A US soldier who killed 16 Afghan villagers has apologised in court for his “act of cowardice”.
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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
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.
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