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Monday 21 May 2012
Revised deadline from new French regime does not mean 'rush for exits', says Secretary General
Monday 21 May 2012
As if one insoluble problem were not enough, world leaders moved directly from discussing the woes of the eurozone at Camp David at the start of the weekend, to the equally intractable challenges of the Nato summit in Chicago at the end of it. Even without the thousands of protesters lining the streets, the meeting would not have been an easy one. And the issue at the top of the agenda is the most difficult of all: the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Saturday 19 May 2012
Hollande’s pledge to pull out troops early will dominate Chicago talks as UK bill is set to hit £20bn
Friday 18 May 2012
Rockets crashed into a US base and a house Friday in a remote area of northeast Afghanistan along the Pakistan border, killing two Nato service members and three civilians, officials said.
Wednesday 16 May 2012
Nato has invited President Asif Ali Zardari to its summit in Chicago, after signs that Pakistan could be moving to reopen its Afghan border to international military supplies.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
A leading human rights group has accused Nato of failing to acknowledge the deaths of at least 72 civilians it says were killed in bombing raids during the alliance's controversial air campaign in Libya last year.
Monday 14 May 2012
Mohammed al-Gherari lost five family members, including a young niece and nephew, when NATO accidentally struck their compound in the Libyan capital as they slept.
Saturday 12 May 2012
Unseen TV footage from a turbulent decade shows Britain grappling with contemporary problems, says Ian Burrell
Friday 11 May 2012
An attacker wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire on Nato troops today in the country's east, killing one service member, the coalition said.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Russia's top military officer has threatened to launch a pre-emptive strike if Nato goes ahead with controversial plans for a missile defence system in Eastern Europe.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Nato has been accused of misleading the public over success in Afghanistan by saying operations involving only its troops are led by local forces.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Australia's prime minister said her country will begin pulling its troops out of Afghanistan earlier than planned.
Monday 16 April 2012
A militant arrested in the attacks on the Afghan capital and three other cities has confessed that the 18-hour assault was carried out by the Haqqani network, a lethal group of fighters with ties to the Taliban and al-Qa'ida, a top Afghan security official said today.
Monday 16 April 2012
Sunday 15 April 2012
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on as many as seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting Nato bases, the parliament and Western embassies. Militants also launched near-simultaneous assaults in three other eastern cities.
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