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EU to work with Belarusian minister despite sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union has said that it will work with the new Belarusian foreign minister despite the fact that he is subject to EU ... Read more...

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Has Mitt Romney chosen David Petraeus as his VP?


August 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was rumored that Gen. David Petraeus has being chosen by Mitt Romney as his running mate. General David is the one who guided the American ... Read more...

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Act against corrupt ex-generals: Pakistani daily


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A probe into a financial scandal in an army-run organisation is a test case, said a leading Pakistani daily that wondered whether "high-profile targets - now ... Read more...

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Allegations against Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Allegations against CJI aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran


June 14th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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US warships to visit Vietnam


April 18th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A fleet of US warships will dock at Tien Sa port in Vietnam April 23 for a five-day collaborative programme between the navies of the two ... Read more...

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US generals to hold talks with Kayani


March 28th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Two top US generals will hold talks with the Pakistani army chief Wednesday for the first time since NATO air strikes killed 24 Pakistani soldiers four ... Read more...

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Independent Election Commission sought in Pakistan


January 8th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazlur) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has urged Pakistan's opposition parties to evolve a consensus on setting up an independent Election Commission for holding ... Read more...

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US military to have fewer generals and admirals


December 30th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The US armed forces have begun thinning the ranks of generals and admirals with the aim of bringing the number of senior officers back down ... Read more...

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US military hands over former headquarters to Iraq


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Camp Victory, the US military headquarters in Iraq, has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, BBC reported Friday.Camp Victory is in the grounds of a huge ... Read more...

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Breakthrough may pave way for new malaria drugs


November 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) Researchers have shown how the malaria parasite can survive in a type of white blood cell in the spleen -- a breakthrough that could lead to ... Read more...

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Gorkha Rifles veterans relive memories


November 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 20 (IANS) It was a nostalgic occasion Sunday when officers and other ranks of the Gorkha Rifles assembled in a Himachal Pradesh army cantonment to relive their memories.Over ... Read more...

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Poland dismisses air force officials after plane crash report


August 5th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 5 (IANS) Poland has disbanded a special air force regiment responsible for carrying top officials and dismissed 14 high-ranked officials after the probe into the plane crash that ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Rath cleared of intent to defraud


July 15th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 15 (IANS) An army court Friday stuck to its earlier finding and pronounced that former 33 Corps commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath was not guilty of the charge ... Read more...

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Egypt to sack 700 policemen over killing of protesters


July 14th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) At least 700 police officers in Egypt would be removed from their jobs over the killing of protesters during the revolution that led to the ouster ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: army court’s verdict likely Friday


July 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) An army court that has been asked to revise one of its findings against former 33 Corps commander, Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath, in the Sukna land ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Rath challenges revision order (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 11 (IANS) The general court martial (GCM), which convicted former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath in the Sukna land scam in West Bengal, reassembled here Monday ... Read more...

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Three ex-generals face probe for corruption


June 26th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Three retired Pakistani generals are facing a probe for corruption. The Dawn said Sunday that such an investigation was taking place for the first time in ... Read more...

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Killing of Bin Laden certifies that Pak is a terrorist sanctuary: Expert


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The killing of Osama bin Laden once again shows that the real terrorist sanctuaries are located not along Pakistan's borders with Afghanistan and India, but in the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa calls for UN intervention against Lanka president for alleged war crimes


April 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr. 27 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday asked the UPA Government to move the UN against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for "war ... Read more...

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Pakistan a haven for those who don’t pay taxes: Daily


April 21st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan has become a haven for those not paying their taxes, said a leading daily that noted "nobody will ask any questions, let alone arrest and ... Read more...

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Egypt court orders dissolution of Mubarak’s ex-ruling party


April 17th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Apr 17 (ANI): An Egyptian court has ordered the dissolution of the country's former ruling party led by ousted President Hosni Mubarak, and the confiscation of its assets.The move, which indicate ... Read more...

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Mercenaries could help Libya’s rag-tag rebels: UK generals


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): Mercenaries could be drafted into Libya to help rebel forces because British military chiefs believe the war against Colonel Gaddafi cannot be won with air strikes alone.According ... Read more...

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Ivory Coast President negotiating exit with UN


April 6th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Abidjan, Apr 6 (ANI): The United Nations has said the Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo's departure from power is being negotiated following a fierce assault by forces loyal to his rival Alassane ... Read more...

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Three top Yemen generals join opposition against President Saleh


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22 (ANI): Three top generals of Yemen, including Major General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, have thrown their support behind the protesters, as have several ambassadors and diplomats.The withdrawal of support ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army threat always lurking: Pakistani daily


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) A political party's appeal for "patriotic generals" to rescue Pakistan was described as hollow by a leading Pakistani daily which, however, warned that "it does ... Read more...

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Mubarak resignation creates political vacuum for US in Middle East


February 12th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): President Hosni Mubarak's decision to step down after three decades in power presents the Obama administration with a political vacuum in the Middle East.According to the Washington Post, the ... Read more...

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‘Generals’ have become burden on Pakistan’s population: Altaf Hussain


February 1st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 01(ANI): 'Generals' have become a burden on Pakistan instead of rendering their services to the motherland, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has said.In his telephonic address to a ... Read more...

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Army court finds Lt. Gen. Rath guilty in Sukna land scam


January 21st, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) An army court martial Friday pronounced former 33 Corps Commander Lt. Gen. Rath guilty on three counts in a land scam in the Sukna military station in West ... Read more...

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Pakistani newspapers apologise for publishing ‘fake’ anti-India WikiLeaks cables


December 10th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 10 (ANI): Leading Pakistani newspapers, which had published fake WikiLeaks cables attacking the Indian Army for false propaganda, have acknowledged that their reports were unauthentic.The Express Tribune published an apology ... Read more...

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‘China losing patience with Burma’: Wikileaks


December 10th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10(ANI): The Chinese government, Burma's closest ally, is losing patience with the military regime over its failure to implement political and other reforms, according to classified US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

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Benazir ‘betrayed by own party’ more than Musharraf over assassination probe: Pak editorial


November 24th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 24 (ANI): Former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto, who had expressed apprehensions regarding her security and named three individuals- including former president Pervez Musharraf- to be held responsible if anything ... Read more...

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Pak cricket needs urgent catharsis to rid it of its cancer: Roebuck


October 26th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 26(ANI): Pakistan cricket has been betrayed by the people it trusted most, its officials and captains, noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said.In a syndicated column for the Sydney Morning ... Read more...

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“Patriotic” Pak Army needs no invitation for intervening in politics: PML-F


September 17th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 17 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League Functional (PML-F) chief Pir Pagara has said that all Generals of the Pak Army are patriots, and the Army would not come into national ... Read more...

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‘French Revolution’ knocking at the door of Pak to hang corrupt politicians: MQM chief


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 3(ANI): Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has said that his party will not allow any corrupt political leader or feudal lord to escape, and insisted that all the ... Read more...

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