Laura Cesaretti

Freelance Journalist, Middle East and South Asia

Bombing at Afghanistan protest kills 81; Islamic State claims responsibility

Feb
19

LA Times, July 23 2016

The extremist group Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing Saturday at a protest by members of the country’s Hazara ethnic minority that killed at least 81 people, injured more than 230 others and turned a square in the Afghan capital into a tableau of carnage.

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First Co-Working Space Opens in Afghanistan

Feb
19

Fair Observer, May 18 2016

The idea first started in New York City’s Soho district and arrived in Kabul’s Karte Seh—a recently rebuilt residential area. “[A] few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit the co-working space of a friend in New York,” says Suleman Fatimie, a 36-year-old Afghan entrepreneur and the founder of the initiative. “I [got] inspired: Why not do something similar here in Afghanistan?”

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I talebani rispondono alle offerte di pace con un attacco in centro a Kabul

Feb
19

Il Foglio, 19 Aprile 2016

Kabul. Questa mattina un attacco rivendicato dai talebani ha fatto 28 morti e 280 feriti nella zona di Puli Mahood Khan di Kabul, dove si trova il ministero della Difesa. L’esplosivo era nascosto dentro un furgone parcheggiato vicino un ufficio dei servizi di sicurezza speciali afghani (NDS) e l’esplosione ha fatto tremare gli uffici vicini, rimbombando per tutte le zone centrali della capitale.

 

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