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Israel will hit anyone planning to attack its citizens: PM

March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 11 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday that Israel would continue to strike at any group trying to attack Israeli citizens."We will continue to hit ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief takes refuge in Niger

October 23rd, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Niamey (Niger), Oct 23 (IANS) The intelligence chief of killed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has taken refuge in Niger on the southern border with Libya, Xinhua reported.Bazoum Mohamed, Niger's minister ... Read more...

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Ex-Libyan prime minister jailed in Tunisia

September 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi was sentenced to six months in prison Thursday by a Tunisian court, Xinhua reported Friday. Al-Mahmudi was arrested along with his ... Read more...

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2,000 land mines found in Colombia in 2011

September 19th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The army has found a total of 1,961 land mines this year in a jungle province on Colombia's southern border with Ecuador and Peru, a military ... Read more...

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9/11 changed life along US-Mexico border

September 11th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Arizona, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) The terror attack of Sep 11, 2001, forever changed the dynamics of life along the US-Mexico border with increased militarisation, use of technology and sanctions against ... Read more...

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Algeria doesn’t permit Gaddafi regime officials to enter

September 5th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Sep 5 (IANS) A number of military and intelligence officers of the Muammar Gaddafi regime fled to Libya's border with Algeria, but their request for entry was turned down ... Read more...

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After roses, Bangalore firm to grow foodcrops in Ethiopia

August 31st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Aug 31 (IANS) After making Ethiopia among the top sources globally for cut roses, a Bangalore-based company now plans to plant over 20,000 hectares of land there, almost ... Read more...

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Kaiga nuclear plant gives Goa constant nightmares: MP

March 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 15 (IANS) The central government should chalk out a foolproof strategy to protect the Kaiga nuclear power plant, which was giving Goa "constant nightmares" in the wake of ... Read more...

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Teaching is a deadly job in Thailand

September 21st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 21 (DPA) Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of "Siamese infidels", a human rights group said ... Read more...

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Mexico arrests 7 alleged gunmen in massacre of 72 migrants

September 9th, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) – Mexican authorities on Wednesday announced the arrest of seven individuals that are the alleged responsible of the killing of 72 migrants in northern Mexico.Alejandro Poire, the government's ... Read more...

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Israeli jets raid Gaza targets

August 18th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Aug 18 (IANS) Israeli airplanes struck several targets in the Gaza Strip, apparently in response to the injury of two soldiers by Palestinian militants. Witnesses said that the air strikes destroyed ... Read more...

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US sues Arizona over controversial immigration law

July 7th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (DPA) The Obama administration filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of Arizona over a controversial immigration law that has sparked widespread protests across the country. The US Justice ... Read more...

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Waka Waka….. It’s Time For Africa in Meghalaya

July 2nd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Waka Waka... It's Time For Africa. From young to old, the talk in Meghalaya is about World Cup soccer. The passion of the once-in-four years FIFA World Cup ... Read more...

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Thai Army fears terrorism outbreak, steps up surveillance

May 28th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 28 (ANI): Fearing a large-scale outbreak of terrorism, Thailand's Army has stepped up its surveillance to prevent another Red Shirts-type of uprising. Intelligence reports and an assessment of the situation in ... Read more...

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15 Palestinians detained in Gaza

March 24th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, March 24 (IANS) At least 15 Palestinians were detained Wednesday in a raid near Israel's southern border with the Gaza Strip, an eye-witness said. Israeli special forces cracked down on around 20 ... Read more...

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Israel to build fence along border with Egypt

January 11th, 2010 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 11 (DPA) Israel will close off its southern border with Egypt by building a fence to prevent the entry of "infiltrators and terrorists", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday. "I decided ... Read more...

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Colombia intercepts smugglers with anti-aircraft ordnance

December 16th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 16 (EFE) Four Ecuadorian women who were trying to smuggle anti-aircraft ordnance into Colombia have been arrested, police said. The women had entered the country illegally at Ipiales, a town on ... Read more...

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Hindu devotees plan for mass animal sacrifice in Nepal invites mass criticism

November 4th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bariyapur (Nepal), Nov.4 (ANI): Plans by Hindu devotees to sacrifice over 500,000 animals during a two-day festival in Nepal this month has angered animal rights activists, who are demanding that the ... Read more...

