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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......

Will Mullah Akhtar Mansour's election as chief lead to Taliban split?

There have been conflicting reports about whether Taliban’s supreme council was consulted or not on the election. A new leader could be named in his place Afghan Taliban's Supreme Council was......

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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Farewell Kabul

Christina Lamb 's work is generally worth a look, considering that her collaboration with last year's Nobel Peace Prize co-winner Malala Yousafzai... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/ZXqKxmpBeXpuapIu31isVN/Book-Review-Farewell-Kabul.html
Afghan forces, with NATO help, attack resurgent Taliban

Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined an Afghan army campaign to try to stop a Taliban advance in Helmand province that has... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INsouthAsiaNews/~3/CYA3S4_bDXg/afghanistan-helmand-taliban-idINKCN0QW1BB20150827
In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace

In Afghanistan's Helmand, the Taliban are talking war, not peace By Mohammad Stanekzai LASHKAR GAH, Aug 27 (Reuters) - Soldiers from the U.S.-led... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/in-afghanistans-helmand-the-taliban-are-talking-war-not-peace-news-politics-pi1raDejfgefi.html
U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan; district falls

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan Taliban fighters seized a district headquarters in Afghanistan's Helmand province on Monday despite repeated U.S. air... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/26/afghanistan-attack-idINKCN0QV0KP20150826
Two NATO soldiers shot dead in Helmand Province

Aug 26, 1:51 pm Kabul, Aug 26 ( ANI ): Two gunmen in Afghan military uniform have shot dead two NATO soldiers in Helmand province.... ...

http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail4/story230606/two-nato-soldiers-shot-dead-in-helmand-province.html

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