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UK Koran burner jailed for 70 days


April 19th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Andrew Ryan, a former British squaddie who had burnt the Koran after seeing Muslims set fire to poppies, has been jailed for 70 days.Thirty-two-year-old Ryan was outraged ... Read more...

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India, France urge Korea to comply with UNSC and IAEA BoG resolutions


December 6th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 6 (ANI): India and France on Monday expressed concern about the situation in the Korean peninsula and urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to comply with UNSC ... Read more...

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S. Korea starts naval firing drills amid rising tension with North


December 6th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec.6 (ANI): Brushing aside North Korean warnings of an eminent war on the Korean Peninsula, South Korea has begun live-fire artillery drills near their disputed maritime border on Monday.The live drills ... Read more...

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North and South Korea exchange fire at border


October 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- Troops from South and North Korea on Friday exchanged fire in their densely militarized border, South Korean military officials said.According to reports, shots were fired near the border ... Read more...

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Declare three-month truce ahead of talks: Maoists (Intro Night Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas declared Tuesday they were ready for talks provided a three-month truce was declared but the government insisted the Left wing rebels first abjure violence. The ... Read more...

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Declare three-month truce ahead of talks: Maoists (Night Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Maoist guerillas declared Tuesday they were ready for talks provided a three-month truce was declared but the government insisted the Left wing rebels first abjure violence. The ... Read more...

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Abjure violence first: Government on Kishanji offer


August 18th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday reiterated that the Maoists must first abjure violence before talks could be held with them on ending their decades-long armed struggle in ... Read more...

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Kishanji proposes three-month ceasefire ahead of talks


August 18th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Maoist leader Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanji Tuesday night proposed a three-month ceasefire as a pre-condition for talks between the Left wing rebels and the government. In an audio ... Read more...

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South Korea launches anti-submarine exercise


August 5th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 5 (DPA) The South Korean military started a five-day naval exercise Thursday near its disputed maritime border with the communist north, a local report said. The country's largest-ever anti-submarine drills are ... Read more...

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North Korea demands own probe into ‘Cheonan’ sinking


July 17th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 17 (ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) military has demanded that it be allowed to conduct its own investigation into the March sinking of a South Korean warship ... Read more...

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US, South Korea plan military exercises


July 15th, 2010 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (DPA) The US and South Korean militaries plan to conduct exercises in the "near future" to send a clear signal to North Korea following the sinking of a South ... Read more...

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Sinking of South Korean warship was not terrorism: US


June 29th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (DPA) North Korea's alleged sinking of a South Korean warship did not constitute an act of international terrorism and would not lead to placing Pyongyang back on the US ... Read more...

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North Korea restarts firing artillery shells in Yellow Sea


January 28th, 2010 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 28 (DPA) North Korea Thursday fired artillery shells near the disputed maritime border with South Korea for a second day, media reports said. The North began firing towards the South Korean ... Read more...

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North Korea seeks peace treaty, end of sanctions


January 11th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 11 (DPA) North Korea Monday proposed negotiating a peace treaty to replace the truce that ended the 1950-53 Korean War. The foreign ministry in Pyongyang also demanded the lifting of UN ... Read more...

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Mussolini was MI 5’s man in Italy


October 14th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.14 (ANI): Former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini was MI 5's point person in that country as a young man in 1917, Cambridge historians have revealed.According to The Times, for at least ... Read more...

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Netanyahu freezes construction project in East Jerusalem


July 30th, 2009 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 30 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has put on ice a project for the construction of some 900 apartments in occupied East Jerusalem, Israel Channel 10 television reported ... Read more...

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I retrace my father’s footsteps in Sharm-el-Sheikh after 48 years


July 15th, 2009 - 10:24 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashSharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): As part of the media team accompanying the Prime Minister to Egypt to take part in the 15th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit meet, I ... Read more...

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Obama calls for robust enforcement of North Korea sanctions


June 17th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and his South Korean counterpart Lee Myung-bak declared Tuesday that North Korea will not be rewarded for provocative threats and called for the ... Read more...

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US, South Korea raise surveillance level over North Korea


May 28th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 28 (DPA) South Korea and the US Thursday ramped up their surveillance over North Korea, as Pyongyang nullified its truce with Seoul and threatened war. The armed forces of both countries ... Read more...

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Secrets of 1914 Xmas truce revealed


April 28th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.28 (ANI): One of the architects of the First World War has revealed the existence of a Christmas Day truce in 1914 between German and British soldiers.Captain Robert Hamilton, of the ... Read more...

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Exhibition to showcase the Great Escape of 1918


September 22nd, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): Though the movie The Great Escape might have dramatized on the silver screen the story of the prisoners of war who tunneled their way out of Holzminden ... Read more...

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