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At least nine dead in Taliban attack on British office in Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) – Five Taliban attackers laid siege to a British cultural center in the Afghan capital Friday, killing at least nine people during an hours-long assault on the 92nd anniversary of Afghanistan’s independence from British rule. A suicide bomber in car blew himself up in front of the gate…

US to spend $511 million to expand Kabul embassy

US to spend $511 million to expand embassy in Afghan capital in sign of long-term commitment The U.S. government will spend $511 million to expand its embassy in Kabul, the U.S. ambassador said Wednesday, describing the work as a demonstration of America’s long-term commitment to Afghanistan. “We make this commitment…