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Saturday 30 July 2011
The head of the Turkish armed forces General Isik Kosaner along with the heads of the ground, naval and air forces have resigned, it was reported yesterday, apparently plunging Nato's second biggest military into disarray.
Monday 25 July 2011
Five Afghan children have been injured in a strike by a British Apache helicopter, the Ministry of Defence said.
Friday 22 July 2011
International and Afghan troops battled heavily armed insurgents holed up in caves and bunkers that served as a way station for foreign fighters crossing into the country from Pakistan, the US-led coalition said today. The two days of fighting killed more than 50 of the militants, it said.
Monday 18 July 2011
Gunmen strapped with explosives killed a close adviser to Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Kabul yesterday, as Nato's transfer of security in Afghanistan to the country's own forces got off to an inauspicious start.
Sunday 17 July 2011
Afghanistan began the long-publicised transition to control of its own security amid secrecy, not fanfare, on Sunday, a reminder of how volatile the country is even as Nato troop drawdowns get under way.
Friday 15 July 2011
Nato's secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen has dismissed Libyan claims that the alliance's airstrikes have killed more than 1,100 people.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Pro-Gaddafi forces ambushed rebels advancing towards the capital Tripoli yesterday and recaptured lost territory, undermining US intelligence claims that the rebels are gaining the upper hand in the fighting. Rebel units, backed by Nato airstrikes, had seized the village of Al-Qawalish and were hoping to use it as a springboard to take Garyan, a town on the main road to Tripoli, 60 miles to the north.
Saturday 09 July 2011
An Afghan guard opened fire and shot dead two NATO troops accompanying a reconstruction convoy traveling in a northern province today.
Friday 08 July 2011
Nato has denied a Libyan government claim that the alliance is intentionally using its airstrikes to assist rebel advances.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
A senior leader of an al-Qa'ida-linked militant group has been captured in northern Afghanistan disguised in a burka.
Saturday 18 June 2011
Nato spoke of "some fighting" at the end of May in Nuristan province.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
A suicide bomber killed eight people and injured four others in an attack on the governor's office in a north-eastern province of Afghanistan today.
Monday 06 June 2011
A coalition service member has been killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, Nato said today.
Sunday 05 June 2011
A coalition helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan today, killing two on board.
Thursday 26 May 2011
Seven international troops were killed in a blast in southern Afghanistan today, Nato said.
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