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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.......

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......

Afghanistan: Troops capture Taliban stronghold

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown paid a surprise visit to Musah Qalah in Helmand, a heartland province of Afghanistan said to be the Taliban's last key stronghold in the embattled country.Brown......

Afghanistan produced 8,200 tons of opium

A survey conducted by the United Nations has reported that opium production in the Helmand province of Afghanistan has increased by a whopping 48 per cent in the last one-year, making it the......

Suicide bomber attacks NATO convoy in Kabul, 17 wounded

A bombing targeted an international convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, only hours after a deadly suicide blast rocked Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province. US soldiers attend to......

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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20 people killed in a gunfight at wedding party in Afghanistan

The clashes erupted late on Sunday in Deh Salah district in Baghlan, a once-tranquil province that has recently been plagued by growing insecurity... ...

http://odishasamaya.com/news/20-people-killed-in-a-gunfight-at-wedding-party-in-afghanistan/49769
Gunfight Between Families Leaves 20 Dead, Including Children

Representational image: A scene from a terror attack in Kabul that killed three civilians in November last year. Reuters Celebrations at a... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/afghanistan-wedding-massacre-gunfight-between-families-leaves-20-dead-including-children-640602
Seven Taliban rebels killed in Afghanistan

04:18 pm Kabul: At least seven militants were killed in the former Taliban strongholds of southern Helmand and Zabul provinces over the past 24... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/seven-taliban-rebels-killed-in-afghanistan/
IS presence in Afghanistan

ByMohammad Jamil Just like differences in the Taliban over the meeting between the Afghan government and Taliban representatives,... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=12744
Darkening Shadows

They (IS loyalists) came in on many white pickup trucks mounted with big machine guns and fought the Taliban. The Taliban could not resist and... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/news-details/O/11749/darkening-shadows.html

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