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US missile deal was a mistake: Poland


August 5th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 5 (IANS) The agreement with the US on the deployment of a missile defence system on its territory was "a mistake", Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski said.The agreement was ... Read more...

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Israel to deploy anti-missile system


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will deploy its Iron Dome anti-missile system in Tel Aviv, the army said Monday.The deployment is intended to be part of a simulation of a ... Read more...

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US resumes drone attacks in Pakistan


January 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The US, which suspended drone strikes in Pakistan following last November's NATO attack that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers dead, has now resumed drone attacks. The ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills three Egyptians in Pakistan


October 16th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region has killed three Egyptians linked to the Haqqani network, including one who played a key role in handling ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son, three grandchildren killed in NATO air strike (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his wife survived a NATO air strike at their residence in Tripoli, but his youngest son Saif al-Arab Gaddafi as well ... Read more...

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Missiles hit Gaddafi compound in Tripoli


March 21st, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.21 (ANI): A missile fired by the US led coalition destroyed a four-story compound in downtown Tripoli that was one of the homes of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.British submarines fired two ... Read more...

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S. Korea drops demand for N. Korea apology


January 29th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.29 (ANI): South Korea has dropped its demand for an apology from North Korea for last year's deadly attacks in the interest of restarting the Six-Party Talks on the Korean Peninsula.A ... Read more...

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US drone strikes kill around 60 alleged militants in Pakistan within 24 hours


December 18th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18 (ANI): A series of US drone attacks killed around 60 alleged militants in a span of 24 hours in Pakistan's Khyber tribal district, according to officials.At least 50 ... Read more...

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Two British Al Qaeda militants killed in Pakistan


December 16th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Two white British Al Qaeda members have been killed in a suspected US drone attack in northwest Pakistan, the BBC reported Thursday.The Muslim converts - aged 48 and ... Read more...

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Threat of attack on UAE through missiles is real: Official


December 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) The threat of attack on United Arab Emirates "from long range ballistic missiles is real", a senior military official has said.Speaking at the Middle East Missile and ... Read more...

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Gen Next of Chinese leaders comfortable with a reunited Korea


November 30th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.30 (ANI): A new, younger generation of Chinese leaders "would be comfortable with a reunited Korea controlled by Seoul and anchored to the United States in a benign alliance," a diplomat ... Read more...

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South Koreans feel government response to N. Korea attack feeble


November 28th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov.28 (ANI): Many South Koreans believe that their government has given a limited and feeble response to the missile attack from North Korea.They believe that the hour-long artillery barrage by North ... Read more...

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External Affairs Ministry declines to confirm reports of Indian nationals’ deaths in Afghanistan


October 12th, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs on Monday declined to confirm reports of death of two Indian nationals in Kunar inAfghanistan.The MEA described reports circulated by media as "speculative" ... Read more...

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Two Indians killed in Afghan missile attack (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Two Indians were killed in a missile attack launched by the Taliban on an Indian NGO's office situated near a US airbase in Afghanistan's Kunar province, a ... Read more...

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Two Indians die in Afghanistan terror attack


October 11th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Two Indians were killed in a missile attack launched by the Taliban on an Indian NGO's office in Afghanistan's Kunar province, a media report said Monday.Qari Omar ... Read more...

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At least six militants killed, several injured in US missile strike in North Waziristan


September 8th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 8 (ANI): At least six suspected militants were killed and several others injured in a US missile strike in Dande Darbakhel area near Miran Shah, the main town in North ... Read more...

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Intifada or not - Kashmir defies definitions (Part-III)


August 25th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
But women in Srinagar are not on the streets because they believe in freedom, independence or any such esoteric cause. They are protesting against the overwhelming presence of security personnel on the ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.22 (ANI): At least six militants were killed in a suspected US drone strike in restive North Waziristan's Miranshah town, local officials said.According to reports, an unmanned US Predator ... Read more...

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US missile attack kills seven militants in Pakistan


August 15th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Aug 14 (DPA) An unmanned US aircraft fired two missiles at a militant hideout in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border Saturday, killing at least seven rebels, an ... Read more...

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Wildfires threaten Russian missile attack warning centre


August 7th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wildfires raging across the central part of European Russia are threatening to engulf the military command of the Russian missile attack warning centre in the Moscow region, ... Read more...

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DRDO to test fire missile defence system in August


July 1st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief V K Saraswat on Thursday said the ballistic missile defence system will be test fired in August this year."Now the ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 10 in North Waziristan


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Ten people, including two women and two children, were killed when drones operated by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) fired missiles at a target in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills six in Pakistan


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, May 22 (DPA) Unmanned drone aircraft operated by the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) fired missiles into a target in Pakistan's lawless tribal region, killing six militants, security officials said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Hakimullah threatens more attacks on United States in a new video


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief, Hakimullah Mehsud, who was believed to have been killed in a US drone strike in South Waziristan in January, has vowed more attacks on ... Read more...

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American Navy To Permit Women To Serve On Subs Women


April 30th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The initial American women permitted to function on board the submarines will be reporting for duty by 2012. This reality was stated by the American ... Read more...

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Hakeemullah even if alive not in command of Pak Taliban anymore: Pentagon


April 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.30 (ANI): The Pentagon is unsure over the fate of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakeemullah Mehsud, but it is certain that the warlord does not exert any authority over ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud is alive: ISI


April 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London/Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud, who was thought to have been killed in a US drone attack early this year, is alive and "basically OK", claimed a ... Read more...

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TTP chief Hakimullah survived US drone attack: ISI official


April 29th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.29 (ANI): Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud, who was believed to have been killed in a US drone strike in South Waziristan in January, is alive, an Inter Services ... Read more...

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Russian company selling cruise missile in a shipping box


April 26th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.26 (ANI): A Russian company's decision to market a cruise missile that can be launched from a shipping container, has led defence experts to warn of a new danger of ballistic ... Read more...

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Now a missile in shipping box on sale


April 26th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A powerful cruise missile that can launched from a shipping container has been offered for sale by a Russian company, raising fears of ballistic weapons infiltration. Called the Club ... Read more...

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U.S. homeland vulnerable to Iran threat in 2015 - Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance


April 24th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) says the United States is vulnerable to an Iranian missile attack in 2015.Riki Ellison, who is the founder and chairman of ... Read more...

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India to re-test ballistic missile defence shield


April 11th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) India will conduct afresh the trial of its tactical ballistic missile in June to build a credible defence shield for intercepting and destroying incoming missiles, a top defence ... Read more...

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Al Qaida Leader Killed In Missile Attack?


March 18th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An US missile strike in Pakistan which occurred last week is believed to have killed an Al Qaida leader of the top rank. Hussain Al-Yemeni, ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan


February 26th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.26 (ANI): A top Taliban commander and a prime accused in the US consulate bombing, Qari Zafar, has reportedly died in Wednesday's drone attack in the Dandi Darpakhel area of ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan bombings (Second lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (DPA) Two back-to-back bombings ripped through a police training centre in Pakistan's restive northwestern region Thursday, killing at least nine security personnel and six civilians, officials said. "There were ... Read more...

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