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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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Syrian military chopper shot down


August 28th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Free Syrian Army rebel group has claimed it had shot down a government-operated military helicopter near Damascus.The rebels posted a video on YouTube of ... Read more...

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Helicopter gunship attacks kill six militants in Pak’s Kurram region


March 6th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kurram, Mar 6(ANI): Six militants were killed in helicopter gunship attacks in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Kurram on Sunday.Pakistani helicopter gunships attacked militant hideouts in Kurram, the Dawn quoted security officials ... Read more...

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High costs ground Pakistan gunships in terror war


January 26th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) The Pakistan military is struggling to maintain the ferocity of its campaign against the Taliban guerrillas in the tribal regions due to a resource crunch that has ... Read more...

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Musharraf allowed US drone surveillance, not strikes


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf has admitted he gave permission to carry out surveillance by the US drones to trace militant hideouts, but said he never allowed ... Read more...

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Prince William ‘teases’ brother Prince Harry on his 26th b’day


September 19th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Prince William was in fun spirits when he sent little brother Harry a birthday dig at his skills as a chopper pilot - a card with a ... Read more...

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Tiger helicopter gunship debuts with French forces in Afghanistan


July 18th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Farnborough (Britain), July 18 (IANS) Thales has announced that together with the Tiger helicopter gunship, its TopOwl helmet-mounted sight and display system (HMSD) has been deployed with the French forces in ... Read more...

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25 more Taliban killed across FATA as Pak forces continue offensive


June 21st, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 21 (ANI): At least 25 Taliban operatives were killed and 23 others injured as Pakistan security forces continued to pound militant hideouts across the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).According ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban warns of retaliatory attacks on security forces in Bajaur


March 13th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.13 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has warned of intensifying attacks on security forces in Bajaur region of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) if does not stop the offensive ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 19 in Pakistan


February 11th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (DPA) A suicide bombing killed at least 19 people, including 11 policemen, in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border Wednesday, an official said. The bomber rammed his explosive-laden ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 13 in Pakistan (Lead)


February 10th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (DPA) A suicide bombing killed at least 13 people, including eight policemen, and injured six more in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border Wednesday, an official said. The ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 10 in Pakistan


February 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (DPA) At least 10 tribal policemen were killed in a suicide bombing that targeted a security convoy in Pakistan's northwestern region near the Afghan border, officials said Wednesday. Fifteen ... Read more...

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Pak security forces capture strategic hilltop in Bajaur defeating Taliban


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.2 (ANI): Pakistani security forces dealt a major blow to the Tailban insurgents, as they have captured a strategically important hilltop in Khaza Sar and Damadola in the Mamond subdivision ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police use helicopter gunship to take on Maoists


December 12th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Dec 12 (ANI): Police in Ranchi used a helicopter gunship to flush out Maoists, eliminating two, on Friday.The Paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force was involved in a joint operation ... Read more...

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‘Cyberwar’ intensifies in Afghanistan ahead of election


August 17th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Can Merey Kabul, Aug 17 (DPA) The group of insurgents cannot see the helicopter gunship approach in the night. The pilots believe the men are in the process of laying a ... Read more...

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Taliban claims downing Pakistan Army helicopter


July 3rd, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (DPA) The Taliban Friday claimed to have shot down a Pakistan Army helicopter in the country's lawless tribal region, a media report said. A spokesman for the Islamic militants ... Read more...

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Pak Army intensifies operation in South Waziristan, kills 22 Taliban insurgents


June 21st, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 21 (ANI): At least 22 Taliban insurgents and other extremists have reportedly been killed, as the Pakistan Army intensified its operation against the Baitullah Mehsud-led Taliban in South Waziristan.According ... Read more...

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28 more extremists gunned down by Pak army in Swat


May 12th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 12 (ANI): Pakistan security forces on Tuesday claimed to have killed at least 28 more Taliban operatives, at a key militant stronghold in the Swat Valley of the North ... Read more...

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Six militants, four civilians killed in Bajaur


February 18th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
Khar, Feb. 18 (ANI): Pakistani troop driven artillery and helicopter gunship killed six Taliban militants and four civilians in northwest tribal area bordering Afghanistanon Tuesday. During the military fire, the helicopter ... Read more...

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Second Life romance costs first life marriage


November 14th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A British couple in real life is getting a divorce after the wife discovered that her husband was having an affair in cyber life.Come to the world of ... Read more...

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12 bombers among 27 Taliban killed by Pak security forces in Orakzai Agency


October 13th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Oct 13 (ANI): Pakistani security forces claimed to have killed 27 Taliban, including 12 bombers, in an air-strike in the Orakzai Agency, here last evening.The Frontier Corps (FC) ... Read more...

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Pak Army claims more than 70 terrorists killed in Bajaur crackdown


September 14th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Khar, Sept 14 (ANI): In a fresh crackdown on radical Islamist militants in Pakistan , the countrys Army today claimed to have gunned down more than 70 terrorists in the Bajaur ... Read more...

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Probe ordered on civilian deaths in Philippine military offensive


September 9th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 9 (DPA) The Philippine government Tuesday ordered an investigation into the killings of six civilians during a military air assault on Muslim separatist rebels in a southern province.The civilians, including ... Read more...

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Troops kill 36 militants in northweast Pakistan


September 4th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (DPA) At least 36 Taliban militants were killed in two separate clashes with Pakistani troops in northwest Pakistan, security officials said Thursday."Sixteen insurgents, including two commanders Younis and Rehmat, ... Read more...

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Sudanese forces breached human rights laws: UN


March 20th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, March 20 (DPA) The UN condemned Thursday attacks on villages by the Sudanese armed forces and militia in the West Darfur region of Sudan earlier this year as a violation of ... Read more...

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Pak army renews air attacks in Swat


November 14th, 2007 - 10:36 am ICT by admin
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