Taliban kill 4 Afghan policemen in attack in south

An Afghan official says Taliban fighters stormed a police checkpoint in southern Helmand province, killing four policemen.

Taliban hold territory after Afghan offensive

The Taliban have established a foothold in southern Afghanistan in a ten-day battle against Afghan forces, locals said Sunday, as the army and police struggle to prove they can defeat the insurgents without NATO help.

Four policemen killed in Afghanistan bombing

At least four Afghan policemen were killed and one was wounded in a bomb attack in Afghanistan, an official said Wednesday.

Motorcycle bomb kills 2, wounds 15 in Afghanistan

A motorcycle bomb has exploded in southern Afghanistan, killing an Afghan soldier and a civilian.

British troops leave volatile Afghan district

British troops had arrived in Helmand`s Sangin district in 2006.