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Pakistan allows airlifting of equipment for Afghan troops

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 20:01

Pakistan Monday allowed military equipment to be airlifted from its airports for Afghan security forces, officials said.

US top general seeks Afghan troops deal by October

Last Updated: Monday, July 22, 2013, 23:51

America`s top general says he would like to see a security agreement with Afghanistan signed by October, which would give NATO enough time to prepare for a post-2014 military presence.

Karzai calls on Afghan troops to clean up own act

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 14:20

Afghan President Hamid Karzai is calling on his own security forces to clean up their act and end incidents of torture and abuse of the Afghan people.

Blast kills seven civilians in east Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013, 21:03

Afghan officials say an explosion killed seven civilians as they tried to pull bodies of insurgents killed from rubble of village mosque after a night raid by NATO and Afghan troops in country`s east.

Pak accuse Afghan troops of crossing into country

Last Updated: Monday, July 02, 2012, 23:56

The Afghan soldiers, who were reportedly pursuing Taliban fighters, crossed into the Kurram region in Pakistan.

Neil Armstrong rallies Afghan troops

Last Updated: Thursday, August 18, 2011, 13:28

The 81-year-old American met Afghan officers in training at Camp Eggers in Kabul.

Spain: Troops to start Afghan withdrawal in 2012

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011, 22:29

Spain`s Prime Minister says the country will start withdrawing some of its 1,500 troops from Afghanistan next year and complete the pullout in 2014.

Afghan pullback: Forces chief Mullen smells risk

Last Updated: Friday, June 24, 2011, 00:36

Mike Mullen was blunt in testifying about the risks and potential rewards of Obama`s decision.

US weighs timeline on Afghan surge pullout: Gates

Last Updated: Monday, June 06, 2011, 23:07

Gates indicated for the first time that President Barack Obama may lay out a long-term plan for US troop levels over the next few years.

US may pull out 30,000 Afghan surge force

Last Updated: Sunday, June 05, 2011, 19:03

Gates said there were "two intermediate numbers that need to be resolved".

US to begin withdrawal of troops from Afghan in 2011

Last Updated: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 18:06

The US would begin a "responsible, conditions-based" withdrawal of troops from Afghan in July 2011, US Prez`s Af-Pak review said.

‘The Battle For Kandahar’ begins

Last Updated: Monday, September 27, 2010, 13:45

The operation is crucial to US strategy to turn around nine-year war against Taliban.