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Pentagon claims US launched airstrikes targeting Iran-backed Shia group in Iraq base; defence dept says 5 weapon storage facilities hit
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Pentagon claims US launched airstrikes targeting Iran-backed Shia group in Iraq base; defence dept says 5 weapon storage facilities hit

The US launched airstrikes Thursday in Iraq, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed and wounded American and British troops at a base north of Baghdad, the Pentagon said

India signs deal with Afghanistan to build roads in Bamyan and Mazar-e-Sharif: Ministry of External Affairs
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India signs deal with Afghanistan to build roads in Bamyan and Mazar-e-Sharif: Ministry of External Affairs

In a series of tweets, Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India remains committed to economic and human resource development partnership with Afghanistan

US, Taliban will sign peace deal today ending 19-yr-long Afghanistan war; Mike Pompeo to be present during signing of agreement
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US, Taliban will sign peace deal today ending 19-yr-long Afghanistan war; Mike Pompeo to be present during signing of agreement

The agreement mapping out a plan for peace follows months of negotiations between the US and the Taliban that have broken down before. The Pentagon has said for months that it is poised to reduce the number of US troops in Afghanistan to 8,600.

Taliban in Afghanistan 'tired' of fighting, wants to make peace deal with America, says Donald Trump days ahead of agreement
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Taliban in Afghanistan 'tired' of fighting, wants to make peace deal with America, says Donald Trump days ahead of agreement

Trump told reporters at the White House that the time had come for the US troops to 'come home'

100,000 casualties in Afghanistan over past 10 years, says UN report; 'imperative for all to stop fighting' says security council representative Tadamichi Yamamoto
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100,000 casualties in Afghanistan over past 10 years, says UN report; 'imperative for all to stop fighting' says security council representative Tadamichi Yamamoto

Report released by UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan comes as seven-day 'reduction of violence' agreement between US, Taliban takes effect

US defence secretary Mark Esper visits Afghanistan to make firsthand assessment of America's longest war
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US defence secretary Mark Esper visits Afghanistan to make firsthand assessment of America's longest war

Stalled peace talks with Taliban and unrelenting attacks by insurgent group have complicated Trump administration's pledge to withdraw American troops

Afghanistan blasts: 48 killed, 42 injured in two attacks by Taliban; Ashraf Ghani escapes unhurt from one of the explosions
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Afghanistan blasts: 48 killed, 42 injured in two attacks by Taliban; Ashraf Ghani escapes unhurt from one of the explosions

A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a campaign rally in northern Afghanistan attended by President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday, killing at least 48 people and injuring 42 others

India and other countries must fight terrorists in Afghanistan at some point, says Donald Trump
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India and other countries must fight terrorists in Afghanistan at some point, says Donald Trump

Countries like India, Iran, Russia and Turkey would have to fight against terrorists in Afghanistan at some point of time, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday

‘We will always have somebody there’: Donald Trump says there will not be complete withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan
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‘We will always have somebody there’: Donald Trump says there will not be complete withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan

While responding to the questions on the ongoing peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan at his Oval Office on Tuesday, he said these to the reporters

US, South Korea sign cost-sharing deal for American troops; agreement to boost Seoul's contribution to US military on its shores
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US, South Korea sign cost-sharing deal for American troops; agreement to boost Seoul's contribution to US military on its shores

The development comes as President Donald Trump is set to hold his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam in late February.

Donald Trump says he is 'very close' to deciding whether to send more troops to Afghanistan
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Donald Trump says he is 'very close' to deciding whether to send more troops to Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has said that he was "very close" to deciding whether he will approve a plan to deploy more troops in Afghanistan

Bashar al-Assad questions US actions in Syria, calls American troops 'invaders'
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Bashar al-Assad questions US actions in Syria, calls American troops 'invaders'

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad scoffed and questioned the US actions in Syria, terming as 'invaders'.

US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 1: Why 9/11 will shape what follows 11/9
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US President-elect Donald Trump's generals Part 1: Why 9/11 will shape what follows 11/9

It also looks increasingly certain – pending Congressional waiver and confirmation – that General James Mattis will serve as Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defence.

Afghanistan: Obama thanks American troops for their 'extraordinary sacrifices'
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Afghanistan: Obama thanks American troops for their 'extraordinary sacrifices'

The longest war in American history has come to a "responsible conclusion" with the withdrawal US and NATO combat forces from Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama has said but warned that the country remains "a dangerous place".