assassination attempt

Purge extremists within Pakistani military: Daily


September 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Friday called for a "purge" of all those military personnel who sympathise with the militants after terrorists targeted a Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Missing Chinese leader sends condolences


September 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Chinese leader Xi Jinping, who disappeared from public view weeks before a Communist Party congress, has sent condolences over the death of an official, a media ... Read more...

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Afghan education minister survives assassination bid


July 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 15 (IANS/WAM) A day after an Afghan lawmaker was killed in a suicide blast, Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid survived an assassination attempt Sunday after a bomb targeted ... Read more...

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New president in Egypt: Implications for political Islam (Comment)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Egypt, land of the Nile, splendour of the pharaohs and now remembered through the majestic pyramids is birthplace of one of the oldest civilizations of the world. It marked ... Read more...

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Russian official survives murder attempt


May 29th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS) A district administration official in Russia's North Caucasus region was shot at several times by unknown gunmen by he survived the assassination attempt, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Putin unaffected by assassination plot


February 28th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has not been affected by a plot to assassinate him, his spokesman said Tuesday."It hasn't affected either the mood or ... Read more...

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Putin assassination plot uncovered


February 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian and Russian security services have uncovered a group plotting an assassination attempt on Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the state-run Channel One reported Monday.The ... Read more...

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Injured Israeli woman stable


February 16th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The wife of an Israeli diplomat who was badly injured in a terror attack here two days ago is now stable and has started talking, ... Read more...

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Hitler’s base up for rent


January 19th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Poland has put up for rent Hitler's Wolf's Lair, the massive fortified base where the Nazi leader spent much of the war time and the scene ... Read more...

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Guatemalan judge escapes assassination attempt


December 31st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) A judge in Guatemala who is presiding over many cases related to human rights violations by security forces, was wounded when assailants shot at his ... Read more...

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Apex court quashes order for CBI probe against Punjab officer (Second Lead)


December 7th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday quashed a Punjab and Haryana High Court order directing a CBI probe into the alleged involvement of a senior IPS officer ... Read more...

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Apex court quashes order for CBI probe against Punjab officer


December 7th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday quashed a Punjab and Haryana High Court order directing a CBI probe into the alleged involvement of a senior IPS officer ... Read more...

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Obama calls Saudi envoy on assassination attempt


October 12th, 2011 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday called Saudi Ambassador to the US in the wake of two men accused of trying to assassinate him, the White ... Read more...

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Jesus! Goa priest turns filmmaker


August 4th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 4 (IANS) A Goa-based priest recently donned the director's hat along with his sacramental robes and shot a documentary that was screened at the New York Film Festival. ... Read more...

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MIM not to pursue politics of murder, says Asaduddin Owaisi


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) will not pursue the politics of murder to avenge the assassination attempt on its leader Akbaruddin Owaisi, but wants a probe into the ... Read more...

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MIM legislator Owaisi discharged from hospital


May 20th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi, who survived an assassination attempt by his rivals last month, was Friday discharged from the hospital.The young leader came out ... Read more...

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Gabrielle Giffords recovering from her skull wound


May 19th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is on course to recover from a gunshot into her head, doctors say. Doctors on Wednesday carried out a milestone operation on ... Read more...

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After assassination attempt, MIM got strengthened: Asaduddin Owaisi (Interview)


May 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The failed assassination attempt on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi has led to outpouring of public sympathy and thus strengthened the party, says the outfit's ... Read more...

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MIM leader attack: Seven accused sent to judicial custody


May 4th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 4 (IANS) A city court Wednesday sent seven accused in the case relating to an assassination attempt on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi to 14 days of ... Read more...

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Five accused of attacking MIM leader surrender to police


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 2 (IANS) Five accused of involvment in Saturday's attack on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi surrendered to Hyderabad police Monday.The accused gave themselves up before the officials ... Read more...

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Libya regime targets British embassy after Gaddafi ‘assassination’ attempt


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Libyan forces set alight the British embassy in Tripoli, and also targeted other Western buildings after NATO airstrikes were carried out to assassinate Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.The Libyan ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels doubt Gaddafi’s son is dead


May 1st, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, May 1(ANI): Libyan rebel fighters have questioned government's claim that dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's youngest son and three grandchildren were killed in a NATO missile attack last night.Libyan government spokesman Moussa Ibrahim ... Read more...

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MIM leader Akbar Owaisi’s condition still critical (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh legislator and Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi was out of danger but his condition remained critical Sunday, a day after he was stabbed ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son, three grandchildren killed in NATO strike (Third Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his wife survived a NATO air strike that killed his youngest son Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three grandchildren.Missiles struck the Tripoli ... Read more...

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MIM leader Akbar Owaisi remains critical


May 1st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) The condition of Andhra Pradesh legislator and Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Akbaruddin Owaisi remained critical Sunday, a day after he was stabbed and shot at by ... Read more...

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High alert in Hyderabad after attack on Owaisi


April 30th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Police sounded high alert in the old city of Hyderabad Saturday after an attack on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader and Andhra Pradesh legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi.Police forces, ... Read more...

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Iraqi minister survives assassination attempt


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iraqi Minister for Industry and Minerals Ahmed Nassir Al Karbuli survived an assassination attempt by unidentified gunmen, an official said Sunday.The incident occurred in the ... Read more...

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US aborted drone attack on Sirajuddin Haqqani in Pak over fear of civilian deaths


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 23(ANI): The United States had reportedly passed up a chance to kill Haqqani network leader Sirajuddin Haqqani last year, when CIA authorities chose against firing a missile from a predator ... Read more...

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Tribal student leader killed in Assam


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 22 (IANS) Tribal militants Tuesday shot dead a leader of the influential All Adivasi Students Association of Assam (AASAA) in the state, officials said.A police spokesperson said AASAA president Bosco ... Read more...

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Egyptian vice-president not an assassination target


February 6th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.6 (ANI): Egyptian government officials have denied reports that newly named vice president Omar Suleiman had been the target of an assassination attempt last month.A government statement said a stray bullet ... Read more...

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Cairo protesters hold out, Obama nudges Mubarak (Roundup)


February 5th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Egyptians determined to oust President Hosni Mubarak held their ground in Cairo Saturday, as US President Barack Obama reiterated that the transition of power "must begin now".The ... Read more...

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Assassination attempt on Egypt vice president: Report


February 5th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) An assassination attempt on Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman has failed, but it left two of his bodyguards dead, a media report said.The attempt to kill Suleiman ... Read more...

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Egyptian VP target of assassination attempt that killed two bodyguards


February 5th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5(ANI): Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman was recently the target of an assassination attempt, in which two of his bodyguards were killed.According to Fox News, a senior Obama administration official ... Read more...

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Shot congresswoman Giffords to move to Texas rehabilitation clinic


January 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Tucson (Arizona, US), Jan 20(ANI): US Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords will begin in-patient rehabilitation at a facility in Texas on Friday, two weeks after surviving an assassination attempt.According to the BBC, ... Read more...

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Explosive found on US-bound planes were used in past Qaeda plots: NYT


October 31st, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 31 (ANI): Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate (PETN), the explosive found in two bombs hidden in printer cartridges that were being shipped via jets from Yemen to the United States, were used ... Read more...

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