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No intention to intervene in Syria: NATO chief


September 11th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 10 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday repeated that the military alliance has no intention to intervene in Syria and called for a political solution."Our position ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan blast


September 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) A soldier with the NATO-led coalition was killed Sunday in a blast in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement."An International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 3 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the military alliance said."An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an improvised ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan bans foreign military bases on its territory


August 31st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS) Uzbekistan's parliament voted Thursday to ban foreign military bases on its territory, reported Xinhua.The members of the Senate, parliament's upper house, approved a foreign policy bill ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan bans foreign military bases


August 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan will not host any foreign military bases on its soil, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said Thursday."There will be no foreign military bases or (military) ... Read more...

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Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan blast


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 23 (IANS) At least two NATO-led coalition soldiers were killed in a blast in Afghanistan Sunday, the military alliance said in a statement."Two International Security Assistance Force ... Read more...

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‘Russia has no business in NATO missile defence’


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland has warned Moscow against interfering in NATO's plans to deploy a missile shield in Europe, as Russia is not a member of the military ... Read more...

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Four NATO soldiers die in southern Afghanistan


May 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Four NATO soldiers lost their lives during separate incidents in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said."Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members died ... Read more...

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Russia, China complete first stage of naval drills


April 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.Though Russia and ... Read more...

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NATO chief rules out intervention in Syria, Iran


February 29th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has ruled out the military alliance having any intention to intervene in Syria or Iran."It's important for me to stress that ... Read more...

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George Bush to get Estonian Order for expanding NATO


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US ex-president George Bush Jr. will receive Estonia's highest state decoration for foreigners for his role in Estonia's 2004 accession to NATO, the Delfi news ... Read more...

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Afghan security forces must be sustainable: NATO


January 19th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 19 (IANS) NATO has said that Afghanistan's security forces must be "sustainable" in terms of financial demands and its size for security needs and its evaluating these factors."We ... Read more...

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NATO warship helps Iranian vessel


January 17th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 17 (IANS) A NATO warship rescued an Iranian-flagged vessel over the weekend just days after the vessel was freed from pirates by another NATO ship, the military alliance ... Read more...

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No NATO missile defence offer to India


November 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday informed parliament that India has not received any offer from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) for either a missile ... Read more...

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NATO chief dismisses talk of intervention in Syria


November 5th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 4 (IANS) The chief of NATO Friday dismissed suggestions that the military alliance would intervene to stop the conflict in Syria."I understand the question, but Libya and ... Read more...

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16 foreign troops killed in single day in Afghanistan


October 29th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 29 (IANS) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) experienced a bloody day in Afghanistan Saturday as the military alliance lost 16 service members. A suicide bomber detonated ... Read more...

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NATO formally decides to end Libya mission on Oct 31


October 28th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 28 (IANS) NATO formally decided Friday to cease operations in Libya on Oct 31, exactly seven months after the military alliance assumed full control of the campaign.NATO Secretary ... Read more...

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Libya to form interim government in 8 months


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Oct 22 (IANS) The Libyan authorities should be allowed to form an interim government after a national congress is elected within eight months, said a top leader of Libya's ... Read more...

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NATO ready to help Libya: Rasmussen


October 6th, 2011 - 6:09 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 6 (IANS) NATO is ready to help Libyan authorities to carry out reforms on defence and security if requested, said NATO Chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen Wednesday while also ... Read more...

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Senior Haqqani leader captured in Afghanistan: NATO


October 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 1 (IANS) A senior leader of the Haqqani network has been arrested in Afghanistan by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), the military alliance said in ... Read more...

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NATO soldier dies of non-battle injury in Afghanistan


September 18th, 2011 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) A NATO soldier has died in Afghanistan of a non-battle related injury, the military alliance said in a statement."An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member ... Read more...

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To bust Chinese hackers, NATO sees an ally in India


September 9th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 9 (IANS) Faced with a common cyber security threat from Chinese hackers, NATO is eyeing India as an ally in securing its computers that hold sensitive information and ... Read more...

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NATO offers missile defence cooperation to India


September 4th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 4 (IANS) In a move that holds great strategic significance, NATO has offered to share its missile defence technology with India to build its capability to shoot down ... Read more...

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NATO woos India, says ties important


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 2 (IANS) Stepping up its efforts to woo India as a partner nation in a post-Cold War world, NATO says its fledgling relations with New Delhi are "important" ... Read more...

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NATO admits its air strike killed civilians in Tripoli


June 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 20 (IANS) A number of civilians have been killed in one of its air strikes in Tripoli, Libya, Saturday night, NATO has admitted, Xinhua reported Monday.The North Atlantic ... Read more...

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200 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan in 2011


May 27th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 27 (IANS) Taliban-linked militancy has claimed the lives of 200 soldiers working with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) this year, Xinhua reported."An ISAF service member ... Read more...

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Four NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan


May 17th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 17 (IANS) Four soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in Afghanistan, Xinhua quoted the military alliance as saying Tuesday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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NATO doesn’t know if Gaddafi is dead or alive


May 11th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Naples, May 11 (IANS/AKI) NATO said Tuesday it was unaware of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi being dead or alive and denied its air strikes on Tripoli were aimed to ... Read more...

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U.S. Secretary of State Clinton congratulates the Netherlands on Queen’s Day


April 29th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday congratulated the people of the Netherlands on their annual Queen's Day celebration, or Koninginnedag as it is known locally."On ... Read more...

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US should re-serve 9/11-like ultimatum to Pak to crack down on terror: WSJ


April 16th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan needs to be served an ultimatum by the United States on the same lines as the warning given to it immediately after the 9/11 terror attacks, a ... Read more...

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US unlikely to provide weapons to Libyan rebels


April 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's top two national security officials have indicated that America was unlikely to provide weapons to Libyan rebels, raising the possibility that France alone ... Read more...

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Robert Gates unaware about no-fly zone’s duration in Libya


March 28th, 2011 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said he does not know how long the no-fly zone might be in place in Libya, CBS News ... Read more...

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Five explosions in Tripoli


March 28th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 28 (IANS) More than at least five explosions were heard in the Libyan capital Tripoli Sunday night, following anti-aircraft gunfire by Libyan forces, Xinhua reported.However, it wasn't clear ... Read more...

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Russia-NATO Council meeting to address Libya issue (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The situation in Libya is among the issues to be discussed during the NATO-Russia Council ambassadorial meeting in late March, Russia's envoy to the military ... Read more...

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North Korea squarely blames US for creating tensions in Korean Peninsula


December 25th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Dec 25 (ANI): North Korea has accused the United States of being responsible for bringing the Korean Peninsula on the brink of war for its own personal motives, according to the ... Read more...

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