With enough recent crises and challenges — Iran, Israel, Yemen, North Korea, Russia and Brexit — to keep foreign ministries fully occupied, it’s possible to overlook one that, having exploded 16 years ago, still burns: Afghanistan’s war goes on and on, currently at a low level but threatening to detonate again as the Taliban and increasingly Islamic State (IS) step up their campaigns across the country.
Sat, 19 May, 2018
Afghanistan's former president has criticised both the US and Pakistan, accusing them of using the Afghan war to further their own interests and calling on Washington to sanction Pakistani military and intelligence officials.
Wed, 07 Feb, 2018
US army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who walked away from his post in Afghanistan and became a prisoner of the Taliban for five years, will face court-martial on charges of desertion and endangering US troops, army officials said yesterday.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2015