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37 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan this year


August 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 37 soldiers of the NATO-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have died so far since the beginning of this year, said an International ... Read more...

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Former Liberian president jailed for 50 years


May 30th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 30 (IANS) Liberia's ex-president Charles Taylor was sentenced to 50 years in jail by a UN-backed war crimes court Wednesday for aiding and abetting rebels in Sierra ... Read more...

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Taliban threat from AfPak real: Air chief


April 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Increasing Talibanisation of Pakistan and shifting of terror focus from AfPak region would pose a serious security threat to India in the next two years, ... Read more...

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US military calls for more trust with Pakistan


December 27th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) The US Central Command Monday called for enhanced trust-building measures, including full disclosure of all facilities and installations near the Afghan border, to avoid a repetition ... Read more...

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Taliban must have an authorised negotiator: Karzai


December 19th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 19 (IANS) The Afghan government cannot hold peace talks with the Taliban until the terror outfit identifies a representative with the authority to negotiate, President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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US-Pakistan conflict risk higher than India-Pakistan: Survey


December 10th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) An influential think-tank has rated a conflict with Pakistan as among the top potential threats facing the United States in 2012, but downgraded the potential for ... Read more...

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North African terror groups working with Pakistani Taliban: US


September 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an Algerian-based group, is believed to be working with Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, according to US officials studying the degree ... Read more...

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Man jailed in Britain for hate rant over Iraq war


July 30th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for calling upon Muslims to attack MPs who voted for the Iraq war.Bilal Zaheer ... Read more...

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Bengal famine revisited - through an artist’s works


July 7th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Artist Chittoprasad Bhattacharya chronicled the great Bengal famine of 1943-1944 with sketches of abject human suffering that he experienced as an artist struggling to survive ... Read more...

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Reopen Stilwell Road as gateway to SE Asia: Northeast CMs


July 5th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) Regional heads in India's northeast have urged the central government to reopen the historic World War II Stilwell Road, linking the region with China via ... Read more...

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Pak military says it was not forewarned about US strike on Bin Laden


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Pakistan's military has said it hadn't been forewarned about the U.S. strike on a compound in Abbottabad that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.Bin Laden was ... Read more...

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Brit ministers to hold join urgent UN talks over Libya’s humanitarian situation


April 18th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): British ministers would reportedly hold a join urgent United Nations talks over the "great concern" of humanitarian situation in Libya, today.One of the important aspects of ... Read more...

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Nazis had planned to kill Allied forces with coffee, chocolate


April 4th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Nazis had hatched a plan to use poisoned coffee, chocolate and cigarettes to kill Allied troops, show newly disclosed intelligence documents.The Telegraph cited MI5 documents as ... Read more...

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Gaddafi army ‘not at breaking point’ despite repeated Allied air strikes


April 1st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.1 (ANI): The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen has said that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's armed forces are not at a 'breaking point' despite hundreds ... Read more...

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Chinese imperial relics sold for $48 mn


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Two Chinese imperial art works that were reportedly stolen from the Forbidden City palace during an invasion in the 1900s have been sold for a staggering ... 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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Gorakhpur students protest attack on Libya


March 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Mar.24 (ANI): Students of the Anjuman Islamia Madrasa in Gorakhpur have objected to the United Nations-mandated attack on Libya by allied forces, claiming the offensive is against humanity.They urged ... Read more...

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Missiles hit Gaddafi compound in Tripoli


March 21st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.21 (ANI): A missile fired by the US led coalition destroyed a four-story compound in downtown Tripoli that was one of the homes of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.British submarines fired two ... Read more...

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It will be “unwise” for allied forces to try to kill Gaddafi: Gates


March 21st, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said that it would be "unwise" on the part of the forces of his country's international allies to try to kill ... 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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NATO fuel tankers torched in Pakistan


March 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Two container trucks, carrying fuel for NATO and allied forces in Afghanistan, were torched by unidentified militants in Pakistan's Peshawar city late Wednesday, police said.Unidentified gunmen ... Read more...

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Allies display military might at Kuwait liberation parade


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait City, Feb 26 (IANS) Tanks, rocket launchers and multi-barrelled guns of allies of the 1990-91 Gulf War Saturday rolled down a specially-created facility at Al-Subiya military base to ... Read more...

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King Hamad warned US Bahrain opposition received training from Hizbollah: Wikileaks


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Feb 19 (ANI): Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa had warned senior US military officials that opposition groups in his country were receiving training from Iran-backed Hizbollah in Lebanon, the ... Read more...

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Egypt Govt., opposition must together oversee transition process


February 10th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Cairo, Feb.10 (ANI): The government and the opposition need to jointly set a date for elections and establish an independent commission to oversee the process, an analysis in the New York ... Read more...

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Australia urged to dramatically boost military might to face ‘rising’ China challenge


February 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 5(ANI): Australia will need nuclear-powered attack submarines among a range of weapons systems to deal with the security dangers posed by China's massive military build-up, one of the government's chief ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban “not on the ropes yet”: NATO chief


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Lieutenant General David Rodriguez, head of the NATO Joint Command and Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, has warned that the Taliban is far from being ... Read more...

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LeT, TTP among insurgents teaming up to counter security forces in Pak, Afghanistan


December 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Increased cooperation among insurgent factions is being reported inside both Afghanistan and Pakistan, as US and NATO officials said they had seen evidence of loose cooperation among ... Read more...

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UK achieves new milestone of fighting in Afghanistan as long as Soviet Union


November 27th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.27 (ANI): British troops have reached a grim milestone of battling in Afghanistan for nine years and 50 days, which is exactly the same length of time the erstwhile Soviet Army ... Read more...

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NATO for phased transfer of security responsibility to Afghans by 2014


November 21st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lisbon (Portugal), Nov.21 (ANI): NATO and Afghanistan have agreed to the goal of a phased transfer of security responsibility to the Afghan government by the end of 2014.NATO officials, however, acknowledged ... Read more...

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North Waziristan offensive: Pakistan to “wait and see”


November 6th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
By Ali Waqar Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): There seems no chance of any launch of a military operation by Islamabad against Taliban groups -- those supporting the war against the United States and ... Read more...

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Allied forces ‘believed Hitler had secret Nazi hideout during WWII’


October 29th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A set of documents revealed today showed that allied forces during the Second World War believed that Hitler had a secret Nazi hideout in the Austrian Alps where ... Read more...

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New documents reveal Hitler’s ‘last desperate stand’ during WWII


October 29th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A set of documents revealed today showed that allied forces during the Second World War believed that Hitler had a secret Nazi hideout in the Austrian Alps where ... Read more...

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Linda Norgrove Killed By Her Captors In Bomb Vest Blast


October 10th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez A female British aid worker Linda Norgrove, who was kidnapped in eastern Afghanistan was killed by her captors during a rescue attempt last Friday. Foreign Secretary William Hague announced ... Read more...

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Pak mulls imposing tax on supply convoys for NATO in Afghanistan


October 10th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 10 (ANI): The Pakistan government is cogitating about imposing a tax on NATO supply trucks going into Afghanistan from Pakistan, a TV channel has reported.According to the channel, the government ... Read more...

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