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India must covertly target terrorists like Hafiz Saeed: Book


May 18th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) If India wants to destroy terrorism, then it must target terrorist leaders in India and abroad, including the Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, a new book says."In ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to North Korea over the latter's insistence on launching a satellite, a Pentagon official said."We have been ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should quit over terror list errors: BJP (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation for putting out an erroneous terror list of India's 50 Most ... Read more...

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Thai soldier killed less than one day after ceasefire agreed with Cambodia


April 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Less than one day after Thailand and Cambodia agreed to ceasefire, border clashes erupted overnight, killing one Thai soldier, as four others were injured on the eighth ... Read more...

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Thai PM to dissolve parliament before June


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 17 (IANS) Thailand's deputy prime minister for security affairs Suthep Thuagsuban reiterated Thursday that Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva had sent a clear signal that parliament should be dissolved before ... Read more...

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Strategic guru K Subrahmanyam cremated with full honours


February 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): K Subrahmanyam, the doyen of the strategic affairs community in India, a distinguished former civil servant and a prolific writer, was cremated with full honours at the ... Read more...

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Strategic guru and thinker K. Subrahmanyam is dead (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) K. Subrahmanyam, the pre-eminent security and foreign policy analyst who played a key role in shaping the government and public thinking on key issues and helped ... Read more...

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Strategic guru K.Subrahmanyam is dead (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) K. Subrahmanyam, the pre-eminent security and foreign policy thinker who played a key role in shaping government and public thinking on key issues and helped ... Read more...

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Subrahmanyam was key architect of India’s security doctrine: Ansari


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Wednesday condoled the death of K.Subrahmanyam, the doyen of strategic affairs in India, and described him as one of the key architects of ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari condoles demise of K. Subrahmanyam


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has condoled the demise of K. Subrahmanyam, the doyen of the strategic affairs community in India, a distinguished former civil servant and ... Read more...

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Kashmir security reviewed ahead of BJP’s flag hoisting plan


January 16th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government and the security agencies here Sunday chalked out a strategy to prevent trouble in the Valley due to the Bharatiya Janata Party's ... Read more...

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Navy chief begins four-day visit to Indonesia


January 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Nirmal Verma, on Monday left New Delhi on a four day official visit to Indonesia.During his visit, Admiral Verma will ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia to boost anti-piracy cooperation


January 10th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Cooperation between India and Indonesia on maritime security and intelligence sharing on anti-piracy operations is set to get a major boost during navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma's ... Read more...

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‘Unprepared’ Pak confronts challenge of fighting burqa-clad suicide bombers


December 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27(ANI): Pakistan's security officials and experts have called for a review of security arrangements across the country to be prepared for future burqa-clad suicide bombers.It comes after a suicide ... Read more...

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“Qaeda plotted to take hostages in Mumbai-style ‘Euro Plot’ for release of 9/11 mastermind”


October 29th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Oct 29 (ANI): Al-Qaeda planned to take hostages in its Mumbai-style attacks on Britain, France and Germany in a possible 'Euro Plot' to demand the release of 9/11 terror mastermind ... Read more...

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US says China’s military secrecy could lead to “misunderstandings and miscalculations”


August 18th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): A US defence department report has claimed that the growth of China's military is shrouded in secrecy which could give rise to "misunderstandings and miscalculations".The annual Pentagon report ... Read more...

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ISI spreads its net in the north-east region


July 26th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is attempting to spread its network in the north east region , according to reports. It has been reported that ISI agents are now ... Read more...

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Closer ties with India, China no threat to either: US


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 2 (IANS) The United States says its closer relations with India and China should not be seen as a threat to either as all three play an ... Read more...

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Thai Government wins no-confidence vote


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, June 2 (ANI): Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva's government survived a no-confidence vote on Wednesday morning after a majority of MPs voted in support of him.The Bangkok Post quoted television ... Read more...

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U.S. arms sales to Taiwan biggest obstacle to China-U.S. military ties


May 25th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): U.S. arms sales to Taiwan remain the biggest obstacle to China-U.S. military ties, Xinhua quoted a senior Chinese military official, as saying on Tuesday.Ma Xiaotian, deputy chief ... Read more...

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Role of NSA is PM’s privilege: Chidambaram


February 1st, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday refused to comment on the role of new National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon in internal security affairs, pointing out that it ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister denies meeting Musharraf in Saudi Arabia


September 1st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who recently visited Saudi Arabia, has categorically denied meeting former President Pervez Musharraf.There were reports that Musharraf was in Saudi Arabia and ... Read more...

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Thai Election Commission disqualifies 13 lawmakers


July 16th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 16 (DPA) Thailand's Election Commission ruled Thursday that 13 members of the ruling Democrat Party should lose their status as members of parliament for holding shares in companies involved in ... Read more...

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Post-mutiny, Bangladesh Army proposes ‘Quick Reaction Force’


June 8th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) The Bangladesh Army has proposed forming a crisis management force to deal with situations like militancy and bombings in the aftermath of the mutiny by the border ... Read more...

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Obama for boosting strategic partnership with India


April 30th, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 30 (IANS) President Barack Obama 's pick for a key Pentagon policy post has indicated that he favours bolstering the relationship the previous Bush administration fashioned with ... Read more...

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US-China defense talks the best in more than a decade, says official


March 2nd, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 2 (ANI): A senior US defense official has claimed that the first defense talks between Beijing and Washington after Barack Obama took office were the best in more than ... Read more...

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Keeping pace with Chinas growing arsenal top priority for Obama: Washington Times


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Chinas Communist Party leadership has been accumulating weapons at a startling rate which would be one of the top priorities for the Obama Administration to establish policy ... Read more...

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Benazir murder probe to cost UN 40 million dollar


September 28th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 28 (ANI): The probe into the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto will cost the United Nations 40 million dollar and the world body would generate ... Read more...

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After Georgia, will there be other separatist hotspots?


August 16th, 2008 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Ben Nimmo Brussels, Aug 16 (DPA) When Western powers in February gave their blessing to the independence of the Serbian province of Kosovo, opponents warned it would trigger separatist violence across Europe. ... Read more...

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Military aid to Pak to be closely scrutinised at Capitol Hill


June 25th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 25 (ANI): The US Congress is set this week to closely scrutinise the military assistance and compensation which it has been giving to Pakistan over the years in ... Read more...

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Yemeni authorities bust Al Qaeda cell, arrest 11 members


May 29th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Sanaa, May 29 (DPA) Authorities in Yemen arrested 11 suspected members of the Al Qeada terrorist network in the capital, security sources said Thursday. The suspects, detained in the past days, gave ... Read more...

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US, Israeli and Palestinian officials meet to debate ‘road map’


March 14th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jerusalem, March 14 (DPA) US General William Fraser held his first trilateral meeting with Israeli and Palestinian officials Friday, after he was appointed by President George W. Bush to supervise both sides' ... Read more...

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China criticises Pentagon report on its “military prowess”


March 5th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in China has strongly criticised a Pentagon report on China's military modernization, claiming that facts have been distorted. "It is also an interference in ... Read more...

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China hikes military budget


March 4th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Beijing, March 4 (DPA) China announced 17.6 percent increase in its annual military budget Tuesday, but denied the US charge that Chinese military build-up could fuel instability in Asia. The draft defence ... Read more...

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US concerned about secretive Chinese military build-up


March 4th, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, March 4 (DPA) China's secretive military build-up could fuel instability in Asia and create confusion about Beijing's intentions, the Pentagon has said in a report. "The lack of transparency in China's ... Read more...

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