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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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FBI agents ’sleep with sources, watch porn at work’


February 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Agents at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is supposed to be the nation's elite police force, are now being disciplined for serious breaches of misconduct, secret files ... Read more...

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Killing of Pak Punjab Governor deepens political crisis in Pakistan


January 5th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 5(ANI): The assassination of Pakistan Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, an outspoken secular politician, by one of his elite police guards on Tuesday has plunged the government deeper into political crisis.According ... Read more...

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Three-day mourning in Pakistan for Punjab governor


January 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday announced three days of state mourning for Punjab province Governor Salman Taseer, who was killed in an attack in Islamabad.Taseer ... Read more...

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Australia sending elite police squad to boost its athletes’ security at CWG


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 23 (ANI): Concerned about security arrangements for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, Australia is rushing its elite police squadron to safeguard its players and officials.Earlier, the Australian Government had ... Read more...

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South African authorities seize Naomi Campbell ‘blood diamonds’


August 7th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 7 (ANI): South African authorities say they are now in possession of supermodel Naomi Campbell's so-called 'blood diamonds'.According to the Daily Mail, The Hawks, South Africa's elite police ... Read more...

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Elite police to be deployed for German-England game


June 25th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein, June 25 (DPA) South African authorities are tightening security for Sunday's Germany-England World Cup knock-out match in Bloemfontein, including the deployment of elite security force units. Police officers from England and from ... Read more...

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Tight security for Sri Lankan poll Thursday


April 7th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Thousands of police and military personnel will be deployed across Sri Lanka during Thursday's parliamentary election, an official said. Combined military and police personnel will be deployed to prevent ... Read more...

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Iraqi forces arrest suspected al-Qaeda cell leader


March 14th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi forces on Friday arrested a suspected leader of an al-Qaeda cell in Al Fadil, the U.S. military said on Sunday.The identity of the suspected terrorist was not ... Read more...

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Afghan soldiers lagging behind international forces in Operation Moshtarak


February 21st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Feb 21(ANI): As the NATO and Afghan soldiers fight their way into the Taliban stronghold in southern Afghanistan, the performance of the Afghan troops have been tested to the ... Read more...

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Pak set-up 26 new military check-post along Afghan border to check Taliban crossover


February 21st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.21 (ANI): Pakistan has set-up 26 new military check-post in Balochistan along the Afghanistan border to check infiltration of Taliban and other extremists in the wake of the ongoing 'Operation ... Read more...

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Taliban ’stepping up resistance’ against Operation Moshtarak


February 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Feb 20(ANI): British troops have admitted they are facing strong resistance from Taliban insurgents to the big military offensive, Operation Moshtarak, being conducted by UK and its allies in ... Read more...

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Brit Special Air Service, US Navy SEAL units take out top 50 Taliban commanders


February 11th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11(ANI): British Special Air Service (SAS) men and US Navy SEAL teams have killed up to 50 Taliban commanders in a series of daring raids deep inside southern Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops kill 4 militants in Swat


December 6th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (DPA) Pakistani security forces killed at least four militants, including a local commander, in the restive Swat valley Sunday, officials said. The casualties came as troops continued search operations ... Read more...

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Pakistani police in the dark after power supply snapped


November 12th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Five police complexes in Pakistan's Sindh province were left in the dark after the power utility firm snapped their electricity supply due to non-payment of dues. The Karachi ... Read more...

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Brazil emerges from the blackout


November 11th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazil suffered a major power outage that lasted for hours on end, and its major cities and nine states bore the brunt of it. ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence agencies fear rise in terrorist strikes


October 19th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies fear that a new wave of terrorist attacks in the near future on important government installations in major cities of the country could take ... Read more...

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‘Alert’ Pentagon closely monitoring situation in Pak


October 17th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.17 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that is it keeping a close watch on Pakistan's current situation, where the recent spate of terror attacks, particularly on security installations, has raised ... Read more...

