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Egypt protests: Tension rises as air force jets, helicopter buzz Cairo square


January 30th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo (Egypt), Jan 30(ANI): Tension is mounting in the Egyptian capital Cairo after the military staged an apparent show of strength during a sixth day of anti-government protests.According to the BBC, two ... Read more...

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Airspace over Mumbai to be shut for Obama


November 4th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The airspace over Mumbai will be closed before US President Barack Obama's lands here Saturday.Sources in the Airport Authority Of India (AAI) said that under the ... Read more...

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10 militants killed in Pakistan


June 14th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) At least 10 militants were killed and six wounded Monday in Pakistan's restive tribal region as government forces attacked militants' hideouts, official sources said. Pakistani air force jets ... Read more...

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Militants kill nine Pak troops as intense clashes continue in FATA


May 11th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): At least nine Pakistan army soldiers were butchered by militants as severe clashes between the troops and militants continued in the country's Federally Administered Tribal Areas' (FATA) ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill over 43 Taliban in separate clashes in FATA


May 10th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 10 (ANI): Over 43 extremists have been killed in separate operations conducted by Pakistan security forces across the Federally Administered Tribal Areas over the last 24 hours.Ground troops assisted ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 12 at Pakistan police offices (Second Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (DPA) A suicide car bomber struck a police compound in Pakistan's northwestern district of Lower Dir Friday, killing at least 12 people, including three policemen, officials said. About 30 ... Read more...

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Saudi fighter jets resume pounding Yemen rebels


November 7th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Nov 6 (DPA) Saudi air force jets resumed shelling positions of Shia rebels on the country's southwestern border with Yemen for the third day Friday, the rebel group said in ... Read more...

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`Taliban planned to take over Buner after faking withdrawal’


April 29th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) The Taliban had hatched a plan to take over Pakistan's Buner district after faking a withdrawal, intelligence agencies learnt after intercepting a telephone conversation between Swat Taliban ... Read more...

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‘High-profile LTTE hideout’ bombed: Sri Lanka


February 6th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 6 (IANS) Sri Lankan Air Force jets Friday bombed "a high-profile LTTE hideout" in northeastern Mullaitivu district where Tamil Tigers have been cornered by the advancing troops, the defence ministry ... Read more...

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After UK, UFOs hover over Germany


January 30th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): After a number of reported alien sightings in the UK, a case in Germany has emerged, in which fighter pilots were scrambled in a UFO drama over ... Read more...

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Senior LTTE leader badly injured in Mullaitivu


January 29th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 29 (IANS) A senior leader of the Tamil Tigers has been seriously injured in an attack by advancing government troops, a pro-rebel website said Thursday."A senior leader and special member ... Read more...

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26 January, The Republic Day of India


January 27th, 2009 - 3:10 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
26th January plays a major role in the Indian history where this day is he constitution of India came into force and India became a truly sovereign state. Although India got its ... Read more...

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Jets pound LTTE camp in Mullaitivu: Sri Lanka


January 21st, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan Air Force jets Wednesday bombed "a transit camp" of Tamil Tigers in the northeastern Mullaitivu district, where ground troops were fighting fierce battles with the rebels ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran’’s extradition could be considered, says Lankan envoy


January 15th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan High Commissioner in India R Jaisinghe has said that India''s request for extradition of LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran to stand trial in the assassination ... Read more...

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Suicide blast outside Colombo leaves eight killed (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 28 (IANS) Seven security force personnel and a civilian were killed, while 17 others were injured in a suicide bomb explosion by suspected Tamil Tiger rebels on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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35 killed as troops battle militants in northwest Pakistan


December 23rd, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (DPA) Security forces battling an Islamist insurgency in Pakistan's troubled northwest killed 25 militants and lost two soldiers in fierce clashes that also left six civilians dead, media reports ... Read more...

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LTTE ’suicide boat’ recovered after fierce gun-battle: Lanka


December 14th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 14 (IANS) Sri Lankan ground troops operating in the coastal forest district of Mullaitivu fought fierce gunbattles with Tamil Tiger rebels and recovered a "suicide boat" during a subsequent search, ... Read more...

