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Russia, neighbours to hold air defence drills


September 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will conduct joint air defence drills in October, the Kyrgyz defence ministry said Thursday.The "Chistoye Nebo (Clear Sky) 2012" exercise ... Read more...

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Pakistanis knows how to defend their country: Ashraf


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistanis know how defend every inch of their country, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as the nation was battered by a string of terror attacks ... Read more...

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Indian air chief in Brazil to deepen defence ties


August 21st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, who heads the Indian Air Force, Tuesday left for Brazil on a bilateral visit when he will inspect the ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen supply routes to Afghanistan: Clinton (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan, after she expressed her "deepest regrets" over ... Read more...

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US military trainers’ have not come back: Pakistan


May 31st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistani military Thursday denied claims by American officials that a group of US military trainers have returned to the country several months after their departure following ... Read more...

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Russian plane goes missing in Indonesia


May 9th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, May 9 (IANS) A Russian plane with 46 people on board went missing Wednesday over Indonesia's West Java region, officials said.The Sukhoi super jet 100, carrying Russian businessmen and ... Read more...

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US to move out 9,000 Marines from Japan


April 27th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 27 (IANS) The US will move 9,000 Marines out of Japan's southern Okinawa to Guam, Hawaii and other locations in the Asia-Pacific region, said a joint statement ... Read more...

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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan, no survivors (Night Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) A Pakistani passenger plane carrying at least 127 people crashed in stormy weather and burst into flames while approaching Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... Read more...

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Plane with 127 on board crashes in Pakistan (Second Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A passenger plane carrying 127 people crashed into a residential area and burst into flames as it was approaching Pakistan's Islamabad airport Friday evening. There were ... Read more...

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118 killed in Pakistan plane crash (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) At least 118 people were killed in Pakistan when an airliner with a 127-strong complement on board crashed near Islamabad city Friday evening in inclement weather, ... Read more...

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Plane carrying 127 passengers crashes in Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A Pakistani airliner with 127 passengers on board reportedly crashed near Chaklala airbase in the garrison town of Rawalpindi Friday, Geo News reported.The plane belonged to ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack: Fight over, all attackers killed (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) The synchronised terror attack launched by the Taliban in Kabul is over and all attackers have been killed following an overnight operation that saw a ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Kabul as security forces fight Taliban (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) A string of explosions rocked Kabul early Monday as security forces overnight battled Taliban militants who staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ’spring offensive’ continues in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) Fighting was on Monday morning in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul where Taliban militants have staged a wave of coordinated gun and rocket attacks, the ... Read more...

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Russian embassy escaped Taliban attack in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 16 (IANS) As Taliban launched a coordinated wave of assaults Sunday in Afghanistan by targetting embassies of the US and Germany, Russia clarified that its embassy had ... Read more...

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Taliban strike Kabul, other Afghan targets (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Washington, April 15 (IANS) The Taliban Sunday launched a coordinated wave of assaults in Kabul and elsewhere in the country, targeting the embassies of the US, Germany and Russia, ... Read more...

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IAF, navy relief teams alert after Indonesia quake


April 11th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday kept its air force and navy teams ready to address any eventuality in case a tsunami hits coastal states following an earthquake off ... Read more...

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India sounds tsunami warning after Indonesian quake


April 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India Wednesday asked states along its east coast to be on high alert amid tsunami fears following a massive earthquake in Indonesia.The union home ministry ... Read more...

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US can contact me whenever they want: Hafiz Saeed


April 4th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Hafiz Saeed, the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief for whom the US has announced a bounty of $10 million, has said that America ... Read more...

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Gilani’s plane makes emergency landing


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) A plane carrying Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani made an emergency landing Tuesday following a technical problem, a media report said.The plane returned to ... Read more...

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$10 mn bounty on me for opposing NATO supplies: Hafiz Saeed


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Hafiz Saeed, the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief for whom the US has announced a bounty of $10 million, said Tuesday this ... Read more...

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Shooting rampage: US soldier moved out of Afghanistan


March 15th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The US soldier who was accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan has been transferred out of the country, the Pentagon said Wednesday. "He has ... Read more...

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Eight die in Guatemala helicopter crash


February 29th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) Eight people were killed Tuesday when an army helicopter crashed in the jungles of northern Guatemala while on a humanitarian mission, the military said.The chopper, ... Read more...

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Top officer survives IAF Mirage-2000 crash (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A senior Indian Air Force (IAF) officer and another pilot ejected safely as an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage-2000 combat jet crashed in central India, ... Read more...

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Drones will strike as long as US wants: Pakistani daily


February 24th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Despite Pakistan's objections, US drone strikes are going to continue as long as America thinks they are useful, said a Pakistani daily.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t help US attack Iran: Zardari


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan would not assist the US if it attacks Iran, Islamabad Friday assured Tehran.Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Afghan leader Hamid Karzai along with President ... Read more...

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Resume NATO supplies, Karzai tells Pakistan


February 17th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Friday asked Pakistan to resume NATO supplies that were suspended after airstrikes last year left two dozen soldiers dead, a media ... Read more...

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Antipathy to the US has become visceral: Pakistani daily


February 16th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) There is an antipathy towards the US that transcends the merely political and has in fact "become visceral", said a Pakistani daily.Taking a dig at US ... Read more...

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Henry Cavill visits US airmen


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) British actor Henry Cavill showed his support for the US military by visiting an airbase in California.The "Superman" actor took a break from filming scenes ... Read more...

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Diplomatic thaw in US-Pakistan ties: Daily


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The ties between the US and Pakistan are witnessing a diplomatic thaw but it won't be back to business as usual, said a daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

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IAF plane makes forced landing in Assam


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) transport aircraft made a forced landing in Assam following a technical snag. No one was hurt in the incident that took ... Read more...

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Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing US drones into the country again, ... Read more...

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Pakistan may allow US military trainers: US media


January 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan may invite US military trainers back "as early as April or May" but it has ruled out allowing CIA drones into the country again, ... Read more...

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