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Eight killed in Nigeria suicide bombing


August 6th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 6 (IANS) At least six soldiers and two civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack Sunday on a military post in Nigeria's northeast city of Damaturu ... Read more...

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Seven die in attack on Pakistani army camp


July 9th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Six soldiers and a policeman were killed when militants attacked an army camp in Pakistan's eastern district of Gujrat early Monday morning, the army said.The attack ... Read more...

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Ammo blast kills six in Russia


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Six soldiers died in western Russia Wednesday when ammunition they were unloading for destruction exploded, the defence ministry said.Three others were injured in the explosion ... Read more...

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Yemen denies military base’ seizure by militants


May 28th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 28 (IANS) The Yemeni defense ministry has denied reports suggesting anti-government armed tribesmen took control over military bases and shot down military planes outside the capital, ... Read more...

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Six soldiers killed in terrorist attack in central Yemen


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six security men were killed early on Saturday by suspected terrorists in Yemen's central province of Baidha'a, a security source said.The state-run Saba news agency ... Read more...

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‘18 Pakistani PoWs still awaiting release after 39 years’


December 16th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Eighteen Pakistani prisoners of war (PoWs) who were taken into custody by the Indian Army after the 1971 war are still languishing in Indian jails, a ... Read more...

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28 Al Qaeda men arrested in Yemen


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Sep 22 (IANS) Twenty-eight suspected Al Qaeda militants were arrested Wednesday in Yemen's Shabwa province where a military offensive was launched against the terror outfit, the defence ministry said. A battle between ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq attacks


August 27th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 27 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and 23 injured Friday in separate attacks across Iraq that mainly targeted security forces, police said. In the northern city of Mosul, six ... Read more...

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Six killed as inmates escape Tajik prison


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twenty-five inmates escaped from a prison in Tajikistan's capital of Dushanbe overnight, killing six security personnel in a dramatic jail break, a police source said Monday. The incident ... Read more...

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With More Than 60 Dead, July Becomes Deadliest Month Of Afghan War


August 1st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If the controversial "Wikileaks" leak of classified war documents in July pointed out in front of the whole world the stark number of American soldiers who ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda militants kill six Yemeni soldiers


July 26th, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), July 26 (DPA) Suspected Al Qaeda militants attacked a military checkpoint in south-eastern Yemen Sunday, killing six soldiers. A security source told DPA that the assailants opened fire at soldiers manning ... Read more...

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Study: Ecstasy may help PTSD patients


July 20th, 2010 - 12:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washignton DC, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Averagely, one out of every six soldiers who return from the war in Afghanistan or Iraq come home with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These affected soldiers ... Read more...

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Australians among six NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 21 (DPA) Six soldiers including three Australians were killed Monday in a helicopter crash and two roadside bombings in southern Afghanistan, officials said. Three Australians and a NATO soldier were killed ... Read more...

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Two policemen killed in Bangkok


May 8th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 8 (DPA) Unknown assailants attacked policemen guarding an area occupied by an anti-government demonstration, killing two officers and wounding nine people, police said Saturday. In the first attack, occurring ... Read more...

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Thailand PM announces election date


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 3 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva Monday announced plans to hold a general election November 14, in a bid to end the country's political crisis, media reports said. The ... Read more...

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Operation Khoj in Kashmir the biggest against terrorists


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 3 (IANS) A senior army commander Saturday claimed that the operation against terrorists in Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir for the past week was one of the biggest in recent ... Read more...

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30 militants, six soldiers killed in Pakistan (Lead)


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (DPA) At least 30 Islamist insurgents and six soldiers were killed Saturday in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, a security official said. The fighting took place in ... Read more...

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Six soldiers, 25 militants killed in Pakistan clashes (Lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (DPA) Six soldiers and 25 Islamist insurgents were killed Wednesday in clashes in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, a security official said.The fighting started in the ... Read more...

