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NATO summit kicks off in Chicago


May 21st, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) Heads of state and government of 28 member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Sunday kicked off their 25th summit in Chicago.In his ... Read more...

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Moscow questions NATO attack on Gaddafi


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO actions preceding the death of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi should be scrutinised for their compliance with international law, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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US needed to stop Gadhafi’s ‘brutal repression’: Obama


March 29th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Defending US intervention in Libya, President Barack Obama argued that a failure to act against Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's "brutal repression" would have carried a ... Read more...

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Ongoing joint military operation in Libya can last long: Obama


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that the ongoing joint military operation in Libya could continue for a long period of time, insisting that America would continue ... 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 stealing US army uniforms to “gain tactical advantage on battlefield”


November 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Pentagon officials have warned commanders to avoid shipping uniforms through the usual U.S. supply routes in Pakistan and Afghanistan, saying that the Taliban fighters are stealing them ... 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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US eyeing expanding its war on terror formally into Pakistan?


October 15th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Despite the furore over a series of cross border strikes by US-led forces in Pakistan, and the subsequent US apology for the killings of three troops in one ... 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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US will continue to work with Pakistan: Crowley


October 5th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): The United States, reaffirming the need for communication between the US and Pakistan, has stated that it will continue working with the Asian nation.Interacting with reporters at the ... Read more...

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“No timeframe” for reopening NATO supply line: Pak FO


October 5th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): In the wake of the Pak-US standoff following a key NATO supply route blockage by Pakistan in retaliation against cross-border air strikes by the ISAF, Foreign Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Rasmussen, Qureshi to hold talks following ‘cross-border air strike standoff’


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 3 (ANI): In the wake of the NATO key supply route blockage by Pakistan in retaliation against the US forces-led cross-border air strikes into its territory, NATO chief Anders Fogh ... Read more...

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Govt to consider “other options” if NATO air raids continue in Pak territory: Gilani


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2 (ANI): In the wake of the recent NATO and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) intrusions into Pakistani territory, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has stated that the government ... Read more...

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Petraeus regrets ISAF air strike on Pak soldiers in telephone call to Kayani


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2 (ANI): Following the blockage of a key supply route for US-led forces in Afghanistan by Pakistan, ISAF Commander in Afghanistan General David H Petraeus telephoned Pakistan Chief of Army ... Read more...

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CIA agents’ assassination in Afghanistan exposes ‘dirty and lawless’ US tactics


January 3rd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan. 3 (ANI): The assassination of seven CIA operatives in Afghanistan this week has exposed the "dirty secret war" being fought between American intelligence agencies, the Taliban and al-Qaeda on ... Read more...

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Google reveals secrets of WWII camp in Scotland


June 29th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): The Internet is poised to make a remote Scottish Highlands village one of the world's most viewed scenes.Camp 165 in Watten in Caithness have just won Google's global ... Read more...

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New US general takes NATO command in Afghanistan


June 15th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 15 (DPA) US General Stanley A. McChrystal took command of NATO forces in the country Monday amid an upsurge of attacks by Taliban-led insurgents nearly eight years since their ... Read more...

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Afghan, NATO dispute civilian casualties in airstrike


April 13th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 13 (DPA) An Afghan district chief said Monday that a NATO airstrike killed six civilians and wounded more than a dozen others, but the alliance said "multiple intelligence sources" ... Read more...

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Obama welcomes French decision to rejoin NATO command


March 22nd, 2009 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Saturday welcomed France's decision to return to NATO's military command after a 43-year absence, saying France's "full participation ... will contribute to a ... Read more...

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Germany welcomes France return to NATO command


March 13th, 2009 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Berlin, March 13 (RIA Novosti) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday welcomed France's decision to rejoin NATO military command after 43 years out of the alliance's key decision-making processes. French President Nicolas ... Read more...

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US national security team gives grim appraisal of Afghanistan War


February 9th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Munich (Germany), Feb.9 (ANI): President Barack Obama''s national security team has given a dire assessment of the war in Afghanistan, with one official calling it a challenge "much tougher than Iraq" ... Read more...

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NATO losing battle against the Taliban: IISS


January 27th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) has claimed that NATO is losing its battle in Afghanistan because of tensions within the alliance. The think tank claimed that ... Read more...

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US to send more soldiers to Afghanistan


December 11th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (DPA) The US would send more troops to Afghanistan to improve security, which has declined sharply over the past few years, US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates said during ... Read more...

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Boost Afghan forces by 20,000 men: NATO commander


November 24th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mons (Belgium), Nov 24 (DPA) NATO should boost the number of its troops in Afghanistan by up to 20,000 men, a 40-percent increase from current numbers, if it wants to stabilise the ... Read more...

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Top American commander says were not losing Afghan war


October 13th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 13 (ANI): Rebutting press reports that the US-led war-on-terror in Afghanistan had hit a roadblock, the top American commander in the country Gen. David D. McKiernan has said that ... Read more...

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US may take over Afghan anti-terrorist mission


August 18th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.18 (ANI): The United States is reportedly planning to take control of all military operations in Afghanistan next year with an Iraq-style troop surge after becoming frustrated with NATOs failure ... Read more...

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ISAF denies killing 50 civilians in Afghanistan


July 18th, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kabul, July 18 (DPA) International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) officials in Kabul Friday strongly rejected claims that more than 50 civilians were killed by allied forces in Farmakan and Bakhtabad villages in ... Read more...

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Pak insurgents hampering war on terror in Afghanistan, says new US army commander


June 25th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, June 25 (ANI): Gen. David D. McKiernan, the new US military commander in Afghanistan who over the past three weeks has toured the war-torn nation's 34 provinces, has said that ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan swapped Taliban leaders for envoy’


May 28th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Pakistan swapped two senior Taliban leaders for the release of its kidnapped envoy to Afghanistan, a media report said Wednesday. "Despite the fact that the government authorities have ... Read more...

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NATO turns to its smallest newcomer to learn web warfare


May 13th, 2008 - 11:20 am ICT by admin
By Ben Nimmo Brussels, May 13 (DPA) Four years ago almost to the day, Estonia became the smallest country to join NATO since 1949, increasing the number of soldiers the alliance commands by ... Read more...

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Bush calls for more NATO troops in Afghanistan


March 2nd, 2008 - 8:15 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 2 (DPA) US President George W. Bush and Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen have said that NATO countries should send more troops to Afghanistan. Bush, at his Texas ranch ... Read more...

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