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BSF trooper killed in cross border firing in Jammu


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed when Pakistan resorted to "heavy unprovoked firing" on a border post in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said ... Read more...

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Over 40 killed in Iraq violence (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) A series of bomb and gun attacks struck Iraq early Monday, killing at least 44 people and wounding dozens more, the interior ministry said.The deadliest attack ... Read more...

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15 die in Iraq


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) Fifteen soldiers were among 17 people killed in Iraq Monday in attacks against security forces, police said.Militants attacked the soldiers' base near Dhuluiyah town in Salahudin ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 dacoits held in Karachi in 2012


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) At least 5,132 suspected dacoits have been arrested in this Pakistani port city in the first six months of this year, police said.Police have busted a ... Read more...

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Syria: UN says military operation in Tremseh targeted activists


July 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
TREMSEH, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military operation carried out in the Syrian village of Tremseh on Thursday targeted mainly army defectors and activists, according to United Nations (UN) observers who visited ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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Pakistan halts firing at LoC


June 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops have stopped firing at Indian positions on the Jammu and Kashmir border but have not agreed to a meeting with the Indian Army, officials ... Read more...

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Indian soldier killed in Pakistani firing


June 14th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was killed and three injured in firing by Pakistani troops on positions along the Line of Control (LoC) Wednesday afternoon in Poonch ... Read more...

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Man on trial for planning terror attacks on World Cup stadiums


June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) A Pretoria court has begun hearings in a case where a man is accused of planning terror attacks on stadiums for the 2010 FIFA World Cup ... Read more...

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Pentagon backs expanding Israel’s Iron Dome


March 28th, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The US has said it supports expanding Israel's anti-rocket defence system Iron Dome, and is to ask Congress for money to install more such systems.Pentagon ... Read more...

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India, Singapore test tank warfare skills


March 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Soldiers from Indian and Singaporean armed forces are testing their armoured warfare skills in Babina in central India with over 750 soldiers from both sides ... Read more...

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Israel fears more rocket attacks


March 27th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 27 (IANS) The Israeli military has deployed its Iron Dome anti-rocket system in various locations in Tel Aviv to counter rocket attacks from Gaza militants.The Israel Defence ... Read more...

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Maoists’ material for rocket launchers seized in Raipur (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 5 (IANS) Around 80 boxes packed with raw material for making rocket launchers and mortars, suspected to be meant for use by Maoists, were recovered from a warehouse ... Read more...

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Maoists’ material for rocket launchers seized in Raipur


March 5th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 5 (IANS) Several people are under the police scanner for operating a well-established network for the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in the Chhattigarh capital, after the ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) In what could be a remarkable and unique discovery, the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) has found a stupa in Bihar's Begusarai district, which experts feel ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) The Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is set to begin excavation of a newly-found ancient stupa that was badly damaged and has been lying neglected for ... Read more...

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18 premature babies die in Syrian hospital


February 9th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Eighteen premature babies in incubators were said to have died after their hospital was hit by electricity cuts in turbulent Syrian city of Homs, the ... Read more...

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Angry Pakistan rejects NATO regret, China says it’s shocked


November 28th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) An incensed Pakistan Monday refused to accept NATO's regret over the airstrike that killed its 25 soldiers, an incident China described as shocking as it ... Read more...

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We thought attackers were Taliban: Pakistani soldier


November 28th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistani soldiers at a border checkpost that was struck by NATO initially thought that the Taliban were attacking them and a soldier said at ... Read more...

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87 bombs found at British nudist beach


October 13th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A total of 87 bombs, some dating back to the late 19th century, washed ashore at a nudist beach in Britain, as stunned naturists gawked during ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh fears more red strikes


August 20th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 20 (IANS) A day after nine policemen and a civilian were killed in a Maoist attack, reports have come in of more such possible deadly attacks in forest ... Read more...

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Ukraine sold $1 bn worth of weapons in 2010


July 19th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's arms exports in 2010 reached almost $1 billion with the bulk of weapons sold to African countries, a newspaper said."The portfolio of contracts signed ... Read more...

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Pakistan expresses concern over incursions NATO, Afghan militants


June 18th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistan on Friday said it has lodged a protest with the United States and Afghanistan over border incursions by NATO aircraft and Afghan militants, the Foreign Ministry said.The ... Read more...

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Rocket launchers found in Jharkhand Maoist den


June 7th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 7 (IANS) Security personnel have for the first time recovered four rocket launchers from a Maoist hideout in Jharkhand's Latehar district, police said Tuesday.The state police and Central ... Read more...

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India warns Pakistan against ceasefire violations


May 15th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 15 (IANS) India Sunday warned Pakistan against ceasefire violations on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said.The stern message was delivered to ... Read more...

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ICC prosecutor requests arrest warrants for Libyans for alleged crimes against humanity


May 4th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo on Wednesday announced he will request judges to issue arrest warrants against three Libyans for alleged crimes against humanity during ... Read more...

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Japan quake threatens Toyota’s position as top car maker


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 23 (ANI): Toyota's position as the world's top automobile company is likely to be affected by Japan's massive earthquake and tsunami.The company announced yesterday that global car production would not ... Read more...

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Attacks on civilians in Misrata may be war crimes, says UN


April 21st, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 21 (IANS/AKI) The UN Wednesday deplored the repeated use of cluster munitions and heavy weaponry by Libyan government forces against civilians in the besieged city of Misrata and ... Read more...

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UN: attacks against civilians in Misrata, Libya may be international crimes


April 20th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday warned that the reported repeated use of cluster munitions and heavy weaponry by Libyan Government forces against civilians in Misrata could ... Read more...

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Gaddafi loyalists using civilians as human shields to safeguard weapons from airstrikes: NATO


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 6 (ANI): NATO has accused Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's regime of using civilians as human shields to safeguard their heavy weapons from being targeted by international air strikes in Libya.CBS ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces carry on shelling rebels in Misrata


April 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, April 4 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been shelling the rebel-held city of Misrata, 150 km from the capital Tripoli, Xinhua cited Al-Jazeera TV in ... Read more...

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14 security officials killed in militant ambush in Pak’s Khyber tribal region


March 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 29(ANI): A militant ambush on a convoy of Pakistan security forces in the country's Khyber tribal region has left 14 officials dead.A senior security official said that the personnel ... Read more...

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Situation in Cote d’Ivoire remains volatile: UN spokesman


March 29th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 29 (IANS) The situation in Abidjan, the capital of Cote d'Ivoire, remains volatile, UN spokesman Martin Nesirky has said ."Patrols from the UN Mission in Cote ... Read more...

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100 WW II bombs washed up on UK beach due to Super Moon phenomenon


March 26th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): The unusual proximity of the moon to earth or, the Super Moon phenomenon that took place earlier this month, is being cited as the key reason for the ... Read more...

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Six of family killed in Pakistan


March 12th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Six members of a family, including four girls, were killed Saturday in a rocket attack in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said.Unidentified men fired rockets ... Read more...

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