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US warship, Japanese oil tanker collide in Gulf


August 12th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A guided missile destroyer of the US Navy collided with a Japanese oil tanker Sunday in the Persian Gulf, with no injuries reported on either ... Read more...

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Southern Philippine rebels clash and kill 12 soldiers


July 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAMBOANGA CITY, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- At least twelve soldiers and five rebels were confirmed dead after clashes broke out in southern Philippines, officials said Thursday.Fighting broke out at around 7:30 a.m. ... Read more...

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42 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


June 17th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 17 (IANS) Over 40 Taliban militants have been killed and 37 suspects detained during joint security operations in different provinces of Afghanistan in last 24 hours, the ... Read more...

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Military operation in Pakistan may displace 600,000 people


June 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) Military operation against the militants in a Pakistani tribal region will displace nearly 600, 000 people, an international aid agency has said.According to Save the ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs $840 mn for rehabilitation: UN


April 29th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan needs around $840 million to meet the requirements of 7.2 million people affected by floods and insecurity, the UN said Sunday.The "Early Recovery Framework" programme ... Read more...

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UN estimates another $840 mn needed for Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan needs additional funding of $840 million to overcome humanitarian problems caused by flooding and insecurity, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Wednesday."The UN ... Read more...

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Government losing its way in Maoist minefield


April 24th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Two Italians kidnapped in Odisha, then a legislator and now a collector in Chhattisgarh. The high profile abductions have again focused attention on the ... Read more...

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Satellite phones to help Bihar fight Maoists, floods


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Satellite phones will be installed at 85 places in Maoist and flood-affected districts of Bihar for better communications in times of emergency, officials Monday said.An official ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 flee fighting in northwestern Pakistan: UNHCR


March 31st, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 30 (IANS) An estimated 101,160 people, mostly women and children, have been displaced since Jan 20 when government troops began security operations against militant groups in Khyber Agency ... Read more...

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South Korea tightens security ahead of n-summit


March 24th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 24 (IANS) South Korea has stepped up security efforts to ensure a successful and smooth Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul.The second Nuclear Security Summit to be held March ... Read more...

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Coast Guard opens third station in Maharashtra


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 22 (IANS) As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen coastal security, the Indian Coast Guard inaugurated its third station in Maharashtra at Dahanu in Thane district here ... Read more...

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Three Taliban killed in Afghanistan


December 29th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 29 (IANS) Three suspected Taliban were killed and four detained as Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops launched a series of security operations across the country, said ... Read more...

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Three Afghan Taliban killed, 32 held


December 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Three Taliban insurgents were killed and 32 arrested during a series of joint military operations carried out in various Afghan provinces over the last 24 ... Read more...

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13 insurgents killed, 8 held in Afghanistan


December 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 10 (IANS) Afghan and NATO-led forces have killed over a dozen anti-government insurgents while capturing eight others over the last 24 hours during a series of security ... Read more...

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13 Taliban insurgents killed in Afghanistan


November 26th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 13 insurgents were killed and 17 suspects detained by Afghan police during security operations over the last 24 hours, the Afghan interior ministry ... Read more...

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Navi Mumbai mulls hovercraft services


November 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The city administration is planning to reintroduce hovercraft travel between south Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, an official said Wednesday.City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) of ... Read more...

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India’s restraint in tackling terror remarkable, says US senator


October 4th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) India's restraint in the face of continuing terrorist attacks by Pakistan-based groups is nothing short of remarkable and in keeping with the best traditions of India, ... Read more...

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23 police officers arrested over alleged ties with drug cartel in central Mexico


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
GUANAJUATO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Monday announced that 23 police officers were arrested over their alleged ties with La Familia drug carter in central Mexico, El Universal newspaper reported.The ... Read more...

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Royal wedding security operations dubbed a ‘huge success’


April 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London. Apr 30 (ANI): The biggest ever security operation for the royal wedding has been described as a 'huge success' after Scotland Yard mounted a series of pre-emptive strikes.In the days ... Read more...

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Giant security operations underway for royal wedding


April 19th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding will be covered by huge security operations, including surveillance by the UK police and CCTV cameras on ground and in ... Read more...

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Unprecedented security for cricket World Cup final


March 26th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Over 10,000 police personnel in uniform and plainclothes and the Indian Air Force will be drafted for security during the final of the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Vivek Lall quits Boeing, to join Indian aerospace company


March 17th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Vivek Lall, the soft-spoken vice president for Boeing's defence, space and security operations in India, is quitting the world's biggest aerospace company to join one ... Read more...

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Wikileaks suspect’s prison psychiatrists accused of ‘violating ethical duties as doctors’


March 16th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A leading group of doctors in the US have accused psychiatrists in Quantico, Virginia, of 'violating their ethical duties as doctors' for subjecting the suspected WikiLeaks source Bradley ... Read more...

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Peace talks with North East rebel leaders ‘good’: Pillai


March 6th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar.6 (ANI): Union Home Secretary GK Pillai has described the progress of the ongoing peace talks between the Government and the rebel outfits in the North East such as the ... Read more...

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Russian parliament votes in favor of police reform bill


January 29th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- The lower house of the Russian Parliament, the State Duma, on Friday voted in favor of the police reform bill, RIA Novosti reported.The police reform legislation was ... Read more...

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Obama discusses US’ goals for Afghanistan, Pakistan in year 2011


January 28th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28(ANI): US President Barack Obama discussed American goals for Afghanistan and Pakistan in the year 2011 during a meeting with senior officials at the White House, as he gears ... Read more...

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Riots erupt in Lebanon after designation of Hezbollah’s Mikati as PM


January 26th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (BNO NEWS) -- Riots and protests on Tuesday erupted after Lebanon's President Michel Suleiman designated Najib Mikati as Prime Minsiter designate, the state-run National News Agency reported.Many demonstrators have been ... Read more...

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Pak security forces detain 39 suspected militants following clash in Mohmand


January 4th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Khar, Jan 4 (ANI): Pakistan's security forces have detained 39 suspected insurgents in the aftermath of a militant attack and a subsequent clash in Mohmand tribal region.Militants attacked a checkpoint on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US combat operations in Afghanistan will continue even after 2014: Eikenberry


December 24th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 24 (ANI): United States troops will continue military operations in Afghanistan even after 2014, if suggested by the Afghan government, US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry has said.Recently, US Vice ... Read more...

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Lack of cohesion among maritime agencies led to Mumbai attacks: Navy Chief


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): The Mumbai terror attacks took place due to a lack of coordination between maritime security agencies, resulting in the death of 166 people in ... Read more...

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Texas Governor Perry backs sending U.S. troops into Mexico to combat drug cartels


November 20th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
AUSTIN, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry said he would support sending U.S. troops into Mexico to combat drug cartels.Gov. Perry, during an interview with MSNBC on Thursday said ... Read more...

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Chidambaram for stepped up offensive against Bodo militants (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 12 (IANS) The central government Friday ordered stepped up security offensives against the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) while keeping the doors open for peace talks if ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to review security strategy in Assam


November 12th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister P.C. Chidambaram will be here Friday to review the security situation in Assam in view of stepped up attacks by tribal separatists, who have killed ... Read more...

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Review to decide pace of US pullout from Afghanistan


November 10th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) A White House review of the Afghan war will help President Barack Obama decide the "path" and "pace" of the US drawdown of troops and ... Read more...

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Highly-coordinated security operations for Obama visit


November 4th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A highly-coordinated security operation is being jointly conducted by Indian and US Indian agencies for the four-day visit of US President Barack ... Read more...

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