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NATO, New Zealand sign cooperation deal


June 5th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 5 (IANS) New Zealand and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation.New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and NATO Secretary-General Anders ... Read more...

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Now transport fees threaten to upend US-Pakistan ties (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) After all the assertions of their deep existential and strategic interests in Afghanistan, the United States and Pakistan are squabbling over how much to charge ... 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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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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BRICS steps up joint efforts to reform global governance (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With less than a month to go, India has stepped up preparations for the March 29 BRICS summit of the five emerging economies and stressed ... Read more...

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BRICS can transform global governance: India


March 5th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Ahead of the BRICS summit here, India Monday said the grouping of five major emerging economies was not ranged against anyone but is "a responsible ... Read more...

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US wants to sell drones to India


December 15th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has been quietly pushing to sell armed drones to key allies, including India, but it has run into resistance from lawmakers concerned ... Read more...

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UN votes for one-year extension of international force in Afghanistan


October 13th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) The UN Security Council voted unanimously here Wednesday to adopt resolution 2011, which extended the mandate of an international force that aims to quell insurgencies ... Read more...

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Night raids breaking back of Taliban: NYT


July 9th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 9 (IANS) A new North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) strategy of night raids has succeeding in breaking the back of the Taliban as the US begins ... Read more...

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Obama: Al-Qaeda leader Bin Laden killed in Pakistan


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- In a historic announcement, U.S. President Barack Obama on late Sunday evening announced that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. operation ... Read more...

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Nepal may send troops to Iraq under UN command


April 28th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr.28 (ANI): Nepal is considering sending its troops to restive Iraq as part of a UN "stationary force".According to Thursday's The Himalayan Times daily, the UN had asked Nepal to commit ... Read more...

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Ethnic militias fuelling tensions in North Afghanistan


April 21st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan), Apr.21 (ANI): Ethnic-based militia groups are reportedly expanding their influence in northern Afghanistan.According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report, Tajik and Uzbek militias are aggravating tensions with ... Read more...

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UN chief wants full access for humanitarian aid in Libya


April 7th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 7 (IANS) Voicing his deep concern about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Libya, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for efforts "to ensure full access for humanitarian ... Read more...

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Wave of attacks kill seven NATO soldiers in Afghanistan


March 1st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A wave of insurgent attacks killed seven coalition service members on Monday and Tuesday, according to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), raising the coalition death toll ... Read more...

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There “possibly could be” military option for foreign forces in Libya: McCain


February 28th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Arizona Senator John McCain has said the United States or international forces could provide support to Libyans seeking to overthrow Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime.On being asked if ... Read more...

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EU’s Afghan police mission ‘failing’ in building up civilian policing capability: Report


February 17th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): A United Kingdom parliamentary committee has said that the European Union (EU)'s police mission to Afghanistan is "failing" and the timetable for withdrawing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)-led ... Read more...

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Defensive military alliances promote peace: Study


February 11th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): A Rice University study has suggested that countries that enter into defense pacts with other nations are less likely to be attacked and attack others.The study, co-authored by ... Read more...

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Five NATO soldiers die in Afghan attacks


January 13th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, five of them in attacks, according to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).The grim ... Read more...

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Terror attack kills NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


December 28th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service member was killed ... Read more...

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Expert finds Bush’s memoir faulty over ‘UN resolution’ explanation on Iraq war


December 28th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Former US President George W Bush's memoir "Decision Points" might have been straightforward, honest, and fair even while pointing out his own mistakes on big matters, but the ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan bomb blast


December 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on early Monday morning, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service member ... Read more...

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Six NATO troops die in Afghan attack


December 12th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six coalition service members were killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service members were killed ... Read more...

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Jews support demand for recognition of Hinduism in Belgium


November 27th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 27 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Jews have come out in support of Hindus in their demand for recognition of Hinduism in Belgium.Rabbi Jonathan B. Freirich, prominent Jewish ... Read more...

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Two coalition troops killed in Afghan blast


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service members were killed ... Read more...

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Two coalition troops killed in Afghan violence


November 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Sunday.ISAF said the service members were ... Read more...

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US official feels substantial progress has been made in Afghanistan


October 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct. 29 (ANI): U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn has said that there has been "substantial progress" in the Afghan campaign.Endorsing optimistic reports from Kabul-based commanders in the U.S.-led coalition, ... Read more...

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NATO planning vastly stepped up Russian involvement in Afghanistan


October 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27(ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations with Russia for a joint initiative in Afghanistan.According to the Telegraph, a formal agreement may ... Read more...

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US vows to do ‘whatever it takes’ to support ‘complex’ Afghan reconciliation efforts


October 15th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 15 (ANI): The United States will do "whatever it takes" to support Afghan government's reconciliation efforts with elements of the Taliban, but acknowledges that it is a complex effort ... Read more...

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NATO facilitating Afghan-Taliban talks in Kabul: Official


October 14th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 14(ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces are facilitating efforts by the Afghan government to seek a reconciliation deal with Taliban leaders in Kabul, a senior NATO official ... Read more...

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US may support removal of more Taliban from UN blacklist to aid peace talks: Crowley


October 13th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): The United States has indicated that it is open to the removal of more Taliban militants from a UN sanctions list in order to facilitate peace talks ... Read more...

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Pak holds ‘trump card’ to success of Afghan peace talks with Taliban: Gilani


October 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): The renewed Afghan efforts to make peace with the Taliban to end the nine-year war would fail without Pakistan's help, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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NATO endorses Afghan govt’s bid for peace accord with Taliban


October 12th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 12 (ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has endorsed the Afghan government's attempt to strike a peace accord with the Taliban rebels to end a war, which is ... 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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President Obama to speak at Pentagon Memorial Service on 9/11


September 8th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama will speak at the Pentagon Memorial Service in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to commemorate the ninth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 ... Read more...

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Commanding Officer Of The American Military Converses About Iraq With Turkey


September 4th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 4, 2010 (Just Flashed): Adm. Michael Mullen happens to be the high-ranking military official of America. He is also the holder of the position of chairman of the Joint Chiefs ... Read more...

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