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Two trucks blown up on Myanmar border


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Armed members of an ethnic group have blown up two trucks near Myanmar's eastern border with Thailand, state media reported Tuesday.The trucks were blown up by ... Read more...

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Iran to exhibit downed US drone’s model


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 8 (IANS) Iran will put on public display a model of the downed US drone next Saturday when it will mark the anniversary of the establishment of the ... Read more...

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Iran to decide downed US drone’s fate


December 18th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 18 (IANS) Iran's foreign minister Ali-Akbar Salehi has said that the fate of the downed US spy drone would be decided by the country and rejected the ... Read more...

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Obama says US asking Iran to return downed drone


December 13th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Monday that his country has asked Iran to return a downed US reconnaissance drone."As has already been indicated, we have ... Read more...

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Iran shoots down US drone: Report


December 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 4 (IANS) A US drone was shot down by the Iranian military in the eastern part of the country Sunday, a media report said.Xinhua quoting the Arabic-language al-Alam ... Read more...

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India, France perfect counter-insurgency warfare skills


October 21st, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chaubatia (Uttarakhand), Oct 21 (IANS) With terrorism and insurgency becoming a global threat, India and France Friday completed in a mountainous forest terrain setting their first joint army exercise ... Read more...

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Vacate airbase in Balochistan, Pakistan tells US


June 30th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Pakistan has told the US to withdraw its troops from the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan that has been used to launch drone attacks, a media report ... Read more...

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Dhaka to take up border killings with New Delhi


April 12th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has said it would "take up strongly" with New Delhi the issue of killing of its nationals by India's Border Security Force (BSF).Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Antony to visit North-East to review security situation, infrastructure development


February 17th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Concerned over the rapid modernization of China's armed forces, Defence Minister AK Antony will be on a two-day visit to the North-East to ... Read more...

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Pakistan defence photos found in US official’s camera


February 9th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Prosecutors have recommended registering an espionage case against US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two Pakistanis in Lahore, after police retrieved from his camera photographs of some ... Read more...

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Pak shifting troops from Afghan to Indian border will be “very damaging” to US interests


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2(ANI): US Assistant Secretary of State for Central and South Asian Affairs Robert Blake has appreciated Pakistan for deploying approximately 140,000 troops from its Indian border to the Afghan border, ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to discuss anti-terror cooperation


January 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Anti-terror cooperation, incidents of firing on India's eastern border and extradition of a top ULFA leader will top the agenda of a bilateral meeting on security between ... Read more...

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Pakistan shifted emphasis away from India border, says US


December 18th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Pakistan was shifting its emphasis away from its eastern border with India, a decision it had taken on its own because of a "definite shift" in Islamabad's military ... Read more...

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Pak has 43 terrorist camps, including 22 in occupied Kashmir: Indian Army chief


December 11th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11(ANI): There are 43 terrorist camps in Pakistan, 22 of which are located in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, the then Indian Chief of Army Staff, General Deepak Kapoor, told US ... Read more...

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Pak Army’s re-focus on Indian border instead of FATA was terrorists’ aim behind 26/11?


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): The 2008 Mumbai attacks may have been a success for terrorists, if their plan was to ensure that the Pakistan Army would not shift its troops from the ... Read more...

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“Pak Army always in favour of resolution of all disputes including Kashmir”: Musharraf


November 13th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Despite the Pakistan military being perceived as "intransigent" by the world, it has always been in favour of resolution of all disputes, including Kashmir, former military ruler ... Read more...

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Myanmar releases AFP journalist after sneaking into country


November 9th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by BNO News
NAYPYIDAW (BNO NEWS) -- A Japanese journalist working for the AFP news agency was released from custody in Myanmar (Burma) on Tuesday, according to the Kyodo news agency.The Kyodo news agency reported ... Read more...

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Mumbai II may provoke full blown India-Pakistan war: US panel


September 11th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Another Mumbai type terrorist attack on an Indian city may provoke a full blown India-Pakistan war, a panel of top US counter experts has warned ... Read more...

