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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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Afghan army takes on Taliban in first solo offensive

Kabul: The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/news/world/afghan-army-takes-on-taliban-in-first-solo-offensive-23198.html
Militants kill two Afghan policemen in Pakistan

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS At least two Afghan policemen were killed on Sunday when militants attacked their vehicle in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/militants-kill-two-afghan-policemen-in-pakistan/article6948587.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Afghan troops push Taliban from key southern district

Kabul: Afghan forces on Friday routed the Taliban from a large swath of a key southern province that has long been an important insurgent... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/afghan-troops-push-taliban-from-key-southern-district_1553884.html
Afghan army pushes Taliban from south district

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS An American general and a senior Afghan police officer say the Afghan military has pushed the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/officials-afghan-army-pushes-taliban-from-south-district/article6941847.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
IC-814 hijack suspect is peacemaker between Afghan govt, Taliban

Mansoor is wanted for questioning on supply of weapons to hijackers. Talibanmilitary chief Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansoor, long sought by India... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/ic-814-hijack-suspect-is-peacemaker-between-afghan-govt-taliban/

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