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One killed, 336 injured in Yunnan quake

July 10th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 10 (ANI): A moderate earthquake rocked southwest China Thursday evening, killing one person, injuring at least 336 and collapsing more than 18,000 homes, state media said.The magnitude-6.0 temblor, centered ... Read more...

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Obama pledges comprehensive immigration reform

June 20th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (DPA) US President Barack Obama promised Friday to push for a comprehensive reform of US immigration laws, reviving another divisive issue that has confounded past administrations. Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Understaffed Afghan Border Police force struggling to control drug, arms trafficking

June 10th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, June 10 (ANI): In a bid to stop drug trafficking on Afghanistan's southern border, the US is trying to build up the region's border police, but only 200 officers have ... Read more...

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Pakistan has moved troops from Indian border: Zardari (Lead, superseding earlier story)

May 9th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan has moved an unspecified number of troops from its border with India to fight the Taliban, President Asif Ali Zardari has said, renewing his ... Read more...

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Pakistan has already moved troops from Indian border: Zardari

May 9th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has renewed his pledge to work for better ties with India, saying Islamabad has shifted an unspecified number of troops ... Read more...

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US set to target Afghan poppy trade to wipe out Taliban’s main financial source

April 29th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Zangabad (Afghanistan), Apr.29 (ANI): The United States, is planning to wipe out the multi-million dollar opium crop business in Afghanistan, which serve's as the Taliban's main financial source.According to a New ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia nabs 11 Al Qaeda suspects (Lead)

April 8th, 2009 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 8 (DPA) Eleven suspected members Al Qaeda terrorist network were arrested by security officials in Saudi Arabia, the interior ministry announced Tuesday. The terrorist cell was held during a special ... Read more...

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Israel promises ‘fierce’ response to Gaza rocket fire

February 1st, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 1 (DPA) Caretaker Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert threatened Sunday a "fierce and disproportionate" response to continued rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, saying the "old rules of engagement" ... Read more...

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Fears of Gaza conflict spread following fresh Israel-Hizbollah hostilities

January 8th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Israeli warplanes responded to Hizbollah rocket strikes in its territories within minutes by bombing the suspected launch sites, raising fears of the Gaza conflict spreading across the ... Read more...

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Taliban imposes sharia in Hangu

January 3rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 3 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban has announced the enforcement of sharia in the Shakai, Sheikhan and Mulakhel areas of Hangu District within a month of a similar enforcement in ... Read more...

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Israel likely to withdraw from occupied Lebanese village

October 6th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 6 (Xinhua) Israel is likely to withdraw from a southern border village of Lebanon which it has been occupying since the 2006-war against Hezbollah, the An-Nahar newspaper reported Monday.According to ... Read more...

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Russia threatens to seize its share of energy-rich Arctic

September 18th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.18 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said that his country may unilaterally stake a claim to a part of the energy rich Arctic region. "We must finalise and adopt a ... Read more...

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SBPAC allocates Bt2.7 million to revive paddy fields in deep South

July 26th, 2008 - 10:15 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Southern Border Province Administrative Center (SBPAC) allocates more than 2,700,000 baht to farmers in Yala province for the revival of deserted paddy fields.SBPAC Director Phranai Suwannarat (พระนาย สุวรรณรัฐ) says 7,000 rai ... Read more...

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National Police say southern border province situation improving

July 22nd, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Spokesman of the National Police, Police Major General Watcharapol Prasanratchakij (วัชรพล ประสานราชกิจ) commented on violence in the 3 Southern Border Provinces, saying that the situation has improved steadily with less ... Read more...

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Gaza clashes leave 13 dead as Jewish Passover starts

April 20th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tel Aviv/Gaza City, April 20 (DPA) The number of Palestinian militants killed in the latest violence at the start of the Jewish Passover holiday rose to 13 while 16 Israeli soldiers were ... Read more...

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Indo-Nepal border sealed to avoid discrepancies during CA polls

April 8th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 8 (ANI): Two days ahead of the crucial April 10 Constituent Assembly elections in Nepal, Indo-Nepal border was sealed on Tuesday, and would remained sealed for three days to ... Read more...

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Flooding conditions in deep South

December 20th, 2007 - 10:10 am ICT by admin
The Meteorological Department reported at 4 AM today (December 20th) that the northeast monsoon over the Gulf and southern Thailand is weakening, resulting in lower amount of rainfall in the lower South. ... Read more...

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