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Eight killed in Nigeria suicide bombing


August 6th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 6 (IANS) At least six soldiers and two civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack Sunday on a military post in Nigeria's northeast city of Damaturu ... Read more...

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Medvedev replaces Russian Navy commander


May 7th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has dismissed the commander of the Russian Navy, Admiral Vladimir Vysotsky.He has now appointed Vice-Admiral Viktor Chirkov for the position, ... Read more...

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Medvedev sacks Russian Air Force commander


April 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has sacked Air Force Commander Colonel-General Alexander Zelin and dismissed him from military service, the Kremlin said Friday.Zelin, 59, had been ... Read more...

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Guatemala arrests former top cop for killings


March 24th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Former police director Marlene Blanco and two ex-cops were arrested Friday on charges of conspiring to carry out extrajudicial executions, said a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Fresh U.S. drone strikes kill 4 people in North Waziristan


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Fresh U.S. drone strikes killed at least four people on Tuesday in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan region, officials said.The unmanned aircraft reportedly fired two missiles against a ... Read more...

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Pakistan expresses concern over incursions NATO, Afghan militants


June 18th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistan on Friday said it has lodged a protest with the United States and Afghanistan over border incursions by NATO aircraft and Afghan militants, the Foreign Ministry said.The ... Read more...

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NATO jets, drone violate Pakistan’s airspace again


February 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan's airspace was yet again violated by NATO as its fighter jets and a drone were seen hovering over Chaman and its suburbs, according to sources.Two NATO fighter jets ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentarians concerned about airspace violations by NATO


November 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Pakistani parliamentarians have expressed serious concern about the violation of the country's airspace near the Afghan border by NATO allied forces based in Afghanistan.Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Raja ... Read more...

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No NATO aircraft violated Pakistan’s airspace: US embassy


November 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): The United States Embassy in Islamabad has denied reports that NATO aircraft had "violated" Pakistan's airspace close to the Afghan border."No NATO aircraft violated the Pakistani airspace in the ... Read more...

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NATO helicopters violate Pak airspace yet again despite formal apology


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 3 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO aircraft once again breached the country's airspace close to the Afghan border.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president gets key military post


October 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) China's Vice President Xi Jinping has been appointed vice chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission (CMC), a move that may make him the likely successor to President ... Read more...

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US eyeing expanding its war on terror formally into Pakistan?


October 15th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Despite the furore over a series of cross border strikes by US-led forces in Pakistan, and the subsequent US apology for the killings of three troops in one ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen blocked NATO supply route ‘with immediate effect’


October 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 10 (ANI): Following apologies and assurances from the United States, Pakistan has decided to reopen the Torkham route for NATO forces in Afghanistan with immediate effect, ending a 10-day standoff ... Read more...

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Pak to reopen Torkham route for NATO convoys following US, ISAF apology


October 9th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 9 (ANI): The Pakistan government has decided in principle to reopen the Torkham border route for supplies to NATO forces in Afghanistan, following apologies by the United States and the ... Read more...

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US will continue to work with Pakistan: Crowley


October 5th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): The United States, reaffirming the need for communication between the US and Pakistan, has stated that it will continue working with the Asian nation.Interacting with reporters at the ... Read more...

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“No timeframe” for reopening NATO supply line: Pak FO


October 5th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): In the wake of the Pak-US standoff following a key NATO supply route blockage by Pakistan in retaliation against cross-border air strikes by the ISAF, Foreign Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Rasmussen, Qureshi to hold talks following ‘cross-border air strike standoff’


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 3 (ANI): In the wake of the NATO key supply route blockage by Pakistan in retaliation against the US forces-led cross-border air strikes into its territory, NATO chief Anders Fogh ... Read more...

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‘US-dependent Pak can’t play ‘trump card’ of blocking NATO supplies for long’: Expert


October 2nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2 (ANI): Although Pakistan has blocked NATO supply trucks at a checkpoint bordering Afghanistan in retaliation against the US forces-led cross-border air strikes into its territory, experts are of the ... Read more...

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Govt to consider “other options” if NATO air raids continue in Pak territory: Gilani


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2 (ANI): In the wake of the recent NATO and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) intrusions into Pakistani territory, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has stated that the government ... Read more...

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Burma’s reclusive, ailing dictator resigns, may become president


August 28th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.28 (ANI): Burma's reclusive and ailing dictator, Than Shwe, has resigned from his military post, exiled Burmese media have reported, paving the way for him to become Burma's president after this ... Read more...

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Fonseka’s wife, Muslim leader claim he has been kidnapped


February 9th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb.9 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka army chief Sarath Fonseka's wife, Anoma Fonseka, has charged the Mahinda Rajapaksa Government of kidnapping her husband.Fonseka was taken into military custody late on Monday night ... Read more...

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Suicide attack on US base in Afghanistan an insider’s job


December 31st, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Fears are being raised that someone working with US Forces in Afghanistan was on the side of the Taliban after a suicide bomber was able to bring ... Read more...

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Fort Hood shooter Nidal Malik Hasan not dead


November 6th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Hood, Nov 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Army psychiatrist Nidal Malik Hasan who shot and killed 12 people and wounded 31 in a shooting spree at a sprawling military post north ... Read more...

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16 rebels, five soldiers killed in Yemen clashes


August 15th, 2009 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Aug 14 (DPA) At least 16 Shia rebels and five army soldiers were killed in fierce clashes in northern Yemen Friday as the army continued operations against rebel strongholds for ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s erstwhile key backers are now demanding his trial


August 7th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug. 7 (ANI): Those who facilitated General (r) Pervez Musharraf's move to becoming Pakistan's army chief in 1998, including PML-N leader Nisar Ali Khan and then Punjab CM Shahbaz Sharif, ... Read more...

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13 dead in Tehran protests - extremely graphic video


June 21st, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Iranian state TV is broadcasting unconfirmed reports that at least 13 people that it has labeled as “terrorists” were killed and over 100 injured in clashes with security forces during protests ... Read more...

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Moussavi supporters plan another protest in Iran


June 16th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 16 (DPA) Supporters of opposition leader Mir-Hossein Moussavi planned to hold another protest Tuesday in Tehran, opposition circles said. The gathering was to be held at the Vali-Asr square in downtown ... Read more...

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Antony again writes to parties on creating top military post


June 10th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony has once again written to the political parties seeking their views on creating the post of chief of defence staff (CDS) as a ... Read more...

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Benazir will continue to face risks, predicts WSJ


November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
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