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Russia to resume building diesel submarines

July 27th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will resume production of non-nuclear Lada-class submarines, Navy chief Vice Adm. Viktor Chirkov said Friday.Construction of two Lada-class subs, the Sevastopol and the Kronshtadt, ... Read more...

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Red Cross Corroborates The Existence Of A Secret Jail At Bagram In Afghanistan

May 15th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The US airbase at Bagram in Afghanistan consists of a facility for the captives. This facility is separate from its chief jail. This data has ... Read more...

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US Navy to ban smoking on submarines

April 9th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) The US Navy will ban smoking on its submarines to protect nonsmokers from passive smoking, particularly women, who will begin serving alongside men on subs, a media report ... Read more...

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Dominican Republic fears increased migration from Haiti

February 7th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) The Dominican Republic fears an increase in immigration from Haiti if work doesn't begin soon to rebuild its capital, Port-au-Prince, shaken by a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake ... Read more...

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Spain to extradite Argentine accused in `death flights’

January 19th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 19 (IANS/EFE) Spain's national court has ruled in favour of extraditing an Argentine pilot accused of taking part in the "death flights" the South American country's 1976-1983 military regime used ... Read more...

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Somalian pirates attack US ship for second time in seven months

November 19th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nairobi (Kenya), Nov.19 (ANI): Somali pirates have attacked the US ship Maersk Alabama for the second time in seven months, but were thwarted by private guards on board.A U.S. surveillance plane was ... Read more...

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U.S. Naval Forces press release on the rescue of Richard Phillips

April 13th, 2009 - 1:49 am ICT by admin
Manama, BAHRAIN (BNO NEWS) -- At approximately 7:19 p.m (12:19 p.m. EDT) U.S. naval forces rescued Capt. Richard Phillips, the master of Motor Vessel Maersk-Alabama."This was an incredible team effort, and I ... Read more...

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President confers six Kirti Chakras and 20 Shaurya Chakras

May 14th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred six Kirti Chakras and 20 Shaurya Chakras to serving and retired armed forces personnel and civilians for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable ... Read more...

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