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China must teach Japan a lesson, says Chinese daily


September 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A lesson is necessary to dispel Japan's contempt toward China, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday, a day after the Japanese government inked a deal to ... Read more...

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Iran to unveil ‘advanced’ cruise missile


September 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) A senior Iranian defence ministry official announced Sunday that his ministry plans to unveil a highly advanced cruise missile."God willing, Meshkat (Lantern) cruise missile with a ... Read more...

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US warships in Gulf ’sitting ducks’ for Iran missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US naval ships in the Persian Gulf are within reach of Iranian missiles should the US consider an offensive against the Islamic Republic, an Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran is enriching uranium at secret site, says UN


February 25th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) The UN nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran must address "serious concerns" about "possible military dimensions" to its nuclear programme after significantly ... Read more...

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CPI-M denounces India’s Syria vote


February 6th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday denounced India's vote for a UN resolution condemning the crackdown in Syria and called for diplomatic efforts to ... Read more...

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Syria vote not for regime change: India


February 6th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With the Left criticizing India's vote on the UN resolution on Syria, the government has clarified that it was opposed to any regime change in ... Read more...

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Medvedev urges calm over Iran, warns of ‘catastrophe’


November 9th, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that increasing anti-Iranian rhetoric could lead to a catastrophe in the Middle East.A new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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UN chief wants full access for humanitarian aid in Libya


April 7th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 7 (IANS) Voicing his deep concern about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Libya, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for efforts "to ensure full access for humanitarian ... Read more...

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India should seek review of UN vote on Libya: CPI-M


March 20th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday described the Western bombardment of Libya as "a dangerous act of aggression" and urged India to demand a ... Read more...

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Libyan military attacks anti-government forces near Tripoli


March 5th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A military offensive on Libya's Az Zawiyah city, near the country's capital, has witnessed the army managing to break through the opposition defences and enter ... Read more...

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S. Korea hold new massive army, air force drills in show of force against N. Korea


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (S. Korea), Dec. 23 (ANI): In a show of force aimed at countering potential and possible threats from North Korea, the South Korean army and air force held its largest ... Read more...

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Nepal moves to punish Indian envoy’s shoe attacker


December 15th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 15 (IANS) Almost two months after Nepal's opposition Maoist party led an attack on the Indian ambassador to Nepal and hurled shoes and stones at his car, the caretaker government ... Read more...

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Iran asks US to change approach before talks


August 19th, 2010 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 19 (DPA) Iran's supreme leader called on the US Wednesday to change its approach before asking Iran to resume talks, ISNA news agency reported. "Naturally if they (US) step down ... Read more...

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N. Korea threatens “physical counter-attack” against S. Korea’s naval drill


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, August 3 (ANI): North Korea has threatened to launch a "physical counter-attack" against a South Korean naval exercise set to start on Thursday, this week in the Yellow Sea, according to ... Read more...

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Palestinians take up flotilla attack with UN rights council


May 31st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 31 (DPA) The Palestinian delegation to Geneva asked the UN Human Rights Council Monday to hold a special meeting on the Israeli pre-dawn raid of a flotilla of international political ... Read more...

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16 killed, 30 injured as Israeli armed forces storm Gaza aid ships


May 31st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, May 31(ANI): At least 16 people have been killed and 30 injured after Israeli troops stormed a convoy of six ships carrying activists and aid supplies to the blockaded Palestinian enclave ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks released the ‘Collateral Murder’ video of the 2007 attack in Baghdad


April 6th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks has released a video named as ‘Collateral Murder’ that is about the 2007 attack on the civilians in Baghdad. The video shows that there ... Read more...

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Yemen president, rebels declare end of fighting in north


February 12th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 12 (DPA) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the leader of Shiite rebels Abdul-Malik al-Houthi have declared the end of fighting in the five-year conflict in the north-west of the ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens South Korea with ‘holy war’


January 15th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 15 (DPA) North Korea Friday threatened to cut off all dialogue with South Korea following reports that Seoul had revised a contingency plan to deal with the potential collapse of ... Read more...

