Three US-led troops hurt in Afghanistan
Tue, 03 May 2011 10:09:58 GMT
Three US-led alliance troops have been injured in southern Afghanistan after militants destroyed their convoy in an explosion, a report says.

US-led strike kills 10 Afghan guards
Tue, 03 May 2011 06:58:18 GMT
At least ten Afghan security guards have been killed after US-led coalition troops launched air raids in central Afghanistan, a report say.

Blast kills US-led soldier in Afghanistan
Tue, 03 May 2011 04:32:39 GMT
A soldier from the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has been killed in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan, says a statement by the Western military alliance.

Karzai urges US to stop killing civilians
Mon, 02 May 2011 14:56:56 GMT
President Hamid Karzai has urged the US-led forces to refrain from bombing Afghan civilians in the name of the so-called war on terrorism.

'NATO will continue Afghan mission'
Mon, 02 May 2011 10:21:30 GMT
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said the alliance will continue its mission in Afghanistan despite the recent killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

Afghan tribes deny US partnership
Mon, 02 May 2011 09:38:34 GMT
The majority of Afghan tribal leaders have announced their opposition to having strategic partnership with the United States to Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Afghan children killed in US-led strike
Sun, 01 May 2011 18:15:54 GMT
A US-led missile strike has killed at least three Afghan children and wounded several others in Afghanistan's troubled south.

Afghan officers fired after jailbreak
Sun, 01 May 2011 09:16:15 GMT
Afghan officials have fired 17 top police officers in Kandahar, declaring security alerts a week after a big jailbreak in the southern province.

Afghan market blast kills 3, wounds 14
Sun, 01 May 2011 06:30:32 GMT
A bomb has exploded in a crowded market in southeast Afghanistan, leaving at least three civilians dead and 14 others wounded, the Interior Ministry says.

Several inmates escape from Afghan jail
Sun, 01 May 2011 03:34:22 GMT
At least eight prisoners have reportedly escaped from a detention center in Afghanistan's northwestern province of Herat.

Senior US officers among dead in Kabul
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 10:23:18 GMT
The Pentagon has released the names and ranks of the eight US service members killed after former Afghan pilot opened fire on US-led troops at a Kabul training center.

Taliban militants declare new offensive
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:52:49 GMT
Taliban militants in Afghanistan have declared a fresh offensive amid surging insecurity in the asian country, warning they would hit various targets.

US: Insecurity on rise in Afghanistan
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 17:59:32 GMT
The US Defense Department 'says security' incidents have been on the rise in Afghanistan despite a troop surge in the war-ravaged nation.

In Afghan war, 13 US-led soldiers killed
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 12:50:18 GMT
Separate violent incidents have killed at least 13 US-led foreign troops in various parts of Afghanistan since Wednesday, the Western military alliance says.

3 US-led soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 06:16:40 GMT
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) says three US-led foreign soldiers have been killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan.

Three US-led troops injured in Kandahar
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 11:06:03 GMT
Three US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers have been injured when a roadside bomb targeted their convoy in southern Afghanistan.

Two US-led troops killed in Afghanistan
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 09:08:19 GMT
Two troops of the US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) have been killed in two separate incidents in the war-ravaged Afghanistan, the alliance says.

US: Afghanistan withdrawal to be slow
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:44:51 GMT
Nine years after the occupation of Afghanistan, a high-ranking US officer has said the drawdown of US-led foreign forces from the Asian country will be a slow process.

Afghan pilot kills 8 US-led soldiers
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 11:49:16 GMT
A veteran Afghan army pilot has opened fire on US-led forces in Afghanistan, killing at least eight foreign soldiers and a contractor, wounding several others.

3 killed in Pak-Afghan border clashes
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 12:00:20 GMT
A gun battle between Afghan and Pakistani soldiers along the borders of the two countries have left at least three Afghans dead and four Pakistanis wounded.

Afghan pilot kills, injures NATO forces
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 07:52:05 GMT
An Afghan army officer has opened fire on foreign troops at Kabul airport, leaving one dead and several others injured, a report says.

Afghan jailbreak inside job: Karzai
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 08:24:54 GMT
Afghan President Hamid Karzai says hundreds of inmates who have escaped from a central prison in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, must have received inside help.

US-led forces kill two Afghan civilians
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 05:17:42 GMT
Two civilians have been killed by US-led foreign troops in eastern Afghanistan, amid growing discontent over the rising number of civilian fatalities in the war-ravaged country.

Al-Qaeda number 2 killed, report claims
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 17:11:47 GMT
Foreign forces in Afghanistan say they have killed the second most-wanted al-Qaeda leader in the country amid growing suspicions over the US-led war on terror.

65 recaptured after Afghan jail break
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 11:47:48 GMT
Afghan security forces have re-arrested 65 prisoners that had escaped from Kandahar central prison in southern Afghanistan.

