Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 13:31
Germany will keep around 800 troops in Afghanistan for a "non-combat mission" when it winds up its 13-year long military operation in the war-torn country at the end of next year.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 05, 2012, 00:23
Afghanistan and NATO have agreed to develop a plan for a new international peacekeeping mission in the country after 2014.
Last Updated: Monday, November 21, 2011, 09:14
Australia has 1,550 troops in Afghanistan, the largest force provided by any country outside NATO.
Last Updated: Friday, June 03, 2011, 21:21
The US military mission in Afghanistan remains unchanged by the death of Osama bin Laden.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2011, 15:00
PM Julia Gillard has reaffirmed Australia`s commitment to stay and follow the mission in Afghanistan, as news of another soldier losing his life in the war came in.
Last Updated: Friday, January 28, 2011, 21:11
Lawmakers approved a 12-month extension of Germany`s unpopular Afghanistan mission,
but with the proviso for the first time that troops start
coming home from the end of 2011 -- if security allows.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 13, 2010, 12:49
The report supports US` investment in a long-term partnership with Pakistan.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 21:46
France`s flagship and only aircraft carrier was to set sail on a four-month mission to fight piracy and terrorism in the Indian Ocean and support NATO troops in Afghanistan.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 01, 2010, 21:31
US General Petraeus, the new Afghan war commander, pledged to spare civilian lives in Afghanistan.
Last Updated: Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 15:16
Oz PM says sending troops to Afghanistan remained an important mission for civilised nations.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 27, 2010, 15:18
The UN said on Tuesday it had temporarily withdrawn foreign staff and shut its mission in Kandahar, the Afghan city where security has deteriorated ahead of a major military offensive.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 30, 2010, 11:10
Canada reiterates it would end its military mission in Afghanistan by 2011, however they are considering US Secy of State Hillary`s advice of switching to a training role.
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