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British soldier gives birth during Afghanistan deployment


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman British soldier has delivered a child in Afghanistan in a first of its kind incident.The Royal Artillery soldier, who did not know she was ... Read more...

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Catherine to gift her portrait to Price William


April 9th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Catherine will present a 25,000-pound portrait of her to Prince William on his 30th birthday in June.The Duchess posed for the ... Read more...

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US lawmaker hails India’s positive role in Afghanistan


November 5th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Describing a strong US-India partnership as an important factor for Afghanistan's peace and prosperity, a leading US senator has welcomed India's positive contribution to Afghanistan's reconstruction.Senator ... Read more...

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Denmark to deploy surveillance aircraft against Somali pirates


October 28th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 28 (IANS) Denmark will deploy a surveillance aircraft off Somalia's coast in a bid to tackle piracy in the region, the government said Friday.From January 2012, a Challenger ... Read more...

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India sponsors training of Ghanaian women in solar energy


October 16th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Oct 16 (IANS) A number of women from Ghana's northern region have been sponsored by the Indian government to undergo training in solar energy production, India's High Commissioner ... Read more...

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Reservists back from war may have mental problems


August 20th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) British Army reserves returning from war-torn Afghanistan or Iraq are more likely to have mental health problems in comparison to full-time troops, as they have to ... Read more...

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British troop chops off dead Taliban’s fingers as trophies


August 8th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A probe was launched by the British defence ministry into claims that a soldier cut fingers off dead Taliban fighters to keep as souvenirs, BBC ... Read more...

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New Thai envoy vows to further enhance relations with the Philippines


April 29th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA (BNO NEWS) -- The newly-designated Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Prasas Prasasvinitchai of Thailand has assured Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III that he will do his best to further enhance relations ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

‘Prince William will not allow marriage to disrupt dream of fighting in Afghanistan’


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 23 (ANI): The married life of Prince William will not hamper his determination to serve in Afghanistan, a close source has said.Although he has not been allowed to actively ... Read more...

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UK army dog with record of finding most bombs dies of broken in Afghanistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.3 (ANI): A British Army dog that held the record for finding the most bombs and weapons in Afghanistan has died of a broken heart shortly after his handler was killed ... Read more...

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Former Miss England ‘Combat Barbie’ all set for Afghan war duty


January 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Former Miss England Corporal Katrina Hodge, who returned to army life after her stint as a beauty queen, faces deployment to Afghanistan.Hodge, dubbed Combat Barbie, swapped active service ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to return to Afghanistan’s frontline areas


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Prince Harry could get a chance to fulfil his dream of serving in Afghanistan again, with reports claiming that insiders at the helicopter training centre where he is ... Read more...

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Wills-Kate to stay without butlers or servants after marriage


December 28th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton have no intention of taking on butlers or household staff when they start their married life in April.The two ... Read more...

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Navy warship on anti-piracy patrol intercepts foreign dhow (Lead)


December 4th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 4 (IANS) An Indian Navy warship on anti-piracy patrol in the Arabian Sea intercepted a foreign dhow sailing suspiciously off Lakshadweep Islands and apprehended 19 people on board, a spokesperson ... Read more...

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Indian marine commandos chase pirate ship away from Arabian Sea


November 30th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Indian marine commandos completed another anti-piracy operation Tuesday when they chased away a pirate mothership from the Arabian Sea, an officer said.An Indian Navy spokesman said a ... Read more...

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Faisal Shahzad NYC Bomb Suspect Arrested At JFK, Dubai Bound


May 4th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to the diligence of a street vendor, Lance Orton who was alert enough to realize something was wrong, there is a thirty year old male suspect ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Female sailors aboard HMAS Success ‘told to keep quiet about sex abuse’


March 29th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29 (ANI): It has emerged that female sailors aboard the Australian navy ship the HMAS Success were warned that if they spoke out about the sex abuse "they would never ... Read more...

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‘Bounty put on women sailors’ on board HMAS Success


March 24th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24 (ANI): It has emerged that along with the predatory behaviour, intimidation, bullying and abuse of female sailors on board the HMAS Success, bounties were also placed on their heads.An ... Read more...

