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Four killed in Turkish military helicopter crash


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 23 (IANS) At least four soldiers were killed and eight others injured after a Turkish military helicopter crashed Sunday, Xinhua reported.The chopper crashed shortly after taking off ... Read more...

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New Kyrgyz president calls for closure of US airbase


November 1st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan's President-elect Almazbek Atambayev has called for the closure of the US airbase at Manas in the central Asian republic."I don't think the base ... Read more...

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Hackers attack Lockheed Martin site


May 29th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Hackers attacked the site of Lockheed Martin, a top American military weapons developer, Saturday night, but officials said no sensitive information was stolen during the ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s Plane flew less than 3 miles to C-17 military jet


April 24th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): The White House plane carrying US First lady Michelle Obama came even closer to a C-17 military cargo jet than earlier reported, a new National Safety Transportation Safety ... Read more...

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Security procedures for Michelle Obama tightened after aborted plane landing


April 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21(ANI): The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced new procedures following the aborted landing of a presidential plane carrying First Lady Michelle Obama.The plane carrying Michelle had to abort ... Read more...

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Plane carrying Michelle Obama aborts landing due to serious ATC error


April 20th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20(ANI): A White House plane carrying First Lady Michelle Obama had to abort its landing at Andrews Air Force Base since it came dangerously close to a 200-ton military cargo ... Read more...

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Using poisoned mice to get rid of snakes!


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) US authorities are trying to get rid of venomous snakes in its territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean by "bombing" the island with poisoned mice.Using helicopters ... Read more...

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Pak objects to seizure of Karachi bound ship by India


June 28th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan has objected to India seizing a Karachi bound ship which purportedly carried huge cache of arms and ammunition, saying the sea carrier was on duty of the ... Read more...

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Dubious Pak-bound ship carrying explosives tugged to Kolkata port for investigation


June 27th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 27(ANI): The dubious Pakistan-bound ship, MV Aegean Glory, was on Sunday brought to Kolkata port by the Coast Guard and the Calcutta Port Trust authorities.Earlier, the ship was accosted beyond ... Read more...

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Ship mystery resolved as UN confirms consignment (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The mystery surrounding the Karachi-bound ship, intercepted on the Hooghly with arms and ammunition used by multi-national troops in a United Nations peacekeeping mission, was resolved Sunday with ... Read more...

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Security agencies to bring Pak bound ship to Kolkata for investigation


June 27th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 27 (ANI): A Karachi-bound ship, which was intercepted on the Hooghly with UN peacekeeping mission arms and ammunition, is all set to sail for the Kolkata port amid tight security ... Read more...

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Karachi-bound ship with explosives to be probed


June 26th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) The Karachi-bound ship with explosives from Bangladesh and intercepted on the Hooghly will be brought to the Kolkata dock for a thorough investigation, police said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Explosive-laden vessel bound for Karachi intercepted (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A Karachi-bound explosive-laden vessel from the Bangladesh port of Chittagong was intercepted by the security agencies on the Hooghly river channel Friday evening, officials said. The vessel - 'Agean ... Read more...

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Cyprus detains ship with military cargo


June 23rd, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Nicosia, June 23 (IANS) Cyprus has detained a vessel loaded with unspecified military cargo reportedly meant for Sudan and Singapore. The ship named "Santiago", carrying the flag of Antigua and Barbuda, was detained ... Read more...

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US carrier arrives off Haiti’s coast


January 16th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (DPA) The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier arrived off Haiti's coast Friday to begin humanitarian assistance following the devastating earthquake as the international rescue effort intensified. The Nimitz-class nuclear-powered ... Read more...

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US, Tajikistan reach Afghan transit deal


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
Almaty, April 22 (Xinhua) The US and Tajikistan have reached a deal on sending non-military cargo through Tajik territory to neighbouring Afghanistan, according to reports reaching here Tuesday. Within one or two ... Read more...

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US to send non-military cargo to Afghanistan via Russia


February 14th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (RIA Novosti) The US will send a consignment of non-military supplies to Afghanistan via Russian territory in the next few days, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. ... Read more...

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US navy fires at Iranian boats in the Gulf


April 26th, 2008 - 12:38 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, April 25 (Xinhua) US officials Friday said a vessel contracted by the US Navy in the Gulf fired warning shots on two Iranian fast boats Thursday, but Iran denied the claims. ... Read more...

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