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Kyrgyz activists demand closure of US airbase


March 16th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, March 15 (IANS) Social activists in Kyrgyzstan plan to block the entrance to a US airbase next week in a bid to demand its early closure, a media report ... Read more...

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42 die in Indian quake, rains hamper relief work


September 19th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok/New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The death toll in an earthquake that ravaged Sikkim's border with Nepal rose to 42 Monday amid fears that the toll could go up ... 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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Autopsy confirms Chile’s Allende killed himself


July 20th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Examinations of the remains of Chilean President Salvador Allende confirm the head of state took his own life during the September 1973 coup that toppled his ... Read more...

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Colombian military kills about 60 alleged rebels


September 21st, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 21 (DPA) An airstrike on a rebel camp by the Colombian Air Force may have killed up to 60 people, Admiral Edgar Cely, commander of Colombia's military forces, said Monday, ... Read more...

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Five Air Force planes carrying rescue and relief material land in Leh


August 7th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Rescue and relief operations at Leh received a major boost today with arrival of five plane loads of men and material augmented by the Armed Forces.Two ... Read more...

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Toll in Philippine typhoon reaches 65


July 17th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 17 (DPA) The death toll from a deadly typhoon that pummelled the Philippines earlier in the week rose to 65 with dozens still missing, the government said Saturday. The National Disaster ... Read more...

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Three sacks with $1 mn seized in Colombia


April 19th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 19 (IANS/EFE) Colombian military stopped a ship on the high seas and found nearly $1 million in cash stuffed in three sacks, offcials have said. Cash amounting to $840,460, a GPS ... Read more...

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Second air disaster in Hyderabad in less than two years


March 3rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) The crash of a naval aircraft in a densely populated area near Begumpet Airport here Wednesday is the second such disaster in residential localities in less than ... Read more...

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Two air force planes film total solar eclipse


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 22 (IANS) An AN-32 transport aircraft and a Mirage-2000 trainer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday successfully chased the sun's shadow to film the total solar eclipse, the longest ... Read more...

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US aircraft violates Indian airspace


June 20th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June 20(ANI): A military cargo aircraft belonging to US carrying six persons and two crew members which violated the Indian air space, near Gujarat was forced to land in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Crash plane debris ‘only sea trash’, Brazil admits


June 5th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): Brazilian officials have admitted that debris found floating in the Atlantic, which was believed to be from the Air France crash, is only 'sea trash'."Up to now, no ... Read more...

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Mourning begins for Air France crash victims (Lead)


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 3 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy came to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Wednesday for a multi-denominational service commemorating the 228 victims of Monday's crash of an Air France jetliner. Sarkozy ... Read more...

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Three killed as air force planes collide in Spain


January 21st, 2009 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 21 (IANS) Three Spanish Air Force officers have been killed as two combat planes collided during a routine training maneuver in the central province of Albacete, according to the defence ... Read more...

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Obama says he was choked with emotion when leaving Chicago


January 5th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago/Washington, Jan.5 (ANI): A sentimental Barack Obama says he was choked with emotion as he locked up his Chicago home and arrived in Washington D.C. on Sunday night to have himself ... Read more...

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US eyes in the sky see no evidence of impending Indian attack on Pak


December 24th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Pakistan has been assured that so far the US Government has seen no evidence, which would suggest that India plans military strikes in retaliation to the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Militants stop tribals from moving out of Bajaur, to use them as shields against air attacks


August 14th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Khar (Pak), Aug 14 (ANI): In the wake of air strikes over the past few days, militants in the Bajaur tribal area in Pakistan are reportedly restricting people from leaving the ... Read more...

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Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish separatists in Iraq


July 24th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Ankara, July 24 (DPA) Turkish warplanes have bombed Kurdish rebel targets inside northern Iraq, the Turkish General Staff announced Thursday. In a short statement on its official website, the General Staff said ... Read more...

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India to send more relief to Myanmar on Saturday


May 9th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): India will send a second transport plane IL-76 with necessary relief material to Myanmar on Saturday for people affected by Cyclone Nargis. The Government has already sent ... Read more...

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Troops continue targeting militant hideouts in Waziristan


January 21st, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan.21 (ANI): Pakistani security forces have reportedly pressed helicopter gunships into service to root out militants from suspected hideouts in Ladha and Makin regions of South Waziristan. According to news reports from ... Read more...

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