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Prince William may delay full-time royal duties to continue RAF job


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 22 (ANI): Prince William may delay plans to start full-time royal duties and continue his time in the Royal Air Force, it has emerged.The second in line to the ... Read more...

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Prince William may delay taking up royal duties


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Prince William may delay starting full-time royal duties and continue to be with the military for much of the next decade, a media report said Monday. William, 28, ... Read more...

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Soldier Master Sgt. Jeffrey Sarver Sues “Hurt Locker” Producers


March 5th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A United States soldier, who served in the Iraq war, has sued the producers of the movie, "The Hurt Locker," a movie which has won 9 Oscar ... Read more...

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Danish forces free 25 hostages held by Somali pirates


February 5th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Copenhagen, Feb 5 (DPA) Danish special naval forces have freed 25 hostages held by pirates off the coast of Somalia, the Danish navy said Friday. The freed hostages were reportedly held on the ... Read more...

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Meet the UK soldier who was openly gay in Afghanistan


December 12th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 12 (ANI): A gay British soldier had to face more than just enemies while fighting the Taliban.Ben Rakestrow, from Exeter, was an openly gay squaddie during his six-month tour ... Read more...

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Portman felt real brotherly bond with Maguire, Gyllenhaal while filming ‘Brothers’


December 7th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Actress Natalie Portman has revealed that she felt a real brotherly bond with actors Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal while shooting for new film 'Brothers', as they had ... Read more...

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Beckham to be shielded 24/7 at World Cup draw in Cape Town


November 29th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 29 (ANI): David Beckham will be guarded 24/7 by South African police with "shoot to kill" orders during his Cape Town trip this week for the 2010 World Cup ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes honours war veterans


May 25th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes participated in the 20th anniversary of the National Memorial Day Concert to honour war veterans. The 29-year-old along with her "All My Sons" co-star Dianne ... Read more...

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Haneef’s lawyers welcome resignation of AFP chief Keelty


May 6th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), May 6 (ANI): Lawyers for Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef have welcomed the resignation of Australia Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty, saying under him the AFP had been an "organisational disaster'.Keelty ... Read more...

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Wills to be posted to Falklands Islands as search and rescue pilot


February 1st, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 01 (ANI): In his first tour of duty as a search and rescue pilot, Britains Prince William is set to be posted to the Falkland Islands.The 26-year-old, who is ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to return to Afghanistan to train as helicopter pilot


December 12th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Prince Harry will return to front line in Afghanistan to become an Army Air Corps helicopter pilot after passing the unit''s selection process.The Royal has passed a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince Harry to be guarded with Mission Impossible 3 super guns


October 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 26 (ANI): Prince Harry will be guarded with super guns made famous by Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible 3.The 24-year-old, who served for 77 days on the front ... Read more...

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Brit Defence Minister agrees Afghan war invincible


October 7th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , Oct 7 (ANI): British Defence Minister Joel Fitzgibbon has reportedly supported comments by the commander of British forces in Afghanistan , Brigadier Mark Carleton-Smith, that the war against the ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’’s ”hero” marine given frugal compensation for losing arm and leg


September 17th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Ben McBean, a Royal Marine who was described as a "real hero" by Prince Harry after he lost an arm and leg in Afghanistan, has been given ... Read more...

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Caribbean reunion for Prince William, Kate Middleton


July 29th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): After what has been five weeks of not meeting one another, Kate Middleton jetted 6,000 miles out to the Caribbean to meet boyfriend Prince William as he ... Read more...

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Prince Harrys narrow escape from death in Afghanistan


June 15th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Britains Prince Harry had a narrow escape from death just days before he was pulled out of Afghanistan.During operations outside Musa Qala in Helmand Province in February, ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to get medal today for Afghanistan campaign


May 5th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): Prince Harry and his 159 comrades from Afghanistan will march through the streets of Windsor today before they receive their campaign medals from the Princess Royal. After ... Read more...

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