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Afghan police kill 15 militants, detain 11


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (IANS) Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations since Wednesday, the interior ministry said in ... Read more...

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Partnership with Afghanistan to continue after 2014: Ban


May 21st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) The international community will continue partnership with Afghanistan after the withdrawal of NATO-led forces by the end of 2014, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said.Ban made ... Read more...

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Obama signs cooperation pact with Afghanistan (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) The US President Barack Obama signed a cooperation agreement with Afghanistan as he paid an unannounced visit to the war-torn country Tuesday on the first ... Read more...

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Obama makes unannounced visit to Afghanistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived in Kabul late Tuesday on an unannounced visit to meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, reported local media citing Afghan ... Read more...

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Denmark to deploy surveillance aircraft against Somali pirates


October 28th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 28 (IANS) Denmark will deploy a surveillance aircraft off Somalia's coast in a bid to tackle piracy in the region, the government said Friday.From January 2012, a Challenger ... Read more...

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Ground operation in Libya could start in April


March 26th, 2011 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The international coalition force is planning a ground operation in Libya that could start in late April, a high-ranking Russian intelligence service official has said."Information ... Read more...

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NATO jets, drone violate Pakistan’s airspace again


February 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan's airspace was yet again violated by NATO as its fighter jets and a drone were seen hovering over Chaman and its suburbs, according to sources.Two NATO fighter jets ... Read more...

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Taliban bomb expert captured by NATO


January 7th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 7 (IANS) Afghan and NATO coalition forces have captured a Taliban leader, reported to be an expert in using improvised explosive devices, in southern Afghanistan, a NATO statement said ... Read more...

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NATO confirms killing of Taliban Deputy Governor in Afghanistan


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 3 (ANI): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has confirmed that Taliban's Deputy Governor, Bahadur, has been killed during a combined Afghan and coalition forces operation in Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Pentagon report says violence in Afghanistan is at an all-time high


November 24th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): Violence in Afghanistan has reached an all-time high, with clashes up fourfold since 2007, the Pentagon has said.In a twice-annual report to the US Congress, the Pentagon said ... Read more...

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10 militants killed in Afghanistan


October 31st, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 31 (IANS) NATO-led forces during a patrol in southern Afghanistan's Helmand province killed 10 militants, Xinhua reported."A coalition force conducting a mounted patrol in Helmand province killed more ... Read more...

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Observers say Karzai-Taliban peace talks ‘mostly hype’


October 25th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 25 (ANI): Observers of the evolving situation in war-torn Afghanistan have said the recent moves by the U.S.-led NATO coalition force to facilitate peace talks between a council appointed ... Read more...

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Defiant US interacting with Taliban leaders without ISI consent


October 20th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct.20 (ANI): Defiant US commanders leading the NATO military coalition force in Afghanistan have reportedly agreed to hold meetings with senior Taliban commanders outside the Afghan capital without the consent ... Read more...

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NATO choppers violate Pakistan airspace


October 13th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) NATO helicopters have again violated Pakistan's airspace, an official said Wednesday. The intrusion comes close on the heels of an attack on a Pakistan security post by coalition ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen blocked NATO supply route ‘with immediate effect’


October 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10 (ANI): Following apologies and assurances from the United States, Pakistan has decided to reopen the Torkham route for NATO forces in Afghanistan with immediate effect, ending a 10-day standoff ... Read more...

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Attack on NATO trucks: New group claims responsibility


October 8th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Claiming responsibility for the attacks on NATO oil tankers, a new terror group has threatened that it would continue with the strikes till the coalition force leaves ... Read more...

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Apologise for aerial attacks, Pakistan tells NATO


October 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan has demanded an apology from NATO over an aerial attack that killed three of its troopers, but the coalition forces are only prepared to express regret over ... Read more...

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27 NATO oil tankers torched in Pakistan


October 1st, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) More than 27 oil tankers carrying supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan were burnt Friday when some attackers fired rockets at the vehicles parked at a fuel ... Read more...

