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Russia slams Syrian opposition over civilian airports attack threat


September 4th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS) Russia has strongly condemned the alleged threat by an armed Syrian opposition on attacking civilian airports in Syria, saying such actions were no different from ... Read more...

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Bodies of Turkish pilots killed in Syria shooting found


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 4 (IANS) The Turkish military authorities said Wednesday that they have found bodies of the two pilots of the fighter jet shot down by Syria nearly two weeks ... Read more...

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Two trucks blown up on Myanmar border


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Armed members of an ethnic group have blown up two trucks near Myanmar's eastern border with Thailand, state media reported Tuesday.The trucks were blown up by ... Read more...

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NATO ends its mission in Libya


November 1st, 2011 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 1 (IANS) NATO Monday officially declared the end of military campaign in Libya, sealing of its seven-month mission in Libya."Today, at midnight Libyan time, a NATO Airborne Early ... Read more...

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Gaddafi says he will not leave Libya


June 13th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defiant Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says he has no intention of leaving the country, an official said.Gaddafi said this to the president of the world ... Read more...

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NATO doesn’t know if Gaddafi is dead or alive


May 11th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Naples, May 11 (IANS/AKI) NATO said Tuesday it was unaware of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi being dead or alive and denied its air strikes on Tripoli were aimed to ... Read more...

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‘Al-Qaeda snatched missiles in Libya’


March 27th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 27(ANI): Al-Qaeda's offshoot in North Africa has snatched surface-to-air missiles from an arsenal in Libya during the civil strife there, Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has said.Itno did not say ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposes military action in Libya


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) With thousands of Bangladeshi workers still inside Libya, Dhaka has urged international troops to show restraint and resort to force "only when absolutely essential and solely ... Read more...

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Michael Moore blasts Obama over military action in Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21(ANI): Filmmaker Michael Moore has taken to Twitter to slam US President Barack Obama over the decision to launch military action in Libya.Moore, who frequently criticized former President George ... Read more...

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Russia calls for end to ‘indiscriminate use of force’ in Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russia on Sunday called on western nations taking part in military operations against Libya to stop the 'indiscriminate use of force', saying the attacks have killed civilians."According to ... Read more...

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Allies display military might at Kuwait liberation parade


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait City, Feb 26 (IANS) Tanks, rocket launchers and multi-barrelled guns of allies of the 1990-91 Gulf War Saturday rolled down a specially-created facility at Al-Subiya military base to ... Read more...

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China releases three of four Japanese for intruding in its military zone


September 30th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): China has released three of the four Japanese nationals it had detained last week for intruding into the Chinese military zone without authorization and violating the country's ... Read more...

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China sets free three Japanese who entered military zone


September 30th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) China Thursday released three of the four Japanese detained for intruding into Chinese military zone, authorities said.The three Japanese were released after "admitting to having violated Chinese law" ... Read more...

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Pak Army’s offensive in Upper Dir under extrajudicial killing scanner


July 9th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): The Pakistan Army's claims of killing nearly 23 militants earlier this week in Dir in Upper Dir District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province has once again raised the issue ... Read more...

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Nixon planned to hit N.Korea with nuclear strike in 1969


July 8th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Former US president Richard Nixon is believed to have ordered nuclear bombers to be put on standby for an immediate strike on North Korea.According to newly revealed government ... Read more...

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Senior al-Qaeda member surrenders to authorities in Yemen


June 8th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
MAARIB, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) – A senior ranking al-Qaeda operative on Monday surrendered to regional authorities in Yemen, the BBC reported.Hamza Saleh al-Dayan turned himself in to regional government authorities in the ... Read more...

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Canadian terror plot leader pleads guilty


May 11th, 2010 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 11 (IANS) The ringleader of Canada's famous Toronto-18 terror plot pleaded guilty Monday. Known as what could have been Canada's 9/11, the plot was unearthed in June 2006 with the ... Read more...

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Second in Command of the Taliban Captured!


February 17th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Karachi, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to officials, the top military commander of the Taliban was captured and arrested in Pakistan, during an operation involving the CIA and Pakistanis in a ... Read more...

