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World | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
A suicide bomber targeted a police convoy in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Monday, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian, a local official said.
World | Agence France Presse | Saturday July 12, 2014
A roadside bomb killed eight civilians travelling in a vehicle in a volatile district of southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, days after the United Nations (UN) reported a surge in civilian casualties in the country.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 27, 2014
Afghan troops have launched a counter-offensives to beat back a five-day Taliban attack that targeted several southern districts previously protected by departing NATO forces, officials said on Thursday.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 26, 2014
A NATO service member was killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan, the US-led international coalition said Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 25, 2014
More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said on Wednesday, as five days of fighting left about 40 civilians dead.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
A Taliban attack killed three NATO soldiers and a military dog in southern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the latest sign of the insurgents' capability as the coalition winds down operations.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 10, 2014
NATO says five service members have been killed in attack in southern Afghanistan.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 5, 2014
An Afghan official says a police chief and two other officers were killed when a roadside bomb exploded while they were on a demining mission in the southern Gazni province.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 29, 2014
An Afghan officer says two roadside bombings in the southern city of Kandahar have killed one policeman and wounded four.
World | Agence-France Presse | Monday April 28, 2014
Britain on Sunday revealed the names of five troops killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, shortly after launching an investigation into the incident.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 27, 2014
Five British troops were killed on Saturday in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, in what appeared to be a "tragic accident", the Ministry of Defence in London said.
World | Associated Press | Friday March 14, 2014
A senior Afghan government official says a roadside bomb in the southern Helmand province has killed six civilians, including two women and two children.
India | Written by Amitabh Pashupati Revi | Thursday March 13, 2014
A suicide bomber was shot dead before he could attack the Indian consulate in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar this afternoon.
World | Associated Press | Monday January 20, 2014
An Islamic militant group in Russia's North Caucasus claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the southern city of Volgograd last month and posted a video threatening to strike the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 7, 2014
Afghan police on Tuesday searched for a Taliban commander who allegedly forced his 10-year-old sister to wear an explosives-packed vest for an aborted suicide attack in the southern province of Helmand.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 19, 2013
An Afghan policewoman and a pregnant teacher were hanged and their bodies dumped within a few kilometres of a foreign military base recently handed over to Afghan control.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 18, 2013
Six NATO soldiers were killed in a plane crash in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, NATO said, the largest death toll in a single incident to hit the international force in months.
World | Associated Press | Sunday November 17, 2013
Afghan police say the decapitated bodies of six government contractors were found in a southern province, apparent victims of Taliban insurgents who regularly target state projects.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 23, 2013
A young couple in conservative southern Afghanistan have been found beheaded, apparently killed for having a love affair outside of marriage, officials said today.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 16, 2013
Gunmen shot the top female police officer in a troubled southern Afghan province on Sunday, leaving her facing possible paralysis just months after her predecessor was killed, government and hospital authorities said. It was the latest in a series of...