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# nato - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Double suicide attack kills 12 in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Double suicide attack kills 12 in Afghanistan

Sep 1st 2012, 9:29 AM 2,253 Views 5 Comments

Two suicide attackers – one driving a fuel tanker – blew themselves up near a US base in eastern Afghanistan today.

# nato - Monday 27 August, 2012

Insurgents kill 17 'party-goers' in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Insurgents kill 17 'party-goers' in Afghanistan

Aug 27th 2012, 6:38 PM 4,864 Views 24 Comments

Early reports said that the 15 men and two women had been beheaded but subsequent accounts have shed more light on the attack.

# nato - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghanistan: 7 killed in gun battle and bomb attack

Aug 2nd 2012, 4:23 PM 1,401 Views 1 Comment

Five people were killed in the gun battle today just outside Kabul while two NATO service members were killed in a separate bomb attack in the south of the country.

# nato - Sunday 22 July, 2012

5 NATO troops die in Afghanistan roadside bombings
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

5 NATO troops die in Afghanistan roadside bombings

Jul 22nd 2012, 6:54 PM 2,001 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, four civilians also died today when hundreds of shells and rockets were fired from neighbouring Pakistan.

# nato - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan

Jul 18th 2012, 9:46 AM 1,850 Views 1 Comment

All the trucks were parked in the Rabatak area of the province where the truckers had stopped to rest.

# nato - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Explainer: Kosovo’s sovereignty… what does it mean?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: Kosovo’s sovereignty… what does it mean?

Jul 7th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,580 Views 21 Comments

What does Kosovo’s legal sovereignty mean for the territory, its people, and its sports teams?

# nato - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Friends reunited: After US says sorry, Pakistan reopens Afghanistan supply lines
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Friends reunited: After US says sorry, Pakistan reopens Afghanistan supply lines

Jul 4th 2012, 9:39 AM 1,883 Views 7 Comments

The development means that the US could save hundred of millions of dollars in fighting the war in Afghanistan.

# nato - Monday 2 July, 2012

# nato - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Downing of Turkish plane "unacceptable", says NATO chief
# Syria
# Syria

Downing of Turkish plane "unacceptable", says NATO chief

Jun 26th 2012, 12:48 PM 1,829 Views 5 Comments

NATO holding emergency consultations with Turkey following last week’s incident.

NATO to discuss possible action on Syria after Turkish plane is shot down
# Middle East
# Middle East

NATO to discuss possible action on Syria after Turkish plane is shot down

Jun 26th 2012, 8:04 AM 1,723 Views 11 Comments

Turkey now claims that not only did Syria shoot down one of its planes, but it attacked a second trying to recover the pilot.

# nato - Monday 25 June, 2012

NATO 'should view Syria as attacking Turkey'
# Syria
# Syria

NATO 'should view Syria as attacking Turkey'

Jun 25th 2012, 9:11 PM 4,304 Views 29 Comments

Turkey said today that it will push NATO to consider Syria’s downing of a Turkish jet as an attack on the whole military alliance.

# nato - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Turkey seeking NATO meeting after Syria shoots down military plane
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey seeking NATO meeting after Syria shoots down military plane

Jun 24th 2012, 12:20 PM 4,228 Views 29 Comments

Turkish minister says plane was shot down in international airspace 15 minutes after it had strayed briefly into Syrian territory.

# nato - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Macedonia urges Greece to solve 20-year row over name
# Dispute
# Dispute

Macedonia urges Greece to solve 20-year row over name

Jun 23rd 2012, 5:53 PM 6,342 Views 20 Comments

The two countries have been locked in a contentious dispute since 1991 over who gets to use the name Macedonia.

# nato - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Syrian conflict: US accuses Russia of sending attack helicopters
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian conflict: US accuses Russia of sending attack helicopters

Jun 13th 2012, 7:29 AM 1,706 Views 24 Comments

The head of NATO, meanwhile, has ruled out military intervention – saying it’s ‘not the right path’ to resolve conflict.

# nato - Monday 11 June, 2012

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes

Jun 11th 2012, 5:35 PM 1,424 Views 14 Comments

A spokesperson for the military alliance says that airstrikes will not be used on civilian dwellings unless it’s a matter of ‘self-defence for troops on the ground’.

# nato - Friday 8 June, 2012

Nato apologises for the death of Afghan civilians in air strike
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Nato apologises for the death of Afghan civilians in air strike

Jun 8th 2012, 2:39 PM 1,240 Views 23 Comments

Women, children and village elders were killed in a pre-dawn raid aiming to capture a Taliban operative earlier this week.

# nato - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Afghan civilians killed in suicide bombings and NATO airstrike - report
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan civilians killed in suicide bombings and NATO airstrike - report

Jun 6th 2012, 2:45 PM 708 Views 0 Comments

Taliban claims responsibility for three suicide bombers in Kandahar.

Twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kandahar
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Twin suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Kandahar

Jun 6th 2012, 12:43 PM 786 Views 2 Comments

A pair of suicide bombers struck outside the airport in Afghanistan’s southern city of Kandahar.

# nato - Saturday 2 June, 2012

NATO rescues four aid workers in 'breathtaking' Afghanistan operation
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

NATO rescues four aid workers in 'breathtaking' Afghanistan operation

Jun 2nd 2012, 2:57 PM 2,107 Views 1 Comment

The British led operation took place in the early hours of this morning in Badakhshan province.

# nato - Monday 21 May, 2012

Nato exit strategy from Afghanistan to start mid-2013
# NATO
# NATO

Nato exit strategy from Afghanistan to start mid-2013

May 21st 2012, 4:04 PM 1,284 Views 4 Comments

US President Barack Obama espite said that France’s decision to withdraw troops early would not affect Nato’s mission in Afghanistan.

