Suicide bomber kills eight at Afghan election rally, including candidate – Yahoo Movies Canada

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed eight people in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand on Tuesday, including a candidate in upcoming parliamentary elections, the latest in a series of deadly attacks targeting the vote, officials said. The election candidate, Saleh Mohammad Achekzai, was killed in the blast at an election rally in Lashkar Gah,

A year after evacuation, Afghans are establishing deeper roots in Minnesota – Star Tribune

When Zahra Wahidy immigrated to Minnesota in 2022, the only other Afghan she knew was her younger brother. Like other new Afghan refugees in the Twin Cities, she decided to meet people at the Afghan Cultural Society in Minneapolis’ Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. “I didn’t know any of them,” she said. Then she spotted a former co-worker

From the archives, 2012 | 7-Eleven, Afghan-style: Commercialized corruption suspected as US goods land on shelves … – Stars and Stripes

An Afghan shop owner in Kabul’s “Bush Market” stands among American products likely stolen off of American supply convoys. (Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes) KABUL — At Camp Eggers, the headquarters of NATO’s training mission in Afghanistan, shelves at the U.S. military store grow ever more bare as Pakistan’s halt on coalition supply shipments drags into

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