7 US fuel tankers torched in Afghanistan
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 09:07:05 GMT
Taliban militants have attacked seven US fuel tankers supplying oil to American troops and torched them in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni.

Afghan police shoot dead fugitives
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 17:08:35 GMT
Two prison escapees have been shot dead while 26 others have been recaptured after hundreds of militants escaped from a jail overnight in troubled southern Afghanistan.

540 Taliban militants flee Kandahar jail
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 07:51:37 GMT
At least 540 Taliban militants, including 106 commanders, have escaped from Kandahar central prison in southern Afghanistan, an official says.

Violence kills 500 Afghans in 30 days
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 17:21:48 GMT
Afghanistan's government says nearly 500 Afghans have been killed in the war-torn country in the past month alone amid deteriorating security situation there.

Four US-led troops killed in Afghan war
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 13:15:43 GMT
Separate explosions and violent incidents have killed four US-led troops in Afghanistan as the Taliban step up attacks against foreign forces in the country.

Afghan blast kills 2 more US-led troops
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 05:41:09 GMT
A bomb attack has claimed the lives of two US-led soldiers in southern Afghanistan as foreign forces face a climbing number of deadly attacks in the war-ravaged country.

Taliban say US chopper shot down
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 11:43:04 GMT
The Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for downing a NATO helicopter in Kapisa province -- some 65 kilometers north of the capital, Kabul.

NATO chopper crashes in Afghanistan
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 05:13:55 GMT
A helicopter used by the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan has crashed in the northeastern province of Kapisa as the attacks against US-led troops surge in the war-torn country.

US war crimes suspect out of the brig
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 02:19:24 GMT
A US soldier, who has been charged with killing three Afghan civilians last year, has been released and put under house arrest by a US Army judge.

US-led soldier killed in Afghan war
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 13:39:17 GMT
A powerful bomb explosion has killed a US-led soldier in Afghanistan, as foreign forces experience their deadliest days in the war-ravaged country.

US-led airstrike kills Afghan civilians
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 10:29:38 GMT
Two separate airstrikes by US-led foreign forces have killed several civilians and wounded many more in various parts of Afghanistan.

NATO tankers torched in N Afghanistan
Fri, 22 Apr 2011 08:11:37 GMT
Armed men have attacked five NATO oil tankers transporting fuel for US-led forces in north Afghanistan and set them ablaze.

3 police officers killed in Afghanistan
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 09:00:44 GMT
A bomb blast has claimed the lives of at least 3 police officers and left 6 others wounded in Afghanistan, provincial officials say.

French soldier killed in Afghan war
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 19:44:46 GMT
A French soldier has been killed and nine others were injured in Afghanistan's Kapisa province in the latest spate of attacks against US-led soldiers in the country.

Second UK woman dies in Afghanistan
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 19:33:54 GMT
A British servicewoman working in a bomb disposal team in the province of Helmand in Afghanistan has been killed, British Defense Ministry says.

US-led airstrike kills Afghan women, kid
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 06:51:02 GMT
A US-led airstrike in eastern Afghanistan has killed three civilians, including two women and a child, amid a growing public discontent over such attacks.

Afghan war kills British soldier
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 10:17:16 GMT
A Britain soldier wounded by a bomb in Afghanistan has died in a hospital in England, bringing to 364 the number of UK troops killed in war-torn Afghanistan since the US-led invasion of the country in 2001.

Afghan blast leaves 10 NATO casualties
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 06:06:11 GMT
Taliban-linked militants have attacked US-led forces in eastern Afghanistan, killing and wounding ten foreign troops in the war-torn country.

'Expect another hard year in Afghan war'
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 00:01:08 GMT
Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the US military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, has said that the coming year will be a difficult one for US troops in Afghanistan.

Afghans protest Qur'an desecration
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 10:10:28 GMT
Thousands of Afghans have attacked a company in the capital Kabul for desecrating Islam's Holy Book and recycling copies of the Qur'an.

Several killed in Afghanistan attacks
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 13:35:06 GMT
Separate militant attacks and violent incidents have killed several people in various parts of Afghanistan as the security situation continues to deteriorate in the country.

Afghan Defense Ministry blast kills 2
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 09:00:43 GMT
A bomber has attacked Afghanistan's Defense Ministry in the capital city of Kabul, killing two and wounding seven ministry employees.

One Afghan protester killed, 10 injured
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 07:58:17 GMT
At least one Afghan protester has been killed and 10 others have been left wounded in northern Afghanistan as police opened fire at the demonstrations against the presence of foreign troops in the country.

Afghanistan probes secret US jails
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:48:29 GMT
The Afghan government is conducting an investigation about secret detention centers in the country which are run by the US military.

3 US-led troops killed in S Afghanistan
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 04:57:38 GMT
Three more US-led soldiers have been killed in Blasts in southern Afghanistan, bringing the number of foreign troops killed in the war-torn country to over 130 in 2011.

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