# nato - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Withdrawal from Afghanistan key issue at NATO summit
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Withdrawal from Afghanistan key issue at NATO summit

May 20th 2012, 8:08 PM 1,410 Views 4 Comments

NATO Secretary General Rasmussen says goal and strategy “remain unchanged” despite French plans to pull troops out early.

# nato - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Plan to attack Obama campaign HQ during NATO summit foiled, say US police
# NATO
# NATO

Plan to attack Obama campaign HQ during NATO summit foiled, say US police

May 19th 2012, 8:07 PM 2,967 Views 5 Comments

The two-day summit of world leaders is due to start tomorrow in Chicago.

# nato - Monday 14 May, 2012

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes
# Libya
# Libya

NATO criticised after investigation confirms 72 deaths from Libya air strikes

May 14th 2012, 8:44 AM 816 Views 6 Comments

A third of the civilians who died from the air strikes on the country last year were under 18 with NATO not yet having paid any compensation.

# nato - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan

Apr 18th 2012, 11:26 AM 629 Views 2 Comments

Funding of the fledgling Afghanistan security forces is expected to top the agenda at the two-day talks in Brussels.

# nato - Monday 16 April, 2012

Coordinated attacks hit Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Coordinated attacks hit Afghanistan

Apr 16th 2012, 7:31 AM 1,080 Views 1 Comment

Kabul and three other cities were targeted in the attacks. They were blamed on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, which has links to al-Qaida.

# nato - Friday 23 March, 2012

US soldier to face murder charges over deaths of 17 Afghans
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US soldier to face murder charges over deaths of 17 Afghans

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:07 AM 1,744 Views 33 Comments

Staff Sergeant Robert Bales will also face charges of assault and a string of other offences, a military official says.

# nato - Monday 19 March, 2012

Amnesty hits out at NATO failure to investigate Libyan deaths
# Libya
# Libya

Amnesty hits out at NATO failure to investigate Libyan deaths

Mar 19th 2012, 2:31 PM 1,029 Views 5 Comments

Amnesty International has said that NATO failed to investigate the killing of scores of civiilans in Libyan airstrikes carried out by its forces.

# nato - Sunday 18 March, 2012

# nato - Friday 16 March, 2012

Turkish soldiers killed after helicopter crashes into building
# Helicopter Crash
# Helicopter Crash

Turkish soldiers killed after helicopter crashes into building

Mar 16th 2012, 2:40 PM 1,532 Views 0 Comments

Two girls and 12 soldiers were killed in this morning’s crash.

# nato - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Update: US soldier kills 16 Afghans as crisis deepens
# Shooting
# Shooting

Update: US soldier kills 16 Afghans as crisis deepens

Mar 11th 2012, 7:09 PM 8,053 Views 81 Comments

Reuters cites witnesses who say American soldiers were laughing and appeared drunk during the attack.

# nato - Monday 27 February, 2012

France and Germany withdraw civilian staff from Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

France and Germany withdraw civilian staff from Afghanistan

Feb 27th 2012, 1:33 PM 999 Views 1 Comment

Germany and France have decided to withdraw civilian staff from Afghanistan, while the UN have also announced it is moving staff from the north of the country.

# nato - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers
# Protests
# Protests

Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers

Feb 26th 2012, 12:25 PM 997 Views 0 Comments

A police intelligence officer is thought to be behind the fatal shooting of two senior US Nato officers, as protests continue over the burning of the Qur’an at a US military base almost a week ago.

# nato - Monday 30 January, 2012

Afghan woman killed for 'bearing a girl'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan woman killed for 'bearing a girl'

Jan 30th 2012, 6:12 PM 6,266 Views 38 Comments

Local police suspect the woman was strangled by her husband for failing to give birth to a boy.

# nato - Monday 23 January, 2012

Suspected US missile strike kills four in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Suspected US missile strike kills four in Pakistan

Jan 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 1,153 Views 2 Comments

Four alleged militants have been killed following the first suspected US drone attack in Pakistan in more than two months.

# nato - Friday 20 January, 2012

Deadly 24 hours in Afghanistan as 10 NATO troops killed
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Deadly 24 hours in Afghanistan as 10 NATO troops killed

Jan 20th 2012, 11:04 AM 1,204 Views 17 Comments

Four soldiers were shot dead, while another six were killed in a helicopter crash.

# nato - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan

Jan 19th 2012, 10:15 AM 751 Views 3 Comments

It was the second suicide bombing in as many days in southern Afghanistan, which is the birthplace of the Taliban insurgency.

# nato - Friday 6 January, 2012

Seven people - including six children - killed in Afghanistan bomb
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Seven people - including six children - killed in Afghanistan bomb

Jan 6th 2012, 8:56 PM 1,492 Views 16 Comments

The people will killed when a bomb exploded in a rubbish bin in the southern city of Tirin Kot, a day after five NATO soldiers died.

# nato - Saturday 31 December, 2011

World War III? No problem - half a million Irish will fight it
# State Papers
# State Papers

World War III? No problem - half a million Irish will fight it

Dec 31st 2011, 12:57 PM 18,976 Views 37 Comments

Secret document revealed under 30-year rule shows Ireland had been assessed for the help it could provide in the case of a nuclear war threat.

# nato - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,117 Views 8 Comments

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

# nato - Monday 5 December, 2011

ICJ rules Greece was wrong to block Macedonia's NATO bid
# Macedonia
# Macedonia

ICJ rules Greece was wrong to block Macedonia's NATO bid

Dec 5th 2011, 2:34 PM 662 Views 1 Comment

A dispute has been running between the two countries over the use of the name ‘Macedonia’.