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China must build regional security pattern: Daily


September 20th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has the important task of building a "regional security pattern" in Asia as it lacks a safety mechanism, said a state-run Chinese daily Thursday.An article ... Read more...

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Be prepared for combat: Chinese general


September 14th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A senior Chinese general has urged the army not to be slack and be prepared for any possible military combat. The remark comes amid rising tensions ... Read more...

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Forced disappearances negate humanity, says Pakistani daily


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Forced disappearances negate the very essence of humanity and cannot and should not be tolerated or justified, a Pakistani daily said Tuesday as a UN panel ... Read more...

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Russia opposes no-fly zone over Syria


August 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Saturday said Moscow opposes the idea of setting up a no-fly zone over Syria as it would be a violation of ... Read more...

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Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15


August 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations Wednesday."Central intelligence wings and the union home ... Read more...

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Putin signs WTO accession protocol: Kremlin


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russian President Vladimir Putin signed Saturday a federal law that authorises the protocol for Russia's accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Kremlin said.The protocol ... Read more...

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Ignoring Pakistan, US defends drone strikes


May 1st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) As the United States resumed drone strikes inside Pakistan ignoring Islamabad's warnings, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser defended the use of armed unmanned aircraft ... Read more...

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Pakistan united against all challenges: Gilani


November 21st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Asserting that Pakistan stands united in defending its independence, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said political differences can be set aside in case national ... Read more...

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Norms on TV channels’ renewal anti-media, says BJP


October 10th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday slammed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over its decision concerning renewal of licence to TV channels, saying ... Read more...

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Can’t push Pakistan to do more: Gilani


September 30th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan cannot be pressurised to "do more", a combative Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday as Islamabad's relations remained strained with Washington over an ... Read more...

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Northeastern states alerted to likely terror strike


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states over possible terror strike in the run-up to the Independence Day celebrations Monday and asked them to take ... Read more...

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China criticises Japan’s 2011 defence white paper


August 4th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China Thursday expressed "strong opposition" to Japan's 2011 defence white paper, saying the document plays up the "China threat theory" and has ulterior motives.Defence ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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Russia - S. Sudan cooperation vital for Africa : Medvedev


July 10th, 2011 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Future cooperation between Russia and the newly established Republic of South Sudan will become a vital factor for Africa's stability, said Russian President Dmitry ... Read more...

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LHC directs Pak Govt to reply to plea against US drone attacks by May 5


April 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): The Lahore High Court has granted additional time to the Pakistan Government for filing a reply to a petition seeking directions to the government to stop US drone attacks ... Read more...

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Imran Khan declares legal war against US drone attacks in Pakistan


April 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has announced plans to adopt a two-way strategy to end the US drone campaign in Pakistan's tribal areas- by the application of public ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal army chief to launch new party


April 15th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 15 (IANS) A controversial former chief of Nepal's army, who was instrumental in the collapse of the republic's first Maoist government two years ago, is now poised to ... Read more...

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China issues White Paper on arms control, peaceful development


March 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): China has issued a White Paper on national defense that aims to enhance its military transparency and boost the world's trust in its commitment to peaceful development.The document gives ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on national defence


March 31st, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on national defence, aiming to enhance its military transparency and boost the world's trust in its commitment to peaceful development.The ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Assembly passes resolution against drone attacks


March 18th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): The Assembly in Pakistan's Punjab Province has unanimously passed a resolution condemning US drone attacks in the country's northwestern tribal areas.The resolution, which was tabled by Pakistan ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills five militants in South Waziristan


March 9th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 9(ANI): Five militants were killed and several others wounded in a US drone attack on a compound in Data Khail area of Pakistan's South Waziristan Agency.Sources said the strike took ... Read more...

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China’s defence budget to grow nearly 13 percent in 2011


March 4th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China Friday said it plans to raise its defence budget by 12.7 percent to 601 billion yuan ($91.5 billion) in 2011, compared with an increase of ... Read more...

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Pakistan government in a fix over Davis issue


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) The Raymond Davis affair continues to be a headache for Islamabad. Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Monday admitted in parliament that Pakistan and the US have "differences in ... Read more...

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Undersea fiber-optic cable reaches Cuba


February 10th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) Cuba held a ceremony Wednesday to mark the arrival of an undersea fiber-optic cable from Venezuela - a link expected to provide a big boost to Internet speed ... Read more...

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Hu Jintao shrugs off Senate majority leader Harry Reid’s “dictator” claims


January 21st, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has shruged off down claims that he is a "dictator" and that his country is a "gangster regime that murders their own people."The senate ... Read more...

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‘China’s military hardware development not aimed at any other country’


January 12th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 12 (ANI): Guan Youfei, Deputy Director of Foreign Affairs Office of the Chinese Defense Ministry, has said that his country's military hardware development is not aimed at any other country."The ... Read more...

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‘Don’t accept international scrutiny of climate change steps’


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India should not accept international scrutiny of domestic climate change measures as it will be counter-productive, ultimately leading to removal of distinction between developed and developing nations, ... Read more...

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India deviating from its stand at Mexico climate talks: BJP


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India is deviating from its national position to one in favour of developed countries by supporting international scrutiny of domestic climate change mitigation measures at the ... Read more...

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Montek Singh Ahluwalia positive on communiqué at G-20 Summit


November 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSeoul, Nov.12 (ANI): Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Friday expressed optimism over the communiqué on the concluding day of the G-20 Summit in Seoul.Ahluwalia ... Read more...

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Notre Dame varsity academic says US drone strikes illegal


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): A legal expert has strongly criticized the intensified US drone strikes against militants in Pakistan, Yemen and other countries, saying it clearly violate international law and should ... Read more...

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Talal Bugti announces bounty on Musharraf’s head


October 10th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 10 (ANI): Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) President Talal Bugti has announced a bounty of one billion rupees and a hundred acres of farmland on former President Pervez Musharraf for ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists call stir to bury bribery scandal


September 13th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 13 (IANS) Facing growing calls for a probe into an audio tape catching the opposition Maoist party seeking to buy MPs' votes ahead of a crucial prime ministerial ... Read more...

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South Korea marks 100th anniversary of Japan’s colonization


August 29th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 29 (DPA) About 1,000 people attended a ceremony at a Seoul Park Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Japan's colonization of the Korean Peninsula. A stone marker ... Read more...

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Afghanistan to buy Russian arms


August 17th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) Afghanistan plans to buy modern weapons from Russia, Xinhua reported Tuesday. "Afghanistan definitely needs powerful national armed forces for the purpose of protecting its national sovereignty and territorial ... Read more...

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China to enhance its armed forces capabilities


August 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): China's Defense Minister Liang Guanglie has said that the Chinese armed forces will continue to enhance its capabilities and military readiness to safeguard sovereignty, security and development ... Read more...

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Will continue selling eggs by the dozen: EU


June 30th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 29 (DPA) There are no European Union plans to stop people from buying eggs by the dozen, a leading EU lawmaker said Tuesday, contradicting reports that had appeared a ... Read more...

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