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Giuseppe Garibaldi’s body to be exhumed


July 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vicenza, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doubts have been raised about where the body of Giuseppe Garibaldi was buried. Garibaldi is a military leader of the 19th century and he is said to ... Read more...

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Western Naval Command’s base depot commissioned


July 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The Western Naval Command's base depot, INS Tanaji, was commissioned at the historic Mankhurd Naval Base Tuesday in the presence of Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal ... Read more...

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More terracotta warriors unearthed in China


June 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) More terracotta warriors were found during excavations at the mausoleum of emperor Qin Shihuang (259-210 B.C.) in China.Among the findings is a giant 2.5-metre tall ... Read more...

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Chinese terra cotta army was robbed, burned


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 10 (IANS) The famous life-sized terra cotta army, dating to the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC), was robbed of its weapons and the figures broken and burned by ... Read more...

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Pakistan to tap Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


February 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been directed to write to global policing agency Interpol for issuing an arrest warrant against former Pakistani president Pervez ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s dynamic instability: Road to real democracy? (Comment)


January 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistan is again going through a crisis. But this time for optimists like me the instability is dynamic. It is dynamic because this kind of struggle between a civilian government ... Read more...

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Memogate: Never met or knew Ijaz, says Mullen


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy over Pakistan's "memogate" a spokesman for Admiral Mike Mullen has asserted that the former Chairman US Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee never ... Read more...

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Zardari’s secret memo promised to punish Mumbai attackers


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's alleged secret memo to a top US military leader promised a new Pakistani national security leadership that would work with ... Read more...

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Safe havens in Pakistan biggest challenge in Afghan war: Mullen


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) A top US military adviser to both presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush says the biggest challenge in the Afghanistan war is the safe ... Read more...

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Pakistan nukes may fall into terrorist hands, fear US diplomats (Lead)


December 1st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme could lead to fissile material falling into the hands of terrorists or a devastating nuclear exchange with India, reveals the latest ... Read more...

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US, UK, Russia share concerns over Pak nuclear stockpile, proliferation: WikiLeaks [Part-2]


December 1st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
The Russians also shared concerns that Pakistan was "highly unstable", with Yuri Korolev from the Russian Foreign Ministry telling US officials, "Islamists are not only seeking power in Pakistan but are also ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Diplomats fear Pakistan’s nukes may fall into terrorist hands


December 1st, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) American and British diplomats fear Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme could lead to fissile material falling into the hands of terrorists or a devastating nuclear exchange ... Read more...

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Musharraf says he will return to politics “for the greater cause of Pakistan”


September 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistan's former military leader Pervez Musharraf, a prominent figure on the global lecture circuit for the last two years, has declared that he wants to re-enter his ... Read more...

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ETA Announces Ceasefire Again


September 5th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Basque militant group called ETA announced in a video statement on Sunday that it has stopped carrying out armed attacks. The ceasefire comes as an ... Read more...

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Thai Red Shirts General pronounced dead, death toll from clashes reaches 63


May 17th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 17 (ANI): Rogue military leader and Red Shirt supporter, Gen Khattiya also known as 'Seh Daeng' has been pronounced dead. He fell prey to an assassination attempt and had been in ... Read more...

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Former Panama dictator Noriega extradited to France


April 27th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Miami, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Former Panama military dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega has been extradited to France after his attorneys lost a three-year-long battle in the US courts. Noriega, who ruled Panama from 1983-1989, ... Read more...

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Two top al-Qaida in Iraq leaders killed by Iraqi commandos


April 19th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) - Iraqi commandos, supported by U.S. Forces, killed the two most senior leaders of al-Qaida in Iraq early Sunday morning, the U.S. Military said on Monday.The U.S. Military confirmed ... Read more...

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Israel arrests top Hamas militant


March 14th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 15 (DPA) Israeli security forces arrested a Hamas military leader suspected of heading cells responsible for the murders of 70 Israeli civilians during the Palestinian uprising which broke out in ... Read more...

