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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Britain’s Cameron visits troops in Afghanistan

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 08:37am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday paid a pre-Christmas visit to British troops serving in Afghanistan, insisting that the “high price” paid by servicemen had been worthwhile, his office said. Cameron told reporters that Afghan security forces were “doing better than expected” as he defended plans for the British force to be cut to 5,200 ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Last Australian combat troops leave Afghanistan

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 03:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... and for the wider world, my conclusion is yes it has been worth it,” he said. “But not for a second would I underestimate the price that has been paid by individuals and families.” Defence Minister David ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Australian troops ‘cut insurgent’s hands off’

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... the United States and Britain. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said he had confidence in Defence Force Chief Lieutenant General David Hurley to investigate the allegations. ...

  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul army general says Pakistan could end Afghan war ‘in weeks’

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 11:25am by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... After weekend talks with Britain’s visiting leader David Cameron, new Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif spoke of his government’s “firm resolve to promote the shared objective of a peaceful ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato apologises for accidental killing of two Afghan boys

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Australian military chief General David Hurley Sunday said he deeply regretted the deaths of two Afghan boys killed during an operation but it was too early to say who was responsible. Two ... It is premature to make any determination about how the incident occurred or who was responsible General David Hurley “We deeply regret that the International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) were ...

  7. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China digging into Afghanistan's treasure trove

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... which include copper, gold and rare earths. In London this month, Shahrani won the support of British Prime Minister David Cameron, who hosted a forum of mining executives to promote minerals ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Britain says Afghanistan deaths not friendly fire

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 08:27pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London The deaths of a British marine and an army medic in Afghanistan were not due to “friendly fire”, the defence ministry said Saturday following an initial review. Corporal David O’Connor, 27, of 40 Commando Royal Marines, and Corporal Channing Day, 25, from the 3 Medical Regiment, were fatally wounded while on patrol in the southern Helmand province ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Australia says deaths will not speed up Afghan exit

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... unknown. “We are not yet aware of any relationship he has with the Taliban,” Australian Defence Force chief General David Hurley said, adding that his troops had now adopted “enhanced force ...



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