Afghanistan fighters
30 Jul, 2015

Confirmation of leader's death threatens peace process, as a power struggle intensifies within the Taliban

Afghan soldiers keep watch at a checkpoint in Nangarhar province
20 Jul, 2015

Attack said to be deadliest incident of friendly fire involving international forces since war began

Afghanistan Woman
24 Jun, 2015

In 1923 Afghan law gave women equal rights, but the Soviet invasion – and the Taliban – brought violence and oppression

Taliban attack Afghan parliament
22 Jun, 2015

Fighters attempt to storm building as MPs prepare to confirm appointment of new defence minister

05 Jun, 2015

Seven people were taken to hospital after being discovered in storage containers at a port in Essex

08 Mar, 2015

From an avalanche in Afghanistan to Harrison Ford's plane crash and a pampered pooch at Crufts

14 Jan, 2015

Fighting breaks out as former Guantanamo detainee sets up Islamic State network in Afghanistan

01 Oct, 2014

Generations of girls are dressed up as boys so that they can be afforded basic freedoms – but at what cost?

22 Sep, 2014

Ashraf Ghani becomes president of Afghanistan five months after first votes were cast

The Guest
05 Sep, 2014

Dan Stevens reveals his 'mesmerising' dark side in 'bonkers' new thriller about a returned soldier