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India to buy guns worth $553 mn for border troops

India will buy more than 160,000 guns worth $553 million for troops on its disputed, high-altitude borders, the defence ministry said Tuesday. The defence acquisition...

Thousands more US troops arrive in Afghanistan: general

Approximately 3,000 additional American troops have now deployed to Afghanistan under President Donald Trump’s revised strategy for the war-torn country, the Pentagon said Thursday. The...

General’s slip spotlights US troop numbers in Syria

Pentagon officials scrambled Tuesday to clarify how many US troops are in Syria after a general put the number at a "little over 4,000"...

US Has 11,000 Troops In Afghanistan, More Than Previous Count: Pentagon

The Pentagon sharply raised its estimate of the number of US troops currently in Afghanistan Wednesday, ahead of a decision on adding thousands more...

Germany Likely to Pull Troops Out of Turkey

The Berlin government is mulling moving its troops out of Turkey’s Incirlik air base after a second snub by Ankara. A German political delegation...

Pentagon to request thousands more US troops for Afghanistan

The US military will ask the Donald Trump administration next week to deploy thousands more troops to Afghanistan, a senior official says. US media have...

Troops mass in Pyongyang show of strength

North Korea's military forces were massed in Pyongyang on Saturday (Apr 14) for a show of strength by leader Kim Jong-Un as tensions mount...

Pentagon reviewing how it counts troop numbers

The Pentagon is reviewing how it counts US troop numbers in Iraq and Syria, an official said Monday, as it moves from Obama-era troop...
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US plans for Syria include another 1,000 troops: US official

Up to 1,000 additional US troops could deploy to northern Syria under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon, a US defense official said...

German troops bulk up NATO-led force in Lithuania

Several hundred German soldiers arrived in Lithuania on Tuesday as part of the multinational NATO battalion being deployed in the country, part of the...