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Meteorologists declare Libya’s world temperature record invalid


September 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Death Valley in California was on Thursday recognized as having posted the world's hottest temperature after an international team of experts ruled the previous record set in ... Read more...

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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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Police commando killed, rebel camp busted in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) A police commando was killed and another injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with Garo rebels in west Meghalaya, even as security forces busted a joint ... Read more...

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Police commando killed, rebel camp busted in Meghalaya


July 24th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) A police commando was killed and another injured Tuesday in a fierce gunfight with Garo rebels in west Meghalaya, even as security forces busted a joint ... Read more...

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27 bodies found after Tanzania ferry capsizes


July 19th, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), July 19 (IANS) Twenty-seven bodies were retrieved from the Indian Ocean off Tanzania after a ferry with over 280 people on board capsized Wednesday.An official said ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India to talk Siachen on June 11, 12


May 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India will hold discussions on the Siachen glacier row June 11 and 12, less than a month after army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani ... Read more...

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India must take ‘bold initiative’ on Siachen: Khar


May 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 8 (IANS) India should take "a bold initiative" to resolve the dispute over Siachen, the world's highest battleground, said Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Pakistan believed ... Read more...

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Pakistanis plotted to bomb British army base using toy car


May 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Four Pakistani-Britons have been charged with taking inspiration from Al Qaeda magazine Inspire, and plotting to use a toy car to attack a base of the ... Read more...

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Missiles to be deployed at six London sites to protect Olympics


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) The British ministry of defence (MOD) has identified six sites in the east of London for deployment of ground-to-air missile batteries to protect the Olympic and ... Read more...

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Pakistan must not leave Siachen unilaterally: Imran Khan


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan should not unilaterally withdraw its forces from Siachen, the world's highest battleground, opposition leader Imran Khan has said.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief said in Lahore ... Read more...

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Pakistan does a U-turn, says no change in Siachen policy


April 19th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) A day after Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize Siachen, the world's highest battleground, Islamabad ... Read more...

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Pakistan favours demilitarization of Siachen: Kayani


April 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Wednesday that his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize the Siachen Glacier -- dubbed as the ... Read more...

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23 killed in Yemen attack


April 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), April 9 (IANS) At least 11 soldiers and 12 terrorists were killed when Al Qaeda attacked a military base in Yemen Monday, Xinhua reported.The militants attacked the Yemeni ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claim to have killed 30 soldiers in Yemen


March 31st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aden, March 31 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday claimed to have killed at least 30 Yemeni soldiers and seized a military site after a deadly gunbattle with government troops, ... Read more...

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Three die in grenade blast in Colombia


February 27th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Three soldiers were killed and 20 wounded when a soldier pulled out the pin of a grenade at an army base in northwestern Colombia, the army ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning arraigned


February 24th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) US Army Pvt. Bradley Manning declined to enter a plea at his arraignment Thursday on charges he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.Manning ... Read more...

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IAF plane makes forced landing in Assam


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) transport aircraft made a forced landing in Assam following a technical snag. No one was hurt in the incident that took ... Read more...

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Three jailed for plotting to kill Australian troops


December 18th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) An Australian court has jailed three Islamic extremists for plotting to kill soldiers in a terrorist attack on a Sydney army base.The three, originally from Lebanon ... Read more...

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10 killed in Iraq bombing


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 3 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 25 wounded Thursday in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, police said.A suicide bomber blew up his ... Read more...

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Russia major jailed for beating soldiers


September 10th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian army major has been sentenced to four years in prison for beating a warrant officer and a soldier.A military court in Vladivostok also ... Read more...

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US soldier arrested with bomb-making materials


July 29th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) A US soldier has been arrested after police found firearms and bomb-making materials in his motel room, Xinhua reported.Naser Abdo was arrested Wednesday. The 21-year-old American ... Read more...

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Arunachal saddened over untimely demise of Chief Minister Khandu


May 4th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 4(ANI): A pale of gloom descended on Arunachal Pradesh with the break of the news of recovery of the bodies of Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others and ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber hits Afghan army base


April 16th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) A suicide bomber Saturday attacked an Afghan army base in Gambiray area in the eastern province of Laghman. Casualties are feared.Laghman province is located near the ... 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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Heroic rescue act in Iraq begets award for Goan


March 27th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 27 (IANS) Antonio Po knows a thing or two about gambling. So when the 36-year-old former offshore casino deckhand rushed into a wall of acrid smoke and ... Read more...

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Army chief visits forward areas, reviews Kashmir situation


March 21st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh, who arrived here Monday on a two-day visit to review the situation in Kashmir, visited the troops deployed in high-altitude ... Read more...

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Guns stolen from Spanish army base


March 1st, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Rifles and handguns have been stolen from an army base in Spain's southwestern city of Badajoz, military officials said.The robbery took place after midnight Sunday at the General ... Read more...

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Two army pilots killed as chopper crashes in Nashik locality (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 2 (IANS) Two army majors were killed when the chopper they were flying crashed in a residential area here, minutes after take off from an army base Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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Raids continue, Karmapa denies China-link to cash (Roundup)


January 29th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 29 (IANS) Even as raids on his monastery and close aides continued for the third day Saturday, the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, said there was no China link ... Read more...

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More raids follow as agencies probe Karmapa money links (Second Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 29 (IANS) A string of central government agencies got into the picture Saturday to get to the bottom of the recovery of unaccounted foreign and Indian currency from the ... Read more...

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3 Muslim men found guilty of planning terror attacks on Oz army base


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec 23 (ANI): A Victorian court has found three men guilty of planning a terrorist attack on an Australian army base in Sydney.According to news.com.au, at the end of a 12 ... Read more...

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Indian Army remembers fallen heroes of 1971 Battle of Basantar


December 16th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday remembered its fallen heroes in the 1971 war with Pakistan by celebrating a hard-won victory in a fierce tank battle ... Read more...

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Soldier shoots colleagues before killing himself


December 12th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) Three army soldiers died - two by shooting themselves - and at least three were injured in two separate incidents in Assam, an officer Sunday said.The first incident ... Read more...

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Meet the US soldier behind WikiLeaks breach


November 30th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): It may not come across as an easy task to steal data and smuggle it out of U.S. army base on CDs and finally download onto a memory ... Read more...

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Why Obama couldn’t even smile when his Christmas tree was delivered!


November 27th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama finally had his Christmas tree delivered to his doorstep today, but he was reluctant to smile about it.The President was injured in a ... Read more...

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