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Security deteriorating in Afghanistan: Red Cross

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 18:45

The International Committee of the Red Cross warned that security was deteriorating across Afghanistan as militants flood the battlefield.

Key Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 08:47

A key Taliban commander, identified as Safiullah alias Shafiq, has been killed in Afghanistan`s Wardak province, an official said.

Afghan roadside bomb hits bus, nine killed

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 11:33

A roadside bomb in Afghanistan exploded under a bus, killing nine people and wounding at least 22 people in an attack by suspected Taliban militants.

NATO air strike kills 10 Afghan kids

Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 08:07

At least 10 children were killed and six women were injured in Afghanistan`s Kunar province in a security operation involving NATO`s aircraft.

Afghanistan`s relations with Pakistan at new low

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 08:11

So far, Afghanistan has been unsuccessful in getting militants to negotiate peace and needs Pakistan`s help.

F-16 crashes in Afghanistan, killing pilot: NATO

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 07:58

NATO said in a statement that the cause of crash is still being investigated, but initial reporting indicates that there was no insurgent activity in the area.

Afghanistan`s `biggest-ever` truck bomb defused in Kabul

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 23:33

Security forces in Kabul defused a truck bomb packed with nearly eight tonnes of explosives, the biggest of its kind discovered in the country.

US House chairman for more troops in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 20:38

United States military leaders and the American ambassador favour a residual force of 13,600 in Afghanistan after combat troops leave at the end of 2014.

`Taliban prisoners` release on halt due to distrust`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 12:51

Pakistan had put on hold the release of Afghan Taliban prisoners to boost the troubled peace process in Afghanistan.

Raid kills insurgent behind US troop death: NATO

Last Updated: Monday, February 18, 2013, 17:58

The US-led international coalition in Afghanistan says a raid last week in the country`s east has killed an insurgent who was responsible for a 2012 insider attack.

Afghan leader, US general discuss civilian deaths

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 22:50

Afghan President Hamid Karzai demanded an explanation from the new top commander of US and NATO troops for an air strike that local officials say killed 10 civilians.

Afghan war to be over by the end of 2014: Barack Obama

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 10:09

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced to withdraw 34,000 American troops from war-torn Afghanistan.