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Infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir; soldier, guerrilla killed


September 5th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) An army soldier and a terrorist were killed in a gun battle in Kashmir's Kupwara district when a group of armed guerrillas attempted to sneak into ... Read more...

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18 militants killed in army operation in Pakistan


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) At least 18 militants were killed on Thursday during an operation conducted by security forces in Pakistan's northwestern Bajaur tribal region, reports said.Local media ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani soldiers killed in cross-border attack


August 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers were killed Thursday when millitants across the Afghan border attacked a check post with automatic weapons.The incident took place in Upper Dir ... Read more...

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Nine policemen gunned down in Lahore (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine police personnel were shot dead Thursday in Lahore in a brazen attack by gunmen who stormed a building where they were asleep, a media report ... Read more...

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18 Shia pilgrims gunned down in Pakistan


July 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Friday night when unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen rained bullets at a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media ... Read more...

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12 dead in Egyptian families’ quarrel


June 11th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a fight among three Egyptian families over a piece of land, Xinhua reported.According to official MENA news ... Read more...

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Russian investigator survives murder attempt


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS) A Russian federal investigator was injured when his car came under fire in the North Caucasus region, officials said.Two unidentified assailants fired at his car with ... Read more...

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Kazakh cops jailed for attacking protesters


May 29th, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five police officers have been sent to jail for their heavy-handed response to a protest by striking oil workers in Kazakhstan last year.At least 15 ... Read more...

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Three held in Denmark on terror charges


April 27th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 27 (IANS) Three people - including a Jordanian and a Turk - were arrested in the Danish capital Friday on suspicion of preparing for a terrorist act, officials ... Read more...

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Taliban storm Pakistani jail, free nearly 400 inmates (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Taliban militants armed with guns and granades stormed a Pakistani jail early Sunday and freed nearly 400 prisoners.Over 100 militants launched the attack around 1.30 ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Pakistani jail, nearly 400 escape


April 15th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 inmates escaped from a Pakistani jail early Sunday after Taliban militants attacked the facility with guns and grenades.Over 100 militants launched the attack ... Read more...

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Company manager shot dead in Meerut


April 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, April 12 (IANS) Three unidentified criminals shot dead a manager of a cable company here Thursday, police said.One shopkeeper was also critically injured when he tried to rescue ... Read more...

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Kashmir police convoy attacked, five injured (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Saturday attacked the convoy of the Sopore district police chief in Jammu and Kashmir, injuring two of his guards and three civilians, police said. ... Read more...

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Militants attack district police chief’s convoy in Kashmir


January 7th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Saturday attacked the convoy of the Sopore district police chief in Jammu and Kashmir, injuring two of his guards and a civilian, police said."Militants ... Read more...

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Russian thieves steal platinum


December 26th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of armed robbers raided a factory in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan in the early morning hours Sunday, making off with platinum ... Read more...

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Norway mass killer to escape trial


November 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in Oslo in July, cannot be held accountable for his actions and put on trial. He will ... Read more...

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Militants ambush Pakistani troops, killing 9 soldiers


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine Pakistani soldiers were killed on Monday when heavily-armed gunmen ambushed troops in the country's Khyber Agency, according to media reports on Tuesday.The attack occurred during ... Read more...

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9 securitymen, 15 militants killed in Pakistan clash


October 17th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) At least nine Pakistani security personnel and 15 militants were killed Monday during an armed clash triggered by an attack on a security check post ... Read more...

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Pirates hijack tanker off Nigerian coast


October 11th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Oct 11 (IANS) The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Tuesday said pirates have hijacked a tanker off the Nigerian coast.The tanker carrying products was attacked late Saturday and the vessel ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt’s movie set raided


October 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, Oct 11 (IANS) The Hungarian police raided the set of Brad Pitt's upcoming zombie movie "World War Z" and seized 85 weapons from a warehouse.According to the police ... Read more...

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In Chandigarh, ‘AK-47′ sells for Rs.3.10 lakh


October 10th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) This 'AK-47' finally sold in an open auction for Rs.3.10 lakh against a reserve price of just Rs.10,000! And it has nothing to do with the ... Read more...

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Guerrillas attack paramilitary camp in Sopore


September 14th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) A day after the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) divisional commander was killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, separatist guerrillas Wednesday attacked a paramilitary camp in the town ... Read more...

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Ahead of student polls, war zone at Panjab University


September 1st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) A bulletproof armoured vehicle and commandos with automatic weapons, 600 security personnel and sealed gates, post-midnight raids on hostels and over 100 closed circuit television ... Read more...

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Intercepted suspect ship may have been hijacked: Officials (Lead, With images)


August 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian Navy says that the cargo ship it intercepted late Sunday may have been hijacked and used for smuggling contraband.The 500-tonne M.V. Nafis-I had been ... Read more...

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Sunni leader assassinated in Iraq


June 6th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 6 (IANS) A leader of Iraq's Sunni paramilitary group has been gunned down by unidentified assailants near the capital city of Baghdad, Xinhua reported.The convoy of Sheik Majid ... Read more...

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Militants enter home, kill father, son in Kashmir


May 28th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas entered the home of a Jammu and Kashmir villager at night and shot the 55-year-old man and his son to death while they were ... Read more...

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Gunfight between guerrillas, security forces in Kashmir


May 25th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) A fierce gunfight was on Wednesday between security forces and guerrillas holed up inside a house in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police ... Read more...

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Attack on naval base exposes Pakistan’s grave security risks: Experts


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A well-coordinated attack by heavily armed terrorists at a Pakistani naval base in Karachi has once again revealed the grave security dangers the increasingly ... Read more...

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Gunbattle on as terrorists take hostages at Pakistan naval facility


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) Fierce gunfights raged overnight as heavily-armed terrorists stormed a key military facility here, destroyed two surveillance aircraft and left five personnel dead. The guerrillas, who ... Read more...

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Bahrain facing fresh violent repression over arrests, female student’s death


April 17th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Apr 17 (ANI): Bahrain has come under a fresh violent repression over new arrests and the alleged death of a female student in the country.According to The Guardian, vehicles full ... Read more...

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Seven policemen killed in militant attack in Manipur


April 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, April 15 (IANS) Seven policemen were killed and six injured Friday in an ambush by militants in Manipur, an officer said.A police spokesperson said a group of heavily armed ... Read more...

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Three troopers killed in ambush in Assam


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 2 (IANS) Three paramilitary troopers were killed and four injured in an ambush by tribal militants Saturday in the election-bound Assam, officials said.A police spokesman said heavily armed ... Read more...

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Black Caps security chief knows when to expect danger


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar.23 (ANI): Regan Walters has protected movie stars, royalty and Bill Gates. And now, during the Cricket World Cup, he is protecting the Black Caps.He had been involved in firefights in ... Read more...

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Three ULFA rebels, cop killed in Assam gunfight


March 15th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 15 (IANS) Three bombers of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and a policeman were killed in a gunfight Tuesday in Assam, a day after the ... Read more...

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Eight BSF personnel killed in Assam ambush


March 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Mar 15 (ANI): At least eight Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were killed and eight others injured in an ambush by the anti-talks faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland ... Read more...

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