In Thursday's attack, witnesses said they heard two small explosions and then a larger blast, and officials said the attackers stormed the building and set off explosive devices in the basement.
Afghan officials say more than 30 people were killed and 45 wounded by a bombing at a Shi'ite mosque in October. In August, 31 people were killed in a terrorist attack on a Shiite mosque in Herat, a city close to the Iran border.
"Terrorists groups and their backers must know that the Afghan people are united and stand firm to any plot carried out by their enemies; these heinous attacks will not break the resolve of the Afghan people", the statement read. He said one reporter at the agency had been killed and one injured.
The Taliban insurgency distanced itself from the attack, saying its fighters do not target civilian facilities, especially those housing education and cultural centers.
Taliban forces fighting US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan have denied any involvement in the attack.
A spokesman for the USA military mission in Afghanistan, Resolute Support, said the "barbaric attack will not deter the unwavering resolve we have in supporting the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in achieving peace and freedom for the people of Afghanistan".
She led the country from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through a deadly Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians. Vice President Joseph Boakai conceded Friday, congratulating the ex-soccer star.
Wednesday's Powerball Jackpot was the 17th largest in the lottery's history, with the largest being $1.586 billion. A combined estimated $690-million is up for grabs with this weekend's Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots.
"Who doesn't want to kiss the baby?" Most of the reported flu cases were in Kingman, especially during the holidays. This flu season, the CDC is only recommending the injectable flu vaccine , rather than the nasal spray.
Over 1.5 million accounts have been banned from PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds by BattlEye anti-cheat, the company has announced. The game has seen success, as it's the fourth most played Xbox game , but its performance has been rough .
And now, the Israeli government is reporting at least 10 other countries are preparing to make the same decision. In nothern Israel, Kiryat Yam Mayor David Even Tzur plans on naming the city's new park after Trump .
John Labrosse, the mayor of Hackensack, said the city is letting residents prepay the first two quarters of their 2018 taxes . But there's a new post-Xmas frenzy this year, focused not on malls or sports palaces, but on local tax offices.
Forecasters said the temperature in the city was likely to dip under -12C, well below the typical average low for the day. The arctic air hangs around much of next week with sub-freezing temperatures possible through next Wednesday .
The toddler's cries ringing through the walls Wednesday morning concerned Tonie Wells' neighbors enough to call the police. Police are reportedly aware of a social media post by Wells saying that she was eight-months pregnant.
The women were treated at Kaiser Permanente facilities that had screening for marijuana use as part of standard prenatal care. For pregnant teens under 18, marijuana use climbed from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent.
Palestinians were enraged by Trump's declaration, viewing it as siding with Israel on the most sensitive issue in the conflict. The incident was the latest round of escalation between Israel and the Palestinians, which was triggered by U.S.
One of first Ukrainian prisoners falls off bus during exchange of prisoners at a checkpoint near town of Gorlivka. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked Russian Federation to "lower the level of violence " in eastern Ukraine .
Evolving and expanding social media has spurred the Library of Congress to limit its archiving of tweets. It also notes that only text tweets are collected - not images, videos or linked content.
Bitter cold New Year, Supermoon New Year's Day
Some areas could see a flurry or sleet pellet floating by Saturday night but as we get to about 3 a.m.to 4 a.m. Be sure to take extra precaution by covering exposed skin, wearing extra layers, a coat, and gloves.
Instagram rolling out 'recommended' feature for all
Instagram explained that the " recommended for you " section is now being rolled out to all iOS and Android users. There's no doubt that there will be a number of users who will not like the " recommended posts " feature.
Meghan Markle's half-sister lashes out
Meghan Markle's half-sister is hitting back at comments Prince Harry made about her family during a radio interview this week. Our dad is wonderful and completely self sacrificing. "She has a large family".
More Than 40 Dead And Dozens Injured After Bombing In Kabul
Wahid Mujro, spokesman for the public health ministry, says the toll is at 41 killed and 84 wounded. "There were two explosions". Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has called the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul a "crime against humanity".
Patrick Mahomes to start at QB for Chiefs vs. Broncos
That gives Kansas City fans the chance to get their first sneak peek at Smith's heir apparent against the Broncos . A two-year started while at Texas Tech, he declared for the National Football League after his true junior season.