A British ISAF soldier in Kabul in September (epa)
February 1, 2007 -- Britain will increase its troops in southern Afghanistan by about 800 by the late summer, bringing its force in the country to 5,800.
KABUL, February 1, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Afghan lawmakers have ignored rights groups' advice and granted immunity to all Afghans involved in the country's conflicts during the last quarter century.
January 31, 2007 -- NATO war planes bombed a Taliban hideout in southern Afghanistan in an operation with Afghan forces that killed 30 rebel fighters.
The threat of a spring campaign by insurgents in the restive south is rising with the temperatures.
January 31, 2007 -- A two-day conference of international donors for Afghanistan has ended with delegates reaffirming their commitment to "more aggressive and determined rebuilding."
Afghanistan is poised to begin a poppy-eradication campaign targeting crops that provide about half of the heroin that reaches Europe.
January 30, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Human Rights Watch says more than 1,000 civilians were killed in Afghanistan in 2006.
January 29, 2007 -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai today suggested that his government could hold peace talks with the Taliban, after a year of bloody fighting with the Islamist movement.
Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta (file photo) (epa)
January 29, 2007 -- The European Union today announced an aid package to Afghanistan worth 600 million euros ($775 million) over the next four years.
January 28, 2007 -- The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, met today with U.S. soldiers and top military leaders at the largest U.S. base in Afghanistan.
January 27, 2007 -- New U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nanci Pelosi arrived in Pakistan today for talks with President Pervez Musharraf.
Since NATO took command of operations in Afghanistan, far less compensation has been given for innocent civilians that have been killed.