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Russia seeks extradition of arms dealer from US


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia has handed to the US documents required by the country to consider the extradition of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the Russian justice ministry ... Read more...

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Pakistan can learn from Egypt shake-up, says daily


August 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's shake-up of the military top brass has "instructive connotations" for Pakistan, said a daily, observing there was "no accountability for the military's ... Read more...

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Egypt president orders defence minister to retire


August 13th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has deposed the country's defence minister and a top military officer, pushing them into "retirement" but naming them as presidential advisors.Field ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy chief to visit US


July 29th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan's spy chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad Zahirul Islam will visit the US Aug 1-3.This will be the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) head's first official trip to Washington ... Read more...

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Olympic shooter depending on unborn baby to win


July 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A heavily-pregnant Olympic shooter is depending on her unborn baby to help her to victory in London, she said Friday.Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi is ... Read more...

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US military seeks greater engagement with India


June 8th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States aspires to have greater engagement with India sitting on an enormously important geostrategic location on the sea lines of communication from the ... Read more...

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Court orders seizure of ex-armyman’s revolver (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed police to seize the personal revolver of a retired military officer on the plea of his wife alleging that ... Read more...

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Court orders seizure of ex-armyman’s revolver


June 6th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed police to seize the personal revolver of a retired military officer on the plea of his wife alleging that ... Read more...

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US warns Iran against making ‘gross misjudgement’


March 18th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has warned Iranian leaders of suffer the consequences if they make "a gross misjudgement" of American ... Read more...

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Suspect in murder of Mexican ex-general arrested


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police have arrested a Mexican woman accused in her country of commissioning the May 2011 murder of a top retired military officer.The woman, identified only ... Read more...

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Russian arms dealer shifted to Brooklyn jail


February 26th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was shifted to a "general population" prison in Brooklyn after spending 15 months in a solitary confinement."Victor has ... Read more...

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Russian officer commits suicide on n-submarine


February 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian military officer serving onboard a nuclear submarine has committed suicide, an official said Monday.Senior Lieutenant Maxim Galkin who served on the Gepard submarine ... Read more...

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Indian Army officer under scanner after honey-trapped by Pakistan (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a major embarrassment, a lieutenant colonel from the Indian Army was reportedly caught in a "honey trap" by Pakistani intelligence agencies that forced him ... Read more...

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Journalist slain in Honduras


December 7th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Journalist Luz Marina Paz and a companion were gunned down Tuesday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said.Two men on a motorcycle opened fire at Paz and the ... Read more...

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US gave wrong coordinates to get permission for air strike


December 4th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) US officials gave the wrong coordinates -- saying they were of a Taliban hideout -- to their Pakistani counterparts to seek clearance for the air ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son Saif captured


November 19th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 19 (IANS) Saif al-Islam, son of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was captured in southern Libya Saturday, Xinhua reported. A military official said he was captured in Sebha. Thousands of ... Read more...

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53 Gaddafi supporters found executed in Sirte


October 25th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
SIRTE (BNO NEWS) -- The bodies of more than 50 people who are believed to have been supporters of ousted Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi were found at a hotel in Sirte ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘most powerful military man’ for stable border with India: Mullen


September 29th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan's "most powerful military man", army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, isn't "a big fan of the Haqqani network" and would prefer a stable, peaceful environment ... Read more...

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Five soccer fans sentenced to life for murder


September 9th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 9 (IANS) Five supporters of Argentina's popular soccer team River Plate were Thursday sentenced to life for the murder of a soccer fan here in 2007, reports ... Read more...

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IAF head offers advice to army chief on age row


July 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) "You must do whatever you feel is right," is the advice Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik has given to Army ... Read more...

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Violent response in case of n-attack: IAF chief


July 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With Pakistan having just tested its Nasr nuclear-capable tactical missile, India Tuesday said its retaliatory strike in case of a nuclear attack on its soil ... Read more...

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Eight soldiers die in Yemen car bombing


July 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), July 24 (IANS) At least eight soldiers were killed and 20 injured when a booby-trapped car targeted a military patrol in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Sunday.A ... Read more...

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15 killed as truck rams into house in Indonesia


July 13th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Jakarata, July 13 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and many others wounded after a truck rammed into a house in Indonesia's East Java province Tuesday, Xinhua reported Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Four Pakistani majors questioned for Islamist links (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four Pakistan Army majors have been questioned for purported links with a banned group that seeks to oust pro-Western regimes in Muslim lands, raising concerns about ... Read more...

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Four serving Pakistani majors being questioned


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four serving Pakistan Army majors are being questioned for their purported links with a banned group, a media report said Thursday. The questioning comes barely two ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s intelligence, military at service of LeT’


June 10th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan-born Canadian Tahawwur Rana's terrorism trial revealed the impunity with which officers in Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and terrorists alike operate in Pakistan, according to ProPublica, ... Read more...

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Rana only wanted to expand business in India: Defence lawyers


May 27th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Lawyers for Pakistan born Tahawwur Rana have suggested that their client was not aware of the plot to attack Mumbai and was only interested in expanding ... Read more...

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Headley joined LeT to avenge Pakistan’s 1971 dismemberment


May 24th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 24 (IANS) A key plotter of the Mumbai terror attack, Pakistani American David Coleman Headley, has told a court that he joined Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror group as he ... Read more...

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Afghan military pilot kills eight NATO troops


April 28th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eight foreign troops from the NATO-led force in Afghanistan and a contractor were killed by an Afghan Air Force pilot at the Kabul Airport ... Read more...

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Mullen admits US-Pak ties “constantly under strain” since Raymond Davis case


April 21st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): US-Pakistan relations are "now constantly under strain" due to the Raymond Davis incident, but Washington is determined to maintain bilateral military ties with Islamabad, President Barack Obama's top ... Read more...

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US rules out ending drone strikes in Pakistan


April 21st, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21(ANI): The United States will not stop its drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, President Barack Obama's top military officer has said, according to a report.Admiral Mike ... Read more...

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Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh’s wife passes away


April 16th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 15 (ANI): Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh's wife, Teji, died here on Friday. She was 80.Teji, who had been keeping unwell for sometime due to age-related ... Read more...

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Al- Qaeda returns to Afghanistan: US, Afghan officials


April 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 6 (ANI): Militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda is re-establishing itself as a force in Afghanistan's Korengal valley, claim both the US and Afghan officials.Over the past six to eight months, ... Read more...

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Jon Hamm all set to grace the LA stage


April 1st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jon Hamm would not have to worry about the stalled negotiations between “Mad Men” creator Matt Weiner and Lionsgate because he has landed a new deal ... Read more...

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NATO warns rebels of consequences like Gaddafi forces if they attack civilians


April 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Members of the NATO alliance have reportedly warned that their planes and missiles will not hesitate to target the Libyan rebels if they attack civilians during their fight ... Read more...

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