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Jul 22, 2017
Trump administration plan new ideas for Afghanistan strategy, says Jim MattisThe Trump administration is still sorting out "the big ideas" for a new Afghanistan strategy, beyond troop levels and other military details
Jun 16, 2017
No decision yet on sending more troops to Afghanistan, clarifies PentagonNo decision has been taken on increasing the number of US troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said amid speculation that James Mattis may have finalised plans to dispatch more troops
Dec 03, 2016
Haqqani network pose greatest threat to troops in Afghanistan: USPakistan-based Haqqani network continues to pose "greatest" threat to US troops in Afghanistan, a top US commander based in the war-torn country said here, underlining the terror outfit remains America's principal concern.
Oct 07, 2016
Plans for joint patrols, naval exercises in South China Sea put on hold: Philippines tells USThe Philippine defense chief said Friday that he told the US military that plans for joint patrols and naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea have been put on hold, the first concrete break in defense cooperation after months of increasingly strident comments by the country's new president.
Jun 15, 2016
Cat and mouse game goes on: Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may still be aliveOn Monday, reports emerged that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has allegedly been killed in an air raid in Syria by the US-led coalition.
Jun 01, 2016
North Korea's media praises 'wise' Donald Trump for comments on withdrawing US troopsThe presumptive US Republican Presidential Donand Trump nominee has been getting good press this week in North Korea's carefully controlled media
May 26, 2016
Meet Haibatullah Akhundzada: All you need to know about the new Taliban chiefMullah Haibatullah Akhundzada was appointed as the new Taliban chief after Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone strike last week
May 10, 2016
US, Afghan forces rescue, Ali Haider, son of ex-Pakistan PM GilaniThe son of Pakistan's ex-prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was on Tuesday rescued from the clutches of Taliban in a joint operation by the US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, three years after he was abducted from his hometown in Pakistan's Punjab province.
Mar 07, 2016
N Korea threatens nuclear strikes as South Korea and US ramp up military drillsNorth Korea threatened pre-emptive and 'indiscriminate' nuclear strikes against South Korea and the United States on Monday, as the two allies kicked off their annual, large-scale military exercises.
Feb 03, 2016
US and NATO committed to train Afghan forces to fight extremists: White HouseThe recent terror attacks in Afghanistan shows the significant security challenges in the war-torn country, the White House has said stressing that US and NATO troops are committed to train Afghan forces to fight the extremists.