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China, US announce military exchange plans


July 11th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) China and the US Monday announced their military exchange plans for the year that include joint drills and visits by senior officers to each others' establishments.The ... Read more...

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Andrew Meieran acquires rights to Rod Serling biopic


July 5th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deadline has reported that filmmaker Andrew Meieran has acquired the exclusive rights to come out with the biopic of Hollywood legend Rod Serling. At the age of ... Read more...

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US Senate confirms Petraeus to lead CIA


July 1st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS/EFE) The US Senate voted 94-0 Thursday to confirm Gen. David Petraeus as the next director of the CIA, a post left vacant by Leon Panetta's ... Read more...

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‘New Captain America’ trailer released


June 24th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new Captain America trailer has been released. An official trailer has been released earlier prior to the release of the new movie. The new trailer opens ... Read more...

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Pakistan sends back 90 US Army trainers


June 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Around 90 of an estimated 135 US Army officials who were training a Pakistani paramilitary force have been sent back, a military official has said.The Americans ... Read more...

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Russia, US sign deal to send choppers to Afghanistan


May 28th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia have signed a contract for the supply of multipurpose helicopters to Afghanistan, a Russian spokesman said Friday.The deal was sealed between ... Read more...

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Guantanamo Bay prisoner commits suicide


May 20th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Guantanamo Bay, May 20 (IANS/AKI) An Afghan inmate at the Guantanamo Bay military prison has died in an apparent suicide, the US army has said.The prisoner, identified by the US ... Read more...

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Afghan prisoner commits suicide in Guantanamo Bay


May 20th, 2011 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Guantanamo Bay, May 20 (IANS/AKI) An Afghan inmate at the Guantanamo Bay prison has died in an apparent suicide case, US army officials said.The prisoner - identified as Inayatullah - ... Read more...

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Sen. Scott Brown heads to Afghanistan


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senator Scott Brown wants to taste what combat feels like. As a member of the Army National Guard, Brown is given two weeks training every year. ... Read more...

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US Army declares Wikileaks suspect Manning mentally fit to stand trial


April 30th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The US Army has declared that Bradley Manning, the prime suspect in the leaking of classified US documents to the WikiLeaks whistleblowing website, is mentally competent to stand ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks suspect Manning to be moved to new prison


April 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Bradley Manning, the US Army private suspected of passing on classified documents to whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, is likely to be moved to a different prison after ... Read more...

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US to move WikiLeaks’ suspect Manning to new prison


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20(ANI): Bradley Manning, the US Army private accused of sharing classified documents with the whistleblower website, Wikileaks, will be moved from near-solitary confinement at the Marine Corps Brig in Virginia ... Read more...

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PlayBook for those who want to work and play


April 18th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 18 (IANS) Despite the so-so reviews it received before its launch Tuesday, the BlackBerry tablet leaves Apple's iPad miles behind in multitasking, say the experts.Its powerful QNX operating ... Read more...

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New US Army chief to form transition plan in June


April 12th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): The US Army General Martin Dempsey has said he will lay out a plan by June for facing the challenges of the future in a better manner.General Dempsey ... Read more...

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‘Religious sentiments lead to massive violence in Afghanistan over Koran burning issue’


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 3 (ANI): The Koran burning issue has created a massive protest leading to deaths of many in Afghanistan compared to the incident of US soldiers posing with dead Afghan civilians ... Read more...

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New publication launched for gays in the US military


March 29th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new online magazine would concentrate on the lives of gay soldiers in the US army. The online magazine was launched by OutServe.OutServe is a group ... Read more...

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US apology over civilian killings ‘not enough’: Karzai


March 7th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.7 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has criticized the United States over civilian deaths in Afghanistan, and added that a US commander apology for these killings is "not enough".The BBC ... Read more...

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Is the US army ‘babying’ troops with physical training of yoga, resting?


