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Purge extremists within Pakistani military: Daily


September 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Eight die in terror attack on Pakistani airbase (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Six militants and two security personnel were killed when heavily armed terrorists Thursday morning mounted a brazen attack on an airbase in Pakistan's Punjab province, military ... Read more...

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Militants attack Pakistan air base


August 16th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Militants wearing military uniforms attacked a key Pakistan Air Force base early Thursday, destroying at least one aircraft, a media report said.The attack took place around ... Read more...

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27 policemen killed in Iraq attacks


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 5 (IANS) Twenty-seven policemen were killed Monday in a series of attacks carried out by gunmen wearing military uniforms in Haditha city in Iraq's western province of Anbar.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army offers to probe bus passengers’ killing


March 1st, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) The Pakistani Army has offered to assist in the investigation into Tuesday's sectarian killing in which 18 bus passengers were shot dead on the Karakoram ... Read more...

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Italy recalls ambassador to Syria, urges EU countries to do the same


August 2nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ROME (BNO NEWS) -- Italy's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday announced it has summoned its ambassador to Syria to protest the government's crackdown on pro-democracy protesters across the country. It also urged other ... Read more...

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Two dead in clashes between Iraqi and Kurdish forces in northern Iraq


April 25th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by BNO News
KIRKUK, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two people on Monday were killed due to clashes between the Iraqi army and Kurdish security forces in northern Iraq, the Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.The fire ... Read more...

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Taliban infiltrating Afghan police, army


April 21st, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Afghan police and military are scrambling to find ways to root out insurgents lurking within their ranks.Screening of new recruits and soldiers has been intensified following ... Read more...

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Pakistan has “culture of impunity” on human rights abuses: US report


April 9th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9(ANI): Pakistan's security forces enjoy "a culture of impunity" in relation to human rights abuses in the country, and police have often failed to protect members of religious minorities from ... Read more...

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‘The King’s Speech’ military uniforms destroyed in fire


April 6th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) The military uniforms worn by actors in "The King's Speech" have been destroyed in a suspected arson attack, their caretaker says.Lionel Digby, the owner of ... Read more...

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Nazi plot to terrorize US during WWII faltered after drunken leader revealed he was saboteur


April 5th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Released MI5 files have revealed that a small group of Nazi spies had planned to unleash a campaign of terror and sabotage on the United States from within ... Read more...

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Now make-it-yourself Kate, William paper dolls


April 4th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A make-it-yourself paper doll kit of the British royal couple - Prince William and Kate Middleton - is fast becoming a collector's item.Priced at 7.99 ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill tribal leader, woman official in Iraq


February 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS) In two separate incidents in Iraq, unidentified gunmen killed a Sunni Arab tribal leader and a government official in central and northern parts of the country ... Read more...

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Brother turns himself in China toll evasion case


January 16th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) The toll evasion case in China's Henan province that triggered a massive public outcry over the heavy punishment has taken a turn as the brother of a farmer ... Read more...

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Royal Shakespeare Company to sell thousands of costumes


January 16th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): The Royal Shakespeare Company is to sell thousands of its costumes worn by actors, including David Tennant and Sir Ian McKellen. Over 10,000 items will go on sale ... Read more...

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Taliban stealing US army uniforms to “gain tactical advantage on battlefield”


November 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 13 (ANI): Pentagon officials have warned commanders to avoid shipping uniforms through the usual U.S. supply routes in Pakistan and Afghanistan, saying that the Taliban fighters are stealing them ... Read more...

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Republican Nominee Rich Iott Attracts Ire For Posing In Nazi Uniform


October 11th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican congressional nominee Rich Iott has found himself amidst extensive negative publicity after some of his pictures in German Nazi Waffen SS uniform came to the ... Read more...

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Looted goods from NATO trucks openly being sold in Pak markets


October 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 11(ANI): Looted goods from NATO supply convoys en route to military bases in Afghanistan, can be brought at cheap prices from a black market in Peshawar.The merchandise can be brought ... Read more...

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Traditional Chinese military shoes a fad overseas


August 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 31 (ANI): An updated pair of traditional Chinese military shoes dubbed 'Jiefang Xie' is being sold in European and US markets for up to 75 dollars a pair with improvements ... Read more...