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Six killed, 12 injured as avalanche buries Kashmir army camp (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least six soldiers of the Indian Army were killed and 12 injured Monday when a massive avalanche struck a high altitude warfare training camp in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Six killed, 450 trapped as avalanche buries Kashmir army camp (Lead)


February 8th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) At least six soldiers of the Indian Army were killed and more than 450 trapped Monday when a massive avalanche struck a high altitude warfare training camp in ... Read more...

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Six soldiers, three of those from the United States, die in Afghanistan


January 11th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six soldiers were killed in three separate incidents in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said.Three of the casualties were from the United States, according to the ... Read more...

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Six Ecuadorian soldiers killed in plane crash


January 7th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Jan 7 (IANS) Six soldiers were killed when the Ecuadorian military plane they were travelling in crashed, according to army sources. The crash, which occurred Wednesday at around 130 km southeast ... Read more...

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Mexico Chopper Crash Claims One Soldier And Leaves Others Injured


December 24th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Guerrero, a southern state in Mexico witnessed a helicopter crash on Wednesday and the accident claimed one life and left two soldiers wounded. The Mexican Defense Department ... Read more...

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Six soldiers, 14 Taliban killed in Pakistan


November 21st, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (DPA) At least 14 militants and six soldiers were killed Saturday in the latest fighting in the ongoing military operation in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region, the army ... Read more...

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Over 50 killed in Pakistan fighting (Lead)


October 27th, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (DPA) At least 11 soldiers and 40 militants died in fierce clashes in Pakistan's troubled northwestern region, security officials said Monday. Around half of the casualties ... Read more...

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200,000 flee South Waziristan as Pak Army steps up offensive


October 26th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 26 (ANI): Around 200,000 people have reportedly abandoned their homes in South Waziristan as the Pakistan Army has stepped up its offensive in the region, an army spokesman said on ... Read more...

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41 killed in Pakistan suicide bombing (Third Lead)


October 12th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (Xinhua) At least 41 people were killed and 45 others injured Monday in a suicide bomb attack at a crowded market in northwest Pakistan, TV reports said. The bomb ... Read more...

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19 die as Pakistan Army HQ siege ends, 39 hostages freed (Roundup)


October 11th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani troops stormed the army headquarters here at dawn Sunday to end a siege by Islamists, with the stunning two-day drama leaving 19 people dead and the ... Read more...

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Pakistani commandoes storm army base, free hostages (Second lead)


October 11th, 2009 - 8:25 am ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 11 (DPA) Pakistani commandoes stormed a building Sunday morning in an army compound here, freeing more than two dozen hostages held by militants, an Army spokesman said. Explosions and gunfire were ... Read more...

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Pak needs to take a strong action against terrorists operating from its soil: Antony


October 10th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.10 (ANI): Defense Mnister A.K. Antony on Saturday said Pakistan needed to take a determined and strong action against the terrorists operating from its soil, not just to satisfy ... Read more...

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Pakistan blocks TV channels for covering attack on army HQ


October 10th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (DPA) The Pakistani government Saturday blocked the transmissions of four private news channels as they were covering a stand-off at the military headquarters in Rawalpindi where six soldiers died ... Read more...

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Fourth French soldier dies in Afghanistan


September 28th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS/KABUL (BNO NEWS) – A fourth French soldier died in Afghanistan on Sunday, the office of President Sarkozy said. Earlier, on Saturday, three other French soldiers were killed in an accident.Sunday's accident ... Read more...

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Six soldiers die in Afghanistan; three of them in combat


September 27th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) – Six NATO troops died during several incidents in Afghanistan on Saturday and Sunday, the ISAF alliance said on Sunday.One U.S. soldier died of wounds sustained when an ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing in Kabul kills nine, injures 38 (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 17 (DPA) A suicide attack against an Italian military convoy shook the Afghan capital Kabul Thursday, leaving six soldiers and at least three civilians dead and 38 others wounded, ... Read more...

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What about war crimes? - Kargil hero’s family to government


July 26th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) A decade ago Captain Saurabh Kalia and five of his men were captured by insurgents in the icy hills of Kargil and tortured for days before their mutilated ... Read more...

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