A soldier left traumatised after being severely wounded during a surprise attack in Afghanistan and witnessing the deaths of five of his colleagues was jailed for six years yesterday for killing his 20-month old daughter.
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Friday 21 December 2012
British troops could be withdrawn from Afghanistan even faster after better-than-expected progress by the country's own security forces, David Cameron signalled today.
Thursday 29 November 2012
Risk of abuse and mistreatment means UK forces cannot transfer suspected insurgents to Afghan intelligence service, judge told
Tuesday 27 November 2012
He will take to the airwaves from Camp Bastion in Helmand Province from 10 December
Monday 12 November 2012
A British soldier died today as a result of an "insider attack" at his base in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said.
Tuesday 30 October 2012
Latest deaths bring the number of UK forces killed in ‘green on blue’ attacks to 11 this year
Sunday 28 October 2012
An Army medic killed while on patrol in Afghanistan was described yesterday by her grieving sister as a brave, beautiful, and determined woman.
Saturday 27 October 2012
An initial review into the deaths of a Royal Marine and an army medic in Afghanistan has revealed the killings were not caused by "friendly fire", the Ministry of Defence has said.
Thursday 25 October 2012
An army medic, who died alongside a Royal Marine in a firefight in Helmand involving the local police, has become the third woman soldier to be killed in Afghanistan.
Thursday 25 October 2012
A Royal Marine and a woman soldier have died from injuries received while on patrol in Afghanistan.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Crowds gathered to wave off a tall ship as it set sail to become the first vessel of its kind to voyage around the world with a crew of disabled sailors.
Thursday 30 August 2012
Three Australian soldiers were killed and two wounded in Afghanistan after a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire and another two Australian soldiers were killed in an unrelated helicopter crash.
Monday 27 August 2012
Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have beheaded 17 Afghan civilians for taking part in a music event in a Taliban-controlled area of southern Afghanistan.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
The families of three British servicemen killed in Afghanistan stood together in their grief today as they watched their loved ones' bodies repatriated to the UK.
Saturday 18 August 2012
A soldier from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards has been killed in Afghanistan while on sentry duty, the Ministry of Defence said today.
Sunday 12 August 2012
The families of two British servicemen killed on duty in Afghanistan have paid tribute to them.
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