Evening top 5: At least 90 killed in Kabul bomb attack; Gardaí investigating fatal Dublin shooting

Wednesday's top stories on Newstalk.com...

Charges dropped against seven men accused of sexually abusing child

Seven men who allegedly sexually abused a child in her mother’s home were never prosecuted because of concerns over how garda interviews with the child were handled.

The case has been published by the Child Care Law Reporting Project led by law professor Dr Carol Coulter.

Man dies following Dublin shooting

Image: Sean Defoe

Forensic tests are being carried out on a car, believed to have been used in today's gun attack in Dublin's north inner city.

It was found about a kilometre away on Clonliffe Avenue, with a gun and silencer inside.

The victim, a man in his late thirties, was found dead in an underground car park just off Dorset Street this morning.

Gardaí allegedly blocked probe into Templemore scandal

Two senior civilians in the Gardaí have told the Public Accounts Committee they cannot express full confidence in all senior management of the force.

Head of internal audit, Niall Kelly and head of human resources John Barrett were among a number of witnesses before the committee on financial irregularities at the Garda training college.

At least 90 killed in Kabul explosion near embassies

Security forces stand next to a crater created by massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Image: Rahmat Gul/AP/Press Association Images

At least 90 people have been killed in a huge blast in the highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul, Afghanistan. 

Police said the powerful car bomb exploded in an area close to the German embassy during the city's morning rush hour when the roads were packed with commuters.

Trump set to pull US out of Paris Climate Agreement

Donald Trump has decided to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Accord, according to reports.

The historic agreement was adopted by 195 countries in December 2015.

This afternoon, President Trump tweeted to say he would make his decisions known "over the next few days:"