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Obama condemns US envoy’s killing in Libya


September 12th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday condemned the killing of the American ambassador to Libya, and said he was a "courageous and exemplary representative" of the ... Read more...

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US envoy to Libya killed in attack over movie (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The US ambassador to Libya was killed in a rocket attack by unidentified armed men who stormed the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, ... Read more...

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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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Police guarding Lebanese envoy’s house in Syria killed


September 5th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Armed men abducted and "brutally killed" two Syrian policemen guarding the residence of the Lebanese ambassador to Damascus, according to Lebanese newspaper As Safir.The police officers ... Read more...

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16 killed in Afghan terror attack


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) Armed men opened indiscriminate fire and killed 16 civilians Sunday in northern Afghanistan to avenge a Taliban attack, Xinhua reports.The attack took place in Kanam ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels kidnap exporter’s son


August 30th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) A son of a coal exporter to Bangladesh was abducted in Meghalaya by eight armed men from a rebel outfit, police said Wednesday. No ransom call ... Read more...

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Six die in shootout at Brazil nightclub


August 28th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Six people were killed and 14 wounded in a gunfight at a nightclub in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte, police said Monday, ... Read more...

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Syrian rebels set free one of 11 Lebanese pilgrims


August 26th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 26 (IANS) One of 11 Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped by armed men in Syria since May has been set free, officials said.Hussein Ali Omar, who was just freed, touched ... Read more...

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Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur


August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq violence


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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Man robbed at Noida mall, two hurt in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Aug 6 (IANS) In a daylight robbery at the Great India Place mall in Sector 39 Monday, three men robbed a man of several lakhs of rupees and shot ... Read more...

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Iran asks Turkey, Qatar to help release pilgrims in Syria


August 5th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called on Turkey and Qatar to help release 48 Iranian Shia pilgrims abducted in Syria, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In ... Read more...

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Italian embassy staffer kidnapped in Yemen


July 30th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 30 (IANS) A staff member at the Italian embassy in Yemen has been kidnapped by armed men from the capital city of Sana'a, Xinhua reported.The Italian was taken ... Read more...

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Six kids among 26 killed in Pakistan attacks (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least 26 people, including six children and a polio eradication worker with the World Health Organisation (WHO), were killed in separate attacks launched by ... Read more...

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Pakistanis kill two shop robbers


July 19th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two armed men died in Pakistan's port city of Karachi when they attempted a robbery at a shop Thursday, and enraged citizens snatched their weapons and ... Read more...

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Four held for robbery in Delhi


July 18th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Four people have been arrested for robbery at a posh south Delhi locality, police said Wednesday. Among the arrested is the family's domestic help, who ... Read more...

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Woman abducted from Bihar station


July 18th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) A woman was abducted early Wednesday near the Motihari railway station in Bihar by criminals who attacked and seriously wounded her husband and flung her crying ... Read more...

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French aid worker released in Yemen


July 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 15 (IANS) A French aid worker who was kidnapped by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen three months ago in Yemen has been released, Xinhua reported.Benjamin Malbrancke, a Red Cross ... Read more...

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Nagaland Chief Minister’s aide escapes attack


July 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Jul 6 (IANS) A close aide of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio made a narrow escape after unidentified armed men opened fire at him outside his house, police said ... Read more...

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Four of family gunned down in Bihar


June 30th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Patna June 30 (IANS) Four members of a family were shot dead Saturday over a land dispute in Bihar's Madhubani district, police said.Nearly a dozen armed men barged into the ... Read more...

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When two Pakistani criminals met their match


June 29th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Two armed men snatched a bike after shooting at the rider. But before they could flee, the man riding pillion whipped out a gun and fired ... Read more...

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55 killed, 126 injured in Iraq attacks (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 13 (IANS) At least 55 people were killed and 126 others wounded in a series of bomb and gunfire attacks in several Iraqi cities Wednesday, police said.The apparently ... Read more...

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Impounded plane stolen in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A small plane impounded by Colombian authorities last December after entering the country illegally has been stolen from an airport in the northwestern region of Uraba, ... Read more...

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Two Americans kidnapped in Egypt


June 1st, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two American tourists have been kidnapped by unidentified armed men from near the Red Sea resort of Dahab, Egyptian television reported.The two Americans are in ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Briton released in Sudan


May 31st, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, May 30 (IANS) A British humanitarian worker kidnapped in Sudan about three months ago has been released, the UN African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said.UNAMID chief Ibrahim Gambari ... Read more...

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Zardari orders arrests in Karachi rally firing


May 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered stern action against those involved in the killing of participants at a political rally in Karachi.Unidentified armed men opened ... Read more...

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11 shot dead at Karachi rally


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Unidentified armed men opened fire at a political rally in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 30, ... Read more...

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Bulgarian envoy to Yemen escapes abduction attempt


May 14th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 14 (IANS) Bulgarian ambassador in Yemen Boris Genadiev Borisov had a miraculous escape when armed men intercepted his car and tried to kidnap him at gunpoint in Yemeni ... Read more...

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TV reporter shot dead in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A TV reporter, his brother and a friend were gunned down in Pakistan's Sindh province Thursday night, a media report said Friday.Aurangzeb Tunio, reporter of a ... Read more...

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British Red Cross worker found dead in Pakistan


April 29th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) The decapitated and bullet-riddled body of a 60-year-old Briton working for the International Committee of the Red Cross, has been found in Pakistan's Quetta city, three ... Read more...

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Five shot dead at disco in Mexican city


April 16th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), April 16 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed five people at a disco in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, authorities said Sunday."Armed men arrived right ... Read more...

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6 killed, 10 wounded in Iraq attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 wounded in separate attacks carried out in different places of Iraq Sunday, said police.In Iraq's northern city of ... Read more...

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13 labourers abducted in Pakistan


April 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Thirteen labourers of a construction firm were abducted in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said Friday.The kidnappings took place in Dera Bugti district Thursday, reported ... Read more...

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14 gunned down in Karachi


March 31st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) At least 14 people, including a leader of Pashtoon group Awami National Party (ANP) have been shot dead in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, officials ... Read more...

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