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UK to withdraw 3,800 troops from Afghanistan by end-2013

Britain will withdraw 3,800 troops, almost half of the current force serving in Afghanistan's troubled Helmand province, by the end of 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Wednesday.......

Pix: Prince Harry swaps Vegas for Afghan frontline

Prince Harry, known as Captain Wales in the British military, on Friday arrived at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province to start an operational tour as an Apache helicopter pilot, the......

2 British soldiers killed by man in Afghan uniform

Two British soldiers were gunned down on Monday by a man in an Afghan army uniform in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province, officials said in Kabul. Two British soldiers were killed after the......

Image: UK introduces Trojan tank to Afghan war

Angry British troops have used the mighty IED-busting Trojan tank against the Taliban in Nad-e-Ali district of Helmand provincein Afghanistan on Monday during Operation Moshtarak, The Sun......

Obama launches 1st major op in Afghanistan

Almost 4,000 United States Marines, backed by helicopter gun ships, are attempting to regain control of the volatile Helmand River valley in southwestern Afghanistan, which currently is occupied by......

Moily faces China's Lopez diplomacy in Turkmenistan gas quest

The Turkmenistan event underscores the lengths to which China’s oil-and-gas companies will go to curry favour in resource-rich localesThis June, Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily had......

Beckham hails 'life changing' Afghanistan visit

England midfielder David Beckham has said that visiting British troops fighting in Afghanistan was "one of the best things" he has done in his career.Beckham had spent time with the troops in......

Beckham targetted by Taliban in Afghanistan?

The Taliban launched a ferocious assault on NATO's biggest base in Afghanistan to target either ace footballer David Beckham or British Foreign Secretary William Hague or Defence Secretary Liam......

Why Rahul Dravid stepped down

From the time he announced it, Rahul Dravid's decision to step down as captain of the Indian cricket team seemed tobe far deeper than the public reason he gave for it.- Dravid's exit: Is the BCCI......
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Gunfire, Explosions As Militants Storm Afghan Court Complex

Explosions and gunfire rang out as militants dressed in military uniforms stormed a court complex in northern Afghanistan today, wounding scores of... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Gunfire-Explosions-As-Militants-Storm-Afghan-Court-Complex/890568
ISIS spotted recruiting jihadists less than 1000 kilometres away from

(Photo: video grab) Washington : The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been reportedly recruiting jihadists in the Taliban territory... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150407/world-americas/article/islamic-state-spotted-recruiting-jihadists-less-1000-kilometres-away
Taliban publish biography of their chief Mullah Omar

KABUL: The Afghan Taliban on Sunday published a descriptive biography of their "charismatic" supreme leader Mullah Omar, in a surprise move... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/world/south-asia/Taliban-publish-biography-of-their-chief-Mullah-Omar/articleshow/46816211.cms
Storms of sand

Private First Class Brandon Voris, 19, of Lebanon, Ohio, from the First Battalion Eighth Marines Alpha Company stands in the middle of his camp as... ...

http://in.reuters.com/news/picture/storms-of-sand?articleId=INRTR4VX3T
Suicide Bomber Targets Protest in Eastern Afghanistan, Kills 17

KHOST: A suicide bomber blew himself up in the middle of a demonstration against corruption in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost on Thursday,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Suicide-Bomber-Targets-Protest-in-Eastern-Afghanistan-Kills-17/2015/04/02/article2743739.ece

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