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11 sickened after suspicious letter opened at US military base

An official said the envelope was addressed to the Marines' headquarters battalion on the base, not to an individual.

Feb 28, 2018, 11:31 AM IST

11 fall ill after hazmat scare at US base

Eleven persons have fallen ill after a suspicious envelope containing an unknown substance was opened at a US military base in Virginia, authorities said.

Feb 28, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in new Mideast crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties on Monday with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation that is home to a major US military base, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups and backing Iran.

Jun 06, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

Explosion kills four in largest US base in Afghanistan

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the insurgent group was behind the suicide attack inside Bagram, claiming it inflicted "heavy casualties on US invaders".

Nov 12, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

Japan govt takes Okinawa to court over US base relocation

Japan on Tuesday sued its southern region of Okinawa over local resistance to a new US military base, the latest chapter in deepening mistrust between central authorities and the government of the strategic island.

Nov 17, 2015, 12:23 PM IST

Japan resumes work on controversial US base in Okinawa

 Tokyo on Saturday resumed work on a controversial new US military base in southern Okinawa following a month-long suspension, officials said, even as talks with local officials opposed to the project remained deadlocked.

Sep 12, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

Maldives arrest foreigners heading for US military base

 The Maldives has arrested seven foreigners who left the country illegally by trawler and were headed for a US military base on Diego Garcia, a minister said Tuesday.

Aug 11, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Japan says temporarily halting work on new US base in Okinawa

Tokyo said Tuesday it would temporarily halt work on a controversial new US military base in southern Okinawa as talks continue with local officials opposed to the project.


Aug 05, 2015, 02:03 AM IST

Deadlock deepens over US base relocation in Japan

Deadlock over the controversial relocation of a US military base in southern Japan deepened Friday when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met the anti-base governor of Okinawa.

Apr 17, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

US base row on Okinawa worsens as Tokyo refuses to bend

A row over a controversial US military base on the Japanese island chain of Okinawa worsened Tuesday as Tokyo dug in its heels after the local governor ordered a halt to construction.

Mar 24, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

Okinawa vote may determine fate of US base

Residents of Japan`s Okinawa island chain were Sunday electing a governor, a vote which could hamper efforts to relocate a major US military base as the two countries try to strengthen their alliance.

Nov 16, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Protests call for end to US military base move in Japan

Demonstrators rallied in Japan`s southern Okinawa island chain, calling for work to stop on the long-stalled relocation of a controversial US military base.

Aug 14, 2014, 13:56 PM IST

Improvised weapons fired near US military base in Japan

Two improvised rocket launchers were fired near a US military base near Tokyo, police said Friday, adding no-one had been hurt.

Nov 29, 2013, 10:36 AM IST

Brad Pitt visits US Military base for movie research

Hollywood actors Brad Pitt and Shia Labeouf spent an afternoon with US soldiers in California last week in preparation for their upcoming film ‘Fury’.

Jul 01, 2013, 11:00 AM IST

Manila offers US its military bases in case of North Korea

The US would be allowed to station forces at military bases in the Philippines if it went to war with North Korea, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said on Saturday citing a treaty between the allies.

Apr 13, 2013, 14:04 PM IST

Kyrgyzstan rules out US using base after 2014

The Manas air base at Bishkek airport serves as a crucial
hub for the NATO-led force in Afghanistan.

Mar 14, 2012, 00:34 AM IST

Attack on US military base kills 2: Afghan official

Taliban insurgents claimed the bombing, saying it was in
revenge for the burning of Qurans at the base two weeks ago.

Mar 05, 2012, 22:31 PM IST

Last US base handed to Iraq ahead of pullout

Iraq took control of the
last US military base in the country on Friday

Dec 16, 2011, 23:41 PM IST

Obamas visit US military base in Hawaii

The US` first family is spending its Christmas vacations in Kailua.

Dec 26, 2010, 13:33 PM IST

China unhappy with Japanese PM`s remarks on US military base

China on Thursday objected to Japanese
Prime Minister Naoto Kan`s remarks that US military presence
in his country is an important deterrent to China, saying the
Washington-Tokyo alliance should not target a third country.

Jun 24, 2010, 18:25 PM IST