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Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: Taliban commander behind NATO helicopter crash captured


September 17th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition forces on Sunday arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a coalition helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing two American soldiers, the ... Read more...

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Eight die as Taliban attack Afghan governor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mahmoud Raqi (Afghanistan), Sep 3 (IANS) Eight people, including four Taliban militants, were killed in an attack on the governor of Afghanistan's Kapisa province but he escaped unhurt, a ... Read more...

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Deeply sorry if an innocent was killed: Chidambaram


July 4th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Following charges that security forces killed 17 Chattisgarh villagers branding them as Maoists last week, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he was ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Pakistani reporter’s murder killed


May 26th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) A prime accused in the murder of a reporter of Pakistan's Geo News channel was killed Saturday in a firefight with police in Karachi.Geo News journalist ... Read more...

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Colombian rebels say they’re holding French reporter


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC guerrillas admitted Tuesday that they are holding French journalist Romeo Langlois, who disappeared three days ago in the middle of a firefight between ... Read more...

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US, Philippines troops stage war games


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, April 25 (IANS) Around 100 American and Filipino troops Wednesday staged a mock assault at Palawan beach in the Philippines as part of a joint military exercise.Filipino naval vessel ... Read more...

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Police gun down five robbers in Chennai (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Five young men who allegedly robbed a bank were shot dead in a residential locality here in a sensational midnight gunbattle which also left two policemen ... Read more...

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Mamata has killed Kishenji: Varavara Rao


November 26th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Midnapore (West Bengal), Nov 26 (IANS) Maoist ideologue P. Varavara Rao Saturday claimed that slain rebel leader Kishenji was killed in a 'staged encounter' and held West Bengal Chief ... Read more...

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Kishenji’s body to be sent to Andhra for last rites


November 26th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday decided to send the body of killed Maoist leader Kishenji to Andhra Pradesh after consulting his family and completing procedural ... Read more...

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Post Kishenji, security forces hunt for Maoists (Roundup)


November 25th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram/Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) A day after killing senior Maoist leader Kishenji, security forces Friday hunted for his comrades in a large swathe of West Midnapore in West Bengal amid ... Read more...

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Gunfight in which Kishenji died genuine: CRPF


November 25th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram, Nov 25 (IANS) The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Friday expressed indignation over doubts expressed in various quarters over the genuineness of the gunfight that killed top Maoist ... Read more...

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Maoists call two-day Bengal shutdown


November 25th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday called a two-day shutdown in West Bengal from Saturday to protest against the killing of rebel leader Kishenji in what they said was ... Read more...

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Police comb forests, hunt for Kishenji’s aides


November 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram, Nov 25 (IANS) Using sniffer dogs and anti-landmine devices, security forces Friday carried out combing operations in villages and forests around West Bengal's Burishole, looking for slain Maoist top ... Read more...

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Maoist leader Kishanji ‘most likely’ killed: home secretary


November 24th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Top Maoist leader Kishanji is likely to have been killed in a shootout in West Bengal, union Home Secretary R.K. Singh confirmed Thursday. Kishanji was "most ... Read more...

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Karzai advisor, lawmaker shot dead in Kabul (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (IANS) Jan Mohammad Khan, an advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai and a former provincial governor, was shot dead along with a visiting lawmaker during a ... Read more...

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Advisor to Afghan president shot dead (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (IANS) Taliban militants Sunday shot dead an advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai along with a visiting lawmaker at his house here, Xinhua reported.Jan Mohammad Khan, ... Read more...

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Taliban kidnap British soldier in Afghanistan


July 4th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Hundreds of soldiers were Monday engaged in a search for a British soldier who has been kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Daily ... Read more...

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Two Maoists killed in Chhattisgarh


June 7th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) Two Maoists were killed Monday in a gun battle with police in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region.The gunfight took place in a forested pocket in Narayanpur district, ... Read more...

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Five Chechen bombers killed in Quetta


May 17th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Five Chechen militants, including three women, were Tuesday killed in a gunfight with security forces after they attacked a security check post near Quetta city, the ... Read more...

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US commandos recorded Osama raid with tiny helmet cameras


May 13th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) The 40-minute US raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout in Pakistan was recorded by tiny helmet cameras worn by each of the 25 US Navy commandos ... Read more...

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White House silence fuels speculation on Osama’s end


May 5th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) As the White House fell silent after a series of mis-steps, conflicting reports emerged about the killing of Osama bin Laden with Pakistan admitting that ... Read more...

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Osama would have been taken alive if he had surrendered: White House


May 5th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) The American commando team that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden would have taken him alive if he had surrendered, the White House said Wednesday."If ... Read more...

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US revises story of Osama’s killing; says he was not armed


May 4th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was not armed, but put up resistance during the US raid, US officials say offering a revised narrative about the ... Read more...

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Osama was unarmed but killed as he resisted, says US (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was unarmed but killed because he resisted the American forces that stormed his hideout in Pakistan.Giving a most detailed ... Read more...

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Osama should have been brought to trial instead of being killed: Rights lawyer


May 4th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne/Sydney, May 4 (ANI): Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden should have been put on trial for his many crimes against humanity, rather being killed through a covert operation, a human ... Read more...

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Deep shame over Osama’s killing in Pakistan, says daily


May 4th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The fact that Osama bin Laden was living right under the "military's nose" added to the way in which he was killed were matters of deep ... Read more...

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Pakistan would have jeopardised Osama raid: CIA chief


May 4th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan was not included in the mission to kill Osama bin Laden as US officials feared it could have undermined the operation by leaking word ... Read more...

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White House backtracks, admits Osama was ‘unarmed’ when killed by US troops


May 4th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): The White House has admitted that its initial account of the United States' 'Operation Geronimo' had been riddled with errors, and gave a fresh narrative on the helicopter ... Read more...

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Post bin Laden death, keeping a straight face about Pak will be difficult for US, others


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): An editorial in the New York Times has said that it would be very difficult for the United States or any other country to keep a ... Read more...

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Obama blocked ‘bin-Laden’s earlier blow up plans’ to have DNA proof


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): US President had reportedly blocked plans to blow up Osama bin-Laden's Pakistani hideout four months back because he wanted his DNA evidence to confirm his death.The Daily ... Read more...

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Osama’s son had warned that America could face a more violent enemy after father’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Omar bin Laden, the fourth son of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, had warned that America could face a broader and more violent enemy after his father's death ... Read more...

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US would have captured Osama alive if possible: White House


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan has said that the US Navy Seal team that killed Osama bin Laden Sunday in Pakistan would have captured al Qaeda's leader ... Read more...

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Osama was wearing shalwar kameez when he was killed: NYT


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) When US commandos found Osama bin Laden in the house in Abbottabad in Pakistan, he was wearing a "shalwar kameez" or what is known as a ... Read more...

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Hate preacher Anjem Choudary warns UK of another 7/7 type attack after Laden’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London. May 3 (ANI): Radical preacher Anjem Choudary has warned of another 7/7-style terror attack in Britain following the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.Choudary, the former UK leader of ... Read more...

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