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Diaz guarding ‘The Counselor’ love scenes


September 14th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz made sure that her love scenes for "The Counselor" are well-guarded from public when they were being shot.The actress shot a sex ... Read more...

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32 ‘criminals’ killed in Egypt operation


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 9 (IANS) A total of 32 "criminal elements" were killed in Egypt's "lawless" Sinai peninsula in a military operation held in coordination with Israel, Xinhua reported.Military spokesman Ahmed ... Read more...

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Probe ‘terrorist acts’ in Syria, says Russia


August 30th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia insists that terrorist acts in Syria should be investigated with UN and Arab League representatives, the Russian foreign ministry said.The ministry referred in particular ... Read more...

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You can ‘kill’ Osama for $325!


August 19th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former US Navy Seal has come up with a game which enables people to re-enact the raid in which US commandos killed slain former ... Read more...

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No joint anti-terror operation with US: Pakistan


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan has no plans to conduct a joint military operation with the US against the Taliban in the country, the army announced Friday.Army chief Gen ... Read more...

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Pakistan army faces militancy problem: Daily


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Army appears to have a militancy problem that is "hidden from the public because investigations and court martials are often carried out in secret", ... 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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Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case


August 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the assassination ... Read more...

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Russia will continue to back NATO mission: Putin


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed Wednesday that Russia will continue to support the NATO military operation in Afghanistan."NATO maintains a permanent presence in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal area


August 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, Dawn reported Wednesday.The clash took place ... Read more...

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Syria: UN says military operation in Tremseh targeted activists


July 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TREMSEH, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military operation carried out in the Syrian village of Tremseh on Thursday targeted mainly army defectors and activists, according to United Nations (UN) observers who visited ... Read more...

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Russia urges Syria, Turkey against clash


June 27th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The downing of a Turkish jet by Syrian forces should not be considered a provocation or allowed to further destabilise the situation in the region, ... Read more...

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Syria fires at another Turkish jet


June 26th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Having downed a Turkish military jet last week, Syrian forces have fired at another jet looking for the first plane's wreckage, according to Al-Arabiya ... Read more...

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16 killed in Pakistan clash


June 8th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 16 people -- 13 militants and three civilians -- were killed Friday in clashes with security forces in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media reports ... Read more...

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Military operation in Pakistan may displace 600,000 people


June 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) Military operation against the militants in a Pakistani tribal region will displace nearly 600, 000 people, an international aid agency has said.According to Save the ... Read more...

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17 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


May 24th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 24 (IANS) At least 17 Taliban militants have been killed in a countrywide military operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Thursday.As many as 54 rebels were ... Read more...

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‘West mulling military action against Iran’


May 21st, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS) Some Western countries are still considering a military operation against Iran as an option over its nuclear programme, a Russian minister said Sunday."Russia is concerned that ... Read more...

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Catfight between Osama wives: Third accuses first of betrayal


March 15th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) The third and youngest wife of Osama bin Laden has accused his first spouse of betraying the Al Qaeda chief and revealing his location.The two wives ... Read more...

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Dialogue important for peace in Baltistan: Malik


March 10th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has stressed the importance of dialogue to solve the deteriorating law and order situation in Gilgit- Baltistan, the Dawn News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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US to ask Israel to let sanctions affect Iran


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has plans to ask Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Natanyahu next week not to attack Iran's nuclear facilities in the coming months ... Read more...

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Russia’s stance on Syria frustrating: Clinton


March 1st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has termed as "troubling" and "frustrating" Russia's lack of cooperation in efforts to resolve the political and humanitarian crisis ... Read more...

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Netanyahu wants US to threaten attack on Iran


February 29th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 29 (IANS/AKI) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during an upcoming visit to Washington will ask US President Barack Obama to publicly threaten Iran with an attack over ... Read more...

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Pakistan mosque blast toll reaches 36


February 18th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) The toll in a suicide blast at a mosque in northwest Pakistan rose to 36 Saturday after six more people succumbed to their injuries.The explosion ... Read more...

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Russia sets conditions on peacekeeping mission to Syria


February 14th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An international peacekeeping mission to Syria requires approval from Damascus and, first of all, an end to the ongoing violence, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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Musharraf delays return to Pakistan


January 19th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf, who was to return to Pakistan by the end of January, has postponed his arrival in view of the "emerging political ... Read more...

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NATO rejects criticism over Libya


December 21st, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The NATO has defended its mission in Libya, saying it saved lives and was strictly in line with the UN mandate."We took every precaution to ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s biggest challenge is peace with Taliban: Daily


December 12th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The peace process with Taliban is probably Pakistan's "biggest challenge" and the talks are multi-channelled and extremely complex, said a daily.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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No talks with Taliban: Rehman Malik


December 12th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The government would not hold talks with Pakistani Taliban, which is responsible for a string of terror attacks, until the terrorists surrender, said Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Saadi Gaddafi’s plot to enter Mexico thwarted


December 8th, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's 38-year-old son Saadi Gaddafi was to be smuggled into Mexico but his plan was thwarted by Mexican authorities, the ... Read more...

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US military hands over former headquarters to Iraq


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Camp Victory, the US military headquarters in Iraq, has been handed over to Iraqi authorities, BBC reported Friday.Camp Victory is in the grounds of a huge ... Read more...

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Kishanji: The media-savvy cold-blooded rebel (Profile)


November 25th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Tall and slim, the AK-47 assault rifle wielding Mallojula Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanji was the field general and media savvy leader of the banned Maoists. He ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban hold peace talks


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban, responsible for a string of terror attacks across the country, have said they have held initial peace talks with the government, but ... Read more...

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Unicef concerned over escalating conflict in Somalia


November 16th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 16 (IANS) The UN children's fund (Unicef) has expressed concern over the impact of escalating conflict in Somalia where at least 24 children have been killed while 58 ... Read more...

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US soldier killed in Iraq


November 16th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 16 (IANS) A US soldier was killed during a military operation in Iraq, the US military said."A US service member was killed Monday while conducting operations in ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban asks government to stop operations


November 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) The Pakistani government should stop all kinds of operations against the Taliban if it is serious about holding a peace dialogue, a top leader of ... Read more...

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