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Poison drones new Olympic threat


May 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Unmanned drones carrying deadly poison could be used in a terrorist attack during the Olympic Games, a senior army officer has warned.Lieutenant Colonel Brian Fahy delivered ... Read more...

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Scientists: “Troops could ‘control guns with their minds’”


February 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say weapons could be controlled in the near future with the brain. With the advance in neuroscience, scientists predict that in the not too distant future, ... Read more...

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Obama confirms Pakistan drone strikes


January 31st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) Unmanned drones regularly strike suspected militants in Pakistan's tribal areas, US President Barack Obama confirmed during a video "hangout" on Google's social network Google+ that ... Read more...

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How birds avoid hitting trees


January 25th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Birds don't have to bother about overcrowded roads, but they do stick to a speed limit to avoid hitting trees or other objects.Researchers from the Massachusetts ... Read more...

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Turkish air raid kills over 20 at Iraq border


December 29th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 20 alleged diesel smugglers were killed in an overnight air raid by the Turkish Air Force on a predominantly Kurdish-populated area at the Turkish ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders leaving Pakistan, moving to Africa: Report


December 26th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) The Al Qaeda leadership, which has been weakened in Pakistan following the killing of many of its senior members -- including Osama bin Laden -- ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Embraer to begin building drones


September 9th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Embraer, the world's fourth-biggest aircraft maker, announced Thursday an agreement with Israel's Elbit Systems to develop and produce unmanned drones in Brazil.As part of ... Read more...

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Pakistan tipped off militants, let them flee: US


June 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US officials have claimed that Pakistan tipped off militants at four bomb-building sites in its tribal areas, allowing the terrorists to flee, after Americans shared intelligence ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI chief in Washington for ‘frank’ talks


April 12th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Pakistani spy master Lt. Gen. Ahmad Shuja Pasha flew into Washington for what an official called a "frank discussion" with Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon ... Read more...

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Pakistan air force on high alert


March 19th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has intensified air patrolling over the country's northwestern tribal areas after a US drone attack killed over 40 people recently, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leader admits terror network facing pressure from drone hits in Pakistan


January 27th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Jan 27(ANI): Al-Qaida's terror network is losing territory and fighters amid a US drone strike campaign in Pakistan, according to an al Qaeda leader's audio message monitored by a US ... Read more...

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“Only Pakistan will determine when to launch North Waziristan operation”: Haqqani


January 13th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): Only Pakistan will determine when to launch a military operation against terrorists in North Waziristan, a haven for Taliban and al-Qaeda along the Afghan border, Ambassador Husain Haqqani ... Read more...

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At least 22 people killed after U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan


December 27th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two separate U.S. drone strikes killed at least 22 people in Pakistan's North Waziristan on Monday, local media reported.Geo Television reported that an unmanned aircraft fired at ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills four in North Waziristan


November 26th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
Mir Ali, Nov.26 (ANI): Pakistani intelligence officials said a suspected US missile strike killed four alleged militants in Pir Kali village in North Waziristan.It's the latest in a barrage of attacks ... Read more...

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‘Brit forces forcing Taliban to negotiation table through precision strikes’


November 25th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25(ANI): An unprecedented level of "precision strikes" by British forces against Taliban leaders in Afghanistan is driving the insurgents to the negotiating table, Commander Task Force Helmand Brigadier James ... Read more...

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‘US drone attack surge in Pak connected to suspected Europe terror plot’: Haqqani


October 6th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): The recent upsurge in US drone attacks in Pakistan is linked to efforts to disrupt a suspected Al-Qaeda plot to launch Mumbai-style attacks on European targets, Pakistan's ambassador ... Read more...

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20 NATO supply trucks torched in Quetta in fresh attack following air strike standoff


October 6th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 5 (ANI): In the latest attack on convoys carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan in Pakistan, unidentified assailants have torched more than 20 NATO supply trucks, police officials said.The ... Read more...

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Eight German al-Qaeda terrorists killed in US drone attack in Pakistan


October 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): Eight German militants, who were taking training from the Taliban, have reportedly been killed in a U.S. missile strike close to the Afghan border in Pakistan.According ... Read more...

