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Time is not on our side in Libya

Simmering tensions could see the country partitioned between east and west

Raila Odinga: The US and Europe cannot abandon their leadership roles

Today, the whole world stands where Europe was in 1945. Europe recovered then thanks to massive international assistance. That same attitude of cooperation and solidarity is needed now more than ever

UK prepares to pull 1 500 troops out of Afghanistan in 2013

The UK is preparing to pull 1 500 troops out of Afghanistan next year before rapidly accelerating its withdrawal at the beginning of 2014.

US report claims Taliban ready to retake Afghanistan

The US says the Taliban are set to retake control of Afghanistan when Nato withdraws, raising fears of a failure of Western policy after a costly war.

Nato’s training mission in Iraq is over

Nato has ended its training mission in Iraq. Hopes for an extension deal collapsed as Baghdad refused to grant the troops immunity from prosecution.

Nato to halt Iraq training programme at year-end

Nato will end its seven-year troop training mission in Iraq at the end of December -- coinciding with the withdrawal of US troops from the country.

Pakistan threatens to pull the plug on war on terror

Pakistan has warned it could end its support for the US-led war on terror if its sovereignty is violated again after a Nato attack that saw 24 dead.

Nato: We did not leave migrants to die

Nato has denied a report that one of its aircraft carriers left 61 migrants to die in the sea after they fled the conflict in Libya.

Nato ministers meet on Libya as air strikes intensify

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation foreign ministers gathered on Thursday in Berlin amid calls for increased air strikes on Muammar Gaddafi's forces.

In Libya clashes, rebels lose ground; UN gains access

Libyan rebels ceded ground to Muammar Gaddafi's advancing forces on Monday as the US came under increasing pressure to arm the opposition.

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