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Chavez attacks Hillary for ‘threatening’ Russia, China


July 10th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has criticised US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who he claimed threatened Russia and China while speaking at a Friends of ... Read more...

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Two more self-immolations in Tibet


April 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 20 (IANS) Two more young Tibetans have immolated themselves in Tibet's northeastern Ngaba region, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said here Friday.A total of 36 people have reportedly ... Read more...

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Ire over village head’s slaying in Chhattisgarh mounts


August 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 13 (IANS) Public protest escalated Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada, India's worst insurgency-hit district, against the killing of the village head of Chikpal reportedly by para-military troops.Tribal villagers and ... Read more...

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13 Al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen


July 4th, 2011 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 4 (IANS) At least 13 Al Qaeda militants and 10 soldiers were killed when the militants launched an attack at military troops in Yemen Sunday, army officers said.The ... Read more...

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Sexual assault an unseen foe for US troops


May 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Sexual assault poses 'intolerable' threat to US military troops, amid poor record of reporting and prosecution, a broad survey finds.According to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), the ... Read more...

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Tibetans go on hunger strike in Delhi to protest Chinese atrocities


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): Tibetans in exile went on a hunger strike in New Delhi on Friday to protest the atrocities of Chinese troops imposing a severe lockdown on Tibet's Kirti Monastery.Tibetans ... Read more...

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Yemen’s top army generals join protesters


March 21st, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 21 (IANS) A group of Yemen's senior military officers, including General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, announced Monday he was joining the protesters against President Ali Abdullah Saleh, Xinhua reported.Al-Ahmar ... Read more...

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Scores killed as unrest spreads in Arab world (Roundup)


February 19th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) Scores of people were killed and wounded as mass unrest demanding more freedom spread to Algeria, Bahrain, Jordan and Yemen forcing US President Barack Obama to advocate ... Read more...

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Army organises seminar to foster civilian-military relations


January 11th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 11 (ANI): The Indian Army recently organized a seminar here to foster better relationship between civilians and the military troops operating in the state.Eminent scholars and the army top brass ... Read more...

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Indonesia’s Mount Merapi erupts again


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by BNO News
JOGJAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesia's Mount Merapi on Monday erupted again, spewing out thick black smoke as residents continue to evacuate the area, local media reported.People began to panic in search ... Read more...

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Oz elite forces giving military training to Afghan warlord’s private army


October 29th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 29(ANI): Six fighters loyal to a notorious Afghan warlord have been flown to Australia to train with elite special forces as part of a covert strategy to strengthen military ... Read more...

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German President Horst Koehler quits


June 1st, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) German President Horst Koehler has resigned. The resignation came as a surprise to all. He had just completed the first year of his second term as the ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies reports on troop shift


April 30th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday denied US reports that it has shifted 100,000 troops from its eastern border with India to its western frontier with Afghanistan, terming the reports "baseless, ... Read more...

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Pakistan shifts 100,000 troops from India border to Afghan frontier: Pentagon (Second Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan has shifted 100,000 troops from its eastern border with India to its western border with Afghanistan to meet domestic terror threats, the Pentagon said ... Read more...

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`Pakistan moved 100,000 soldiers from its border with India’ (Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 29 (IANS) In a tacit acknowledgement that internal insurgency is a greater threat now, Pakistan has moved 100,000 troops from its border with India to the Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan moved 100,000 troops from its border with India: Pentagon


April 29th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan has shifted 100,000 troops from its border with India to join the campaign against Taliban militants near its border with Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday . "More ... Read more...

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Imran Khan launches attack on Pak politicians depositing money in foreign banks


February 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb. 8 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has fiercely criticised key politicians depositing money in foreign banks, as "they have nothing to do with the interests of country.""Such politicians should ... Read more...

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UN asked to deploy more police, troops to Haiti


January 19th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday asked the UN Security Council to send 2,000 more military troops and 1,500 police to Haiti to provide security and assist ... Read more...

