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As attention on Britain's involvement in Afghanistan turns to the draw-down of combat troops, some Britons are in the country to stay.
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Allied and Afghan forces are putting a greater focus on going after the Haqqani militant network, which has threatened to disrupt the Afghan presidential elections in April, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday.
A soldier touches the plaque of a fallen comrade at the war memorial after the last Remembrance Day ceremony at Kandahar Air Field Friday, November 11, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
The Harper government is preparing in a big way to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War at the same time as it faces the human toll of its own vastly smaller military adventure.
The soldiers were asleep when attackers struck their outpost, tucked in the mountains of Afghanistan's eastern province of Kunar and on the front lines of a deepening war between the army and a potent mix of militants.
Master Cpl. Daniel Choong , Cpl. Harry Smiley and Cpl . Gavin Early take down the Canadian flag for the last time in Afghanistan on Wednesday March 12, 2014, bringing an end to 12 years of military involvement in a campaign that cost the lives of 158 soldiers.
Canadian troops took down the Maple Leaf flag at NATO headquarters in Kabul Wednesday.
A map on the wall at the Gandamack Lodge, a well-worn Kabul haunt for western aid workers, officials and journalists, traces in meticulous detail the disastrous, bloody retreat of British troops from the Afghan capital in January 1842.
KABUL: A little-known militant group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for killing a Swedish journalist in the Afghan capital, saying he was a spy for British intelligence.
Canada has pulled out its last military operation in Afghanistan, ending a 12-year mission to the country.
Three heavily armed insurgents tried to storm a former intelligence headquarters in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, prompting a fierce gunbattle that left the attackers dead.
An understated ceremony, held under heavy guard, at NATO headquarters in Kabul brings to an end just over a dozen years of military involvement in the war-wasted nation.
The U.S. still has not reached a security agreement with Afghanistan, and Marine Corps Gen.
A judge should allow a witness to testify by video against a British citizen who pleaded guilty in Connecticut to supporting terrorists through websites, prosecutors said.
If the U.S. government turns over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, higher costs and delays in identifying potential threats could result, the Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency said Tuesday.
Kwantlen First Nation Chief Marilyn Gabriel, Ingeborg Violet and Christina Bucholtz were honoured Saturday at an International Women's Day lunch at Newlands Golf and Country Club, organized by Langley Central Rotary Club.