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Pakistanis knows how to defend their country: Ashraf


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistanis know how defend every inch of their country, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as the nation was battered by a string of terror attacks ... Read more...

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Mobile services restored in Pakistan (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Mobile phone services, which were suspended in Pakistan ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to thwart possible terror attacks on markets and congregations, were restored Monday after a 14-hour ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.Pakistan Air Force chief, Air ... Read more...

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Pakistan army faces militancy problem: Daily


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Army appears to have a militancy problem that is "hidden from the public because investigations and court martials are often carried out in secret", ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Jehadi takeover can prompt Indo-US attack on Pakistan: book


August 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A jehadi takeover of Pakistan with its nuclear arsenal can spark an Indo-American military assault on that country, which could lead to Pakistan's reabsorption into ... Read more...

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Russia to test Bulava ballistic missile again


July 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS) Russia will test its Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile again, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov said Thursday."We are going to launch the Bulava this fall from the Alexander ... Read more...

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India’s missile test is not bad news for the world (Comment)


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Perusing the front pages of Delhi newspapers, one gets the impression that the launch of the Agni-V intercontinental missile with a striking range of 5,000 km by India was a prominent ... Read more...

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N-capable missiles in India’s arsenal [To go with India test-fires 5,000 km Agni-V missile, China cautious (Roundup)


April 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India Thursday successfully demonstrated its 5,000-km Agni-V ballistic missile, touted as its key nuclear deterrent against China since it can hit targets such as Beijing ... Read more...

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Missiles of the world - a look at countries’ arsenals


April 19th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Before India entered into the elite club with the Thursday launch of Agni-V missile, only five countries - the US, Russia, China, France and Britain ... Read more...

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Iran seeking to build nuclear weapon: Cameron


March 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Iran is seeking to build an "inter-continental nuclear weapon" that threatens the west, British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned, urging Israel to allow time ... Read more...

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Russian submarine to reach Indian shores mid-March


February 28th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India will become the world's sixth operator of a nuclear-powered submarine next month when Russia's K-152 Nerpa attack vessel reaches the country's shores ahead of ... Read more...

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US mulls steep nuclear arsenal cuts


February 15th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The White House and Pentagon are considering several proposals that would significantly reduce the nation's nuclear arsenal, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.The US ... Read more...

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Russia may boost nuclear potential: Minister


February 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may have to boost its nuclear potential in the future amid emerging nuclear proliferation threats, Anatoly Antonov, Russia's deputy defence minister and a negotiator ... Read more...

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Gold for Iran oil report speculative: India


January 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) An Israeli website has suggested that India has agreed to pay Iran in gold for oil purchases, but Indian authorities have called the report "speculative".In ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan exchange n-facilities list (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) India and Pakistan Sunday exchanged a list of their nuclear installations under a two-decade-old pact, a statement said.The exchange of lists comes a week after ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to declare its n-doctrine, join FMCT


December 29th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) With Pakistan's nuclear arsenal a matter of growing global concern, India has pressed Pakistan to enunciate its nuclear doctrine and asked it to join global ... Read more...

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To make Pakistan behave, strengthen India ties


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Noting that Pakistan deliberately uses terrorism against India, a US scholar has advocated stronger ties with New Delhi and asking Islamabad to start cooperating or lose ... Read more...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il dead, youngest son takes over (Third Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) Kim Jong-il, the 69-year-old supreme leader of nuclear-armed North Korea, died Saturday during a train journey. His youngest son was made the "great successor", the ... Read more...

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North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-il is dead (Second Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 19 (IANS) Kim Jong-il, North Korea's top leader who ambitiously pursued a nuclear weapons programme, died Saturday during a train journey "from a great mental and physical ... Read more...

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China hiding n-arsenal in tunnel maze, say researchers


December 1st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) China is hiding its ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads in a vast network of tunnels, said a media report citing a study carried out by a ... Read more...

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Jehadis want an India-Pakistan nuke war: Hiro


November 16th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Islamists want to see a nuclear conflict between India and Pakistan but jehadi appeal in India is waning because Muslims in the country believe ... Read more...

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US ‘confident’ Pakistani nukes safe


November 10th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) Rebutting a US media report that Pakistan's atomic arsenal was vulnerable to theft, the United States has expressed confidence in Islamabad's ability to keep its nuclear ... Read more...

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US to work with India in war against terror


September 16th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The India-US relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots, says a study by two US think tanks, even as Washington vowed to work closely ... Read more...

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India-US ties can become pivot for global peace: Report


September 16th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Carefully nurtured, the India-US bilateral relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots and improve prospects for global peace and prosperity in the 21st century, ... Read more...

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US concludes ‘constructive’ talks with North Korea


July 30th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US and North Korean diplomats concluded Friday their two-day talks in New York that both sides called "constructive".North Korean First Vice Foreign Minister Kim ... Read more...

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India vows violent response in case of n-attack (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Even as India and Pakistan began talks on a warm note here, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Tuesday warned of an "absolutely violent, hard ... Read more...

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Violent response in case of n-attack: IAF chief


July 26th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With Pakistan having just tested its Nasr nuclear-capable tactical missile, India Tuesday said its retaliatory strike in case of a nuclear attack on its soil ... Read more...

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Obama extends sanctions on North Korea


June 24th, 2011 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has extended sanctions against North Korea for another year citing Pyongyang's continuing threat to stability on the Korean Peninsula.The national ... Read more...

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`US will rely on Afghanistan to tackle threats from Pakistan’


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US will be relying on Afghanistan's help to tackle threats emerging from Pakistan, said the New York Times following President Barack Obama's announement on ... Read more...

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India building credible minimal deterrence, says IAF


June 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) India is building a credible minimal deterrence to pre-empt any attack from adversaries as part of its nuclear doctrine based on no-first-use with a second strike ... Read more...

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US defends ties with Pakistan to outraged lawmakers


June 16th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Even as US lawmakers expressed outrage over the arrest of five Pakistan CIA informers by Pakistan's spy agency, the top US military official defended ... Read more...

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Terror threat to Pakistani nukes a major concern: Antony


June 10th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With a Swedish think tank warning that Pakistani nukes could fall into terrorists' hands, India Friday said this threat was a major cause of worry ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM, army chief meet president


June 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met President Asif Ali Zardari and discussed the overall security of the ... Read more...

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