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India, China to resume military exercises; Antony to visit Beijing (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Against the backdrop of an imminent once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume their stalled joint military exercises "at ... Read more...

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India, China to resume joint military exercises (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Barely weeks before the once-in-a-decade leadership transition gets under way in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume joint military exercises after a ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un inspects artillery unit before South Korea-US drill


August 18th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Saturday inspected a frontline artillery unit ahead of a planned South Korea-US annual joint military exercise, state media reported.During his visit ... Read more...

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‘US-led war games detrimental to Asia-Pacific stability’


August 5th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) US troops have been "massively and incessantly" engaged in military exercises in the Asia-Pacific region since the start of the year, and this has sent a ... Read more...

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Iran threatens Israel


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will respond with its new indigenously built anti-radar ballistic missiles if Israel attacks the Islamic republic, the official media reported.Iran will respond if Israel ... Read more...

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US, Philippines troops stage war games


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, April 25 (IANS) Around 100 American and Filipino troops Wednesday staged a mock assault at Palawan beach in the Philippines as part of a joint military exercise.Filipino naval vessel ... Read more...

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Russia, China complete first stage of naval drills


April 25th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China have completed the first stage of naval exercises in the Yellow Sea, off the coast of Qingdao in eastern China.Though Russia and ... Read more...

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Uneasy truce between government, army chief


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) With a little over a month for army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh, to retire and the last three weeks passing without much public airing of ... Read more...

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India, Singapore test tank warfare skills


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Soldiers from Indian and Singaporean armed forces are testing their armoured warfare skills in Babina in central India with over 750 soldiers from both sides ... Read more...

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Sweden finds possible debris from missing Norwegian plane


March 17th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by BNO News
OSLO, Norway (BNO NEWS) -- Swedish forces on late Friday afternoon discovered possible debris from a Norwegian military transport plane which went missing over the Scandinavian Mountains on Thursday, officials said.The Norwegian ... Read more...

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Pyongyang protests US-South Korea military drill


March 4th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 4 (IANS) Pyongyang Sunday protested against the ongoing joint US-South Korean military exercise in South Korea.South Korea and the US launched a two-month joint military exercise, code-named Foal ... Read more...

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South Korea, US launch joint military exercise


February 27th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 27 (IANS) South Korean and US forces launched their annual military exercise Monday despite a warning by North Korea that it is "ready to fight a war".Exercise "Key ... Read more...

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Iran launches air drill


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Monday launched a four-day air defence drill to ensure protection of important national facilities, Iran's Fars news agency reported.The exercise in the south of ... Read more...

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China’s exploration in Indian Ocean outside Indian waters: Antony


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) China's 15-year contract with the International Seabed Authority (ISBA) for prospecting and exploring for polymetallic sulphides in the southwest Indian Ocean ridge is beyond India's ... Read more...

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No information on joint China-Pakistan army exercise: Antony


November 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday said India has no information on a China-Pakistan joint military exercise held close to the Indian border recently.In a written ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China hold joint military exercise


November 15th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Pakistan and China are holding a joint military exercise that would enable them to exchange information in real time.The Pakistan-China Joint Military Exercise, called YOUYI-IV, is ... Read more...

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India, China planning joint army exercise in 2012


November 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With India and China resuming their bilateral military exchanges four months ago, the two nations are planning to revive their joint military exercise in ... Read more...

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Pakistan-China military exercise next month


October 28th, 2011 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pakistan and China will hold a joint military exercise next month in the country.The YOUYI-IV exercise will commence in mid-November, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia conclude military drill


October 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Army and the Royal Saudi Land Forces have concluded their three-week-long joint military exercise in the eastern part of the country, a media report ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-India joint military exercise begins


October 9th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) A 14-day-long Bangladesh-India joint military exercise, aimed at building camaraderie between the two armies, started Sunday, the authorities said.The drill began at Jalalabad Cantonment in Sylhet ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia plays key role in region: Kayani


October 7th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has played an important role in maintaining peace and stability in this region, especially in Afghanistan, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.Talking ... Read more...

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Australian attacks chopper following Bible prophecy


July 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) An Australian man attacked a military helicopter with an axe, saying he was fulfilling a biblical prophecy.Bryan Law, 57, was arrested after the attack at an ... Read more...

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German, Indian air forces may have joint exercises soon


July 20th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
RAF Fairford (Britain), July 20 (IANS) The German air force is keen on a joint military exercise with India and will discuss the possibility of this when the Indian Air ... Read more...

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Iran test fires surface-to-sea missiles


July 6th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 6 (IANS) Iran Wednesday "successfully" test fired two short-range surface-to-sea missiles near the country's southern port city of Jask, Xinhua reported.The tests were carried out by the Islamic ... Read more...

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Ahead of talks, India and Pakistan in diplomatic row (Roundup)


June 18th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) India and Pakistan were locked in a diplomatic row Saturday, ahead of talks between their foreign secretaries in Islamabad next week.After Pakistan alleged that an ... Read more...

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India denies obstructing Pakistani warship (Third Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) India Saturday dismissed as "totally baseless" Pakistani allegations that its naval vessel was obstructed by an Indian warship in the Gulf of Aden while escorting ... Read more...

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India denies obstructing Pakistani warship (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) India Saturday denied that its warship obstructed a Pakistani naval ship two days ago when the latter was escorting an Egyptian vessel released by Somali ... Read more...

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Army chief witnesses exercise in Ladakh


April 20th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Wednesday visited Leh in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir to witness an ongoing military exercise along the China ... Read more...

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India-China to hold joint military exercise soon


April 13th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): India-China defence exchanges are on track and both the countries would soon be expanding their relationship in this sphere, with holding of joint military exercise after ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Chinese air forces conduct joint exercise


March 19th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Pakistani and Chinese air forces are currently conducting joint exercises at an undisclosed location in Pakistan, according to a media report.Combat aircraft, pilots and technicians of ... Read more...

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Syria, Iran sign naval training pact


February 27th, 2011 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Feb 27 (IANS) Syria and Iran have signed a naval training agreement, media reports said.Taleb al-Bari, chief of Syria's navy, and his Iranian counterpart, Habibollah Sayyari, signed the agreement on the ... Read more...

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China, N. Korea vow to maintain strong bilateral ties amid US-ROK military drill concerns


February 16th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 16 (ANI): China and North Korea have reportedly vowed to maintain their close bilateral ties and jointly work towards establishing regional security amid concerns that South Korea and the United ... Read more...

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Despite turmoil, Egyptian Navy to exercise with UAE


February 8th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) In the midst of the turmoil in Egypt with protesters demanding the removal of President Hosni Mubarak, the country's navy is to hold a joint military exercise ... Read more...

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US, South Korea plan more military exercises as warning to belligerent North


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2(ANI): The United States and South Korea are planning to carry out more joint military exercises as early as this month, South Korea's military has said.The announcement comes ... Read more...

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China calls for emergency talks over North Korea


November 28th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London/Beijing/Seoul, Nov.28 (ANI): China has called for emergency international talks over North Korea, even as Pyongyang is reportedly preparing its missile batteries to counter a joint military exercise by the United States ... Read more...

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