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No force can reverse our unparalleled military victories: Rajapaksa


December 14th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 14 (IANS) Vowing to press ahead with the ongoing military thrust against the Tamil Tiger rebels in the north, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that "no force can reverse the ... Read more...

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Pak Air Force says it turned back Indian jets flying over Kashmir, Lahore


December 14th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman said on Saturday that Indian Air Force jets had violated Pakistani airspace in the Kashmir and Lahore sectors, but were turned back ... Read more...

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Jets pounding LTTE battlefront fortifications: Sri Lanka (Lead)


December 13th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan Air Force jets Saturday carried out at least nine air raids "targeting LTTE battlefield fortifications" as ground troops advancing in several directions were locked in fierce ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Air Force bombs rebels’ communication facility


November 28th, 2008 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 28 (Xinhua) Sri Lankan Air Force jets Thursday evening bombed a communication facility of the Tamil Tiger rebels in the northern part of the country, the military said in a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka steps up air raids, LTTE reiterates truce offer(Lead)


November 9th, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
!-- Imagr --Colombo, Nov 9 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Air Force Sunday stepped up air raids targeting suspected Tamil Tiger positions in the north amid reports that the rebel outfit has ... Read more...

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Lankan jets repeatedly pound suspected LTTE target


October 15th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 15 (IANS) Sri Lankan Air Force jets Wednesday twice carried out air raids on a suspected "LTTE bunker construction site" in the north, where heavy fighting is raging between the ... Read more...

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Tamil Tigers’ intelligence chief’s hideout bombed: Sri Lanka (Lead)


October 4th, 2008 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 3 (IANS) Hunting for top Tamil Tiger leaders, Sri Lankan Air Force fighter jets carried out yet another air raid Friday, targeting "a secret passage" of the LTTE's intelligence wing ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan air force pounds rebel targets


September 17th, 2008 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 16 (Xinhua) Sri Lankan Air Force jets Tuesday carried out four air raids against Tamil Tiger rebels in the country's northern battle zones, an official said.Air Force spokesman Janaka Nanayakkara ... Read more...

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100 militants killed in Pakistan (Lead)


September 12th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistani security forces, backed by air power, have killed up to 100 militants in fierce clashes near the Afghan border, a media report said Friday."Eighty to 100 militants ... Read more...

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LTTE’s intelligence headquarters bombed: Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday said its air force fighter jets had bombed a suspected stronghold of the Tamil Tigers in the north, a day after the rebels denied the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Air Force jets bomb suspected LTTE targets


August 14th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 14 (IANS) Sri Lankan Air Force fighter jets Thursday bombed four suspected LTTE targets in the rebel-held Mullaitivu district where the advancing troops have been locked in heavy fighting with ... Read more...

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32 killed in Sri Lanka clashes: military


July 13th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 13 (IANS) At least 30 Tamil Tiger guerrillas and two soldiers have been killed and 33 wounded on both sides during clashes in the northern theatre of battle in Sri ... Read more...

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LTTE artillery gun positions, Sea Tiger base bombed: Sri Lanka


June 4th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 4 (IANS) Supersonic ground attack fighter jets of the Sri Lankan Air Force have bombed two artillery gun positions and a Sea Tiger base of the Tamil Tigers in the ... Read more...

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Lankan Tamil party leader concerned over night air raid


April 18th, 2008 - 1:08 am ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 17 (IANS) A pro-government Tamil moderate leader in Sri Lanka Thursday expressed his "grave concern" over the night air raid by Sri Lankan Air Force jets in the ... Read more...

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Turkish army launches ground incursion into Iraq


February 22nd, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ankara, Feb 22 (Xinhua) Turkish troops have launched a cross-border operation into northern Iraq in pursuit of militants of the banned Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish military said Friday. According to a ... Read more...

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LTTE supremo injured in air raid


December 20th, 2007 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Colombo,Dec 20(ANI): LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran has reportedly been injured in an aerial raid by Sri Lankan Air Force jets. Sri Lankan Defence Ministry sources claimed that Prabhakaran sustained injuries in air strikes ... Read more...

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