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  1. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    5 British troops killed in Afghan helicopter crash

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 08:35pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Kabul Single deadliest day this year for foreign forces in Afghanistan A British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing five Nato troops in the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country, officials said. The British defence ministry confirmed that all five of the dead were British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498447/5-british-troops-killed-afghan-helicopter-crash
  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Marjan, the lion, now pride of Afghanistan’s Kabul zoo

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Zoo vets have nursed the animal back to good health after finding it close to death on a rooftop Marjan the lion now pride of Kabul Kabul's zoo has unveiled its new star attraction- Marjan the lion, who lived on a rooftop in the city until rescued by animal welfare officials last year when close to death. A businessman in the war-torn Afghan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1452633/marjan-lion-now-pride-afghanistans-kabul-zoo
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Ex-British Army captain Mike Martin says ministry tried to block book

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 08:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Soldier says ministry tried to block book A former British army captain has accused the nation's defence ministry of attempting to block publication ... British forces sustained the vast majority of their losses during the 13-year conflict. But when he turned the doctorate study into a book, the ministry blocked its publication, saying its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1474118/ex-british-army-captain-mike-martin-says-ministry-tried-block-book
  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Five American soldiers killed by coalition air strike in Afghanistan

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... for the Nato force since five British soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash on April 26. Nato forces have officially stepped back from frontline fighting to focus on training Afghan soldiers, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1529473/five-american-soldiers-killed-coalition-air-strike-afghanistan
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Captured British dog of war paraded in Taliban propaganda video

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 09:45am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post British canine, captured in December battle, paraded in propaganda video Dog of war a prisoner of the Taliban In the annals of prisoner-of-war videos, it seems ... The dog was attached to a British special forces unit that was engaged in a fatal firefight on December 23, according to a military official who spoke on the condition of anonymity. Also featured ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1423372/captured-british-dog-war-paraded-taliban-propaganda-video
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    AFP reporter, family among 9 civilians killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... militants denied responsibility for the unexplained shooting of Nils Horner, 51, which occurred in an upmarket district of the Afghan capital. The journalist, who held joint Swedish and British ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454052/journalist-and-family-among-nine-killed-taliban-attack-kabul-hotel
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Hong Kong-based journalist Nils Horner shot dead in Kabul attack

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 05:37pm by AFP

    ... responsibility for the unexplained shooting of Nils Horner, 51, which occurred in an upmarket district of the Afghan capital. The journalist, who held joint Swedish and British nationality, worked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1446115/hong-kong-based-journalist-nils-horner-shot-dead-kabul-attack
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan interpreters to get British visas

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 03:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Follow @SCMP_News Around 600 Afghan interpreters who served with British forces fighting the Taliban in southern Afghanistan will be allowed to stay in Britain, the government revealed on Wednesday. Prime Minister David Cameron initially opposed calls to allow interpreters and their families to settle in Britain, but backed down following ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1243469/afghan-interpreters-get-british-visas
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Three British soldiers killed in Afghanistan

    Posted May 01st 2013, 03:12pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Three Nato troops killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan were British, officials said on Wednesday. The three soldiers from the Royal Highland Fusiliers ... in Task Force Helmand,” army spokesman Major Richard Morgan said in a statement from London. The British defence ministry said that security in Helmand, a hotbed of the Taliban insurgency, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1227495/three-british-soldiers-killed-afghanistan
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    British troops may return from Afghanistan earlier

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 11:05am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is considering bringing some British troops back from Afghanistan earlier than expected, he said in an interview ... The British government has said it intends to pull out all its 9,500 combat troops by the end of 2014.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1036581/british-troops-may-return-afghanistan-earlier

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