'Some sort of fairy tale' soldier in shock after receiving UK's first mind-controlled arm
Corporal Andrew Garthwaite, 26, lost his arm when a rocket propelled grenade exploded during an operation in Helmand, Afghanistan, in 2010.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
This Is Lancashire
William to reward Helmand soldiers
William, as colonel of the regiment, will give the soldiers of No.2 Company, 1st Battalion Irish Guards the medals during a company medals parade in Aldershot, Hampshire.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Soldiers in homecoming parade
MORE than 180 soldiers of 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers marked their return from Afghanistan with a homecoming parade in Balham last week.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
This is Hull
THE ROAD TO RECOVERY: Former Corporal Dean Middleton is a gym instructor at Phoenix House Recovery Centre.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
This is Guernsey
Suicide blast soldier laid to rest
Warrant Officer Class 2 Ian Fisher from the 3rd Battalion The Mercian Regiment was killed in a suicide blast on patrol in the Kamparak area of Helmand province, Afghanistan.
8 injured as explosion rocks eastern Afghan city
At least eight people were injured Monday morning in a blast in Jalalabad city, the provincial capital of eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, said a provincial official.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
2 killed in car bombing in Helmand, Afghanistan
At least two persons were killed and two injured Friday evening in a suicide car bombing in southern Afghan province of Helmand, officials said.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Tribal chieftain gunned down in S Afghanistan
Unknown armed men opened fire and killed a pro-government tribal leader Mohammad Rasoul Kuchi in the southern Zabul province on Thursday, a local official said.
Fusiliers homecoming parade in Leamington: full story and slideshow
Hundreds of people lined the streets of Leamington's Parade on Tuesday to welcome home soldiers from Afghanistan who were given the freedom of Warwick district.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Military Stabilisation Support Group Leaves Lasting Legacy For Afghanistan
As the Afghan government takes greater control in Helmand, the work of the UK Military Stabilisation Support Group is nearing an end Their role has been described by some as unique.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Soldiers join forces on homecoming parade in Newcastle
Soldiers with the 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers marked their homecoming from Afghanistan with two parades in the region They put their lives on the line for Queen and country and the warriors were back on Tyneside for their homecoming parade.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Scottish News: Returned soldiers march in city
More than 400 soldiers have marched through Glasgow's city centre to mark the end of a six-month tour of Helmand in Afghanistan.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Source: www.orovillemr.com --- Thursday, November 14, 2013OROVILLE - The interception by federal officials of a package from Thailand containing opium, led to the arrests Tuesday of two men in Oroville, according to Butte County authorities.
Afghan Farmers: Opium Is The Only Way To Make A Living
Men gather at the bazaar in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the southern province in Helmand Province.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Between Elephant in the Room and Political Hot Potato: The Afghan Opium Problem
The record poppy cultivation and opium production levels in Afghanistan come as no real surprise, especially as the UN's risk assessment earlier this year already warned for a substantial increase.