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Afghan gunmen attack NATO air base in east

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 01:50

An Afghan provincial government spokesman says gunmen have attacked a NATO air base on the outskirts of the eastern city of Jalalabad, where the US has forces stationed.

Three NATO soldiers die in Afghan explosion

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 02:42

Three NATO soldiers were killed along with their canine Friday in an explosion in Afghanistan, the coalition forces said.

Russian troops near Ukraine aimed at reinforcing border: Kremlin

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 15:36

The build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine is meant to reinforce the border and was ordered weeks ago, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday after NATO reported the deployment.

NATO reports new Russian troop build-up near Ukraine

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 02:13

NATO today reported another build-up of Russian forces near Ukraine as its new president put in place key pieces of his pro-Western government and embraced an EU trade pact that has been bitterly fought by the Kremlin.

Taliban strike NATO trucks in east Afghanistan

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 12:56

Afghan officials say three Taliban suicide bombers targeted NATO fuel trucks at the border with Pakistan, setting off a gun-battle with police guards.

Taliban attack NATO supplies in Afghan east, destroy dozens of trucks

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 12:56

Four Taliban militants struck a NATO post in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Thursday, destroying dozens of trucks and sparking a gun battle with polices, Afghan officials said.

NATO calls for release of Turkish hostages in Iraq

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 17:05

Visiting NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday called for immediate release of the 80 Turkish hostages abducted from northern Iraq.

NATO says not to blame for planes vanishing from radar

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 11:46

NATO said on Sunday it was not to blame for recent incidents in which dozens of aircraft briefly vanished from air traffic control radar screens in Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Renegade general launches offensive in east Libya, up to 12 killed

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 11:43

A renegade Libyan general launched a fresh offensive on Sunday against Islamist militants in the eastern city of Benghazi, sparking some of the worst fighting in weeks, with up to 12 people killed and power supplies disrupted.

NATO chief to visit Turkey amidst Iraq crisis

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 09:49

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen will visit Turkey for talks over dozens of Turkish nationals taken as hostages in Iraq, said the foreign ministry, media reported Monday.

Andrej Kiska inaugurated as Slovakia`s president

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 22:24

Political newcomer Andrej Kiska was inaugurated as Slovakia`s new president, vowing continued cooperation with the European Union and NATO amid concerns about security in neighbouring Ukraine.

NATO concerned over eastern Ukraine situation

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 10:40

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen expressed concern over the "possible escalation" of the crisis in eastern Ukraine, media reported Saturday.