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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Saturday 23 October 2010
A photographer for The New York Times was seriously injured by a mine today in southern Afghanistan where international forces are pushing into Taliban strongholds to try to turn the tide of the war.
Thursday 21 October 2010
Monday 18 October 2010
The final and critical phase of the offensive to clear Kandahar, the spiritual home of the Taliban, began yesterday with hundreds of troops carrying out an air assault on the main insurgent base in the region.
Friday 15 October 2010
A wounded soldier with a clear path to the exit refused to leave his fallen comrade behind even as a gunman fired off shots near them during last year's deadly rampage at the Fort Hood Army base, a military court heard yesterday.
Ahmed Wali Karzai: 'The stories are very hurtful. The only thing I haven't been accused of is prostitution'
Monday 04 October 2010
Tuesday 28 September 2010
Tuesday 14 September 2010
Saturday 04 September 2010
A suicide bomber perched on the back of a motorcycle killed five Afghan policemen and one civilian in the increasingly violent northern province of Kunduz today.
Wednesday 01 September 2010
The director of an office for facilitating pilgrimages to Islamic holy sites was killed in a bomb attack in the volatile southern city of Kandahar today, Afghan police said.
Tuesday 31 August 2010
Seven American soldiers were killed in Afghanistan in separate incidents yesterday, the US military has confirmed. Five were killed by one improvised explosive device and the other two soldiers were killed by a second IED.
Saturday 28 August 2010
Saturday 14 August 2010
More than 20 insurgents including Arab, Chechen and Pakistani fighters have been killed by NATO and Afghan forces who are ramping up operations in the east against a Taliban faction linked to al-Qaida, the international coalition said today.
Tuesday 03 August 2010
Insurgents launched a ground attack on Nato's largest base in southern Afghanistan today, but did not breach its defences, officials said.
Monday 26 July 2010
Police say 26 people were killed when a speeding bus crashed in southern Afghanistan.
Sunday 25 July 2010
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