As a photojournalist, Kate Brooks was used to documenting war zones. Then she discovered a new kind of genocide – the killing of Africa’s elephants
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Thursday 22 August 2013
A US soldier who killed 16 Afghan villagers has apologised in court for his “act of cowardice”.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
I wish the fugitive well. But we should focus on what he revealed, not who he is
Thursday 30 May 2013
The American soldier accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians, most of them women and children, as they slept in villages adjacent to an army outpost in Kandahar province early last year is to plead guilty at a hearing next week in an attempt to stave off the death penalty, his lawyer said.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan has killed five American service members, officials said today.
Thursday 07 February 2013
Iran's state TV has broadcast footage allegedly extracted from a CIA drone captured in 2011.
Friday 14 December 2012
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.
Thursday 06 December 2012
The intelligence chief was wounded in an assassination attempt in Kabul today.
Thursday 16 August 2012
Eleven people were killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, including seven US soldiers and three Afghan allies, the Nato-led force in the country said.
Friday 27 July 2012
Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan during the past three months were up 11 per cent, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest statistics on monthly violence released by the US-led coalition.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Seven attackers were killed today after storming a base of the Nato coalition in Kandahar province of southern Afghanistan.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Three suicide attackers blew themselves up in the largest city in southern Afghanistan today, killing 22 people and wounding at least 50 others in a dusty marketplace that was turned into a gruesome scene of blood and bodies.
Thursday 17 May 2012
A group of suicide bombers armed with explosive-laden vests, automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenades stormed a government compound today in western Afghanistan, killing at least seven people, officials said.
Monday 26 March 2012
An Afghan soldier shot and killed two Nato soldiers at a base in southern Afghanistan today.
Monday 19 March 2012
MP sent to investigate massacre suggests two women were raped but others deny her claim
Thursday 15 March 2012
The American soldier accused of shooting dead 16 Afghan villagers in a pre-dawn rampage has been flown to Kuwait, it has emerged.
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