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Weird rock ‘ice-shelf’ floating in Pacific


August 12th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A gigantic cluster of floating volcanic rocks, made up of lightweight pumice expelled from an underwater volcano and spread over 26,000 sq km, has been spotted ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Indonesian Air Force plane crash (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 35 injured Thursday when an Indonesian Air Force Fokker F27 transport aircraft crashed into a residential area while approaching ... Read more...

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Three dead in Indonesian Air Force plane crash


June 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian Air Force Fokker 27 plane crashed at the air force compound in Jakarta Thursday, killing at least three people on board, including the pilot ... Read more...

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Hillary meets trafficking victims, visits Victorial Memorial (Roundup)


May 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday spent the first day of her two-day trip to Kolkata, a city she returned to after about 15 ... Read more...

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Two die in fire at Brazil’s Antarctic base


February 26th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Brazilian navy personnel were killed and one injured in a fire that broke out at the country's Antarctic research base Saturday, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Brazil Antarctic base fire kills two


February 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Brazilian navy personnel were killed in a fire at the country's Antarctic research base Saturday.The fire first broke out in a room housing ... Read more...

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Woman pilot hurt in Pakistan Air Force plane crash (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) A woman pilot and her flight coordinator were injured when a Pakistan Air Force training aircraft crashed Wednesday in Punjab province, a media report said.The small ... Read more...

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Two die as planes collide in Argentina


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 22 (IANS/EFE) Two people were killed Monday when their small aircraft collided with an Argentine air force plane over the city of Mercedes, a military spokesperson said. ... Read more...

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Italian military plane crashes in Dubai


November 18th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) An Italian military aircraft that participated in an airshow here crashed into the sea off Dubai Friday morning, but no casualties were reported.The accident occurred about ... Read more...

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Pakistan scrambled jet to intercept Indian chopper


October 24th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan had scrambled a fighter jet after an Indian helicopter flew into its territory and the chopper was warned that it would be fired at if ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan Air Force plane crash


October 19th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) An officer was killed Wednesday when a trainer plane of the Pakistan Air Force crashed in Balochistan province, a media report said.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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Air Force jet crashes in southwest Angola, killing 1


September 17th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
LUBANGO (BNO NEWS) -- A pilot was killed on Thursday when his fighter jet crashed in southwestern Angola, state-run media reported on Friday. It is the second plane crash in the country ... Read more...

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21 dead in Chile plane crash


September 4th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 4 (IANS) Twenty-one people onboard a Chilean air force plane were killed when their aircraft crashed into the Pacific Ocean, Xinhua reported.The plane was flying to a small ... Read more...

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Fighter plane crashes in Pakistan, one killed


August 15th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) One civilian was killed and two pilots, including a woman pilot, were injured when a Pakistan Air Force plane crashed Monday, media reports said.An air force ... Read more...

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Eight die in Brazil plane crash


August 3rd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) A Brazilian Air Force plane crashed in the country's southern state Santa Catarina, killing all eight passengers aboard, the Brazilian military said.The plane took ... Read more...

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Five dead in Brazil air force plane crash


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 3 (IANS) A Brazilian Air Force plane crashed in the country's southern region, killing at least five people on board, Xinhua reported.The plane - a C-98A ... Read more...

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Pakistan foreign minister leaves for Ajmer


July 28th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar arrived at the Jaipur International Airport from Delhi Thursday and after a brief halt due to bad weather proceeded to ... Read more...

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Chavez recovering well, says Venezuelan official


June 27th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, June 27 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan presidency's chief of staff, Erika Farias, has said that President Hugo Chavez, convalescing from surgery in Havana since June 10, is recovering in good ... Read more...

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Canada leader calls William-Kate ‘parasites’


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A Canadian politician has termed Prince William and his wife Catherine "parasites", just ahead of the royal couple's trip to the North American country, a ... Read more...

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Six killed after plane carrying UN staff members crashes in Bolivia


May 8th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Six people were killed on Thursday when a Bolivian Air Force plane carrying United Nations staff members crashed northeast of the capital of La Paz, the UN ... Read more...

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UN officials on missing plane found alive in Bolivia


May 7th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, May 7 (IANS) Four UN officials and two crew members on board a Bolivian Air Force plane that was reported missing Thursday have been found alive and in ... Read more...

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Davis’s release a national tragedy: PML-N


March 18th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has said the release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis was a "national tragedy"."The bargaining conducted by the federal government will ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest against Davis’ release (Second Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Street protests erupted in Pakistan for a second day Thursday against the release of American Raymond Davis, whose arrest after he shot dead two Pakistani men ... Read more...

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ISI-CIA deal clinched Davis release, US denies paying blood money (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 17 (IANS) The release of Raymond Davis, an American who killed two men in Lahore, was based on a clandestine deal struck between Pakistan's spy agency ISI ... Read more...

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Davis’s release challenged in Pakistan court


March 17th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A petition was filed in a Pakistan court Thursday challenging the release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who was let off Wednesday after paying compensation ... Read more...

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Davis’s release based on ISI-CIA secret deal: Report


March 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) The release of American security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, is understood to have been based on a clandestine deal between ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis released by Pakistani court (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday acquitted CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, after payment of blood money as compensation to relatives of the ... Read more...

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Two killed in Bangladesh air force crash


December 20th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 20 (IANS) A Bangladesh Air Force plane crashed during a training flight Monday killing both pilots on board, authorities said. The small trainer PT-6 aircraft crashed into a tree and ... Read more...

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Five soldiers die in Mexico plane crash


November 25th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Nov 25 (IANS/EFE) Five soldiers died Wednesday when the Mexican air force plane they were travelling in crashed at the Monterrey airport, a spokesman for the National Security Council said.Alejandro ... Read more...

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New Zealand plane makes Antarctic rescue mission


September 14th, 2010 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 14 (DPA) A Royal New Zealand Air Force plane left Christchurch Tuesday on a rescue mission to evacuate a seriously ill American man from the US' Antarctic research base at ... Read more...

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Pakistan to airlift students from Kyrgyzstan


June 14th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A Pakistani aircraft would leave Monday on a rescue mission in violence-hit Kyrgyzstan after two of its students were killed there. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Monday confirmed ... Read more...

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US jet shatters hypersonic flight record


May 28th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A US Air force plane, the X-51A Waverider, created history, when it accelerated six times the speed of sound in 3 minutes, during an ... Read more...

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U.S. Air Force tilt-rotor aircraft crashes in southeastern Afghanistan


April 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- At least four Americans were killed when a U.S. Air Force plane crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on late Thursday, NATO said. Many more were believed to have been ... Read more...

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Ensure security to Indians, PM to Karzai as bodies arrive (Roundup)


February 27th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India Saturday asked Afghanistan to "ensure full security" to Indians working in that country even as the bodies of six Indians, including two major-rank army officers, ... Read more...

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Bodies of six Indians killed in Kabul brought back (Second lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A special India Air Force plane carrying the bodies of six Indians killed in the Kabul terror attack arrived Saturday evening here, where President Pratibha Patil ... Read more...

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