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Taliban’s ‘Terror Thursday’ leaves 26 dead in Lahore


October 15th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.15 (ANI): At least 26 persons were killed including 16 security personnel, eight militants and two civilians in three different terror attacks that rocked Lahore on Thursday.Less than a week ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban takes responsibility for Lahore terror attacks


October 15th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.15 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attacks on Lahore on Thursday morning.Armed gunmen launched a series of commando style assaults, similar to the GHQ ... Read more...

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Lahore under terror siege, three more places under attack


October 15th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.15 (ANI): The eastern Pakistan city of Lahore appeared to be under siege from terrorists on Thursday morning, with at least four security installations under attack.While senior police officials confirmed the ... Read more...

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Armed gunmen storm Lahore’s FIA building, take several hostage


October 15th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.15 (ANI): Less than week after terrorists stormed the Pakistan Army's General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, armed gunmen raided the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) building in Lahore on Thursday morning.Television reports said ... Read more...

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Cops injured in Maoist attack in Vidarbha recovering: Doctors


October 9th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Oct.9 (ANI): The four policemen badly injured in an attack by Maoists in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra are responding to medical treatment, said doctors attending them in Nagpur on Friday.Maoists ... Read more...

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Security forces arrest suspected terrorist in Baghdad


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- The Iraqi Emergency Response Brigade arrested a suspected terrorist in Baghdad on Thursday, the U.S. military said on Sunday. The elite police force was operating under the authority of ... Read more...

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75 percent of terrified cops go ‘missing’ in ‘death zone’ Buner


May 26th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 26 (ANI): With the Taliban establishing its writ in the Swat Valley, a large number of police personnel deployed in the region have reportedly run away.It has been revealed ... Read more...

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Policemen desert Pakistan’s Malakand division in droves: Report


May 26th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Large numbers of policemen have reportedly deserted Buner while over 40 percent are staying off duty in Swat after the situation deteriorated in Malakand division where the ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops capture Taliban stronghold, kill 80 militants (Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (DPA) Pakistani troops overran an important militant stronghold in northwestern district of Buner, killing some 80 Taliban fighters, an army spokesman said Wednesday. "Security forces have cleared Sultan Was ... Read more...

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Elite police team to probe Chennai train collision


April 30th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) The elite Crime Branch Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) of the Tamil Nadu police will probe Wednesday's train collision in a Chennai suburb that claimed four lives, officials said ... Read more...

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Pak Elite Police force lacks basic maintenance equipments for its weapons


March 19th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.19 (ANI): The Pakistani Elite and Mujahid forces dont have basic equipment required for the maintenance of their weapons. Officials at the Qurban Lines and Qila Gujjar Singh Police Post have ... Read more...

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Despite permanent truce in Swat, reopened schools witness poor attendance


February 23rd, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Feb. 23 (ANI): All boys and some girls schools reopened in the Swat valley on Monday following a permanent ceasefire between the Pakistan Government and Taliban, but only forty percent ... Read more...

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Pakistani province to arm 30,000 civilian crime busters


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) After buying peace with the Taliban by agreeing to impose Shariat laws in seven districts, the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) government is to arm 30,000 civilians to ... Read more...

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10 civilians killed by suspected LTTE cadres in Sri Lanka (Lead)


February 22nd, 2009 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 21 (IANS) At least 10 civilians including two children were killed and five wounded in a village in Sri Lanka's eastern Amparai district by a group of suspected Tamil Tiger ... Read more...

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Elite police force created in Ghaziabad


January 5th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 5 (IANS) In the wake of many terrorist strikes in India, the Ghaziabad police Monday constituted an elite force to combat terror.The 100 member force of the Quick Response Team ... Read more...

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NWFP government wants Swat operation to be more effective


December 21st, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec.21 (ANI): Alarmed at the recent surge in militant activities, the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) government in Pakistan has demanded the federal government to make the Swat operation more ... Read more...

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Thai premier ready to talk with protest leaders


November 29th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Nov 29 (DPA) Thai Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat said Saturday that he was willing to talk with protest leaders holding Bangkok's two airports hostage in their bid to topple his government ... Read more...

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