A bomb planted inside a mosque microphone killed the governor of Afghanistan's eastern Logar province as he was delivering a speech to worshippers on this morning to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, officials said.
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Tuesday 12 June 2012
A Royal Navy warship has destroyed a Second World War mine discovered off the coast of Sardinia.
Saturday 09 June 2012
A Taliban suicide bomber disguised as a woman and wearing a burqa blew himself up in a market in eastern Afghanistan today, killing four French troops, officials said.
Friday 08 June 2012
The Afghan President said yesterday that 18 people killed in a Nato air-strike in the east of the country on Wednesday were all civilians.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Two Pakistani intelligence officials say four missiles were fired at the village of Mana Raghzai near the border with Afghanistan this morning.
Friday 01 June 2012
A bomb has exploded in an insurgent attack on a US-led coalition base in eastern Afghanistan, say Afghan officials.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Al-Qa'ida's second in command in Afghanistan has been killed in an air strike in eastern Kunar province, Nato says.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Nato forces have killed al-Qa'ida's second-highest ranking leader in Afghanistan in an air strike.
Saturday 26 May 2012
The French president François Hollande continued his whirlwind introduction to office yesterday with a snap visit to Afghanistan to defend his early withdrawal of French troops.
Friday 25 May 2012
French President Francois Hollande made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan today to visit some of the French troops he wants to pull out later this year, defending his plan for their early exit after meeting his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai.
Thursday 24 May 2012
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
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