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Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response
# Drone Strike
# Drone Strike

Taliban name interim chief as Pakistan mulls US response

Nov 3rd 2013, 1:11 PM 6,689 Views 36 Comments

Asmatullah Shaheen Bhittani will take over a temporary head of the Taliban group.

The French army's new warplane is monstrous
# Oh My
# Oh My

The French army's new warplane is monstrous

Jun 28th 2013, 9:45 PM 28,025 Views 104 Comments

Is this the future of European military airspace?

US-Taliban talks 'not scheduled'
# Taliban
# Taliban

US-Taliban talks 'not scheduled'

Jun 19th 2013, 9:00 PM 2,259 Views 5 Comments

The US State Department said that reports of a meeting being scheduled “aren’t accurate”.

Afghanistan suspends talks with US over name of new Taliban office
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan suspends talks with US over name of new Taliban office

Jun 19th 2013, 9:20 AM 5,256 Views 30 Comments

The Taliban’s decision to use the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan name on its new office in Qatar has prompted the ire of the Afghan government.

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Seven Taliban leaders killed after assault on NATO airport base

Jun 10th 2013, 5:21 PM 5,841 Views 20 Comments

The attacks illustrate that despite Kabul’s security blanket, the insurgency in Afghanistan is far from defeated.

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

May 16th 2013, 8:41 PM 4,506 Views 10 Comments

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

Nine killed after bomb hits Afghan bus
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Nine killed after bomb hits Afghan bus

Apr 8th 2013, 12:40 PM 2,017 Views 8 Comments

The bomb blast in which 22 people were also injured follows a NATO air strike on Saturday which killed 11 children.

NATO strike kills 10 children in Afghanistan: officials
# War
# War

NATO strike kills 10 children in Afghanistan: officials

Apr 7th 2013, 2:15 PM 5,000 Views 45 Comments

Eight militants also died in the attack and six women were injured.

Ireland committed to Partnership for Peace but has no plans to join NATO - Shatter
# NATO
# NATO

Ireland committed to Partnership for Peace but has no plans to join NATO - Shatter

Mar 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 3,765 Views 49 Comments

The Justice Minister’s statement followed recent comments by the Secretary General of Nato, who “warmly welcomed” the prospect of Ireland becoming more involved in future Nato projects.

Timeline: Iran's controversial nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

Timeline: Iran's controversial nuclear programme

Feb 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 2,798 Views 59 Comments

Yesterday Iran and six world powers met for talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

Poll: Should Ireland give up its neutrality?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland give up its neutrality?

Feb 13th 2013, 9:50 AM 29,139 Views 196 Comments

Ireland’s neutrality has always been an important factor in elections but is it a good thing?

Audio: NATO wants Ireland to get more involved with military alliance
# NATO
# NATO

Audio: NATO wants Ireland to get more involved with military alliance

Feb 13th 2013, 7:56 AM 5,772 Views 71 Comments

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addressed an audience in Dublin last night.

New NATO commander takes the helm in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

New NATO commander takes the helm in Afghanistan

Feb 10th 2013, 2:43 PM 3,989 Views 21 Comments

The American-led NATO coalition is entering the final stretch of its participation in a war that will have lasted more than 13 years when most foreign combat troops pull out at the end of 2014.

Security company discovers online attack to steal EU and NATO files
# Red October
# Red October

Security company discovers online attack to steal EU and NATO files

Jan 14th 2013, 7:45 PM 6,326 Views 21 Comments

Kaspersky says the ‘Red October’ virus has been targeting embassies across Europe – including in Ireland.

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base

Dec 26th 2012, 8:52 AM 3,612 Views 6 Comments

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base.

Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul
# Kabul
# Kabul

Afghan policewoman kills US adviser in Kabul

Dec 24th 2012, 1:25 PM 4,029 Views 11 Comments

The killing of the American, who worked as a contractor with the Nato command, is the first known insider attack by a woman in Afghanistan.

NATO: Syrian regime approaching collapse
# Syria
# Syria

NATO: Syrian regime approaching collapse

Dec 13th 2012, 2:14 PM 3,564 Views 33 Comments

Moscow also admitted today that its longtime Damascus ally might lose its battle with rebels.

