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No new cantonments in Balochistan, says Kayani (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) A proposal to set up four new military cantonments in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province has been dropped as "people don't want" it, said army chief General ... Read more...

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`No new cantonments in Balochistan as people don’t want it’


April 19th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) The idea to set up four new military cantonments in Balochistan has been dropped as "people don't want" it, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez ... Read more...

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Mubarak coffin almost nailed, Egyptian Army says will protect demonstrators


February 1st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.1 (ANI): The Egyptian Army, which has had a significant role to play in the country's political landscape for more than half-a-century, has told demonstrators that their demands are "legitimate" and ... Read more...

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Troops to combat mafia in Italian city


October 7th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Reggio Calabria (Italy), Oct 7 (IANS/AKI) A top government representative wants to deploy soldiers in this southern Italian city after a portable rocket launcher was sent to the city's chief prosecutor.Luigi Varratta ... Read more...

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Beefing army presence in northeast not aimed at China: Antony


February 15th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Pointing out that India was not a "war-mongering" nation, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday said that strengthening the Indian Army's presence in the northeast was not aimed ... Read more...

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Army presence can be lowered if situation improves: Omar Abdullah


November 24th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said there would be timely reduction in the army's presence in the state when the security situation normalises. He said ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan and US surrounded by common enemy: Holbrooke


July 22nd, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): US Special Envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has said India, Pakistan and the United States face a common enemy, and that a joint effort is ... Read more...

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US may ask Pak to initiate an all out offensive in South Waziristan


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 22 (ANI): The United States may ask Pakistan to initiate a full-fledged military operation in South Waziristan targeting the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Baitullah Mehsud during the US Special Envoy ... Read more...

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Pakistani army set for long haul in northwest: Editorial


June 6th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistani army might have the Taliban on the run in the country's restive northwest but it is in for a long haul as the true battle ... Read more...

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To protest Chinese rule Tibetan farmers refuse to sow spring crops


April 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Tibetan farmers discontented with the Chinese rule have refused to sow their fields in a show of passive resistance against Beijing.Chinese officials are so anxious at the latest ... Read more...

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Two Tibetan women arrested after protests


March 7th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (DPA) Two Tibetan women were arrested for staging separate protests that were critical of China in the Chinese province of Sichuan, an advocacy group for Tibet said Saturday. A nun ... Read more...

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Tibet under siege ahead of anniversary, activists say


March 6th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (DPA) China has placed Tibet under "de facto martial law" ahead of the 50th anniversary of the uprising against Chinese rule March 10, 1959, activists said Friday. The troop presence ... Read more...

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Pak troika decides on continued army presence in Swat till peace restored


February 20th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20 (ANI): Pakistans President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Army Chief Geneneral Ashfaq Parvez Kayani have decided to keep the Army in Swat till complete ... Read more...

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Indian Army presence in Afghanistan can ’squeeze’ Pakistan: Chief


January 14th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian Army Chief, General Deepak Kapoor, Wednesday agreed that Indian military presence in Afghanistan could give it some strategic depth against Pakistan. However, he added ... Read more...

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Violence escalates in Jammu, central team reviews situation (Intro Roundup)


August 5th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar Aug 4 (IANS) Tempers ran high in Jammu and Kashmir over land transfer to the Amarnath temple trust -- an issue that has communally polarised the state - with three people ... Read more...

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Separatists protest against army presence in Kashmir


November 14th, 2007 - 2:57 am ICT by admin
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