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California Gov. Brown signs bill banning protests near funerals


September 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday which makes it a crime to protest a funeral unless the protesters are at least 300 feet (91 meters) away, ... Read more...

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Today is National Doughnut Day 2012


June 1st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Retailers are giving away doughnuts for free as part of the US National Doughnut Day began in 1938 to raise funds for Chicago’s Salvation Army. ... Read more...

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Violence not affecting Afghan transition: NATO chief


February 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says violence in Afghanistan would not affect the planned transition of security responsibility to the country's forces. Addressing a press conference ... Read more...

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10 dead, 12 wounded in Afghan airport bombing (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen others injured Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle near the gate ... Read more...

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No repetition of attack on Pakistani soldiers: US


December 6th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The US would ensure there is no repetition of incidents like the Nov 26 attack that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead, US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron ... Read more...

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3 ISAF personnel killed in eastern Afghanistan


December 4th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 3 (IANS) Three NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members were killed in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, reported Xihua, citing an ISAF press release.... Read more...

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US declines apology for NATO strikes; McCain blames ISI


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Even as US-Pakistan ties have touched a new low over the NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, a senior Republican leader again ... Read more...

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Pakistani ban on 1,000 words lampooned


November 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A government move to ban the use of more than 1,000 "derogatory" words in SMS messages has run into a wall of furious netizens.On micro blogging ... Read more...

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Four US posts attacked in Afghanistan


October 8th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 7 (IANS) Four American outposts were attacked in simultaneous strikes in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan Friday, on the 10th anniversary of the start of the Afghan ... Read more...

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Safe havens in Pakistan biggest challenge in Afghan war: Mullen


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) A top US military adviser to both presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush says the biggest challenge in the Afghanistan war is the safe ... Read more...

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Pakistan has been an unreliable ally of US: Biden


September 13th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Pakistan has been an unreliable ally of the US in the war against terror and failed "on occasion" when forced to choose between Washington and the ... Read more...

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Obama, Karzai reaffirm commitment to Afghan mission


August 8th, 2011 - 6:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai reaffirmed their commitment to the mission in Afghanistan, a day after a helicopter crash ... Read more...

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Spanish troops to withdraw from Afghanistan by 2014


June 25th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 25 (IANS/EFE) Spain will withdraw all its troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said.Zapatero made the announcement following ... Read more...

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Geronimo descendant asks for apology


May 9th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the recent raid which killed Osama bin Laden, the US special forces reported back to the White House with the words “Geronimo Ekia” meaning the ... Read more...

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Obama birth controversy row, a debasing low in US political life: NYT


April 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.28 (ANI): The demand that President Barack Obama prove he is an American citizen by birth and was, therefore, a rightful occupant of the White House, must be seen as ... Read more...

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Two U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq


April 24th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Two American soldiers were killed in southern Iraq, a military statement said Saturday."Two U.S. service members were killed yesterday (Friday) while conducting operations in southern Iraq," the statement ... Read more...

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Nazis plotted ‘to poison sausages, chocolate, coffee of Allies in event of loss’


April 4th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): Newly declassified files have revealed that the Nazis plotted to poison sausages, chocolate and Nescafe coffee of the British and American soldiers as part of a resistance plan ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks to star in Somali pirates movie


March 17th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Hanks has reportedly completed talks to star in a new movie about the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips and his crew from the hands ... Read more...

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American service member killed in northern Iraq


January 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- An American service member was killed in northern Iraq on Monday morning, the U.S. military confirmed, but few details were immediately released.A statement from U.S. Forces - Iraq ... Read more...

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Westboro Baptist Church to picket Arizona funerals


January 11th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Baptist church in the United States believes that God was responsible for the death of the six people who were shot and killed over the weekend.The ... Read more...

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Iraqi PM rules out US troops’ stay beyond 2011


December 28th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 28 (IANS) The US troops will leave Iraq by 2011, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has said and ruled out the possibility of extension of their stay any more as ... Read more...

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Mumbai exposed fruits of “previous ISI policy to create Lashkar-e-Taiba”: WikiLeaks


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) created terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), and the spy agency, along with the Pakistan Army, still has its primary focus on India ... Read more...

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Afghan officials shocked at “reliable policeman” killing six US-NATO forces


December 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 1 (ANI): An Afghan citizen, who shot and killed six American soldiers on Monday, had been reportedly a reliable police officer since he joined in 2008.The Taliban has ... Read more...

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Crusade against Muslims costs ‘Ground Zero’ Koran-burning pastor his flock


November 17th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 17 (ANI): Pastor Terry Jones, the Florida pastor who threatened to burn copies of the Koran on 9/11 this year to protest against the proposed mosque near Ground ... Read more...

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Target, Afghanistan Dog War Hero Mistakenly Put Down in Arizona


November 16th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Target was one of three dogs which were befriended by American soldiers in the war ravaged country of Afghanistan. Although she lived through the bombings, survived battle scars ... Read more...

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Rogue attack by Afghan soldier may have killed American troops


November 6th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Officials are investigating whether an Afghan soldier was responsible for the deaths of two coalition service members in Afghanistan's war-torn south, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) ... Read more...

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Rich Iott’s Nazi Uniform: The Re-enactment Furor


October 16th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Rich Iott, the Republican candidate from Ohio, has been under stringent criticism for his re enactment of the World War II in a Nazi ... Read more...

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Supreme Court Appears Sympathetic To Snyder Family In Case Against Westboro Baptist Church


October 7th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar The Supreme Court is agonized over the Snyder Family for its loss of a son in the case against the Westboro Baptist Church. The justices were deeply sympathetic towards ... Read more...

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Videogame manufacturer to stop players assuming role of Taliban


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): Videogame manufacturer Electronic Arts, bowing to strong criticism from U.S. military officials and veterans organizations, made changes Friday to "Medal of Honor," the newest installment in its ... Read more...

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World War II Indian-RAF flying ace Squadron Leader Mahinder Singh Pujji dies


September 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24(ANI): An Indian pilot who served for the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force (RAF) during World War II has died at the Darent Valley Hospital in Kent after suffering a ... Read more...

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Pentagon denies reports of US troops being captured in Iran


September 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): United States has denied Tehran's claim that eight of its soldiers were detained on Iran's southeastern border with Afghanistan and Pakistan."Reports by state-run Iranian media that seven U.S. ... Read more...

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Iran denies media report that it detained 7 U.S. soldiers


September 19th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran on Sunday denied a news report that seven American soldiers were arrested on the Afghan-Iranian border, state-run media reported.The semi-official Fars news agency initially reported that seven ... Read more...

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‘US troops killed Afghan civilians for sport’


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) A group of rogue US troops formed a "kill team" and randomly killed civilians in Afghanistan as part of sport, The Washington Post reported citing military documents. Members of ... Read more...

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US soldiers accused of killing Afghan civilians for sport


September 19th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.19 (ANI): Soldiers of an American platoon based in near the village of La Mohammad Kalay in Afghanistan's Zabol area, have been accused of killing Afghan civilians for sport.According to the ... Read more...

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Japanese foreign minister Katsuya Okada apologizes to US POWs


September 14th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Japanese government has apologized to a group of former prisoner of wars (POW) from the United States that honored the Japanese government's invitation to visit ... Read more...

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