World | Agence France-Press | Sunday March 9, 2014
Afghan Vice President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, formerly one of the country's much-feared warlords, has died of natural causes, officials said Sunday, adding that three days of national mourning would be held.
World | Reuters | Sunday March 9, 2014
President Barack Obama placed a series of calls to six world leaders on Saturday as tensions rose in Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimean region, the White House said.
World | Ellen Barry, The New York Times | Friday March 7, 2014
Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs was not amused by the unorthodox statement from the State Department under the title "President Putin's Fiction: 10 False Claims About Ukraine," which purported to rebut a series of assertions by Vladimir Putin in...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
A NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday accidentally killed five Afghan soldiers, government officials said, while the coalition said it was investigating reports of the incident.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Two persons were killed today when unidentified gunmen fired at NATO containers enroute to Afghanistan in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region.
World | Reuters | Sunday March 2, 2014
NATO's secretary-general warned Moscow on Sunday it was threatening peace in Europe with its seizure of Crimea and should "de-escalate tensions", but diplomats said the alliance was unlikely to agree on major steps to rein Russia in.
World | Reuters | Sunday March 2, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded and won his parliament's approval on Saturday to invade Ukraine, where the new government warned of war, put its troops on high alert and appealed to NATO for help.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 21, 2014
President Barack Obama may not see America and Russia squaring off like diplomatic grandmasters over a Cold War-style chessboard. But he can't speak for Vladimir Putin.
World | Reuters | Thursday February 13, 2014
Two Afghan men in army uniform turned their weapons on foreign soldiers in east Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two, an Afghan official and the NATO-led coalition said.
India | Reuters | Wednesday February 12, 2014
NATO warned India on Wednesday that using anti-terrorism legislation to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen would undermine international efforts to combat piracy.
World | Associated Press | Monday February 10, 2014
An explosion struck near a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital on Monday, drawing American troops to the scene, although the international coalition could not confirm whether it was the intended target of the attack.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 25, 2014
President Hamid Karzai on Saturday signalled that a deal to allow US troops to stay in Afghanistan was close to collapse as the NATO combat mission withdraws after a decade of fighting the Taliban.
World | Associated Press | Saturday January 4, 2014
A bomb exploded in central Kabul on Saturday evening in a district housing several embassies and NATO's military headquarters, but no casualties were immediately reported, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 3, 2014
A decision to release jailed Taliban militants further aggravated US-Afghan relations on Thursday as pressure mounts for the two countries to sign a deal allowing some American soldiers to stay after 2014.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 27, 2013
A Taliban suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed vehicle next to a NATO military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said.
India | Reuters | Friday December 20, 2013
India is training a group of Afghan special forces in the deserts of Rajasthan, army officials said on Friday, deepening its involvement with Afghanistan.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday December 18, 2013
An Afghan official says Taliban suicide bombers have attacked NATO fuel trucks near the Pakistani border.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 18, 2013
Six NATO soldiers were killed in a plane crash in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, NATO said, the largest death toll in a single incident to hit the international force in months.
World | Reuters | Thursday December 5, 2013
Russia criticised "aggressive actions" by Ukrainian demonstrators and the Western response to the protests on Wednesday, saying outsiders should not interfere in Ukraine's affairs.
World | Reuters | Tuesday December 3, 2013
NATO would have to pull all its troops out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014 if Afghan President Hamid Karzai does not sign a security pact with the United States, alliance chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday.