The NATO said in a statement that allied pilots initially thought that they were firing at a group of Taliban rebels.
Lufthansa, Europe’s largest airline in terms of passenger volume, is expected to lose at least $ 34 million a day throughout the duration of the strike that ends midnight of Thursday.
Strong winds and rains battered the island on Saturday, causing muddy water to flow down narrow channels and onto the streets.
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen had requested the Netherlands to extend the tour of duty of its about 2,000 military personnel in Afghanistan beyond an August deadline, a plan opposed by the Labor Party.
The famous King Tutankhamun, more popularly known as King Tut of ancient Egypt, probably died of malaria among other contributing factors.
Reports said Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who ranks second to Mullah Muhammad Omar, was arrested in a secret operation several days ago.
Dmitry Medvedev, president of Russia has invited Viktor Yanukovich, president-elect of Ukraine to visit Moscow aiming for renewed ties with Kiev.
Twelve Afghan civilians were killed Sunday when two NATO rockets aimed at Taliban insurgents missed their target.
The President of Palestine has suspended his Chief of Staff after allegations that he was involved in soliciting sex from a female job applicant.
An appellate court in Iraq has ruled that candidates who have alleged ties with the Baath Party of former leader Saddam Hussein will not be allowed to run in the national elections slated March 7.