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Grief and grit as Indians remember 60 hours of terror (One Year After 26/11)


November 25th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain, Murali Krishnan and Quaid Najmi New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Some moments are seared into the collective consciousness of the nation -- like 26/11. The utter helplessness came back ... Read more...

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Protecting Mumbai - a job still unfinished (One Year After 26/11)


November 18th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Coastal security is being shored up, a special commando unit is being trained and police equipment is being modernised among many other measures under way. A ... Read more...

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Over 100 Shia rebels killed in Yemen


August 23rd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Aug 23 (DPA) More than 100 Shia rebel fighters have been killed in fierce clashes with government forces in northwest Yemen during the past two days, the government said in ... Read more...

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16 rebels, five soldiers killed in Yemen clashes


August 15th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Aug 14 (DPA) At least 16 Shia rebels and five army soldiers were killed in fierce clashes in northern Yemen Friday as the army continued operations against rebel strongholds for ... Read more...

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Russia pledges more military, financial aid to South Ossetia


August 9th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Vladikavkaz (Russia), Aug 9 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has pledged more economic and financial assistance to South Ossetia on the anniversary of his country's victory in the war against Georgia. "Russia ... Read more...

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Israel defends ‘Operation Cast Lead’


July 31st, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 31(ANI): A 160-page government report has defended Israeli actions during 'Operation Cast Lead'- which had killed more than 1,100 Palestinians, and has rejected all the charges one by one, attributing ... Read more...

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Iran warns Israel of missile capability


July 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 25 (DPA) The commander of Iran's revolutionary guards said Saturday that Israel should be aware of the range of Iranian missiles before contemplating a strike, Fars news agency reported. "In case ... Read more...

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Israeli strike on Iran will have profoundly destabilizing consequences: Pentagon official


July 20th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 20 (ANI): A senior US defense official has warned that an Israeli strike on Iran could have profoundly destabilizing consequences, and would directly affect US interests."A unilateral third-party attack ... Read more...

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US will not dictate Israel if it attacks Iran: Biden


July 6th, 2009 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (DPA) The United States would not stand in the way of a military attack by Israel on Iran, US Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday. The US was not in ... Read more...

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US human right activists may legally challenge drone attack policy


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): US human rights activists may legally challenge US backed drone attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan, which they say take lives of innocent civilians without giving any warning."That's the ... Read more...

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Indian business should intensify engagements with US counterparts: Blackwill


May 5th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): "As US-India trade and investment in the coming few years will become more important than ever, I strongly encourage CII and the Indian business fraternity to ... Read more...

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US says military option in Iran would be ineffective


May 1st, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): The use of the military option against Iran to halt that country's nuclear program would only yield temporary and ineffective results, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates told the ... Read more...

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Anti-terror court frees former Lal Masjid cleric


April 16th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) A day after the Supreme Court granted him bail, an anti-terror court Thursday freed Maulana Abdul Aziz, the former cleric of the Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) who had ... Read more...

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Pakistan Supreme Court grants bail to Lal Masjid cleric


April 15th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (DPA) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday granted bail to a radical cleric who incited a standoff with security forces at Islamabad's Lal Masjid (Red Mosque) and adjoining seminary nearly two ... Read more...

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Tense calm in Madagascar after military attack on presidency


March 17th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Antananarivo (Madagascar), March 17 (DPA) A tense calm reigned in Madagascar's capital Tuesday after mutinous troops cranked up the mounting pressure on President Marc Ravalomanana to step down by storming one of ... Read more...

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At least 50 killed in Gaza ground operation


January 4th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Jan 4 (Xinhua) At least 50 people have been killed since Israel launched its ground operation Saturday evening on the Gaza Strip, officials here said Sunday.Mo'aweya Hassanein, chief of emergency and ... Read more...

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