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    NATO to Islamabad: Keep transit lines open

    KABUL (PAN): The NATO secretary-general on Monday called for Pakistan to keep open supply lines to international forces stationed in Afghanistan.


    Imran to block ISAF supplies after Nov. 20

    ISLAMABAD (PAN): Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan on Monday threatened to choke NATO supply lines in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province after assessing the government’s reaction to US drone strikes on November 20.


    NATO shrinks scope of future Afghan mission

    KABUL (PAN): NATO is planning a modest post-war mission in Afghanistan, with fewer combat trainers and more military managers to ensure that billions of dollars in security aid are not wasted, a media report said on Monday.


    NATO welcomes voter registration for polls

    KABUL (PAN): NATO on Monday welcomed the ongoing process of registration for the 2014 presidential and provincial council elections, promising support in this regard.

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    ISAF soldier succumbs to injury

    KABUL (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) soldier died as a result of a non-battle-related injury in eastern Afghanistan on Friday.


    NATO ministers to discuss new Afghan mission

    BRUSSELS (PAN): Defence Ministers from NATO countries are all set to begin their two-day meeting here on Tuesday, with the mission in Afghanistan and cyber defence on the agenda, officials said.


    NATO summit on Afghan pullout in 2014

    WASHINGTON (PAN): Satisfied with the progress being made by Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), US President Barack Obama and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Friday agreed the milestone of ANSF transitioning into the security lead was within sight.

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    NATO soldier succumbs to injuries in south

    KABUL (PAN): A NATO soldier on Tuesday succumbed to the injuries he sustained in an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.


    Rasmussen spurns Karzai remarks as ridiculous

    KABUL (PAN): The NATO secretary-general on Monday hit back at President Hamid Karzai for his remarks that the US and the alliance were colluding with the Taliban to pave the way for foreign soldiers’ stay in the war-weary country.