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CIA ’secret army’ seeks to destroy Syria: Report


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) An American author and historian says a "secret army" of US spy agency CIA has the goal of destroying the Syrian state, Iran's Press TV reported ... Read more...

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Interpol red corner notice against fugitive Iraqi vice president


May 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 8 (IANS) Interpol issued Tuesday a red corner notice against fugitive Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, a Sunni, over alleged terrorist acts."At the request of Iraqi ... Read more...

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Brazilian judge assassinated


August 13th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian judge who received death threats after imposing harsh sentences on vigilantes was slain Friday in suburban Rio de Janeiro, police said.Patricia Lourival ... Read more...

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Kashmir conflict will last for 100 years, says Cohen


May 31st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 31 (IANS) A leading American expert on South Asia feels that the India-Pakistan conflict over Jammu and Kashmir will last for 100 years -- or perhaps even more.Stephen ... Read more...

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Baloch rights body condemns brutal killing of Sindhi leaders


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has strongly condemned the brutal and inhuman killings of Sindhi nationalist leaders by what it called the death squads of ... Read more...

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Baloch Human Rights Council expresses extreme concern over Pak atrocities


February 28th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28(ANI): The Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has strongly condemned and expressed extreme concern on the continuing human rights violations being perpetrated by Pakistan's security agencies in Balochistan.According to ... Read more...

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Five killed in Brazil anti-drug operation


April 21st, 2010 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 21 (IANS/EFE) At least five people were killed and one was wounded Tuesday in a police operation targeting a drug trafficking gang here, Brazilian officials said. The five dead ... Read more...

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I did not say ’special death squad’ made by Cheney killed Benazir: Hersh


May 19th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 19 (ANI): US journalist Seymour Hersh has contradicted news reports being published in South Asia that quote him as saying a "special death squad" created by former US vice ... Read more...

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European court bans Russian extradition of Israeli to Colombia


May 28th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, May 28 (RIA Novosti) The European Court of Human Rights Wednesday ruled that Russia cannot extradite to Colombia an Israeli national accused by Bogota of conspiracy to commit terrorism, the ... Read more...

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Colombian militia camp found inside Venezuela


April 30th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by admin
Caracas, April 30 (IANS) Venezuela's armed forces have discovered a camp set up by a Colombian militia group inside the country and arrested four of its members, Spain's EFE news agency reported ... Read more...

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Spain will not extradite Isabel Peron to Argentina


April 28th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Madrid, April 28 (DPA) Spain's National Court Monday decided against extraditing former Argentine president Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, 77, to Argentina, where she is being linked with crimes committed by death ... Read more...

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Former Colombian senator seeks Costa Rican asylum (Lead)


April 23rd, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
Bogota, April 23 (IANS) Former Colombian senator Mario Uribe Escobar, a cousin of President Alvaro Uribe, has sought political asylum at the Costa Rican embassy, Spain's EFE news agency reported Wednesday. Mario ... Read more...

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Four killed in Brazilian shantytown shooting


February 25th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 25 (IANS) At least four people have been killed in an incursion by drug traffickers into a shantytown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's Globonews television reported. A group ... Read more...

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Benazir was a victim of her own legacy, says William Dalrymple


January 4th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Assassinated ex-premier of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto was a victim of her own legacy, according to noted author William Dalrymple. During Benazirs regime, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) of Pakistan had ... Read more...

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