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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......
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Trump terms London hospital a 'war zone from knife attacks'

[USA], May 6 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Friday called an unnamed hospital in London a "war zone", adding the hospital has the... ...

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Afghan airstrike on Taliban kills 6 civilians

An Afghan official says an airstrike targeting Taliban fighters has killed six civilians in the southern Helmand province.Mir Ahmad, a provincial... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/afghan-airstrike-on-taliban-kills-6-civilians-118050100927_1.html
6 dead in suicide bombing in Afghanistan

At least six persons were killed, as a suicide bomber blew an explosive-laden car next to a military base in Afghanistan's Helmand province on... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/6-dead-in-suicide-bombing-in-afghanistan-118042900045_1.html
As Afghan forces squeeze in Helmand, Taliban focus shifts

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Last week, the Afghan air force dropped its first laser-guided missile on a Taliban compound in Farah, the... ...

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Car bomb near stadium kills 13, says official

A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province today killed 13 people and wounded 40 others, an official... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/afghanistan-car-bomb-near-stadium-kills-13-says-official-118032400024_1.html

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