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US missile deal was a mistake: Poland


August 5th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 5 (IANS) The agreement with the US on the deployment of a missile defence system on its territory was "a mistake", Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said.The agreement was ... Read more...

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NATO air strike kills 17 Afghans


June 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) An air strike by NATO-led forces at a Taliban hideout late Tuesday killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including a militant commander named Qari Sardar, officials ... Read more...

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NATO chief rules out intervention in Syria, Iran


February 29th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has ruled out the military alliance having any intention to intervene in Syria or Iran."It's important for me to stress that ... Read more...

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1.8-tonne bomb defused in Germany after 65 years


December 5th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Germany has successfully defused a 1.8-tonne World War II bomb in the Rhine river after about 45,000 residents of Koblenz were evacuated from homes, hospitals and ... Read more...

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NATO ends its mission in Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 1 (IANS) NATO Monday officially declared the end of military campaign in Libya, sealing of its seven-month mission in Libya."Today, at midnight Libyan time, a NATO Airborne Early ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda leader Al-Awlaki killed: Yemen


September 30th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 30 (IANS) US-born Yemeni Al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in an air raid in the southeast of the country, said Yemen's Defence Ministry Friday, Xinhua reported.The claim, ... Read more...

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Dozens killed in fresh Yemen clashes


July 31st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens have reportedly been killed after fresh clashes erupted in Yemen's southern province of Abyan and northeastern province of Sanaa, officials said on Saturday.At least 12 al-Qaida militants ... Read more...

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Pakistan warns US, India on raids, denies ISI-Qaeda links (Roundup)


May 5th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Faced with American fury and domestic anger, Pakistan Thursday blew hot and cold on Osama bin Laden -- denying links with Al Qaeda and warning ... Read more...

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US to consult India, other abstainers on Libya strikes


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The US has said it would continue to consult India, Brazil and Germany, which abstained from voting on a UN Security Council resolution establishing a ... Read more...

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Gaddafi needs to go: Obama


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi "needs to go", but asserted that the ongoing international air raids in support of ... Read more...

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Qatar to join foreign air raids on Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) Qatar has decided to participate in the military offensive by international forces against Libya, a French defence ministry spokesman said.Speaking at a press conference Sunday, Laurent ... Read more...

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Russia calls for end to ‘indiscriminate use of force’ in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Sunday called on western nations taking part in military operations against Libya to stop the 'indiscriminate use of force', saying the attacks have killed civilians."According to ... Read more...

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US army general apologizes for Afghanistan air strike


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.3 (ANI): US Army General David Petraeus has apologized for an air strike in Afghanistan that killed nine civilians, after Afghan law makers warned that such raids was hampering efforts ... Read more...

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Neo-Nazis planning massive march in Germany to protest London memorial to Dresden bombers


February 5th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Feb 5 (ANI): Hundreds of neo-Nazis are organising the biggest march in Germany later this month against the construction of a British memorial meant for RAF's Bomber crews who died during ... Read more...

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NATO choppers violate Pak airspace again


November 24th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 24 (ANI): Two NATO helicopters again violated Pakistan's airspace in Khyber Agency, a TV channel reported on Tuesday.According to the report, the NATO helicopters flew about 400 yards into Pakistan ... Read more...

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NATO urges Pak to reopen blocked Afghan supply route “as soon as possible”


October 5th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct 5 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed its deep concern to NATO over the its territory violations and the recent cross-border air attacks by NATO and ISAF forces, whereas NATO has ... Read more...

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NATO investigating ‘cross-border air strike killing 3 Pak troops’ claims


September 30th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 30 (ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has stated that it is investigating claims by Pakistani security officials that three of their soldiers were killed in a cross-border attack ... Read more...

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Pak blocks NATO supply trucks at Af-Pak border in retaliation against air strikes?


September 30th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 30 (ANI): Pakistan has reportedly blocked oil tankers and trucks carrying NATO supplies at a checkpoint bordering Afghanistan.Pakistani government officials disclosed that senior authorities had ordered them to block the ... Read more...

