Afghans say mixed-sex party ended in killings by fundamental Islamist group
The bonds between two parents who lost their sons were the most touching aspect of this documentary
Briefing: Crippling disease is making a comeback – and the World Health Organisation wants money to wipe it out for good
Retreat is the most difficult military operation to carry out - because there is no hope of victory
Transition strategy branded 'ridiculous' by local politician after co-ordinated insurgent strikes
He was once called the member for Baghdad East – he now risks being labeled the MP for Kabul East
Mystery over rising death toll as Sgt Robert Bales looks set to fight Afghan murder charges
Video emerges of alleged gunman driving a BMW around a car park
Hamid Karzai's brothers among delegation attacked while visiting village elders
Why did he do it? And is the hard-won trust built up between soldiers and some civilians now lost?
As the Taliban increases its influence, our reasons for sacrificing lives seem less clear
The British Army's brave soldiers have failed in their only purpose - they don't win their wars
Decade of warfare wasted, says classified report: Taliban set to return once allied troops are gone
'Golden like a shower,' jokes Marine in 'egregious' video - but is it genuine?
Many Pakistanis believe Beijing should be their future protector – opening the way to a clash with India