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Taliban battle Afghan forces for control of southern district

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 18:31

Taliban militants have been locked in fighting with Afghan forces this week to wrest control of a southern district, provincial authorities said on Wednesday, in a struggle that has killed or wounded dozens of people.

Martin Dempsey worries about effects of Afghanistan withdrawal talk

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 00:16

America`s top military officer said on Wednesday that the impasse over a security agreement between the US and Afghanistan is encouraging the enemy to take bold actions.

US deal with Afghanistan crucial: NATO chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 10:19

NATO`s secretary-general says the alliance won`t be able to deploy its non-combat training and advisory mission in Afghanistan after next year unless President Hamid Karzai agrees to a bilateral security agreement with the United States.

Afghan forces to take over nationwide security: Officials

Last Updated: Saturday, June 15, 2013, 12:32

Afghan security forces will soon take over responsibility for the whole of the country, officials said Saturday, a major milestone as the NATO-led war effort winds down after 12 years of fighting.

NATO and Afghan forces kill 25 insurgents

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 20:05

Afghan and coalition forces say they have killed at least 25 insurgents and at least three of their commanders in separate operations around the country in the past two days.

Pak and UK agree to jointly enhance Afghan forces` capacity

Last Updated: Saturday, February 09, 2013, 00:05

Pakistan and Britain on Friday agreed to work jointly to enhance the capacity of the Afghan security forces ahead of the drawdown of international troops and the presidential election in Afghanistan in 2014.

`NATO-led forces combat mission to end in 2013`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 15, 2012, 18:49

The combat mission of NATO-led ISAF will end in 2013 and Afghan forces will take the charge of security of the entire country, President Hamid Karzai said.

Afghan forces arrest senior Taliban leader in Kandahar

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 19:24

Acting upon intelligence report, the security forces raided the hideout of Juma Khan in Panjwai district.

Pak concerned over cross-border shelling by Afgan

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 15:21

Pakistan conveyed its "deep concern" to Afghan over an incident of cross-border shelling by Afghan forces that killed four civilians, including two children.

Afghan inside attack puts US troop deaths at 2,000

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012, 13:41

The shooting of a US service member marked the 2,000th US troop death in Afghanistan over the long-running conflict.

Taliban claims credit for NATO scrapping joint operations with Afghan forces

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 21:40

The Islamist insurgent group said it had "forced" NATO commanders into the decision by sowing distrust among Afghan and foreign troops.

`Taliban has been successful in infiltrating Afghan forces`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 21:42

A top American commander in Afghanistan conceded that Taliban has been successful in infiltrating Afghan forces.