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NATO cross-border air strike ‘kills 3 Pakistani soldiers’


September 30th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 30 (ANI): Three Pakistani soldiers have reportedly been killed in an air strike by NATO helicopters during a cross-border attack, Pakistani officials have said.According to a Pakistani security official, the ... Read more...

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Malik vows enquiry into NATO attack violating Pak sovereignty


September 28th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): Following aerial engagement in Pakistani territory by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has called it a violation of Pakistan's sovereignty, and assured ... Read more...

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NATO changes stance over cross-border air raids after protest by Pakistan


September 28th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): NATO has changed its stance on staging aerial strikes by its helicopter gunships inside Pakistan, following Islamabad's warning of counter-measures against the US-led forces in Afghanistan.According to military ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda men killed in Yemen


September 27th, 2010 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 27 (IANS) Five Al Qaeda members have been killed and 32 suspects arrested during a three-day military offensive in Yemen, the interior ministry said Sunday. According to a statement posted ... Read more...

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95 killed in Afghan poll violence (Lead)


September 18th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 89 Taliban militants and six security personnel, including a soldier, were killed and several civilians wounded in clashes in various Afghan provinces amid the country's ... Read more...

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Now, Pak air strike against militants kills civilians, including women and children


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Pakistan, Sept 2 (ANI): At least six civilians, including women and children, have been killed in a military air raid in Pakistan. A total of about 45 people were reported killed.Security ... Read more...

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Pakistani jets kill 10 civilians, dozens of militants


September 1st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) At least 10 civilians were among 40 people killed when jet fighters and gunship helicopters targeted rebel hideouts in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, security ... Read more...

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Six children, three NATO troops killed in Afghanistan


August 27th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 27 (DPA) Six children were killed in a NATO air raid in eastern Afghanistan and three coalition soldiers were killed in Taliban attacks, officials said Friday. "Six children were killed ... Read more...

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Six soldiers, 25 militants killed in Pakistan clashes (Lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (DPA) Six soldiers and 25 Islamist insurgents were killed Wednesday in clashes in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, a security official said.The fighting started in the ... Read more...

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Suspected US drone strikes kill at least 29 in Pakistan


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (DPA) Multiple missile strikes carried out by suspected US pilotless drone aircraft killed at least 29 people in Pakistan's restive tribal region Tuesday, a Pakistani intelligence official said. Several ... Read more...

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‘Journalists with British, US troops legitimate targets for Taliban attacks’


January 24th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary thinks British journalists in Afghanistan are legitimate targets for attacks from the Taliban.Choudary, 42, said journalists were foolish to think they would ... Read more...

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‘Priceless’ art treasure looted by Nazis may have been found


January 19th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A budding explorer might have discovered a 'priceless' art treasure looted by the Nazis, which has been missing since the end of the second world war.The Amber Room ... Read more...

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Suspected US airstrike kills 10 in Pakistan


January 14th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike Thursday killed at least 10 people in Pakistan's restive tribal region, an intelligence official said. The airstrike came just a day after Foreign ... Read more...

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DNA proves remains found in Lebanon are of British journalist


November 24th, 2009 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Nov 24 (DPA) A British forensic team in Lebanon said DNA results proved that the body found last week in eastern Lebanon is that of a British journalist kidnapped by Palestinian ... Read more...

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Taliban commander among seven killed in Afghanistan


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (Xinhua) Six people were killed Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's northeastern Bagram district, while a senior Taliban commander was killed in a separate incident in ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for US shootout (Lead)


April 4th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (DPA) Pakistan's top Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud has claimed responsibility for the Friday shootings at a US immigration services centre in upstate New York that killed 13 people. A ... Read more...

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Suspected US missile strike kills seven militants in Pakistan (Lead)


March 26th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike in Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal region near Afghanistan killed at least seven Al Qaeda-linked militants Wednesday, a security official said. The attack took ... Read more...

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