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Belarus denies selling weapons to Syria


September 21st, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Sep 20 (IANS) Belarus Thursday denied Washington's accusations of trying to sell weapons to Syria and violating a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution after the US imposed sanctions on ... Read more...

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Russia, South Africa discussing joint weapons development


September 18th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and South Africa are discussing the possibility of joint development of defence-related products, Russia's state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Monday."There is a great potential ... Read more...

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Robbers pose as officials, rob doctor’s kin


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Posing as officials of a power company, a group of men Monday robbed a doctor's family of Rs.2 lakh and jewellery here while his elderly ... Read more...

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Venezuela drops arms trafficking charges against US ship


September 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Venezuelan authorities have dropped charges of arms trafficking against the crew of a US-flagged cargo ship, CNN reported.The Ocean Atlas ship with its captain and 14 ... Read more...

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Pitt buys Jolie shooting range as wedding gift


September 4th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has splashed 250,000 pounds on a shooting range as a wedding present for Angelina Jolie.The couple are set to tie the ... Read more...

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Two Shia clerics killed in Iraq drive-by shooting


September 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 31 (IANS) Two Shia clerics were gunned down by unidentified gunmen in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad Friday, a police source said.Sheikh Arif Abdul Razak, Imam of ... Read more...

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Large cache of firearms seized in Pune


August 30th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 30 (IANS) Two people have been arrested here with a large cache of arms, including nine country-made guns and 80 live cartridges, a top police official said Thursday.Yogesh ... Read more...

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Man in Afghan army uniform kills three NATO soldiers


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 30 (IANS) A man wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot dead three NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, the coalition confirmed Thursday. Wednesday's attack ... Read more...

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Israel among top arms exporters in world: Report


August 29th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 28 (IANS) Israel is one of the top exporters of weapons, with sales worth $12.9 billion between 2004 and 2011, according to a newly-released American report examining ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy attacks: Egyptian cop gets five years in jail


August 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) A Cairo criminal court sentenced a police officer to five years in jail and 74 others to one-year suspended sentence over attacks on the Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... Read more...

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Russia seeks extradition of arms dealer from US


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia has handed to the US documents required by the country to consider the extradition of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the Russian justice ministry ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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US keeps Russia on ‘national threat’ list


August 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has extended a legal act that lists Russia, among 16 other states, as a national threat, and allows for the freezing ... Read more...

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18 shot at in South Africa platinum mine conflict


August 17th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 17 (IANS) At least 18 people were shot and feared dead or injured in a conflict at a platinum mine in South Africa, media reports said.The shooting took ... Read more...

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I met Dawood Ibrahim once: Sanjay Dutt


August 15th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt Tuesday admitted meeting underworld don Dawood Ibrahim once at a dinner that was hosted by him in Dubai. The actor ... Read more...

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37 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan this year


August 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 13 (IANS) A total of 37 soldiers of the NATO-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have died so far since the beginning of this year, said an International ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force to get 180 new aircraft


August 11th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive 180 brand new planes and helicopters by the end of the year, a military official said.Air Force Commander in ... Read more...

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Maoist camp destroyed in Odisha


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) A Maoist camp was destroyed Tuesday and several arms and weapons were seized in a forested area of Odisha, police said.Based on a tip off provided ... Read more...

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Syrian troops kill 25 insurgents in Aleppo


August 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The Syrian troops killed 25 insurgents who attacked a power plant in Aleppo province, Xinhua reported.According to the state TV, the assailants attacked the station with ... Read more...

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Arms cache unearthed in J&K;


August 4th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) A cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered from a remote mountainous forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an army official said Saturday.Security ... Read more...

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BSF chief to inspect tunnel from Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) chief U.K. Bansal is expected here Thursday to inspect an underground tunnel dug from Pakistan to infiltrate terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir."Bansal ... Read more...

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Governor among 18 killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 29 (IANS) An Afghan governor and at least 17 Taliban militants were killed in violence, authorities said Sunday.Mohammad Ismael Wafa, the governor of Chak district, some 30 ... Read more...

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Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

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Honda strike anniversary: Curbs on protests in Manesar


July 24th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 24 (IANS) Assembly of five or more people in Manesar industrial township and area within two km from it in Haryana's Gurgaon district was banned Tuesday, a day ... Read more...

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Iraq moves against transiting arms to Syria: US


July 24th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The US has said that Iraq has moved to prevent its territory from being used for transiting weapons to Syria.State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland said the ... Read more...

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Punjab arms dealer held for smuggling Chinese pistols


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), July 22 (IANS) An arms dealer was arrested in Punjab's Patiala district Sunday for smuggling expensive Chinese-made prohibited weapons and selling them to customers, police said. Eighteen illegal ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 dacoits held in Karachi in 2012


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) At least 5,132 suspected dacoits have been arrested in this Pakistani port city in the first six months of this year, police said.Police have busted a ... Read more...

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Pakistanis kill two shop robbers


July 19th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two armed men died in Pakistan's port city of Karachi when they attempted a robbery at a shop Thursday, and enraged citizens snatched their weapons and ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier repatriated


July 13th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday handed over a Pakistani soldier to its compatriot across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The soldier, Arif Ali had ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan police check-post attack (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, killing one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Police check-post attacked in Islamabad


July 7th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, injuring one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Three Tripura militants surrender with weapons


July 4th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 4 (IANS) Three militants of a banned separatist outfit have surrendered to the Indian security forces in Tripura after a crackdown on their training camp in Bangladesh, police ... Read more...

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Russia to deliver ammunition worth $1 bn to India


June 29th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS) Russia will deliver ammunition, including tank and artillery shells, worth $1 billion to India, a media report said.The Vedomosti daily found that one of the ... Read more...

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Taliban man stays in Britain, saying outfit will kill him


June 25th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A Taliban militant, who killed NATO soldiers in Afghanistan and supplied the outfit with weapons, has managed to stay in Britain, claiming he will be ... Read more...

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