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No intention to intervene in Syria: NATO chief


September 11th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 10 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday repeated that the military alliance has no intention to intervene in Syria and called for a political solution."Our position ... Read more...

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Israel is cancerous tumour: Ahmadinejad


August 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday said Israel was an "insult to humanity" and compared the country to a "cancerous tumour" that must be stopped before it ... Read more...

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US wants to sell drones to India


December 15th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has been quietly pushing to sell armed drones to key allies, including India, but it has run into resistance from lawmakers concerned ... Read more...

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Berlusconi breaks into Latin on Gaddafi’s death


October 21st, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 21 (IANS/AKI) After hearing about the death of his former friend Muammar Gaddafi, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi used a Latin phrase to say that everything is transitory."Sic ... Read more...

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Gaddafi vows to fight till death


June 8th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 8 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to fight till death against the military strikes in his country. The state TV aired an audio message by Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Surgical military strikes depend on government’s will: BJP


May 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said a decision to carry out surgical military strikes at terrorists holed up in Pakistan depends on the ... Read more...

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CPI-M calls attack on Gaddafi family ‘barbarous’


May 1st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday described as "barbarous" the killing of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's youngest son and three young children in the ... Read more...

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NATO urged to adopt Gaddafi’s assassination policy


April 25th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Senior western leaders have urged NATO to adopt an assassination policy against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to put an end to the emerging stalemate in Libya.The calls came ... Read more...

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Ties with China stable, says India


April 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 12 (IANS) Despite a frosty past, India says its relations with China have stabilised and hold a promise for the future as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Russia-NATO Council to discuss conflict settlement in Libya


March 29th, 2011 - 6:25 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russia-NATO Council will discuss the current state of affairs in Libya and ways to resolve the ongoing conflict Tuesday in Brussels.Russia's envoy to NATO ... Read more...

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China concerned with civilian casualties in Libya: Foreign Ministry


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.23 (ANI): China has expressed concern over the multinational military strikes in Libya that have killed and injured civilians."China noticed reports of civilian casualties from the multinational military action against Libya ... Read more...

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Pakistan disapproves of foreign military strikes in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Pakistan has issued a veiled disapproval of the air strikes over Libya by foreign forces, and said that a "peaceful political solution" has to be evolved.Pakistan stopped short of ... Read more...

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Medvedev rebuts Putin over Libya (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) In a rare faceoff with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, President Dmitry Medvedev said Monday though he stood by Moscow's decision not to veto ... Read more...

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Putin likens UN Libya resolution to crusade call


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Monday likened the UN Security Council resolution on uprising struck-Libya to a medieval call for a crusade.The Security Council resolution ... Read more...

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Libya action by International Coalition criticized


March 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The international coalition led by the United States has been criticized for the bombardments of Libya. The coalition consisting of France, Britain and the United States started ... Read more...

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It will be “unwise” for allied forces to try to kill Gaddafi: Gates


March 21st, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has said that it would be "unwise" on the part of the forces of his country's international allies to try to kill ... Read more...

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Western military strikes on Libya may threaten Gaddafi regime continuance: NYT


March 21st, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): The military strikes on Libya by Britain, France and the United States that began on Saturday may threaten the government of that country itself, notwithstanding the Obama administration's ... Read more...

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China expresses regret over military strikes against Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 20 (ANI): China has expressed regret over the attack on Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces by the United States and its allies, saying that it did not agree with ... Read more...

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India should seek review of UN vote on Libya: CPI-M


March 20th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday described the Western bombardment of Libya as "a dangerous act of aggression" and urged India to demand a ... Read more...

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After UN fly ban, world bracing ‘all necessary measures’ to protect Libyans (Third Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) The international community Friday began discussing all measures, including military action, against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to enforce a fly ban which was imposed by ... Read more...

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62 percent of Americans oppose military strikes against Gaddafi’s forces until no-fly zone fails


March 15th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Sixty-two percent of Americans want the United States and allies to conduct military strikes against Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gadhafi's forces only when the proposed no-fly zone ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels urge West to assassinate Gaddafi as troops head towards Benghazi


March 15th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 15 (ANI): Libya's revolutionary leadership is reportedly urging western powers to assassinate Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and launch military strikes against his forces to protect his loyalists from retaking rebel-held cities, ... Read more...

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Cameron urges world leaders to intervene as Gaddafi seeks new arms to crush rebels


March 15th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has criticised the indecisiveness of the international community over the fate of Libya, and urged world leaders to intervene after it was ... Read more...

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‘West should focus on humanitarian assistance in Libya’


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 3 (IANS/WAM) Western countries should focus on providing humanitarian assistance in turbulent Libya instead of contemplating military intervention in the country, a leading United Arab Emirates ... Read more...

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UK forms plans for Brit residents’ evacuation from Gulf cities in event of war with Iran


December 29th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): The British armed forces are reportedly drawing up contingency plans to evacuate thousands of British residents and tourists from Dubai and other Gulf cities over fears of ... Read more...

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Saudi King’s block-booking of entire VIP wing at NY hospital irks patients


November 30th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 30 (ANI): King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has courted controversy for the second time after it emerged that he has taken over the entire wing of a hospital to ... Read more...

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South Korea Begins Drilling Session On Yellow Sea, North Korea Threatens Further Attack


November 28th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When on one hand United States and South Korea begun their drilling session on Yellow sea yesterday, North Korea threatened that they would continue their attack. ... Read more...

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Ten militants killed, five injured in military strikes in Pak’s Orakzai region


November 7th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kalaya, Oct 7 (ANI): Ten militants were killed and five others injured when helicopter gunships pounded their hideouts in various areas of Lower Orakzai tribal region in Pakistan on Saturday.According to official ... Read more...

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CIA sees more threat from Al Qaeda in Yemen than Pakistan


August 25th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) now sees one of Al Qaeda's off-shoots - rather than the core group now based in Pakistan - as the most ... Read more...

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Iran nuclear threat not imminent, says US


August 20th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US has told Israel that Iran is not a direct nuclear threat in near future, citing evidence of continuing troubles inside Tehran's atomic programme. According to American ... Read more...

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Israel assured by US on Iran threat not being imminent


August 20th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.20 (ANI): Obama administration officials have reportedly persuaded Israel that it would take roughly a year, or perhaps longer, for Iran to complete a nuclear weapon, and that Tel Aviv need ... Read more...

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Israel to build shelters against bio-chemical bombs


August 19th, 2010 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 19 (IANS) Israeli defence force is mapping out locations in major cities to build shelters to accommodate its civilians in case of chemical or biological military strikes, according to local ... Read more...

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NATO considering military strikes against cyber attackers


June 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6(ANI): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is reportedly considering the use of military force against enemies who launch cyber attacks on its member countries.According to Timesonline, the move comes ... Read more...

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‘US studying options for a possible Pakistan strike’


May 29th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS) The US military is reviewing options for a unilateral strike in Pakistan in the event that a successful terror attack on American soil is traced to the ... Read more...

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US commander for exapansion of military role in Mideast Region


May 25th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): US Central Command chief, General David H. Petraeus, has reportedly ordered a broad expansion of clandestine military activity in the Middle East to disrupt militant groups or counter ... Read more...

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