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Southern Afghanistan’s top policewoman has died after being shot in an ambush, months after her predecessor was murdered.
The mission required special permission from Defence Secretary Philip Hammond
Incident marks a continued escalation of violence as Nato forces withdraw from Afghanistan
'I’m not trying to compete with the photographer because I couldn’t'
Troops are first to die in vehicle brought in to protect against IEDs in Afghanistan
Prime Minister David Cameron said today that the UK had paid a "a very high price" for the work it was doing in Afghanistan after three soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb attack
War is no fit "theme" for a funeral, says Afghanistan veteran Joe Glenton
A huge airlift to bring thousands of tons of military equipment back from Afghanistan to the UK has begun, ahead of the full withdrawal of British troops by the end of next year.
British troops could be withdrawn from Afghanistan even faster after better-than-expected progress by the country's own security forces, David Cameron signalled today.
Risk of abuse and mistreatment means UK forces cannot transfer suspected insurgents to Afghan intelligence service, judge told
He will take to the airwaves from Camp Bastion in Helmand Province from 10 December
A Royal Marine and a woman soldier have died from injuries received while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Rising anger within the armed forces at the prospect of extra troops being drafted in to guard the Olympics due to the G4S scandal has forced ministers and military top brass to consider paying the soldiers a bonus.
The shooting of two UK soldiers by Afghan security personnel has led to tension and uncertainty. By Kim Sengupta in Lashkar Gah
British troops have been banned from transferring suspected Taliban prisoners over to the Afghan authorities because of claims of torture by local forces, it was revealed yesterday.
Latest in series of attacks by Afghan security forces on international allies