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US officials says top Taliban leader’s capture a turning point


February 17th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) A top Afghan Taliban military leader's capture in Pakistan represents a turning point in the US-led war against the militants and is also potentially a ... Read more...

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Report of Taliban commander’s arrest, a propaganda: Pakistan


February 17th, 2010 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) The reports that Taliban's top commander has been arrested in a joint raids by the US and Pakistani intelligence forces was a "propaganda", said Pakistan's Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Rana is no Gandhi: FBI to court


December 15th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Pakistan-born Chicago businessman Tahawwur Hussain Rana, accused of complicity in the Mumbai terror attacks, "is no Gandhi", say US prosecutors questioning his self-portrayal as a man ... Read more...

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Fort Hood suspect’s links with imam said to back Al Qaeda probed


November 9th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) US investigators probing a deadly mass shooting at Fort Hood are examining possible links between the alleged gunman and an American-born imam said to be a ... Read more...

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Zardari would like to be remembered for creating a Pakistan free of militants


July 6th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Zardari has said he would like to be remembered in Pakistan for creating a country free of militancy."I would love to be remembered for ... Read more...

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UN chief meets Myanmar junta chief (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 3 (DPA) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met Myanmar's military leader Friday on an official visit that aimed at pressing for the release of all political prisoners, including opposition leader Aung ... Read more...

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EU to give Pakistan over 100 million euros in aid (Lead)


June 17th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 17 (DPA) The European Union (EU) is to give Pakistan over 100 million euros in aid, more than half of it for victims of the recent fighting in the ... Read more...

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Bodies of Prabhakaran’s son, six LTTE leaders found (Third Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 18 (IANS) In a macabre end to one of the world's longest running insurgencies, the bodies of Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran's son and six key rebel leaders have been ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran surrounded by government troops, claims Lankan army


May 18th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Army on Monday claimed that Liberation of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, is alive and surrounded by government troops.A BBC report quoted a military ... Read more...

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3 senior LTTE leaders killed: Sri Lanka army


May 18th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 18 (ANI): The Sri Lanka army has claimed to have killed three senior Tamil Tiger leaders, as its fight against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam continued in the northern ... Read more...

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Fiji regime shredding documents incriminating them for 2006 coup


April 21st, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Fiji's military regime has ruled it cannot be legally challenged over its 2006 coup and has begun shredding documents that incriminate the regime.Blog websites have reported that ... Read more...

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Fiji military leader defiant over clampdown


April 15th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 15 (DPA) Fiji's military ruler Voreqe Bainimarama Wednesday defiantly defended his clampdown on freedom of speech, saying he wanted no opposition to his plans to abolish the existing electoral system ... Read more...

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Aussie PM condemns Fiji emergency as “military dictatorship”


April 12th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 12 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has condemned the recent declaration of emergency in Fiji, saying that the move would turn the great country into a military dictatorship. ... Read more...

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NATO supplies to Afghanistan via Tajikistan Uzbekistan route: Harnitchek


February 21st, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dushanbe, Feb 21 (ANI): The United States would be sending supplies to its troops stationed in Afghanistan through a new route via Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, a top US military leader has ... Read more...

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Pacific Forum gives Fiji ultimatum over elections


January 27th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 27 (DPA) The 16-member Pacific Forum meeting in Papua New Guinea Tuesday gave Fiji a May 1 deadline to name a date for returning to parliamentary democracy or risk sanctions.Reports ... Read more...

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Pak refutes secret pact to allow unilateral US strikes on its territory


July 4th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 4 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office has strongly reacted to top US military man Mike Mullens recent statement regarding the US having a right to strike targets inside Pakistani ... Read more...

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Top US military official confirms authority for unilateral strikes on Qaeda in Pak


July 3rd, 2008 - 10:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington , July 3 (ANI): US top military official has reportedly said that he has all the authority for targeting senior Al Qaeda and Taliban leaders inside Pakistan s tribal areas ... Read more...

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