British and US troops facing 'very high risk of terror attack' by ISIS splinter cell amid Afghanistan evacuation

BRITISH and American troops are facing a "very high risk of a terrorist attack" from Islamist extremists in Kabul, defence officials warn. A senior UK source said soldiers are alive to the possibility of a suicide bomb near the airport where evacuation flights are taking off. An Afghanistan splinter group of ISIS – known as ISIS-K – are the most

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UK troops could return to Afghanistan, says Defence Sec Ben Wallace after warning Taliban 'now have the momentum'

BRITISH troops could be redeployed to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban, the Defence Secretary warned today. Ben Wallace did not rule out putting boots on the ground – or launching deadly air strikes – to beat back the resurgent militants. Leaving "every option open" to protect UK security, he vowed: "I’ll do whatever we need to do to defend the

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Troops levels in Iraq, Afghanistan will be slashed before Trump leaves

New Pentagon chief confirms troops levels in Iraq and Afghanistan will be cut to 2,500 each before Donald Trump leaves office – but Mitch McConnell ups warnings of move risking chaos Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced plans to reduce U.S. troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan  Miller said the decision fulfilled President Donald Trump’s pledge to voters to end

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Beijing's troops remove structures from contested Himalayan valley

China backs down to India: Beijing’s troops remove structures from contested Himalayan valley following deadly battles with Indian soldiers Chinese troops have started removing tents and other structures from a contested Himalayan valley  China’s People’s Liberation Army soldiers ‘seen removing tents and structures’, according to army source  Comes after China appeared to have increased its military presence in the disputed

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British troops ‘disgusted’ at Prince Harry over Megxit, war hero claims

British troops are “disgusted” at Prince Harry for his abrupt Megxit decision, according to a decorated British war hero who said he’ll no longer “raise a toast to him” over the royal mess. Former Royal Marine Commando Captain James Glancy praised Harry for his two tours of Afghanistan, as well as his “brilliant work in charity.” But he called on

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Troops on streets of Chilean capital Santiago after state of…

Buses are torched, stations are set ablaze and armed troops clash with protesters in the Chilean of capital Santiago where a state of emergency has been announced after riots break out over public transport fare increases Soldiers are patrolling the streets of Chile’s capital for the first time since the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet ended in 1990 The military

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