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South Africa, EU call for end to Syrian violence


August 25th, 2012 - 5:57 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Aug 25 (IANS) South Africa and the European Union (EU) Friday called for an immediate end to the growing violence in Syria.The appeal was made at the South Africa-EU ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan to start defence training for all


August 9th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan will introduce universal military training for all adult citizens, according to a government decree published Thursday."The goal of universal military training of citizens is ... Read more...

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Olympics bosses say soldiers’ uniforms ‘intimidating’


July 25th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Organisers of the 2012 London Olympics have suggested that the thousands of security personnel on duty for the games should dress in tracksuits because their regular ... Read more...

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EU accepts Iran talks offer


March 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has accepted Tehran's offer to resume negotiations with the Iran Six amid growing international concerns over the ... Read more...

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Israel’s ultimatum to Obama on Iran n-plans


March 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to deliver an ultimatum to the US over Iran's nuclear plans, a media report said Sunday.At Monday's meeting between ... Read more...

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Canada pulls out of NATO surveillance project


February 11th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 11 (IANS) Canada has decided to pull out of a NATO project that collects strategic information through unmanned aerial vehicles."NATO has been informed of these decisions. The details ... Read more...

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Military action against Iran premature: Dempsey


January 27th, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Martin Dempsey has said that it is "premature" to use military force against Iran over its nuclear program. A ... Read more...

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Boxing champion among gang caught with arms in Punjab


January 18th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Jan 18 (IANS) A boxing champion, who was earlier also a trooper with a para-military force, has been nabbed by Punjab Police along with an inter-state gang of ... Read more...

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India offers to play role in achieving Middle East peace


December 1st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 1 (IANS) Underlining the importance of the West Asian region to the international community, India has expressed its readiness to play a supportive role to achieve ... Read more...

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No threat from China: New ITBP chief


September 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) No recent Chinese aggression has taken place on the India-China border and there is no threat from the neighbouring country, Director General of the Indo-Tibetan ... Read more...

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Pakistanis see India as bigger threat than Al Qaeda


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Most Pakistanis see India as a bigger threat than the Taliban and the Al Qaeda and disapprove of the US military operation that killed Osama ... Read more...

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Moscow alarmed over NATO’s disproportionate use of force in Libya


June 5th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is alarmed over NATO's disproportionate use of force in Libya and the alliance's clear support for one side in the conflict, Russian Deputy Prime ... Read more...

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Osama killing will not end terrorism: CPI-M


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan was unlikely to end terrorism."The ... Read more...

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Pakistan undoubtedly supports terrorism in India: Chomsky


April 20th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20(ANI): Pakistan has "undoubtedly" supported terrorist groups in Kashmir and terrorism in India, renowned scholar and author Professor Noam Chomsky has said.Speaking about Pakistan's outlook towards India, Chomsky said ... Read more...

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EC assures safe, free voting in West Bengal


April 12th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Assuring voters of adequate security for the coming West Bengal assembly polls, a top Election Commission official urged people to come out and exercise their franchise ... Read more...

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7 ‘terrorists’ killed in clash in Turkey: report


April 1st, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, April 1 (IANS) At least seven terrorists were killed in a clash with security forces in south Turkey Friday, said a local media report.The militants sneaked into Turkey ... Read more...

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No military expansion, China vows in white paper


March 31st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) China would not pursue military expansion, it declared in a white paper on national defence issued Thursday.The document, seventh of its kind the Chinese government has ... Read more...

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China issues White Paper on arms control, peaceful development


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): China has issued a White Paper on national defense that aims to enhance its military transparency and boost the world's trust in its commitment to peaceful development.The document gives ... Read more...

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International coalition divided over goals, exit strategy for Libya


March 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25(ANI): The international coalition confronting Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is reportedly divided over the ultimate goal and the exit strategy in the country.The United States has all, but called ... Read more...

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Obama rules out ground troops in Libya


March 19th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday ruled out deploying ground troops in Libya, saying the US will act as part of an international coalition if Libyan ... Read more...

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Noose around Qaddafi tightening: Obama


March 12th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 12 (ANI): The United States and the international community "are slowly tightening the noose on Qaddafi," President Barack Obama said in a news conference on Friday."It is in the ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign minister cautions world leaders on military action against Gaddafi


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, March 2 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on world powers to focus on using UN Security Council sanctions to end the impasse in Libya, rather than launching ... Read more...

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Beggars, sex workers and eunuchs get place in Census 2011 as other category


February 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 6 (ANI): In the ongoing first phase of census count in Agartala, beggars, sex workers and eunuchs have got a place in the Indian Census 2011 as the other category.Census ... Read more...

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Security stepped up in Karnataka following terror alert


December 27th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 27 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in Karnataka, particularly in the coastal areas, following a high alert that some suspected terror outfits might target places of worship and crowded ... Read more...

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China, India against trouble on border: daily


December 16th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) The Sino-Indian border row is real but neither country wants to use "military force", said a Chinese daily, adding the dispute was not the most urgent item ... Read more...

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Israeli settlers legitimate targets: Hamas


September 4th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London/Jerusalem, Sep 4 (DPA) A Hamas official Saturday said hurting Israeli settlers in the West Bank was a "natural thing" as they are armed and constitute the first reserve military force of ... Read more...

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Media a potent force multiplier: Indian Army chief


August 31st, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The media should be viewed not only as a synergy partner but as a "potent" force multiplier and the military should take formal steps to acknowledge the ... Read more...

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Canadian warplanes intercept Russian bombers


July 31st, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa/New York, July 31 (DPA) Canadian warplanes intercepted two long-range Russian bombers that tried to intrude into Canadian airspace, the defence ministry confirmed Saturday. The Tupolev-95 planes made several attempts to breach ... Read more...

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Centre reveals paramilitaries welfare funding for three years


July 27th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Government on Tuesday said that the received proposal of welfare activities from different sections of Central Para Military Forces are considered by the Government from time ... Read more...

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US troops to withdraw in time from Iraq: Biden


July 19th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US combat troops in Iraq are on schedule to withdraw by the end of August this year, and would not be delayed by power-sharing negotiations in the Iraqi ... Read more...

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“The Obama Deception” Intends To Unmask United States President


July 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Radio host Alex Jones' real intentions through "The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off" had been to unveil the real face of President Barack Obama to ... Read more...

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20 dead, 100 hurt in twin blasts in Iran


July 16th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) At least 20 were killed and over 100 injured in two explosions that tore through a mosque in Iran's southeastern city of Zahedan Thursday, media reports said Friday. "Two ... Read more...

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Win against Taliban, Qaeda possible if Karzai does right by Afghans: US editorial


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, July 3 (ANI): An opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times has said that unless the United States can get Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai to provide for his citizens ... Read more...

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Longest serving US Senator Byrd dies at 92


June 29th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (DPA) Senator Robert Byrd, the longest-serving member of US Congress ever, died early Monday at the age of 92 after an illness, his office said. Byrd, who represented West Virginia ... Read more...

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Karzai seeks Kandahar leaders help and sacrifice in sustained operations against Taliban


June 14th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar, June 14(ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has told local leaders in Kandahar to prepare themselves for sustained operations to rid the area of Taliban insurgents."This operation requires sacrifice, and without ... Read more...

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