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Saddam Hussein’s secretary executed


June 7th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 7 (IANS) A secretary and close aide of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has been executed after being convicted for genocide, the Iraqi justice ministry said Thursday.Abed Hamid Hamoud ... Read more...

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If Gaddafi stays, American enemies will get emboldened: Rumsfeld


March 28th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Pensacola (Florida, US), Mar. 28 (ANI): Former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has said that if Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi remains in power, it will damage the prestige of the United States ... Read more...

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How an all-out cyberwar between US, China in 2020 might look like


March 24th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has hypothesised what an all-out cyberwar between the U.S. and China might look like.Christopher Bronk, author of ... Read more...

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MEA’s 24/7 situation room flooded with queries of Indians in Libya


February 24th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is working overtime at 24/7 situation room to take more than 250 calls and flurry of emails a day from concerned relatives ... Read more...

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‘PML-N a “pro-American” party’, Nawaz, Nisar told US envoy: WikiLeaks


December 1st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told the then US envoy to Pakistan, Anne W. Patterson, that his party- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz was pro-American, according to whistle-blower ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Vatican asks Iraq not to execute ‘Christian’ ex-minister Tariq Aziz


October 27th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, Oct. 27 (ANI): Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi has asked Iraq not to carry out the death sentence on former foreign minister Tariq Aziz.According to CNN, Aziz has gotten the Vatican's ... Read more...

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Iraqi PM criticizes timing of Wikileaks disclosure


October 24th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 24 (ANI): Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's office has criticized the timing of the release by Wikileaks of almost 400,000 secret US military documents about the conflict there.It said WikiLeaks ... Read more...

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Exposure to chemical warfare agent linked to long-term heart damage


October 14th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Researchers have found that exposure to the chemical warfare agent sarin can lead to heart dysfunction.Sarin is a chemical warfare agent belonging to class of compounds called organophosphates ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

John Oliver engaged to girlfriend Kate Norley


October 5th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
British correspondent John Oliver’s name has been struck off the single’s list. And that is because he is now engaged to his longtime girlfriend Kate Norley. The engagement of the lovebirds took ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zee Studio’s Thriller Tuesday Showcases THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE


September 25th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When his army unit was ambushed during the first Gulf War, Sergeant Raymond Shaw saved his fellow soldiers just as his commanding officer, then-Captain Ben Marco, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gulf War veterans experience severe muscle pain


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): Some 100,000 veterans who returned from the Gulf War have reported chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP) similar to fibromyalgia.A new study from Middleton Memorial Hospital in Madison and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exercise ‘reduces muscular pain’


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has found that acute exercise can worsen muscular pain but long-term exercise reduces it.Researchers from Middleton Memorial Hospital in Madison, Wis. and the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New study delves deeper into biomedical diagnosis of pain


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): While science has not yet devised a test to measure pain, researchers at University of Cincinnati are now examining the diagnosis of pain that evades scientific testing, and ... Read more...

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Kuwait marks 20 years since first Gulf war


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 2 (DPA) Kuwait's cabinet Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the 1990 invasion of the country by Iraqi troops, noting that the war had a lasting impact on citizens. Minister ... Read more...

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Michael Grimm: Republican Candidate For Congress


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Staten Island, New York, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Republican Party has decided upon their candidate for the Congress in the elections that will take place this fall. The decision ... Read more...

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US troops in Afghanistan outnumber those in Iraq


May 25th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): American troops in Afghanistan outnumber their counterparts in Iraq, new Pentagon figures show.According to officials, there are currently around 94,000 troops in Afghanistan compared to 92,000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran fires five missiles in Gulf war games


April 25th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 25 (IANS) Iran Sunday fired five missiles from its warships as part of the ongoing large-scale military exercise, dubbed "Great Prophet 5", in the Persian Gulf and the Straight of ... Read more...

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Saddam’s 45-minute WMD launch claim was included in dossier “for local colour”


January 21st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.21 (ANI): An inquiry into Britain's role in the second Gulf War has been provided with a report that dictator Saddam Hussein's claims of launching weapons of mass destruction in 45 ... Read more...