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New Tamil group People’s Liberation Army vows to start a fresh war in Lanka


December 7th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Dec.7 (ANI): A Marxist group of Tamil militants with connections to the Palestinian Liberation Organisation and Cuba is reportedly preparing to mount a new insurgency in Sri Lanka six months after ... Read more...

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50 Afghan drug lords on Pentagon ‘hit list’


August 11th, 2009 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (Xinhua) Signalling a major shift in the US anti-drug policy in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has listed 50 Afghan drug lords with ties to the Taliban on a "hit ... Read more...

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Eight rockets hit Kabul ahead of election


August 4th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 4 (DPA) Eight rockets were fired into Kabul early Tuesday, wounding two people, while police defused a ninth one before it was launched, interior ministry said. "This morning at around ... Read more...

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Amnesty accuses Israel of killing hundreds of unarmed Palestinians


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Gaza, July 2 (ANI): A detailed report released by Amnesty International has accused Israel of being responsible for killing about 300 children and hundreds of unarmed Palestinian civilians in the recent three-week ... Read more...

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Civilian deaths down despite rising attacks in Afghanistan: NATO


May 14th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (DPA) Civilian casualties in Afghanistan were down 44 percent in the first four months of this year, compared to the same period in 2008, despite a 64 percent ... Read more...

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Swat civilians flee as Pakistan fights Taliban


May 10th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (DPA) An exodus of civilians resumed in Pakistan's Swat valley Sunday as a curfew was temporarily lifted to allow people flee the intensifying conflict. Authorities announced the seven-hour break, ... Read more...

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Amnesty denounces Sri Lanka suicide bombing


February 10th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 10 (IANS) Amnesty International has condemned the suicide bombing in Sri Lanka that killed 30 people, calling it a violation of international law.A suicide bomber reportedly dressed as a ... Read more...

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US military claims 22 suspected rebels killed in Afghanistan


January 20th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 20 (DPA) US-led coalition forces killed 22 suspected Taliban militants including two of their commanders, and detained 11 others in separate operations in Afghanistan, the military said Tuesday.A Taliban commander ... Read more...

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Militant violence leaves 15 dead in Pakistan (Lead)


December 21st, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed in a rocket attack, executions carried out by suspected Taliban militants, and bombardment by warplanes in northwest Pakistan, officials and media reports ... Read more...

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Militant violence leaves six dead in Pakistan


December 21st, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (DPA) At least six people were killed in a rocket attack and executions carried out by suspected Taliban militants in northwest Pakistan, officials said Sunday.Islamist insurgents fired four rockets ... Read more...

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Tribal areas in Pakistan are a breeding ground for Taliban activity


December 8th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Peshwar, Dec.8 (ANI): The lawless tribal belt of Pakistan has certainly developed into a breeding ground for the militants of Taliban. The tribal areas are creating mayhem in their own country, Pakistan ... Read more...

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LTTE’s strategic naval bastion falls to Sri Lanka army


November 15th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday claimed that its advancing troops had entered the Tamil Tiger rebels' naval bastion of Pooneryn in the island's north."Troops of the Army Task Force 1 ... Read more...

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UN to pull out staff from northern Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 9 (Xinhua) The UN would withdraw its humanitarian staff from Sri Lanka's northern Vanni district where government troops and the rebels are engaged in fierce fighting, the UN Resident/Humanitarian Coordinator ... Read more...

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‘Partners have broken promises for Afghanistan’


July 28th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 28 (DPA) NATO's American general John Craddock, during an inspection tour to Afghanistan last week, accused member nations and leaders of breaking promises in the ongoing effort to support ... Read more...

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Oz may incur a fine of 2 mln dlrs if opts out of Champions Trophy in Pak


June 18th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 18 (ANI): In case Australia decides to opt out of the Champions Trophy, to be held in Pakistan from Sept 11-28, due to security reasons, it could run the ... Read more...

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LTTE aerial bomb military sites in Sri Lanka


April 27th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Colombo , Apr.27 (ANI): Tamil Tiger rebels using light aircraft bombed two military targets in northeastern Sri Lanka on Sunday and wounded at least one soldier, security sources said.The Liberation ... Read more...

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Pakistani IRBM enters service


April 25th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has stated that Hatf VI Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile (IRBM) is ready for deployment in the services.Hatf VI, also known as Shaheen 2, is ... Read more...

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