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Tuesday 14 May 2013
British troops are going to have their tours in Afghanistan lengthened by half while the exit strategy from the 12-year-old war is underway, the Defence Secretary Philip Hammond announced today.
Saturday 30 March 2013
The latest in a string of civilian deaths causing friction with the Afghan leadership
Wednesday 20 March 2013
US special operations forces and their Afghan counterparts will withdraw from a strategic eastern province after complaints that they were involved in human rights abuses.
Monday 11 March 2013
A police officer opened fire on US and Afghan forces at a police headquarters, leading to a firefight that killed two US troops and two other Afghan policemen. The attacker was also killed in the shoot-out.
Sunday 24 February 2013
The Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, has ordered American special forces to leave a province of Afghanistan within two weeks, amid allegations that locals working on behalf of the foreign troops have committed acts of torture.
Monday 17 December 2012
President Hamid Karzai extended Hungary's President, Janos Ader, a warm welcome yesterday despite the snow storm that was swirling around Kabul. After meeting the Afghan leader, President Ader offered Hungary's co-operation in a number of fields, including exploiting the war-torn country's vast mineral wealth.
Friday 26 October 2012
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan today, killing 36 people and wounding at 23, government and hospital officials said.
Sunday 19 August 2012
Mineral rich, but war-torn Afghanistan is to reform its mining laws in what operators in the country say could spark a "gold rush" in the country.
Friday 20 July 2012
Ah free schools, David Cameron said last week, "symbolise everything that is good about the revolution that we are bringing to Britain's schools: choice for parents... free schools work and parents and teachers want more of them. So more is what they are going to get".
Thursday 19 July 2012
David Cameron today warned the Taliban not to “wait it out” in Afghanistan until troops withdraw in 2014.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Militants crossed into Pakistan from Afghanistan and killed 13 Pakistani troops, beheading seven of them, the Pakistani military charged, and the country's outraged new prime minister said he would protest to the Afghan president.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
US-led forces in Afghanistan say they will be limiting air strikes against houses to self-defence for troops, following a strike last week that killed women and children alongside insurgents.
Sunday 27 May 2012
An airstrike by the US-led Nato coalition has killed eight members of a family in eastern Afghanistan, local authorities have said.
Saturday 26 May 2012
The French president François Hollande continued his whirlwind introduction to office yesterday with a snap visit to Afghanistan to defend his early withdrawal of French troops.
Monday 14 May 2012
Latest fatal attack brings the number of UK military killed in the Afghan conflict to 414
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