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UK to send 500 extra troops to Afghanistan

Britain will send 500 more soldiers to Afghanistan in December as part of a broader surge in NATO-led troop levels to tackle...

German military chief resigns over Afghan air strike

The head of Germany's armed forces and a senior Defense Ministry official were forced to resign over reports the military withheld details...

Foreign helicopter missing in Afghanistan

A cargo helicopter chartered by a military contractor has gone missing in Afghanistan and NATO forces are helping search for it, a...

India, China and Russia seek role in Afghan policy

The foreign ministers of Russia, China and India said that the world must remain engaged in Afghanistan, with Moscow seeking a greater...

Germany may review Afghan troop levels in 2010

Germany is likely to stick with its 4500 troop ceiling for Afghanistan when it renews a parliamentary mandate in December but could...

UK troops in Afghanistan could be cut by 2014: general

British troop numbers in Afghanistan could be scaled back in five years as the Afghan army is strengthened, though some will have...

NATO “a corpse” fumes former Canada military boss

The splits inside NATO over the Afghan war have turned the alliance into a rotting corpse that will be virtually impossible to...


SANDF missing the communication target

Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...