|NATO to name top civilian boss for Afghanistan|
Wednesday, 01.27.2010, 02:36am
BRUSSELS – NATO officials say the alliance has picked Britain's ambassador to Kabul to be its new civilian representative in Afghanistan.
|New tension flares between US, Afghan leader|
Wednesday, 01.27.2010, 12:19am
ISTANBUL (AFP) – Afghan President Hamid Karzai hit back Tuesday at stinging criticism by the US ambassador, raising new questions about ties between the two nations days ahead of a key conference in London.
|Taliban Urged to ‘Reintegrate’ With $500 Million, Merkel Says|
Wednesday, 01.27.2010, 12:00am
By Tony Czuczka
Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Governments seeking to stabilize Afghanistan are planning a $500 million program to lure Taliban fighters back into civilian society, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
|No more French combat troops for Afghanistan: Sarkozy|
Tuesday, 01.26.2010, 07:35pm
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said France will send no more combat troops to Afghanistan, in an interview on Monday three days before an international conference on stabilising the country.
|Merkel Says Germany to Add 500 Troops in Afghanistan|
Tuesday, 01.26.2010, 07:34pm
By Tony Czuczka
Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel said she will send 500 additional German troops to Afghanistan, bowing to U.S. pressure to widen a mission that most Germans reject
|Miliband to raise Dostum appointment with Afghan leader|
Tuesday, 01.26.2010, 07:33pm
BRUSSELS (AFP) – Foreign Secretary David Miliband said he would raise with President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday the Afghan leader's decision to name militia leader Abdul Rashid Dostum his chief of army staff.