An Afghan official says six Afghan soldiers have been killed in an attack on a military base in the southern Helmand province that lasted more than 14 hours.
Pakistan sealed its border with Afghanistan, barring all forms of crossings for two days as part of its enhanced security measures taken for the religious festival Muharram, a media report said Tuesday.
Three Afghan army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a US base have been found trying to cross the border into Canada, a Pentagon official has said.
At least six militants were killed in Afghan military operations Saturday, said the country`s defence ministry.
In what NATO called an “unfortunate” incident, five Afghan soldiers were killed and at least 8 injured in an air strike in the eastern Afghanistan`s Logar province.
The Indian Army and Afghan National Army carried out various operational exercises as part of their joint training here on Thursday.
The UN Assistance Mission for Afghanistan has said that more than 1,300 civilians were killed and over 2,500 others injured in Afghanistan from January to June this year.
A US air strike killed five Afghan policemen during a joint operation against insurgents, officials said.
Afghan officials say a NATO helicopter mistakenly killed four Afghan troops in the east.
An Afghan soldier opened fire on NATO troops at the Kandahar airfield, wounding three soldiers, Afghan officials said.
The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has sacked its central spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan and appointed Sheikh Maqbool as his replacement.
The new Italian government will continue its participation in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Forces mission in Afghanistan until 2014.
101st Combat Aviation Brigade Commander Colonel Paul Bontrager said the Afghans need to be weaned off American aviation during the drawdown of US forces this year.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai put pre-conditions for inking the Bilateral Security Agreement with the United States.
A key Taliban commander, identified as Safiullah alias Shafiq, has been killed in Afghanistan`s Wardak province, an official said.
A total of 1,400 soldiers graduated from the Kabul Military Training Centre and were commissioned into the Afghan National Army.
Australian soldiers are now being given pre-deployment briefings about enemies creating fake profiles to spy on troops.
The violence in Bajaur area highlighted the growing problem of Taliban militants using sanctuaries in Afghanistan to attack Pakistan.
Green-on-blue attacks have threatened to imperil a key part of the US exit strategy, which calls for a shift in emphasis to training and advisory missions.
An Afghan military official said the incident took place in southern Uruzgan province and the dead were Australian soldiers.
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