Pak mobilises 50,000 troops for military exercise

More than 50,000 Pakistani
troops backed by tanks and artillery and air force elements
today began their biggest ever wargames codenamed Azm-e-Nau 3
along the eastern border with India.

Pentagon announces deployment of 16,000 troops to Afghanistan

Acting quickly on the decision
of US President Barack Obama to send 30,000 additional troops
to Afghanistan, the Pentagon today announced deployment of
16,000 US troops to this war torn country.