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11,000 Afghan bound NATO containers with goods worth 220 bln go ‘missing’ in Pak


June 29th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 29 (ANI): In what appears to be one of the biggest frauds in Pakistan's history, more than 11,000 containers of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) containing goods worth over ... Read more...

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Looted goods from US, NATO trucks openly being sold in Peshawar market


June 25th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 25(ANI): Looted goods from U.S. and NATO supply convoys en route to military bases in Afghanistan, can be brought at cheap prices from a black market in Peshawar, a city ... Read more...

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27 killed, 71 hurt in Iraq attacks


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 22 (DPA) A series of attacks across Iraq left at least 27 people dead and 71 wounded Friday, according to security and government sources. A car bomb attack killed 22 people ... Read more...

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Five killed, 16 injured in Iraq attacks


May 21st, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 21 (DPA) At least five people were killed and 16 injured in separate attacks in Iraq Friday, according to security and government sources. Three family members were killed and a fourth ... Read more...

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Yemen captures 3 Al Qaeda militants


January 16th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Jan 16 (DPA) Yemeni security forces captured three armed Al Qaeda militants near the border with Saudi Arabia Saturday, the Defence Ministry said. The ministry said in a statement the arrests were ... Read more...

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Portrait of Prince Harry & Prince William is on display


January 9th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first oil portrait of Prince Harry and Prince William has been put up for display for the public. According to the onlookers, both of them ... Read more...

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Before Salahis, another uninvited couple had White House breakfast


December 17th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) Weeks before a socialite couple gate crashed the White House state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, another uninvited couple attended a lavish breakfast there and met ... Read more...

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At least 26 dead in fresh Iraq violence (Lead)


November 16th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 16 (DPA) At least 26 people were killed in fresh violence on the western outskirts of Baghdad and in the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk Monday, police and medics ... Read more...

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13 dead after machine-gun attack in Baghdad


November 16th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 16 (DPA) Thirteen people were killed when men dressed in Iraqi military uniforms sprayed homes west of Baghdad with machine-gun fire early Monday morning, police and villagers said. Villagers and local ... Read more...

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Pakistani army headquarters siege ends, 30 hostages freed (Fourth Lead)


October 11th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 11 (DPA) Nine people were killed Sunday in a dramatic hostage rescue operation at Pakistan's military headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi, an army spokesman said. Major General Athar ... Read more...

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Hostages freed at Pakistani army headquarters (Third Lead)


October 11th, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 11 (DPA) Nine people were killed in a dramatic hostage-rescue operation at Pakistan's military headquarters, an army spokesman said Sunday. Major General Athar Abbas said three hostages, two military ... Read more...

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Eight hostages freed at Pakistan Army HQ: Report (Third Intro Roundup)


October 11th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 10 (Xinhua) Eight hostages were freed late Saturday by militants who attacked the Pakistani Army headquarters here, killing six soldiers, a local TV channel reported. Military spokesman Maj. Gen. ... Read more...

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Militants holding hostages in Pakistani Army HQ: Official (Second Intro Roundup)


October 11th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 10 (DPA) An unknown number of insurgents took hostage around a dozen soldiers, including two senior officers, after a raid on the Pakistani Army headquarters in this garrison city ... Read more...

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Militants holding hostages in Pakistani Army HQ: Official (Intro Roundup)


October 10th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 10 (DPA) An unknown number of insurgents took hostage around a dozen soldiers, including two senior officers, after a raid on the Pakistani Army headquarters in this garrison city ... Read more...

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11 killed as gunmen storm Pakistani Army HQ (Roundup)


October 10th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 10 (DPA) Insurgents stormed the Pakistani Army headquarters in this garrison city Saturday, killing six soldiers, including two senior officers, security officials said. Four assailants and a passerby also died ... Read more...

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Standoff at Pakistan army headquarters after 11 killed (Fifth Lead, Changing dateline)


October 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 10 (DPA) Taliban militants Saturday raided Pakistani military headquarters in the garrison city of Rawalpindi and killed six soldiers while two attackers took two officers hostage, officials said. Four attackers ... Read more...

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