The airstrikes continued for more than 30 minutes even though military officials had again been informed of the hospital’s location after staff became aware of the attacks
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the crash, but this has not been confirmed by US officials
The history of Afghanistan's last ten years is the history of the West walking away
'Booky Wook 2' was among literature deemed inappropriate for inmates
Murder on the Victorian Railway, BBC2
An Afghan policewoman shot and killed an American adviser outside the police headquarters in Kabul today, the latest in a rising tide of insider attacks by Afghans against their foreign allies, senior Afghan officials said.
An American service member was killed and three others were wounded Thursday afternoon when a suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a heavily armored military vehicle just outside a base where US Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta had been visiting troops earlier in the day.
Two small machines sit on a shelf in a closet at Kabul International Airport, surrounded by cardboard boxes and idle desk fans.
The British Museum, aided by British police and the UK Border Force, has helped return to Afghanistan hundreds of looted antiquities seized from smugglers, The Independent can reveal.
Video of brutal killing is released on same day as donors promise £10bn of aid after troop withdrawal in 2014
Taliban plans forced SAS to bring forward daring rescue mission
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.
Afghanistan is on fire and the leaders of the two largest Nato powers fighting there, Barack Obama and David Cameron, were headed for a college basketball game in Ohio. Popcorn and hotdogs were on the agenda.
Seven people were killed today in clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters demonstrating against the burning of Muslim holy books at a Nato military base.
Commander forced into grovelling apology in attempt to placate 3,000-strong mob
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.