Month: May 2017

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Australia to Send 30 More Troops to Afghanistan 

Australia has agreed to increase its troops by 30 in Afghanistan to help train Afghan forces in the fight against the Taliban and other insurgents. The country’s defense ministry announced the move on Monday following a formal request from the NATO and the United States. “Given the centrality of Afghanistan in the global fight against …

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Defense Secretary James Mattis: US Switched to “Annihilation Tactics” Against ISIS 

Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday the U.S. has switched to “annihilation tactics” against the Islamic State and is focused on completely surrounding the militants instead of moving them from place to place. “Our strategy right now is to accelerate the campaign against ISIS. It is a threat to all civilized nations. And the bottom …

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Suicide Car Bomber Killed 3 Intelligence Officials in Afghanistan

Earlier this week a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives at a security post in southern Helmand province in Afghanistan killing three intelligence officials, a police spokesman said. The attack also wounded four intelligence officials. The provincial governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak, confirmed the attack. The Taliban in a statement claimed responsibility, saying the explosion killed Tor …

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Final Decision on Increasing Troops in Afghanistan Expected Next Month 

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said final decision regarding increasing troops for Afghanistan is expected to be taken by next month. Speaking during a press conference ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels, Stoltenberg pointed towards the latest terrorist attack in Manchester city of the United Kingdom and emphasized that the meeting on Thursday …

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Bulgarian Prime Minister Borisov: “The threat from terrorism is not small” 

‘’The threat from terrorism for Bulgaria is not small’’, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said commenting the terrorist attack in Manchester, quoted by the Bulgarian National Radio. He explained that world diplomacy ought to have stopped wars in the Middle East long ago: ‘’the wars in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan – because children are dying there too, thousands of people …

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