Obama could pull all troops from Afghanistan


Washington – President Barack Obama has told the Pentagon to prepare for the possibility that no US troops will be left in Afghanistan over President Hamad Karzai’s refusal to sign a joint security agreement. The United States has said that after its formal drawdown of troops from Afghanistan by year’s end, it could leave a contingent of as many as 8 000 for counter-terrorism operations against al-Qaeda targets and to train Afghan forces. But Karzai’s refusal to sign a security deal has frustrated the…

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Cricket: White Ferns complete sweep of West Indies – Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZB Cricket: White Ferns complete sweep of West IndiesNewstalk ZBThe New Zealand women’s cricket team has continued its domination of the West Indies by sweeping the three-match ODI series in Lincoln. The White Ferns have hammered the tourists by 107 runs in the final game. Debutant Felicity Leydon-Davis has […]