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NATO air strike kills 17 Afghans


June 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) An air strike by NATO-led forces at a Taliban hideout late Tuesday killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including a militant commander named Qari Sardar, officials ... Read more...

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Libya jails foreign mercenaries for helping Gaddafi


June 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Libyan military court Monday handed long prison terms to a group of Ukrainians, Belarusians and Russians accused of serving as mercenaries for slain leader ... Read more...

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Snapping diplomatic ties not in our interest: Rabbani (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Severing diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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‘Severing diplomatic ties can undermine Pakistan’s interests’


December 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Snapping diplomatic ties with other countries was not in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said in response to anger in the country following the ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants cordial ties with others: Khar


December 16th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants to have cordial ties with other countries without compromising on its national interests, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Thursday Pakistan would ... Read more...

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Pakistan to do hard thinking over NATO attack: Acting president


December 14th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan will have to do some hard thinking to safeguard the interests of its nationals following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes that left two dozen soldiers ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US ties set to top envoys’ meeting in Pakistan


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) A two-day conference of Pakistani envoys opened in Islamabad Monday to deliberate on "different aspects" of the country's foreign policy with special focus on reviewing ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects UAE appeal on air base ban to US


November 29th, 2011 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Islamabad has rejected a request from the UAE to withdraw its call to the US to vacate a key air base after a NATO raid ... Read more...

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NATO strike in Pakistan a tragedy: White House


November 29th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) The White House Monday said that the NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was a "tragedy", and vowed to carry out a probe into the ... Read more...

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NATO ends its mission in Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 1 (IANS) NATO Monday officially declared the end of military campaign in Libya, sealing of its seven-month mission in Libya."Today, at midnight Libyan time, a NATO Airborne Early ... Read more...

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NATO chief makes unannounced visit to Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen made an unannounced visit to Libya Monday, a NATO spokesman said.Rasmussen will hold talks with National Transitional Council (NTC) head ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike targets Libyan state-run TV


July 30th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- NATO aircraft on early Saturday morning carried out an airstrike against three ground-based Libyan state television satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli, officials said.NATO spokesman Colonel Roland Lavoie said ... Read more...

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Libyan leader Gaddafi threatens to attack Europe


July 9th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has threatened Europe with retaliation for a NATO-led military campaign, saying he will send hundreds of soldiers to launch attacks there."Hundreds ... Read more...

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Pakistan expresses concern over incursions NATO, Afghan militants


June 18th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistan on Friday said it has lodged a protest with the United States and Afghanistan over border incursions by NATO aircraft and Afghan militants, the Foreign Ministry said.The ... Read more...

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Italy assigns eight combat aircraft for Libya air strikes


April 28th, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight Italian combat aircraft will be directly involved in air strikes against forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Italian Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Obama authorises 25 mn dollars in aid to Libyan opposition


April 27th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday authorised up to $25 million in non-lethal aid to the opposition in Libya, the White House said.In a memorandum to ... Read more...

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Kuwait to give Libyan rebels 180 mn dollars


April 25th, 2011 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, April 25 (IANS) Kuwait said Sunday it would grant the Libyan opposition group 50 million dinars (around $180 million) after the country's amir (ruler) met head of Transitional ... Read more...

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Heavy explosions heard in Libyan capital


April 25th, 2011 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 25 (IANS) Strong blasts were heard in Libya's capital Tripoli late Sunday as unidentified warplanes flew over the downtown, Xinhua reports. Signals of the country's state TV were ... Read more...

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Libya seeks Moscow’s role in peaceful settlement to conflict


April 25th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya is ready for a political settlement of the armed conflict in the country and wants Moscow to take part in the search for ways ... Read more...

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NATO asks Libya’s neighbours for assistance against Gaddafi


April 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Western powers involved in the military operation in Libya have asked the country's neighbours for help in defending rebels against President Muammar Gaddafi's regime, an ... Read more...

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International meet in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis


April 14th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Top Arab, African and European diplomats will participate in an international meet being held in the Egyptian capital Thursday to discuss various ways to resolve ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels ask for weapons, says Italy


April 13th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan rebels have asked NATO to supply them with weaponry as the prospects for a rebel military victory over Muammar Gaddafi's forces are fading ... Read more...

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The curious case of the fake Taliban: Pakistani daily


November 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) A man who posed as a Taliban leader and hoodwinked his way into getting access to the corridors of power in Afghanistan and also got his bank ... Read more...

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Taliban impostor was “groomed by ISI to delay, counter check us”: NATO official


November 26th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): The 'Taliban impostor', who took part in the Afghan reconciliation talks as Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansur, one of the most senior commanders in the Taliban movement, was ... Read more...

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Taliban leader in secret Afghan talks was an impostor: Report


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 23 (IANS) The secret talks between the Afghanistan government and the Taliban to end the conflict in the country - that were "showing promise" - seem to have hit ... Read more...

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Top Taliban negotiator in secret talks with Afghan officials an ISI ‘impostor’?


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 23 (ANI): Top US and Afghan officials have apparently been conned by a man claiming to be a leading Taliban negotiator in secret talks with Afghan officials.For months, the ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentarians concerned about airspace violations by NATO


November 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistani parliamentarians have expressed serious concern about the violation of the country's airspace near the Afghan border by NATO allied forces based in Afghanistan.Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Raja ... Read more...

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No NATO aircraft violated Pakistan’s airspace: US embassy


November 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United States Embassy in Islamabad has denied reports that NATO aircraft had "violated" Pakistan's airspace close to the Afghan border."No NATO aircraft violated the Pakistani airspace in the ... Read more...

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NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace yet again despite formal apology


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO aircraft once again breached the country's airspace close to the Afghan border.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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NATO aircraft violate Pak airspace yet again despite repeated assurances to contrary


October 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO's aircraft once again breached the country's airspace today morning over its border town of Torkham, local media ... Read more...

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Dramatic footage shows NATO air strike in Pakistan


October 5th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Dramatic footage of the attack last week that killed three troopers and led to Islamabad blocking a key supply route to Afghanistan shows a NATO aircraft hovering over ... Read more...

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Reports: NATO aircraft crashes near Skopje


May 4th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
SKOPJE (BNO NEWS) -- An aircraft, possibly belonging to NATO, crashed near the Macedonian capital on Tuesday morning, reports said.Local media reported that the crash caused a large explosion, causing panic to ... Read more...

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US rejects reports regarding NATO aircraft violating Pak airspace


March 9th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.9 (ANI): The United States has rejected reports regarding NATO aircraft violating Pakistan's airspace over Balochistan.A statement issued by the US Embassy here, described media reports regarding NATO planes violating Pakistan's ... Read more...

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20 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


May 10th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 8 (DPA) Twenty Taliban militants were killed in fighting in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, officials said. Aziz Ahmad Wardak, the provincial police chief for southeastern province of Paktia, said that their ... Read more...

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Coalition forces kill eight Afghan rebels, destroy weapons


April 21st, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 21 (DPA) The US-led coalition forces destroyed two Taliban anti-aircraft weapons in southern Afghanistan, while two separate operations conducted by Afghan and international forces in the same area left ... Read more...

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