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Uzbekistan bans foreign military bases on its territory


August 31st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS) Uzbekistan's parliament voted Thursday to ban foreign military bases on its territory, reported Xinhua.The members of the Senate, parliament's upper house, approved a foreign policy bill ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan bans foreign military bases


August 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan will not host any foreign military bases on its soil, Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said Thursday."There will be no foreign military bases or (military) ... Read more...

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Afghan force to protect NATO bases


August 24th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF) is ready to provide security to NATO military bases throughout the country, according to an Afghan minister.Speaking at ... Read more...

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British, German spies helping Syrian rebels: Report


August 19th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Spies from Britain and Germany are providing rebels in Syria with intelligence about the movements of Syrian troops, Iran's state-run Press TV reported Sunday.According to the ... Read more...

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US has no plan for military base in Uzbekistan


August 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Blake has said his country has no plans to set up a military base in Uzbekistan, following media speculation that ... Read more...

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Iran test-fires ballistic missiles


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Tuesday test-fired a number of intermediate range ballistic missiles as part of a large-scale training exercise."Dozens of rockets" of various ranges and ... Read more...

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UN: Syrian children detained, tortured and used as human shields


June 13th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Pro-government forces in Syria have detained, tortured and used young children as human shields during the ongoing conflict, which is now being called a civil war by ... Read more...

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Defence ministry to relax century-old land laws


May 28th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conceding to public demand, India's defence ministry has begun amending century-old laws of the British era to accommodate the needs of present times when civilian ... Read more...

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Pakistan may not allow foreign operations


April 1st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel wants to bar foreign security contractors from working in Pakistan and is also against foreign military bases, especially American ones.Members of the ... Read more...

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Obama apologisesn over Quran burning


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) President Barack Obama has apologised over the burning of Qurans by NATO troops at a US base in Afghanistan, calling it an inadvertent error, the ... Read more...

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Russian army buys cutting-edge mine detectors


January 24th, 2012 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry has begun buying a new mine-detection device able to spot inactivated mines, hidden underground or inside buildings, a military spokesman said.The ... Read more...

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Iran says no to foreign military in Afghanistan after 2014


December 6th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 6 (IANS) Iran does not want any form of foreign military on the soil of its neighbour Afghanistan after the scheduled pullout in 2014, Iranian Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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‘Only 17,000 US soldiers left in Iraq’


November 25th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 24 (IANS) The US is continuing to draw down its troops in Iraq as scheduled, as there are only 17,000 US troops remaining in Iraq besides ... Read more...

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India worried over Chinese military build up


November 15th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India said Tuesday that it was concerned about China's expanding military capabilities and building military bases on the Sino-Indian border. "China is expanding its military capabilities ... Read more...

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Taliban step up attacks ahead of Afghan Loya Jirga


November 4th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 4 (IANS) Amid the Afghan government's efforts to convene Loya Jirga or traditional grand assembly of tribal elders to get national endorsement for inking the possible strategic ... Read more...

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Goof up reveals locations of military bases


October 19th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In a major goof up, the Indian Army's forward bases in sensitive Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states such as Arunachal Pradesh were posted online ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to train in US as chopper pilot


August 30th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prince Harry, who is an accomplished combat helicopter pilot, will undergo training at two US military bases for an Apache attack helicopter course.Michelle Dee, ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene kills four in US


August 28th, 2011 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four people, including a child, were killed Saturday as a result of powerful hurricane Irene that has hit the US East Coast, emergency officials ... Read more...

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Italian drone completes first surveillance mission


August 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 13 (IANS/AKI) The first Italian pilotless Predator drone has completed a 12-hour surveillance flight over Libya after taking off from an air base in Foggia, southern Italy.The Predator ... Read more...

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Eight soldiers die in Yemen car bombing


July 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), July 24 (IANS) At least eight soldiers were killed and 20 injured when a booby-trapped car targeted a military patrol in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Putin urges clean-up operation in Arctic


July 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic ecosystem is very fragile, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said, and called for a "big clean-up" in the region to remove litter ... Read more...

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Yemen denies military base’ seizure by militants


May 28th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 28 (IANS) The Yemeni defense ministry has denied reports suggesting anti-government armed tribesmen took control over military bases and shot down military planes outside the capital, ... Read more...

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Terror siege at Pakistan military base ends, 14 dead


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) A 15-hour terror siege of a key military base in this Pakistani port city ended Monday afternoon with 14 people, including four terrorists, killed in ... Read more...

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Karachi operation over, all terrorists killed


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) All the terrorists who stormed a naval base here have been killed after 15 hours of gun battles, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Monday, ... Read more...

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New publication launched for gays in the US military


March 29th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new online magazine would concentrate on the lives of gay soldiers in the US army. The online magazine was launched by OutServe.OutServe is a group ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels warn of a ‘fight till death’ with Gaddafi’s loyalists


March 14th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 14 (ANI): As the forces of Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi advanced towards Ajdabiya town, rebels vowed to 'fight till death' if a no-fly zone was imposed by the West ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters in contact with Italy


March 10th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Benghazi (Libya), March 10 (IANS/AKI) Anti-government protesters in Libya are in contact with the Italian government, a spokesman for the rebels said."We've had telephone contact since yesterday (Tuesday) with Italy's ... Read more...

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All my people love me, says Gaddafi


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 1 (IANS) Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, who is facing a mass uprising that threatens his four-decade rule, says he is loved by all and that his people would die to ... Read more...

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US ordered massacre of the region’s people, says Iran


February 20th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 20 (IANS) The speaker of Iran's parliament, the Majlis, has said "massacre" of the people in Libya and Bahrain were taking place on the orders of the US.Ali Larijani, addressing ... Read more...

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US strategy working in Afghanistan: Robert Gates


December 9th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 9(ANI): United States Defence Secretary Robert Gates has said that he is "convinced" that the US strategy in Afghanistan is working.Gates gave his assessment on the second day of ... Read more...

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WWII Bombs Found On Galapagos Islands


October 29th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fisherman have found a dozen bombshells belonging to the World War II near the Galapagos Islands. The Ecuador Navy officials dug out the shells and sent ... Read more...

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Bombs Traced Back To WWII Found On Galapagos Islands


October 29th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Fishermen have recovered more than a dozen bombs that can be traced back to the World War II. The government officials revealed the news ... Read more...

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Srinagar dead were ‘fidayeen’ on mission to attack Indian military bases: JiM


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 23 (ANI): The three men killed in a gunfight in Kashmir were on a suicide mission to attack Indian military bases, a militant group has revealed, adding that three others ... Read more...

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Canada seeks Pakistani bases after eviction by UAE


October 14th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 14 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates (UAE) shutting the Canadian secret military base near Dubai next month, Ottawa has requested Pakistan to let it use its military ... Read more...

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Pak mulling Canada’s request to use its bases during Afghan-bound troops withdrawal


October 14th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 14 (ANI): Pakistan is reportedly considering a request from Canada to use its military bases to remove troops and supplies during the scheduled withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.Mian Gul Akbar ... Read more...

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