President Donald Trump has paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the US and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks.
The Taliban said they have freed an American and an Australian hostage held since 2016 in exchange for three top Taliban figures who were released by the Kabul government and flown out of Afghanistan the previous day.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it may investigate the British military for the first time after allegations that war crimes had been committed, it has been reported.
When aid worker Linda Norgrove was kidnapped on September 26, 2010, her family suddenly found themselves thrust into the spotlight.
As the anniversary of aid worker Linda Norgrove’s death approaches, Shona Gossip discovers how her legacy is helping a new generation of Afghan women
Polls have closed in Afghanistan’s presidential election amid widespread complaints of irregularities and pockets of violence from Taliban insurgents, mostly in the south and north of the country.
Afghans headed to the polls to vote for a new president on Saturday amid high security after the Taliban vowed to disrupt the elections, warning citizens to stay home or risk being hurt.
A rocket exploded at the US embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States.
The parents of tragic aid worker Linda Norgrove have transformed a derelict byre into a holiday home to raise funds for the charity they established in their daughter’s memory.
On the morning after the champagne super over which sparked England’s maiden World Cup triumph, nobody could deny the excitement and efforts of both the winners and New Zealand to roll with it through the many twists and turns of the climactic contest.
No sport has a monopoly on stupidity, but cricket too often punches above its weight when it comes to creating unbridled farce.
When do you think the redoubtable Scotland cricket captain, Kyle Coetzer, made the following statement?
A charity launched in memory of a Western Isles aid worker killed in Afghanistan is helping keep ancient folk tales alive in the troubled country.
As Scotland prepare to tackle Afghanistan in a brace of ODIs in Edinburgh this week, it’s worth remembering how much progress the visitors have made in such a remarkably short time.
Scotland have named an experienced squad for their crucial brace of ODIs against Afghanistan next week.
She was the island hero killed in a kidnap rescue mission in Afghanistan eight years ago.
The head of Scottish cricket has described 2019 as a “crucial year” for the game north of the border.
The legacy of kidnapped aid worker Linda Norgrove – who died eight years ago this week in a failed rescue attempt in Afghanistan – is helping women there make a living as beekeepers and silk weavers.
A charity set up in memory of a Western Isles aid worker killed in Afghanistan has recruited 21 young women to study medicine in the country.
Despite serving in Afghanistan and the Middle East during a military career spanning nearly four decades, an RAF veteran has finally conquered his biggest fear on his last day in uniform – riding a horse.
They lost their daughter in a failed rescue attempt in Afghanistan.
A soldier from the Kinloss Army Barracks has been commended for his heroism in the Middle East at a ceremony which unveiled a lasting tribute to his comrades.
A Sheriff told an Army veteran who threatened someone with a knife that he had been "let down by society" when he needed help for post traumatic stress.
A Moray woman has opened her heart about the death of her father, an RAF hero, nearly a decade on from the Afghanistan crash that claimed his life.
The mother of a north-east war hero killed in action has admitted she is "terrified" other families could suffer as a result of UK troops going back to Afghanistan.
A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan has shaken buildings across South Asia, killing dozens of people and cutting power and communications.
Personnel from RAF Lossiemouth recently paid tribute to one of the airbase's fallen heroes with a charity golf game.
An RAF policeman who survived cancer will take to the football pitch next week for a fundraising match between rival military sides.
An American soldier has been killed in a shooting incident in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad in which at least two other US troops were wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire at them, a US official said.
An Afghan soldier has opened fire on US troops, wounding three before being shot dead.
The mother of a Black Watch hero who lost his life protecting two comrades in Afghanistan says bereaved parents have been let down by the government over plans for a special memorial service.
Aberdeen will host a parade for Scottish troops on their return from Afghanistan tomorrow.