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NATO: 5 Troops Killed Saturday

Posted June 9th, 2012 at 4:05 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 and a bomb blast killed one. NATO did not provide any other details.

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2 NATO Soldiers, 3 Kosovo Serbs Wounded in Clashes

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Two NATO soldiers and at least three Kosovo Serb civilians have been wounded in clashes between troops and a crowd trying to prevent the soldiers from removing barricades in tense northern Kosovo. The clashes took place Friday in a Serb-dominated area near the town of Zvecan. Witnesses say NATO-led troops in armored personnel carriers tried […]

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8 Afghan Civilians Killed in Airstrike

Posted May 27th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in eastern Afghanistan say a NATO air strike has killed a family of eight. A provincial government spokesman says a man, his wife, and six children were killed Saturday night in a coalition airstrike in the Gerda Serai district of Paktia province. NATO says it is aware of reports of the incident and is […]

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Obama: NATO United in Afghanistan Plan

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says NATO members are unified behind a plan to wind down the war in Afghanistan and have the country take command of its security by 2014. Wrapping up a two-day summit Monday in Chicago, Mr. Obama said the meeting closed with a clear road map for the alliance’s role in Afghanistan. […]

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NATO Leaders Solidify Plans for Afghan Transition

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO leaders, attending a two-day summit in Chicago, have solidified plans for the “irreversible transition” in Afghanistan. The final summit declaration issued Monday calls for the international community to commit to the long-term sustainment of Afghan security forces, saying funding will be guided by principles including transparency, accountability, and measures against corruption. The document ratifies […]

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NATO Leaders Solidify Plans for Afghan Transition

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO leaders, attending a two-day summit in Chicago, have solidified plans for the “irreversible transition” in Afghanistan. The final summit declaration issued Monday calls for the international community to commit to the long-term sustainment of Afghan security forces, saying funding will be guided by principles including transparency, accountability, and measures against corruption. The document ratifies […]

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Obama: NATO’s Future Role in Afghanistan Is Clear

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the Chicago NATO summit closes with a clear road map for the alliance’s role in Afghanistan. Wrapping up the two-day summit Monday, Mr. Obama said NATO members are unified behind a plan to wind down the war so the Afghan government can take the full lead for its own security […]

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Obama: NATO Has a Road Map for Afghanistan

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the Chicago NATO summit closes with a clear roadmap for the alliance’s role in Afghanistan. Wrapping up the two-day summit Monday, Mr. Obama said NATO members are unified behind a plan to wind down the war so the Afghan government can take the full lead for its own security by […]

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Smaller Protests on Last Day of Summit

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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On the last day of the NATO summit in Chicago, protesters held more demonstrations a day after clashing with authorities. A VOA reporter at the scene estimated about 120 demonstrated Monday at the headquarters of aerospace giant Boeing, much smaller than the weekend protest that brought thousands into the streets. At least 45 protesters were […]

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NATO Leaders Focus on Afghanistan Transition Plan

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama expressed confidence in Afghanistan’s ability to take “full lead” for its security by 2014, as NATO leaders met for the second and final day of the alliance’s summit in Chicago. The president said the transition is “well underway.” But vowed that the international community would not abandon Afghanistan as it seeks […]

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