Muslim militant group Hizb-e-Islami have claimed responsibility for the early morning attack
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.
The British armed forces have returned historical artefacts dating back as far as the Bronze Age to Afghan museums, after they were stolen and smuggled abroad, it was announced today.
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
Two dead after assassin tricks his way into heavily armed compound and then opens fire
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
A devastating leaked Nato report shows the extent of US failure, as the Taliban prepare for the occupying forces to leave
China already has the biggest single foreign investment in Afghanistan – a £2.2bn copper mining deal
Afghan president Hamid Karzai today blamed a Pakistan-based terror group for the devastating suicide bombing against a Shiite shrine in Kabul.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai cut short a European trip and returned to Kabul today to visit the scores of wounded and the bereaved families of those killed in an unprecedented sectarian assault on a Shiite shrine in the capital.