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Thursday 18 October 2012
Alex Salmond rallied the SNP at its annual conference in Perth today by telling activists that “in 2014 the nonsense ends”.
Sunday 14 October 2012
Maksim Bakiyev faces extradition to the US, charged with conspiracy to defraud and perverting the course of justice
Saturday 06 October 2012
The events of recent days in and around the Turkish town of Akcakale, close to Syria's northern border, serve as a warning of the extreme dangers inherent in the present situation. The sequence of events is now pretty well established. Shells fired by the Syrian military landed there on Wednesday afternoon, destroying buildings and killing five people. Turkey responded by firing into Syria. These were the first recorded cross-border incidents of Syria's civil war. The risk is that they will not be the last.
Thursday 27 September 2012
The wife of a Royal Marine commando who died in Afghanistan has paid tribute to the “loveliest” husband and father.
Thursday 16 August 2012
Eleven people were killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, including seven US soldiers and three Afghan allies, the Nato-led force in the country said.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
A German civilian who worked at Nato's air command headquarters in Germany has been charged with stealing secret data, federal prosecutors said.
Friday 27 July 2012
Insurgent attacks in Afghanistan during the past three months were up 11 per cent, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest statistics on monthly violence released by the US-led coalition.
Monday 23 July 2012
A British civilian contractor shot dead by someone wearing an Afghan national security force uniform was a father of two from Kent.
Sunday 22 July 2012
Insurgent attacks have killed three Nato service members in eastern Afghanistan.
Friday 13 July 2012
Two separate bombings in Afghanistan have killed a Nato service member as well as an official with the Afghan ministry of women's affairs and her husband.
Friday 06 July 2012
Pakistani intelligence officials say missiles fired by a U.S. drone have killed at least four suspected militants near the Afghan border.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
A man in an Afghan army uniform shot and wounded a number of coalition troops in eastern Afghanistan, the US-led Nato coalition said today.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Nato today condemned Syria's disregard of "peace, security and human life" in a statement expressing solidarity with Turkey over the shooting down of one of its reconnaissance planes.
Friday 15 June 2012
Two Nato soldiers have been killed in separate attacks in Afghanistan, the alliance said today.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
A Royal Navy warship has destroyed a Second World War mine discovered off the coast of Sardinia.
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