March 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 6 (ANI): The US Army is overhauling its physical fitness tests for the first time in 30 years by adding a new 'combat readiness test' that incorporates cross-training, elements of ... Read more...

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Assange calls US soldier accused in Wikileaks case an “unparalleled hero”


March 4th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has said that Bradley Manning, the US Army Private accused of sharing classified documents with the whistleblower website, is an "unparalleled hero"."For him ... Read more...

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US soldier accused in Wikileaks case stripped, left naked in military cell: Lawyer


March 4th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): The lawyer of Bradley Manning, the US Army Private accused of sharing classified documents with WikiLeaks, has claimed that his client was stripped of his clothes and left ... Read more...

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Even in a crowd, you remain unique


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) It may be the height of paradox, but being part of a crowd is what gives you individuality, according to life scientists. Biologists Kimberly Pollard and Daniel Blumstein ... Read more...

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No proof that Assange encouraged leaks, says WikiLeaks


February 10th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/London, Feb.10 (ANI): Investigators in the United States are believed to have failed to find evidence to go ahead with the prosecution of Julian Assange, the head of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks, for ... Read more...

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US bombs erase Afghan village from map


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) A village in Afghanistan's Kandahar province has been completely wiped out of the map after an offensive by the US Army to get rid of the Taliban ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki sentenced to ten years in prison


January 17th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Jan.17 (ANI): A Yemeni court has sentenced fugitive al-Qaeda propagandist Anwar al-Awlaki to ten years in prison for his role in the murder of a French energy contractor. The ... Read more...

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Tailhook scandal: Captain Owen Honors fired


January 5th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Navy has fired the top commander of the USS Enterprise.Captain Owen Honors was fired from his post on the vessel on Tuesday after it ... Read more...

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Military Recruiting: Are We Passing The Test?


January 4th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new report has revealed that about 25 percent of high school graduates fail their basic military entrance examination.The trend has troubled some top officials of ... Read more...

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Shia LaBeouf To Get Into US Pilot’s Garb For Oliver Stone’s Pinkville


December 31st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.Previously in 2007, Stone was eager to start work on the film Pinkville with a cast like Bruce Willis, Michael Pena, Michael Pitt, Woody Harrelson, Xzinit, Cam Gigandet, Jason Behr, Toby ... Read more...

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US probes army ‘death squad’ in Afghanistan


December 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) The US army is investigating a group of soldiers accused of murdering Afghan civilians, mutilating their bodies and collecting fingers and skulls from corpses as trophies, a ... Read more...

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Thomas Hardy’s home to be opened in full to the public


December 29th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): The country home where late British novelist and poet Thomas Hardy wrote some of his best known works is set to be opened in full to the public ... Read more...

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‘No Pakistani safe across the globe following Aafia’s 86-year prison sentence’: IJN


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 22 (ANI): Criticising the justice system in the United States as biased towards Muslims, the executive director of the International Justice Network, Tina Monshipour Foster, has said that following the ... Read more...

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Army ‘birther’ doctor Terrence Lakin sentenced to six months behind bars


December 17th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Meade, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A military court has sentenced an 18-year Army veteran, Lt. Col. Terry Lakin to six months in prison for disobeying a direct order from the ... Read more...

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Danner Boots Would Now Serve The US Army


December 5th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danner Boots seem to be the latest consumer craze right now. The LaCrosse Footwear Inc's founding company received an overwhelming order of 5 million dollars for ... Read more...

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US expresses regret to Pakistan over leaked cables (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) In a balancing act, the US has said that it is building a strategic relationships with both India and Pakistan because they both will have an ... Read more...

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Wikileaks soon to be history, not to hit ties: US envoy


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) WikiLeaks will soon become part of history and the secret diplomatic messages leaked by the whistleblower website will not affect the US relation with Pakistan, the American ambassador ... Read more...

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US says it’s building strategic ties with both India, Pakistan


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) In a balancing act, the United States has said that it's building a strategic relationships with both India and Pakistan because they both will have an ... Read more...

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