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Democrats to continue long-term strategic partnership with India

September 5th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indicating the bipartisan support that US-India ties enjoy, Democrats have now vowed to "continue to invest in a long-term strategic partnership with India to support ... Read more...

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Abandon Cold War mentality, China tells US

February 6th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) China Monday asked the US to abandon its "Cold War mentality" and cease making groundless accusations against Beijing, a foreign ministry spokesperson said. Spokesperson Liu Weimin ... Read more...

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US asks China to stop N. Korea’s nuke ambitions

January 21st, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly warned Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao that Washington would be forced to deploy forces in Asia to safeguard itself from a potential ... Read more...

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Us judge dismisses suit challenging government’s authority to kill Qaeda’s Al-Awlaki

December 8th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.8 (ANI): US District Court Judge John D. Bates has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the Obama administration's right and authority to assassinate Al Qaeda leader Anwar Al-Awlaki, who is a ... Read more...

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$21 Million Counterfeit Seized By CBP Cincinnati

October 1st, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): the U.S. Customs and Border Protection force recently conducted one of the biggest Intellectual property right Enforcement Operation. The operation went on from September ... Read more...

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White House Says WikiLeaks is National Security Threat

August 2nd, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The website known as ‘WikiLeaks’ has been urged by the White House to cease in putting the country’s national security at risk by posting secret documents on the ... Read more...

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Lethal “electronic Pearl Harbour” cyber-attack could cripple US in 15 minutes: Experts

May 8th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): A former White House counter-terrorism adviser has warned that a possible cyber attack could bring the US to its knees causing death and destruction in less than 15 ... Read more...

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‘Ethical hacking is a booming industry’

May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) Cyber security expert Ankit Fadia, who prefers to call himself an "ethical hacker", believes every institution needs trained hands to ensure foolproof safety for their systems ... Read more...

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Fattening school lunches are a ‘national security threat’

April 21st, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Apr 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Military leaders are worried that the fattening school lunches could spell their doom. Because high calorie school lunches make obese kids, who are too fat by ... Read more...

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School Lunches Jeopardizing National Security

April 21st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lunches provided in schools are being labeled as a national security threat, but not because they can pose serious threats of the security to an ... Read more...

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National Security Threat: Youth Too Fat To Fight

April 21st, 2010 - 2:36 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report that was released today by a group of retired armed forces leaders, it was stated that over a quarter of young adults are not able ... Read more...

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Too Fat to fight: Fattening school lunches make obese kids which are a ‘national security threat’

April 21st, 2010 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Apr 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of retired military officers have said that fattening school lunches make obese kids. They have termed them as ‘national security threat’ because ‘they are too ... Read more...

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Ujjal Dosanjh wants Canada to keep ex-KGB spy

December 21st, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 21 (IANS) Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister and top Indian-Canadian leader, has urged the government to allow a former KGB spy to stay on in Canada. Mikhail Lennikov, 49, who ... Read more...

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Maoists getting arms from China: India (Lead)

November 8th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Sunday said he was "sure" Maoist guerrillas in India were acquiring weapons from China - the first time an Indian official has ... Read more...

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Russia concerned by US missile shield talks with non-NATO states

October 16th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 15 (RIA Novosti) Russia is concerned by US missile defence talks with countries outside NATO, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Thursday. The statement came following reports on talks between ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan on top of US agenda for UN General Assembly: Clinton

September 20th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.20 (ANI): US Secretary of States Hillary Clinton has said that issues relating to Afghanistan and Pakistan are on top of America's agenda for the forthcoming UN General Assembly.Addressing a gathering ... Read more...

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Russia scraps Kaliningrad missile plan

September 19th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry confirmed Saturday that the country scrapped plans to deploy missiles near Poland after the US shelved its nuclear missile shield plans for ... Read more...

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Russia to allow US millitary passage through airspace

July 4th, 2009 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (DPA) Russia has agreed to allow American troops and weapons to fly over its airspace on the way to Afghanistan, the New York Times reported Saturday. The breakthrough was ... Read more...

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US pushes ahead with Afghan offensive

July 3rd, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 3 (DPA) The US military said Friday that it was pushing further into a Taliban bastion in southern Afghanistan after it had reported its first casualties in the offensive, ... Read more...

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Tamil Tigers arms merchant nabbed in Thailand

June 17th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Authorities in Thailand have arrested three Rohingya men believed to have supplied weapons to the defeated Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), or Tamil Tigers, in Sri Lanka.The three suspects, Mohammad Ali ... Read more...

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Govt. showed dishonourable behaviour during terror raids: British Muslim Council

April 22nd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): The British Government has been accused of dishonourable behaviour after nine Pakistanis out of 11 arrested in Easter terror raids were released without any charge.The Government said it ... Read more...

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Australian Chinese businesswoman says she’s done nothing wrong

March 31st, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.31 (ANI): An Australian Chinese businesswoman, who is at the centre of a supposed spy scandal, has declared that she is a loyal Australian and "broken-hearted" by the events.Helen Liu told ... Read more...

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US arrests hundreds in crackdown on Mexican drug gang

February 26th, 2009 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (DPA) More than 750 members of a Mexican drug-trafficking cartel were arrested during a 21-month operation by US, Mexican and Canadian police, the US Justice Department said Wednesday.The department ... Read more...

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Cheneys warning of another 9/11 in the offing angers Democrats

February 6th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.6 (ANI): Former Vice President Dick Cheneys warnings about the risks of closing Guantanamo Bay prison and changing other Bush-era policies, has angered Democrats and some top counter-terrorism experts, who ... Read more...

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Iran’s missile tests prove US shield not needed, says Russia (Lead)

July 11th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 11 (RIA Novosti) Russia Friday said the ongoing missile tests by Iran has proved that the country did not have the capability to attack Europe and thus, there was ... Read more...

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Poland says US missile shield terms inadequate

July 5th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Warsaw, July 5 (RIA Novosti) Poland has said the US offer in return of permission to deploy a missile defence base on Polish soil fails to address its security concerns, but ... Read more...

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US paid 5 lakh dlrs to Pak to arrest terror suspect, reveal court papers

May 14th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 14 (ANI): Papers filed in a Canadian court last year disclosed that a US intelligence agency paid a bounty of 500,000 dollars to Pakistan military for the arrest ... Read more...

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Corruption a national security threat: Ansari

April 23rd, 2008 - 11:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Terming corruption as a national security threat, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Wednesday warned that if not weeded out, it would shake the "legitimacy of the Indian ... Read more...

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