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UN chief wants reduced Syria observer mission

July 7th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has urged the Security Council to reduce the number of unarmed military observers in Syria and focus more on political ... Read more...

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Britain withdraws civilian staff from Kabul

February 26th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Britain has announced to temporarily withdraw its civilian staff from Kabul after the shooting dead of two NATO officers at the Afghan interior ministry.The civilian members ... Read more...

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15,000 British police officers pushed paper, arrested no one

September 5th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) About 15,000 police officers in Britain did not arrest a single criminal last year as they were busy doing paperwork, a report has revealed.Research by the ... Read more...

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28,000 British policemen to lose jobs

March 8th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A total of 28,000 British policemen would lose their jobs in the next four years due to government spending cuts, a police association has said.The Association ... Read more...

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Britain steps up security, fearing Mumbai-like attack

November 27th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Gun-totting British policemen have been deployed in many shopping centres in Britain to combat the threat of a Mumbai-like massacre ahead of the Christmas holidays, a media report ... Read more...

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Security tightened on UK streets to combat Mumbai-style terror attacks before Christmas

November 27th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Security has been tightened on Britain's streets ahead of Christmas over fears that the country could be targeted by terrorists to carry out Mumbai-style attacks on the public ... Read more...

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Canada to pull civilian staff from Kandahar, base training mission in Kabul

November 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Nov 17 (ANI): Canada is slashing aid to Afghanistan and abandoning any presence in Kandahar by withdrawing not only troops but civilian officials who manage development projects from a Provincial Reconstruction ... Read more...

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Antony meets South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul

September 4th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), Sep 4 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony, who is currently on an official visit to South Korea, called on President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul.The duo discussed all issues relating ... Read more...

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India, South Korea ink two MOUs to boost defence cooperation

September 3rd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (South Korea), Sep 3 (ANI): India and South Korea on Friday inked two landmark Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) to give a huge boost to strategic defence cooperation between the two nations.The ... Read more...

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Obama seeks $3.1 bn aid for Pakistan to defeat Al Qaeda

February 2nd, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama has sought $3.1 billion in non-military aid for Pakistan and $4.0 billion for Afghanistan "to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat Al Qaeda" by ... Read more...

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UN death toll in Haiti climbs to 61

January 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations on Thursday reported that the UN death toll has climbed to 61 as rescuers continue their efforts to both find people alive and ... Read more...

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UN Haiti headquarter collapses in earthquake

January 13th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) The headquarter of the UN mission in Haiti has collapsed in a massive earthquake that struck the country Tuesday evening, an official said. Under Secretary General for Peacekeeping ... Read more...

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Eleven killed as U.N. plane crashes in Haiti

October 10th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) – Eleven people were killed on Friday when the plane they were on crashed into a mountain in western Haiti, officials told BNO News.Eleven peacekeepers were on board ... Read more...

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Scottish cops list Jedi as their official religion!

April 17th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Strathclycde Police in Scotland, have listed eight officers, who follow Star Wars' Jedi religion as their official faith.A Jane's Police Review had been carried out to see how ... Read more...

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Asian policewoman in Britain complains of racism

September 11th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) The London Metropolitan Police (Met) may face a racism charge once again, this time from a senior Asian woman officer who is claiming she is the target of ... Read more...

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Beat cops will vanish from UK streets within 15 yrs, fears Essex Police chief

July 2nd, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Too many policemen have been taken off the streets and police officers will vanish from patrolling the beat on Britains streets within 15 years, the Essex police ... Read more...

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UN marks 60 years of peacekeeping

May 30th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 29 (DPA) Tribute was paid Thursday to UN peacekeepers exactly 60 years after the first operation was authorized. United Nations Under-Secretary-General and head of the UN office at Geneva Sergei ... Read more...

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Fighting flares in disputed Sudanese oil town

May 20th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi/Khartoum, May 20 (DPA) Heavy fighting broke out Tuesday between Sudanese government forces and former rebels from the south in the flash point oil-rich town of Abyei, the BBC reported. Clashes erupted ... Read more...

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Calls to Brit cops could soon be answered by Indian call centres

November 14th, 2007 - 1:51 am ICT by admin

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