Afghanistan

Two militants blown up by own explosives in Uruzgan province

At least two militants were blown up by own explosives in southern Uruzgan province of Afghanistan. Defense minitry spokesman, Gen. Zahir Azimi, said the

Daniel MĂ©nard, ex-Canadian general jailed in Afghanistan, to be released

A former Canadian brigadier-general who has spent the last three weeks in an Afghan jail is expected to be released “imminently,” according to

US troops pulling out of Afghanistan

The withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan is gathering momentum and by the end of 2014 all combat troops are scheduled to have

British troops may have to ‘fight’ their way out of Afghanistan

The warning came as the 20th Armoured Brigade prepares to deploy to the war-torn country this summer.They are due to leave by the end

Taliban commanders sexually abuse young boys

The Taliban group commanders in Afghanistan have been accused of sexually abusing young boys, after hiring them for insurgency activities. The Afghan intelligence

5 militants killed, 4 injured in W Afghanistan

At least five Taliban militants have been killed and four others injured in clashes with Afghan security forces, in the western part of

US-led soldier dies in eastern Afghanistan: ISAF

A foreign soldier serving with the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has died of non-combat related injuries in the troubled eastern Afghanistan, the western

Bomb attack injures 3 US-led soldiers in Afghanistan

Three US-led soldiers have been wounded in a bomb attack that hit a tank in Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar Afghan security sources said the

US soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan

An American soldier serving with the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has been killed in a militant attack on a base in

35 NATO tankers attacked in Afghanistan

Taliban militants have attacked and destroyed a convoy of fuel tankers belonging to US-led foreign forces in the western part of Afghanistan, Press