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Afghan war inflicting devastating toll on civilians: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 16:33

Afghanistan`s war is inflicting an increasingly devastating toll on the civilian population, with the number of casualties rising by almost a quarter in the first half of this year, the United Nations said in a report on Wednesday.

Australia resettles more than 500 Afghan helpers

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 11:31

Australia revealed today that it had resettled in recent months more than 500 Afghans who had jeopardised their own safety by helping the Australian military in their war-ravaged homeland.

Taliban rule north of Kabul despite military efforts

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 14:09

A scandal over civilian deaths in a recent US air strike is a stark reminder of how the Afghan war is raging just a short drive from Kabul, with a NATO-Afghan offensive failing to recapture districts under Taliban control.

Afghan war most unpopular in US history

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 13:26

The war in Afghanistan is the least popular war in American history, according to a new poll.

Expedite probe into Afghan war crimes: Human Rights Watch

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:36

ICC said it would examine whether the government was taking sufficient action to investigate and prosecute these crimes.

Expedite probe into Afghan war crimes: Human Rights Watch

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:36

ICC said it would examine whether the government was taking sufficient action to investigate and prosecute these crimes.

On Veteran`s Day Obama looks to end of Afghan war

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 10:20

President Barack Obama today looked forward to the end of America`s longest war, that in Afghanistan, as he marked the sacrifice of fallen US warriors on Veterans Day.

Pakistan militants prepare for war in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 09:59

Militants in Pakistan`s most populous province are said to be training for what they expect will be an ethnic-based civil war in neighbouring Afghanistan after foreign forces withdraw in 16 months.

`Conditions are set` to win Afghan war: US General

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 09:29

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan says he believes the stage has been set for winning the war.

Civilian casualties up 23 per cent in Afghan war: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 14:01

Civilian casualties in the Afghan war rose 23 per cent in the first half of this year due to Taliban attacks and increased fighting between insurgents and government forces, the UN said Wednesday.

Pak PM sends top adviser to Kabul end Afghan impasse

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 16:35

Nawaz Sharif has sent his top adviser to Kabul to end the impasse with Afghanistan.

Pakistan could end Afghan war `in weeks`: Kabul Army chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 12:34

Pakistan could end the Afghan war "in weeks" if it were serious about peace, and is complicit in US drone strikes despite its denunciations of the anti-militant campaign, Afghanistan`s army chief says.