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Taliban deny involvement in Afghan killings


August 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has said it was not involved in the beheading and shooting of 17 people in Afghanistan, and called the accusation "baseless propaganda".The Afghan ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan, win Plate Championship


August 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka defeated Afghanistan by seven wickets to win the Plate Championship final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup at the Allan Border Field here Friday. ... Read more...

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NATO helicopter crashes in southern Afghanistan, killing 11


August 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven American service members and four Afghans were killed Thursday when a coalition helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, military officials said, in what was one of the ... Read more...

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South Africa qualifies for U-19 Super League quarter-finals


August 15th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 15 (IANS) South Africa topped Group D and qualified for the Super League quarter-final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012 after defeating Sri Lanka by four ... Read more...

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Lawson to assist Afghan under-19 World Cup team


July 12th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 11-26.Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) ... Read more...

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Iran arrests all suspects in nuke scientists’ killings


June 29th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All individuals allegedly involved in the assassination of Iran's nuclear scientists have been detained, the country's intelligence ministry said Friday."All the elements involved in the ... Read more...

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Iran arrests suspects over n-scientists’ murders


June 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 15 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has announced the capture of a number of prime suspects in the killings of two of the country's nuclear scientists.The ministry said the ... Read more...

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22 killed in Afghan suicide bombing


June 6th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and more than 20 others injured when a motorcycle-borne Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up Wednesday in Afghanistan's Kandahar ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills NATO troops, children near market


May 21st, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by BNO News
TARIN KOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of foreign troops in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing two coalition service members and two Afghan children, officials said. A ... Read more...

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Four U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash


April 21st, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four American service members were killed on late Thursday evening when a helicopter belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) crashed in southern Afghanistan, officials ... Read more...

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Dozens killed after militants ambush NATO convoy in western Afghanistan


March 30th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by BNO News
FARAH CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- As many as 35 people were killed on late Wednesday when a large group of insurgents attacked a NATO supply convoy in western Afghanistan, sparking a ... Read more...

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Avalanche kills 45 in Afghan province (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 12 (IANS) At least 45 people were killed Monday when an avalanche razed 13 houses in eastern Afghan province of Nuristan, an official said."The incident happened in Guru ... Read more...

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Two policemen among 12 killed in Afghan clash


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 19 (IANS) Two policemen and 12 Taliban militants, among them a rebel commander, were killed Thursday in a fierce gunfight at a check post in southern Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for Iranian nuclear official’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has accused US intelligence agency CIA of being involved in the assassination of Iranian nuclear official.In a protest letter to the US government, the Iranian ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear scientist killed in car bombing


January 11th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) A car bombing in Tehran killed a nuclear scientist Wednesday, the latest in a string of attacks against such scientists in Iran, media reports said.A motorcyclist ... Read more...

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Seven Taliban killed in Afghanistan


January 9th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) Seven suspected Taliban militants have been killed in a special operation in Afghanistan, a government spokesman said.A unit of the Afghan National Directorate of Security ... Read more...

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Six killed in Afghanistan bomb attack


January 4th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 19 injured in a bomb attack in Afghanistan's Kandhar city Tuesday, said an official."A total of six people including ... Read more...

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10 killed in Afghan roadside bombing


December 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 29 (IANS) At least 10 Afghan policemen were killed Thursday in a roadside bombing in the country's Helmand province, said a government official."The local policemen were travelling ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India too good for Maldives; face Afghanistan in final


December 9th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Five times champions India in a vastly improved performance Friday defeated their bugbear Maldives 3-1 to enter their third successive SAFF Cup football final here ... Read more...

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SAF Cup: Afghanistan thrash Bhutan 8-1


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Afghanistan booked their maiden semifinal berth of the SAFF Cup football tournament with a 8-1 drubbing of Bhutan in their last Group A match at ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills police chief in southern Afghanistan


November 8th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by BNO News
LASHKARGAH, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A district police chief was among three people killed on late Sunday afternoon as a result of a roadside bomb attack in southern Afghanistan, officials confirmed on ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on Bhopal victims’ fund


September 12th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a petition seeking directions for a government-takeover of the Rs.436 crore fund, being managed ... Read more...

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Iran considers closing British embassy to protest violence


August 11th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A senior Iranian lawmaker on Wednesday warned that it is considering to close the British embassy in Tehran to protest the "violent crackdown" on British citizens, referring to ... Read more...

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Taliban behead four in Afghanistan


August 10th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 10 (IANS) Taliban rebels have beheaded four civilians in Afghanistan's Farah province, police said Wednesday."A group of armed Taliban rebels kidnapped four civilians in Balabluk district of ... Read more...

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25 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan, BBC reporter dead (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) Taliban militants launched multiple suicide bombings in a southern Afghan city Thursday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Among the dead were six militants ... Read more...

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Thousands attend funeral of Karzai’s half-brother


July 13th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) Thousands of people Wednesday attended the funeral of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother a day after he was assassinated by one of his bodyguards, a ... Read more...

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Afghan president’s half-brother killed by bodyguard (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother was Tuesday assassinated by a bodyguard at his home in Kandahar with the Taliban promptly claiming responsibility for it."My brother ... Read more...

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Over 470 inmates escape from Afghanistan prison


April 25th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 25 (IANS) Over 470 inmates escaped from a prison in Afghanistan's Kandahar town early Monday after digging a hole, an official said."Some 476 inmates made their good ... Read more...

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Taliban helps 470 inmates to escape from Kandahar jail


April 25th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar, April 25 (ANI): The Taliban has helped 470 inmates to escape from a prison in Kandahar, south of Afghanistan on Monday.Some 1,000 inmates, according to an official who declined to ... Read more...

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Need strong evidence in sedition cases: Ex-chief justices


December 28th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Referring to rights activist Binayak Sen being sentenced to life term, two former chief justices of India (CJI) Tuesday said the evidence against an accused in a ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indian shooters continue to disappoint


November 17th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gunagzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to disappoint on the fifth day of the shooting competition of the Asian Games here Wednesday.In the men's 25 metres standard pistol event, Samresh Jung ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Unimpressive start for India in shooting


November 13th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) India finished seventh in the women's team event of the 10 metre air rifle event while the men's team finished fifth in the 50 metre pistol event on ... Read more...

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Taliban call on US to send fact-finding team to uncover “ground realities” in Afghanistan


November 8th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 8 (ANI): The Taliban has called on the US Congress to send a "fact-finding mission" to Afghanistan for investigating what they called the lies and propaganda spread by American ... Read more...

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Pak Ahmadi man forcibly exhumed from Muslim graveyard in Punjab province


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 3 (ANI): Pakistan Police have reportedly forced a family of the Ahmadi sect to exhume the body of a relative because it was buried in a Muslim graveyard.Ahmadis consider themselves ... Read more...

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Eight of 16 CJIs were ‘corrupt’: Ex-law minister (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former union law minister Shanti Bhushan Thursday told the Supreme Court that eight out of the 16 former chief justices of India (CJIs) were "definitely corrupt". Shanti Bhushan ... Read more...

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