Five Afghans killed after Taliban launch attacks on air base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Five Afghans killed after Taliban launch attacks on air base

Dec 2nd 2012, 12:27 PM 2,185 Views 2 Comments

The base in Jalalabad was staffed by both US and Afghan troops. The attacks prompted a two-hour firefight.

New twist in Petraeus sex scandal as top US commander investigated
# Petraeus
# Petraeus

New twist in Petraeus sex scandal as top US commander investigated

Nov 13th 2012, 8:19 AM 7,707 Views 14 Comments

The top American commander in Afghanistan is under investigation for alleged “inappropriate communications” with Jill Kelley who has been implicated in the Petraeus scandal.

Libya claims arrest of ex-Gaddafi spokesperson, but he denies it
# Libya
# Libya

Libya claims arrest of ex-Gaddafi spokesperson, but he denies it

Oct 21st 2012, 11:13 AM 2,472 Views 7 Comments

The public face of the Gaddafi regime, Moussa Ibrahim, has denied in audio message that he has been arrested but there has been no confirmation it is him.

Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil
# Protest
# Protest

Group to hold anti-war protest outside Dáil

Oct 11th 2012, 12:26 PM 3,193 Views 95 Comments

The Irish Anti War Movement is calling for an end to US military flights out of Shannon Airport.

Turkey authorises military operations in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey authorises military operations in Syria

Oct 4th 2012, 4:19 PM 4,852 Views 21 Comments

Move follows shelling of Turkish village by Syria.

Emergency NATO meeting called after Syrian shell kills five people in Turkey
# Retaliation
# Retaliation

Emergency NATO meeting called after Syrian shell kills five people in Turkey

Oct 3rd 2012, 8:44 PM 5,234 Views 29 Comments

NATO is to meet urgently to discuss the events of today, which include reports of a retaliation.

Afghan bombing kills three NATO troops and translator
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghan bombing kills three NATO troops and translator

Oct 1st 2012, 7:53 AM 1,705 Views 1 Comment

Three Nato soldiers and their translator have been killed in a bombing in eastern Afghanistan.

Taliban claims credit for NATO cuts to Afghan patrols
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban claims credit for NATO cuts to Afghan patrols

Sep 19th 2012, 11:29 AM 2,150 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Prince Harry had to go under armed guard when the Taliban attacked the Afghan base he is on.

Four NATO troops shot dead by 'Afghan police'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Four NATO troops shot dead by 'Afghan police'

Sep 16th 2012, 11:49 AM 3,195 Views 6 Comments

It’s the second such attack by suspected Afghan police in 24 hours.

Suicide bombing kills at least 6 in central Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Suicide bombing kills at least 6 in central Kabul

Sep 8th 2012, 9:45 AM 1,363 Views 5 Comments

Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber has blown himself up near Nato headquarters in Kabul, killing at least 6 people.

US stops training some Afghan forces after attacks
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US stops training some Afghan forces after attacks

Sep 2nd 2012, 3:58 PM 2,780 Views 9 Comments

The training of some Afghan forces has been suspended while the US military review the process of vetting new recruits following a spike in deadly attacks on international troops last month.

Double suicide attack kills 12 in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Double suicide attack kills 12 in Afghanistan

Sep 1st 2012, 9:29 AM 2,265 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Insurgents kill 17 'party-goers' in Afghanistan

Aug 27th 2012, 6:38 PM 4,880 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.

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 1,416 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.

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

5 NATO troops die in Afghanistan roadside bombings

Jul 22nd 2012, 6:54 PM 2,009 Views 2 Comments

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

22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan

Jul 18th 2012, 9:46 AM 1,882 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jul 7th 2012, 8:15 AM 3,654 Views 21 Comments

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

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 1,896 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Downing of Turkish plane "unacceptable", says NATO chief

Jun 26th 2012, 12:48 PM 1,848 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 1,740 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 'should view Syria as attacking Turkey'
# Syria
# Syria

NATO 'should view Syria as attacking Turkey'

Jun 25th 2012, 9:11 PM 4,315 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.