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Afghanistan: Taliban commander behind NATO helicopter crash captured


September 17th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition forces on Sunday arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a coalition helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing two American soldiers, the ... 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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US military commander’s plane damaged in Afghan attack


August 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 21 (IANS) Rockets fired by insurgents from outside a heavily fortified airfield in Afghanistan damaged the transport plane of Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the US ... 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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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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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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Two soldiers killed in NATO chopper crash


June 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) Two soldiers with the NATO-led coalition forces were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills NATO troops, children near market


May 21st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two coalition service members and two Afghan children, officials said. A ... 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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Obama supports gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has announced his support for the same-sex marriage by making a complete U-turn on his well-known opposition to the subject.Obama described ... Read more...

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Military helicopter crashes in northern Colombia, killing 13


May 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Colombian Air Force helicopter crashed in the northern region of the country on late Monday afternoon, killing all thirteen people on board, defense officials said on ... Read more...

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Prostitution scandal: US Secret Service tries image repair (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US Secret Service, disgraced by a prostitution scandal, Friday promulgated a set of new conduct guidelines for its agents, as it emerged that agents ... Read more...

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US Secret Service agents visited Moscow strip club


April 28th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of a state visit to Russia by then president Bill Clinton, US Secret Service agents had visited a downtown Moscow nightclub known for ... Read more...

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Obama never in danger from Secret Service scandal: Official


April 26th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was never in danger because of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents during a trip to Colombia, a top official ... Read more...

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Colombian prostitutes could be Russian spies: Senator


April 25th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A US senator has claimed that the prostitutes who were involved in Colombia with President Barack Obama's Secret Service agents could have been placed there ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


March 27th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed on Tuesday when a roadside bomb exploded in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. Few other details ... Read more...

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Rogue Afghan soldier kills two British troops in southern Afghanistan


March 26th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by BNO News
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- An Afghan soldier opened fire at the entrance to a coalition base in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing two British service members before he was shot ... Read more...

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Two NATO troops killed in Afghanistan


March 26th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 26 (IANS) A man wearing an Afghan army uniform killed two NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldiers in Afghanistan Monday."An individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform ... Read more...

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US identifies soldier involved in Afghan shooting-spree


March 17th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US officials have identified the soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians as Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, as he is on his way ... Read more...

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Gunman in Afghan killing acted alone: Pentagon


March 13th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A lone American soldier was involved in the shooting deaths of 16 civilians in Afghanistan's Kandahar province over the weekend, the Pentagon said.The soldier, who left ... Read more...

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Remains of some 9/11 victims ended up in landfill


March 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Unidentified remains of some of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sep 11, 2001, were burned and ultimately dumped in ... Read more...

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US outlines troops drawdown in Europe


February 17th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) US Thursday outlined planned changes in the American military presence in Europe, cutting about 10,000 forces stationed there.The army will inactivate its Germany-based 170th and 172nd ... Read more...

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France suspends operations in Afghanistan after Afghan soldier kills 4 troops


January 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS/KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday partly suspended French operations in Afghanistan after four of its service members were shot dead by a rogue Afghan soldier. Sarkozy is ... Read more...

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Six NATO personnel die in Afghan chopper crash


January 20th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 20 (IANS) Six NATO personnel were killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, NATO said in a press release Friday. The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter ... Read more...

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U.S. officially ends nearly nine-year-long war in Iraq


December 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday officially ended the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a highly symbolic ceremony in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. It brings to ... Read more...

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Obama marks end of Iraq war


December 15th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday marked the end of the Iraq war with a visit to troops at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, Xinhua ... Read more...

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3 ISAF personnel killed in eastern Afghanistan


December 4th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 3 (IANS) Three NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members were killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, reported Xihua, citing an ISAF press release.... Read more...

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Insurgents kill NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


November 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed on Wednesday when he was attacked by insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said one of ... 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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Bomb blast kills 5 more NATO troops in southern Afghanistan


August 11th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb killed five more coalition service members in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said five of its service members ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills NATO soldier in eastern Afghanistan


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb exploded in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing one coalition service member, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said one of its service members ... Read more...

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Five NATO soldiers die in Afghanistan: ISAF


July 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Five coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Sunday as a result of three separate incidents, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF ... Read more...

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Man disguised as Afghan armyman kills NATO soldier


July 17th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 16 (IANS) A man dressed as an Afghan armyman killed a soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Saturday, Xinhua reported."An individual wearing an Afghan National ... Read more...

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US troops reduced in Pakistan


June 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The number of US military personnel in Pakistan has been reduced following a request from Islamabad, the American embassy here said Friday."We recently received a written ... Read more...

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