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Prince William saves drowning girl

August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Prince William led his helicopter crew on a rescue mission and saved a 16-year-old girl from drowning.The girl got into difficulties after going to help ... Read more...

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Assange gets asylum in Ecuador (Lead, Changing dateline)

August 16th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was finally granted political asylum by Ecuador Thursday, two months after he took refuge in the Andean nation's London embassy while fighting ... Read more...

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Pakistan scrambled jet to intercept Indian chopper

October 24th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan had scrambled a fighter jet after an Indian helicopter flew into its territory and the chopper was warned that it would be fired at if ... Read more...

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Oops! its a toy tiger

May 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A life-size toy tiger in Hampshire in England sparked a major operation involving armed officers and a helicopter, a media report said Sunday.Local residents raised an ... Read more...

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Climber found reading map after surviving 1000ft fall

January 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): A climber from Glasgow, who fell 1,000ft down a mountain, not just survived but was found by his rescuers standing up reading a map.The 35-year-old lost his footing ... Read more...

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Navy helicopter crew to get gallantry award

January 25th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Two navy helicopter crew members were Tuesday named to receive Naosena Medal for gallantry for carrying out a daring rescue of sailors of a naval submarine ... Read more...

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Russians kidnapped in Darfur as American released: UN

August 31st, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Khartoum, Aug 30 (DPA) Three Russian aircrew members have been kidnapped in Sudan's restive Darfur province as an American woman held for months was released, the United Nations said Monday. Earlier reports said ... Read more...

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NATO helicopter forced to land after being hit by enemy fire

May 11th, 2010 - 5:15 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) – A coalition MH-60 helicopter made a controlled landing after being hit by enemy fire in the Helmand province on Monday, a NATO spokesperson said.The helicopter was supporting a ... Read more...

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Jordan turns superhero to save injured pal during horse-riding accident

April 7th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): Former glamour model Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan turned superhero when she saved her best friend after she was thrown off a horse and sustained injuries during the accident.Jordan, ... Read more...

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Footage shows US soldiers killing civilians, laughing

April 6th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London/Washington, April 6 (IANS) A video leaked online shows US soldiers shooting dead civilians in Iraq and then laughing at their bodies, a media report said Tuesday. The footage on website WikiLeaks shows ... Read more...

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Leaked video shows US air crew shooting down two Reuters’ Iraqi staffers

April 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6(ANI): Wikileaks has shown a secret video in which a US Apache helicopter crew is shooting and killing a Reuters photographer and driver in a July 2007 attack in Baghdad. ... Read more...

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Plane wreckage found near Sand Point, AK

January 23rd, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by BNO News
KODIAK, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) – Coast Guard crews on Friday found the wreckage of a small plane after responding to reports of a crash at Sand Point on the Alaska Peninsula.Sand Point ... Read more...

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US Coast Guard, British Royal Navy seize cocaine worth 55-mn dollars

July 23rd, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): The US Coast Guard and British Royal Navy in a joint operation seized 55 million dollars worth of cocaine from a speedboat off the coast of South America.A ... Read more...

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Indian warship foils fourth piracy bid in Gulf of Aden (Lead, With Images)

May 29th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) It was an anti-piracy operation with a twist in the tale: Instead of arresting the eight brigands who were attempting to board a merchant vessel in the ... Read more...

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US Navy saves Indian ship, holds 9 pirates off Somalia

February 13th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Responding to a distress call from an Indian-flagged commercial ship, the US Navy has arrested nine more suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia - the second capture ... Read more...

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Flicker from cigarette lighter saves missing mountain climbers life

February 9th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A tiny flicker of flame from the cigarette lighter saved a 25-year-old mountain climber, who had got trapped on a frozen mountain ledge .The tiny flame was ... Read more...

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Taliban shoot down US helicopter in Afghanistan

October 27th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 27 (DPA) A US helicopter was shot down by Taliban rebels in central Afghanistan Monday, a US military spokesman said.The helicopter crew engaged with Taliban fighters on the ground in ... Read more...

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Archaeological sites in southern Iraq haven’t been looted, say experts

July 6th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington , July 6 (ANI): An international team of experts has determined that archaeological sites in southern Iraq have not been looted, as was believed earlier.Since the 2003 coalition invasion there ... Read more...

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The baffling phenomenon of UFO sightings over Britain

June 27th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): A doctor of psychology at Cardiff University claimed that he witnessed a UFO over the Brecon Beacons - the third reported sighting in Britain, following observations by ... Read more...

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Scores make UFO sighting claims after helicopter chase report

June 21st, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): Hundreds of people have come up with UFO sighting claims following recent reports that a British police helicopter crew chased a mystery craft in Cardiff.Many say that ... Read more...

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British police chopper chases UFO over Cardiff

June 20th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A British police helicopter crew gave chase to a UFO after it attacked their aircraft near a military base. The mystery aircraft zoomed straight at the chopper ... Read more...

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Hopes fade for Hong Kong shipwreck survivors

March 24th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, March 24 (DPA) Hopes were fading Monday for 18 Ukrainian sailors trapped for more than 36 hours in a sunken tug boat off Hong Kong as rescuers attempted to bring ... Read more...

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Fisherman rescued alive after 30 hours in water

February 28th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 28 (ANI): An Australian fisherman, who, along with his two mates, went missing after their fishing boat sank off the northern New South Wales coast has been found alive after ... Read more...

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