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Former croc baiter Ben Chuck named among dead from Afghanistan helicopter crash | The Australian

A FORMER croc baiter from northern Queensland was among those killed in yesterday’s helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

Special forces officer Ben Chuck, 27, was among three Australian servicemen killed when their chopper crashed high in the mountains of northern Khandahar Province.

via Former croc baiter Ben Chuck named among dead from Afghanistan helicopter crash | The Australian.

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DAWN.COM | Pakistan | Suspected US missile kills three in North Waziristan

MIR ALI: A suspected

killed 13 people Saturday in a Pakistani tribal region where several militant outfits are bent on attacking Western troops across the Afghan border, officials said.

via DAWN.COM | Pakistan | Suspected US missile kills three in North Waziristan.

Iran ‘could launch hundreds of missiles’ against Europe: Gates | The Australian

US intelligence has shown Iran could launch an attack against Europe with “scores or hundreds” of missiles, prompting major changes to US missile defences, Pentagon chief Robert Gates said.

The claim came as Russian President Dmitry Medvedev criticised separate US and European sanctions against Iran, telling a newspaper that the big powers should “act collectively” and not unilaterally.

via Iran ‘could launch hundreds of missiles’ against Europe: Gates | The Australian.

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Today Show: Soldier on pain of war: ‘I try to hide it’

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The Thin Red Line

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Russian missile deal unaffected by Iran sanctions: Lavrov

June 12, 2010 1 comment

Moscow was in talks to build more nuclear reactors for the Islamic republic, and that the fresh sanctions would not affect Russia’s economic cooperation with Tehran.

Russian missile deal unaffected by Iran sanctions: Lavrov.

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