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Jonathan Trott takes Afghanistan to new heights

Jonathan Trott has thrown all of his energy into the next chapter of his cricketing life as the coach of the Afghanistan national cricket...

Australian war crimes whistleblower pleads guilty

Material leaked to journalists by David McBride led to an inquiry which found that soldiers had unlawfully killed Afghan civilians. David McBride, a former military...

Afghanistan earthquake death toll nears 2,500 – media

Due to a lack of equipment, locals and rescuers are digging with their bare hands in search of survivors and bodies, Xinhua reports. The death...

39 killed in suicide blast at political rally in Pakistan

The attack in Pakistan happened in a town close to the country’s border with Afghanistan. A powerful blast at a Sunni JUI-F party convention in...

Australian ‘war hero’ ordered killing of elderly Afghan – media

Ben Roberts-Smith was found in a recent civil defamation trial to have committed an array of war crimes. Australian SAS serviceman Ben Roberts-Smith, who was...

Judge finds Australian war hero to be a war criminal

Canberra’s most-decorated living soldier loses the “defamation case of the century” over alleged murder of Afghan civilians. Yesterday Justice Anthony Besanko handed down his ruling...

Taliban clash with Iranian forces – reports

Iranian officials said that the Afghan militants opened fire first, killing two border guards. Taliban forces opened fire on Iranian border guards on Saturday, killing...

The Taliban did in one year what Washington couldn’t in 20, sparking new panic

The ban on Afghan poppy cultivation is set to hit Europe’s heroin supplies. It’s been nearly a year since the Taliban banned Afghan poppy farming...

50 years after leaving Vietnam, the US keeps getting involved in wars without understanding them

In 1973, the Paris Peace Accords saw American troops abandon their partners. It wouldn’t be the last time. In January 1973, the US signed an...

Prince Harry Broke Four Military Codes With Tell-All TV Show and Book, Says Retired General

Prince Harry has breached “at least four values of the military” by boasting of his military exploits in his new autobiography.. Major General Chip Chapman...

Taliban rips Prince Harry over kill claims

In his new memoir, the British royal said he removed dozens of enemy ‘chess pieces’ while fighting in Afghanistan. Prince Harry’s boast of killing 25...

UK launches ‘independent’ probe into war crime allegations

The inquiry will look into decade-old claims of unlawful killings by elite British SAS commandos. The UK has launched a new independent inquiry to investigate...

Opium cultivation soaring since Taliban takeover – UN

Production of the drug in Afghanistan is up by a third over the previous year, a report reveals. Opium cultivation in Afghanistan, the largest grower...

Watch: How the Taliban Stormed Across Afghanistan, Smashing NATO-Trained Army in Ten Days

Monday marks the one year anniversary of the fall of Kabul and the collapse of the US and NATO-backed Afghan government. Afghanistan’s capital fell to...

British commandos may have committed war crimes – BBC

One SAS squadron possibly killed up to 54 people unlawfully in a six-month tour in Afghanistan, the broadcaster alleged. The BBC claims it has found...

Casualties reported amid attack on Sikh temple in Kabul

The temple in Afghanistan’s capital was targeted by unidentified gunmen. Unidentified assailants stormed a Sikh temple in Kabul on Saturday morning. Witnesses told the media...

‘If they find us here, we’ll be punished’: RT report on ‘secret schools’ for girls in Afghanistan

How female education works under Taliban rule. “There is an underground project in Kabul called ‘Course in memoir writing for wounded girls.’ Would you be...

Taliban weed about to attract millions in foreign investment

A German investor plans to produce medical cannabis in Afghanistan. CPharm International (ECI), a German research and development firm, has said it is planning a...

Marine who blasted Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal discharged

A Marine battalion commander who went viral for criticizing the United States’ chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan was discharged just days before Christmas and is...

All the money in America won’t bring children back

The US is admitting error by offering compensation for the lives of innocent children killed by a drone strike in Kabul, but no amount...

At least 33 killed and 73 wounded after explosion at mosque gates in Kandahar Afghanistan

An explosion at a Shia mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan during Friday prayers has left at least 33 people dead and 73 injured, according to...

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