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NATO investigating ‘cross-border air strike killing 3 Pak troops’ claims


September 30th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 30 (ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has stated that it is investigating claims by Pakistani security officials that three of their soldiers were killed in a cross-border attack ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks NATO supply to Afghanistan after airstrikes (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday blocked a vital supply route for NATO oil tankers to Afghanistan, hours after a coalition force helicopter attacked a Pakistani border post killing three soldiers.Senior security ... Read more...

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Security forces rescue 27 Afghans illegaly imprisoned and tortured in secret Taliban prison


August 19th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A joint operation in southern Afghanistan found 27 Afghan men who were being held as prisoners illegally by the Taliban in a makeshift prison compound near Musa ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 2 (IANS) At least 30 Taliban militants were killed Monday in Afghanistan's eastern Nuristan province, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. "Afghan National Army soldiers with support from ... Read more...

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UK general says victory in Afghanistan can be purchased


October 14th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct.14 (ANI): A British general charged with coaxing fighters away from their extremist leaders, has said victory in Afghanistan can possibly be purchased by offering Afghan insurgents amnesties and removing them ... Read more...

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District governor, sons killed Afghanistan (Lead)


May 27th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 27 (DPA) An Afghan district governor, his three sons and a civilian were killed in a Taliban ambush in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, while 15 militants were killed in fighting ... Read more...

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US ship crew call for anti-piracy action


April 13th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 13 (DPA) Crew members of the Maersk Alabama, whose captain Richard Phillips was freed from the clutches of Somali pirates in a dramatic US Navy operation, paid tribute to ... Read more...

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Snipers kill three pirates, free US ship captain (Lead)


April 13th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (DPA) US Navy snipers shot dead three Somali pirates who were holding the captain of a US-operated cargo ship hostage, ending a brazen standoff in the Indian Ocean ... Read more...

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Somali pirates fail to reinforce embattled comrades (Lead)


April 12th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Washington, April 11 (DPA) Somali pirates seeking to help their comrades, who are holding the captain of a US-flagged ship hostage on a lifeboat in the Indian Ocean, have had to turn ... Read more...

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Somali pirates rushing to help comrades in face-off with US Navy


April 11th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Washington, April 11 (DPA) Somali pirates were Saturday rushing to the aid of their comrades, who are holding the captain of a US-flagged ship hostage on a lifeboat surrounded by US Navy ... Read more...

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US Navy reaches ship hijacked by Somali pirates (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (DPA) A US Navy vessel has arrived at a US-flagged cargo ship whose captain was being held captive by pirates off the coast of Somalia. Crew members earlier retook control ... Read more...

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US crew retakes ship from Somali pirates: report (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 8 (DPA) Crew members may have retaken control of a US-operated ship that was hijacked off the coast of Somalia, CNN reported citing an unnamed Pentagon official. The ship ... Read more...

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Somali pirates seize ship, 21 American crew members


April 8th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 8 (DPA) Somali pirates Wednesday seized a Danish-owned container ship with 21 American crew members on board as piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean surged again after ... Read more...

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Chinese navy to fight Somali pirates


December 19th, 2008 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (Xinhua) China plans to deploy warships in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali coast to fight pirates, the foreign ministry said Thursday."We are making preparations and arrangements ... Read more...

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US troops kill three civilians in Afghanistan: official


December 17th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 17 (DPA) Three civilians were killed and two others injured when their house was attacked by US soldiers in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, an official said.A man, his wife and 15-year-old ... Read more...

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Seven Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


November 24th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 24 (Xinhua) Seven Taliban militants have been killed by US-led Coalition forces during an operation to disrupt the insurgents' roadside bomb and foreign fighter networks in eastern Afghanistan, a military ... Read more...

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US-led coalition airstrike kills 76 civilians in Afghanistan


August 23rd, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (DPA) At least 76 civilians, mostly children and some women, have been killed in a US-led coalition force's airstrike in western Afghan province of Herat, the Afghan interior ministry ... Read more...

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