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WWII bombing victims in China sue Japan


September 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Survivors of a series of bombings on a city in southwest China during World War II are seeking compensation from the Japanese government, more than seven ... Read more...

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31 killed in Syrian bombings (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Sunday in two separate bombings that marked an intensification of violence in the unrest-torn Syria, Xinhua reported.The day started with ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release Sarabjit Singh soon, says lawyer


September 7th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row, is all set to be released by the Pakistani government, his lawyer Awais Sheikh says.Sheikh has said ... Read more...

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Krishna assures Sarabjit’s family he will take up issue


August 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured the family of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, that he would take up ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Sketches of suspects prepared, four detainees freed


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 3 (IANS) Two days after a series of four coordinated but low-intensity blasts rocked the city, police Friday remained tight-lipped about the progress of the investigation even as ... Read more...

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School bombing by Taliban causes concern in Pakistan


July 25th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The bombing of schools by the Taliban shows that militancy is not under control, said a Pakistani daily which pointed out that a staggering 100 ... Read more...

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9,000 Syrian refugees reach Iraq


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 22 (IANS)Iraq's Kurdish region has received up to 9,000 Syrian refugees looking to flee their homeland following ongoing violence, Xinhua quoted a Kurdish official as saying."The camps, which ... Read more...

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Iraq war was biggest mistake of US: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Former US secretary of state Madeleine Albright Tuesday said that the war on Iraq was the US's "biggest mistake"."America attacked Afghanistan as a direct ... Read more...

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Serial bombings hit Myanmar border town


June 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Five bomb blasts took place in quick succession in Muse town on Myanmar's northeastern border Saturday midnight but there were no reports of any casualties, Xinhua ... Read more...

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ATM bombings continue unabated in South Africa


June 6th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 6 (IANS) Attacks on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) have gone up rapidly in South Africa this year, with 18 cash machines being blown up in a single ... Read more...

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Briton charged with planning Kenya bombings


May 10th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A 29-year-old Muslim Briton has been accused of planning bomb attacks in Kenya on behalf of Al Qaeda-linked terror outfit al-Shabab.Jermaine Grant, a resident of London, ... Read more...

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Damascus bombings toll rises to 55 (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) At least 55 people were killed and more than 370 people, including military personnel, were wounded Thursday when two suicide bombers triggered massive blasts in the ... Read more...

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Secret Osama files reveal Al Qaeda membership


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A list of Al Qaeda members first discovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan has been published, disclosing the various fates of the group's followers, ... Read more...

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29 hurt in four bombings in Ukraine (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 29 people, including nine children, were injured Friday in four successive bomb attacks in Ukraine's Dnepropetrovsk city, the government said.Police said at least ... Read more...

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Norway killer’s German lover deported


April 20th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A German woman who claimed she was Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik's lover has been deported from Norway.The woman is a resident of Stuttgart, but ... Read more...

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China seeks Pakistan help to nab six terrorists (Third Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China wants Pakistan to help arrest six Islamist terrorists whose assets and funds have been frozen.The six were core members of the "East Turkistan Islamic Movement", ... Read more...

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Terrorist shot dead in Aurangabad


March 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), March 26 (IANS) The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Monday shot dead a suspected terrorist allegedly involved in the 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, police said here.Acting on a tip-off, ATS ... Read more...

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Two ‘terrorists’, 27 others killed in Syria blasts (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) Syrian state-TV said Saturday that two "terrorists" were killed when their bomb-attached car exploded at the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk area south of the capital Damascus ... Read more...

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Top Philippine rebel captured


March 14th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Manila, March 14 (IANS) A top leader of the Abu Sayyaf militant group has been captured in southern Philippines, police said Wednesday.Jeri Jeheron, alias "Black Tungkang", was arrested Tuesday in ... Read more...

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Fingerprints confirm that Kenyan fugitive is none other than Samantha Lewthwaite


March 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenyan officials have confirmed that 7/7 widow Samantha Lewthwaite, wanted for her role in the 2005 bombings in the United Kingdom, has indeed entered the country. Samantha ... Read more...

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Two banks firebombed in Chile


February 28th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) Two masked people set off fire bombs Monday at two bank branches in Santiago, causing damage but no injuries, Chilean police said.A Banco Santander office and ... Read more...

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Three more Iranians held in Bangkok bombing case


February 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 27 (IANS) Three more Iranian nationals have been detained on suspicion of their involvement in three bombings that rocked Bangkok Feb 14 in which five people were injured. ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton documentary to be aired on PBS


February 20th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Monica Lewinsky scandal was one of the most defining moments in the life of the United States and Bill Clinton in particular. On Monday, the first ... Read more...

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Almost all major terror cases solved: Government


February 16th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) "Major" terror cases in India since 2000 have been cracked successfully, the government said Thursday strongly rebutting the opposition charges of alleged failure in ... Read more...

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Iran is undermining world stability : Israel


February 16th, 2012 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 16 (IANS) Israel has blamed Iran for undermining the world stability while critising it for targetting its envoys in India and Georgia.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday condemned ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS (Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

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US closes embassy in Syria


February 7th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Monday closed its embassy in Syria and pulled out its staff, including ambassador Robert Ford, over security concerns, the State Department said."The US ... Read more...

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Watching situation in Manipur: Poll panel


January 27th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Election Commission has said it was keeping a watch on "violent" and "extremist activities" in Manipur, where militants triggered another bomb blast Friday, and ... Read more...

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14 dead in Iraq violence


January 25th, 2012 - 4:42 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 25 (IANS) Fourteen people, among them three policemen, were killed in a series of bombings and shooting in Iraq Tuesday.Four car bombs were exploded in Baghdad targeting Shias. ... Read more...

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Agencies lack coordination in terror probes: Government


January 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after slamming the Mumbai police for allegedly botch up the July 2011 serial blasts probe, the central government Tuesday lauded Maharashtra's anti-terror force ... Read more...

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11 get death for Baghdad attacks


January 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 19 (IANS) Eleven people convicted of carrying out deadly attacks in Baghdad have been sentenced to death, Xinhua reported Thursday.The Presidency Council Thursday approved the punishments issued by ... Read more...

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60 dead in attack on Iraqi Shias, bombings (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 5 (IANS) A suicide bomber Thursday detonated his explosives among Shia pilgrims in southern Iraq, killing at least 36 people and injuring 72 others. Another 24 people were ... Read more...

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Backpacks key to unmasking suicide bombers’ identity


December 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Catching suicide bombers might become easier by testing the containers rather than the bombs hidden in them, thanks to a new technique.Currently, law enforcement labs tend ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Afghan bombings


November 12th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 12 (IANS) At least eight civilians were killed Saturday in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan, while a suicide bomber blew himself up near a police van, leaving five ... Read more...

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