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Two killed, 11 injured in Iraq blasts

April 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 26 (IANS) Two people were killed and 11 others injured in two separate bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Thursday.A booby-trapped car was detonated in Al-Hurriyah district ... Read more...

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Suspected militants kill two Muslims at mosque in southern Thailand

September 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
YALA (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected militants shot dead two Muslims and wounded three others during Friday prayers at a mosque in Thailand's restive south, officials said said.The shooting happened at the Anul ... Read more...

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Four killed in Iraq violence

July 19th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 19 (IANS) Four people were killed Monday in two separate incidents of violence in Iraq's Mosul city, Xinhua reported.Early in the morning, police commandos clashed with gunmen during ... Read more...

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China regrets military strike against Libya

March 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) China Sunday expressed regret over the military strike against Libya, saying Tripoli's territorial integrity should be respected."China has noticed the latest development in Libya and regrets ... Read more...

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US committed to withdraw troops from Iraq by end of 2011: Biden

January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Jan 14 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden, who is in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders about the future of U.S. troops in the country, has said America is committed ... Read more...

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Runaway Armored Car Smashes Into Garage of Home

January 14th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A family in Dorset was shocked recently when a runaway military vehicle created a trail of devastation that ended in the garage of their home, just feet from ... Read more...

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Runaway armoured car smashes into the Nethercott’s garage

January 14th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Shaftesbury, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Nethercott's family home was just missed when an runaway armoured military vehicle smashed into their garage and completely destroyed it.At the time that that accident happened, ... Read more...

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Iran paying Taliban 1,000 dollar bounty for each US soldier’s head in Afghanistan

September 6th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): Iran is reportedly paying bonuses of 1,000 dollars to the Taliban for killing an American soldier in Afghanistan and 6,000 dollars for destroying a U.S. military vehicle.According ... Read more...

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NATO, US soldiers killed in blasts in Afghanistan

June 12th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), June 12 (DPA) A US soldier was killed and three others were injured in a blast in northern Afghanistan Saturday, while a NATO soldier was killed in a similar ... Read more...

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20 die in Afghanistan suicide blast (Lead)

May 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 18 (DPA) At least 20 deaths were reported Tuesday in a suicide bombing that was carried out in front of the US-founded Counterinsurgency Academy in Kabul, security officials said. An Afghan ... Read more...

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Sarkozy acknowledges French ‘errors’ led to 1994 Rwandan genocide

February 26th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kigali (Rwanda), Feb. 26 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has accepted that France played a role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that killed nearly 800,000 people.It is alleged that France had ... Read more...

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10 Yemeni soldiers killed in chopper crash

February 15th, 2010 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 15 (IANS) Ten Yemeni soldiers were killed when an army helicopter crashed into a military vehicle in the country's northern Saada province, Xinhua reported. The accident took place about 240 ... Read more...

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Canada loses its first journalist in Afghan war

December 31st, 2009 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 31 (IANS) An award-winning Canadian journalist and four soldiers were killed Wednesday in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.Thirty-four-year-old Michelle Lang of the Calgary Herald became the first ... Read more...

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Top Pak Army strategist killed in Islamabad shoot out

October 22nd, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.22 (ANI): A top Pakistan Army official along with another army man were shot down in Islamabad on Thursday morning.The Deputy Director General Military Operations Brigadier Moin was killed along with ... Read more...

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30 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing (Second Lead)

October 12th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 40 injured Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province, a lawmaker said. The ... Read more...

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Spanish soldier killed in Afghanistan

October 7th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MADRID / KABUL (BNO NEWS) – A Spanish soldier was killed and several others were injured in an attack in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the country's defense ministry confirmed.The attack happened ... Read more...

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For owners, Hummer is symbol of US’s ‘rugged individualism’

September 22nd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washigton, Sep 22 (IANS) Hummer drivers believe they are defending America's values of "rugged individualism" and "frontier" lifestyle against anti-American critics, according to a new study. Marius K. Luedicke, Craig J. Thompson ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing in Kabul kills two, injures 38

September 17th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 17 (DPA) A suicide attack against an Italian military vehicle shook the Afghan capital Kabul Thursday, leaving at least two people dead, witnesses and officials said. A spokesman of the ... Read more...

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Bomb scare at UK airbase was false alarm

September 9th, 2009 - 3:16 am ICT by BNO News
WILTSHIRE, England (BNO NEWS) -- A two-hour long bomb scare at a Royal Air Force Base in Wiltshire, England turned out to be a false alarm, Britain's Ministry of Defence told BNO ... Read more...

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Afghan freed from Guantanamo, to sue US for mistreatment

August 27th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 27 (DPA) One of the youngest Afghan detainees, who was released from the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba earlier this week, will sue the American government to ... Read more...

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Six killed, 44 wounded in Kabul suicide attack

August 18th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 18 (DPA) A suicide bomber attacked an international military convoy in the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday, killing six people and wounding 44 others, officials said. Another bomber attacked an army checkpoint ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan (Lead)

June 25th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 24 (DPA) Thirty Taliban militants were killed in clashes with NAvTO and Afghan forces in separate incidents in southern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. A statement from the NATO-led International Security ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s former defence minister arrested

April 3rd, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 3 (EFE) Venezuela's former defence minister - once a close ally of President Hugo Chavez - has been arrested by the military intelligence unit (DIM), one of his sons told ... Read more...

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Roadside bombs kill three in Afghanistan

March 22nd, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 21 (Xinhua) Two mines planted by militants Saturday struck two vehicles in Kandahar, the former stronghold of Taliban, leaving three people dead and three injured, all of them civilians, ... Read more...

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Three wounded in blast in Afghan capital

March 18th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 18 (DPA) Three civilians were wounded Wednesday in a blast triggered by a roadside bomb in Kabul as NATO's highest decision-making body, led by its secretary general, was ending a ... Read more...

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Removal of jumbos from R-Day parade disappoints winners

January 17th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Thirteen-year-old Saumik Mishra's happiness will remain incomplete and his excitement restrained as the national bravery award winner for 2008 will ride "just another" military vehicle and not ... Read more...

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Eight troopers killed in land mine explosion in Turkey

August 11th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Ankara, Aug 11 (Xinhua) Eight Turkish security force soldiers were killed and three others injured in a land mine explosion in eastern Turkey Monday, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported. The land ... Read more...

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African fish inspires body armour design

July 30th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) US engineers are studying the scales of an African fish to design body armour for soldiers. The dermal scales of the fish, Polypterus senegalus, act as an highly ... Read more...

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Armor of African fish might be used to suit up future soldiers

July 28th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): The armor of an African fish, which has trolled for prey in murky freshwater pools for nearly 100 million years, may be used to suit up future ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan

May 3rd, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kabul, May 3 (Xinhua) A soldier in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has been killed by an explosion in Helmand province of southern Afghanistan, the ISAF said Saturday. A statement ... Read more...

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Four security officials killed in Baghdad

April 26th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Baghdad, April 26 (Xinhua) At least three soldiers and a policeman were killed and two civilians injured in gunfire and bomb attacks in Diyala province Saturday, a provincial police source said. A ... Read more...

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Bomb attack on British patrol in south Iraq

April 21st, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, April 21 (DPA) A bomb hit a British army patrol Monday in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, damaging a military vehicle, eyewitnesses said. The bomb went off as the British ... Read more...

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Suicide attack kills two in Afghanistan

March 15th, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kabul, March 15 (Xinhua) At least two civilians were killed and three injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive laden car into a foreign military vehicle Saturday in Afghanistan's eastern province ... Read more...

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