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In America
May 10, 2018 8:30 am gmt |
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Three soldiers died and three more were wounded in a gun battle with suspected gang members in a southwestern Mexican state mired in drug violence, the army said in a statement on Wednesday (May 8), shortly after a former local mayor was killed during a deadly election season in the country. After re...
In Middle East
October 6, 2015 7:35 am gmt |
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A hotel in Aden housing Yemen’s prime minister and his cabinet has been hit by a rocket attack, residents say. There are reports of casualties, though not among ministers staying there. The Qasr hotel has been used a seat of government since a Saudi-led coalition forced Houthi rebels from Aden,...
In Srilanka
September 29, 2015 4:44 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka is pleased to reiterate the continued commitment to UN peacekeeping mission, said President Maithripala Sirisena at the Leaders’ Summit on Peacekeeping at the United Nations on Monday. Leaders’ Summit on Peacekeeping was headed by the US President Barack Obama, the President Media Unit said...
In Latest Stories
September 20, 2015 4:52 am gmt |
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Members of al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria have shot dead at least 45 soldiers captured from a base in northwestern Syria last week, activists said Saturday. Such killings of captured troops have been a common practice of the Islamic State group. However, al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, known a...
In Middle East
September 5, 2015 12:31 pm gmt |
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Forty five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed in Yemen while fighting Houthi rebels as part of a Saudi led coalition, the UAE says. Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash said they had died when a rebel missile struck an ammunition depot. On his official Twitter feed, he said the “...
In India
August 5, 2015 6:40 am gmt |
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Two soldiers of the Border Security Force (BSF) were killed on Wednesday and five were injured when the convoy they were traveling in was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. The BSF returned fire and killed one terrorist, while the others fled into the forest, taking three locals hostage. Th...
In India
July 19, 2015 7:21 am gmt |
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Indian and Pakistani soldiers did not exchange sweets at Eid al-Fitr celebrations at the Wagah border, officials said on Saturday (July 18). Usually guards from India’s Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistani Rangers exchange sweets at Wagah, on the road between the Indian city of Amritsar an...
In India
July 17, 2015 6:42 am gmt |
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Indian army on Friday (July 17) busted a militant hideout along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir’s Kupwara district and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition. It was one of the largest arms and ammunition recovery by the army in Trehgam town of the district. The army recovered two A...
In America
July 14, 2015 4:07 am gmt |
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The US military is considering a plan that would allow transgender people to serve openly in the armed forces. “The Defence Department’s current regulations regarding transgender service members are outdated and are causing uncertainty,” US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said on Mo...
In Europe
June 17, 2015 3:25 am gmt |
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President Vladimir Putin said Russia would put more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles into service this year. It is part of a wide-reaching programme to modernize the country’s military. The move comes after the US proposed increasing its military presence in Nato states in Easter...
In Batticaloa
April 15, 2015 9:55 am gmt |
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The oil anointing ceremony for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year held in Batticalo Shree Mangalarama Rajamaha Vihara, this morning (Wednesday). This oil anointing ceremony was held under the chair of the chief priest of the Vihara and Eastern Provincial chief Sanganayar- Empity Sumanarathna Thero. In th...