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British soldier gives birth during Afghanistan deployment


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman British soldier has delivered a child in Afghanistan in a first of its kind incident.The Royal Artillery soldier, who did not know she was ... Read more...

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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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Gurdwara shooting gunman identified as ex-soldier (Fourth Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A bald white man, with a 9/11 tattoo on one arm, who killed six worshippers at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin has been identified as a ... Read more...

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14 bodies recovered after China mudslide


July 9th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Fourteen bodies have been recovered following a mudslide in southwest China's Sichuan province, the authorities said Monday.Rescuers retrieved the 14 bodies from a rain-triggered mudslide in ... Read more...

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Pakistan prepares to deport Osama’s family


April 17th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistan is making arrangements to deport 16 members of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family after their 45-day jail term ends Tuesday midnight, a media ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet may be reshuffled, expanded


April 13th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan's federal cabinet is expected to be reshuffled and expanded within the next few days, a media report said Friday.As many as 4-5 new ministers could ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t extend ISI chief’s term


February 26th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The Pakistani government has decided not to extend the tenure of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha, a media report said.Pasha, who ... Read more...

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Two Russians detained for brawl on plane


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian couple engaged in a drunken brawl with French police on board a Brazil-bound plane in Paris, a media report said.A 30-year-old man and ... Read more...

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29 killed in Pakistan market blast (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 40 injured in a bomb blast at a taxi stand of a market in a town in northwest ... Read more...

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Zardari may leave for Dubai soon, says media report


January 10th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, who spent about two weeks in Dubai last month over heart ailment and medical treatment, is likely to leave for the ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan’s Quetta city blast


December 31st, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and over 20 wounded after a blast hit Pakistan's Quetta city Friday, said police sources and media reports.The toll ... Read more...

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Beckham likely to sign with Paris Saint-Germain


December 21st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 21 (IANS) Veteran British midfielder David Beckham will soon join French top league soccer club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) for 18 months, a local daily reported Wednesday."After many ... Read more...

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Apple, Google working on wearable devices


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 20 (IANS) Apple and Google are working on wearable technology that would send data to their smartphones, US media reported Monday.Researchers in Google's secret Google X lab, ... Read more...

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Russia to build AK-47 ammunition factory in Cuba


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) Russia plans to build a factory in Cuba to make ammunition for AK-47 assault rifles, an official said Thursday."The components were taken to Cuba a few ... Read more...

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Did Pakistani Kashmir leader meet central interlocutor?


September 20th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Visiting former Pakistani Kashmir prime minister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary Tuesday denied meeting central interlocutor Radha Kumar but a local news agency, citing sources, insisted he had ... Read more...

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Obama cuts a debt deal with Congress (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama and congressional leaders have reached an eleventh hour agreement to raise the $14.3 trillion federal debt limit in two stages by as ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn’s semen found on maid’s shirt


May 24th, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) The semen of former managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn was found on the shirt of a hotel maid who alleges ... Read more...

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Osama widows ‘hostile’ to Americans in interviews


May 13th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Three of Osama bin Laden's widows were "hostile" towards the Americans when they were interviewed by US intelligence officers under the supervision of Pakistani's intelligence service, ... Read more...

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‘Japan has no plans to dump spent nuclear fuel abroad’


May 10th, 2011 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan has no plans to dispose its spent nuclear fuel overseas, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Chiaki Takahashi was quoted by Kyodo news agency as ... Read more...

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Heavy drinkers may lose driving licence for life in China


April 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Driving drunk in China is likely to cause serious repercussions for offenders, with the authorities contemplating a maximum penalty of revoking their licences for life in ... Read more...

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Fresh protests in Yemen


March 1st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 1 (IANS) Thousands of anti-government protesters Tuesday gathered outside the Sana'a University here to demand the ouster of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, a media report said.Thousands of government loyalists ... Read more...

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Apple to unveil new iPad


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Tech giant Apple is set to unveil a new version of its hugely successful iPad in March. The iPad 2 will be thinner than its predecessor and feature ... Read more...

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Mubarak ‘very sick’, fainting due to depression


February 15th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is "very sick" and has fainted on at least one occasion at the Red Sea holiday villa in Sharm el-Sheikh where he was ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak is gravely ill: Report


February 14th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is ill, the state media reported Monday.The 82-year-old former head of state is in a "severe psychological condition and is declining treatment ... Read more...

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One-eyed Ilyas Kashmiri is ‘one of the world’s most dangerous men’


November 11th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Counter-terrorism officials on three continents consider Ilyas Kashmiri, leader of an anti-India Pakistani terror group, as one of the most dangerous men in the world, according ... Read more...

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Gunmen storm Chechnya parliament, three killed


October 19th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 19 (ANI): At least three people killed by Chechen militants after the latter stormed the Chechnya Parliament and shooting broke out in cabinet room.The Guardian quoted reports from Moscow as ... Read more...

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13 killed in clash over water in Pakistan


September 16th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed Thursday in a fresh clash between two tribal groups over water dispute in Pakistan's northwestern Kurram region. In the clash between ... Read more...

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Apple to launch mini iPad soon


August 18th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Technology giant Apple Inc. is reportedly planning to release a mini iPad this December, a media report said Wednesday. Details of a smaller version of the iPad were leaked ... Read more...

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Pakistan to allow goods from Afghanistan to India


July 19th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan Sunday agreed on a transit trade deal, allowing Afghanistan access through air and through the Wagah border for trade with India. However, Pakistan denied the ... Read more...

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Attacks on Pakistani leaders, parliament feared


June 20th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan's intelligence agencies have warned the federal and provincial governments that terrorists might be planning a major attack on the country's parliament and on prominent leaders to seek ... Read more...

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250 suspects detained over Lahore terror attack


May 30th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 30 (IANS) Over 250 suspects have been detained following the Lahore terror attack in which at least 90 people were killed as intelligence agencies feared that terrorists could target ... Read more...

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43 militants killed in Pakistan


May 17th, 2010 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) At least 43 militants were killed Sunday when Pakistani fighter jets pounded militant hideouts in the country's Orakzai tribal agency. Five soldiers were killed in the offensive, Xinhua ... Read more...

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13 killed in Pakistan drone attack


May 16th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region Saturday, a media report said. The attack in the Terah valley area of ... Read more...

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CNBC: Liberal Democrats and Conservatives reach deal to form new UK government


May 11th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- News reports on Tuesday indicated that the Liberal Democrats have reached a deal with the Conservatives to form a new British government, which would force Prime Minister Gordon ... Read more...

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First candidate appears as UK Prime Minister Brown says he will resign as Labour leader


May 11th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Monday said he will resign as Labour Party leader within months after the party lost last week's parliamentary elections. "The reason ... Read more...

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