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# Afghan War

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# Afghan War
British Museum says smuggled Iraqi and Afghan artefacts will be returned
Some of the works were discovered in 2002 after two badly made wooden crates sent from Pakistan caught the attention of British authorities at Heathrow Airport.
# Afghan War
US Medal of Honour recipient asks to re-enlist in the Army
In a rare, if not unprecedented move, William D Swenson has asked US Army officials to allow him return to active service.
Watch: Obama calls for a fairer economy in State of the Union address
The US president called for higher taxes on the wealthy in a speech which has set the tone for his re-election battle in the autumn.
# Afghanistan
Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan
It was the second suicide bombing in as many days in southern Afghanistan, which is the birthplace of the Taliban insurgency.
# Afghan War
US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered America’s deepest condolences for the loss of 25 Pakistani soldiers.
# Afghanistan
US 'will not abandon Afghanistan'
Meeting Afghan leaders in an unannounced trip to Kabul, Hillary Clinton urged Karzai to continue engaging in peace talks with the Tablian.
# Afghan War
In numbers: Ten years of the Afghan War
Check out’s overview of the decade that has passed since the US invasion of Afghanistan.
# Afghan War
Ten years on US still doesn't know how to end Afghan conflict, says top commander
The former commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan says that the Iraq invasion complicated the Afghan conflict by turning public opinion.
# In Numbers
In numbers: the US military campaign in Afghanistan
An overview of the facts and figures from the US decade-long campaign in Afghanistan.
# Afghanistan
The exit begins: 10,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan within a year
A decade on, the US president is expected to announce this evening that thousands of American troops will be pulled out of the Afghan war by summer 2012.
# Afghanistan
Helicopter crash makes 2010 worst year in Afghan War
Elections could help coalition forces determine how much longer they’ll keep troops in Afghanistan as death toll mounts.
# Afghanistan
Al-Qaeda, Taliban security threat exaggerated: report
International body says a new plan is needed for Afghanistan as current focus is out of proportion.
# Afghan War
Karzai warns US pullout deadline could be a boost for Taliban
The Afghan leader says that setting a deadline for US withdrawal simply gives the Taliban a date to work towards.
# Taliban
Murdered medics gave lift to hitch-hiking gunman
Survivor speaks of deaths of international aid team in Afghanistan over a week ago.
# Afghanistan
Afghan civilian deaths up by a third
Taliban behind increase in casualties.
# Taliban
Eight aid workers killed in Afghanistan
Taliban kills foreign workers for being “Christian missionaries”.
# Afghanistan
Taliban aims to improve public relations
Militants urged to avoid killing and robbing civilians under new code of conduct.
# The War Logs
US uncover proof of WikiLeaks informant
# Afghanistan
Afghan bus struck by roadside bomb
# Leaked Report
The War Logs: Rules of engagement in Afghanistan
The largest leaked military report in intelligence history exposes alarming truths about the war in Afghanistan.