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 24 February 2011
Security in the country is at its lowest level for a decade and two-fifths of the country is off-limits, a departing United Nations official claimed yesterday.
Saturday 12 February 2011
NATO and Afghan forces today battled Taliban militants attacking the police headquarters in Kandahar City, the capital of the insurgents' heartland and a focus of anti-war efforts.
Wednesday 09 February 2011
Insurgents killed two members of Nato's mission to Afghanistan in the south of the country today, the multinational force said.
Monday 31 January 2011
Ivica Kostelic took another step towards the men's alpine skiing World Cup when he won the super-combined crystal globe in Chamonix yesterday.
Saturday 29 January 2011
A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle packed with explosives has rammed into a car carrying the deputy governor of Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, killing him and wounding three of his bodyguards.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Afghan and Nato forces have caused more than $100m damage to fruit crops and homes during security operations in southern Kandahar province, a government delegation claimed yesterday.
Saturday 08 January 2011
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a bathhouse in a southern Afghan border town yesterday, killing 17 people as men gathered to wash for Friday prayers.
Friday 07 January 2011
British Land has bought the Drake Circus shopping centre in Plymouth, above, for £240m from David Ross's Kandahar Real Estate. The 425,000-square-foot shopping centre was the largest asset in the Kandahar property group runby Carphone Warehouse'sco-founder David Ross.
Friday 07 January 2011
The chap who founded Carphone Warehouse but left in disgrace?
Monday 27 December 2010
A suicide car bombing in the southern Taliban stronghold of Kandahar killed three people and wounded 26 others, mostly police, officials said, in an attack spotlighting instability in Afghanistan as the Nato-led fight against insurgents there approaches the start of its 10th year.
Saturday 11 December 2010
A roadside bomb planted by the Taliban killed 15 civilians in remote southern Afghanistan and a shootout with NATO forces killed seven people in the east today, as Afghanistan saw a wave of violence, authorities said.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Friday 05 November 2010
Fighting between US-led forces and the Taliban has destroyed or damaged hundreds of houses during a crucial campaign in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province, a human rights group said.
Saturday 30 October 2010
Nato and Afghan forces, which this week seized the last Taliban safe haven directly threatening Kandahar City, are drawing up plans to stop insurgents re-infiltrating the area and waging a campaign of intimidation against local inhabitants.
Monday 25 October 2010
Mr and Mrs Smith star admits she's 'never been comfortable on-screen'
Singer was ordered not to 'blow her rape whistle' in song 'Vegas'
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
G20 summit: David Cameron warns Vladimir Putin that Russia's relationship with the West is at a 'fork in the road' over Ukraine
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
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