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Moscow reiterates its missile defence posture


August 21st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki (Finland), Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow has warned that the implementation of the European missile defence project could become a throwback to the Cold War era.The US says the ... Read more...

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US vows to go ahead with missile shield


May 11th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and NATO will proceed with its European missile defence programme despite Russia's concerns while continuing to seek Moscow's cooperation on the issue.It was ... Read more...

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US may disclose missile defence data to Russia


March 12th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has said it is willing to disclose classified information to Russia on the missile defence shield to be deployed in Europe, a ... Read more...

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Moscow wants missile defence talks at NATO summit


March 6th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow , March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president is unlikely to attend a NATO summit in Chicago if the missile defence issue is not on its agenda, deputy foreign ... Read more...

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Russia will counter US missile defence: Medvedev


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will continue with the overhaul of its missile defence unless the US drops its plans for a European missile shield or proposes a scheme ... Read more...

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Terrorists’ cyber super-weapon sparks doomsday fear


December 6th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A computer virus which could spark a global doomsday may have fallen into terrorists' hands, The Sun reported Tuesday.Stuxnet, dubbed the world's first cyber super-weapon, is ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Obama to discuss missile defence


November 11th, 2011 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his US counterpart Barack Obama will discuss missile defence issues on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ... Read more...

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Balance needed between privacy, security: Sibal


September 21st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It is necessary to maintain a balance between the needs of privacy of individuals and genuine security concerns of the state while dealing with challenges ... Read more...

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Judge Orders DC Burger Restaurant to Close Due to Smell


October 16th, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A law firm staffed with hundreds of Washington DC’s most powerful attorneys has filed a suit to close down a small hamburger joint nearby on the grounds that ... Read more...

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‘Russia trained 4,000 Myanmar nuclear officers’


August 6th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 6 (DPA) Russia has trained 4,185 Myanmar military officers in nuclear sciences over the past decade but only a "sprinkling" of scholars have pursued the positive uses of the ... Read more...

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Obama calls for unified counter strategy to nuclear terrorism


April 13th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWashington, Apr.13 (ANI): The United States President, Barack Obama, on Tuesday gave a call for unified action against nuclear terrorism.While opening the main working session of his ... Read more...

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Britain at ‘increased’ risk of nuclear attack by Al-Qaeda: Reports


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23(ANI): Three separate UK Government reports have warned that the country faces an increased threat of a nuclear attack by Al-Qaeda terrorists.The National Security Strategy stated that "the UK does ... Read more...

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Classified documents reveal hostility between Brit, US commanders


November 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.23 (ANI): A deep hostility prevailed between British and American military commanders in Iraq, classified government documents leaked to the Daily Telegraph, have revealed.In the papers, the British chief of ... Read more...

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Obama may drop missile shield bases in Eastern Europe


September 17th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Prague, Sep 17 (DPA) US President Barack Obama may scrap plans by his predecessor, George W Bush, to install a missile defence system in Eastern Europe, the Wall Street Journal reported ... Read more...

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Britain ready to cut warheads if others do it too, says Brown


July 10th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
L'Aquila (Italy), July 10 (ANI): Britain is ready to cut its number of nuclear warheads in its Trident weapons system as part of a global deal, The Telegraph reports.Prime Minister Gordon ... Read more...

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Missile shield set to counter Iran, not Russia: Obama


July 6th, 2009 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has said that the proposed deployment of a missile shield in Europe was intended to counter Iran and Russia should not worry ... Read more...

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US will give up missile shield plans: Russian speaker


July 5th, 2009 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (RIA Novosti) The speaker of Russian parliament's upper house has hoped that the US could give up its plans to deploy a missile shield in Poland and Czech ... Read more...

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Pakistan has no strategy in place to tackle Taliban’s expanding writ: US Expert


April 24th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.24 (ANI): Questions are being raised over Pakistan's capability and willingness to counter the expanding writ of the Taliban, and now a US expert has said that Islamabad does not ... Read more...

