In Afghanistan, the appointment of the new leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban has prompted fears of a spike in militant attacks.
ISIL’s leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike.
The United States has vowed to keep funding Afghan security forces to provide stability as foreign troops withdraw from the country. With Afghan
Four Afghan soldiers have been arrested after army mortar rounds hit a wedding party – reportedly killing more than 20 civilians and wounding nearly
More signs in Afghanistan that the security situation is far from stable with a suicide bomb attack in Kabul on a bus carrying soldiers. Six were
Afghan security forces say they have killed all four militants who attacked Kabul International Airport early on Thursday morning and that the unrest
In Afghanistan, at least five Afghan troops have been killed in a NATO led airstrike in the east of the country. Several soldiers were also badly
Eight policemen have been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan’s volatile Kandahar province in the south of the country. They had just defused
French combat troops in Afghanistan are preparing to come home on Tuesday as their mission officially ends. Some 400 soldiers are pulling out from
The Afghan National Police – the ANP – can count on EU training until coalition troops withdraw in December 2014 – an extension of 18
US troop numbers in Afghanistan today returned to their pre-2009 “surge” figures with the departure of the last of the extra 33,000 troops ordered in
Despite the hand over of Bagram to Afghan authorities the US has said it will keep control of at least one block at the controversial jail
The Afghan flag was hoisted during a ceremony handing over control of US-built Bagram prison. Afghan authorities have taken over control of the
The Afghan army said on Wednesday that it has sacked or arrested hundreds of soldiers over alleged links to insurgent groups. There is growing
A deal has been struck between the United States and Afghanistan to curb night raids on Afghan homes. NATO commanders had backed the raids as a