News Afghan children play cricket on the outskirts of Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, near to Alinghar, Laghman where the cricket players were shot by a gunman.

Authorities say the gunman rode on a motorbike and shot the group of men

Nato to end Libya mission on Monday

Nato says it will end its air campaign over Libya next Monday, following the UN Security Council decision to lift the no-fly zone and end military action to protect civilians.

Lithuanian jet in mid-air collision

A Lithuanian military plane has crashed after colliding in mid-air with a French Nato jet, officials said.

Nato service member killed in Afghanistan

A government health worker and his driver were killed today in a roadside bomb blast in northern Afghanistan, officials said.

Afghanistan blast pushes Nato toll to eight



Another Nato service member has died in Afghanistan, bringing the total killed in the past two days of fighting to eight, officials said today.

Five Nato troops killed in Afghanistan blast

Five Nato service members have been killed in a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan.

Nato Chinook in crash-landing

A Nato helicopter crash-landed today in eastern Afghanistan, just days after the downing of a Chinook dispatched to bring in reinforcements for elite troops under attack.

Nato probes helicopter crash that killed 38

Nato tried to ascertain yesterday if Taliban insurgents shot down a helicopter in Afghanistan, killing 38 people in the largest loss of life for foreign troops in a single incident in 10 years of war.

NATO says 4 killed in Afghan attacks

NATO says four of its service members have been killed by insurgents in two separate attacks in Afghanistan.

US special forces die after Taliban shoot down helicopter

Most deadly incident for the coalition in the decade-long war will apply further pressure for rapid withdrawal of troops

38 troops die in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said 31 US special forces and seven Afghan soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash in eastern Wardak province.

Nato ship failed to help dying migrants

Italy's Foreign Minister has called on Nato to investigate reports that an alliance warship failed to come to the rescue of a boat stranded off the coast of Libya for nearly a week, and that scores of migrants aboard may have died for lack of food and water.

Nato soldier killed by insurgents

Insurgents have killed a Nato soldier in southern Afghanistan, the alliance says.

Kosovo: Nato sends in reinforcements

Nato announced yesterday that it will send hundreds more troops to Kosovo after an escalation of violence between ethnic Albanians and Serbs last week.

BBC fears journalist may have been killed by Nato

The BBC has asked Nato to investigate the death of one of its journalists in Afghanistan after reports suggested international forces could have been involved.

Afghan civilians pay lethal price for new policy on air strikes

Reducing 'collateral damage' is seen as a 'secondary consideration' as the coalition prepares withdrawal
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