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DC Sniper John Allen Muhammad Executed On Tuesday In Virginia


November 11th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jarratt, Va., Nov.11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Allen Muhammad, who was accused of killing ten people in 2007, was executed on Tuesday after the court rejected the plea of his lawyers. ... Read more...

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George Clooney’s ‘The Men who stare at Goats’ gets mixed reviews


November 9th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) George Clooney’s new movie “The Men Who Stare At Goats,” opened in movie theaters last week. And the reviews have been mixed.According to newuniversity.org, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Save environment during armed conflicts: UN chief


November 5th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) More than 30 years since the massive defoliation campaigns of the Vietnam war, and nearly 20 years since the extensive pollution caused by the destruction of 600 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Empress Farah of Iran recalls how bad Jimmy Carter was as US President


September 23rd, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, September 23 (ANI): Empress Farah Pahlavi of Iran says that neither there would have been any problems in Afghanistan nor an Iran-Iraq war, had then U.S. President Jimmy Carter ... Read more...

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Serbia to return Iraqi fighter planes after 20 years


September 1st, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 1 (DPA) Days after Serbia signed a $100 million arms contract with Iraq, Baghdad is asking Belgrade to return 19 fighter planes that were sent to Serbia in 1989 for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michael “Scott” Speicher: The Remains Of The Pilot Discovered


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by GD
According the sources, The Department of Defense has reportedly discovered the remains of Michael "Scott" Speicher, the US Navy pilot who was reportedly shot down in Iraq during the infamous ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gulf War Syndrome


July 6th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
The whole of twentieth century bears testimony to the number of wars that has taken place, annihilating the lives of many and making worse the lives of those who survived. It had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air France Flight 447 may have been victim of terrorist attack


June 7th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A new theory has emerged that says the mysterious disappearance of Air France Flight 447, points to a possible terrorist attack against the aircraft by religious zealots.The theory ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Yellow Ribbon Returns


May 26th, 2009 - 12:44 am ICT by GD
The Montana National Guard unveiled its new "Yellow Ribbon Program" on Wednesday with the aim to support families when their loved ones are deployed in the National Military, irrespective of the branch. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brits know more about celebs than historical events


May 14th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 14 (ANI): Call it "celebrity fever" or, simply, lack of interest - majority of people are clueless about general history but when it comes to celebs they're pretty well-informed, ... Read more...

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Biden determined to shrink US vice-presidents role


December 15th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.15 (ANI): Incoming US Vice-President Joe Biden is reported to be laying out plans to significantly shrink the role of the vice presidency in Barack Obamas White House. An official familiar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama sends strong continuity signal to Israel by appointing Emanuel


November 6th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A day after his historic election to become the first Black US President, Barack Obama reached out to a prominent Jewish congressman Rahm Emanuel to be his ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US supplies Israel with long-range radar system


September 29th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.29 (ANI): The United States has supplied Israel with a powerful long-range radar system that would provide an extra early warning in case of an Iranian missile attack. According to The ... Read more...

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Women in the Air Force suffer from persistent health problems


August 15th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): A study, conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan (U-M), more than 80 percent of a sample of Air Force women deployed in Iraq and other ... Read more...

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Bulk of US airwomen in Iraq suffering ill effects of war


August 15th, 2008 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) More than 80 percent of US airwomen deployed in Iraq and elsewhere suffered from recurring fatigue, fever, hair loss and difficulty in concentrating, according to a Michigan University ... Read more...

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Turkey planning missile defence network


May 1st, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Ankara, May 1 (RIA Novosti) Turkey is planning to build its own long-range missile defence network by 2010. The missile shield would include at least eight anti-missile batteries meant to protect ... Read more...

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Ryan Phillippe almost enlisted in the U.S. Army


March 18th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): American actor Ryan Phillippe revealed that he almost enlisted in the U.S. Army during the first Gulf War.His reason for wanting to join the army was because ... Read more...

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