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13 policemen killed in Egypt


August 6th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 13 policemen were killed and 10 others injured in an attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai, medical and security sources said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Six British soldiers feared killed in Afghanistan blast


March 7th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Six British soldiers were reported missing, believed killed, after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) ... Read more...

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Sherpa, light armoured vehicle, launched


June 20th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An indigenous light armoured vehicle designed keeping in mind the operational requirements of the police and paramilitary forces was launched at the ongoing homeland security ... Read more...

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US asks Pakistan to ensure Davis’s safety


March 5th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Washington has asked the Pakistan government "to do everything possible" for the safety of arrested US national Raymond Davis in the wake of threats to his ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian minister faces trial for corruption


March 5th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian interior minister Habib al-Adly went on trial in Cairo Saturday to face embezzlement and money laundering charges.Saturday's trial was the first of a ... Read more...

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“US encouraged Pak to do everything possible to provide for Bhatti’s security”


March 5th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5(ANI): The United States was aware that Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti had received multiple death threats, and it had "encouraged" the Pakistan Government "to do everything possible to ... Read more...

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Victoria Cross winner plans to quit British Army


September 20th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A British Army lance corporal, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery, may leave the army at not being allowed to fight in Afghanistan. "If Prince Harry ... Read more...

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When a ‘real metal right hook’ dissolved Mike Tyson into fits of giggles


April 18th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Mike Tyson received a 'real right hook' quite warmly when he visited war hero Mark Ormrod.Royal Marine Mark lost his legs and his right arm in a landmine ... Read more...

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US special forces uses heavy metal music to fight Taliban


April 6th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 6(ANI) US special forces fighting in Afghanistan to expel the Taliban have found a new weapon as part of their "psychological operations" in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan- heavy ... Read more...

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German soldiers kill five Afghan troops


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 3 (DPA) German soldiers killed five Afghan troops who were riding in two civilian cars that did not stop at a check post, the German military said Saturday. The incident ... Read more...

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Indigenous Tejas combat jet to feature at R-Day parade


January 25th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) A decade after it first took to the skies, the indigenously designed and built Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) will feature for the first time at the Republic ... Read more...

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8 Americans, 5 Canadians killed in Afghan bombings (Lead)


December 31st, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 31 (DPA) At least eight US civilians were killed in an attack on a military base in Khost province in eastern Afghanistan, the US State Department said. State Department spokesman ... Read more...

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Taliban now using donkey ’suicide’ bombs against foreign troops in Afghanistan


November 30th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 30 (ANI): In their latest ploy to cause maximum damage to international forces stationed in Afghanistan, the Taliban is using donkey 'suicide' bombs to attack British troops in southern ... Read more...

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Polish soldier killed, five wounded in Afghanistan


September 5th, 2009 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Sep 5 (DPA) One Polish soldier was killed and five others were wounded Friday after a bomb exploded near a Polish convoy in eastern Afghanistan, local media reported. This was the 11th ... Read more...

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Three British soldiers killed in Afghanistan


August 7th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (DPA) Three soldiers of Britain's elite Parachute Regiment died in an explosion that targeted their armoured vehicle in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said Friday. The incident occurred ... Read more...

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DRDO to continue indigenous Arjun tanks production for Army


July 13th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Allaying fears of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) scientists that the production of the Arjun main battle tank will be stopped, the government ... Read more...

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UK Lt. Col. killed in roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan


July 3rd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 3 (ANI): A roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan has claimed the life of the highest ranking British officer in almost three decades, the Ministry of Defence has announced.Lt. Col. Rupert ... Read more...

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Three German soldiers die in Afghanistan gunbattle


June 23rd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 23 (DPA) Three German soldiers died in a gunfight in the northern Afghanistan region of Kunduz Tuesday, Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung said. The three soldiers were taking evasive action ... Read more...

