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US condemns Iraq bombings


March 21st, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) The US Tuesday condemned the deadly bomb attacks in Iraq that killed at least 45 people, and raised questions about the security situation in the country ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army offers to probe bus passengers’ killing


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) The Pakistani Army has offered to assist in the investigation into Tuesday's sectarian killing in which 18 bus passengers were shot dead on the Karakoram ... Read more...

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US making ’strategic bet’ on India in Asia, says scholar


February 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) India gets a key place in the US pivot toward the Asia-Pacific region because Washington is making "a strategic bet" that India will promote peace and ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister meets Clinton, Panetta


September 24th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of ... Read more...

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US lauds UAE troops’ mission in Afghanistan


September 5th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 4 (IANS/WAM) The US has praised the humanitarian mission being carried out by the UAE's troops in Afghanistan.Richard Olson, the coordinating director for development and ... Read more...

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UAE commanders visit troops in Italy, Afghanistan


September 1st, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 31 (IANS/WAM) Top UAE commanders have visited the UAE Force in Italy and Afghanistan.In Italy, the force is participating in the international patrols enforcing the no-fly ... Read more...

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‘US-India ties a partnership of equals’


August 25th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Calling India a major regional and global power, a senior defence department official has said the US views their bilateral relationship as a partnership of equals ... Read more...

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Northeast borders need priority in security, say chief ministers


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Kohima/Aizawl, Feb 2 (IANS) Top priority must be given to tightening security and vigil at India's northeastern borders, chief ministers of the states in the region told a conference on internal ... Read more...

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Delhi Police chief thanks force for Games work


October 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Saturday congratulated the capital's police force for "maintaining security and managing traffic with minimum fuss to deliver maximum results" during the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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China’s enhanced military capabilities for its own security


June 5th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): China's ambitious national defense capabilities are for its own security rather than for challenging or threatening other nations, a senior Chinese official has reassured.Speaking at the 9th ... Read more...

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China’s military capability not to challenge any country


June 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 5 (IANS) China's defence capabilities are not aimed at challenging, threatening or invading any other country but to maintain its own security, a senior Chinese military official said Saturday. Some ... Read more...

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Pakistan Day parade cancelled for security reasons


February 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) Concerned over rising militant attacks and threat to its security personnel due to an ongoing military offensive in the restive tribal region, Pakistan has cancelled the annual ... Read more...

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US draws the line for China withTaiwan package (News Analysis)


February 1st, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) In announcing a $6 billion arms package for Taiwan, the Obama administration has drawn the line beyond which it would not let China push them.The ... Read more...

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US plans weapons sales to Taiwan


January 30th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (DPA) The Obama administration informed the US Congress Friday of a proposal to sell up to $6.4 billion in weapons to Taiwan, a move that could spark a ... Read more...

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Britain to host conference on Afghanistan in January


November 29th, 2009 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Britain would host a conference on Afghanistan Jan 28 next year, where members of the international coalition will discuss plans for handing control of the country back ... Read more...

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Credit-crunched burglars stealing fridges, other kitchen appliances!


November 13th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Cash and jewellery no more attract recession-hit burglars, as they've set eyes only on fridges and other kitchen appliances.Between March and August this year, 50 vacuum cleaners, 26 ... Read more...

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Taj Mahal security beefed up following terror threat


November 13th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 13 (ANI): Security at the Taj Mahal here has been tightened following threats of an eminent terrorist attack.The Taj Mahal, a monument of unsurpassable architectural beauty, is one ... Read more...

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The Border premieres today


October 9th, 2009 - 2:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Oct 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is an action-packed crime series, which reflects on the security issues faced by various countries. In the post twin-tower attack on 9/11 the once "undefended border" ... Read more...

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Five killed in mortar attacks in Iraq


April 18th, 2009 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 18 (DPA) At least five people died Friday in a round of mortar attacks, as incidents targeting Shia-dominated districts in Baghdad increased. The total number of victims was not confirmed, but ... Read more...

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Statement on North Korean rocket launch by President Obama


April 5th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC (BNO NEWS) -- "North Korea's development and proliferation of ballistic missile technology pose a threat to the northeast Asian region and to international peace and security. The launch today ... Read more...

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Indian envoy urges Nepal to maintain security along the border


March 27th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Mar 27 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood urged cooperation from the Nepal Government for maintaining security along the border in view of the upcoming general elections in India.Sood urged ... Read more...

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Indian American to be Obama administration’s infotech czar


March 5th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is slated to appoint Vivek Kundra, a 34-year-old Indian American, as federal chief information officer to help the government leverage communication technology. Kundra, who is ... Read more...

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Indonesia asks India to help maintain Malacca Strait security


March 5th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 5 (Xinhua) Indonesia has asked India to take part in maintaining security in the Malacca Strait, Antara News Wire reported Thursday. "We are discussing various possibilities to optimise security in the ... Read more...

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Iraqi PM asks Brit forces to leave as they are no more needed to maintain security there


October 13th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad , Oct 13 (ANI): Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has asked the British forces to leave the country as they were no longer needed to maintain security there. He also ... Read more...

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Security ‘adequate’ in Sarojini market, but CCTV cameras are down


July 27th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) It is a case of once bitten twice shy for the shopaholic's favourite Sarojini Nagar market in south Delhi, which was hit by a major ... Read more...

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Olympic rules: No banners, no nudity, no sit-ins…(Lead)


July 15th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 15 (Xinhua) Olympic organisers have announced that spectators cannot bring banners and leaflets, musical instruments and radios. And sit-in protests and nudity will not be tolerated. The Beijing Organising Committee ... Read more...

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BOCOG issues Olympic venue rules, banners not allowed


July 15th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 15 (Xinhua) Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) has issued a list of rules for the spectators at Olympic venues. The rules, promulgated Monday, 25 days ahead of ... Read more...

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Iraq’s ragtag guardians of security


April 24th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by admin
DPA Muqdadiya (Iraq), April 24 (DPA) The concept of spit-and-polish just doesn't apply, but what the Sons of Iraq (SOI) lack in appearance they make up for in their contribution to Iraq's improved ... Read more...

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‘UAE committed to Iraqi peace process’


April 22nd, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Kuwait, April 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday said it is committed to taking forward the Iraqi political process for peace and stability in the war-ravaged country, WAM reported. Peace ... Read more...

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Israel promises to ease restrictions on West Bank


March 27th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Tel Aviv, March 27 (RIA Novosti) Israel has said it will ease restrictions on the West Bank without compromising the country's security. Defence Minister Ehud Barak conveyed this during his talks ... Read more...

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