More than 20 were also injured after a bomb attack in the Afghan capital
Talks to decide the future of US involvement in Afghanistan continued last night, amid tensions over a "military operation" in which American forces "forcibly removed" a senior Taliban commander from an Afghan government convoy.
Blue biscuit-based star joined programme from Westminster to promote new show
The Afghan cricket team has united the war-town country behind its sporting success
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the most senior Afghan detainee to be released
Country's interior minister releases statement announcing 'deeply saddening' incident which also wounded 13 others
Southern Afghanistan’s top policewoman has died after being shot in an ambush, months after her predecessor was murdered.
If Julia Gillard paved the way for future female leaders in Australia, there is no sign of that legacy in new Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s Cabinet, which contains just one woman: Julie Bishop, the Foreign Minister-elect.
Winston Churchill's great-grandson has delivered a petition with more than 55,000 signatures to Downing Street, demanding action from David Cameron to protect Afghan interpreters who served on the front line in Helmand with British troops.
The aircraft, believed to be a US helicopter, also injured two other special forces servicemen and destroyed part of a police checkpoint
A soldier who posthumously received one of only two Victoria Crosses awarded for exceptional bravery in Afghanistan was killed by his own grenade, an inquest heard.
The mission required special permission from Defence Secretary Philip Hammond
President Nazarbayev said he had been watching Cameron and praised him for 'the way he protects the interests of the British people all over the world'
Pressure groups have called on the PM to raise human rights issues with the regime
Jennifer Lopez performed one of the most unusual – and controversial – concerts of her career this weekend, when she crooned “Happy Birthday Mr President” at a lavish ceremony to mark the 56th birthday of Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, the leader of Turkmenistan and one of the world’s most repressive dictators.
Mr Cameron will be the first serving British Prime Minister to visit the former Soviet republic