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US, Russia admit differences over missile shield


April 1st, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his US counterpart Barack Obama Wednesday admitted that there were still differences between the two nations over the issue of US-proposed ... Read more...

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Medvedev hopes to discuss missile shield with Obama


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Sunday he hoped to discuss US plans to deploy a missile shield system in Central Europe with his American counterpart Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Barrack Obama may cancel funding for US laser warplane to save costs


December 24th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, after assuming office, US President-elect Barack Obamas administration may cancel funding for a new technology to be used in a US ... Read more...

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ONIC releases ‘Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World’ Thursday


November 21st, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Projection by the federal government's top intelligence analysts titled 'Global Trends 2025: A Transformed World' which has been prepared and finally released by Office of the Director of National Intelligence, on Thursday ... Read more...

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American influence will fade by 2025: NIC report


November 21st, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): The National Intelligence Council, an independent US Government body, has forecasted that the political, economic and military influence of America will substantially decline over the next two ... Read more...

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US expert says Qaeda doesnt have capability to develop N-arsenal


October 24th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Rome , Oct 24 (ANI): Rejecting CIA Director Michael Haydens assessment that Al Qaeda was a top nuclear concern, a leading US expert has said that the international terrorist organization only ... Read more...

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Ukraine seeks integration with European missile defence


August 17th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Kiev (Ukraine), Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine may integrate its early warning missile system with Europe or propose other countries use its missile defence capabilities, the foreign ministry has said. Earlier in ... Read more...

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Russia calls US missile shield ‘dead cat’


August 16th, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Brussels, Aug 16 (RIA Novosti) Russia's envoy to NATO has compared the US missile defence system to "a dead cat", since its effectiveness can only be verified as a result of ... Read more...

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US missile shield in Europe targets Russia: Medvedev


August 16th, 2008 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Sochi (Russia), Aug 15 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Friday said that a planned US missile defence shield for Central Europe is aimed against Russia, but Moscow is ready to ... Read more...

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US foreign policy in Europe requires teeth, says Washington Times editorial


August 14th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
As the world watches who will win the medal contest in the Beijing Olympics, an editorial in the Washington Times has opined that even more gripping and significant showdown is taking ... Read more...

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Russia could deploy bombers in Latin America, North Africa: report


July 24th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 24 (RIA Novosti) Russian strategic bombers may soon be deployed at airbases in Cuba, Venezuela and Algeria as a response to the US missile shield in Europe and NATO's ... Read more...

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Russia may station combat aircraft in Cuba


July 21st, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 21 (RIA Novosti) Russian combat aircraft could be stationed in Cuba in a bid to counter US plans to deploy a missile shield in central Europe, a Russian daily ... Read more...

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Medvedev calls for European summit on security treaty


July 16th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 16 (RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday called for a pan-European summit to draw up a common security treaty in the region. Medvedev made this call while meeting ... Read more...

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Iran’s missile tests prove US shield not needed


July 11th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow, July 11 (DPA) Iran's ongoing long-range missile tests prove the uselessness of US plans to build a missile shield in Eastern Europe, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. The tests ... Read more...

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US, Czech Republic sign missile shield deal (Lead)


July 9th, 2008 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
DPA Prague, July 8 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her Czech counterpart Karel Schwarzenberg signed a treaty Tuesday under which the Czech Republic is to host a radar base for ... Read more...

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Medvedev says no progress on key issues after talks with Bush


July 8th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Toyako (Japan), July 8 (RIA Novosti) Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday said talks with his US counterpart George W. Bush yielded little progress on key controversial issues, but both sides said ... Read more...

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Russia, US in deadlock over missile shield


July 7th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Toyako (Japan), July 7 (RIA Novosti) Russia has told the US that Washington's plan to set up a missile base in Lithuania would be "absolutely unacceptable" to Moscow. The Russian view ... Read more...

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