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China must strengthen its nuclear capabilities, says daily


September 7th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) China should accelerate the renewal and consolidation of its nuclear deterrence capabilities, said a state-run Chinese daily that wanted the momentum to be continued, so that ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani Taliban leaders killed


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Two key commanders of the Pakistani Taliban have been killed in clashes with security forces in northwest Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reported Sunday.The clashes took ... Read more...

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Russian warships hold drills in Mediterranean


August 11th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian joint naval task force on a training mission in the Mediterranean has conducted two-day tactical exercises with live-firing drills, the defense ministry said.The ... Read more...

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Syria: UN says military operation in Tremseh targeted activists


July 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TREMSEH, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military operation carried out in the Syrian village of Tremseh on Thursday targeted mainly army defectors and activists, according to United Nations (UN) observers who visited ... Read more...

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No hostility for Turkey: Syria (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 24 (IANS) A day after shooting down a Turkish military plane which penetrated Syrian territorial waters, Syrian government has said it holds no hostility towards Turkey despite its ... Read more...

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Syria admits shooting down Turkish warplane


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 23 (IANS) Syria Saturday confirmed having shot down a Turkish fighter jet which had entered the Syrian airspace earlier Friday.A Turkish fighter jet had penetrated the ... Read more...

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Nearly 90 killed in new massacre in Syria: Report


June 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 7 (IANS) Opposition activists and Syrian government forces clashed with each other in al-Qubayr village in the country's northern Hama province, leading to the death of at least ... Read more...

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Disclose who leaked army chief’s letter: BJP


May 15th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday asked the government to disclose how a sensitive letter on defence preparedness written by Army chief V. K. Singh ... Read more...

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Field trials of upgraded Bofors gun in January 2013


March 20th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) An upgraded version of the 155mm Bofors gun, the Indian Army's most potent artillery weapon, will be ready for field trials in January 2013, a top ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 15 (IANS) The Israeli military will acquire rockets with ranges of 40 and 150 km, a media report said.Brig-Gen. David Suissa, the commander of the army's Artillery ... Read more...

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Israeli army to acquire long-range rockets


March 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 15 (IANS) In the wake of growing threats posed by rockets at the disposal of Israel's foes, the Israeli military will acquire rockets of its own, an Israeli ... Read more...

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Three Indian entities among world’s top 100 arms manufacturers


February 27th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Two Indian companies - Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Bharat Electronics (BEL) - and one entity - the Ordnance Factories Board (OFB) - figure in ... Read more...

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‘Syrian conflict may become long and bloody’


February 25th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 24 (IANS/WAM) The continuation of the current violence in Syria is alarming and raises a great level of concern that it may become a long and bloody ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s UAV crashes (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an ... Read more...

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Indian Navy’s UAV crashes


February 16th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an ... Read more...

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Russian man buys wooden crates, finds AK-47s inside


January 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia was caught by surprise when the wooden crates he bought as firewood contained at least 79 AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition.The ... Read more...

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Crushing retaliation awaits the next aggressor: Kayani


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Any future aggression will see Pakistan responding "with full force, regardless of the cost and consequences" and soldiers need not wait for directions from the high ... Read more...

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China reorganises two military academies


November 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 5 (IANS) China has reorganised two of its top military academies, including one that imparts training to the armoured forces.President Hu Jintao and the Central Military Commission (CMC) ... Read more...

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6 injured in rocket attack at Pakistani governor’s meet


October 11th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Suspected Taliban militants Tuesday fired rockets at a jirga or council of elders in a Pakistani tribal region when the governor of northwestern Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa ... Read more...

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To plug officer shortage, Indian Army to open Bihar academy


June 17th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Grappling with a shortage of over 12,500 army officers, India is all set to open a swanky new military training academy at Gaya in Bihar ... Read more...

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Russia, Norway to begin naval drills


May 11th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Norway will begin a joint large-scale naval exercise - Pomor-2011 - Wednesday, a spokesman for Russia's Northern Fleet said.The six-day exercise in the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces firing cluster bombs into residential neighborhoods in Misrata


April 16th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 16 (ANI): The forces of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi are reportedly firing cluster bombs into residential neighborhoods, which have been banned by much of the world, in their bid to overtake ... Read more...

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Oz to allow women to fight on frontline


April 12th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 12 (ANI): The Australian Government has said it would lift the ban on female soldiers by allowing them to fight on the frontline.Former soldiers and defence groups have welcomed the ... Read more...

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Four journalists held by Gaddafi forces: Human Rights Watch


April 8th, 2011 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Four journalists - one Spanish, two Americans and a South African - deployed to cover the conflict in Libya are being held by forces loyal to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces carry on shelling rebels in Misrata


April 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 4 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been shelling the rebel-held city of Misrata, 150 km from the capital Tripoli, Xinhua cited Al-Jazeera TV in ... Read more...

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Pakistanis pray for great game of cricket


March 28th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistanis on Facebook have said they are "all looking forward to a great game of cricket" at Mohali, while a cricket fan on Twitter said: ... Read more...

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‘International coalition forces’ strikes fail to halt Gaddafi forces from attacking civilians’


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 23 (ANI): A top U.S. commander might have claimed that four days of air strike by international coalition soldiers have weakened forces of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and largely destroyed ... Read more...

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Libyan air strike on Benghazi kills 26


March 19th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, , March 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 26 were killed and over 40 were wounded after forces loyal to Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi pounded the rebellious city of Benghazi ... Read more...

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Arab League urges UNSC to impose no-fly zone on Libya


March 13th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Mar 13 (ANI): The Arab League has urged the United Nations Security Council to impose a no-fly zone on Libya, increasing pressure on Europe and the US to take firm action ... Read more...

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Libyan military enters key town near Tripoli (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi broke through opposition defences and entered Az Zawiyah city near the country's capital Saturday.The military offensive was launched ... Read more...

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Libyan military attacks anti-government forces near Tripoli


March 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military offensive on Libya's Az Zawiyah city, near the country's capital, has witnessed the army managing to break through the opposition defences and enter ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime’s snipers kill 15 mourners attending funeral of protesters in Libya


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 20 (ANI): Sniper commandos have reportedly shot dead at least 15 mourners and wounded many others attending the funeral of protesters killed during the Libyan uprising as Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's ... Read more...

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Lee has new tricks to contain World Cup batters


January 19th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 19 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who will lead the Australian pace attack in the World Cup, has added extra variation to his artillery, including a slower-ball bouncer.While still capable ... Read more...

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US not bent on ‘constraining’ China’s rise and growth: Hillary Clinton


January 15th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15(ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that the Obama administration is not bent on containing China.Clinton's comment comes four days before Chinese President Hu Jintao's scheduled state ... Read more...

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South Korea labels North Korea ‘enemy’ in latest defense White Paper


December 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Dec. 30 (ANI): South Korea has labeled rival North Korea as an enemy in its latest defense white paper released Thursday by the defense ministry here.The biennial paper opted for a ... Read more...

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