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    Campbell, Raheel meet on border security

    KABUL (Pajhwok): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander General John Campbell met Pakistan army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif in the garrison town of Rawalpindi on Monday.


    NATO-led ISAF leadership changes hands

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Leadership of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) changed hands at a well-attended ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday.


    NATO to pull out if new agreement not signed

    KABUL (Pajhwok): The NATO secretary-general warned on Monday the alliance would have to take a decision on a total withdrawal from Afghanistan if the new president did not sign an agreement on foreign forces’ continued presence.


    Rasmussen, Ahmadi discuss security pacts

    KABUL (Pajhwok): Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ershad Ahmadi has briefed NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on the electoral process and preparations for power transfer, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said on Friday.


    Dunford to receive top military award

    WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): General Joseph Dunford, commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, would receive the Distinguished Military Leadership award from the prestigious Atlantic Council this week, along with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.


    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.