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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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Pakistan halts firing at LoC


June 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops have stopped firing at Indian positions on the Jammu and Kashmir border but have not agreed to a meeting with the Indian Army, officials ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu


June 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Troops from the Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt from Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of the Jammu region late Friday ... Read more...

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British, Estonian troops killed in southern Afghanistan


October 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two British and Estonian soldiers serving with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed on Saturday as a result of two separate insurgent attacks in southern ... Read more...

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‘Foreign troops’ killed in Kabul airport shooting


April 27th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 27(ANI): Foreign troops were among a number of people killed and wounded when a man wearing military uniform opened fire at the military part of Kabul airport today."We can ... Read more...

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Brit pilot escapes bullet hit while evacuating civilians from Libya


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): A British Royal Air Force pilot steered his aircraft, carrying 150 civilian passengers, from Libya to safety despite receiving a bullet hit on his helmet.The brave airman ... Read more...

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NATO air strike accidentally kills four Afghan soldiers


December 17th, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- An air strike by international forces in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday killed at least four Afghan soldiers, according to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on Thursday.ISAF ... Read more...

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Dozens of suspected Afghan insurgents killed in latest NATO operations


December 12th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 12 (ANI): At least 40 suspected insurgents were killed in a spate of rare wintertime clashes in Afghanistan, including an airstrike which killed 25 people, NATO officials said.NATO's statement, issued ... Read more...

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80 Taliban killed in failed attack on NATO combat post in Afghanistan near Pak border


October 31st, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Khost, Oct 31 (ANI): Eighty Taliban insurgents were killed during a failed attack on a NATO combat outpost in Afghanistan near its border with Pakistan, an Afghan official ... Read more...

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Taliban attack two NATO bases in Afghanistan


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 28 (DPA) Taliban militants attacked two bases of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in eastern Afghanistan in predawn raids Saturday. Militants attacked the bases in Khost province with indirect ... Read more...

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Pakistan to seek UN help in hijacked crewmen release


August 27th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan Friday said it may seek the help of the UN for safe release of the Pakistani crew on board a hijacked Panama-flagged cargo vessel. Somali pirates hijacked the ... Read more...

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Major ceasefire violation by Pak Army along LoC in Poonch


August 19th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 19 (ANI): There has been a major ceasefire violation in the Krishnaghati sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District, with Pakistani ... Read more...

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Panama-flagged merchant vessel carrying cement bags hijacked in the Gulf of Aden


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by BNO News
GULF OF ADEN (BNO NEWS) -- A Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel carrying more than two dozen crew members was hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on early Monday, the European ... Read more...

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Eight US soldiers among 25 killed in Afghanistan


July 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (DPA) Eight US soldiers died in attacks in southern Afghanistan while 14 civilians and three security forces were killed elsewhere in the country, officials said Wednesday. The NATO-led led ... Read more...

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Six NATO soldiers killed in Afghan attacks


July 10th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 10 (DPA) Six soldiers of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed in separate insurgent attacks and an accidental explosion in Afghanistan Saturday, the military alliance said. Three ... Read more...

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Holbrooke’s plane lands in Afghanistan despite small arms fire


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (DPA) The US special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, landed in Afghanistan's contested Marjah region despite small-arms fire on the ground, US officials said Monday. P.J. Crowley, ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier who died in Afghanistan identified


June 9th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death and identification of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.2nd Lt. Michael E. McGahan, 23, of Orlando, Florida ... Read more...

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Ten coalition service members die after series of deadly attacks in Afghanistan


June 8th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Ten coalition service members were killed in a series of deadly attacks against NATO forces in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Monday, NATO said.Five coalition service members were ... Read more...

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Three coalition service members killed in southern Afghanistan


June 7th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Three coalition service members were killed in southern Afghanistan on Monday, NATO said.Two service members were killed in an improvised explosive device attack while a third died as ... Read more...

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British soldiers, policeman killed in Afghanistan


June 5th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kandahar, June 5 (DPA) A blast killed one police officer and injured 15 other people Saturday in southern Afghanistan, where two NATO-led British soldiers had also been killed in an earlier ... Read more...

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Rockets, gunfire mar Afghan peace jirga’s opening (Fourth Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (DPA) At least three rockets landed Wednesday outside an Afghan peace assembly attended by hundreds of elders and lawmakers, and Taliban fighters battled troops shortly after President Hamid ... Read more...

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Rockets fired near Kabul peace assembly, Karzai unhurt (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) Two rockets fired by militants landed near the venue of a peace assembly or 'jirga' inaugurated by President Hamid Karzai in the Afghanistan capital Wednesday but there ... Read more...

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Civilian, NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan


May 31st, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 31 (DPA) NATO said Monday that one of its soldiers was killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, where another foreign soldier was killed in a small arms ... Read more...

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One Indian soldier injured in six-hour firing on LOC (Third Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) An Indian soldier was injured Sunday when Pakistani troops fired mortars on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an official ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire mortars on LoC, one Indian soldier hurt (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) One Indian soldier was injured Sunday when Pakistani troops fired mortars on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna Ghati in Mendhar area of Jammu ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani armies exchange heavy fire on LoC (Lead)


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) In a a major incident of ceasefire violation, the Indian and Pakistani armies were engaged in a heavy gunbattle Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Krishna ... Read more...

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Missouri soldier killed in Afghanistan attack


May 15th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. soldier from Missouri was killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed on Saturday.Spc. Denis D. Kisseloff, ... Read more...

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Washington-based soldier from Alaska dies of wounds sustained in Afghanistan


March 20th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by BNO News
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- A Washington-based soldier from Alaska on Wednesday died of wounds sustained in southern Afghanistan, Alaska Governor Sean Parnell said on Friday.Sergeant Joel David Clarkson, 23, of Fairbanks, ... Read more...

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Female Afghan legislator survives attack


March 7th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 6 (DPA) A female Afghan lawmaker survived an attack on her convoy east of Kabul, but two of her bodyguards were injured, officials said Saturday. Fauzia Kofi, who represents ... Read more...

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Marine from Columbus, Ind. dies in Afghanistan


February 21st, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by BNO News
COLUMBUS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) -- A Marine from Columbis, Indiana was killed in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, the U.S. Department of Defense said on Saturday.Sgt. Jeremy R. McQueary, 27, died while supporting ... Read more...

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Two coalition soldiers die in Afghan shootings


February 20th, 2010 - 4:55 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition soldiers were killed in two separate shootings in southern Afghanistan on Friday, NATO officials said. One of the soldiers died during Operation Moshtarak.One of the two ... Read more...

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Two more British soldiers killed in Afghanistan


February 16th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Two more British soldiers were killed in southern Afghanistan, the British Ministry of Defence said on Monday.One soldier from 2nd Battalion, serving as part of the The Duke ... Read more...

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US apologizes after errant rocket strike kills 10 civilians in Afghanistan


February 15th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Marja (Afghanistan), Feb 15(ANI): An errant US rocket hit a compound sheltering Afghan civilians in the last Taliban stronghold in Helmand Province on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, including five ... Read more...

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Two coalition soldiers killed in Afghanistan


February 15th, 2010 - 5:41 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two more coalition soldiers, including a Briton, were killed in two separate incidents in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday.The British soldier, from 6 RIFLES serving as part ... Read more...

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NATO troops gain control of Taliban hotbeds in Afghanistan (Lead)


February 14th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 14 (IANS) The NATO-led forces Sunday claimed to have gained control over Marjah and other major strongholds of the Taliban militants in Afghanistan as the new offensive involving over ... Read more...

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