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British troops sent to Afghan province amid Taliban battle

Britain's Ministry of Defense says British troops are being sent to south Afghanistan's Helmand province where Afghan forces are battling the Taliban for

Dec 22, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

British troops to be deployed in Somalia, South Sudan

Prime Minister David Cameron announced the deployment of British troops in Somalia and South Sudan to train African peacekeeping forces in order to have "less terrorism and less migration", the media reported.

Sep 28, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

UK Prince Charles' secret letters finally made public

 Prince Charles said British troops were under-resourced during the war in Iraq, according to letters from him published on Wednesday which the government had tried to keep secret in case they cast doubt over the future king`s political neutrality.

May 13, 2015, 21:12 PM IST

Romanian, US, British troops stage NATO-planned exercises

Some 2,200 Romanian, US, British and Moldovan troops will take part in military exercises in Romania, close to the Ukrainian border, beginning this week.

Apr 15, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

UK troops start training mission in Ukraine: Ministry

 British troops have begun a training mission in Ukraine, helping government forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, the Ministry of Defence in London said Thursday.

Mar 19, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Tributes paid to Indian soldiers fought in WWI

India has paid tribute to the 1.5 million Indian soldiers in the UK who fought along with British troops during the World War I.

Dec 10, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

Last British troops leave southern Afghanistan

Britain withdrew its last military forces from southern Afghanistan today after 13 years of fighting that has cost hundreds of British lives in some of the most violent regions of the country.

Nov 24, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

British troops fighting Ebola being given banned drug

 British troops fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa are being given an anti-malarial drug banned in the US, putting them at grave risks, a report said Sunday.

Nov 16, 2014, 16:57 PM IST

Insecurity and opium blight Afghan province as British leave

Despite high praise from politicians, British troops ending their combat mission in Afghanistan`s Helmand are leaving behind a province still blighted by insurgency and a huge opium harvest.

Oct 27, 2014, 19:02 PM IST

River Thames breaches its banks near London

The River Thames has burst its banks after reaching its highest level in years, flooding riverside towns upstream of London.

Feb 10, 2014, 20:38 PM IST

Taliban plotted to kill Prince Harry in Afghanistan

Britain`s Prince Harry was the prime target of Taliban when he was serving with the British troops in Afghanistan, a media report said Saturday.

Oct 05, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Britain probes its troops` atrocities on Iraqi bodies

Bodies of Iraqis handed back to their families by British troops showed signs of torture and apparent mutilation as well as multiple bullet wounds, local doctors have revealed before a public inquiry which has opened in London.

Mar 05, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

British troops could be in Afghanistan `for years`

The prime minister has said that no troops will be left in Afghanistan in a combat role after 2014.

Jan 17, 2013, 18:55 PM IST

3,800 British troops leave Afghanistan by 2013

Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday announced that some 3,800 British troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of 2013.

Dec 19, 2012, 19:59 PM IST

Helen Mirren meets British troops

Helen Mirren surprised a group of soldiers here over the weekend, applauding them for their work at the 2012 Olympics.

Aug 16, 2012, 11:36 AM IST

British troops in Afghan child abuse investigation

The allegation comes less than a week after a video
emerged showing US Marines urinating on Taliban corpses.

Jan 18, 2012, 22:33 PM IST

British troops in Afghanistan risk mental problems

At least one in five British soldiers in Afghanistan will suffer from some mental illness, a study has said.

Dec 28, 2011, 23:29 PM IST

British troops in Afghanistan to get new equipment

Britain has announced an equipment package worth 400 million pounds (around $627 million) for its troops in Afghanistan.

Dec 23, 2011, 09:08 AM IST

Cameron visits British troops in Afghanistan

Cameron said the main purpose of his trip was to say "a big thank you" to British service personnel and their families.

Dec 20, 2011, 22:45 PM IST

British troops may leave Afghanistan early: Report

UK may speed up the withdrawal of up to 4,000 of its troops from Afghan before the end of 2013, according to a media report.

Dec 09, 2011, 20:01 PM IST