Violence has surged across Afghanistan in recent months, especially in Kabul where a new trend of targeted killings of high-profile figures have sown fear and chaos in the restive city.
On Friday, US Acting Secretary of Defence Christopher Miller said that the Pentagon had drawn down troops in Afghanistan and Iraq to just 2,500 soldiers in each country, in line with President Donald Trump's order.
The attack on the judges happened as they were travelling to their office in a court vehicle, Ahmad Fahim Qaweem, a spokesman for the court told AFP.
Meanwhile, one policeman was killed and two more were wounded in a roadside bomb blast that targeted a police vehicle in the city of Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan province this morning, the provincial police said.
Thirteen members of Afghan Local Police were killed in an attack by Taliban "infiltrators" in their outpost in Ghorian district of Herat province on Friday night, Security officials in Herat said on Saturday.
Man arrested with gun, 500 rounds of ammo at checkpoint
Beeler, from Front Royal, Virginia, presented officers with what was described as an unauthorized inauguration credential. A spokeswoman for the Capitol Police told the Times that Beeler had shown a "nongovernment issued" credential.
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The latest figure is down from the 4,500 reported in November past year and marks the lowest since the United States launched military operations in Afghanistan, in the wake of the 2001 terrorist attacks on American soil.
"The Taliban's campaign of unclaimed attacks and targeted killings of government officials, civil society leaders & journalists must. cease for peace to succeed", Colonel Sonny Leggett, spokesman for USA forces in Afghanistan, said on Twitter.
Representatives from two warring sides are now in the Qatari capital Doha discussing the agenda for the talks.
Taliban continues to carry out attacks on Afghan government targets, make territorial gains, and target Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) bases.
That deal was struck in return for security guarantees from the insurgents and a commitment to peace talks with the Afghan government.
Passengers whose future bookings have now been canceled "will be contacted directly and will be refunded", Norwegian said. The coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on operations, the airline said.
The Ministry for Primary Industries said it was not aware of any evidence that New Zealand milk powder was the source of Covid-19. The company has confirmed that as of 2pm Thursday China time, 1,662 employees have been quarantined and tested.
Silvester Beaman is a graduate of Niagara Falls High School and a longtime friend of the Biden family". Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem and Lopez will give a musical performance . "Reverend Dr.
Parallèlement, une enquête a été ouverte pour trouble à la tranquillité d'autrui par agression sonore . Ailleurs en France, les manifestants étaient aussi de sortie malgré une météo parfois capricieuse.
The second-seeded Bills will face the victor of Sunday's game between the Cleveland Browns and Kansas City Chiefs (CBS, 3:05 p.m. Until he tied the National Football League playoff record for longest interception return - 101 yards for a touchdown.
While the fight turned uglier by the second, it took Arshi to calm Sonali down while hubby Abhinav held back Rubina. Rubina will then break down into tears when Salman asks her if Abhinav is letting her down.
U.S. retail sales dropped last month, the Commerce Department said Friday, marking the third straight month without any growth. The earlier-than-usual holiday shopping season was also a likely factor for the decline: The U.S.
Congratulating the Nepalese climbers, GB chief minister said: "I hope the other mountaineers will also succeed in their quest". A team of climbers triumphed yesterday, becoming the first to conquer the world's second-highest mountain in winter.
It took Moderna just two days to create the mRNA vaccine now being used to protect people from COVID-19. The majority of these people also had a history of allergies or allergic reactions, the agency added.
Un patient est venu s'ajouter aux personnes admises aux soins intensifs, dont le nombre total est de 231. Le nombre total d'hospitalisations a diminué de 27 par rapport à la veille, avec un cumul de 1 496.
Mars digger bites the dust after two years
But the probe I encountered problems soon after the knocking process began , When the mole stopped about 30 cm at the surface. NASA announced on Thursday that a "mole" on Mars has ended its mission after landing on the Red Planet almost two years ago.
Aus vs Ind: Gabba Test day two cut short due to rain
India's reply began shakily after lunch, with the relentless Pat Cummins having opener Shubman Gill caught in the slips for seven. While the ground drained quickly afterwards, the umpire called off the day as the outfield was too wet for play to continue.
La France dépasse le cap des 70 000 morts — Coronavirus
En 24 heures de temps, pas moins de 1 199 personnes, souffrant du virus ont été acceptées dans les hôpitaux français. Le nombre de nouvelles contaminations est lui de 21.406, sensiblement le même que ces derniers jours.