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Israel builds wall on Lebanese border


April 30th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 30 (IANS) Israel Monday began building a wall along its border with Lebanon. The wall will separate the Lebanese village of Kfar Kila from Israel's settlement of Metula, ... Read more...

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LeT raises new all-women terror outfit for Kashmir


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistan-based militant outfit Laskhkar-e-Toiba has raised an exclusive women's extremist outfit and has trained 21 girls at a camp near Muzzafarabad in Pakistani Kashmir for ... Read more...

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Brit Army to get supergun to counter Taliban snipers


March 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): The British Army is testing rifles fitted with a "gunfire locator" pod which uses sonar to calculate an enemy's position within 1.3 seconds in order to counter ... Read more...

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Pitt to do cameo in Jolie’s directiorial venture?


November 17th, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is likely to make a cameo appearance in partner Angelina Jolie's debut directorial venture.The "Inglourious Basterds" star has filmed his scene Saturday, ... Read more...

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When seven Nepal brothers served the India Army


August 13th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) In Manakamna, a town in western Nepal's Gorkha district, seven brothers will be glued to their television sets on Aug 15, India's Independence Day. The Thapa ... Read more...

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Margaret Moth Succumbs After Three Years Battle Against Colon Cancer


March 22nd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Rochester, March 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday, Mar 21, the famous Photojournalist of CNN, Margaret Moth, who had dared her life many times to bring back for the viewers the ... Read more...

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Saudi fighter jets resume pounding Yemen rebels


November 7th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), Nov 6 (DPA) Saudi air force jets resumed shelling positions of Shia rebels on the country's southwestern border with Yemen for the third day Friday, the rebel group said in ... Read more...

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UN to probe Musharraf on unanswered questions on death of Benazir


September 19th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.19 (ANI): United Nations investigators are preparing to question former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf about the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, amid mounting doubts over official versions of how she ... Read more...

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Over 40 killed in Philippines fighting


August 13th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (Philippines), Aug 13 (DPA) Twenty-three soldiers and more than 20 militants from the Abu Sayyaf group have been killed in fierce fighting in the southern Philippines, the military said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka needs to come on UN radar, says rights group


April 17th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka needs to be put on the radar of the UN Security Council to end the grave sufferings of Tamil civilians trapped in the war zone, ... Read more...

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UN warns of bloodbath for 100,000 Sri Lankans


April 16th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
New York/Colombo, April 16 (DPA) More than 100,000 people are in mortal danger in Sri Lanka if security forces continue their offensive against dug-in rebels, the UN has warned. John Holmes, the UN ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan security forces resume operations after holiday lull


April 15th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 15 (DPA) Security forces in Sri Lanka have resumed military operations in the north-eastern part of the country, ending a 48-hour suspension of military operations to mark traditional New Year ... Read more...

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Fresh clashes kill three, injure 30 in Lebanon


June 23rd, 2008 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beirut, June 23 (DPA) At least three persons were killed and 30 others wounded in clashes that raged Sunday in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli between the country's Hezbollah-led opposition and ... Read more...

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Bush takes potshots at his successors


April 28th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr.28 (ANI): At his last White House Correspondents' Dinner, U.S. President George Bush played to the crowd in style, marking the event by striking a series of bizarre poses, conducting ... Read more...

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Hillary asks Bill Clinton to keep his mouth shut


April 12th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has asked her husband, Bill Clinton, to keep his mouth shut and stop making excuses, which compounded her false claim that she ... Read more...

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Designers ask Nepal’s politicians to have better dress sense


April 7th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 7 (IANS) With all eyes on Nepal as it holds a historic election Thursday, the Himalayan nation's designers are suggesting a dress makeover for their top politicians so ... Read more...

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