240 prisoners escape in Taliban midnight attack on Pakistan jail

One-Minute Read Tue 30 Jul, AT 08:24

Taliban militants free hundreds of their comrades after copycat assault on prison in Dera Ismail Khan

Crispin Black

Run up a white flag: We've surrendered to the Taliban

Thu 20 Jun, AT 12:28 Crispin Black

If we've decided to 'cut and run' by holding talks with Afghan insurgents, why not just cut and run now?

Afghanistan: Taliban kill 4 US soldiers before peace talks

First Reaction Wed 19 Jun, AT 09:32

Just hours after Washington said it would hold talks with insurgents, two rockets strike Bagram air base

Taliban's No.2 leader 'killed' by US drone strike in Pakistan

First Reaction Wed 29 May, AT 15:33

Days after Obama promises to curtail drone strikes, unmanned aircraft kill four militants

Afghan interpreters can live in UK to avoid Taliban revenge

First Reaction Wed 22 May, AT 08:57

Government climbdown gives 600 interpreters right to move, but what message does it send?

Crispin Black

Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif is right to oppose Obama's drones

Tue 14 May, AT 11:39 Crispin Black

A recent survey suggests that 75% of Pakistanis dislike the USA and it's mainly because of drones

Blood, sweat and polls: guide to Pakistan's general election

Briefing Thu 9 May, AT 15:28

Dozens have already died before polling stations open on Saturday. What’s at stake and who are the contenders?

Afghanistan war

IED kills three British troops in Helmand province

First Reaction Wed 1 May, AT 09:18

PM admits UK is paying 'high price' for Afghanistan mission as British death toll rises to 444

Boston: whoever did it knows how Taliban make their bombs

First Post Wed 17 Apr, AT 07:24

It doesn't necessarily mean the FBI are hunting a foreigner - signs still point to 'domestic terrorism'

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