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 [...]

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 [...]

Italian soldier dies during firefight in western Afghanistan

ROME, ITALY (BNO NEWS) -- An Italian soldier was killed Thursday and three other troops were injured during a firefight in the western region of Afghanistan, the Italian defense ministry said on Friday. The death raises the number of Italian [...]

Police officers kill 4 American, British soldiers in Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected Afghan police officers opened fire at foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday and Thursday, killing two British and two American service members in two separate incidents, officials said [...]

U.S. drone kills 9 al-Qaeda militants in southern Yemen

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone fired at a farm in southern Yemen on Thursday, killing at least nine suspected al-Qaeda militants who were planning to attack security forces, Yemeni officials said on Friday. Among those killed was a [...]

UN helicopter crashes in central Afghanistan, injuring staff

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A helicopter belonging to the United Nations (UN) crashed Sunday afternoon in the central region of Afghanistan, injuring a number of UN employees, officials said on Monday. The crash is believed to have been [...]

Sudan military plane crashes near Khartoum, killing 15

OMDURMAN, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Sudanese military transport plane crashed near the country's capital on Sunday morning, killing fifteen people and injuring the seven survivors, a military spokesman said on Monday. It follows a deadly plane crash [...]

U.S. identifies remains of 7 Marines missing from WWII plane crash

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The remains of seven U.S. service members who went missing when their military aircraft crashed on an island in Vanuatu during World War II have been identified and returned to their families for burial, the U.S. [...]