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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Afghan, foreign troops kill over 130 insurgents: Governor

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

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.

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

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

Foreign troop death toll hits 700 in Afghanistan

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

Afghan foreign troops death toll hits 500 for 2010

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

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

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

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.

Kyrgyzstan withdraws foreign troops demand

Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday withdrew a
demand for foreign peacekeepers to calm deadly ethnic unrest
in its south that created tens of thousands of refugees and
fears of a humanitarian catastrophe.

Yemen clerics urge jihad if foreign troops join Qaeda chase

Yemen`s council of clerics called
on Thursday for jihad if foreign troops join the war on Al-Qaeda in
the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country, as the government
vowed to eradicate the extremists.

Civilians killed by foreign troops: Afghan investigators

The head of a presidential delegation investigating the deaths of 10 people in a village in eastern Afghanistan said on Wednesday the team has concluded that civilians were killed in an attack by foreign troops last weekend.

Suicide bomber attacks military convoy near Kabul

The Taliban claimed responsibility for
a suicide bombing on Friday that wounded six people near the
Afghan capital, while Britain`s prime minister suggested 5,000
more NATO troops could be deployed to the troubled country.