More than 20 were also injured after a bomb attack in the Afghan capital
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Wednesday 14 March 2012
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in Afghanistan today to meet troops, commanders and Afghan government officials just days after a US soldier allegedly went on a deadly shooting spree.
Monday 27 February 2012
More Nato troops are wounded as details emerge about Pakistani training of killer who struck at Interior Ministry
Thursday 23 February 2012
President Barack Obama apologised today for the burning of copies of the Muslim holy book at a US military base this week, as violent protests raging nationwide led a man dressed in an Afghan army uniform to kill two US troops.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
More than 2,000 angry Afghans have gathered outside a US airbase to protest against the inadvertent burning of Korans and other Islamic religious materials.
Monday 06 February 2012
More than 3,000 civilians were killed in the war in Afghanistan in 2011, the fifth year in a row the number has risen, according to the United Nations in a report likely to revive tension between the Afghan government and its Western backers.
Saturday 21 January 2012
France is considering an early exit from Afghanistan after four unarmed French soldiers were yesterday killed by an Afghan army trainee.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Two British men and their Afghan driver and interpreter, all of whom work for a private security firm, have been arrested in Kabul for carrying illegal weapons, officials said yesterday.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Two British men and their Afghan driver and interpreter – all of whom work for a private security company – have been arrested in Kabul for carrying illegal weapons.
Monday 05 December 2011
After more than 10 years of conflict and tens of thousands of lives lost, the international community has more responsibilities towards Afghanistan than ever. At the second multilateral conference in Bonn today, a decade on from the first, we must prove that those commitments will be comprehensively met.
Sunday 04 December 2011
Care agencies map out a future for Afghanistan to guide Bonn Conference foreign ministers tomorrow
Monday 21 November 2011
More than 1,000 university students blocked a main highway in eastern Afghanistan yesterday after tribal elders agreed to discussions on a security pact that would allow American troops to remain in the country after a planned transfer of authority in 2014.
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