South African Mairy Tsigoida narrowly escaped death at the hands of the Taliban, but the Groenewald family were not as fortunate. She tells her story.
Foreign troops have pulled back from Helmand province as their withdrawal from Afghanistan begins, leaving local forces to fight the Taliban.
The last of the United States military forces will leave Afghanistan by the end of 2016, 15 years after the September 2001 attacks in New York.
US President Barack Obama marked Veterans Day by celebrating the fact that America's decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan is coming to an end.
The ringleader of a rogue US army unit responsible for "thrill kills" of Afghan civilians has been sentenced to life behind bars.
General David Petraeus stepped down as United States commander in Afghanistan on Monday after a year at the helm of what is America's longest war.
The United Kingdom's armed forces announced it will no longer be able to mount the kind of operations conducted in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Shum Khan was a deaf and dumb man who lived in the remote border hamlet of Malekshay, 7 000ft up in the mountains.
They fly at 50 000ft, are virtually invisible and carry a deadly payload of missiles and bombs. Meet the Reaper, a new variety of heavily armed drone.
The murder of three soldiers by a renegade Afghan casts a shadow over the UK's plans to train the local army before withdrawing its own troops.
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad meets the Afghans whose fortunes lie in the risky, but lucrative, business of arms dealing.
The US decision to send more troops to Afghanistan will mean little to the people of northern Sang-i-Khel village whose fight is against hunger.
US forces killed at least one child, video footage showed on Wednesday, in an air strike in western Afghanistan that police say killed 12 civilians.
A senior British officer serving in Afghanistan has been arrested on suspicion of leaking official secrets, the Ministry of Defence said on Wednesday.
A lorry load of Christmas turkeys for British troops in Afghanistan on Friday fell victim to a roadside bomb planted by Taliban insurgents.
Nato countries are scrambling for alternative routes as far afield as Belarus and Ukraine to supply their forces in Afghanistan.
President Hamid Karzai has criticised the US and other foreign countries for creating a "parallel government" in Afghanistan's countryside.