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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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IAF Sukhoi jet crashes near Pune, pilots safe


December 13th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 13 (IANS) A frontline Sukhoi jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near this Maharashtra city Tuesday but the two pilots bailed out to safety, an ... Read more...

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US airbase in Kyrgyzstan to have less troops


July 4th, 2011 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) A US airbase in Kyrgyzstan that serves as a key transit centre for war efforts in Afghanistan will lessen the number of its personnel, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan removes naval base commander after attack


May 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The commander of a Pakistani naval air base in Karachi has been removed from his post following a terrorist attack on the facility that left 14 ... Read more...

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U.S. Navy to allow women to serve on submarines


April 30th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30(ANI): The first women allowed to serve aboard submarines will be reporting for duty by 2012, the U.S. Navy said.The century-old ban on women serving with men in the cramped ... Read more...

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Eastern Air Command chief reviews preparedness of the fleet


April 9th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 9 (ANI): Air Marshal KK Nohwar, Air Officer Commanding in Chief (AOC-in-C), Eastern Air Command (EAC), who is on a four-day visit to various Indian Air Force (IAF) bases in ... Read more...

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Fort Hood shooter shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ before shooting


November 7th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Hood, Nov 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fort Hood shooter who infamously shot 13 people and injured dozens apparently shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ before starting his shooting spree.‘The thirty-nine year old ... Read more...

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12 killed in US Army base shooting rampage (Third Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) A US Army psychiatrist opened fire on his fellow officers at the Fort Hood military base in Texas Thursday, killing 12 people and wounding 31 others. Contrary to ... Read more...

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12 killed in US Army base shooting spree (Roundup)


November 6th, 2009 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) A US Army officer opened fire on a base in Texas Thursday, killing 11 people before being shot to death by the police. Two other soldiers were ... Read more...

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US Army base shooting leaves at least 12 dead (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) At least one gunman opened fire on a US Army base in Texas Thursday, killing 11 people before being shot and killed by police, authorities said. An additional ... Read more...

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Paramount chooses army base for G.I. Joe premiere


August 4th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) More than 1,000 service members and their families at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland got to see the premiere of "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," the last ... Read more...

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Britain’s biggest UFO mystery revealed by Air Force base chief


July 9th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 9 (ANI): For years, Britain's biggest UFO mystery had been kept under wraps, but now an Air Force official has admitted that an "extra-terrestrial" craft did visit the air base ... Read more...

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