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Syrian military chopper shot down


August 28th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Free Syrian Army rebel group has claimed it had shot down a government-operated military helicopter near Damascus.The rebels posted a video on YouTube of ... Read more...

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Assange gets asylum in Ecuador (Lead, Changing dateline)


August 16th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Wikileaks founder Julian Assange was finally granted political asylum by Ecuador Thursday, two months after he took refuge in the Andean nation's London embassy while fighting ... Read more...

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11 killed in NATO chopper crash in Afghanistan


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 16 (IANS) Eleven people, including four NATO and three US soldiers, were killed Thursday when a NATO military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's Kandhar province, Xinhua reported.The ISAF helicopter ... Read more...

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Four killed in Turkish military helicopter crash


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 23 (IANS) At least four soldiers were killed and eight others injured after a Turkish military helicopter crashed Sunday, Xinhua reported.The chopper crashed shortly after taking off ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed in NATO chopper crash


June 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) Two soldiers with the NATO-led coalition forces were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.The two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service ... Read more...

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24 killed in attack on Pakistan check-post (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) At least 20 militants and four soldiers were killed after an army check-post was attacked in Pakistan's northwest tribal region early Tuesday, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants to serve army after his cricketing career ends (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) On his maiden visit to the Kashmir Valley, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sunday visited the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Military helicopter crashes in northern Colombia, killing 13


May 1st, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Colombian Air Force helicopter crashed in the northern region of the country on late Monday afternoon, killing all thirteen people on board, defense officials said on ... Read more...

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Turkish military helicopter crashes in Kabul, killing 16


March 18th, 2012 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- A Turkish military helicopter crashed into a house on the outskirts of the Afghan capital of Kabul on early Friday morning, killing twelve soldiers and four civilians ... Read more...

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NATO chopper crash kills 14 near Kabul (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 16 (IANS) A Turkish military helicopter with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Friday crashed into a house on the outskirts of Kabul, killing 12 soldiers and ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan attack


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 22 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed Saturday in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.However, the statement did not reveal the ... Read more...

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Nine survive military helicopter crash in Colombia


December 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Nine people - five soldiers and four crewmen - survived the crash of a military helicopter in the northern Colombian province of Cordoba, the army said.The ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani meet on sidelines of SAARC


November 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Amid a shrinking trust deficit but hoping to build on positive progress in bilateral ties, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Gilani meet: India hopes for better ties, to press for 26/11 justice


November 9th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll/New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Amid a shrinking trust deficit with Pakistan, India Wednesday hoped to build on positive progress in bilateral ties and pressed for speedy trial ... Read more...

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Eight missing after military helicopter crashes into sea off Venezuela


August 19th, 2011 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- A Venezuelan military helicopter carrying 10 people crashed into the sea on Wednesday afternoon, officials said on Thursday. One person has been confirmed dead.The accident happened at ... Read more...

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NATO helicopter crashes in Afghanistan


August 6th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) A military helicopter with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, Xinhua reported."An International Security Assistance Force helicopter crashed in ... 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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Thai military helicopter crashes near Myanmar border, 9 missing


July 19th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Thai military helicopter has been reported missing on Tuesday and is believed to have crashed near the Myanmar border with nine people on board, officials said.Thailand's ... Read more...

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Two killed in Iran army helicopter crash


May 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) A military helicopter crashed Monday in the central Iranian city of Isfahan, killing the pilot and co-pilot, a media report said.The Cobra 209 helicopter belonging to ... Read more...

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Military chopper crashes in Mexico


May 30th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 30 (IANS/EFE) A military helicopter crashed in Apatzingan, a city in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, but no one was injured, said an official.The helicopter, which ... Read more...

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Japan royal couple visit tsunami-hit town Minamisanriku


April 27th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 27(ANI): Japan's royal couple on Wednesday made their first visit to the area that bore the full force of last month's 9.0-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami.According to the Guardian, Emperor ... Read more...

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Is Mubarak still in Sharm el-Sheikh?


April 17th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 17 (IANS) Conflicting reports emerged Sunday on the whereabouts of Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak, as the state news agency claimed he was in a Sharm el-Sheikh hospital ... Read more...

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Radiation levels high in food, Japan fights n-fallout (Roundup)


March 19th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 19 (IANS) Japan Saturday said radiation levels in food items were much higher than normal limits near its tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant as workers struggled to restore power ... Read more...

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Prince Harry qualifies as Apache pilot, can return to Afghanistan frontline


March 10th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Prince Harry (26), whose official military title is Lieutenant Wales of the Army Air Corps, has qualified as an elite Apache helicopter pilot after completing a ten- month course ... Read more...

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Chopper crashes in Islamabad, crew members survive (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) A military helicopter crashed near a bridge here Thursday, a media report said. All three crew members survived.The incident took place at about 11 a.m. when ... Read more...

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Prince Harry qualifies as an elite Apache helicopter pilot


March 10th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Prince Harry has qualified as an elite Apache helicopter pilot, and he could return to the Afghan front line in a combat role as early as spring of ... Read more...

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Three Bangladeshi evacuees from Libya drown off Crete


March 7th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 7 (IANS) Three Bangladeshis from Libya have drowned after they tried to flee a rescue ship docked at the Greek island of Crete in an apparent bid ... Read more...

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Australian PM fights tears, pays tribute to flood victims


February 8th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard Tuesday choked back tears on the floor of federal parliament while paying tribute to the victims of the Queensland floods. Recalling the bravery ... Read more...

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Price William saves man’s life in chopper rescue mission


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): Prince William saved a man's life during a military helicopter rescue mission, defense officials have revealed.Gym worker Greg Watkins was stuck up Mount Snowdon, the highest peak ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda kingpin escaped as chopper had no fuel


October 24th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) A British military helicopter ran out of fuel, allowing Osama bin Laden's Iraqi commander to evade capture for further 15 months, the Guardian reported Sunday after studying the ... Read more...

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27 killed in Tajik helicopter crash


October 7th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Oct 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 27 people were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in the mountainous Rasht Valley in eastern Tajikistan, a police source said.About 20 members of ... Read more...

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US withdraws aircraft from Pakistan flood relief work


October 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) The US has withdrawn its cargo aircraft from flood relief work in Pakistan as it was now possible to reach the affected areas by road, a media report ... Read more...

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Helicopter crash during Honduran air show kills pilot, injures 6-year-old boy


September 19th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by BNO News
TEGUCIGALPA (BNO NEWS) -- A military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Honduras during an air show for children in the country's north, killing the pilot and injuring a 6-year-old boy, the military ... Read more...

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Germany charges Austrian with spying for Russia


September 1st, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 1 (DPA) German federal prosecutors Wednesday charged a 54-year-old Austrian man with espionage, alleging he fed Russian security services with details of helicopter designs, officials said. A statement from the federal ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq helicopter crash


July 28th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 28 (IANS) An Iraqi military helicopter crashed near the holy city of Karbala, killing all six crew members, a security source said Wednesday. The incident took place overnight when a sandstorm ... Read more...

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