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UK to increase 50 troops in Afghanistan

The United Kingdom is expected to send 50 more troops to Afghanistan to train, assist and advise Afghan security forces, it has been reported on Saturday. The fresh troops will join the 450 British military personnel already in Afghanistan to help counter-terrorism efforts and provide leadership training. According to the …

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Obama slows troops withdrawal from Afghanistan

President Barack Obama scrapped plans Wednesday to cut American forces in Afghanistan by half before leaving office, a dispiriting blow to his hopes of extricating the U.S. after 15 years of fighting. He said he’ll leave 8,400 troops to address the country’s “precarious” security situation. Obama’s new drawdown plan, announced …

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Taliban will pay prices: Atmar warns

Afghanistan National Security adviser Hanif Atmar warned that Taliban will pay the prices for carrying out the bloody attack on Thursday killing of 33 Afghan newly graduated cadets and injuring 80 others in Kabul city. The following statement made while he was visiting the patients and injuries of the incident …

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Suicide bomber arrested in Paktika

A suicide bomber who wanted to carry out an attack in Urgun district of Pakika province arrested by intelligence officers. The Afghan intelligence agency prevented a suicide attack during a special operation in Urgon district of Paktika province by arresting the attacker with a vest laden with explosive devices, a …

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