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Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

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Honduran army admits theft of grenade launchers


February 9th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) The Honduran armed forces acknowledged Wednesday that 22 grenade launchers were stolen from an armoury in 2010.By itself, the launcher "does not represent a lethal danger", ... Read more...

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Russia outlines defence spending


January 25th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS) The Russian military will sign about 2,000 contracts for defence purchases in 2012, the defence ministry said Tuesday.Russia has prepaid some 60 billion rubles (about $2 ... Read more...

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Britain halts military data sharing with Russia


November 26th, 2011 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain will stop sharing military information with Russia over Moscow's decision to freeze compliance with the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), a ... Read more...

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Israeli army demolishes West Bank mosque


October 11th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Oct 11 (IANS) The Israeli army for the third time demolished a mosque in the northern West Bank Tuesday, saying it was built without permission, Palestinian sources said.Witnesses ... Read more...

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12 dead in Pakistan police station attack


June 26th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Twelve policemen were killed and a dozen others injured when militants stormed a police station in northwest Pakistan Saturday, Xinhua reported.The attack took place around 4.30 ... Read more...

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Ivory Coast’s leader Gbagbo arrested (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Abidjan, April 11 (IANS) Ivory Coast leader Laurent Gbagbo and his wife were detained Monday following a French-led military raid at his home in Abidjan, Xinhua reported.He was taken to ... Read more...

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Oil, water helped US win World War II: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): In World War II, the US had two major strategic advantages over the Axis - oil and water, according to a new study.Although other factors played major roles ... Read more...

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France wins tender to build warships for Russia


December 25th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev told his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy over the phone that France has won a tender to build amphibious assault ships for Russia.The winner ... Read more...

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Pak military ‘hampered’ US embassy operations: WikiLeaks


December 13th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): A secret cable sent by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad to the State Department in 2009 accuses Pakistan's military and intelligence service of harassing embassy employees, sabotaging contracts ... Read more...

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Six gunmen killed in Mexico


December 8th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Seven gunmen were killed in a clash with army troops in northeast Mexico, officials said.The gunfight took place at the Santa Lucia ranch in Mexico's Tamaulipas state, ... Read more...

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Karzai urges US to reduce special ‘night raid’ operations in Afghanistan


November 15th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 15 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has urged the US to reduce the visibility and intensity of its military operations in his country and end the increased American Special ... Read more...

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Daewoo to provide Indonesia with armored vehicles


November 11th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- Daewoo International Corp. on Thursday announced that it will be providing Indonesia with armored vehicles worth some $70 million.According to the deal, reported by Yonhap news ... Read more...

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Regional anti-terror exercises begin in Kazakhstan


September 13th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI-Ria Novosti): Joint anti-terror exercises of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) entitled Peace Mission 2010 began Monday at the Matybulak range in the southeast of Kazakhstan.The exercises will involve ... Read more...

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Iran successfully tests Fateh-110 missile


August 26th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) – Iran successfully tested on Wednesday a new version of the Fateh missile, the Fateh-110, state-run media reported.The domestically-built missile is a medium-range ballistic weapon with improved precision ... Read more...

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Jamaica’s death toll reaches ‘at least 44′


May 26th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The death toll in the gun battle in Jamaica has reached ‘at least 44’. The gun battle is going on between police and gunmen in Kingston who ... Read more...

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United States urge Honduras to stop violence


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US and EU urged Honduras protesters to refrain from violence and to find a solution to their agitation in a peaceful manner.Ian Kelly, Spokesman for U.S. ... Read more...

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Honduran soldiers surround Brazilian Embassy at Tegucigalpa


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tegucigalpa, Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honduran soldiers are up in arms outside the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa in support of deposed President Manuel Zelaya, according to unconfirmed reports.Zelaya was thrown out ... Read more...

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Russia inks military pacts with Georgia’s breakaway regions


September 15th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (RIA Novosti) Russia signed Tuesday agreements on military cooperation with the former Georgian republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, a Russian defence ministry spokesman said. Russia recognised the two republics ... Read more...

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Hamas fighting Israel with weapons provided by US, European countries to PA


January 5th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 5 (ANI): Hamas representatives have claimed that their militiamen were fighting against Israeli soldiers in the Gaza Strip with weapons snatched from the Palestinian Authority in the summer of ... Read more...

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Saudi intelligence operation foiled Qaeda plot against Haj pilgrims


December 17th, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.17 (ANI): The Saudi Arabian Government last week launched a huge counter-terrorism operation to neutralize al Qaeda from carrying out a terror strike on Muslim pilgrims taking part in the ... Read more...

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Showdown at the seas of Somalia over T-72 tanks as US and Russian ships surround pirates


September 29th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by David M N James
Russian naval ship loaded with commandos has approached the Somali waters and continued to go for the hijacked Ukrainian career MV Faina. Faina is packed with ammunition, rockets, armored vehicles spare parts ... Read more...

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Somali pirates seize Tomex of Odessa owned carrier with 30 Soviet-era T-72 tanks


September 26th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by David M N James
Somali pirates have seized up to 30 Soviet-era T-72 tanks when they seized the Belize-flagged, Ukrainian-managed RO/RO carrier Faina.The carrier is owned and managed by Tomex of Odessa. On board the ... Read more...

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