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Stalemate in Libya a likely outcome: US paper


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.2 (ANI): US officials are beginning to accept the possibility of a stalemate in Libya, with rebels retaining control of east Libya and Colonnel Muammar Gaddafi controlling west Libya, as the ... Read more...

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Obama critical of US intelligence agencies’ failure to forecast Middle-East crisis


February 5th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): United States President Barack Obama has reportedly criticized his country's intelligence agencies over their performance in predicting and analyzing the recent unrest in the Middle-East.According to current and ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, a headache for Obama: NYT


February 1st, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's determination to add considerably to its nuclear arsenal - mostly to deter India - has become yet another irritant in its often testy relationship ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

LeT, TTP among insurgents teaming up to counter security forces in Pak, Afghanistan


December 29th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Increased cooperation among insurgent factions is being reported inside both Afghanistan and Pakistan, as US and NATO officials said they had seen evidence of loose cooperation among ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CIA fears attacking Haqqani madrassa in Pak over concerns of violent backlash


December 18th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency has launched more than 100 drone strikes in Pakistan so far this year, but has conspicuously refrained from touching a religious school located in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Reluctant Pak, resilient Taliban scuppering US-led NATO military campaign in Afghanistan


October 27th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 27 (ANI): Given Pakistan's long-standing connections to the Haqqani network and the Taliban in Afghanistan, the United States-led NATO forces in that country have been unable topple the insurgents, ... Read more...

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IAF’s pilot selection gets high-tech and ‘accurate’ (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will in another three years put in place a new high-tech system to select fighter pilots for its cutting edge and high ... Read more...

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Classified Nixon documents released


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 3 (IANS) Around 100,000 pages of classified documents from the time of late US president Richard Nixon were released Friday, which would offer an insight into his personality as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pentagon Investigators In Search Of Julian Assange


June 13th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the arrest of the U.S. soldier Bradley Manning last month, the Pentagon investigators are now trying to find out Julian Assange, the founder of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Iran’s N-scientist defected to CIA: Report


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) An Iranian nuclear scientist, who has been missing since June last from Saudi Arabia, has defected to the US and is helping in CIA's operation against Tehran's nuclear ... Read more...

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Republicans bash Obama on missile defence


September 18th, 2009 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (DPA) Congressional Republicans sharply criticised President Barack Obama Thursday for cancelling plans for a long-range missile-defence shield in Europe, accusing him of backing down against Moscow. "The administration is ... Read more...

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Obama scraps missile defence plans for Eastern Europe (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (DPA) The US has dropped plans to base a long-range missile-defence system in Eastern Europe and will instead deploy less complicated systems to counter Iran's ballistic missile programme, ... Read more...

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‘Awakened’ Hizbullah can unleash greater terror on America than Al-Qaeda: US expert


June 26th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, June 26 (ANI): A top US counter-terrorism official has claimed that Hizbullah is capable of inflicting greater damage on the United States than the Al-Queda, and direct US military operations ... Read more...

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North Korea is a full-fledged nuclear power with a capacity to wipe out Japan, S. Korea


April 24th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): North Korea has become a full-fledged nuclear power with the capacity to wipe out entire cities in Japan and South Korea, a confidential report prepared by world's intelligence ... Read more...

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Panetta vows ‘independent’ intelligence as CIA director


February 20th, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (DPA) Leon Panetta who was sworn in Thursday as head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) pledged that US intelligence assessments would be independent of political influence. Panetta, a former ... Read more...

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Israel fears Hizbullah strike in revenge for Mughniyeh’’s assassination


January 21st, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan.21 (ANI): Israel has expressed its concern that the Hizbullah will launch a terror attack against an Israeli or Jewish target ahead of the first anniversary of arch-terrorist Imad Mughniyeh''s ... Read more...

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Israel concerned over Iran renewing efforts to supply weaponry to Hamas


January 20th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan.20 (ANI): Iran has renewed efforts to supply advanced weaponry to Hamas, even as the Israel Defence Force (IDF) has expressed concern over the terror group trying to smuggle long-range ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda could soon be on decline, having alienated Muslim supporters


November 21st, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Terror outfit al Qaeda could soon be on the decline, having alienated Muslim supporters with indiscriminate killing and inattention to the practical problems of poverty, unemployment and ... Read more...

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Pak aid bill presented in US Senate with conditions


July 16th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 16 (ANI): A bill for military and economic aid to Pakistan has been placed before the United States Senate, suggesting that conditions should be placed on any military ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kashmir situation under control: Indian Army


May 3rd, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) The Indian Army vigil at the Line of Control (LoC) in stopping infiltration from across the border, and counter-insurgency operations in the hinterlands of Jammu and Kashmir have ... Read more...

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US gets tizzy as its influence in Pakistan ebbs


November 14th, 2007 - 2:37 am ICT by admin
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