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Pakistan signals end to blockade of NATO supplies

Pakistan signals end to blockade of NATO supplies

Top Pakistani leaders will on Tuesday discuss ending a blockade of foreign military supply routes into Afghanistan and repairing US relations, signalling a rapprochement ahead of a NATO summit. Islamabad shut its Afghan border to NATO supplies after US air […]


NATO a step closer to getting out of Afghan war

NATO a step closer to getting out of Afghan war

NATO took a step closer to getting out of the Afghan war on Sunday as the Kabul government announced local forces would take over control of security in a large new slice of the country. In the third phase of […]


US, Pakistan, Afghan military hold border talks

US, Pakistan, Afghan military hold border talks

The commander of NATO-led forces in Afghanistan met Pakistan and Afghanistan army chiefs on Sunday for talks on border security, almost six months after US airstrikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers. The November 26 airstrikes along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border provoked a […]


Obama, NATO chief agree Afghan focus for summit

Obama, NATO chief agree Afghan focus for summit

US President Barack Obama met with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen ahead of the upcoming NATO summit to agree to focus on the Afghan conflict at the meeting, the White House said. At an Oval Office meeting, Obama and Rasmussem […]


Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

Indian Minister Seeks Hike In Defence Outlay to Counter Twin Threats

India is looking to crank up its defence budget to counter the deepening military nexus between China and Pakistan, which could even extend to it being confronted with a two-front war in a worst-case scenario. Defence minister A K Antony […]


China prepared for escalation of Philippine standoff

China prepared for escalation of Philippine standoff

Chinese vice foreign minister Fu Ying said Beijing was fully ready for an escalation of a drawn-out maritime standoff with the Philippines, as a tense row over a disputed shoal continues. “The Chinese side has… made all preparations to respond […]


Australia hits back at defence cuts criticism

Australia hits back at defence cuts criticism

Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith was Friday forced to defend deep spending cuts after the announcement was called the worst day for national security since the Vietnam war ended in 1975. Smith on Thursday announced a delay in the order […]


Obama in Afghanistan: ‘Time of war’ is ending

Obama in Afghanistan: ‘Time of war’ is ending

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday a “time of war” was ending in a moment of US renewal, after slipping into Afghanistan on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death. In a highly political election-year address from outside Kabul, Obama […]


Sudan declares state of emergency on South border

Sudan declares state of emergency on South border

Sudan declared a state of emergency along its border with South Sudan on Sunday after month-long border clashes, as four foreigners allegedly arrested in the Heglig oil region remained in custody. President Omar al-Bashir issued a resolution declaring the emergency […]


 
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