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Syrian opposition asks US to introduce no-fly zone


August 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition Syrian Support Group has called on the US to immediately establish a no-fly zone over Syria.The group, which represents the rebel Free Syrian ... Read more...

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UN concerned over Syria violence escalation


June 13th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN observers in Syria are worried that violence is escalating around the Syrian opposition stronghold city of Homs, the UN said."UN observers reported heavy fighting ... Read more...

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Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex


June 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 6 (IANS) Defying directions from the head of the Akal Takht, pro-Khalistan slogans were raised Wednesday by a handful of people during the function to mark the 28th ... Read more...

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Sikh clergy lays foundation stone of Operation Bluestar memorial


May 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 20 (IANS) To remember those killed in the Indian Army's Operation Bluestar inside the Golden Temple complex in 1984, the Sikh clergy Sunday laid the foundation stone for ... Read more...

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Sudan rebels claim to have killed 130 soldiers


February 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) A rebel group in Sudan Tuesday said it has killed 130 Sudanese army soldiers in an attack along the Sudan-South Sudan border, Xinhua reported."The attack launched ... Read more...

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Krishna wins Sri Lankan Tamil hearts with rehabilitation aid


January 19th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaffna (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna won the hearts of Sri Lankan Tamils with the rehabilitation programmes of the Indian government in the ... Read more...

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Iran tests artillery firepower in navy drills


December 31st, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 31 (IANS) Iranian Navy tested its artillery firepower on the eighth day of naval drills in the country's southern waters Saturday, reported Xinhua citing the local Fars ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India must prevent ‘tripping of nuclear wire’: daily


December 29th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Talks between Pakistan and India to avert conflict is a step in the right direction, said a daily while observing that "the criticality of arrangements to ... Read more...

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Remove heavy guns from LoC: Pakistan proposes to India


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) Heavy artillery should be removed from the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has suggested to India during the two-day talks being ... Read more...

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Army’s summer war game in Punjab ends


June 1st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 1 (IANS) The Indian Army Wednesday ended a fortnight-long war game in the plains of Punjab aimed at building the capacities of its pivot corps in delivering deadly ... Read more...

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ICC requests arrest warrant against Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi


May 17th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday requested an arrest warrant against Libyan leaders including President Muammar Gaddafi.The request was filed by ICC Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo. The ... Read more...

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International Criminal Court seeks Gaddafi’s arrest


May 16th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Criminal Court at The Hague Monday sought the arrest of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, his son Saif al Islam and intelligence chief Abdullah ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in northwest Pakistan


April 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 29(ANI): At least 33 militants, two pro-government tribesmen and one soldier were killed in military actions and clashes in Kurram, Orakzai and Mohmand Agencies of Pakistan on Thursday.Officials said ... Read more...

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Italy assigns eight combat aircraft for Libya air strikes


April 28th, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight Italian combat aircraft will be directly involved in air strikes against forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Italian Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Obama authorises 25 mn dollars in aid to Libyan opposition


April 27th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday authorised up to $25 million in non-lethal aid to the opposition in Libya, the White House said.In a memorandum to ... Read more...

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Kuwait to give Libyan rebels 180 mn dollars


April 25th, 2011 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, April 25 (IANS) Kuwait said Sunday it would grant the Libyan opposition group 50 million dinars (around $180 million) after the country's amir (ruler) met head of Transitional ... Read more...

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Heavy explosions heard in Libyan capital


April 25th, 2011 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 25 (IANS) Strong blasts were heard in Libya's capital Tripoli late Sunday as unidentified warplanes flew over the downtown, Xinhua reports. Signals of the country's state TV were ... Read more...

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Libya seeks Moscow’s role in peaceful settlement to conflict


April 25th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya is ready for a political settlement of the armed conflict in the country and wants Moscow to take part in the search for ways ... Read more...

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NATO asks Libya’s neighbours for assistance against Gaddafi


April 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Western powers involved in the military operation in Libya have asked the country's neighbours for help in defending rebels against President Muammar Gaddafi's regime, an ... Read more...

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Libyan families flee Ajdabiya town as Gaddafi regime renew attacks


April 18th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 17 (ANI): Many families have fled the rebel held key town of Ajdabiya after the Libyan regime renewed attacks in a bid to regain the territory in the eastern parts ... Read more...

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International meet in Cairo to discuss Libya crisis


April 14th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Top Arab, African and European diplomats will participate in an international meet being held in the Egyptian capital Thursday to discuss various ways to resolve ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels ask for weapons, says Italy


April 13th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan rebels have asked NATO to supply them with weaponry as the prospects for a rebel military victory over Muammar Gaddafi's forces are fading ... Read more...

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Mexico condemns repression in Libya


March 1st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 1 (IANS/EFE) The wave of repression unleashed by Col. Muammar Gaddafi's regime in Libya "constitutes crimes against humanity", Mexican foreign relations secretary Patricia Espinosa said here."We are offended and it ... Read more...

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NATO forces put civilians in danger while pounding Taliban strongholds in Afghanistan


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Kabul, Oct. 22 (ANI): Civilians in southern Afghanistan are in greater danger now more than ever, with American-led forces mercilessly pounding Taliban strongholds in the region, especially in Kandahar province. ... Read more...

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‘US making sure military aid to Pak is not used against India’


July 28th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28(ANI): The United States has said that it has been using 'systems of accountability' to monitor the military aid being provided to Pakistan, and to make sure that it ... Read more...

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Centre to provide all assistance to protect every inch of country: Antony


July 26th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Monday said the central government would provide all assistance to the armed forces to protect every inch of the country.Stating ... Read more...

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India asks US to monitor arms supply to Pakistan


July 24th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): India has conveyed to the US its concern over the misuse of American arms aid by Pakistan.During his meeting with the US Joint Chief of Staff ... Read more...

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Taliban militants destroy another girls’ school in FATA


July 12th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 12 (ANI): Taliban militants on Monday destroyed another girls school by detonating explosives in Sheikh Baba area of Bajaur tribal Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).No ... Read more...

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Kandahar key to success in Afghan war, say top US lawmaker


July 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): The US led allied forces' success in Afghanistan would largely depend on the foreign troops ability to secure Kandahar, the Taliban's stronghold, top Republican Senator John McCain ... Read more...

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Antonio Silva Registers Victory Against Andrei Arlovski By Unanimous Decision


May 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez St. Louis, May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All the fans of Andrei Arlovski were in for a huge disappointment on Saturday when the Belarusian mixed martial arts fighter suffered a humiliating ... Read more...

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Afghan, NATO soldiers, 3 children killed in blasts


April 19th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar, April 19 (DPA) Three children were killed and four other people injured when a bomb hidden in a donkey-drawn cart exploded in southern Afghanistan Monday, officials said. In a separate incident, ... Read more...

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25 extremists killed in FATA as Pak forces continue to pound militant hideouts


April 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.17 (ANI): At least 25 more extremists were killed as Pakistani security forces continued to pound the tribal region along the Afghan border.According to a local government official, Samiullah Khan, ... Read more...

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23 Taliban militants killed by Pak security forces in Orakzai


April 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr 12(ANI): At least 23 militants were killed in clashes with Pakistani security forces, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) restive Orakzai Agency.According to local officials, the soldiers used ... Read more...

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40 militants killed in Pakistan (Lead)


March 25th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (DPA) At least 40 militants were killed Thursday in an artillery and air attack in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal district of Orakzai near the Afghan border, a security ... Read more...

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India may buy howitzers from US


January 3rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) In a bid to hasten the artillery modernisation programme for the Indian Army, the defence ministry is considering buying ultra-light howitzers from the US, an official said ... Read more...

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