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Wednesday 15 February 2012
Pakistan has temporarily allowed Nato to ship perishable food to its troops in Afghanistan, a sign of thawing tensions following US air strikes last year that accidentally killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
Thursday 09 February 2012
The Pakistani army held a meeting with Nato and Afghan forces yesterday to improve co-ordination along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
Monday 06 February 2012
More than 3,000 civilians were killed in the war in Afghanistan in 2011, the fifth year in a row the number has risen, according to the United Nations in a report likely to revive tension between the Afghan government and its Western backers.
Friday 03 February 2012
David Cameron and Barack Obama will hold face-to-face talks on Afghanistan and the global economic crisis when the Prime Minister makes an official visit to the White House next month.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Nato's top official has joined the US and France in calling for Afghan forces to take the lead in all combat operations by mid-2013, while continuing to help in fighting the Taliban.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
The Taliban have denied reports that they were about to hold talks with Afghan government officials.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
A British soldier died at a base in southern Afghanistan today.
Thursday 19 January 2012
New report criticises Western forces for bombing civilian targets in Sirte during conflict
Monday 09 January 2012
A man in an Afghan uniform opened fire on a group of Americans at a base in the south of the country, killing a US soldier and wounding another.
Monday 09 January 2012
Hackers have posted the email addresses and encrypted passwords of thousands of British defence, intelligence, police officials and politicians on the internet.
Thursday 29 December 2011
Two members of the French Foreign Legion have been shot dead by a soldier in the Afghan National Army.
Monday 26 December 2011
A man wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire on coalition troops in western Afghanistan, Nato officials said today.
Sunday 25 December 2011
Security forces in Afghanistan have killed 30 suspected insurgents in a series of clashes around the country.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Tensions rise as US plans new wave of cross-border raids on Afghan militants
Tuesday 01 November 2011
At one minute to midnight last night, Nato formally ended its mission in Libya, capping a seven-month intervention marred by accusations of "mission creep" and signs of deepening cracks within the alliance.
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