A Taliban suicide bomber who struck a Nato patrol in Afghanistan, killing a service member and two civilians, had concealed his explosives beneath a woman's burka, a district governor said.
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
An errant US airstrike has killed 12 Afghan National Police officers who were fighting the Taliban and wounded two others.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
A suicide car bomb has exploded at a bank in Afghanistan's Helmand province as troops and government workers waited to collect their pay ahead of a major Muslim holiday, killing at least 29 people.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
A suicide bomber targeted a checkpoint run by rival insurgents in the southern Afghanistan province of Helmand, killing nine of them.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
The Taliban have launched two co-ordinated assaults at opposite ends of Afghanistan, attacking the northern city of Kunduz from several directions and killing a police chief in Helmand in the south.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
Thu, 24 Dec, 2015
Six foreign soldiers were killed in a suicide attack near the US-run Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, said Nato.
Tue, 22 Dec, 2015
Taliban fighters have overrun a strategic district in Afghanistan’s southern province of Helmand, delivering a serious blow to government forces.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015
Bill Gates salutes as his heroes the health and education workers whose vaccine programmes are on the brink of wiping out forever the debilitating, often deadly, disease.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
Two service personnel from the RAF have been killed following a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
Sun, 11 Oct, 2015
A huge explosion has shaken the Afghan capital, Kabul, sending a plume of black smoke over the city’s western suburbs.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
At least 20 police officers were killed when militants ambushed checkpoints in Afghanistan’s volatile southern Helmand province, an Afghan official said.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
The top recruiter for the Islamic State group in Afghanistan has been killed by a drone strike along with at least four other militants, local officials said.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
Afghanistan assumed full responsibility for security from departing foreign combat troops yesterday, a day after Afghan army mortar shells killed at least 20 civilians in Helmand province.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2015
The last UK combat troops have left Camp Bastion in a huge airlift operation marking the final chapter in the 13-year Afghanistan conflict.
Mon, 27 Oct, 2014
British troops ended their combat operations in Afghanistan as they and US Marines handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan military, 13 years after a US-led invasion launched the costly war against the Taliban.
Ross Kemp is the only person ever to have been nominated Sexiest Male at the Inside Soap awards and to have won a Bafta for best factual programme. Dave Kenny meets TV’s Mr Tough Guy.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2014
Afghan police searched for a Taliban commander who allegedly forced his 10-year-old sister to wear an explosives-packed vest for an aborted suicide attack in the southern province of Helmand.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2014
Robbie Williams may rejoin Take That to record their new album next year, Gary Barlow has revealed.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
The UN has called for £190m aid for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2013
Southern Afghanistan’s top policewoman has died from gunshot wounds, months after her predecessor was murdered.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a police checkpoint and a bank in southern Afghanistan, one of two attacks in the heartland of the insurgency that killed 18 people over 24 hours.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013
The Taliban claimed responsibility today for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four American troops just hours after it announced it would hold talks with the US.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2013
PASHTUNABAD — a poor, wind and flyblown suburb of Quetta — is the type of Pakistani town where commanders in the Afghan Taliban lived after being kicked out of their country in 2001.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2013
Thirty people on board a bus were killed when their vehicle crashed into the wreckage of a truck that had been attacked by Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
A roadside bomb has struck a car in southern Afghanistan, killing six civilians.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2013
Britain’s Prince Harry, who compared shooting insurgents in Afghanistan to playing video games, has probably developed a mental problem, the Taliban said.
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
Rose Martin reports on a house that needs TLC but the views will worth the effort
Sat, 03 Nov, 2012
Britain's Prince Harry may have been the primary target of an attack on the Camp Bastion military compound in Afghanistan, it was claimed today.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012
Two US Marines were killed and several more troops wounded in an attack on the Camp Bastion military compound in Afghanistan.
The Taliban said yesterday it was determined to kill Britain’s Prince Harry, serving in Afghanistan four years after his previous deployment was cut short over security concerns.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
As Britain’s Prince Harry returns to Afghanistan to fly attack helicopters on the frontline, senior Taliban commanders have said they would use Afghan army recruits to try to either kidnap or assassinate him.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has accused the Taliban of beheading 17 villagers, including two women, in volatile Helmand province, in a gruesome attack recalling the dark days of the hardline group’s rule before their 2001 ouster.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
The carnage in Afghanistan continued unabated on a major Muslim holiday today, as attackers killed two pairs of brothers with links to the government and three Nato service members.
Sun, 19 Aug, 2012
Suicide attacks involving as many as 14 bombers struck an Afghan city today, and a motorcycle bomb exploded in a busy market in blasts that killed at least 46 people altogether- the year’s deadliest day for civilians in Afghanistan.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2012
A wave of up to 14 suicide bombers have killed at least 27 people and wounded dozens more in an Afghan city that had been largely peaceful in recent years.
An Afghan policeman has opened fire on Nato soldiers in the fifth such attack in a week, but this time no-one was killed.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
Afghan government representatives have met with a top-ranking Taliban member in his prison cell in Pakistan, an official said, suggesting a small step toward reopening stalled peace talks with the insurgent group.
Three US soldiers have been shot and killed by an Afghan gunman, who was wearing uniform.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
Roadside bombs have killed 14 Afghan civilians, five policemen and one member of the US-led international military coalition in southern Afghanistan, Afghan and Nato authorities said today.
Sun, 08 Jul, 2012
A man in an Afghan army uniform has shot and wounded coalition troops in eastern Afghanistan, in the latest incident of an insider attack.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2012
An airstrike by the US-led Nato coalition has killed eight members of a family in eastern Afghanistan, local authorities have said.
Sun, 27 May, 2012
Hundreds of protesters carrying the bodies of two people killed in a Nato-Afghan raid have blocked a key road in eastern Afghanistan.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
A British commander has warned against international forces “rushing for the exit” in Afghanistan.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2012
Four US army personnel are feared dead after a helicopter crashed in bad weather during the night in Afghanistan.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
Fifteen people have been killed after suicide bombers struck two government offices in southern and western Afghanistan as militants step up attacks across the country, authorities said.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2012
An Afghan man who crashed a stolen vehicle on to the runway at Camp Bastion as US defence secretary Leon Panetta arrived there has died of his injuries.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
The UK is “sticking to its course” in Afghanistan amid warnings British troops could be killed in reprisal attacks for the killing of 16 civilians by a US soldier, Downing Street said.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2012
Six soldiers are missing, believed killed, after an armoured vehicle was caught in an explosion in Afghanistan, the UK's Ministry of Defence said today.
Wed, 07 Mar, 2012
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Sat, 03 Mar, 2012
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