Suicide attack piles pressure on Obama and Brown

Author: By Kim Sengupta in Kabul Mr Obama, on a tour of Asia, went on to reiterate that there will be no “open-ended commitment” in the co…

14 US deaths in two Afghan ‘copter crashes

Author: By Heidi Vogt, Associated Press In the first crash, a chopper went down in the west of the country after leaving the scene of a firefight with…

US general calls for new strategy against Taliban

Author: AP Increasing U.S. forces is a hot-button issue that could ignite furious debate in Washington on the U.S. military’s future in an incre…

Afghan bomb blast kills 12

Author: Associated Press The bomb blast occurred in the city of Herat. Ten civilians and two police officers were killed, said Noor Khan Nekzad, a spo…

Briton dies in Afghan ‘copter crash

Author: Associatd Press Lt. Cmdr. Chris Hall says the helicopter went down yesterday in the southern province of Zabul. Hall says the crash was not ca…