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At least 7 Indians killed in Nepal plane crash (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) At least seven Indians were among those killed when an airplane carrying 21 people crashed on a cliff in western Nepal, less than seven months after ... Read more...

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Maldives president quits after protests (Second Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 7 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, elected only four years ago, resigned Tuesday following overnight protests, authorities and media reports said.The Maldives High Commission here said Vice President ... Read more...

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Abandoned suitcases trigger panic in Kathmandu


June 9th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 9 (IANS) Five years after a civil war ended in Nepal, terror still continues to stalk the uneasy republic, as the panic triggered by the discovery of two ... Read more...

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Queensland army barracks raided over drug trafficking claims


March 28th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Mar. 28 (ANI): Queensland Police and Australian Defence Force (ADF) investigators have raided an army base in the northern part of the state following claims of drug trafficking and abuse ... Read more...

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Fear mounts over fate of firearms as UN mission ends in Nepal


January 10th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) As a top UN official confirmed Monday that the world body would pull out of Nepal's floundering peace process Friday midnight, there is mounting uncertainty - ... Read more...

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Bomb explosion hits Nigerian capital


January 1st, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 1 (IANS) A bomb explosion hit a busy market near army barracks in the Nigerian capital Abuja, Xinhua reported Saturday.At least 11 people were killed in the explosion Friday so ... Read more...

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Terrorists sought Somali cleric’s ‘fatwa’ to wage jihad against ‘decadent’ Australia


September 14th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 14 (ANI): A terrorist cell preparing to attack Holsworthy Army Barracks sought a 'fatwa' or religious approval from Somali clerics because they thought Australian Muslim leaders were wrong in opposing ... Read more...

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5 Australian Muslims charged with planning attack on army


September 13th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 13 (DPA) Five militant Australian Islamists planned to arm themselves with automatic weapons and kill as many soldiers as they could in a suicide attack at a Sydney army barracks, ... Read more...

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40 civilians killed in Somalia fighting


August 24th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 40 civilians were killed and 106 injured in fighting between insurgents and government troops in the Somali capital of Mogadishu since Monday, media reports said Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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Nepal Army absolves schoolgirl’s murderer


July 16th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) As the world celebrated the 12th International Justice Day Friday, human rights defenders condemned Nepal Army's acquittal of an army major found guilty of torturing a schoolgirl to ... Read more...

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Britain condemns bomb blast in Northern Ireland


April 12th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (DPA) The British government Monday condemned a car bomb attack on intelligence headquarters in Northern Ireland minutes after full police and justice powers were devolved to the province. British Northern ... Read more...

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Indian military experts develop grenade using world’s hottest chilli


March 24th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 24 (ANI): Indian military experts in Assam have developed a grenade made using the world's hottest chilli, which is more than 1,000 times stronger than the average cooking spice.According to ... Read more...

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Adolf Hitler’s deputy’s ill-fated solo flight to be plot for new film


March 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): The ill-fated solo flight by Adolf Hitler's deputy has inspired a Hollywood film.Filmmaker Neil Marshall is planning to turn the story of the infamous plane crash that ended ... Read more...

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African Union suspends Niger after coup


February 20th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Niamey, Feb 20 (DPA) The African Union has suspended Niger and imposed sanctions on the West African nation in the wake of a coup that toppled power-hungry president Mamadou Tandja. Dissident soldiers stormed ... Read more...

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Niger president held, government dissolved in coup


February 19th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Niamey, Feb 19 (DPA) Soldiers have seized power in Niger and dissolved the government after kidnapping President Mamadou Tandja, who last year raised tension with his attempts to cling to power. The dissident ... Read more...

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Prince William demonstrates shooting prowess before Australian soldiers


January 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan. 20 (ANI): Prince William demonstrated his shooting skills when he took part in a live ammunition firing exercise with Australian soldiers. He used a F-89 Minimi machine gun during ... Read more...

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US missile strikes kill 15 in Pakistan


January 6th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and several more injured in two suspected attacks by US drones in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal district Wednesday, a security official ... Read more...

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Prince Philip ‘once mocked a blind Army cadet’


December 14th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Prince Philip once mocked a blind Army cadet, it has emerged.The Duke of Edinburgh had made fun Stephen Menary, who had lost his eyesight at the age of ... Read more...

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Nepal major fired by UN arrested for killing girl


December 12th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 12 (IANS) In a sensational turn of events, Nepal's military police Saturday arrested an army major expelled last week by the UN for the tortured death of a ... Read more...

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UN expels Nepal soldier charged with schoolgirl’s torture death


December 9th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) The Nepal Army has run into fresh trouble with the UN expelling an officer for gross human rights violations and human rights organisations calling for his ... Read more...

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Ominous portents of Taliban’s expanding writ as it claims responsibility for POK blast


June 27th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, June 27 (ANI): After purportedly being pushed out of the Swat and Malakand Divisions by the Pakistan Army, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), in an apparent bid to expand its regime ... Read more...

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Top British architect accuses Prince Charles of ‘meddling’


June 16th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (DPA) The row over the planned construction of a Qatar-backed luxury housing project in London Tuesday prompted calls for an examination of the "constitutional powers" of Prince Charles, the ... Read more...

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Massive earthquake in Italy kills 150


April 7th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A huge earthquake in central Italy that killed at least 150 people as thousands of homeless sought shelter in hastily built tent cities.An estimation by the government that 70,000 people have ... Read more...

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Real IRA claims attack on Northern Ireland army base


March 9th, 2009 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (DPA) The Real IRA, a dissident splinter group of the Irish Republican Army, has claimed responsibility for an attack on an army barracks in Northern Ireland that killed two ... Read more...

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Guinea coup leader invites foreign diplomats for talks


December 26th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Conakry (Guinea), Dec 26 (DPA) The leader of a military coup in Guinea has invited foreign diplomats to come to the West African nation this weekend for talks in a move intended ... Read more...

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Brit pilot leans out of plane to cut a parachutist free!


July 19th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): A British pilot leaned out of the plane hatch to free an Army parachutist entangled in the landing gear, while they were flying 3,000ft above the Joint ... Read more...

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Only 75 guards for Nepal’s former royal family


June 5th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 5 (IANS) Stripped of his crown and asked to move out of the Narayanhity palace here by next week, Nepal's former king Gyanendra and his family will now ... Read more...

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Taliban controls strategic pockets on Peshawars outskirts: NYT


January 18th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Jan 18 (ANI): The capital of the North-West Frontier Province and the administrative centre for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, Peshawar, has become hotbed for the Taliban.Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Australian Army to outsource its intelligence and security services


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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