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MiG-29 crashes during Bulgarian-US drill


April 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sofia, April 26 (IANS) A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed Thursday near an airbase, 150 km from the Bulgarian capital, during a US-Bulgaria drill. However, its two pilots ejected successfully and ... Read more...

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Clinton talks military cooperation with Bulgarian PM


February 6th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Sofia, Feb 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday paid a short visit to Bulgaria and discussed energy issues and military cooperation with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, ... Read more...

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Russia owes rent on military bases: Kyrgyz president


December 29th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev has described Russia as a key strategic partner but claimed that Moscow had not paid rent for the past four years ... Read more...

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NATO air strikes in Tripoli kill 19 civilians: Libyan TV


May 25th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO air strikes on Libyan capital Tripoli killed at least 19 civilians over the past 24 hours, the Libyan state television reported late Tuesday.NATO warplanes ... Read more...

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Marine Corps Marathon Enhances It Security Measures


October 31st, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Organizers of today's much awaited event, "Marine Corp Marathon", has assured a more stringent security system and better safety measures, during the course of the race. ... Read more...

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White House releases Recovery Act statistical overview


February 18th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act celebrates its first anniversary and the White House issued a brief statistical overview of its operations on Wednesday.Employment has increased with ... Read more...

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Elite US forces to counter Pakistani nuke hijacks: Report (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 17th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London/Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) The US army is training a crack unit "to seal off and snatch back Pakistani nuclear weapons in the event that militants, possibly from inside the country's ... Read more...

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Kim Jong II has network of escape tunnels, says defector


December 8th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 8 (DPA) North Korean leader Kim Jong II has a secret network of escape tunnels underneath Pyongyang for times of emergency, a former senior North Korean official said. Hwang Jang Yop, ... Read more...

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Russian land forces chief in India


May 25th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Commander-in-Chief of Russian land forces, General Vladimir A Boldyrev, who is on a week-long visit to India, was given a guard of honour here on Monday.General ... Read more...

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China’s defence budget to go up by 14.9 percent in 2009 (Lead)


March 4th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (Xinhua) China plans to increase its defence budget by 14.9 percent in 2009, a spokesman said here Wednesday. The planned defence budget is 480.686 billion yuan ($70 billion), a rise ... Read more...

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Obama to close terrorist ”black sites”


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.22 (ANI): President Barack Obama on Thursday will order the closure of so-called black sites, where CIA and European security services have interrogated terrorist suspects. Executive orders dismantling much of the ... Read more...

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Lankan troops push further on after capturing LTTE headquarters


January 3rd, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan. 3 (ANI): A day after capturing the LTTEs administrative headquarters at Kilinochchi, Sri Lankan forces are moving northwards the town of Mullaitivu. The Sri Lankan defence ministry said that ... Read more...

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China to continue with relaxed media rules temporarily adopted for Olympics


October 18th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Oct 18 (ANI): China has decided to continue with the relaxed rules for foreign journalists operating from the country. The relaxed rules which were temporarily adopted for the Beijing ... Read more...

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Russian troops destroying military facilities: Georgia


August 14th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow/Tbilisi, Aug 14 (DPA) Georgian authorities Thursday said Russian forces were continuing to destroy Georgia's military facilities. The online agency, Civil Georgia, cited Georgian border guards as saying that Russian soldiers had ... Read more...

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U.S. Congress favours long-term military presence in Afghanistan


July 14th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): The United States Congress is apparently in favour of maintaining a long-term military presence in Afghanistan.According to the Washington Post, the Congress has used a fiscal ... Read more...

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IAEA pact unveiled, strong on fuel guarantees (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The government Thursday unveiled the draft of the India-specific safeguards agreement with the IAEA that meets three of its key concerns: uninterrupted fuel supply for its reactors, ... Read more...

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All nuclear facilities in quake-hit areas safe: China


May 18th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua) All the nuclear facilities in the earthquake-hit areas are safe and secure, a senior Chinese military officer said here Sunday. Ma Jian, deputy director of the Combat Department ... Read more...

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No trade-off on NATO growth, missile shield: Bush


April 1st, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Kiev (Ukraine), April 1 (RIA Novosti) US President George W. Bush said Tuesday there would be no deal with Moscow on withdrawing American support for Georgia's and Ukraine's NATO bids in ... Read more...

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China not interested in scientific competition


November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin
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