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I ‘killed’ more people than Stallone: Schwarzenegger (With Images)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Arnold Schwarzenegger, known for his action hero image, has joked that he has "killed" more people in movies than his fellow actor Sylvester Stallone.The ... Read more...

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Syria on brink of civil conflict: Lavrov


June 10th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS) The situation in Syria is teetering on the brink of full-fledged civil conflict, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov."It looks like Syria is on the ... Read more...

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Libya jails foreign mercenaries for helping Gaddafi


June 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Libyan military court Monday handed long prison terms to a group of Ukrainians, Belarusians and Russians accused of serving as mercenaries for slain leader ... Read more...

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Petitioners claim apex court was misled on next army chief (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A group of petitioners was moved in the Supreme Court Tuesday alleging that the government misled the court during the hearing on their earlier plea ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda behind Syrian blasts, says Russia


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow believes that terrorist groups, including Al Qaeda, carried out recent suicide bombings in Syria, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov Monday.At least 55 ... Read more...

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India should be worried over Maldives turmoil: Expert


February 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India "should be worried" over the quick-paced developments in the Maldives that saw the president quit and violence spread across the country, said an expert ... Read more...

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Why Kashmiris want the hated AFSPA to go


November 20th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Caught in the crossfire between security forces and separatist militants for over two decades, Kashmiris say the government must revoke the controversial Armed Forces Special ... 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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ICC prosecutor requests arrest warrants for Libyans for alleged crimes against humanity


May 4th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo on Wednesday announced he will request judges to issue arrest warrants against three Libyans for alleged crimes against humanity during ... Read more...

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Female Colombian snipers defending Gaddafi in Libya


April 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Female snipers suspected of belonging to the Marxist guerilla group FARC from Colombia, have joined other mercenaries fighting to keep dictator Muammar Gaddafi in power, according to the reports ... Read more...

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Mercenaries could help Libya’s rag-tag rebels: UK generals


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 7 (ANI): Mercenaries could be drafted into Libya to help rebel forces because British military chiefs believe the war against Colonel Gaddafi cannot be won with air strikes alone.According ... Read more...

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Libya’s rebels ready for truce if Gaddafi also complies


April 1st, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Benghazi, April 1 (IANS) Libya's rebel leaders Friday expressed their readiness to abide by a ceasefire, provided Libyan leader Muammar Gaddaffi also does so, Arab Al Jazeera TV reported."Our condition ... Read more...

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4901 Pak nationals back from strife-torn Libya so far: Foreign Office


March 15th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): 4901 Pakistani nationals have returned from strife-torn Libya to the country, the Foreign Office has said.103 Pakistanis arrived from Cairo and six from Algeria on board commercial flights on ... Read more...

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Embattled Colonel Gaddafi has control over huge cash deposits: Experts


March 10th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi reportedly has "tens of billions" in cash secretly hidden away in Tripoli, allowing him to prolong his fight against rebel forces, experts have said.Kenneth Barden, ... Read more...

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Intense fighting in Libya as Gaddafi holds on to power (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 6 (IANS) Pitched battles were fought in Libya, with gunfire being reported in capital Tripoli Sunday as troops loyal to 68-year-old leader Muammar Gaddafi attempted to wrest back ... Read more...

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Mali tribesmen join pro-Gaddafi forces


March 6th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 6 (IANS) Tribesmen from the Tuareg community of Africa's northwestern country of Mali have joined the forces supporting embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a media report said.A large ... Read more...

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Libyan warplanes attack strategic oil port


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ajdabiya (Libya), Mar. 3 (ANI):Libyan warplanes reportedly struck the oil port of Brega on Thursday, a day after armed rebels foiled an attempt by loyalists of leader Moammar Gaddafi to retake control ... Read more...

