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  • Israel deploys more missile interceptors, Gaza death toll up to 125 July 12, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israel rushed an eighth missile interceptor battery into service on Saturday to counter stronger-than-expected rocket fire from Gaza as the military pounded positions in the Palestinian enclave for a fifth day, killing 19 people, medics said. The Jewish state kept options open for a possible ground offensive into densely populated...
  • Pakistani constables fired for plucking guavas from PM Sharif's garden June 10, 2014

    Lahore: Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden. Abid and Saifullah lost their jobs for committing the 'crime'. They were dismissed from service after they were found guilty of their crime, Lahore police sources...
  • Chemical weapons watchdog discusses Syria mission January 30, 2014

    The international chemical weapons watchdog will be meeting on Thursday to discuss slow progress in its mission to destroy Syria's poison gas and nerve agent program by the end of June. In a note prepared last week for the behind-closed-doors meeting of the executive council of the Organisation for the Prohibition...
  • Britain to withdraw 3,800 troops from Afghanistan December 19, 2012

    London: Britain will withdraw 3,800 troops, almost half of the current force serving in Afghanistan's troubled Helmand province, by the end of 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today. Cameron told the Parliament that 3,800 British troops are to be withdrawn from Afghanistan next year. Troop numbers are already being reduced...
  • 17,000 policemen in B'lore for peaceful Eid August 20, 2012

    Bangalore: The city police have intensified their crackdown on persons targeting people from the northeast who are living in the city. On Sunday, six persons were arrested by the Adugodi and Ashok Nagar police for allegedly threatening people from the northeastern states. With this, the total number of arrests since Thursday...
  • Dutch government falls over Afghan troop mission February 20, 2010

    Amsterdam: Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende's coalition government collapsed on Saturday when the two largest parties failed to agree on whether to withdraw troops from Afghanistan this year as planned. The fall of the government in the EU member country, just two days short of the coalition's third...
  • Pak has moved troops away from Indian border: US July 31, 2009

    Washington: Pakistan has redeployed a large number of its troops from the border with India to Afghanistan claims US Representative for Af-Pak Richard Holbrooke. Sources suggest that the redeployment is the result of the Indo-Pak joint statement issues at Sharm-el Shiekh in Egypt. Holbrooke described the troop redeployment as significant but gave...