Beheaded bodies identified as policemen: Official

A government official says six beheaded bodies found in southern Afghanistan have been identified as policemen, not labourers.

Afghan police kill 24 militants

Afghan police, supported by army and the NATO-led coalition forces, killed two dozen militants and detained 13 others in the last 24 hours, the interior ministry said Monday.

Taliban ambush police patrol: 5 militants, 5 Afghan cops killed

Authorities say Taliban fighters ambushed a national police patrol in western Afghanistan, killing a commander and four of his men.

Afghan policeman kills 9 colleagues; joins Taliban

An Afghan policeman shot dead
nine of his colleagues, including his brother and fled with their weapons in a truck to join Taliban.

Karzai gives pep speech to Afghan security forces

Karzai`s upbeat and nationalistic speech was a move to bolster Afghanistan`s image as a sovereign nation that must plan for its future despite its heavy dependence on international troops and aid.

Five suicide bombers arrested in Kabul: Afghan police

Afghan police arrested five would-be suicide bombers on Thursday in Kabul — the largest suicide bomb team ever apprehended in the capital, officials said.

Taliban clash with police in eastern Afghan city

Five militants armed with guns and suicide vests attacked a building in an eastern Afghan city early Monday, officials said, sparking a battle with police that left at least three of the attackers dead.