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British jets destroy tanks, missile site in Libya

LONDON – British warplanes have bombed Libyan tanks, armoured vehicles and a surface-to-air missile site around Misrata, where rebels were pounded by Muammar Gaddafi’s forces, officials said Thursday.
RAF Tornado aircraft flying from the Italian base of Gioia del Colle carried out the strikes Wednesday around the rebel-held city as part of a multinational operation to protect civilians, the Ministry of Defence announced.
“In the course of these patrols the aircraft launched

Israeli jets hit militant camps in Gaza

GAZA CITY – Israeli warplanes bombed militant training camps in the Gaza Strip for a second time on Saturday, wounding one person, Palestinian officials said. The jets hit two training camps of the Ezzedine al-Qassem Brigades, the armed wing of Gaza’s ruling Hamas movement, in the southern city of Rafah, Hamas security officials said, adding that one bystander was lightly wounded. The raids came after pre-dawn strikes against two training camps of the hardline Islamic Jihad group.

India, Russia sign deals for jets, nuclear cooperation

NEW DELHI: Russia and India on Tuesday agreed on a series of defence and nuclear deals potentially worth billions of dollars and pledged to deepen cooperation on counter-terrorism and regional security.
The agreements surrounded talks in New Delhi between visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Indian Premier Manmohan Singh, during which both sides set a target of doubling bilateral trade to 20 billion dollars by 2015. They also signed a contract envisaging the joint

Russia, India sign deals on fighter jets, nuclear energy

NEW DELHI – Russia and India on Tuesday signed a pact worth up to 30 billion dollars on the development of a fifth-generation fighter aircraft and agreed to pursue a deal to build two Russian nuclear reactors.
The agreements surrounded talks in New Delhi between visiting Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, during which both sides set a target of doubling bilateral trade to 20 billion dollars by 2015.
President Medvedev arrived in India

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