Aghanistan

  • 'Taliban likely to be long-term threat in Afghanistan' 08-04-2013 10:43 AM

    Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan: The United States accepts that a diminished but resilient Taliban is likely to remain a military threat in some parts of Afghanistan long after US troops complete their combat mission in 2014, the top US military officer said Sunday. In an Associated Press interview at Bagram...
  • Bomb kills Afghan family including hours-old baby 12-11-2012 01:11 AM

    Kabul: A roadside bomb killed a family of six, including a baby born just hours before, in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, local officials said. The family was leaving a maternity hospital in Khost province in a pick-up truck when the bomb exploded, said a statement from the office of the...
  • Training ground Kashmir for Afghan troops 09-04-2008 12:59 PM

    Perth: If Australia could seal the series in the Perth Test, Ben Hilfenhaus should be rested for the fourth and final Test in Adelaide, said Allister de Winter, who helped the fast bowler fine-tune his bowling action. De Winter, who was in contention for becoming Australia's bowling coach said there...