Many Taliban open to peace talks in Afghanistan

2015-10-09 05:51

A US general says 60% of Taliban open to peace talks with Afghan government.

Nato ready to deploy to Turkey

2015-10-08 17:31

Nato is ready to deploy to Turkey if needed amid new tensions with Russia over its recent intervention in Syria.

Obama apologises to MSF for deadly Kunduz air strike

2015-10-08 09:42

US President Barack Obama has apologised to Doctors Without Borders for a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, as the medical charity demanded an international investigation.

UN slams 'inexcusable' Afghan hospital air strike

2015-10-04 09:31

The UN has condemned as "inexcusable" a suspected US air strike on a charity hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people.

Kunduz air strikes possibly criminal - UN rights chief

2015-10-03 17:56

A suspected US air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed nine MSF staff is "inexcusable" and "possibly criminal", UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says.

Pakistan kills 25 militants in northwest

2015-10-01 14:13

Pakistan's military says it had killed 25 militants in air strikes along its restive border with Afghanistan as part of a major offensive to clear Taliban and al-Qaeda strongholds that began last year.

Poles furious after Russia blames them for starting WWII

2015-09-26 16:36

The Russian ambassador to Poland has sparked outrage for putting some of the blame for World War II on Poland, creating a new spat amid deepening tensions between the Slavic nations.

Ukraine, Nato strengthen collaboration

2015-09-22 21:19

Ukraine and the Western military alliance Nato have signed a series of documents to strengthen their collaboration as their leaders meet in Kiev.

Europe must take responsibility for refugee crisis, which it created - Zuma

2015-09-15 18:30

European countries, which played a role in the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi and the resulting instability in Libya, have to accept responsibility for the humanitarian and refugee crisis they created, President Jacob Zuma says.

Afghan kills 2 US troops at base

2015-08-26 21:56

A gunman wearing Afghan security force uniform has killed 2 US troops at a southern base.


Nato chief urges open Kunduz air strike probe

2015-10-08 21:42

Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has called for a full and transparent investigation into a US air strike on a MSF hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz.

Doctors Without Borders says Afghan hospital strikes were deliberate

2015-10-08 16:21

The US airstrikes that destroyed a hospital belonging to Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz was 'a deliberate attack', a top official has charged.

US says Afghans asked for Kunduz strike

2015-10-05 18:20

Afghan forces who said they were under Taliban fire asked for the US air strike that killed 22 people at a hospital in Kunduz, the US commander in Afghanistan says.

Afghan bombing: Patients burned to death in their beds, says MSF

2015-10-04 07:24

MSF says patients burned to death in their beds during a bombing raid that continued for half an hour after US and Afghan authorities were informed about the hospital bombing in Kunduz.

Multiple dead in C-130 plane crash in Afghanistan

2015-10-02 09:32

A C-130 military transport plane has crashed in eastern Afghanistan, killing 11 people, including six US soldiers who were part of a Nato training and counter-terror mission supporting stretched Afghan troops.

Afghan Taliban seize Kunduz city centre

2015-09-28 21:45

Taliban fighters have battled their way into the centre of Kunduz city in northern Afghanistan and seized the provincial governor's office.

Nato denies cover-up over abuse of boys by Afghan police

2015-09-22 22:30

The top Nato commander in Afghanistan has denied reports that the Pentagon had ordered US troops to ignore the sexual abuse of young boys by Afghan police and militias.

Turkey launches first coalition airstrikes against ISIS

2015-08-29 21:16

Turkey says it has launched its first air strikes as part of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State extremist group.

Nato denies it's making war more likely in Europe

2015-08-12 17:40

Nato has defended the number of military exercises it has staged as a response to "growing Russian aggression" and refuted suggestions that they are helping make war in Europe more likely.

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