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Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

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Jundal’s questioning extended till Sep 10


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) A special court here Monday extended till Sep 10 key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal's custody with the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s Bangladeshi supporter admits plot to attack Pentagon


July 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) A 26-year-old US citizen of Bangladeshi descent, who defines himself as an Al Qaeda supporter, has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on the Pentagon and ... Read more...

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Mexican marines capture son of Sinaloa drug cartel leader


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
ZAPOPAN, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican marines on Thursday morning captured a man believed to be the son of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the leader of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel and ... Read more...

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Journalist kidnapped in Mexico


May 19th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 19 (IANS/EFE) A crime reporter in the northwestern Mexican state of Sonora has been abducted, his newspaper said Friday.Marcos Avila Garcia, 39, was at a carwash a ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six CISF troopers, driver in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in Russia


May 13th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS) Six militants, including a senior member of the Kizlyar militant group who was on a wanted list since 2011, have been killed in a special operation ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... 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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US agent accused of buying guns for Mexican cartels


April 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
El Paso (Texas), April 13 (IANS/EFE) A US Border Patrol agent and his girlfriend are in custody on charges of conspiring to buy firearms and ammunition and smuggle them to ... Read more...

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Top woman Maoist Suchitra Mahato headed lethal rebel squad


March 10th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Top woman Maoist squad leader Suchitra Mahato, who surrendered Friday, is capable of handling all sophisticate firearms including Anton Kalashnikovs and INSAS assault rifles ... Read more...

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Russia to showcase 70 weapon systems in Bangkok


March 6th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian companies will show more than 70 models of arms and military equipment at an international defence exhibition in Bangkok.The equipment will be displayed at ... Read more...

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Four die in Mexico prison fight


January 30th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) Four inmates were killed and seven wounded in a fight at the Aquiles Serdan prison in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, state officials ... Read more...

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Kalashnikov rifle sales up by 57 percent in 2011


January 26th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Izhmash, the manufacturer of Kalashnikov AK assault rifles has said its sales were up 57.4 percent last year at 5.73 billion rubles (about $190 million).The ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill eight at Guatemala disco


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) At least eight people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when gunmen opened fire at a disco in Villa Nueva, a city in ... Read more...

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Maoists shot policemen in head, burnt two


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas killed the 13 policemen in Jharkhand by shooting most of the wounded men in their head and also threw two of them into a ... Read more...

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Mexican cartels moving drugs in armoured vehicles


January 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexican drug cartels are using improvised armoured vehicles known as "monsters" to protect their narcotics shipments from rival gangs, said a military officer.The officer is ... Read more...

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US arrests suspect in bomb plot


January 10th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to bomb sites in the US state of Florida.Sami Osmakac, arrested Saturday night, is a naturalized US ... Read more...

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Three Afghan Taliban killed, 32 held


December 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 11 (IANS) Three Taliban insurgents were killed and 32 arrested during a series of joint military operations carried out in various Afghan provinces over the last 24 ... Read more...

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Russia to build AK-47 ammunition factory in Cuba


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) Russia plans to build a factory in Cuba to make ammunition for AK-47 assault rifles, an official said Thursday."The components were taken to Cuba a few ... Read more...

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Rs.15 lakh reward for clues about IM mastermind


December 1st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) After busting what they termed a major module of the homegrown Indian Mujahideen terror outfit with the arrest of six of its activists, including a ... Read more...

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Six Indian Mujahideen suspects held for terror attacks


November 30th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday claimed to have busted a major module of the homegrown Indian Mujahideen terror outfit by arresting six of its suspected activists, ... Read more...

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Singer gunned down in Mexico


November 15th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Culiacan (Mexico), Nov 15 (IANS/EFE) A singer-songwriter who performed "narcocorridos", ballads that recount the exploits and travails of drug kingpins, was gunned down over the weekend in Culiacan, the capital ... Read more...

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Mexican governor’s nephew slain


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 12 (IANS/EFE) The nephew of a Mexican state's governor has been shot dead, the authorities said.Jorge Torres McGregor, 21, was the nephew of Coahuila state's acting governor ... Read more...

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Four die in Mexican prison brawl


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) Four prisoners were killed Friday in a fight inside a jail in the northern Mexican city of Durango, an official said.The trouble broke out around ... Read more...

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Gunmen attack casino in northern Mexico, kill 53


August 26th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- A group of armed men carried out an attack against a casino in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey in Nuevo Leon state on Thursday, killing at ... Read more...

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I-Day scare: Navy intercepts suspicious ship off Mumbai, recovers weapons


August 15th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian Navy intercepted a suspicious ship in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai late Sunday night and recovered some arms from the vessel, an official said ... Read more...

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Seven die as militants fire at bus


July 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and many injured when militants with assault rifles fired at a bus in Pakistan's Quetta city Friday, media reports said.The ... 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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Identification parade for army men in alleged Kashmir rape


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of police formed to probe the alleged abduction and rape of a woman in south Kashmir is likely to conduct an ... Read more...

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Ukraine sold $1 bn worth of weapons in 2010


July 19th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's arms exports in 2010 reached almost $1 billion with the bulk of weapons sold to African countries, a newspaper said."The portfolio of contracts signed ... Read more...

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Turkey to produce rifles at home


July 5th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, July 5 (IANS) Turkey will domestically produce assault rifles for its armed forces that will eventually replace foreign-made ones currently in use, a media report said.A prototype of a ... Read more...

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‘European fighters joining Afghan Taliban’


June 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) European fighters are joining the Taliban in Afghanistan to avenge the death of former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, a media report said Sunday.According ... Read more...

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Cops arrested during probe into murders of Mexican governor’s security personnel


June 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Mexican authorities on Thursday announced that 26 law enforcement officers have been arrested as part of an investigation into the brutal murders of two state government security ... Read more...

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