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UN consolidating relief, rescue efforts in Haiti (Lead)


January 16th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 15 (DPA) The United Nations has set offices to coordinate the enormous task of assisting Haitians devastated by the earthquake as international rescue teams combed Port-au-Prince for survivors, UN ... Read more...

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Videogame designs military strategies based on ants’ movements


November 7th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 7 (ANI): A researcher of the University of Granada has designed a new system for the mobility of military troops within a battlefield based on the mechanisms used by ant ... Read more...

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Ten killed in Afghan insurgent attack


October 4th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 4 (DPA) Eight US soldiers and two Afghan troopers were killed when suspected Taliban insurgents attacked their outposts in eastern Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan, officials said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Renewed mandate for UN mission in southern Lebanon


August 28th, 2009 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 27 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council Thursday renewed the mandate of its peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon for another year and called on parties in conflict in the ... Read more...

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Honduras breaks off relations with Venezuela


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 22 (DPA) The Honduran de-facto regime Tuesday broke off diplomatic relations with Venezuela, whose president Hugo Chavez has stood by President Manuel Zelaya since his unceremonious ouster and expulsion in ... Read more...

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Four killed, 20 injured in W. China ethnic riots


July 6th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 6 (ANI): At least four persons, including three civilians and a policeman, were killed, and 20 were injured in clashes on Sunday in a regional capital in western China after ... Read more...

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Indian and Pakistan border forces celebrate Chamliyal Mela


June 26th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanChamliyal (J-K), June 26 (ANI): Indian and Pakistani para-military troops guarding the borders joined thousands of devotees at the annual religious fair held at the Dargah (mausoleum) of ... Read more...

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How long will the Taliban lull last in Swat?


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 3 (ANI): The Pakistan Government might be busy claiming that it is all set to clear Mingora of terrorism, but have the Taliban been decisively defeated, a Time magazine ... Read more...

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Civilian casualties anger people in Pakistan


May 19th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (DPA) A mayor in Pakistan's northwestern Lower Dir district threatened to rise against the military troops if the "indiscriminate firing and bombardment that mainly kills the civilians" was ... Read more...

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Children caught up in crossfire in Pakistan


May 6th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (DPA) Children at an orphanage in Pakistan's restive district of Swat were Wednesday caught in crossfire between the security forces and Taliban militants, the administrator of the facility ... Read more...

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60 militants killed in Buner offensive: Pakistan


May 1st, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (DPA) Pakistani troops killed up to 60 Taliban militants in the northwestern valley of Buner, raising the insurgents' death toll to more than 100 in four days of ... Read more...

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Swat deal an unlikely model for reconciliation with Taliban


April 1st, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Peshawar, April 1 (DPA) Pakistan's government stopped 16 months of fighting and brought relative calm to Swat - a scenic valley just an hour north of Islamabad - by ... Read more...

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Nineteen inmates killed in Mexico prison riot


March 5th, 2009 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 5 (DPA) Nineteen inmates died and three were injured Wednesday in a prison riot in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, the police said. The trouble first started with ... Read more...

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Blast kills 29 at funeral in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


February 20th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (DPA) A blast ripped through a funeral procession in north-western Pakistan Friday, killing at least 29 people and wounding dozens more, a police official said. The attack took place in ... Read more...

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Karzai admits rift with US, NATO over civilian casualties


February 4th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 4 (DPA) In a clear sign of discord between Afghan government and its main backer, President Hamid Karzai said Wednesday that he has come under pressure from Washington for his ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan troops claim capture of Prabhakaran’’s bunker


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb3 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Defense Ministry declared on Tuesday that its troops have captured a two-storey deep underground bunker complex believed to have been occupied by Tiger chief Velupillai ... Read more...

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More security for Obama’’s inauguration than troop force serving in Afghanistan


January 17th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): The security measures will be unprecedented on Tuesday as Barack Hussein Obama is sworn in as the 44th US President and America''s first black head of the ... Read more...

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