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Not hankering after n-weapons, says Iran (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Holding that Iran was not hankering after nuclear weapons, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday condemned the efforts of a few world powers - the very ... Read more...

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Putin praises NAM for improving global security


August 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3o (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday praised the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for strengthening global security.The 16th NAM Summit opened in the Iranian capital under the theme of ... Read more...

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Iran not hankering after n-weapons: Ayatollah Khamenei (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Holding that Iran was not hankering after nuclear weapons, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday condemned the efforts of a few world powers - the very ... Read more...

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UN chief concerned over Syrian chemical weapon plans


July 24th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, July 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed concern over the possibility of Syria using chemical weapons, calling such an action "reprehensible"."It would be reprehensible if anyone in ... Read more...

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Need to evolve world opinion against n-weapons: Kalam


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Former Indian president and world renowned scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday said world opinion was needed to be created against nuclear weapons of mass destruction."Nuclear energy ... Read more...

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Why does Madonna want to be president?


May 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) British pop star Madonna wishes she could be the president of a country so that she could stop money being splashed on weapons of mass ... Read more...

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‘India can respond to any misadventure by Pakistan’


May 16th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 15 (IANS) India is fully capable of responding to any misadventure by Pakistan despite the west-side neighbour acquiring nuclear weapons, a top Indian Army commander said here ... Read more...

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Russia stands by n-weapons: Putin


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not give up its nuclear weapons until it develops conventional weapons with comparable effect, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said.He admitted that Russia's ... Read more...

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West seeks Iran regime change: Putin


February 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The West is using a nonproliferation campaign as a blind for bringing about regime change in Iran, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."Under the ... Read more...

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Regular dialogue mechanism key to addressing security issues: Antony


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The concept of security has expanded and undergone a massive transformation to include economic progress, especially in the context of global economy, climate change and ... Read more...

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Canada pulls out of NATO surveillance project


February 11th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 11 (IANS) Canada has decided to pull out of a NATO project that collects strategic information through unmanned aerial vehicles."NATO has been informed of these decisions. The details ... Read more...

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US targets Iran’s third largest bank


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US Monday added Bank Tejarat, Iran's third largest bank, on its blacklist for sanctions, citing its links to the Islamic republic's nuclear bomb efforts.The Department ... Read more...

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US to cut armed forces: Obama


January 6th, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has unveiled a new defence strategy that seeks to cut the country's armed forces in a bid to reduce the ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India must prevent ‘tripping of nuclear wire’: daily


December 29th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Talks between Pakistan and India to avert conflict is a step in the right direction, said a daily while observing that "the criticality of arrangements to ... Read more...

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US sanctions 10 Iran shipping firms, including India JV


December 21st, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) The United States has imposed sanctions on ten Iranian shipping firms affiliated with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), including Irano Hind, a joint ... Read more...

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Last US troops out of Iraq (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Dec 18 (IANS) The last batch of US combat forces in Iraq crossed into neighbouring Kuwait Sunday, ending its nearly nine-year presence in the country.A convoy of ... Read more...

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All US troops out of Iraq


December 18th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Dec 18 (IANS) The last batch of American combat forces in Iraq crossed into neighbouring Kuwait Sunday morning, said the US military.The exit marked the completion of the ... Read more...

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U.S. officially ends nearly nine-year-long war in Iraq


December 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday officially ended the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a highly symbolic ceremony in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. It brings to ... Read more...

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China hiding n-arsenal in tunnel maze, say researchers


December 1st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) China is hiding its ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads in a vast network of tunnels, said a media report citing a study carried out by a ... Read more...

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Malaysian mock tribunal finds Bush, Blair guilty of ‘crimes against peace’


November 24th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Malaysian mock tribunal has convicted former U.S. President George W. Bush and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair of 'crimes against peace' over the 2003 ... Read more...

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Engaging India, China a challenge: Pentagon nominee


November 19th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The United States faces difficult challenges in the Asia and Pacific regions, including how to engage emerging powers such as India and China, according to an Obama ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s chemical weapons found


November 15th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Deadly chemical weapons hoarded by slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have been found in the North African country, British Prime Minister David Cameron has said.The ... Read more...

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India seeks global action defeat terrorism


November 15th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 15 (IANS) India has called for international cooperation and concerted action against terrorists and their sponsors, including the complete dismantling of terrorist safe havens. "The international community ... Read more...

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Russia vows to scrap chemical weapons soon


October 4th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will do everything possible to destroy as soon as possible its remaining stockpiles of chemical weapons, the Foreign Ministry said Monday."The Russian Federation ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Drew& Dolph vs Big Show Handicapped Match


July 12th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The team of Drew McIntyre and Dolph Zigler were sent out to battle against the Big Show last night on 'WWE Raw'. This match was made by order ... Read more...

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No more excuse for Western invasion in Middle East: Iran


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After killing Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, Western powers no longer have an excuse for invading Middle Eastern countries, the ISNA news agency ... Read more...

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US exploring new sanctions against Syria


April 26th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): The White House said on Monday it was exploring new sanctions against Syria - mostly involving the assets of top officials around President Bashar al-Assad.Obama administration officials speaking ... Read more...

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India offers help in stopping proliferation of WMDs


April 21st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 21 (IANS) India has welcomed the extension of the mandate of the Committee on proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons for 10 years and has ... Read more...

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Secret memos expose link between UK Govt, oil firms and invasion of Iraq


April 19th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): British Government documents have revealed plans to exploit Iraq's oil reserves and the world's largest oil companies the year before Britain took a leading role in invading Iraq.According ... Read more...

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US expands search for weapons of mass destruction to East Africa


April 14th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): The United States government is expanding a 20-year-old program to secure and destroy Cold War-era nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction to East Africa, according to the American ... Read more...

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Iran ready for nuclear talks with G5+1, but no compromise on nuke programme


April 13th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 13 (ANI): Deputy Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Baqeri, has said his country is ready for the next round of talks with the five permanent members of ... Read more...

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Malaysia may be a transit point for weapons of mass destruction: Hishammuddin


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 22 (ANI): Malaysia's Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has said that police are probing the possibility of the country being a transit point for weapons of mass destruction (WMD)."It is ... Read more...

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West considering military action against Gaddafi over use of chemical weapon fears


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): The Western leaders, including British Prime Minister David Cameron are reportedly considering ordering military action against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi amid fears that the Libyan dictator could use ... Read more...

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Saudi man in US custody for terror plot


February 25th, 2011 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) A Saudi Arabia-origin man has been arrested in the US state of Texas on charges of plotting terrorist attacks with weapons of mass destruction, the US justice department ... Read more...

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Colonel Gaddafi personally ordered Lockerbie bombing: Ex- Justice Minister


February 24th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Libya's former Justice Minister Mustafa Mohamed Abdel-Jalil has said Colonel Gaddafi personally ordered the Lockerbie attack which resulted in deaths of 270 innocent people.Abdel-Jalil said he had proof ... Read more...

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