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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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30,000 Syrian refugees cross into Lebanon: UN


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 20 (IANS/AKI) Up to 30,000 Syrian refugees may have fled the conflict in their country and crossed into Lebanon, the UN agency for refugees said Friday.Melissa Fleming, chief ... Read more...

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Tunisia to extradite former Libyan PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, May 23 (IANS) Tunisian government has agreed to extradite former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi Mahmoudi, Xinhua reported.According to Tunisian Justice Minister Noureddine Bhiri, the country's authorities have received ... Read more...

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Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants held in Assam


March 10th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants, including a woman and two children, were held here Saturday, police said.The nine Bangladeshis were detained by the Government Railway Police (GRP) ... Read more...

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80,000 people flee Mali as clashes continue


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 2 (IANS) Some 80,000 people have fled the western African nation of Mali to neighbouring countries due to intense fighting between government troops and rebels, the UN refugee ... Read more...

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South Korea’s former first lady in Pyongyang for condolences


December 26th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) South Korea's former first lady and the Hyundai Group's chairwoman crossed into North Korea Monday to pay condolences over the death of Kim Jong-il.Lee Hee-ho, the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi daughter asks Libyans to revolt


November 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Aisha Gaddafi, daughter of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has urged Libyan people to overthrow the new government which came to power "with the planes ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan, India must have policy on prisoners’


November 14th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Innocent people being arrested on both sides of the Pakistan-India border is not a trivial issue and both countries must "devise a joint policy regarding prisoner ... Read more...

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Iranian foreign minister hopes for release of US hikers


August 7th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Saturday that he hopes that the two American hikers detained in Iran on espionage charges will be released soon, the ... Read more...

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Smokers in cars with kids may be penalised in Wales


July 16th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Wales may become the first European province where people accompanying children in cars could be penalised for putting their health at risk by smoking.The plan, being ... Read more...

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Crime trail leads to illegal Bangladeshi immigrants, 140 deported


May 26th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) "I was born and brought up in Midnapore in West Bengal. I have come here to earn a living. I am not a Bangladeshi," pleaded ... Read more...

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Stop border killings, Khaleda Zia tells India (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 6 (IANS) Former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia Friday urged India to end incidents of shooting on the international boundary by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF), ... Read more...

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Border shootings: Bangladesh daily doubts Indian claim


May 6th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 6 (IANS) India's claim that 40 percent of those killed while illegally crossing the border with Bangladesh are Indian nationals was Friday doubted by a leading newspaper ... Read more...

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India for joint efforts to stop Bangladesh border killings


May 5th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) India has sought fullest cooperation from Bangladesh to prevent casualties during illegal movement along the border and said that 40 percent of such cases ... Read more...

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Musharraf says he would not have allowed US operation to kill Osama


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Monday said the United States had violated Pakistan's sovereignty by sending in Special Forces to kill Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.US ... Read more...

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BSF to use non-lethal arms along Bangladesh border


March 12th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) With Bangladesh Saturday protesting the killing of its nationals in firing by Indian border guards, the Border Security Force (BSF) said it will use ... Read more...

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BBC travel magazine offers ‘adventure holiday’ to crisis-struck Libya


February 28th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Even as Libya faces a crisis that has seen more than 1,000 people killed due to clashes between rebels and Colonel Gaddafi's troops, it has not stopped a ... Read more...

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India ready to help Bangladesh in nabbing Mujib killers (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) India Thursday assured Bangladesh of full cooperation in apprehending two men who are said to be hiding in India after being convicted of killing Bangladesh's former president ... Read more...

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India ready to help Bangladesh in nabbing Mujib killers


January 20th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) India Thursday assured Bangladesh of full cooperation in apprehending two men who are said to be hiding in India after being convicted of killing Bangladesh's former president ... Read more...

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Afghan good in transit pilfered in Pakistan


January 20th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 20(ANI): A large number of containers carrying Afghan trade goods have been pilfered inside Pakistan without crossing the border, causing a loss of approximately 19 billion to 37 billion rupees ... Read more...

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Bangladesh protests alleged killing of youth by BSF


January 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi youth Sunday succumbed to injuries allegedly caused during torture by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF), prompting the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) to strongly protest the act. ... Read more...

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US woman held for spying in Iran (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) An American woman has been held in Iran after spy equipment was found hidden in her teeth, a media report said Thursday.Customs officials detained the 55-year-old woman, identified ... Read more...

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US skeptical about winning military struggle in “porous” Pak border areas: WikiLeaks


December 7th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): US diplomats are skeptical about eventually winning the military struggle in Pakistan's badlands, saying that peace talks go nowhere and murderous militants control key towns, a diplomatic ... Read more...

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US doubtful about winning war on Pakistan border


December 6th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) US diplomats in Pakistan are sceptical about eventually winning the military struggle in Pakistan's badlands, saying peace talks go nowhere and murderous militants control key ... Read more...

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One more ISI agent held along Tripura border


October 30th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 30 (IANS) Another agent of Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been arrested by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the India-Bangladesh border in southern Tripura, police said here ... Read more...

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US eyeing expanding its war on terror formally into Pakistan?


October 15th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): Despite the furore over a series of cross border strikes by US-led forces in Pakistan, and the subsequent US apology for the killings of three troops in one ... Read more...

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US pressing Pakistan ‘very hard’ to go after Taliban


October 15th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The United States says it is pressing Pakistan "very hard" to go after Taliban segments connected with Al Qaeda crossing into Afghanistan as they pose a threat ... Read more...

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ULFA linkman killed, two militants escape


October 5th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 5 (IANS) A Bangladeshi linkman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was killed, while two ULFA rebels escaped after a gunfight with police in Meghalaya, an official ... Read more...

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NATO calls on Pakistan to open border for supplies


October 5th, 2010 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 4 (IANS) NATO Monday expressed regrets for the death of three Pakistani soldiers killed in its cross-border helicopter raid against Taliban militants and asked Pakistan to open the border ... Read more...

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Gen. Odierno says US troops will return only if Iraq security force “completely fails”


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): General Ray Odierno has said that a "complete failure" of the Iraqi security forces would be the only situation where the US would resume combat operations there.Gen ... Read more...

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Final brigade of US combat troops leaves Iraq


August 19th, 2010 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (DPA) The final US combat troops departed Iraq early Thursday, ahead of schedule to complete a key phase of President Barack Obama's plan to withdraw, US media reported. An ... Read more...

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Kashmir frees six jailed Pakistani militants


August 18th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has set free six Pakistani militants and sent them to the Attari border checkpost in Punjab for their deportation to Pakistan, official sources ... Read more...

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BSF killed 2 Bangladeshi cattle traders, says Dhaka


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 17 (IANS) Troops from India's Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead two Bangladeshi cattle traders near Shingnagar along the country's northwestern border Monday night, authorities here claimed uesday. Those killed near ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton for Commonwealth Games to enter India via Wagah border


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), Suresh Kalmadi has said the Queen's Baton will enter India from Pakistan via the Wagah border on June ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton Relay comes knocking at Wagah June 25


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games is to enter India from Pakistan via the Wagah border on Friday. A grand event has been ... Read more...

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