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US reiterates support for India’s role in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) As Pakistan agreed to reopen ground supply lines into Afghanistan after a US apology of sorts, the United States reiterated its support for India's constructive ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Sudan’s continued bombings against S. Sudan


April 24th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by BNO News
BENTIU, SOUTH SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the continued airstrikes on South Sudan by Sudanese warplanes. It came hours after Sudan bombed a market ... 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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$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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Pakistani panel wants US to apologise for airstrike


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) A parliamentary panel Tuesday recommended to the Pakistani government to seek an unconditional apology from the US over the airstrikes on border posts that killed 24 ... Read more...

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‘Israel will need 100 planes to attack Iran’


February 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will need at least 100 fighter planes to strike Iran, a media report said Monday.Israeli forces will also have to fly over 1,000 miles ... 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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Israeli jets raid Gaza


February 12th, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 12 (IANS) Israeli fighter jets Saturday night raided four targets in the Gaza Strip, wounding at least two people, medics and witnesses said.Israeli F16 warplanes hovered over the ... Read more...

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Probe finds NATO strike in Pakistan unintentional


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) A probe by the Pentagon has concluded that the NATO bombing on two Pakistani border posts last month was unintentional and stressed that "inadequate coordination" between ... Read more...

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UN lifts no-fly zone over Libya


October 28th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council Thursday ended the no-fly zone over Libya.All 15 UNSC members voted unanimously to lift the ban imposed March 17 to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son, three grandchildren killed in NATO strike (Third Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his wife survived a NATO air strike that killed his youngest son Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three grandchildren.Missiles struck the Tripoli ... Read more...

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NATO campaign in Libya could drag on: Analysts


April 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): Analysts reckon that there would be no quick and easy end to NATO's campaign in Libya against dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi.Robin Niblett, the director of Chatham House, the Royal Institute ... Read more...

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US should not repeat Afghanistan policy mistakes in Libya: Expert


April 9th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): An Indianapolis University professor has said the United States should not ignore the lessons learnt from Afghanistan, and provide arms to Libyan rebels so that they get a ... Read more...

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NATO ‘regrets’ loss of life following ‘friendly fire’ on Libyan rebels


April 8th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8(ANI): NATO has said that it "strongly regrets the loss of life" after a "friendly fire" attack on rebel tanks in eastern Libya, which left at least four dead."This is ... Read more...

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Sons want to remove Gaddafi as Libya’s leader, favour transition government


April 4th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Apr. 4 (ANI): Two of Libyan leader Colonel Muammar el-Gaddafi's sons have said that they are ready to convicne their father to quit and make way for a transition government ... Read more...

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NATO warns rebels of consequences like Gaddafi forces if they attack civilians


April 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Members of the NATO alliance have reportedly warned that their planes and missiles will not hesitate to target the Libyan rebels if they attack civilians during their fight ... Read more...

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Gates, Clinton defend Libyan intervention, say it may last for months


March 28th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates and Secretary Hillary Clinton are of the opinion that the Obama administration's decision of carrying out military action to avert a massacre ... Read more...

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US will not put ground forces in Libya, says Obama


March 26th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama announced Saturday that the US will not deploy any ground forces in Libya."As I pledged at the outset, the role ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s “eyes and ears” air force no longer exists as a fighting force: RAF commander


March 24th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24(ANI): The United States-led military campaign has wiped out Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's air force, RAF Air Vice-Marshal Greg Bagwell, who commands the United Kingdom's air operations, has said.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Gaddafi appears in public, vows to fight on


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 23 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi made a public appearance near Tripoli, vowing to fight on, as the Western countries led by France were busy creating a ... Read more...

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Air strikes on Libya violate UN resolution: Turkish parliament speaker


March 23rd, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 22 (IANS) Turkish Parliament Speaker Mehmet Ali Sahin said Tuesday that the airstrikes against Libya were contrary to the UN Security Council resolution on creating a no-fly zone.According ... Read more...

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Libya action by International Coalition criticized


March 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The international coalition led by the United States has been criticized for the bombardments of Libya. The coalition consisting of France, Britain and the United States started ... 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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India ‘regrets’ coalition airstrikes in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- India's Ministry of External Affairs on Sunday said it regrets the coalition airstrikes being carried out against Libyan targets, reportedly resulting in a number of casualties.A statement ... Read more...

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Libyans form human chain against airstrikes by allied forces at Gaddafi’s compound


March 20th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.20 (ANI): thousands of Libyans crowded into Muammar Gaddafi's heavily fortified Bab Al-Aziziyah compound in Tripoli, which also includes military barracks, to form a human shield against possible air strikes by ... Read more...

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UK PM Cameron says British forces in action over Libya, says it is legal


March 20th, 2011 - 3:18 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- UK Prime Minister David Cameron on Saturday evening said British forces are in action over Libya, joining U.S. and French forces which earlier carried out airstrikes in the ... Read more...

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Anti-Gaddafi forces claim of being offered to negotiate terms over dictator’s departure


March 9th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 9 (ANI): Representatives of forces opposing Muammar al-Gaddafi have claimed that the Libyan regime had offered them to negotiate terms of the dictator's departure, but the authorities in the ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition seeks foreign intervention


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Rebel leaders in eastern Libya have sought international military intervention to help topple the country's autocratic leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.They are seeking help ... Read more...

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Sent to crush protesters, Gaddafi’s son joins them


February 25th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 25 (IANS) The youngest son of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi joined the anti-government protesters amid continued demonstrations against the embattled leader, IRNA news agency reported Friday.Saif al-Arab, who was sent ... Read more...

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India calls for dialogue between North, South Koreas


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) With the situation in the Korean peninsula worsening, India Friday advocated negotiations between the two Koreas and lauded Seoul for its "maturity and restraint"."The government continues to ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in US drone strikes in North Waziristan


November 1st, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah (Pakistan), Nov 1(ANI): At least six militants were killed and two others injured in a US drone attack in the tribal belt of North Waziristan in Pakistan on Monday.According to the ... Read more...

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NATO’s escalating Afghan airstrikes aimed at forcing Taliban towards negotiation


October 15th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 15(ANI): NATO's ever-increasing airstrikes against the Taliban in Afghanistan is believed to be a coordinated effort orchestrated by General David H. Petraeus to force the insurgents and their leaders ... Read more...

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Eight militants killed in US drone strike in North Waziristan


October 11th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 11(ANI): At least eight militants were killed in a US drone attack in the tribal belt of North Waziristan in Pakistan.According to The Daily Times, in the first attack, a ... Read more...

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CIA steps up drone attacks in Pakistan


September 28th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28 (ANI): The Obama administration has enthusiastically embraced the CIA's drone program, an ambitious and historically unusual war campaign by American spies, which has launched nearly four times as ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills six in Pakistan


September 20th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (DPA) At least six alleged militants were killed Monday in a missile strike in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, Pakistani security officials said. Three more people ... Read more...

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