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New Russian missile can carry bigger warhead: Expert


September 8th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) will have a five-tonne warhead, which is four times that of its predecessors, a former military commander said."The ... Read more...

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Bosnia war witness says paramilitary raped Muslims


September 7th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A prosecution witness in the trial of wartime Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic has said she witnessed Serb paramilitary forces raping Muslim women in ... Read more...

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No grudges at talks with Colombian government: FARC


September 4th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, will enter into peace talks with President Juan Manuel Santos's administration in Havana "without grudges or arrogance", the ... Read more...

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US military commander’s plane damaged in Afghan attack


August 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 21 (IANS) Rockets fired by insurgents from outside a heavily fortified airfield in Afghanistan damaged the transport plane of Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the US ... Read more...

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Two drug tunnels found in Mexico


July 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tijuana (Mexico), July 14 (IANS/EFE) A shrine dedicated to a possibly mythical outlaw venerated by drug traffickers as a saint was found by Mexican soldiers as they were showing reporters ... 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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‘Terrorists may get hold of Syrian chemical weapons’


June 12th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's stockpiles of chemical weapons may end up in the hands of terrorists as the ruling regime and anti-government forces continue fierce fighting, an ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack plan used Google Earth, says US commander


May 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Citing the example of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a top US military commander has warned of the dangers posed by "democratisation" of technology in future warfare."Now, ... Read more...

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Pakistani safe havens hinder Afghan war: US


April 25th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Pakistani safe havens and corruption are two factors retarding the progress of NATO forces in Afghanistan, according to a senior US military commander.Pakistan represents a ... Read more...

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‘Stable Pakistan can re-set ties with US’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) A top US military commander has voiced confidence that America and Pakistan can re-set their bilateral ties in a mutually beneficial way, saying Pakistan was now ... Read more...

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US denies Special Forces are in Sri Lanka


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) The US embassy denied Saturday that its Special Forces were based in Sri Lanka -- as claimed by a senior American military commander."References in the press ... Read more...

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Hezbollah link to Israeli car blast?


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Tel Aviv, Feb 13 (IANS) Even as India launched a probe into a blast in a car belonging to the Israeli embassy here, media reports in Israel speculated that ... Read more...

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Iran to strike back if attacked


February 5th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran will strike back at any location from where attacks against it are mounted, Fars news agency quoted a senior military commander as saying Sunday."Any ... Read more...

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Russian army officer jailed for burning soldier


January 24th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian military commander has been sentenced to two years at a military disciplinary unit for wrapping a soldier in toilet paper from head to ... Read more...

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Kim Jong Un appointed North Korea’s top military commander


January 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Jan 1 (IANS) Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been appointed the country's top military commander, the ruling Workers' Party of Korea ... Read more...

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ULFA leader, Indian scribe detained in Myanmar


December 4th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Sunday confirmed the detention of a top United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) functionary and an Indian journalist in Myanmar ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani official refuses to head memo probe


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Tariq Khosa, former director general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), has refused to head a panel formed to probe the memo-controversy that led to the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda training snipers to attack British, US troops


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda is now training a group of snipers for a new wave of attacks on British and US troops in Afghanistan, a ... Read more...

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Terror from Pakistan-controlled territory a core concern: India


November 24th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Amid reports of Pakistan holding around 12,000-14,00 trained Kashmiri fighters in reserve in case of a sub-continental war, India Thursday underlined that terrorism emanating ... Read more...

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Haqqani resigns as Pakistani ambassador to US


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Hussain Haqqani, the Pakistan ambassador to the US, Tuesday submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the wake of "Memogate" scandal, Dawn ... Read more...

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Iran radars can detect drones: Commander


October 9th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's national defence system has been equipped with advanced radars capable of detecting unmanned aerial vehicles, a senior military commander said has said."No unauthorized unmanned ... Read more...

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‘India’s area of responsibility goes beyond Indian Ocean’


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's area of responsibility stretches beyond the Indian Ocean region and the armed forces were building capabilities to meet security challenges well beyond the Gulf ... Read more...

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Not surprised at US views on ISI: India


September 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) India Friday said it was not surprised that the US has "lately discovered" the terror links of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency.Home ... Read more...

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‘Armed forces urgently need advanced simulators’


September 12th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) To enhance their combat capabilities, the Indian armed forces urgently need advanced simulation technology that will be cost effective and "most importantly reduce the loss ... Read more...

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Commander’s killing Gaddafi’s conspiracy: Rebel chief


August 7th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Aug 7 (IANS) Libya's rebel council chairman has said the killing of the council's military commander was part of a conspiracy by Muammar Gaddafi, Xinhua reported.The assassination of Abdel ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels kill own commander: Report


July 29th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Libyan rebels assassinated their own military commander when it was found he was working as a Gaddafi double agent, a media report said.Gen. Abdel Fattah Younes ... Read more...

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‘India to buy more than 16 C-17 airlifters’


June 14th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will acquire more than 16 BoeingC-17 heavy airlifters to add to its strategic capabilities, a top military commander has said. ... Read more...

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Serbia war crimes suspect Mladic may have been held


May 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 26 (IANS/AKI) Serbian Police Thursday arrested a man suspected of being alleged fugitive war criminal Ratko Mladic, according to Serbian media.A man using the alias Milorad Komadic was ... Read more...

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US brands Haqqani network commander as terrorist


May 11th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) In a crackdown on terrorists operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the US has designated the commander of a Pakistan-based insurgent group as a terrorist and ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi will use leftover chemical weapons to defeat rebels’


April 29th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 29 (ANI): A senior Libyan rebel military commander has warned that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi still possesses a quarter of chemical weapons, which he intends to use to 'the final drop ... Read more...

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NATO campaign in Libya could drag on: Analysts


April 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): Analysts reckon that there would be no quick and easy end to NATO's campaign in Libya against dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi.Robin Niblett, the director of Chatham House, the Royal Institute ... Read more...

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ISI has ties with Haqqani network: US commander


April 21st, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has ties with the Haqqani network that poses threat in Afghanistan, America's top military commander said Wednesday"All that said, ... Read more...

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US offers 5-mn-dollar reward for information on HUJI commander Ilyas Kashmiri


April 7th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7(ANI): The United States is offering five million dollars as reward money for information leading to the location of Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, the commander of Al Qaida-supporting terrorist organization Harakat-ul-Jihad ... Read more...

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US in bind over providing weapons to Libyan rebels amidst fears of their links to al-Qaeda


March 30th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Senior Obama administration officials have claimed that the government is engaged in a debate about whether weapons should be supplied the Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's opponents, amid fears that ... Read more...

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Peace process on track despite Assam attacks


March 15th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Condemning the latest terror attacks in Assam, the government Tuesday said it would continue the peace process in the state despite desperate attempts by the ... Read more...

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