The details of what has been happening to Britain’s military equipment in Afghanistan were given today as the government there assumed responsibility for security across the country and international forces embarked on the final part of their exit strategy from the war.
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Thursday 09 February 2012
Training for combat missions set to reignite debate over safety of his fellow troops
Tuesday 24 January 2012
A British soldier died at a base in southern Afghanistan today.
Sunday 01 January 2012
A soldier from 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment was killed in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said yesterday.
Saturday 31 December 2011
A soldier has been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said today.
Monday 26 December 2011
A member of the Royal Air Force who was injured in the same explosion that killed a Royal Marine in Afghanistan has died of his injuries. The serviceman was seriously wounded when his vehicle was caught in an explosion south of Kabul on Thursday.
Sunday 25 December 2011
Security forces in Afghanistan have killed 30 suspected insurgents in a series of clashes around the country.
Tuesday 20 December 2011
David Cameron flew into Afghanistan today to pay a pre-Christmas visit to troops - but his plans were left in tatters by bad weather.
Wednesday 14 December 2011
Secret report says end to combat operations would undermine gains and worsen security
Friday 09 December 2011
Even his creator failed to kill off the world's greatest detective, so it's no surprise that he is back in the new series of the BBC's acclaimed updating. Gerard Gilbert goes on set with stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Afghan president Hamid Karzai today blamed a Pakistan-based terror group for the devastating suicide bombing against a Shiite shrine in Kabul.
Friday 18 November 2011
Three British soldiers have been killed in two days in Afghanistan.
Friday 04 November 2011
A soldier shot dead in Afghanistan was named tonight as Private Matthew Haseldin, from 2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment.
Friday 04 November 2011
A soldier was shot dead in Afghanistan yesterday, the Ministry of Defence said.
Thursday 03 November 2011
A teenage soldier whose final letter to his parents became a symbol of sacrifice when it was published in The Independent is to be remembered in a charity single.
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