General John Nicholson says war in Afghanistan ‘still in stalemate’

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
General John Nicholson says war in Afghanistan ‘still in stalemate’

General John Nicholson, the US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, delivers a press conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, on November 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) General John Nicholson, the top US Army commander in Afghanistan, has acknowledged that the war in the country “is still in a stalemate.” “We […]

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Taliban commander killed in Afghan airstrike in Kapisa

November 24, 2017 11:00 pm
Taliban commander killed in Afghan airstrike in Kapisa

This image taken on April 28, 2010 in Kabul, Afghanistan shows air force helicopters during an air show in celebration of Victory Day. A Taliban commander has been killed in an Afghan government airstrike in the northeastern province of Kapisa. The early Friday morning airstrike in Nijrab district killed Dilawar […]

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ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

November 3, 2017 10:38 pm
ICC prosecutor seeks investigation into Afghanistan war crimes

Graves are prepared for the burial of civilians who were killed by militants at Mirza Olang village in Sar-e Pul province, Afghanistan, August 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has called for a formal investigation into the war crimes in Afghanistan following […]

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Afghan Taliban warn kidnapped US professor Kevin King ‘in bad health’

October 31, 2017 7:57 am
Afghan Taliban warn kidnapped US professor Kevin King ‘in bad health’

Kevin King, an American professor who has been kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan (File photo) The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan says an American professor kidnapped by the group is in dire health condition and needs urgent medical attention. Kevin King, who is one of two professors from the […]

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