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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......

'Harry's remarks about killing Taliban were a mistake'

Hamid Karzai has termed Prince Harry's remarks about killing Taliban fighters and comparing war to video games as a ‘mistake’, for which the Afghan President said the young British......

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......

  People speak for helmand province

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Q. The opium production in Afghanistan has increased eight times more when NATO is in charge , what could be reasons for this , who gets this money ?
Z:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-opium-production-in-afghanistan-has-increased-eight-time/25468571/answers/

The abuser
Q. which desert is called as the " desert of death " ?
The Abuser:  A. Only one province, eastern Herat, is expected to see a decrease in cultivation this year, it added.More than a third of Afghanistan's total opium...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-desert-is-called-as-the--desert-of-death--/22419946/answers/25468584

The abuser
Q. Lt. Col Thorneloe, dies in Helmand Province, Afghanistan after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blew up their vehicle. He was the most senior army officer to die in action since 1982 in Falklands. What is your say on this?
The Abuser:  A. Lets hope the best more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/lt.-col-thorneloe-dies-in-helmand-province-afghanistan-after/22419946/answers/15037756

  Web results for Helmand Province
Afghan cauldron on the boil again

New Delhi: Instead of stabilising the country, Afghanistan's presidential election can destabilise it further. While acknowledging electoral fraud,... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140710/commentary-columnists/article/afghan-cauldron-boil-again
Poll crisis, war deaths add to Afghan woes

An Afghan police vehicle carries the corpses of Taliban fighters from the site of a suicide attack in the city Fighting in Afghanistan is spreading... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/poll-crisis-war-deaths-add-afghan-woes-152
Election crisis and rising war casualties add to Afghan woes

KABUL: Fighting in Afghanistan is spreading into populated areas and taking a record toll on civilians, the UN warned Wednesday, as presidential... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/election-crisis-and-rising-war-casualties-add-to-afghan-woes/articleshow/38084653.cms
UN

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared by 24 per cent in the first half of 2014, according to UN figures released today, revealing worsening... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/afghan-civilian-casualties-jump-24-pc-in-year-to-june-un-114070900585_1.html
Afghanistan's Three New Crises

Afghanistan today faces three emerging crises just when one felt that the country, after decades of turmoil and violence unremittingly imposed from... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-78764.html

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