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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 4,242 Views 29 Comments

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

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 6,362 Views 20 Comments

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

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 1,724 Views 24 Comments

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

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

NATO to limit airstrikes on Afghan homes

Jun 11th 2012, 5:35 PM 1,436 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 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 1,251 Views 23 Comments

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

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 721 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 795 Views 2 Comments

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

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 2,116 Views 1 Comment

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

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 1,299 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.

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

Withdrawal from Afghanistan key issue at NATO summit

May 20th 2012, 8:08 PM 1,425 Views 4 Comments

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

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 2,975 Views 5 Comments

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

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 828 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 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 641 Views 2 Comments

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

Coordinated attacks hit Afghanistan
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Coordinated attacks hit Afghanistan

Apr 16th 2012, 7:31 AM 1,094 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.

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 1,772 Views 33 Comments

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

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 1,041 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.

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 1,544 Views 0 Comments

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

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 8,077 Views 81 Comments

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

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

France and Germany withdraw civilian staff from Afghanistan

Feb 27th 2012, 1:33 PM 1,007 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.

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 1,005 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.

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

Afghan woman killed for 'bearing a girl'

Jan 30th 2012, 6:12 PM 6,278 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Suspected US missile strike kills four in Pakistan

Jan 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 1,165 Views 2 Comments

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

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 1,222 Views 17 Comments

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

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 758 Views 3 Comments

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

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 1,496 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.

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 20,806 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.

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

14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,151 Views 8 Comments

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

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 678 Views 1 Comment

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

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones

Dec 5th 2011, 9:54 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

Islamabad demanded the vacation of an airbase used by US drones in response to NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident
# Afghan War
# Afghan War

US vows full probe into Pakistan border incident

Nov 27th 2011, 9:14 AM 1,333 Views 1 Comment

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton offered America’s deepest condolences for the loss of 25 Pakistani soldiers.

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan: 25 troops dead in NATO helicopter attack

Nov 26th 2011, 12:27 PM 906 Views 5 Comments

Pakistan has blamed NATO for the attack on the Afghanistan border last night.

US budget woes could threaten European missile defence plans
# Defence
# Defence

US budget woes could threaten European missile defence plans

Nov 19th 2011, 2:54 PM 1,341 Views 10 Comments

A slice of the US defence budget is expected to be cut following a breakdown in talks in the US.

NATO "has no intention of intervening in Iran"
# Iran
# Iran

NATO "has no intention of intervening in Iran"

Nov 4th 2011, 5:52 PM 506 Views 12 Comments

The US and other leading Western governments believe that Iran is intending to develop a nuclear arsenal. Iran has warned the US not to set them on “a collision course”

Libya names new prime minister
# Libya
# Libya

Libya names new prime minister

Oct 31st 2011, 8:41 PM 212 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, NATO’s Secretary General is in Tripoli to mark the military organisation’s withdrawal from the country.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 29th 2011, 7:44 PM 2,084 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Michael D Higgins is to be the ninth President of the Republic of Ireland; a woman is arrested over Dublin abduction; and Jimmy Savil passes away at the age of 84.

Thirteen NATO troops and four civilians killed in Kabul blast
# Kabul
# Kabul

Thirteen NATO troops and four civilians killed in Kabul blast

Oct 29th 2011, 3:48 PM 245 Views 4 Comments

The 13 soldiers killed were all American troops. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week
# Libya
# Libya

UN mandate on Libya to cease next week

Oct 27th 2011, 4:06 PM 120 Views 0 Comments

The United Nations has voted to lift the no-fly zone over Libya on October 31, as well as end its authorisation of military action to protect civilians.

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday
# Libya
# Libya

Libya's liberation to be declared on Sunday

Oct 22nd 2011, 11:42 AM 241 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril has said that elections will be held within eight months.

Nato says Libya operations almost finished
# NATO
# NATO

Nato says Libya operations almost finished

Oct 22nd 2011, 8:08 AM 140 Views 7 Comments

A meeting to be held next week to decide on the exact date to cease the operation fully.