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British soldiers to be questioned over Iraq war crimes


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Hundreds of British soldiers will be investigated for crimes allegedly committed during the Iraq war, the Telegraph reported Sunday.Investigators with the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) ... Read more...

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British troops linked to prostitute’s murder in Kenya?


August 15th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A human rights group has claimed that two British soldiers are linked to an alleged prostitute's murder in Kenya.The 21-year-old was found dead in a hotel's ... Read more...

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British soldiers’ remains stored secretly


August 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Remains of British war heroes, who died in Afghanistan and Iraq are being secretly kept in an army lab without permission from their relatives, a media ... Read more...

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Don’t turn mosque row into Babri Masjid-2 (Comment)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
I am worried that unless the Akbarabadi Masjid row near Delhi's Jama Masjid is nipped in the bud, it might become Babri Masjid-2.Some smalltime politicians are trying to politicize the entire ... Read more...

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1,200 British soldiers put on standby for Olympics


July 20th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) An additional 1,200 soldiers have been put on standby to guard the London Olympics, bringing the total number of military personnel involved in the games to ... Read more...

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British troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014


May 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Troops of Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 to conduct counter-terrorism operations against the remnants of Al Qaeda after British ... Read more...

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Six British soldiers feared killed in Afghanistan blast


March 7th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Six British soldiers were reported missing, believed killed, after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence (MOD) ... Read more...

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British troops in Afghanistan may suffer mental problems


December 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) At least one in five British soldiers -- or 20 percent -- serving in Afghanistan will suffer from some mental illness after leaving the battlefield, a ... Read more...

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Cameron visits British troops in Afghanistan


December 20th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a surprise visit to the British troops in Afghanistan Tuesday, the government said.Cameron said the main purpose of his ... Read more...

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Insurgents kill NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


November 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed on Wednesday when he was attacked by insurgents in southern Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said one of ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole in danger after Afghanistan visit?


September 18th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has become a "prime target" for jihadis after visiting British troops in Afghanistan, some Britain-based radicals have warned."I find it completely outrageous that ... Read more...

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Prince Harry didn’t tell queen about his Arctic trip


August 15th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Prince Harry, who went on a charity trip to the Arctic earlier this year, kept the visit secret from his grandmother Queen Elizabeth as he believed ... Read more...

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Taliban planning ’spectacular’ attack in Afghanistan


August 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The Taliban are planning a "spectacular" terror attack in Afghanistan, the British army commander in the country has warned.Brigadier Ed Davis, who leads the Task ... Read more...

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Afghan military pilot kills eight NATO troops


April 28th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight foreign troops from the NATO-led force in Afghanistan and a contractor were killed by an Afghan Air Force pilot at the Kabul Airport ... Read more...

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Poles outraged over demand for Nazi memorial at UK soldiers’ gravesite


April 20th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr 19 (ANI): Polish veterans have been outraged by the demands of German survivors of Second World War that a memorial be built for their fallen comrades on the same site ... Read more...

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Muslim group threatens to disrupt William’s wedding


March 29th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) A group of extremist Muslims has allegedly threatened to disrupt the wedding of Prince William, saying "the day the nation has been dreaming of will ... Read more...

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Agra sex workers: Lives that count


March 25th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 25 (IANS) Perched on the high balconies of Agra's red light areas, they have been selling sex for years. And now the Taj city's sex workers are set ... Read more...

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Most Brits believe military action in Libya too risky


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 22 (ANI): Some 53 percent of Britons taking part in a ComRes poll, for ITV News, feel it would be unacceptable for British soldiers to die fighting against the Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Anti-Gaddafi group ‘hold British SAS’ in Libya after mess up diplomatic mission


March 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A British special forces unit was reportedly being captured by rebels in Libya, following a bungled mission to put a diplomat in touch with them.According to a ... Read more...

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UK slams Obama’s ‘France is America’s biggest ally’ comments


January 12th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): British political observers have criticised US President Barack Obama's recent statement that France is America's biggest ally, warning that such a message can undermine American-British ties."We ... Read more...

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New four-inch gadget can helps spot snipers


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) British soldiers are to test a revolutionary new device in Afghanistan that can pinpoint the exact position of enemy snipers 1,000 yards away.The tiny computerised 'sniper spotter', which ... Read more...

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Miliband denied Christmas visit to Afghanistan


December 5th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Ed Miliband, the leader of Britain's Labour Party, has been denied a chance to visit the country's troops in Afghanistan during Christmas, a media report said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey: A Must Watch For The Youth


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Ashutosh GowarikerCast: Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Feroz Wahid Khan, Vishakha Singh, Sikander Kher.Genre: Periodic drama.Rating: ***1/2Ashutosh Gowariker has come up with an yet another long periodic film but with a ... Read more...

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Britain to withdraw troops from Afghanistan from 2012: UK army chief


November 29th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London/Kabul, Nov.29 (ANI): British army chief, Sir David Richards, has said that troops are likely to begin withdrawing from Afghanistan in the early part of 2012.General Richards told The Daily Telegraph that ... Read more...

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Handful of Argentines could recapture Falklands, says UK military brass


November 28th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Senior British military sources have warned that a handful of Argentines may make an attempt to seize the Falkland Islands after a gap of almost 28 years.Although garrisoned by ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale’s letter on display


November 25th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) A letter written by legendry nurse Florence Nightangale, who served British soldiers during Crimean War over 150 years ago, has been put on display at a university in ... Read more...

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Prince William pays tribute to war dead


November 14th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Britian's Prince William, the second-in-line to the throne, went to Afghanistan Sunday to pay tribute to the British soldiers killed in conflicts since the First World War.While ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim fanatics burn poppy in protest against ‘murderer’ UK troops


November 12th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.12 (ANI): Hate-filled Brit Muslims burned a giant poppy, chanting "British soldiers burn in hell" during yesterday's two-minute silence to honour war dead.The extremists screamed "British troops are murderers" and "There ... Read more...

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UK prosecutors investigate Iraq abuse claims


November 10th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Three British soldiers are being investigated for alleged abuse of an Iraqi detainee, the BBC reported on Wednesday, and they could be charged with war crimes, judicial sources ... Read more...

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Jailed Taliban commander “regrets violent past,” backs Brit soldiers now in Afghanistan


November 6th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 6 (ANI): A jailed Taliban commander in Central Helmand Prison, Mullah Abdul Ghani, has claimed that he now deeply regrets his violent past and even hopes that British soldiers ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Defends Release Of Classified Documents


October 25th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addressed a news conference in London over the weekend where he talked about the 77,000 classified Pentagon documents about the Afghan war ... Read more...

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Lawyer claims Brit soldier killed Iraqi girl while she played


October 24th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Phil Shiner said the girl was killed as other soldiers were handing out sweets to kids to win 'hearts and minds'. 'The tank stopped at the end of the street. She is ... Read more...

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Wikileaks Reveals Incidents of ‘Friendly Fire’ On UK Troops


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest Wikileaks revelations on Iraq war may cause serious embarrassments to the US government as it appears. Apart from the USA's apparent ignorance of the ... Read more...

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Gurkha veteran warns other nations would hire brigade if UK rejects


September 5th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): A Gurkha veteran, Chhatra Rai, has warned that Gurkhas will fight for other nations if their brigade is axed from the British Army, as countries like Australia are ... Read more...

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New Muslim group threatens to launch terror atrocity similar to 7/7


August 1st, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.1 (ANI): A new Muslim extremist group has reportedly threatened to launch a terrorist atrocity similar to 7/7 during a highly ­provocative demonstration outside the front gates of Downing Street.Calling themselves ... Read more...

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