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    ISAF is NATO's special force for Afghanistan, including NATO and non-NATO countries.

    German defence minister arrives in Balkh

    KABUL (PAN): The new German defence minister flew into the ancient city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Sunday morning to meet troops from her country in northern Afghanistan.

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    Truckers asked not to carry ISAF supplies

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistani transporters have announced International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) supplies will not be trucked to Afghanistan as long as an ongoing by the ruling party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province continues.


    Australians troops to exit Uruzgan by Christmas

    KABUL (PAN): Australia's military involvement in the Afghanistan conflict will end by Christmas with the pullout of most of its 1500 soldiers from the war-torn country, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.


    KP govt warns of halting NATO supplies

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak has warned his government would block supplies to Afghanistan-based NATO troops if the US does not halt drone strikes in Pakistan.

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    British troops assist ANA offensive in Sangin

    KABUL (PAN): Scores of British troops assisted Afghan security forces in conducting an anti-Taliban operation in the Sangin district of southern Helmand province, a media report said on Sunday.

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    ISAF warplanes stray into Pakistan

    KABUL (PAN): Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) aircraft violated Pakistan's airspace, infiltrating several kilometers into the neighbouring country, media reported on Thursday.

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    ISAF loses soldier to direct fire assault

    KABUL (PAN): A foreign soldier was killed in a direct fire attack in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.

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    3 NATO supply containers set alight in Quetta

    KABUL (PAN): Suspected insurgents on Monday set alight three International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) supply containers in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province.

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    ISAF supply tanker set alight, driver injured

    KABUL (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) supply tanker has been torched and its driver wounded in a militant attack in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, a media report said on Saturday.


    Congress to vote on visa plan for Afghan interpreters

    KABUL (PAN): American legislators are all poised to vote on a visa programme for thousands of Afghan interpreters who risk their lives working with US troops in the war-torn country, a media report said on Thursday.