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Massive amounts of drugs seized in Afghanistan


September 13th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS) Around 6,000 kg of various narcotics were seized and six drug manufacturing labs were destroyed in Afghanistan in a joint operation by Russian, US and Afghan ... 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 chief expresses concerns over Afghan insider attacks


September 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 4 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday expressed grave concerns over a series of insider attacks in Afghanistan, but assured that the ongoing transition process will ... Read more...

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Russia to build new intercontinental missile by 2018


September 4th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will build a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by 2018, a senior military official has revealed."Construction of the missile is ongoing," Strategic Missile Forces ... 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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2 US soldiers killed by militants in Afghanistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) Two US soldiers were killed in an attack by anti-government militants in Afghanistan Saturday, the US Forces said in a statement."Two US Forces-Afghanistan service members died ... Read more...

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Man in Afghan army uniform kills three NATO soldiers


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 30 (IANS) A man wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot dead three NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, the coalition confirmed Thursday. Wednesday's attack ... Read more...

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Taliban deny involvement in Afghan killings


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has said it was not involved in the beheading and shooting of 17 people in Afghanistan, and called the accusation "baseless propaganda".The Afghan ... Read more...

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Russia launches submarine for Vietnam


August 28th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Admiralteiskie Verfi shipyard has launched a new diesel-electric submarine for Vietnam, a military-industrial complex sources said Tuesday.The Kilo-class Project 636 diesel-electric submarine is the ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... Read more...

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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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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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US military chief visits Afghanistan


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 20 (IANS) Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Monday paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Dempsey arrived at the Bagram air base, ... Read more...

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50 Taliban killed in NATO drone strike


August 18th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 50 suspected Taliban militants were killed Saturday when a pilotless NATO plane bombed Afghanistan's eastern province of Kunar, Xinhua reported.The drone targeted four ... Read more...

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Two US soldiers killed by Afghan cop


August 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Afghan policeman shot dead two American servicemen in Afghanistan's western Farah province, the Pajhwok Afghan News reported Saturday.In a statement, NATO said two US ... Read more...

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Russia to launch new ballistic missile submarine


August 17th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's newest ballistic missile submarine, Project 955 Borey class boat Yury Dolgoruky, will be handed over to the fleet in September."The formal signing of the ... Read more...

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11 killed in NATO chopper crash in Afghanistan


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 16 (IANS) Eleven people, including four NATO and three US soldiers, were killed Thursday when a NATO military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's Kandhar province, Xinhua reported.The ISAF helicopter ... Read more...

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37 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan this year


August 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 37 soldiers of the NATO-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have died so far since the beginning of this year, said an International ... Read more...

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Six NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan


August 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Six NATO soldiers have been shot dead in Afghanistan, of whom three were killed by an Afghan police officer.A police commander in Helmand province shot ... Read more...

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Nearly 40 dead in Afghan violence


August 9th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 9 (IANS) Three NATO soldiers and 36 Taliban militants were killed in Afghan violence, Xinhua reported Thursday.The NATO soldiers were killed in a militant attack in eastern ... Read more...

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NATO employee in Germany held for spying


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A civilian employee at a NATO air base in Germany has been arrested on charges of illegally gathering secret information.The German Prosecutor General's Office said ... Read more...

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Five bodies found in Afghan province


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 2 (IANS) At least five bodies of people kidnapped and killed by militants have been recovered in Afghanistan's Logar province near Kabul, a government official said Thursday."A ... Read more...

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Saeed wants Pakistan, India talks over water issue


July 31st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Warning the government about an alleged Indian plan to turn Pakistan barren by impeding the water flow in the rivers feeding the country, Jamaat-ud Daawa (JuD) ... Read more...

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Afghan police kill 17 Taliban militants


July 31st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 30 (IANS) Afghan police killed 17 Taliban militants and wounded five others across the country since Sunday, said Interior Ministry in a statement Monday."Afghan National Police backed ... Read more...

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Governor among 18 killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 29 (IANS) An Afghan governor and at least 17 Taliban militants were killed in violence, authorities said Sunday.Mohammad Ismael Wafa, the governor of Chak district, some 30 ... Read more...

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40 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


July 28th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) At least 40 Taliban were killed and 14 injured in a cross-border attack the militants launched against police checkposts in Afghanistan's Paktika province Saturday, a ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four injured Thursday night in a bomb blast near a centre of banned militant outfit Lashkar-e-Islam in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Briton killed in Afghan police shooting


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan soldier shot dead three foreigners, including a British citizen, who were training police recruits, the Guardian reported Monday.The attack took place in western Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Afghan sisters shot dead in ‘honour killing’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported ... 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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Pakistan discusses reopening of NATO supply routes


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's top political and military leadership held a meeting at President House over reopening of NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.The meeting was held late Saturday night ... Read more...

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Parliamentarian among 20 killed in Afghanistan bombing (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) At least 20 people, including an Afghan parliamentarian, were killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing at a wedding hall in the northern Afghan ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to ink supply route agreement


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan and the US will sign an agreement to formalize the supply route for NATO troops in Afghanistan, the government said Thursday.Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmed ... Read more...

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Clinton visits Afghanistan


July 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Kabul Saturday on a previously unannounced visit, an Afghan official said.Clinton made the surprise visit a day before ... Read more...

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First NATO container crosses Pakistan-Afghan border


July 6th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The first container carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan Thursday crossed the Pakistan-Afghan border after Islamabad reopened the supply route, officials said.The container entered Afghanistan ... Read more...

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