Peter Mitchell Melbourne resident extradited to US, accused of involvement with international arms dealer.
Rod Nordland, Sharifullah Sahak At least eight people were killed and many more wounded when insurgents attacked in the midst of one of Kabul's diplomatic quarters, setting off a bomb and sending UN and international agency workers...
Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain is paying a "very high price" in Afghanistan after three soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb.
Daily life of the people, places and events across Afghanistan, photographed by Kate Geraghty earlier this year. Selected images available from www.fairfaxsyndication.com
Dana Stuster The Soviet Union's 10-year occupation of Afghanistan cost it more than 15,000 lives, and another 50,000 were wounded.
URUZGAN-Bazi Dancing at a gathering of approximately 70 Uruzgan policemen in Charchino district, Afghan men perform the Bazi dance, based on the infamous Bacha Boy dances common during the Taliban...
A NATO air attack in eastern Afghanistan has killed 10 children, officials said Sunday, the latest case of civilian casualties which provoke great anger in the war-torn country.
Paul McGeough Australian NGOs willingly fan out across the globe, taking health, education and other services to the oppressed and downtrodden, but when the Australian military rolled into Oruzgan just a single...
Dai Roshan Area, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan. Australian soldiers patrol and search the river bed near the Puza Bridge for IED's.
Paul McGeough Women's rights are in the hands of a brave few.
US soldiers killed seven Taliban insurgents in a pre-dawn raid to rescue a kidnapped American doctor in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO force in the war-torn country says.
Alex Spillius, Rob Crilly LONDON: The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan used a British summit on Monday to set an optimistic target of six months to reach a peace deal with the Taliban - the first time such a time frame has...
US President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that he will pull 34,000 US troops home from Afghanistan in the next year, a source familiar with his speech says.
Nick Hopkins and Caroline Davies Prince Harry flew out of Afghanistan on Monday night at the end of a four-month tour, during which he admitted killing insurgents while piloting his Apache helicopter and spoke in rare depth about...
Ben Farmer Kabul A revival of the Scout movement in Afghanistan has provoked fierce local hostility amid suspicion that the recruits are working as police or even spreading a form of Christianity.
Ben Farmer Kabul: The Afghan conflict is getting worse for civilians and the country is facing a humanitarian crisis, the outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan has warned.
Ahmad, an Afghan man who lives in the hill side neighbourhood of Jamal Mina and makes a living by making and selling wheelbarrows.
Kandahar, Afghanistan Seventeen civilians have been beheaded, 10 Afghan soldiers killed and two NATO troops shot dead during a bloody few hours across Afghanistan that raised further questions about infiltration of the...
Three New Zealand soldiers serving with the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Afghanistan have been killed after their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb.
WELLINGTON: The New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, has paid tribute to two soldiers killed in action in Afghanistan's Bamyan province on Saturday.