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US shuts Afghan transit base in Kyrgyzstan

The United States on Tuesday shut its airforce base in Kyrgyzstan that had been the main transit point for military personnel and cargo headed to Afghanistan for 12 years.

US shuts Afghan transit base in Kyrgyzstan
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Kazakhstan approves new geological exploration program

Kazakhstan's geological exploration will focus on precious metals, especially gold, rare earth metals and copper.

Kazakhstan approves new geological exploration program
Tokyo dismisses fresh setback in bid to relocate US air base
Tokyo dismisses fresh setback in bid to relocate US air base

Japan said Monday it was sticking with plans to relocate a controversial US military base in Okinawa, despite the election of a local politician strongly opposed to the move.

Tokyo dismisses fresh setback in bid to relocate US air base
Talks about Manas base relocation premature: US embassy in Kazakhstan
Talks about Manas base relocation premature: US embassy in Kazakhstan

The U.S. consider it premature to discuss relocation of Manas air base from Kyrgyzstan to some other Central Asian country.

Talks about Manas base relocation premature: US embassy in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry denies discussing relocation of Manas air base
Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry denies discussing relocation of Manas air base

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry dismissed the rumors of alleged relocation of the American military air base Manas from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry denies discussing relocation of Manas air base
US may relocate air base from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan
US may relocate air base from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan

The US military command may relocate Manas military air base from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan.

US may relocate air base from Kyrgyzstan to Kazakhstan
Manila offers US its military bases in case of N.Korea war
Manila offers US its military bases in case of N.Korea war

The US would be allowed to station forces at military bases in the Philippines if it went to war with North Korea, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said Saturday citing a treaty between the allies.

Manila offers US its military bases in case of N.Korea war
Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III , commander of the US Pacific Command. ©REUTERS
No new bases in Asia: US commander

The United States' pivot to Asia will not mean any new bases in the region, but existing alliances will be strengthened and modernised.

No new bases in Asia: US commander
Three Afghans killed in suicide attack on US base
Three Afghans killed in suicide attack on US base

A suicide car bombing hit a US-run base in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, killing at least three Afghans and wounding seven others.

Three Afghans killed in suicide attack on US base
Libya militia crackdown spreads to Tripoli
Libya militia crackdown spreads to Tripoli

A Libyan crackdown on lawless militias spread to the capital on Sunday after armed groups that have not been integrated into state institutions were ordered to disband and evacuate their bases.

Libya militia crackdown spreads to Tripoli
Nidal Hasan, charged with killing 13 people and wounding 31. ©REUTERS
US army judge declines Fort Hood shooter's guilty plea

A US soldier accused of killing 13 people at a Texas army base on Wednesday tried to plead guilty, but the judge refused to accept it and the trial was unexpectedly adjourned until next week.

US army judge declines Fort Hood shooter's guilty plea
Vietnam, US begin historic Agent Orange cleanup
Vietnam, US begin historic Agent Orange cleanup

From deformed infants to grandparents with cancer, families near Vietnam's Danang Airbase have long blamed the toxic legacy of war for their ills.

Vietnam, US begin historic Agent Orange cleanup
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Desert Eagle-2011 military training started in Almaty Oblast

More than 1400 military men from Kazakhstan, the United States, Great Britain, Lithuania and Kyrgyzstan are taking part in the event.

Desert Eagle-2011 military training started in Almaty Oblast

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