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Taliban Calls Deadly Kabul Cafe Attack 'Retaliation' for Earlier Coalition Strike

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for an attack on an upscale cafe that killed 21 people -- mostly Western civilians -- in one of Kabul's most secure districts. A Taliban statement Saturday said the attack Friday evening was in retaliation for a coalition airstrike earlier in the week that killed a number of Afghan civilians in an eastern province. The statement also said militants picked the Lebanese restaurant popular with "high-ranking foreigners" and which served...

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