Foreign troops

Iraq does not need foreign troops to fight Islamic State: PM Haider al-Abadi

Iraq does not need foreign troops to fight Islamic State: PM Haider al-Abadi

Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has said his country does not need foreign troops to fight IS militants, but welcomes support through weapons and training, the media reported on Wednesday.

Dec 02, 2015, 18:55 PM IST

Taliban vow to force foreign troops out of Afghanistan

The Taliban on Thursday said their forces were prepared to keep fighting until American troops pull out of Afghanistan, after US officials said they would extend their military presence in the country beyond 2016.

Oct 15, 2015, 23:21 PM IST

Ashraf Ghani hopes Afghanistan will never need foreign troops

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday voiced the hope his country would never again need foreign combat troops and said he wanted to "do business differently" with the international community.

Dec 05, 2014, 00:51 AM IST

Afghan senate approves foreign troops staying on

Afghanistan`s upper house of parliament on Thursday approved two agreements with the US and NATO allowing about 12,500 troops to remain in the country next year as concerns grow over the worsening insurgency.

Nov 27, 2014, 18:15 PM IST

Afghan lower house approves foreign troops staying on

 Afghanistan's lower house of parliament today approved agreements that will allow about 12,500 NATO-led troops to stay on next year as the national army and police struggle to hold back the Taliban.

Nov 23, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

NATO soldier dies in Kabul stabbing: Officials

A NATO soldier was stabbed to death on the streets of Kabul on Wednesday, officials said, in an unusual attack that highlighted hostility to foreign troops who are withdrawing from the country.

Aug 20, 2014, 18:53 PM IST

Central Africa death toll rises to 70 in four days

The death toll in the Central African Republic has risen to nearly 70 in just four days, a peacekeeping officer said today, following a surge of sectarian violence in the crisis-hit country.

Jun 24, 2014, 23:02 PM IST

Gunfire in CAR capital amid anti-government protests

Security forces fired warning shots as protesters in Bangui demanded the resignation of the interim government and the removal of foreign troops from Central African Republic on Friday, a military source said.

May 30, 2014, 12:47 PM IST

Taliban stoops to new low, deploys children as suicide bombers

In another attempt to create its terror on foreign troops and government forces in Afganistan, reports suggest that Taliban has started to exploit children to pose as suicide bombers.

Aug 24, 2013, 21:11 PM IST

US, Afghanistan sign deal allowing foreign troops post 2014

The United States and Afghanistan have signed an agreement allowing presence of foreign troops beyond the end of 2014.

Aug 12, 2013, 12:51 PM IST

Hagel`s Afghan trip marred by blasts, Karzai`s comments

Chuck Hagel`s first day in Afghanistan saw bombings in Kabul and in the eastern province of Khost that killed nineteen people on Saturday.

Mar 11, 2013, 09:19 AM IST

Two Afghan police killed in clash with foreign troops

Night raids are a major cause of friction between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his Western backers.

Nov 19, 2011, 12:50 PM IST

Afghan, foreign troops kill more than 60 insurgents: NATO force

The operation against the insurgents started on May 13 in Faryab province.

May 19, 2011, 16:13 PM IST

Afghan, foreign troops kill over 130 insurgents: Governor

A week-long offensive by forces has killed about 130 insurgents in Kunar.

Apr 07, 2011, 10:11 AM IST

Foreign troops blamed for Afghan civilian deaths

Afghan residents on Wednesday accused
US-led troops of killing three civilians in an overnight raid
in Afghanistan`s restive south, where the Taliban-led
insurgency is concentrated.

Jan 06, 2011, 00:48 AM IST

Pak `won`t accept any foreign troops’ on its soil

Pak notes that mandate of NATO, ISAF troops is "restricted to Afghanistan".

Dec 24, 2010, 10:01 AM IST

Foreign troop death toll hits 700 in Afghanistan

A total of 521 foreign troops were killed in Afghanistan in 2009.

Dec 19, 2010, 09:21 AM IST

Afghan foreign troops death toll hits 500 for 2010

There has been an increase in foreign military deaths, many of them American.

Sep 06, 2010, 14:48 PM IST

Foreign troop deaths in Afghan war top 2,000: Website

There are currently more than 140,000 US and NATO-led troops in Afghanistan.

Aug 16, 2010, 09:34 AM IST

June deadliest month for foreign troops in Afghan war

The deaths of another four NATO
troops in an accident in Afghanistan made June the deadliest
single month for US-led foreign forces in nearly nine years of
conflict, according to an tally on Thursday.

Jun 24, 2010, 19:09 PM IST