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No NATO missile defence offer to India


November 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday informed parliament that India has not received any offer from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) for either a missile ... Read more...

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Canadian air force units to return to Indian roots


November 17th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Two Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons with origins in India 67 years ago are returning to their roots here beginning Friday to renew ... Read more...

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Netherlands backs India for permanent UNSC seat


July 5th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS)The Netherlands, the world's 16th largest economy, Tuesday backed India's permanent membership in an expanded UN Security Council and pitched for expanding economic ties to ... Read more...

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NATO extends mission in Libya


June 1st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will continue its military campaign in Libya until at least September, NATO Secretary General Andres Fogh Rasmussen said Wednesday."We are ... Read more...

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Italy wishes NATO-led military operation in Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 21 (IANS) Italy wants NATO to take over the command of the multinational operation against Libya, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Monday."We believe it is time to ... Read more...

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NATO, EU to discuss military and economic options to resolve Libya crisis


March 10th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): Ministers of European Union and NATO will meet to discuss options to deal with Libya's Muammar Gaddafi as leaders ponder military and economic options to resolve the crisis in ... Read more...

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CPI-M against military intervention in Libya


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday opposed a military intervention in Libya by the US, saying it was for the Libyan people to decide ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena advocates strong ties with China to ‘neutralize’ Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Saturday advocated strong friendship with China if India wanted to 'neutralize' Pakistan and also secure a permanent seat in the UN Security Council.In an ... Read more...

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EU asks India to co-chair anti-piracy group


July 13th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The European Union has asked India to co-chair a key group that coordinates piracy patrols off the Horn of Africa, a position that China ... Read more...

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Gilani doublespeak: From peace overtures, now tells NATO fears war with India


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Jun.5 (ANI): Just when things were starting to get back on track between India and Pakistan, and a 'positive' outcome from the upcoming Foreign Ministerial level talks was expected, Pakistan ... Read more...

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Red Cross in trouble over first aid to Taliban


May 26th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) The Red Cross has come under attack in Afghanistan after media revelations that it has taught basic first aid and even given medical equipment to the Taliban ... Read more...

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Strategy and timing of North Waziristan offensive Pak’s discretion: NATO


May 21st, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 21 (ANI): A top North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) official has said that it is for Pakistan to decide as to when it wants to launch an offensive against ... Read more...

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India, Finland to discuss heightened defence cooperation


April 23rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India and Finland are to discuss heightened defence cooperation during the visit here of the Nordic nation's Defence Minister Jyri Hakamies March 26-30. He will be accompanied by ... Read more...

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India, Turkey negotiating free trade accord: President Gul


February 9th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Asking the private sector to take the lead in expanding economic ties, visiting Turkish President Abdullah Gul Tuesday said India and Turkey will try to complete ... Read more...

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NATO, ISAF in Afghanistan easily receiving Indian goods through Pakistan


February 1st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): While Pakistan had refused to let Indian products pass to Afghanistan through its territory, Indian goods are easily reaching Afghanistan via Pakistan under the tags of ISAF ... Read more...

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Top German army officer resigns over Afghan civilian bombing


November 26th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 26 (DPA) Germany's highest-ranking army officer has resigned over his handling of an Afghan bombing raid which left dozens of civilians dead, it was announced Thursday. The resignation of General ... Read more...

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Russia’s President Medvedev against new ‘iron curtain’


September 14th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 14 (DPA) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in a speech at a global security conference attended by European heads of government Monday again called for a modern international security pact. "No one ... Read more...

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UAE, NATO explore joint cooperation


September 2nd, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 2 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) are exploring joint initiatives under the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) launched in 2004 to promote ... Read more...

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Russian press allege Mossad connection to ‘Arctic Sea’


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (DPA) A Russian newspaper claimed Friday that suspected pirates who boarded the freighter Arctic Sea were actually agents of the Israeli secret service trying to stop it from smuggling ... Read more...

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US commander in Afghanistan warns of Taliban resurgence: Report


August 10th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (DPA) The US commander has announced a change of strategy in Afghanistan, warning that insurgents with the Islamist extremist Taliban had made advances in the country, according to ... Read more...

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NATO chief favours negotiations with Taliban


August 1st, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Aug 1 (DPA) The new head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) spoke out in favour of negotiations with the radical Islamist Taliban in Afghanistan, Danish media reported Saturday. In ... Read more...

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NATO to broaden its engagement with Pak: Mullen


May 23rd, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): The US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen has said that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) is working to broaden its engagement with Pakistan.Addressing ... Read more...

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NATO supply terminal attacked in Pakistan


May 13th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (Xinhua) A supply terminal of Afghanistan-based North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) forces was attacked and eight containers were torched in northwest Pakistan Wednesday morning, TV channels reported. Unknown militants launched ... Read more...

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Moscow to expel NATO representative: Report


May 6th, 2009 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (DPA) Russia is to expel the head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's information office from Moscow, a report said Tuesday, in a sign of a continued deterioration of ... Read more...

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French chef claims Jamie Oliver’s cooking nothing against French cuisine


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): The French chef, who will cook Nato lunch for Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama, has said that Brit cook Jamie Oliver's palatable dishes are no match to ... Read more...

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Woes and wins for NATO as it turns 60


March 31st, 2009 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
By Nicholas Rigillo Brussels, March 31 (DPA) Heads of state and government from the member countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) gather in Strasbourg April 3-4 to mark their alliance's ... Read more...

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Obama to order additional troops to Afghanistan: Reports


March 27th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (DPA) US President Barack Obama plans to increase troop levels in Afghanistan by an additional 4,000 soldiers in a move to expand the fight against Taliban and Al-Qaeda ... Read more...

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India to attend SCO meeting in Moscow today


March 27th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar 27 (ANI): India will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) conference on Afghanistan in Moscow on Friday.The conference is being held ahead of the March 31 meeting on ... Read more...

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Taliban kill four Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan


March 21st, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 21 (IANS) Four Canadian soldiers have been killed and eight injured in attacks by the Taliban near Kandahar in Afghanistan. The soldiers were killed in two separate attacks triggered by ... Read more...

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Track dirty money to fight terrorism: US experts


March 14th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's promised Afghanistan-Pakistan strategy to be delivered to the April 3-4 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) summit should track "dirty money", both from ... Read more...

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Pakistan is the most dangerous place on earth: US expert


March 14th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) Calling Pakistan "the most dangerous place on earth", Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call's executive editor Mort Kondracke has suggested that the Obama administration should give "top ... Read more...

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US nominates Afghanistan, Iraq ambassadors


March 12th, 2009 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, March 12 (DPA) Lieutenant General Karl Eikenberry, a NATO official and former commander of international forces in Afghanistan, was nominated to be the US' next ambassador to Afghanistan by President Barack ... Read more...

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Iran invited to regional security conference


March 6th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 6 (IANS) Iran is to be invited to join a South Asian regional security conference centred on Afghanistan, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said Friday.Miliband said the ... Read more...

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Pak serious about fighting extremism: Scheffer


February 19th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Feb. 19 (ANI): North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer on Thursday said the militants fighting forces in Afghanistan are trying to destabilize Pakistan, and the alliance ... Read more...

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Biden to make ‘major’ US foreign policy speech in Munich


January 29th, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Jan 29 (DPA) Vice President Joseph Biden is to make a "major" speech about the new US administration's defence and foreign policy at the Munich security conference in Germany next week, ... Read more...

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