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Afghan presidential hopeful vows to sign US troops pact

Afghan presidential hopeful Ashraf Ghani vowed today to sign a security pact with the United States within a week if he wins an upcoming run-off election.

US warns support for Afghanistan at risk if BSA pact delayed

Frustration is mounting in Washington, and among NATO allies, over Karzai`s refusal to sign a bilateral security agreement (BSA), intended to shape the US military presence in the country beyond 2014.

US, Afghanistan agree security pact ahead of key meeting

The United States and Afghanistan have agreed a final version of a crucial security pact outlining where and how many US troops can remain in Afghanistan after most foreign forces leave the country next year, an Afghan official said on Tuesday.

US, Afghans agree on most of bilateral security pact

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai have reached preliminary agreement on a bilateral security pact that now depends on the approval of Afghanistan`s tribal leaders.

India, Germany sign social security pact

This agreement subsumes the earlier Indo-German agreement
on Social Security signed in October 2008.

US-Japan security pact turns 50

Uncertainty over Marine base and other issues strain 50-year-old US-Japan security pact.

US, Japan mark 50 years since security pact signed

Japan and the US marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of their security pact.