:26 AM Pakistani PM, Top Officials Arrive in Kabul to Talk Peace

Pakistani TV says the prime minister and the country's top civil and military leaders have landed in Kabul for key talks on ways to step up cooperation between the two neighbors in the battle against militants on both sides of the border. Tuesday's visit follows an invitation from Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Pakistan's delegation includes Prime Minister 37

May 10, 2015 2:26 PM Afghan official says suicide bombers attack intelligence agency office in southern city

An Afghan security inspects the site after a bombing attack in Kandahar, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, May 10, 2015. An Afghan official says four intelligence agency employees have been wounded in an attack at the agency's office in southern Kandahar. Hasib Sediqi, spokesman for the National Directorate for Security, says a suicide truck bomber 46