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Russia denies Finnish airspace violation


August 25th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Defence Ministry Friday denied that the country's planes violated Finnish airspace.On Friday, the Finnish Defence Ministry stated on its website that "a Russian ... Read more...

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Six hurt in rough landing by Russian military plane


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS) At least six people were injured when a Russian military plane made a hard landing and caught fire in the Czech Republic Wednesday, the defence ministry ... Read more...

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US calls for restraint from Sudan, South Sudan


April 5th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The US has called on Sudan and South Sudan to show restraint following reports that South Sudan shot down a Sudanese fighter jet."We're calling on restraint ... Read more...

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Italian military plane crashes in Dubai


November 18th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) An Italian military aircraft that participated in an airshow here crashed into the sea off Dubai Friday morning, but no casualties were reported.The accident occurred about ... Read more...

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Military plane crashes in western Nepal, killing 6


October 18th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by BNO News
DHORPATAN, NEPAL (BNO NEWS) -- A military plane carrying six people, including a patient, crashed in the western region of Nepal on early Tuesday evening, officials said. There were no survivors. The accident ... Read more...

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Israeli diplomats flee Cairo after attack on embassy


September 10th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli ambassador to Egypt and the embassy staff were Saturday waiting at the Cairo international airport for an Israeli military plane to whisk them away ... Read more...

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Military plane crashes during bad weather in Morocco, killing 78


July 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
GUELMIM, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 78 people were killed on Tuesday morning when a military transport plane crashed into a mountain in southern Morocco, state-run media reported. Three others survived. The ... Read more...

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South Korean military apologizes for shooting at Asiana passenger plane


June 20th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- South Korean military officials on Monday apologized after its troops mistakenly opened fire on a passenger plane on early Friday morning when they misidentified it for ... Read more...

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Large military plane crashes at California naval base, no fatalities


May 19th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by BNO News
POINT MUGU, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A large military aircraft crashed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in California on late Wednesday afternoon, officials said, but all crew members survived the accident.Base ... Read more...

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Japanese royal couple to visit Fukushima


May 11th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese emperor Akihito and empress Michiko will be visiting Fukushima, which was devastated by an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, the NHK channel reported Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Turkey flying in Indian envoy’s body


March 12th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) In a gesture underlining closer ties with India, the Turkish government has provided a military plane to ferry the body of the deceased Indian ambassador ... Read more...

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Joy in Egypt as Mubarak quits after 30 years in power (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Tens of thousands of jubilant Egyptians waved national flags and cheered in joy as Hosni Mubarak quit as president Friday, the 18th day of intense protests against ... Read more...

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Egypt erupts in joy as Mubarak steps down after 30 years


February 12th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Egyptians danced and cheered in joy as Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president Friday, the 18th day of intense protests against his 30-year ... Read more...

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Mubarak leaves Cairo as protesters march towards presidential palace (Roundup)


February 11th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Caro/Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak left Cairo Friday as protesters gathered in their thousands at the capital's Tahrir Square marched towards the presidential palace, intensifying their demand ... Read more...

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12 die in Russian military plane crash (Lead)


December 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All 12 people on board a Russian Air Force An-22 transport aircraft that crashed late Tuesday night in central Russia's Tula region were found dead, a source ... Read more...

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China still needs Russia’s help to make a military plane engine


December 25th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec. 25 (ANI): After years of trying, Chinese engineers still can't make a reliable engine for a military plane, or a missile to strike a warship.According to the Washington Post, Chinese ... Read more...

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Taliban ‘commander’ negotiating peace with Afghan NATO chiefs was Pak ’shopkeeper’


November 24th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 24 (ANI): NATO chiefs in Afghanistan have been severely embarrassed after being let down by a Pakistani shopkeeper who disguised himself as a Taliban commander during secret peace negotiations, ... Read more...

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US Military Plane Engulfed by Ball of Birds


November 18th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a series of photos that look as though they were taken right out of a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’, a United States Naval ... Read more...

