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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 forces accidentally kill Afghan boy, strain ties further

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 13:52

US forces in Afghanistan have accidentally shot dead a four year old boy, Afghan officials said on Friday, the latest violence to strain ties between the uneasy allies.

At least 11 people killed in roadside bombs in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:14

Two roadside bombs killed 11 people in Afghanistan on Tuesday, including passengers on a bus that took a detour to avoid a bomb-laden road, officials said.

US wants 10,000 troops in Afghanistan post 2014

Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 13:16

A post-2014 troop level of that size has been recommended by Gen John Allen, American media reports said.

US surge troops out of Afghanistan

Last Updated: Friday, September 21, 2012, 10:19

The number of U.S. forces there peaked at about 101,000 last year, and they have been coming out slowly over the past several months.

US troops` photos `inhuman`, says Karzai; Taliban vow revenge

Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 17:10

Afghan President Karzai condemned photos of US soldiers posing with the mangled bodies of insurgents as "inhuman".

Afghan soldier kills 2 British troops

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 14:21

A man in an Afghan Army uniform shot and killed two international service members on Monday inside a NATO base in southern Afghanistan.

10 years on and life grim for Afghans

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 00:11

As the US and NATO mark 10 years of war in Afghanistan, a grim picture emerges from interviews across the country.

Troops reclaim Afghan district, 28 rebels dead

Last Updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 01:27

Coalition and Afghan troops on Wednesday retook control of a remote Afghan district in the northeast after fierce fighting that left 28 Taliban rebels dead, officials said.

NATO troops kill two Afghan civilians

Last Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 16:27

Kandahar police chief Sherzad however said an ISAF soldier opened fire after a civilian car hit their vehicles in a traffic accident.

US troops charged with murder of Afghan civilians

Last Updated: Friday, September 10, 2010, 09:25

Some soldiers have been charged with keeping body parts as war trophies.

Foreign troop deaths in Afghan war top 2,000: Website

Last Updated: Monday, August 16, 2010, 09:34

There are currently more than 140,000 US and NATO-led troops in Afghanistan.