UK troops briefly return to Afghan district

Britain has sent its troops back to a bloody district of Helmand Province to assist Afghan forces, raising further questions about Afghan readiness to maintain security after NATO forces withdraw.

Cameron to announce ‘major troop reduction’ in Afghanistan

British PM David Cameron is will signal the end of his country’s involvement in the Afghan War by announcing a major reduction in the number of combat troops.

UK troops destroy huge cache of Taliban explosives: Report

British troops have destroyed a monster cache of Taliban explosives in Afghanistan.

6 UK troops killed in Afghanistan

Six British soldiers were killed when their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion in Helmand province.

Troops to remain in Afghanistan after 2015: UK

Hundreds of British soldiers will stay in Afghanistan to support and train local forces after the UK ends combat deployment in 2015.

`Afghan courts release most Taliban fanatics`

The corrupt legal system in Helmand has convicted fewer than one in 20 murderous insurgents.

Afghan forces reportedly kill 3 UK troops

A NATO official says Afghan President Hamid Karzai has offered condolences and an apology amid reports that Afghan forces killed three British troops in the south.

`Pak, Iran behind attacks on UK troops in Afghanistan`

Some of IED attacks are being backed from outside Afghanistan, claims report.

Alcohol major problem for returning UK troops

Alcohol abuse has emerged as a
bigger problem than the post-traumatic stress disorder for UK troops.

Alcohol major problem for returning UK troops

Alcohol abuse has emerged as a
bigger problem than the post-traumatic stress disorder for UK troops.

UK troops in Afghanistan set to battle Taliban’s ‘Koran’ tactics

The British troops in Afghanistan expect the Taliban to copy al Qaeda tactics against them by making false claims that the forces have burned copies of the Koran and outraged local Muslims in other ways.

`UK troops` archaic armour can`t stop Taliban bullets`

British troops deployed in war-ravaged Afghanistan are fighting the Taliban in outdated body armour, and the blame for this can go to the Ministry of Defence, which has been accused of botching a GBP 16 million deal.

4,000 UK troops ready for offensive against Afghan Taliban

In a bid to participate in the largest military offensive against the Taliban since the Afghanistan invasion in 2001, 4,000 British troops have begun preparing alongside Americans and Afghan troops.

UK troops pave way for massive NATO Afghan assault

British troops have launched helicopter advances in Afghanistan`s southern Helmand province to prepare the battlefield for a major NATO operation, the British military said on Friday.

UK troops pave way for major NATO Afghan assault

British troops have launched helicopter advances in Afghanistan`s southern Helmand province to prepare the battlefield for a major NATO operation, the British military said on Friday.

‘UK can play only small role in Afghan troop surge’

Britain`s Defence Secretary said on Monday that the UK has only limited scope to send more troops to Afghanistan, despite calls from military leaders to support US General Stanley McChrystal`s demand for extra soldiers.

UK troops to stay in Afghanistan for now: Brown

Britain`s military will stay in Afghanistan until it can look after its own security, PM Gordon Brown said on Friday, dismissing a call from one of his government`s defence aides to begin planning a pullout from the country.