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Maldives President lauds India’s role in pushing political process


September 18th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Monday lauded India's support in pushing forward political process in his country when he met visiting Defence Minister A.K. Antony in ... Read more...

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As Chinese influence looms, Antony to visit Maldives


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday heads to Male on a three-day visit during which he will inaugurate a military hospital and a training academy for ... Read more...

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British soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2009 was victim of friendly fire


September 4th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by BNO News
SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A British soldier who died of wounds following an engagement in southern Afghanistan in December 2009 was attacked by U.S. helicopter crews who thought they were attacking ... Read more...

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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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Arafat’s remains to be tested for Polonium poisoning


August 24th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The widow of Yasser Arafat has given her approval for a Swiss radiation laboratory to examine the body of the late Palestinian leader to see ... Read more...

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Ghana President John Atta Mills dead (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 24 (IANS) Ghanian President John Evans Atta Mills died at a military hospital Tuesday after falling ill, Xinhua reported.Chief of Staff of the Presidency Henry Martey Newman said ... Read more...

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Ghana President Mills dies following short illness


July 25th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by BNO News
ACCRA, GHANA (BNO NEWS) -- Ghana's President John Atta Mills died Tuesday afternoon in the capital Accra following a short illness, the presidential office said, giving no other details about the cause ... Read more...

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Arab League to form panel to probe Arafat’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 17 (IANS) The Arab League (AL) Tuesday decided to set up an independent committee to probe the death of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.Arafat died at a ... Read more...

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Mubarak in coma but not clinically dead (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS) Former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing protesters, has gone into coma and put on life support, but was ... Read more...

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Egypt’s ousted leader Mubarak in ‘very critical’ condition, not dead


June 20th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- Egypt's ousted leader Hosni Mubarak is on a respirator and in a 'very critical' condition, a military official said on late Tuesday, rejected an earlier report from ... Read more...

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Mubarak suffers heart attack: Lawyer


June 20th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been transferred from his prison cell outside Cairo where he is serving a life sentence to a military hospital after ... Read more...

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Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC


June 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) In an apparent bid to push in infiltrators, Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire on Indian forward positions along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s supporters call for his release


June 12th, 2012 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Supporters of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life imprisonment, have urged authorities to release him from jail and transfer him to ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak facing stroke risk : official


June 10th, 2012 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 10 (IANS) Hosni Mubarak may suffer a stroke at any time, according to an official in the Torah prison where the Egyptian ex- president is presently ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health remains serious


June 8th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 8 (IANS) Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak's health condition remained serious a day after being placed on the ventilator several times in Torah prison hospital, MENA news agency reported.Mubarak,84, ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s health deteriorates in prison


June 6th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 6 (IANS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak severely deteriorated Wednesday, his fifth day in Cairo's Torah prison, and he was put on the ventilator five ... Read more...

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Army chopper crashes in Siachen, pilot killed


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Army officer was killed and another injured Wednesday when the helicopter they were piloting crashed on the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, ... Read more...

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Ammo blast kills six in Russia


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Six soldiers died in western Russia Wednesday when ammunition they were unloading for destruction exploded, the defence ministry said.Three others were injured in the explosion ... Read more...

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Terror-struck Syrian soldiers recall Sunday horror


April 24th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aleppo (Syria), April 24 (IANS) Yasir, a 22-year-old young handsome Syrian soldier, looked shaken at the Military Hospital in Syria's second largest city. He is among over 40 soldiers, mostly ... Read more...

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Six Shias shot dead in Pakistan


April 10th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Six Shia Muslims were shot dead in southwest Pakistan Monday night in a sectarian attack, police said.The motorcycle-borne gunmen opened fire at a shop in Quetta, ... Read more...

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Pilot killed as Bangladesh Air Force trainer crashes (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) A pilot was killed and his colleague suffered minor injuries after a training aircraft of the Bangladesh Air Force crashed in the country's Tangail district Sunday ... Read more...

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Pilot hurt as Bangladesh Air Force trainer crashes


April 8th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 8 (IANS) A trainer aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force crashed Sunday in the country's central Tangail district, injuring one of the two pilots on board.Nurul Islam of the ... Read more...

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Officer who covered grenade gets Russia’s highest honour


April 4th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian battalion commander who died after diving on a grenade to protect others has been posthumously awarded the country's highest honour, the "Hero of ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in central Turkey, killing pilot


March 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
KONYA, Turkey (BNO NEWS) -- A fighter jet crashed in the central region of Turkey on early Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot, military officials said on Wednesday. There were no survivors.The accident ... Read more...

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One dead in battle tank accident


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) In a freak accident, a soldier perched over a T-90 battle tank was killed when its driver lost control and dashed against a concrete structure here ... Read more...

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France suspends operations in Afghanistan after Afghan soldier kills 4 troops


January 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS/KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday partly suspended French operations in Afghanistan after four of its service members were shot dead by a rogue Afghan soldier. Sarkozy is ... Read more...

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Bill Gates sad as Pakistani child prodigy dies


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Microsoft chief Bill Gates was saddened to learn about the death of Pakistan's Arfa Karim who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily pays tribute to child prodigy who died


January 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Arfa Karim, who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when she was barely nine and died Jan 14, was a fine example ... Read more...

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NDA cadet dies after heart attack


January 7th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 7 (IANS) A 19-year-old cadet at the National Defence Academy (NDA) here passed away Saturday morning after suffering a massive heart attack during training a day ago, official ... Read more...

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11 kids killed in Haryana accident (Second Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ambala (Haryana), Jan 2 (IANS) Eleven students, all of them under eight years of age, were killed along with the driver of their school van Monday when it collided with ... Read more...

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India set to reopen military hospital in Tajikistan


December 30th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) India is all set to revive a military hospital it operated a decade ago in Tajikistan, a key Central Asian nation bordering Afghanistan.India's Armed Forces ... Read more...

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Arab Spring sweeps away despotic regimes (2011 in retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 28 (IANS) Huge pro-democracy uprisings that swept the Arab world in 2011 booted out some of north Africa's most powerful and long-serving regimes. Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have ... Read more...

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Suicide blast kills nine Pakistani troopers (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Nine Pakistani paramilitary troopers were killed Saturday when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into their office building in northwest Pakistan, police said.Seventeen others were ... Read more...

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Man who led Pakistan Air Force in 1965 India war dead


December 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Malik Nur Khan, who led the Pakistan Air Force in the war against India in 1965, is dead. He was 88, a media report said.Air Marshal ... Read more...

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One killed in rocket attack on Pakistani check post


December 14th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) At least one soldier was killed and six were injured Tuesday evening when a rocket hit a security check post in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a ... Read more...

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