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Address root cause to change Pakistan’s India focus: Former ISI chief


August 12th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) A former Pakistani spymaster credited with helping create the Afghan Taliban says Pakistan's India focus would not change unless what he called the "root cause" ... Read more...

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‘Disenchanted’ Karzai loses hope in US, leaning towards Pak to end Taliban insurgency


June 10th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun.10 (ANI): Disenchanted over the failure of the US led allied forces' to reign in the Taliban and Al-Qaeda even after more than eight years, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is ... Read more...

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India no threat to Pakistan: US


June 4th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.4 (ANI): The United States has clarified that it does not see India as a threat to Pakistan, thus it would continue to urge Islamabad to move out troops from the ... Read more...

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US to continue reassuring Pak that it faces no threat from India


April 30th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.30 (ANI): A top US official has said that Pakistan must recognise the fact that by taking on the Taliban and other extremist groups threatening its very existence, it is ... Read more...

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US must reassure Pakistan about India, says US official


April 30th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 30 (IANS) With Pakistan's traditional defence posture still geared to conventional military conflict with India and not counterinsurgency, a top Pentagon official says the US needs to ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies reports on troop shift


April 30th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday denied US reports that it has shifted 100,000 troops from its eastern border with India to its western frontier with Afghanistan, terming the reports "baseless, ... Read more...

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Pakistan shifts 100,000 troops from India border to Afghan frontier: Pentagon (Second Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan has shifted 100,000 troops from its eastern border with India to its western border with Afghanistan to meet domestic terror threats, the Pentagon said ... Read more...

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`Pakistan moved 100,000 soldiers from its border with India’ (Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 29 (IANS) In a tacit acknowledgement that internal insurgency is a greater threat now, Pakistan has moved 100,000 troops from its border with India to the Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan moved 100,000 troops from its border with India: Pentagon


April 29th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan has shifted 100,000 troops from its border with India to join the campaign against Taliban militants near its border with Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday . "More ... Read more...

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Peace in India only because of Pak’s stern action against terrorists: Malik


April 25th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.25 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has rebuked India's charge of Islamabad doing little against terror training camps being operated on its soil, saying had it been the case there ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s positive steps being marred by India’s internal politics: Qureshi


April 25th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Multan, Apr.25 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's positive steps in reducing heightened tension between India and Pakistan is being marred by ... Read more...

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Pak’s ‘Azm-e-Nau-III’ military exercise a message to India?


April 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Bahawalpur (Pakistan), Apr 19(ANI): The six-week-long Azm-e-Nau-III military exercise being conducted by the Pakistani armed forces is being seen as a message to India, as the exercise is being held on ... Read more...

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Tomb of royal scribe unearthed in Egypt


April 15th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15(ANI): Archaeologists have found a burial tomb of an ancient royal scribe at a spot near Ismailia, east of Cairo, Egypt.The crypt is built of mud bricks and has rectangular ... Read more...

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Dot reduces call charges of satellite phones for para military forces in border areas


April 12th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 12 (ANI): In a gesture tobenefit all Para Military Forces serving along the border outposts throughout the country, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has decided to reduce ... Read more...

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Pakistan changes air force security doctrine to counter militancy (Lead)


March 27th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 27 (DPA) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF), traditionally trained to defend the air space against India, has modified its security doctrine to counter the home-grown Taliban insurgency, the PAF ... Read more...

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Backlash from Taliban attacks pushes Pakistan to act, says US


March 15th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The backlash from Taliban attacks on places from Kashmir to Karachi has led to greater Pakistani cooperation with the US in the Afghanistan war, says the US ... Read more...

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Pak needs to correct strategic depth in Afghanistan for good ties with India


February 12th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.12 (ANI): Pakistan would need to correct its strategic depth in Afghanistan to facilitate good relations with India, says a Daily Times report.According to the report, the Pakistani security establishment should ... Read more...

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