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Taliban and Afghan forces both claim victory in Kunduz
Sydney Morning Herald

Taliban and Afghan forces both claim victory in Kunduz

Kabul: Afghan officials said government troops recaptured much of the strategic northern city of Kunduz from Taliban insurgents early on Thursday, three days after losing the provincial capital in an embarrassing defeat for Kabul and its US allies. ... Sydney Morning Herald, 1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle

Afghan forces plan fight back after Taliban overrun key city

Kunduz: Afghanistan on Tuesday mobilised reinforcements for a counter-offensive to take back Kunduz, a day after Taliban insurgents overran the strategic northern city in their biggest victory since being ousted from power in 2001. Afghan security ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Afghan forces plan fightback after Taliban overrun key city  The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago Afghan forces plan fightback against Taliban for Kunduz city  Malay Mail1 week ago

PHOTOS: Walmiki brothers play hockey, dance with Rashtriya Rifles jawans

Rashtriya Rifles, the elite counter insurgency force, invited India hockey players Yuvraj and Devender Walmiki for their silver jubilee year celebrations in Anantnag earlier this week. The two brothers reached Anantnag, Highground, in Kashmir on August 16 and were accorded a grand reception before they shared a brief interaction with the officers. It was followed by a visit to the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Nunwan. The next day the players were welcomed by troops of Rashtriya ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Moscow Times

Norway Must Increase Defense Spending to Counter Russian Build-Up

Wikicommons Bruun-Hanssen said Norway's armed forces needed a total of 180 billion crowns over the next two decades, to avoid serious cutbacks to its defense capabilities. Norway needs toscale up andmodernize its defense as Russia's military ...
 Moscow Times1 week ago Norway must hike defence to counter Russian build-up: Military chief  Turkish Daily1 week ago Norway must boost defence to counter Russian build-up, military chief says  Sydney Morning Herald1 week ago

Saab to support Australia's C-RAM components

ADELAIDE, Australia, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Saab is providing support services for the Australian Defense Force's Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar System capability under a new $18.5 million contract. The contract, which includes five one-year ...
 UPI1 week ago

Military intensifies assault against insurgents

By Kingsley Omonobi ABUJA—The military said Monday that with the deployment of 8700 strong Multi-National Joint Task Force MNJTF in the Lake Chad Basin area the coordinated assaults on Boko Haram insurgents would be fast-tracked to decapitate the ...
 Uncova1 week ago Embrace peace or face more assaults, Military warn Boko Haram insurgents  The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago Terrorism: Military Vows To Continue Assault  Leadership1 week ago

CRPF men help plough fields to win over tribals in Sukma

They are trained to supervise law and order operations and counter insurgency, but the CRPF personnel, in a novel initiative, are helping farmers in ploughing their fields through tractors to win the hearts of tribals in Chhattisgarh's worst Naxal-hit Sukma district.The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the biggest force fighting Naxalism in various parts of the country, last month launched a unique programme to help tribals in ploughing their fields with the help of tractors, ahead of the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Afghan security forces try to flush out Taliban in Kunduz

Kabul: Afghan security forces were going from house to house hunting for remaining Taliban insurgents in Kunduz Friday, days after the militants captured the city in a stunning strike, sparking fierce fighting. Officials said they were in control ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Afghan forces try to flush out Taliban in Kunduz week ago Taliban Captures Major Afghan City in 'Stunning' Assault After US, NATO Withdraw Troops  Christian Post1 week ago Afghan Taliban seize northern city in blow to government  Christian Today1 week ago

Kurds take ground from Islamic State in north Iraq

(Adds statement from counter-terrorism unit) By Isabel Coles ERBIL, Iraq, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Kurdish forces said they drove Islamic State out of several villages near the oil city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq on Wednesday after U.S.-led coalition ...
 AlertNet1 week ago Kurds capture ground from IS in north Iraq  Kuwait Times1 week ago

Europe The Latest: Hollande counters Putin remark on Syria alliance

France's president says comments from Russian President Vladimir Putin suggesting an alliance of Syrian government forces and the Free Syrian Army are incorrect. Putin was in Paris on Friday for talks with French President Francois Hollande as ...
 Mail.com2 days ago Did Putin wrongfoot Obama on Syria?  Social Dashboard1 week ago Russia carries out first air strikes in Syria  CapitalFM Kenya1 week ago US opposes Russian plans to fight Islamic State in Syria  MaltaToday2 weeks ago
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