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Al Shabaab terrorist jailed for 59 years in Kenya


September 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 21 (IANS) A self-confessed terrorist belonging to the Al Shabaab outfit has been sentenced to 59 years in prison by a Kenyan court, after the man was found ... 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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Andhra Maoists sneak into Chhattisgarh?


August 29th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A large number of technical and explosive experts among the Maoists in Andhra Pradesh have entered Chhattisgarh with a view to attacking security forces, police sources ... Read more...

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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir, arms cache recovered


August 27th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) A huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives has been recovered from a militant hideout in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir.In an operation launched Sunday ... Read more...

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Mobiles fall silent in Kashmir


August 15th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Cell phones across Kashmir Valley fell silent Wednesday morning as official functions to celebrate the country's 66th Independence Day started here.Mobile phones from various service ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Nigeria suicide bombing


August 6th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 6 (IANS) At least six soldiers and two civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack Sunday on a military post in Nigeria's northeast city of Damaturu ... Read more...

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Pune blasts planned, coordinated: Home Secretary


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh Thursday called the serial low-intensity bomb blasts in Pune in Maharashtra as a planned and coordinated attack and said investigators were ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s Bangladeshi supporter admits plot to attack Pentagon


July 21st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) A 26-year-old US citizen of Bangladeshi descent, who defines himself as an Al Qaeda supporter, has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on the Pentagon and ... Read more...

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Taliban using kids as suicide bombers in Afghanistan


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 3 (IANS) The arrest of two children and a teenager with bombs and remote-controlled devices in Afganistan's former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar has sparked fears that the ... Read more...

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French army seeks Russian mine detectors


May 29th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French army experts have expressed interest in Russian improvised explosive device detection systems, following a recent visit to a Moscow training ground, a Russian official ... Read more...

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Terrorist jailed for 23 years in Russia


May 24th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) A court in Russia Thursday sentenced a terrorist to 23 years in a high-security prison after he was convicted of plotting a terror attack and a ... Read more...

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Russian woman jailed in failed terror attack


May 19th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court has sentenced a woman to 10 years in prison after finding her guilty of attempting to detonate herself on Moscow's central Red Square ... Read more...

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Blast in oil pipeline averted in Assam


May 14th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 14 (IANS) A major blast in an oil pipeline was averted in Assam's Dibrugarh district Monday when security forces detected two powerful bombs on one of ... Read more...

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18 killed in Nigerian university attack


April 30th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 30 (IANS) At least 18 people, including two university professors, were killed at a university in Nigeria's northern city of Kano during a church service, said ... 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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40 dead as newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when suicide bombers rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the office of This Day daily, a ... Read more...

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37 dead as newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when a powerful explosion hit the office of Thisday daily, a leading Nigerian national newspaper, ... Read more...

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Newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria


April 26th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) Two offices of a leading national newspaper in Nigeria were bombed by unidentified attackers Thursday, Xinhua reported.The offices of Thisday daily in Abuja and Kaduna states ... Read more...

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Three charged in deadly China bombing


March 31st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 31 (IANS) Three Chinese men were Saturday charged with bombing a bank in a robbery attempt in which two people were killed and more than 10 wounded in ... Read more...

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Blast kills three varsity students in Colombia


March 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 26 (IANS/EFE) Three Colombian university students, including a woman, died Sunday when the explosives they were handling went off at a house in Bogota, officials said.A fourth student ... Read more...

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Kishenji’s laptop recovered in search


March 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) A laptop believed to be that of slain Maoist leader Kishenji as well as a quantity of arms, ammunition, explosives and Maoist literature and documents were ... Read more...

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Terror attack foiled in Russia


March 14th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian security forces Wednesday prevented a terror attack by defusing nine bombs at an illegal laboratory in Nalchik city.According to the National Anti-Terrorism Committee, the ... Read more...

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Seven die in Afghanistan blast


February 28th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 28 (IANS) Seven civilians, including three children, were killed in a blast in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, authorities said Tuesday."Seven civilians were killed when a ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan as militants attack rail tracks


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) At least one person was killed and train services were affected in Pakistan's Sindh province as rail tracks in many places were blown up by unidentified ... Read more...

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Bangkok blasts not terrorist act, says Thai deputy PM


February 16th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 16 (IANS) Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapha said Thursday that the three explosions in downtown Bangkok Tuesday were a security issue and there was no evidence to ... Read more...

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Hundreds of suspects arrested for Nigeria attacks


January 26th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 26 (IANS) Hundreds of foreign nationals, believed to be from neighbouring Chad, have been arrested in Nigeria for the massacre of 186 people, including an Indian, last week, ... Read more...

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Nigeria witnesses 11 more killings (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people have been killed in terror attacks in Nigeria, pushing the toll in this west African nation in the last four days to over ... Read more...

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11 more killed in Nigeria violence


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Jan 23 (IANS) Eleven more people died in terror attacks in Nigeria, bringing the toll in the violence in this west African nation during the past four days to ... Read more...

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Pakistan reviews progress in curbing IEDs


January 14th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan has reviewed the progress in curbing the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs).The review took place at a high-level meeting Friday that was chaired by ... Read more...

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British troops in Afghanistan to get new equipment


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Britain has announced an equipment package worth 400 million pounds (around $627 million) for its troops in Afghanistan. The equipment include protected vehicles and technology to ... Read more...

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Afghan militants killed in failed bombing attempt


December 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 19 (IANS) A major disaster was averted in Afghanistan Monday when two suspected Taliban suicide bombers were killed as their explosive devices went off prematurely before they ... Read more...

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Aid freeze no big deal: US to Pakistan (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Downplaying a US move to freeze close to $700 million in aid to Pakistan, the Obama administration sought to assure its estranged ally that the ... Read more...

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Aid freeze can be waived: US assures Pakistan (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) The US has sought to assure its estranged ally Pakistan that a legislation that freezes $700 million for Pakistan merely includes a reporting requirement and ... Read more...

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Aid ‘freeze’ to Pakistan can bve waived: US


December 16th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) As the US Congress agreed to freeze close to $700 million in aid to Pakistan, the Obama administration sought to assure its estranged ally that ... Read more...

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US stops $700 mn aid to Pakistan (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The US House of Representatives has passed a huge $662 billion defence bill that freezes $700 million for Pakistan until the Congress is provided a ... Read more...

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