12182014Headline:

James Bond actor Daniel Craig visits British troops in Afghanistan

LASHKAR GAH, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- English actor Daniel Craig, who has starred as the legendary British secret agent James Bond since 2006, on Sunday made a surprise visit to southern Afghanistan where he met with British service members [...]

Roadside bomb kills foreign soldier in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing one coalition service member, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. It raises the number of foreign troops killed [...]

Insurgents kill American soldier in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Insurgents attacked coalition service members in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing one American, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on early Friday. It raises the number [...]

Afghanistan presidential election to be held in April 2014

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghanistan will hold presidential and provincial elections in April 2014, just several months before all remaining foreign combat troops are due to leave the war-torn country, the Independent Election Commission [...]

Roadside bombs in southern Afghanistan kill 17 civilians

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seventeen people were killed Wednesday when insurgents carried out three separate bomb attacks in the violence-plagued southern region of Afghanistan, local authorities said. No group immediately claimed [...]

Man wearing Afghan police uniform kills 2 British soldiers

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A man wearing an Afghan police uniform opened fire Tuesday at a checkpoint in southern Afghanistan, killing two British service members, military officials in both countries said. It is believed to be the latest [...]

Bomb kills 19 Afghan civilians traveling to wedding party

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Nineteen civilians were killed Friday and more than a dozen others were injured when a roadside bomb ripped through a minivan carrying guests to a wedding party in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday. [...]

Suicide bomber kills 3 NATO soldiers, 11 Afghans in country’s east

KHOST CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed on Monday and nearly 60 others were injured when a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated his explosives near a coalition convoy in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban [...]

Afghanistan: Taliban commander behind NATO helicopter crash captured

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition forces on Sunday arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a coalition helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing two American soldiers, the NATO-led International [...]

Insurgents kill coalition service member in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Insurgents attacked coalition service members in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing one of them, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on early Friday. It raises the number of [...]