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Mumbai-style terror attack on European cities foiled (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A terror plot by Pakistan-based militants to launch Mumbai-style attacks in Britain and other European countries has been foiled by intelligence agencies, a media report said.Intelligence sources revealed ... Read more...

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Obama seals visa fee hike law despite Indian concerns (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) President Barack Obama signed into law a legislation to secure the US-Mexico border with $600 million raised by massively hiking work visa fees, ignoring concerns ... Read more...

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Ignoring Indian concerns, Obama set to sign visa fee hike bill


August 13th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Unmindful of India and corporate America's concerns, President Barack Obama is all set to sign into law a legislation to secure the US-Mexico border with ... Read more...

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Pentagon planning to replace unmanned drones with manned ones to avoid legal hassles


June 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun.7 (ANI): In the wake of widescale criticism and warnings by a top UN official over the use of unmanned drones to target militants in Pakistan's lawless tribal region and other ... Read more...

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Obama ordered drone attacks on Pak ‘inspiring anti-American fanaticism’: Congressman


April 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.24 (ANI): A U.S. Congressman has condemned the unmanned drones strikes ordered by President Obama in western Pakistan, arguing that such tactics are inflaming radical Islamic factions."I do not support the ... Read more...

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American Cleric Has Become Target Of CIA


April 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, the Obama administration has given its nod for the killing or capture of a Muslim Radical cleric named Anwar al-Awlaki who ... Read more...

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Afghanistan, West accuse Iran of arming Taleban


March 18th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 18 (ANI): Afghan and Western officials have accused Iran of delivering tonnes of weaponry to the Taleban, including plastic explosives, mortars, grenades and technical manuals.According to The Times, weapons and ... Read more...

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US drone strikes in Waziristan, 10 militants killed


March 17th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) At least 10 militants were killed and four wounded in two consecutive US drone strikes Wednesday in North Waziristan, military sources said. About eight missiles were ... Read more...

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Pak claims it will manufacture ‘own’ drones with US help soon


February 21st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said his country would soon be manufacturing unmanned drones in collaboration with the US.Talking to a private television channel, Mukhtar said ... Read more...

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Yemen Al Qaeda leader blasts Arab states in new tape


February 8th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 8 (DPA) The deputy head of Al Qaeda's Yemeni branch accused Egypt and Saudi Arabia of helping "crusaders" wage a war against the Arabian peninsula, in an audiotape posted on ... Read more...

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Iran making ‘advanced’ unmanned drones


February 8th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.8 (ANI): Iran's Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has opened two production lines for the manufacture of aircraft, especially advanced unmanned drones, which could carry out "surveillance, detection and even assaults with ... Read more...

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US set to enhance drone strikes in Pak by over 75 percent despite local outrage


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.3 (ANI): The United States is planning to increase the use of unmanned drones significantly in its war against terror, as the American defence budget for 2011 seeks more funds ... Read more...

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UK police plans to use unmanned drones for routine monitoring


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 23 (ANI): The British police is planning to employ the controversial unmanned spy drones for the "routine" monitoring of antisocial motorists, protesters, agricultural thieves and fly-tippers.The arms manufacturer BAE Systems, ... Read more...

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CIA likely to double drone strikes after Pak’s ‘no new offensive’ snub


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.23 (ANI): The Pakistan Army's stance to not to open any new front against extremists in the coming months has apparently angered the Central Investigation Agency (CIA), as it may double ... Read more...

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CIA deaths attributed to Taliban; seen as huge blow


January 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Taliban groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan have both claimed credit for a suicide bombing that killed seven CIA officers in Afghanistan, but experts say evidence ... Read more...

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US plans to use Colombia for attack on Venezuela: Chavez


December 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) The US is preparing to attack Venezuela using Colombian soldiers under the pretext of attacking guerrilla camps supposedly located on Venezuelan soil, President Hugo Chavez has said. Chavez Monday ... Read more...

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US troops to use ‘eavesdropping spy planes’ in Afghanistan


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec. 22 (ANI): US troops stationed in Afghanistan will soon use spy planes, that will provide them crucial information about Al Qaeda and the Taliban, with the help of its ... Read more...

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