NATO airstrike Afghanistan: Eleven children and a woman killed

Eleven children and a woman killed in Nato airstrike against Taliban commanders Local officials said the strike hit houses in the Kunar province, AfghanistanSaid the woman and children died when their homes collapsed on them Six insurgents, including two senior Taliban leaders, died in the strike International Security Assistance Force said it is assessing incident By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:05 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:49 GMT, 7 April 2013 A Nato airstrike killed at least 11 children yesterday during an operation targeting Taliban commanders. At least one woman also died in the strike and more than six others were injured in the strike on a village in Shigal district in Kunar province, on the Pakistani border

Taliban suicide bomber kills three Afghans in US military base Camp Chapman attack

Three citizens killed in suicide bomber attack at a US military base in AfghanistanPolice say a guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomberThe Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman todayThe militant group says it sent a bomber to base in van full of explosivesThe guard stopped the driver at the gates of the base before he was killed | UPDATED: 13:47 GMT, 26 December 2012 A suicide bomber has killed three Afghan citizens in an attack at a US military base near the eastern city of Khost. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman in which police have said a local guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomber.

The smile that defies the Taliban: Marizeh, 6, has life changing reconstructive surgery at Long Island hospital after being shot in the face

The smile that defies the Taliban: Marizeh, 6, has life changing reconstructive surgery at Long Island hospital after being shot in the face | UPDATED: 22:16 GMT, 22 December 2012 You can barely see a hint of the sorrow that beautiful 6-year-old Marizeh endured when she smiles up at you with her newly reconstructed face. Marizeh, who's face was ruined by a Taliban's bullet in Afghanistan, underwent surgery at a Long Island hospital Friday to repair her face and be able to breathe normally again.

Six-year-old girl shot by Taliban to have face reconstructed in life-changing surgery at Long Island hospital

Six-year-old girl shot by Taliban to have face reconstructed in life-changing surgery at Long Island hospital | UPDATED: 22:33 GMT, 21 December 2012 A beautiful 6-year-old girl who's face was ruined by a Taliban's bullet in Afghanistan will undergo surgery at a Long Island hospital Friday to repair her face and be able to breathe normally again. Marizeh – who's last name is being withheld to protect surviving family in Afghanistan – lost her right eye in the attacks months ago

Taliban kill five women polio aid workers in Pakistan as they administer vaccines to children

Taliban kills five women aid workers in Pakistan as they administer polio vaccineFour women aid workers gunned down in the southern city of Karachi and another killed in a village outside the north-west city of PeshawarAid workers were administering polio jabs as part of 3-day vaccination driveTaliban claim the campaign to immunise children is a cover for U.S. spies | UPDATED: 17:20 GMT, 18 December 2012 The Taliban murdered five women polio health workers in a series of attacks in Pakistan today

Private Matthew Thornton died after being blown 30ft up a tree after being lured to sight of Taliban bomb

Army private died after being blown 30ft up a tree after being lured to site of Taliban bombPrivate Matthew Thornton stepped on an improvised explosive device Regiment had come under fire from grenades and small armsDescribed as 'a cracking soldier who gave 100 per cent' | UPDATED: 09:20 GMT, 15 December 2012 The body of a Territorial Army soldier was found 30ft up a tree after his was patrol lured towards a hidden bomb, an inquest heard. Private Matthew Thornton, 28, was five weeks into a tour of duty in Helmand when he was killed by the huge blast.