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Australia Apologises to Afghanistan for Racist Comments

Defence Minister Stephen Smith has personally apologised to Afghanistan following offensive comments by Australian soldiers on social networking sites. As a result of the conduct of some soldiers, termed “appalling”,…

Australia Still Committed to Afghanistan

In spite of the increasing number of death in the Afghan war, the Australian Prime Minister said that the country will still remain committed to Afghanistan and its war. After…

Afghanistan and Pakistan to Work Together Against Drugs

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to bring together their efforts with regard to fighting against narcotics. Both countries’ officials made the announcement on Thursday, November 25, revealing that the ties…

Ex-German Leader Accuses Bush of Lying in Memoir

German newspaper Die Spiegel has reported that former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder considers former President George W. Bush as “… not telling the truth” in his new Decision Points memoir.…

Afghan Peace Council Willing To Offer Concessions to Taliban

Qiyamuddin Kashaf said that the High Peace Council is willing to offer concessions in an effort to get the Taliban insurgents to negotiate. Kashaf also asked Saudi Arabia to play…

Times Square Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison

Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-born US citizen who attempted to set off a car-bomb in New York’s Times Square was given life in prison without the possibility of parole, after a…

9 Killed, 25 Wounded in Afghanistan Ambush

On Tuesday, eight civilians and one policeman were killed in South Kandahar when insurgent forces ambushed a police convoy. 25 other people were also wounded in the attack. Even though…

Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan Makes 2010 the Deadliest Year

A helicopter crashed in the south of Afghanistan on Tuesday, causing the death of nine coalition troops. The force led by NATO stated that after this crash, year 2010 became…