Troop Withdrawl

  • Govt withdraws some Kashmir troops in peace gesture October 29, 2009

    Jammu: The government is withdrawing about 15,000 soldiers from Jammu and Kashmir, a military official said on Thursday, in a move aimed at boosting prospects of peace talks with the disputed region's separatist groups. India has been under international pressure in recent months to reduce tensions along its Pakistan border particularly...
  • British PM says mission to Iraq to end May 31 December 17, 2008

    Baghdad: Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the British mission in Iraq will end no later than May 31, 2009. Brown made the announcement Wednesday during a press conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri alMaliki in Baghdad. He says he plans to provide details to the British parliament about troop withdrawal on...