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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in drug plane crash in Venezuela


August 30th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A small plane carrying drugs crashed into a mountain in the northwestern state of Lara, killing the pilot, the Venezuelan interior ministry said."We presume that ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of uranium seized in Bolivia


August 29th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian police have confiscated two tonnes of uranium that was being stored at a building in central La Paz located near the US and Spanish ... Read more...

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Iran twin quake toll rises to 306


August 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's strong twin quakes in northwest Iran has risen to 306, Fars news agency cited the Iranian health minister as saying Monday.Marzieh Vahid ... Read more...

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300 killed in twin quakes in Iran (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after two major earthquakes jolted northwestern Iran, the toll has risen to 300, Fars news agency reported.According to Iranian Seismological Centre, a quake measuring ... Read more...

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250 killed, 1,800 injured in Iran quakes


August 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 250 people were killed and over 1,800 injured as two powerful earthquakes rocked northwestern Iran, Fars news agency reported Sunday.A quake measuring ... Read more...

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Saudi King Abdullah names Prince Salman crown prince


June 20th, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by BNO News
RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi Arabian King Abdullah on late Monday appointed Prince Salman as the kingdom's new crown prince and deputy premier in addition to his existing defense post, ... Read more...

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Guatemala arrests former top cop for killings


March 24th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Former police director Marlene Blanco and two ex-cops were arrested Friday on charges of conspiring to carry out extrajudicial executions, said a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Chile officials to be charged for botched tsunami alert


February 11th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 11 (IANS/EFE) Eight people in Chile, including a former minister, would be charged with failing to issue a proper tsunami alert after a magnitude 8.8 earthquake hit the ... Read more...

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Russia seeks 900 stolen artworks via Interpol


December 29th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has added 900 works of art, including paintings, to Interpol's database of stolen cultural property items, a minister said Thursday.Deputy Interior Minister Sergei Bulavin ... Read more...

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Security preparations for Euro 2012 in final phase: Polish official


December 7th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw (Poland), Dec 7 (IANS) Preparations for ensuring security during the Euro 2012 football championship, co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, are in the final phase, Poland's deputy Interior Minister Adam ... Read more...

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Russian policemen barred from joining political parties


December 4th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a law prohibiting policemen from joining, establishing or funding political parties, said a press secretary for Russia's deputy interior ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested, dozens injured in Chilean student protests


August 11th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 400 people have been arrested and dozens have been injured as tens of thousands protested across Chile on Tuesday, the government said on Wednesday.Deputy Interior Minister Rodrigo ... Read more...

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Qaeda to target UK-bound flights with undetectable chemical explosives from Pakistan


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Al Qaeda is planning to target UK-bound flights taking off from Pakistani airports, using undetectable chemical explosives available in liquid form, according to a report.An intelligence agency has reported ... Read more...

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Russian parliament votes in favor of police reform bill


January 29th, 2011 - 1:26 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- The lower house of the Russian Parliament, the State Duma, on Friday voted in favor of the police reform bill, RIA Novosti reported.The police reform legislation was ... Read more...

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Building evacuated after bomb threat in eastern Ukraine


January 20th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
MAKEYEVKA, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- A government building on Thursday was evacuated following a bomb threat in eastern Ukraine, RIA Novosti reported.A municipal administration facility was targeted by a group of unidentified ... Read more...

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UNSC removes five ‘unimportant’ Taliban names from sanctions list


July 31st, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 31 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council has removed the names of Taliban from its sanctions list, saying they are not much of a threat. Three of them ... Read more...

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27 killed, 270 hurt in Iran blasts (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and about 270 others injured when two bombs went off outside a mosque in southeastern Iran, media reports said Friday. The attack took ... Read more...

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20 dead, 100 hurt in twin blasts in Iran


July 16th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (IANS) At least 20 were killed and over 100 injured in two explosions that tore through a mosque in Iran's southeastern city of Zahedan Thursday, media reports said Friday. "Two ... Read more...

