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Pakistan to Reopen NATO Supply Lines Wednesday

Posted July 4th, 2012 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Trucks carrying NATO supply convoys are set to resume shipments to Afghanistan, following a U.S.-Pakistani deal that ended Pakistan’s lengthy blockade. In Pakistan’s port city of Karachi, drivers and other workers put once-idle trucks in position to ship the supplies. Pakistan agreed to reopen the supply lines Tuesday after the United States said it is […]

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Pakistan to Reopen NATO Supply Lines

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Pakistan is reopening vital NATO supply routes into Afghanistan after closing them in response to a deadly U.S. airstrike last November. Clinton said she spoke to Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar by phone Tuesday and that they both acknowledged the mistakes made in the incident that killed […]

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Clinton: Pakistan to Reopen NATO Supply Lines

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Pakistan is reopening vital NATO supply routes into Afghanistan after closing them in response to a deadly a U.S. airstrike last November. Clinton said her Pakistani counterpart Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar also assured her by phone Tuesday that Islamabad will not charge any transit fee in the […]

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NATO Chief Hopes Pakistan Supply Route Will Reopen Soon

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he hopes supply routes through Pakistan into neighboring Afghanistan will be reopened soon. Rasmussen spoke Wednesday during a visit to Australia, days after a team of U.S. negotiators left Pakistan without a new transit deal. Pakistan closed the NATO supply lines in November after U.S. airstrikes mistakenly killed 24 […]

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French Defense Minister in Afghanistan After Troops Killed

Posted June 10th, 2012 at 5:00 pm (UTC-5)
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France’s Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived in Afghanistan Sunday, one day after a Taliban attack killed four French NATO troops and wounded five others. Details of Drian’s program in Afghanistan have not been released but he is expected to address French troops and meet Afghan government officials in Kabul. On Saturday, French troops responding […]

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5 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO says five of its service members died in two separate bomb blasts in eastern Afghanistan Saturday. In the first attack in Kapisa province, four French soldiers were killed and five other wounded, when a Taliban suicide bomber disguised as a woman walked up to them and blew himself up. The French government said three […]

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Taliban Target French Troops; Hollande Says Afghan Pullout to Proceed

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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France says it will stick to its plans to pull out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, despite a deadly bombing that killed four of its soldiers. French President Francois Hollande offered apologies to the families of the four dead men Saturday and said the planned withdrawal would go ahead as scheduled. He […]

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Disguised Afghan Bomber Kills 4 French Troops

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber disguised as a woman wearing a burqa blew himself up in a market in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, killing four French NATO service members and wounding five. A statement from the office of French President Francois Hollande says three of the wounded are in serious condition. President Hollande dispatched Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le […]

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NATO: 5 Troops Killed Saturday

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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France has confirmed that a suicide attack Saturday in eastern Afghanistan has killed four French NATO service members and wounded five. A statement from the office of French President Francois Hollande says three of the wounded are in serious condition. President Hollande dispatched Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to Afghanistan following the attack. Afghan officials […]

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NATO: 5 Troops Killed Saturday

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says five service members were killed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan. The international coalition says an insurgent attack killed four. Afghan officials say the incident happened in Kapisa province, which is mainly patrolled by French NATO troops. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. NATO says another service member was killed in a bomb […]

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