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India courts Tajikistan to swing Afghan endgame

August 31st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Signalling an upswing in its "Connect Central Asia policy", India is gearing up to roll out the red carpet for longtime Tajik leader Emomalii ... Read more...

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Violent incidents in Pakistan since Osama’s killing

May 23rd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) The following is a timeline of violent incidents in Pakistan since the May 2 killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a US ... Read more...

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Omar says Pakistan attack bad for India

May 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) The terror attack on a military facility in Pakistan's port city of Karachi was "bad" for India, a worried Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ... Read more...

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Gunbattle on as terrorists take hostages at Pakistan naval facility

May 23rd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) Fierce gunfights raged overnight as heavily-armed terrorists stormed a key military facility here, destroyed two surveillance aircraft and left five personnel dead. The guerrillas, who ... Read more...

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Virginia city wants to honour SEALs - but doesn’t know how

May 4th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Virginia Beach Mayor Wills Sessoms is thrilled that a navy SEALs unit based just outside his city killed Osama bin Laden. He wants to honour the ... Read more...

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Allies display military might at Kuwait liberation parade

February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait City, Feb 26 (IANS) Tanks, rocket launchers and multi-barrelled guns of allies of the 1990-91 Gulf War Saturday rolled down a specially-created facility at Al-Subiya military base to ... Read more...

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Wikileaks investigators fail to link Assange to prime suspect Bradley Manning

January 26th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Investigators trying to find a loophole that allowed 'Wikileaks' to get access to thousands of US secret diplomatic cables, have failed to establish a link between Private Bradley ... Read more...

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Billionaire Russian Capitalist, Roman Abramovich, Acquires An Island Worth $400 Million For Lodging His Famous Art Collection

December 8th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
In the beginning of 2010, the eminent billionaire Russian capitalist, Mikhail Prokhorov, acquired a controlling interest worth $250 million in the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Now, it ... Read more...

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Pitt to do cameo in Jolie’s directiorial venture?

November 17th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is likely to make a cameo appearance in partner Angelina Jolie's debut directorial venture.The "Inglourious Basterds" star has filmed his scene Saturday, ... Read more...

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Lakehurst Naval Air Station Witnesses Two Hour Lock Down

June 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Lakehurst, June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) New Jersey's Lakehurst Naval Air Station was locked down on Monday morning owing to two back-to-back reports. The first report was of a gunshot and ... Read more...

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Separatists seek troop withdrawal from Pakistani Kashmir

January 19th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A group of separatists has sought withdrawal of troops from Pakistani Kashmir in the wake of a series of suicide bombings there. "Pakistan must move out its troops ... Read more...

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Pakistan assures action against Iran bombers

October 24th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has told his Iranian counterpart that Islamabad will extend all help to capture the militants responsible for the attack on the Revolutionary Guards ... Read more...

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Terrorists shifting focus to ’soft’ targets

September 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.9 (ANI): Terrorists are aiming for hotels and other easier-to-hit targets as security measures at military and government facilities continue to improve, says STRATFOR, a global intelligence company.According to STRATFOR, Al ... Read more...

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US asks Spain to take four Guantanamo detainees

June 17th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 17 (DPA) The US has asked Spain to take four detainees from its Guantanamo prison camp when it is closed next year, Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos said Wednesday. Moratinos ... Read more...

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Taiwan arrests Chinese tourist for spying

May 26th, 2009 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, May 26 (DPA) Taiwan has arrested a Chinese tourist on charges of gathering military intelligence for Beijing, a newspaper said Tuesday. Ma Zhongfei, the manager of a Chinese science and technology company, ... Read more...

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Israel: Iran, Syria secretly continuing nuclear projects

February 21st, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.21 (ANI): Iran and Syria are secretly working on nuclear technology in a manner which risks peace in the region and the world, while bluntly ignoring their international obligations," a ... Read more...

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Navy jet’s tyre bursts on landing at Goa

November 30th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) A tyre of a naval Sea Harrier jet burst on landing at Goa's Dabolim airport, an official said Sunday. The incident threw holiday bound air traffic out of ... Read more...

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Mistake during military show injures 16 in France

June 30th, 2008 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, June 30 (DPA) Sixteen people were injured when a soldier fired live ammunition instead of blanks during a demonstration of military techniques for use in hostage situations in France, the defence ... Read more...

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IAEA team to inspect Syria’s alleged nuclear site

June 22nd, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Damascus, June 22 (DPA) A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is to begin Sunday a three-day visit to Syria to inspect an alleged nuclear facility that was bombed by ... Read more...

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MiG 21 crashes in Bengal, pilot safe (Lead)

May 23rd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata/New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) In a fifth crash of an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft this year, a MiG-21 fighter caught fire while landing at West Bengal's Bagdogra airport Friday, but ... Read more...

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LTTE aerial bomb military sites in Sri Lanka

April 27th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Colombo , Apr.27 (ANI): Tamil Tiger rebels using light aircraft bombed two military targets in northeastern Sri Lanka on Sunday and wounded at least one soldier, security sources said.The Liberation ... Read more...

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India offers $2 million aid to cold-hit Tajikistan

March 4th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India Tuesday announced humanitarian aid worth $2 million to Tajikistan, a Central Asian country that has been reeling under its worst cold spell in half a century. ... Read more...

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Dithering almost cost India its Tajik military facility

February 4th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
By Rahul Bedi New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Mounting uncertainty over India's continued presence in its sole overseas military facility in Tajikistan was largely due to New Delhi's tardiness in fulfilling its 2002 ... Read more...

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