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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Roadside bomb kills 5 family members in southern Afghanistan

TARINKOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb attack killed at least five members of a family in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday. The family was traveling in their vehicle and on route to the central region of Afghanistan's [...]

Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni

GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday. The passenger bus operated by the Ahmad Shah Abdali Transport [...]

British soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2009 was victim of friendly fire

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A British soldier who died of wounds following an engagement in southern Afghanistan in December 2009 was attacked by U.S. helicopter crews who thought they were attacking insurgents, an inquest was told on [...]

Insurgents behead 17 Afghans for attending mixed-sex party

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seventeen civilians were brutally killed by insurgents in southern Afghanistan on late Sunday evening after they attended a mixed-sex party, local authorities said on Monday. No group claimed responsibility but [...]