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Bangladesh names new army chief


June 15th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 15 (DPA) General Abdul Mubeen took up his new assignment Monday as Bangladesh's army chief, an official announcement said. Mubeen replaced General Moeen U. Ahmed, who had reportedly played a ... Read more...

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Canadian soldier killed in Afghan bomb blast


April 14th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 14 (DPA) A female Canadian soldier serving with NATO forces was killed and four others were wounded by a roadside bomb in the volatile southern region, officials said Tuesday. Trooper ... Read more...

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Taliban kill four Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan


March 21st, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 21 (IANS) Four Canadian soldiers have been killed and eight injured in attacks by the Taliban near Kandahar in Afghanistan. The soldiers were killed in two separate attacks triggered by ... Read more...

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3 more Canadian soldiers die in Afghanistan


December 14th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 14 (IANS) Three more Canadian soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan, taking the country's toll in the NATO-led war against the Taliban to 103. Reports reaching here said the three ... Read more...

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Canadian toll in Afghanistan reaches 100


December 6th, 2008 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 6 (IANS) The Canadian toll in the Afghan war reached 100 Friday when three more soldiers were killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) near Kandahar.Canada, which joined the US-led ... Read more...

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More than 60 militants killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


December 1st, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 1 (RIA Novosti) At least 60 Taliban militants have been killed in Afghanistan in security operation overnight Monday, a defence ministry said. The spokesman said that 33 militants were killed ... Read more...

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US aid worker shot dead in Pakistan


November 12th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (DPA) Unknown gunmen shot dead a US aid worker and his driver in Pakistan's north-west Wednesday, police and media reports said.The attack occurred in an upmarket neighbourhood of Peshawar, ... Read more...

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Afghan woman, two kids killed in German troops’ fire


August 29th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Berlin, Aug 29 (DPA) An Afghan woman and two children were killed and four other children injured as German soldiers opened fire on a civilian vehicle in the northern province of Kunduz, ... Read more...

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Security stepped up at Olympic sites


August 12th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 12 (DPA) An armoured personnel carrier and heavily armed paramilitary police took up positions at Olympic sites Tuesday as security increased following weekend attacks in north-west China. The armoured vehicle ... Read more...

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Iraqi convict to sue Brown Government over porn left in jail toilet!


August 2nd, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.2 (ANI): Problems for the Gordon Brown show no signs of abating. Already under pressure over losing a safe electoral seat like Glasgow East to the Scottish National Party, the ... Read more...

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Pak Army imposes curfew in Swat valley following clashes


July 30th, 2008 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 30 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has imposed curfew across the Swat region for an indefinite period after its troops exchanged fire with militants in some areas of the valley. ... Read more...

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25 militants killed in Pakistan


July 30th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, July 30 (Xinhua) At least 25 militants have been killed in a military operation in Pakistan's troubled Swat valley in the northwest, the army said Wednesday. The army launched a major ... Read more...

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Iraq war hero convicted for killing of Bangladeshi in UK after 14 yrs


June 21st, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21(ANI): Sergeant Michael Ross, a hero of the Iraq war, was convicted by a jury in Glasgow High Court for murdering a Bangladeshi waiter by shooting him in the ... Read more...

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Somali president escapes roadside bomb attack


June 18th, 2008 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu, June 18 (DPA) A roadside bomb killed three policemen, one of them a senior officer, in Mogadishu Wednesday just minutes after a convoy carrying Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed had driven ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks Saarc help in Bhutto killing probe


April 17th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) Pakistan Thursday sought the cooperation of other South Asian governments in investigating the killing of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto late last year. "Member states of South Asian ... Read more...

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Kabul car bomb blast claims six lives


March 13th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Kabul, Mar 13, (ANI): At least six people were killed and 15 injured in a car bomb blast near Kabul airport today. A car pulled up near an armoured vehicle used ... Read more...

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Days of Musharrafs regime numbered, says Sharif


February 21st, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif has said that the days of President Pervez Musharraf's regime were numbered, and assured lawyers that deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar M Chaudhry would ... Read more...

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