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Be cautious of Internet mercenaries: China


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) China should be cautious about "Internet mercenaries", who are a group of people posting comments online to manipulate public opinion, a party official said.Zhao Qizheng, spokesman ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels stocking up on Soviet-era arms to deal with Gaddafi’s militia


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Benghazi (Libya), Mar. 2 (ANI): Rebel forces controlling eastern Libya are reportedly getting more organized and better armed with each passing day.They are receiving a crash course on armed rebellion, and know ... Read more...

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There “possibly could be” military option for foreign forces in Libya: McCain


February 28th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Arizona Senator John McCain has said the United States or international forces could provide support to Libyans seeking to overthrow Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime.On being asked if ... Read more...

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Britain foils plan to export 1 bn pounds in Libyan banknotes


February 28th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) British authorities have foiled an attempt to send out nearly one billion pounds worth of Libyan banknotes back to Tripoli, a media report said Monday.It was revealed Sunday ... Read more...

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Reports claiming Pak military involvement in Libya turmoil “totally baseless”: FO


February 27th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 27(ANI): Pakistan has refuted media reports circulating in the Arab media that Pakistan's military was involved in the current turmoil in Libya.Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua emphatically stated that ... Read more...

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UN Human Rights Council recommends suspension of Libya’s membership


February 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Feb 26(ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling on the UN General Assembly to consider suspending Libya's right to membership in the Geneva forum.The resolution was ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son hiding on Venezuelan island


February 25th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25(ANI): One of the sons of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is in hiding on an island off the coast of Venezuela, a politician in the South American country has claimed.Orlando ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda backs Libya uprising


February 24th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The north African wing of Al Qaeda Thursday said it will "do whatever we can to help" the mass uprising in Libya.A statement by Al Qaeda in the ... Read more...

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Qaddafi’s grip slipping in Libya, opposition takes control security in some pockets


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.22 (ANI): Libya appeared to slip further from the grip of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi on Tuesday, as opposition forces in eastern Libya moved to consolidate control of the region, arming themselves ... Read more...

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Arab world simmers; Gaddafi’s son warns of rivers of blood (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Anti-government protests intensified Monday in Libya as Muammar Gaddafi's son warned of "rivers of blood" and two Libyan diplomats, including its envoy to India, quit to protest ... Read more...

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Libyan envoy to India quits over crackdown on demonstrators in his country


February 21st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): Libya's Ambassador to India, Ali al-Essawi, resigned from his post on Monday in protest against his government's crackdown on demonstrators.While resigning, he called for the ouster of ... Read more...

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Libya’s envoy to India resigns in protest


February 21st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS)Libya's ambassador to India Ali al-Essawi has resigned to protest his government's crackdown on demonstrators calling for the ouster of long-time Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the BBC reported.The ... Read more...

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General Vang Pao Dies At 81


January 7th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vang Pao a revered ex-general in the Royal Army of Laos had led thousands of Hmong mercenaries in a CIA-backed secret army during World War II, ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee accuses Buddhadeb of being Maoist


December 30th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 30 (ANI): Rubbishing Trinamool Congress's links with Maoists as alleged in West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee's letter to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, Mamata Banerjee said, "the Chief ... Read more...

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7407 Man U fans part with their cash to pay Rooney’s weekly pay


October 31st, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31(ANI): At least 7,407 Manchester United fans is the number required through the turnstiles to pay just a week of striker Wayne Rooney's new 10 million pound annual wage, according ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone & ‘The Expendables’ Vaporize ‘Vampires Suck’ at Box Office


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although it seemed for a while that the ‘Vampires’ were a serious threat to Sylvester Stallone and his ‘Expendables’, the latter came back on Saturday night, ... Read more...

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Gambia’s National Olympic Committee president sentenced to death


August 20th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) President of the Gambia National Olympic Committee (GNOC) -- a member of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) -- Langtombong Tamba has been sentenced to death after he was ... Read more...

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Karzai threatens to shut down private security firms within four months


August 17th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug 17 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has threatened to close down all private security firms within the country in four months."Within four months, all private security companies will be disbanded," ... Read more...

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