US soldier killed in anti-Taliban operation in Afghanistan

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

US soldier killed in anti-Taliban operation in Afghanistan

A roadside bomb killed an American soldier Tuesday near the capital of Afghanistan's volatile Helmand province, following the first major US deployment to the southern city since foreign forces withdrew in 2014.

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Taliban 'special forces' lead Helmand assault: Afghan officials

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Taliban 'special forces' lead Helmand assault: Afghan officials

Only a few days ago, this village of mud huts in southern Afghanistan was a battlefield.

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For NATO trainers, race against time to prepare Afghan troops to go it alone

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

For NATO trainers, race against time to prepare Afghan troops to go it alone

Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Chung, leading a team of U.S. advisers in Helmand province to help train the Afghan army's embattled 215th Corps, knows he does not have much time.

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Afghan troops pull out of strategic Helmand district

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

Afghan troops pull out of strategic Helmand district

Afghan forces have pulled out of bases in Musa Qala, a strategic district of the southern province of Helmand, after months of heavy fighting with Taliban insurgents, officials said on Saturday.

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Afghan forces fight Taliban advance in Helmand

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago

Afghan forces are battling Taliban fighters in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province after reinforcements and NATO military advisers were rushed in to try to stop another district falling into insurgent hands.

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Afghan civilians die in roadside bombing

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

At least 19 Afghan civilians, nearly half of them children, die in a roadside bombing in Helmand Province.

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US to slow down troop exit from Afghanistan: officials

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VietNam News English 20 month(s) ago

The United States will scrap a plan to reduce the US force in Afghanistan to 5,500 by December, after American commanders appealed to keep more troops on the ground, officials said on Monday.

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Wedding party hit in Afghan violence

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Báo Thanh Niên English 22 month(s) ago

At least 20 people are killed as mortars hits a wedding party in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.

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Afghan forces ill equipped to fight Taliban without NATO

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Báo Thanh Niên English 23 month(s) ago

Afghan forces ill equipped to fight Taliban without NATO

Afghan district police chief Ahmadullah Anwari only has enough grenades to hand out three to each checkpoint in an area of Helmand province swarming with Taliban insurgents who launch almost daily attacks on security forces.

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Four US soldiers killed in south Afghanistan: officials

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 44 month(s) ago

Four US soldiers killed in south Afghanistan: officials

A roadside bomb killed four US soldiers in south Afghanistan on Tuesday, officials said, the latest fatalities for the NATO-led coalition which is winding down after 12 years of fighting.

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Three more U.S. soldiers killed by Afghans in grim day for NATO

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 53 month(s) ago 1 related news

Three more U.S. soldiers killed by Afghans in grim day for NATO

Three U.S. Marines have been shot dead by an Afghan worker on a military base in southern Afghanistan, in a deadly 24 hours for NATO-led forces during which six American soldiers were killed in rogue attacks.

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Afghan employee kills 3 NATO troops: ISAF

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Báo Dân Trí English 53 month(s) ago 1 related news

Afghan employee kills 3 NATO troops: ISAF

An Afghan civilian employed on a NATO base shot dead three international coalition soldiers on Friday -- the same day three others were killed by an Afghan policeman, ISAF said Saturday.

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Helicopter crashes in S. Afghanistan killing 4

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VietnamNet English 60 month(s) ago

Four people were killed Sunday when a contractor helicopter for NATO-led forces crashed in the Afghanistan's southern province of Zabul, deputy provincial governor said.

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US Marines to be based in Australia: reports

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Báo Thanh Niên English 63 month(s) ago

US Marines to be based in Australia: reports

File of US Marine Corps General meeting with troops in Helmand Province in Afghanistan. Reports claim that the US will expand its permanent military presence in Australia.

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2 killed, 26 injured in suicide car bomb in Lashkar Gah town, S Afghanistan

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VietnamNet English 65 month(s) ago 2 related news

2 killed, 26 injured in suicide car bomb in Lashkar Gah town, S Afghanistan

Two civilians were killed and 26 others injured on Tuesday morning when a suicide car bomb went off in Lashkar Gah, the capital of southern Helmand province, an official said.

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