A Herculean road building project which has dominated the work of thousands of British troops for more than a year is now complete, linking Helmand’s two economic hubs and the isolated communities betweeen them.
As Prince William gets ready for his wedding, members of his former squadron in The Household Cavalry Regiment have been out patrolling in Afghanistan.
Prime Minister David Cameron, together with presidents Barack Obama of the United States and Nicolas Sarkozy of France, have written a joint article restating their commitment to action in Libya and the coalition’s determination to protect civilians in the country.
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Cameron, Sarkozy and Obama reaffirm commitment to Libya operations
In response to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report into the RAF’s Typhoon aircraft, Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox has described the project as ‘under control and back on track’.
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RAF Typhoon project ‘under control and back on track’
For many, completing this Sunday’s London Marathon will be achievement enough in itself, but spare a thought for a soldier, once told that he would never run again, who will, this Sunday, attempt to run a marathon in Afghanistan, in full body armour.
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Soldier defies medics to run marathon in Helmand