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Kayani rules out army operation in Karachi

ISLAMABAD  - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Thursday said there was no need of an army operation in Karachi and Rangers were performing their duties well in the City.General Kayani was apparently responding to the demands from politicians to launch army operation in Karachi. Speaking to media representatives on the sidelines [...]

KYOTO, Japan (Nov. 7, 2012) — With Orient Shield 12 winding down, Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, along with their Japan Ground Self Defense Force counterparts, participated in a historical tour of the ancient city of Kyoto, during the first of two culture days. “We are very thankful [...]

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Bunmi Abumere (nee Fawibe) picked interest in volleyball when she was a pupil at Army Children’s School, Apapa, where the game was one of the main stables in the sports menu. Watching the older pupils spike the ball gave her a sort of thrill that pulled her to the sport, which was later to take [...]

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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Barbara Denman answered her phone at 6 a.m. to hear the voice of her son, Army Spc. Steve Beaty, speaking from the other end. He was calling from a medical facility near Kandahar, Afghanistan, to say he would be all right. Eight hours earlier, he was not so sure. “I got [...]

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It was Army Sgt. Keith Wells’ first Thanksgiving Day away from his family and despite a cornucopia of food provided for the troops, his taste buds were craving his wife’s macaroni and cheese back home. “My wife’s a foodie — you know the Food Network, cooking shows. Everything she makes is golden,” Wells of Charlotte, [...]

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American military forces in Kabul, Afghanistan, are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday with a football game wearing jersey’s donated by the New York Jets. NBC’s Atia Abawi reports.   Obama, as has been his practice during previous holidays, reached out to service members from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy. “The president thanked each [...]

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FORT EDWARD — A year after the state announced the village and town would receive $400,000 to buy part of Rogers Island for preservation and possible development, the project is stalled short of the goal. “We are $50,000 short of making the sale happen,” grant coordinator Darlene DeVoe told the Town Board last week. “We [...]

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Army Chief Ashfaq Pervez Kayani.—AP (File Photo) ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani on Thursday said there was no need of an army operation in Karachi and Rangers were performing their duties well in the city, DawnNews reported. Speaking to media representatives on the sidelines of the D8-Summit, the army chief [...]

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RAWALPINDI: Punjab government has called in army and Rangers for deployment at sensitive spots across the province while a ban has been imposed on pillion riding effective from Friday. This was stated by the Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister, Zulfiqar Khosa while talking to mediamen here. He said the security was already on alert in [...]

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U.S. Army Master Sgt. Wade Manol explains the rules of football to players during a six-team competition to mark Thanksgiving at the U.S.-led coalition base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq) (AP) — It was Army Sgt. Keith Wells’ first Thanksgiving Day away from his family and despite a cornucopia of [...]

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