Officials say the four were killed by indirect fire, likely a mortar or rocket, but they had no other details.
Four American troops were killed Tuesday in an insurgent attack on Afghanistan's Bagram air base, a US defense official said, as Washington announced plans to hold talks with the Taliban.
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond during a visit to the main British base in Afghanistan, Camp Bastion in Helmand province /MOD/Crown Copyright/PA Wire) The handover of security in Afghanistan to its own armed forces is a "hard-fought milestone", Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said.
Afghanistan will send a team to Qatar for peace talks with the Taliban, President Hamid Karzai said on Tuesday, as the U.S.-led NATO coalition launched the final phase of the 12-year war with the last round of security transfers to Afghan forces.
A police officer named Asadullah said the target was the convoy of Mohammed Mohaqiq, the country's second vice president and leader of the Hazara ethnic minority.
United States Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson smiles during an interview June 17, 2013 at his official residence in Ottawa.
"Afghanistan MASH units are in GREAT NEED of sheets!" said the Facebook page created to help.
Unpaid internships in film and publishing may have once been educational, Alex Footman says, but they often aren't anymore.
In the chapel of the Serenity funeral home, Xavier Rejano peered into the coffin at his murdered father and made a promise no child his age should have to keep.
Kabul, June 17 : Eleven militants have been killed in three separate operations in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said Sunday.
A Melbourne exhibition of Afghan treasures is a remarkable affirmation of a troubled land's ancient culture and a tribute to the people who saved them, writes Sue Green It's a tale with the lot: war and destruction, brave heroes, buried treasure.
In this Thursday, June 13, 2013 photo, An Afghan National Army soldier aims his weapon, in Sangin district of Kandahar province southern Afghanistan.
BY THE time British troops start coming home for good some time towards the end of next year, the 12-year campaign in Afghanistan will have cost UK taxpayers at least 40 billion - probably more.