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US military plane engulfed by a ‘ball of birds’


November 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arkansas, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A great spectacle was created when a military aircraft was engulfed in a “ball” of birds. It was not immediately clear what led to the spectacle ... Read more...

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German relief plane arrives in Pakistan


August 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (DPA) A German military plane carrying relief supplies for Pakistani flood victims has arrived in Islamabad, a German embassy spokesman confirmed Saturday. The plane carrying a cargo of 100 ... Read more...

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Military plane crash at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska kills 4


July 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by BNO News
ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- Four airmen were killed on early Wednesday evening when a large military cargo plane crashed at Elmendorf Air Force base in Anchorage, officials said ... Read more...

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11 die in military plane crash in Romania


July 6th, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Bucharest, July 6 (DPA) Eleven soldiers were killed in Romania Monday when a military plane crashed shortly after take-off, the country's defence ministry said. Another three people were taken to hospital with serious ... Read more...

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10 killed in Romania plane crash


July 5th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bucharest, July 5 (DPA) Ten people were killed in Romania Monday when a military plane crashed shortly after take-off. Another three people were taken to hospital with serious injuries, emergency doctor Marian Beciu ... Read more...

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Transcripts of Polish President’s final minutes released


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Edinburgh, June 2 (ANI): Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has published the transcripts of the final minutes of late President Lech Kaczynski in the ill-fated Tupolev Tu-154 whose crash ... Read more...

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Polish president’s plane crash: Most bodies hard to identify


April 12th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Warsaw, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bodies of only 14 victims killed in the Polish president's plane crash Saturday could be easily identified by relatives, the Polish health minister said. The Soviet-made TU-154 carrying ... Read more...

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Poland begins week of mourning after Russian air crash


April 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Warsaw (Poland), Apr 11(ANI): A week of national mourning has begun in Poland following Saturday's plane crash in Russia, in which President Lech Kaczynski, his wife Maria and several other senior public ... Read more...

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First Guantanamo prisoner arrives in Spain


February 24th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 24 (DPA) An inmate from the US detention facility in Guantanamo, Cuba, arrived Wednesday in Spain, Interior Minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said. The Palestinian was the first of among up ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike mistakenly kills 7 Afghan policemen


February 19th, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Feb 19 (DPA) Seven Afghan police officers were killed Thursday when their vehicle was mistakenly hit by fire from a NATO military plane, police and witnesses said. Afghan and NATO-led ... Read more...

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7 Afghan police officers killed in NATO airstrike


February 19th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Feb 18 (DPA) Seven Afghan police officers were killed Thursday when their vehicle was mistakenly hit by fire from a NATO military plane, police and witnesses said. Afghan and NATO-led ... Read more...

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US Defense Secretary travelling to India in `run-down’ military aircraft


January 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.19 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who is arriving in New Delhi tonight, is travelling in a military plane that has a run-down feel about it.According to media accompanying the ... Read more...

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Venezuela announces currency devaluation


January 10th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 10 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced a currency devaluation and the introduction of a two-tiered official exchange rate as his government aims to boost a sagging economy. The official ... Read more...

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Six Ecuadorian soldiers killed in plane crash


January 7th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Jan 7 (IANS) Six soldiers were killed when the Ecuadorian military plane they were travelling in crashed, according to army sources. The crash, which occurred Wednesday at around 130 km southeast ... Read more...

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Inquiries to probe military aircraft crash: Italy


November 24th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, 24 Nov (IANS/AKI) A public inquiry will investigate Monday's military plane crash at the airport of the central Italian city of Pisa which killed all the five people on board, a ... Read more...

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Five killed in Italian military plane crash


November 23rd, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pisa, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) At least five people were killed Monday when an Italian military C130 Hercules aircraft crashed during a training exercise near the central city of Pisa's Galilei airport, officials ... Read more...

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Military Plane and Helicopter collide


October 31st, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a collision between a Coast Guard plane and a Marine Corps helicopter, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard and Navy were searching on Friday ... Read more...

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