Nato kills own troops in Afghanistan

2014-06-10 12:44

Five foreign servicemen have died in southern Afghanistan, the Nato-led coalition forces say, and police say they had been killed by fire from helicopters piloted by their own allies.

Australian troops 'kill 2 Afghan children'

2013-03-02 16:03

Australian soldiers in southern Afghanistan have shot dead two children tending cattle, local officials say as the international coalition launched an inquiry into the incident.

Nato airstrike kills 10 Afghan civilians

2013-02-13 19:27

A Nato airstrike has struck two houses, killing 10 Afghan civilians and four insurgents near the Pakistani border.

Suicide blasts kill 6 at NATO Afghan base

2012-09-01 09:27

A twin suicide attack, one of them a large truck bombing, has struck a US-run Nato base in Afghanistan's central province of Wardak killing at least six civilians.

Karzai blames Nato for attacks

2012-04-16 21:30

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has blamed intelligence failures, particularly on the part of Nato forces supporting his government, for the worst co-ordinated insurgent attacks in 10 years of war.

Nine dead in attack on Afghan police

2012-02-05 20:08

Nine people have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on police headquarters in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.

US general to probe deadly air strike

2011-11-29 09:40

The US military has named an Air Force general to lead an investigation into allied air strikes that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead and provoked outrage in Islamabad.

Taliban attack Afghan Nato base

2010-11-15 11:32

Six heavily armoured vehicles have been destroyed after rocket fire blew up a fuel tank at a Nato base in eastern Afghanistan, says the International Security Assistance Force.

Afghan violence kills 13 civilians

2010-10-03 21:02

Thirteen Afghan civilians were killed in separate incidents across Afghanistan over the weekend as a result of Taliban attacks and Nato actions.

Afghan's deadliest year after air crash

2010-09-21 19:09

Nine Nato troops have been killed in a helicopter crash in the insurgent heartland of southern Afghanistan, after an attack claimed by the Taliban.

Afghan war's deadliest month

2010-06-29 19:06

A total of 100 foreign soldiers fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan have died in June, the deadliest month for Nato in nine years of conflict.

Afghan mujahidin kill 18

2010-05-18 21:13

A suicide car bomber has attacked a Nato convoy in the Afghan capital killing six foreign soldiers and at least 12 Afghan civilians.

Afghan plane crash toll: 43

2010-05-17 18:08

An Afghan passenger plane has crashed into the mountains in Afghanistan with 43 people on board, including foreigners, the interior ministry has said.

Afghanistan US toll now 1 000

2010-02-23 22:44

A bomb strapped to a bicycle exploded near a busy bus terminal in Afghanistan, killing eight people, as the death toll of US troops passed 1 000.

'Allies will help' Afghan surge

2009-12-02 21:01

The Nato chief says alliance members will send at least 5 000 troops to back the new US surge of 30 000 extra soldiers, but key nations have made no immediate offer to help.


Unexploded ordnance killing civilians

2013-07-21 17:55

Unexploded ordnance left behind by Nato troops after leaving Afghanistan have been killing and injuring a rising number of civilians, a UN demining group says.

Nato admits error on Taliban report

2013-02-27 19:36

Taliban attacks on Afghan and foreign soldiers has not decrease in 2012 as reported earlier, the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force says as it admitted a recordkeeping error.

Afghan soldiers attack US-led Nato forces

2012-11-10 20:02

Two Afghan soldiers attacked US-led Nato forces in western Afghanistan, in the latest "insider" attack in the country, injuring one foreign soldier.

'Green-on-blue' attacks spike in Afghanistan

2012-08-11 17:03

Seven international soldiers have been killed by their local colleagues in a bloody four days of violence in Afghanistan, further eroding trust between foreign troops and the Afghans they work with.

Co-ordinated suicide attacks in Kabul

2012-04-15 16:30

Explosions and gunfire have rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul as suicide bombers struck across Afghanistan in co-ordinated attacks in the start of the spring offensive.

Eight in 10 Afghans think police weak

2012-01-31 18:22

Eight in 10 Afghans do not believe their police force is ready to take charge of law and order, a United Nations report shows, underscoring worries about the pace of transition.

UN: Detainees tortured in Afghanistan

2011-10-10 19:03

Prisoners in some Afghan-run detention facilities have been beaten and tortured, a UN report says.

5 bodies found after Kabul crash

2010-10-13 10:13

Five bodies have been recovered after a cargo aircraft crashed in a fireball and plummeted into a mountain crevice near the Afghan capital, say officials.

Hunt for kidnapped UK aid worker

2010-09-27 16:07

Security forces are hunting for a British woman and three Afghans reportedly working for a US development group who were kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan, say police.

Taliban attackers in US uniforms

2010-08-28 20:18

About two dozen Taliban militants, some dressed in US military uniforms have been killed in a failed attempt to storm two US-run bases.

Air strike kills Taliban leader

2010-05-31 16:37

A senior Taliban leader and several of his fighters have died as a result of an air strike in the southern province of Kandahar.

Suicide bomb kills up to 20 in Kabul

2010-05-18 19:03

A suicide car bomb attack targeted at Nato troops in Afghanistan has killed up to 20 people, say officials.

Nato warns Afghan leader

2010-04-06 18:07

Nato has warned President Hamid Karzai against undermining Afghan public support for the efforts of its forces to help bring security to his insurgency-wracked country.

Ten Afghan civilians killed

2009-12-28 19:02

Ten civilians, mostly school students, have been killed during international military operations in eastern Afghanistan.

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