The warning couldn’t have been clearer. Libya’s water supply network, a multi-billion dollar project that pipes clean water from underground reserves in the south to some 4.5 million residents along the coast, is at risk
Pakistan Blocks NATO Supplies to Afghanistan Officials Told to Stop Vital NATO Traffic at Key Border Crossing after NATO Copter Allegedly Kills Pakistani Troops, Again The Pakistani government ordered security forces to block oil tankers and trucks carrying NATO supplies into Afghanistan at a crucial border crossing Thursday, officials tell CBS News. All NATO traffic […]
Defense Secretary Robert Gates is leaning toward the view that a significant number of additional combat forces will be needed for the war in Afghanistan, sources tell CNN. Gates is inclined to back Gen
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Civilians, including women and children, were killed in an airstrike by coalition troops in southern Afghanistan, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said Thursday.
Afghan journalists on Thursday condemned the actions of a NATO commando unit that left the body of a local reporter behind during a deadly operation aimed at rescuing his British counterpart. Taliban militants kidnapped Sultan Munadi and New York Times reporter Stephen Farrell last week.
A New York Times reporter who was kidnapped last week was freed by commandos Wednesday.
Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S.
The German chancellor on Sunday called for a quick and thorough investigation into a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan that killed at least 90 people. The German commander in the area called in the airstrike Friday in the northern Kunduz province.
Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission sought to reassure voters Saturday that it was impartially tallying the results of the August presidential election.