British troops lead ‘battle’ at massive NATO war games that’s seen 31 countries take part amid tension with Russia

The colossal show of strength in Norway assembled troops, aircraft and vehicles to send a message about NATO's ability to work together and strike in the event of a large-scale war. British Army vehicles travelled from Scotland to Norway to take part in the war games, which kicked off with the UK leading a fake firefight against enemy forces played by Norwegian, […]

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Trump: Border troops could hit 15K, surprising Pentagon

Washington: President Donald Trump's vows to end birthright citizenship and dispatch a growing number of troops to the Mexican border have scrambled the final days of the midterm campaign for both parties – repelling moderate House Republicans in swing districts but prompting some red-state Senate Democrats to align themselves with Trump's hard-line stances. Those shifting alliances reflect how much Trump – […]

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800 US troops heading to Mexico border to intercept migrant caravan – as Trump declares he’s ‘bringing out the military’

According to the Associated Press, a source has claimed the US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis is to sign a deployment order today. Three administration officials said the troops are expected to help border patrol authorities stop a caravan of migrants from Central America moving through Mexico to enter the US, according to ABC. It's claimed that the troops will be […]

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Trump says he’ll use ‘as many troops as necessary’ to take on caravan

Trump says he’ll use ‘as many troops as necessary’ to take on mile-long migrant caravan which ‘includes people from the Middle East’ and deportees eager to get back to the US Trump said on Monday he would use ‘as many troops as necessary’ to stop the caravan from entering the US He has already said he will commit US Army […]

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Fury over plans to treat troops like terrorists by forcing them to accept the same jail plea deal as IRA killers

Veterans accused of causing the deaths of suspected terrorists could now be forced to accept the two-year jail plea deal, admitting guilt — or risk facing life if convicted. The plans drawn up by the Northern Ireland office and the Ministry of Defence sparked outrage last night. Sources say they include asking troops to request the same treatment as jailed […]

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British troops sleep under tarpaulin sheets and endure plague of rats

British troops sleep under tarpaulin sheets after barracks ceiling collapses while others endure a plague of rats Conditions exist at Tidworth Garrison in Wiltshire and St David’s Barracks  At Tidworth, soldiers spent weeks under plastic since the collapse of ceilings Large areas of St David’s Barracks have been ruled out of bounds due to rats Troops at one of Britain’s […]

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Somalia's al Shabaab says it stormed military base, killing troops

Mogadishu:  The al Shabaab group attacked a military base with a suicide car bomb in the south of Somalia, killing 27 soldiers, the group said on Monday, a blast heard by residents of a nearby town. The attack follows a June attack on the base by al Shabaab that wounded seven soldiers. The group is battling to topple the central […]

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Photos of Winston Churchill in Normandy after D-Day go to auction

Never-before-seen photos showing Winston Churchill cheering up British troops in Normandy shortly after D-Day go up for auction Churchill is seen with troops near Gold Beach, one of the D-Day landing sites Visit on July 23, 1944 was just weeks after largest amphibious assault in history Photographs taken by George Lee, who was serving with the RAF at the time  […]

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Translators who served with British troops win right to come to UK

Sanctuary at last for Afghan heroes: Local translators who served alongside British troops win the right to come to Britain after years of uncertainty Around 50 Afghan interpreters will now be given visas so they can come to UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson last night tore up ‘failed’ interpreters policy Decision is a huge victory for Mail’s three-year Betrayal of […]

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Israeli troops kill four as Gaza protest resumes

Gaza: Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said. Israel said it was defending the frontier against crowds that threw stones and burned tyres in an attempt to cross. It said at one location at least two Palestinian militants fired guns at its forces and others […]

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