Despite Taliban leaders pushing a public message of magnanimity, a return to brutal public spectacles appears to be underway.
A South African contractor staying in a camp at Kabul’s airport has described the “apocalyptic scenes” he witnessed.
The situation on the ground in Afghanistan is nothing short of dire. At least five people were killed at Kabul’s airport, as thousands of desperate citizens attempted last-gasp efforts to flee the country.
After two years of unsubstantiated reports that soldiers had been using the prosthetic leg of an Afghani soldier to drink beer, there’s proof.
A local businessman has ticked off social media after dropping comments about the Taliban during a hunting exhibition over the weekend.
When the odds are stacked against you it’s either fight or flight, although it takes some incredible skill and courage to overcome odds like these.
The disease is spreading at a rate of knots, selfies now part and parcel of the Taliban’s incursion into parts of Afghanistan. Where will it end?
It seems that Seymour Hersh isn’t the only respected journalist to have doubts about the US version of the Osama bin Laden killing. More voices are piping up.
It wouldn’t be a regular day in the office if we didn’t come across some kind of conspiracy theory involving the US government. The man making these claims, however, isn’t some deep south redneck.
This footage is epic. The decision to swap 5 Taliban prisoners for one US soldier has come under heavy fire from many conservative and ex-military critics but this is a pretty powerful moment, don’t you think?
Two years after one of the most brutal and well-planned attacks by insurgents on an Airbase which was home to RAF and American fighters images of soldiers flaunting their victory are still slowly leaking out. These are really graphic and slightly horrifying pics which really don’t reflect well on humanity. Then again, war in general doesn’t […]
A video posted online by extremists shows burkha-clad women being trained to fight by terrorists in the Russian Republic of Chechnya. The film can be seen below, and sees the women being taught how to wield Kalashnikov assault rifles, machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and sniper rifles with deadly results.
The Afghan government and human rights campaigners have heavily condemned the public execution of a young woman accused of adultery following the release of amateur footage depicting the incident. Click through for further details and the video, which does not show the actual killing but may upset sensitive viewers.
Osama Bin Laden is all over the news again, not bad for someone who has been dead and gone for quite some time now. Today sees the disclosure of documents seized at his compound. It is also a great opportunity for those looking for a keepsake to get in on the ground floor – the bricks from his compound are going on sale.
Around 65 military recruits and 15 civilians were killed in the twin bombing of the military training centre in Shabqadar, Charsadda – the first attack in Pakistan since the announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death. The Pakistani Taliban claims to have carried out the attack to avenge bin Laden’s killing.