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Russia to sell 52 choppers to China


September 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday signed a contract with China for the delivery of a total of 52 Mi-171E (Hip) transport helicopters.The Mi-171 E, an export version of ... Read more...

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18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.Local media ... Read more...

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10 soldiers, 40 militants killed in Pakistan clash


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) At least 40 militants and 10 soldiers were killed in a clash Tuesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.As many as 32 other ... Read more...

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20 militants killed in Pakistan


November 16th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) At least 20 militants were killed in clashes with security forces Wednesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.The clashes took place ... Read more...

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40 militants killed in Pakistan


July 7th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) At least 40 militants were killed during a clash with security forces in Pakistan's Kurram Agency Thursday, Geo News reported.The fierce clash occurred between militants and ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to learn how to fight in Apache helicopter


March 13th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): Prince Harry is all set to learn how to fight in an Apache helicopter.The royal is off to a secret US experimental combat weapons base where he ... Read more...

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Pakistan clashes kill 11 soldiers, 24 militants (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Fierce clashes between the Taliban militants and security personnel at five security checkposts in Pakistan's restive northwest left 11 soldiers and 24 militants dead Friday, an official ... Read more...

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NATO aircraft violate Pak airspace yet again despite repeated assurances to contrary


October 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO's aircraft once again breached the country's airspace today morning over its border town of Torkham, local media ... Read more...

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Missile sent to Britain through ordinary post!


October 13th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A missile was sent to Britain through ordinary post by military engineers in Afghanistan, triggering a full-scale alert.The 70mm Flechette rocket travelled 3,500 miles from Afghanistan to an ... Read more...

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Attack on NATO trucks: New group claims responsibility


October 8th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Claiming responsibility for the attacks on NATO oil tankers, a new terror group has threatened that it would continue with the strikes till the coalition force leaves ... Read more...

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Pakistani jets kill 10 civilians, dozens of militants


September 1st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (DPA) At least 10 civilians were among 40 people killed when jet fighters and gunship helicopters targeted rebel hideouts in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, security ... Read more...

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Militants nabbed after 10 hours siege in Peshawar


August 28th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Security forces managed to overpower militants who took two officials hostage and were holed up in an office building after more than 10 hours of gunfight ... Read more...

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Angel of Death - most lethal flying artillery against terrorists


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The 'Angel of Death' is the world's biggest flying artillery gun -- the latest weapon being used by the British and US Special Forces to defeat Taliban ... Read more...

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Pak Army kills 16 Taliban militants in Orakzai Agency


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 23(ANI): At least 16 militants were killed and several others wounded during the Pakistan security forces' offensive in the Orakzai Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).According to ... Read more...

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Troops kill 12 militants in northwest Pakistan


June 28th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (DPA) Pakistani security forces killed at least 12 militants in the northwestern tribal region, officials said Monday. The clashes occurred in Orakzai district where security forces launched an offensive ... Read more...

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22 militants killed in Pakistan


March 29th, 2010 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) At least 22 militants killed Sunday when Pakistan military retaliated an attack on its base in the northwest tribal region. The security forces backed by gunship helicopters killed ... Read more...

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Pakistani security forces storm Taliban chief’s stronghold


November 6th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have fought their way into Makeen, which is the stronghold of the country's Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud, during the ongoing operations against terrorists in ... Read more...

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79 killed in clashes in Waziristan


September 22nd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 34 suspected militants have died in clashes in Pakistan's South and North Waziristan while the Taliban claim to have killed 45 security personnel, media reports ... Read more...

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Zardari to pitch for military equipment during his US visit


September 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 14 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari intends to link the start of a full-scale military operation in Waziristan with the provision of military equipment from the US.According ... Read more...

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30 killed in Pakistan violence


September 8th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (DPA) Four school children and 24 Islamic militants were killed Tuesday in ongoing violence in Pakistan's lawless tribal region, where government forces are fighting Taliban and Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pak gunship helicopters kill 6 extremists in Orakzai Agency


September 8th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Sep 8 (ANI): Six extremists were killed in the shelling by Pakistani gunship helicopters in various areas of Orakzai Agency.According to the sources, gunship helicopters pounded extremists' hideouts in Atmankhel, ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces kill 36 militants in northwest


September 7th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (DPA) Pakistani security forces killed 36 militants in the northwestern region near the Afghan border, officials said Sunday. Troops aided by gunship helicopters and artillery fire targeted two militant ... Read more...

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Pakistan kills 10 Taliban in gunship raids


August 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (DPA) Pakistani security forces pounded militant hideouts in the restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan Thursday, killing at least 10 militants, officials said. Army helicopter gunships from struck several positions ... Read more...

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New military robot to fuel itself by gobbling up dead bodies


July 15th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A Maryland company under contract to the Pentagon is working on a steam-powered robot that would fuel itself by gobbling up whatever organic material it can find - ... Read more...

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Pak military continues to pound Taliban hideouts, 15 militants killed in Bajaur


June 20th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has reportedly killed 15 more Taliban insurgents, and injured seven others in its operation in the Charmang area of Bajaur Agency.According to the Inter-Services ... Read more...

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Armed US choppers violate Pak airspace


May 26th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): Seven US gunship helicopters reportedly broke into Pakistan airspace over the Khyber Agency.According to The Nation, the armed US choppers kept hovering over Landi Kotal for several minutes ... Read more...

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Govt. must answer why Swat operation was inevitable: Imran Khan


May 18th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 18 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan has said the government will have to give an answer as to what prompted it to initiate a military operation in the Swat ... Read more...

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24 more militants killed in Swat military operation


May 8th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 8 (ANI): Security forces on Friday claimed that they had killed 24 more militants in Lower Dir and Swat.According to the sources, security personnel targeted terrorist positions in Maidan ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops intensify battle against Taliban, kill 10 militants


May 8th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Thousands of people have fled their homes in Lower Dir district in Pakistan's troubled North West Frontier Province (NWFP) as troops intensified their battle against the Taliban, ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed as Pakistani troops battle Taliban (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (DPA) More than 60 militants, five troopers and 35 civilians were killed Wednesday during assaults backed by artillery and helicopter gunships against Taliban fighters in Pakistan's two northwestern ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill 64 militants in Buner, Swat districts


May 6th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (NWFP), May 6 (ANI): Pakistan security forces killed sixty-four militants on Wednesday in northwest Buner and Swat districts.The army said 37 militants were killed in two clashes in the Swat ... Read more...

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Pakistan steps up offensive against Taliban in Buner


April 29th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistani security forces Wednesday stepped up the offensive against the Taliban fighters in the restive North West Frontier Province's Buner district with helicopters being used to reach ... Read more...

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Pak Army launches major military operation against Taliban militants


April 28th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
Daggar, Apr 28 (ANI): A major military operation was launched against Taliban militants in Buner District on Tuesday.According to the Dawn, the operation was launched when militants refused to heed the ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces kill 26 militants


March 28th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (DPA) Pakistani troops Saturday destroyed several Taliban hideouts and killed at least 26 militants, a day after a suicide bombing at a mosque left 53 people dead, including ... Read more...

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Jets pound LTTE camp in Mullaitivu: Sri Lanka


January 21st, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan Air Force jets Wednesday bombed "a transit camp" of Tamil Tigers in the northeastern Mullaitivu district, where ground troops were fighting fierce battles with the rebels ... Read more...

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