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15 dead in attack on Iranian mosque


July 16th, 2010 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 16 (DPA) A suicide attack on a mosque in southeastern Iran Thursday killed at least 15 people and injured 22, the Iranian interior ministry said. Deputy Interior Minister Ali Abdollahi told ... Read more...

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67,000 policemen to guard Russia Day festivities


June 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 67,000 policemen will be deployed during the countrywide Russia Day festivities Saturday, an official said. "Over 67,000 policemen, 7,700 military servicemen as well as staff of ... Read more...

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Afghan interior minister, spy chief quit in wake of attacks


June 6th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (DPA) Afghanistan's Interior Minister and its intelligence chief have resigned over their failure to prevent Taliban attacks on last week's peace assembly in Kabul, the presidential palace announced ... Read more...

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Chilean government says errors made in quake toll tally


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 22 (IANS/EFE) The Chilean government has acknowledged that errors were made in compiling the official list of the people who died in last month's earthquake. It has now offered a ... Read more...

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Chile says quake toll is 452


March 6th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 6 (DPA) Chile updated the official death toll to 452 victims from the Feb 27 quake that struck near the country's second-largest city, Concepcion. On Thursday, the government had released an ... Read more...

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Toll in Chile quake rises to 76 (Fourth Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Feb 27 (DPA) Chilean authorities reported that at least 76 people had been killed in an 8.8-point earthquake that also inflicted major damage on the South American country early Saturday. "There are ... Read more...

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Pak deputy Interior Minister got 250 banned arms licenses issued in his name


January 26th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.26 (ANI): In an incident which speaks volumes about the working of the Pakistan government, the country's deputy minister of Interior, Tasneem Qureshi, bending all rules and regulations, has had more ... Read more...

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Four killed, three injured in attacks in Iraq


October 21st, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 21 (DPA) At least four people were killed and three injured in fresh violence in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, police said. Armed men burst into a family ... Read more...

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More Saudis deliberately recruited for Sep 11 attacks: Diplomat


September 29th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A Saudi ambassador has accused Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden of deliberately recruiting more Saudis than from other Arab nations in the Sep 11 terrorist attacks to ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda warns of more terror attacks on Saudi Arabia


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Sep.23 (ANI): After a failed suicide bomb attack targeted Saudi Arabia's Deputy Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef last month, the Al-Qaeda has warned of more such attacks in that country.According to ... Read more...

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Wanted Saudi militant turns himself in to authorities


September 2nd, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 2 (DPA) Fawaz al-Utaibi, a Saudi Arabian Al Qaeda-linked militant, has turned himself in to authorities in the kingdom under an amnesty arrangement, the Saudi interior ministry said Wednesday. Al-Arabiya TV ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claims responsibility for attack targeting Saudi prince


August 31st, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 30 (Xinhua) Al Qaeda Sunday claimed responsibility for a terrorist attack that targeted a Saudi prince and deputy interior minister, the pan-Arab al-Jazeera TV reported. The terrorist organisation's branch in ... Read more...

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Saudi official survives suicide bombing attack


August 28th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 28 (DPA) Saudi Arabia's deputy interior minister survived an assassination attempt when a man wanted on terrorism charges blew himself up in the minister's office, the official Saudi press Agency ... Read more...

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Suicide Bombing At Nazran Police Headquarter In Russia Kills 20


August 18th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by GD
In what can be termed to be one of the most deadly attacks to have occurred in Russia since the year 2005. According to the sources, a suicide bomber has reportedly rammed ... Read more...

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Over 3,700 hectares of poppy fields destroyed in Afghanistan


March 14th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 14 (Xinhua) The government of Afghanistan in its war on illicit drugs has destroyed more than 3,700 hectares of poppy fields over the past one month, a media report said ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda has gained strength, active in North Caucasus: diplomat


February 17th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (RIA Novosti) The Al Qaeda terrorist organisation has not become weaker but gained in strength, a Russian diplomat said Tuesday. "We said Al Qaeda had been weakened financially, but ... Read more...

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