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Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... Read more...

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Afghan police kill 15 militants, detain 11


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (IANS) Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations since Wednesday, the interior ministry said in ... Read more...

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10 die in Afghan bombing


June 12th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 12 (IANS) Ten people were killed Tuesday when a minibus was blown up in Wardak province, an official said.The minibus went over a roadside bomb in Sayyed Abad ... Read more...

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30 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) At least 30 Taliban militants have been killed and 14 injured in various Afghanistan provinces in the last 24 hours, the country's interior ministry said ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed in Afghanistan


May 6th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 6 (IANS) Eight Taliban militants have been killed during joint operations of Afghan forces and NATO troops in various Afghan provinces, the interior ministry said Sunday."Afghan police, ... Read more...

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14 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 14 (IANS) At least 14 Taliban militants were killed and more than 30 injured in a "clean-up" operation in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Saturday.Nine missions were ... Read more...

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Five militants killed, 22 held in Afghanistan


February 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) Five suspected Taliban militants were killed and 22 arrested in joint operations in eight Afghan provinces, the interior ministry said Monday.The Afghan National Police, army, ... Read more...

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Seven Taliban killed, 18 held in Afghanistan


February 12th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 12 (IANS) Seven Taliban militants have been killed, two injured and 18 detained as suspects since Saturday in joint operations launched by the Afghan forces backed by ... Read more...

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17 Afghan militants captured


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 2 (IANs) Seventeen Taliban militants were captured in Afghanistan and large quantities of explosives and drugs were seized from them by the Afghan and NATO-led forces, the interior ... Read more...

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Eight Taliban killed, 13 held in Afghanistan (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) At least eight Taliban militants were killed and 13 arrested in a series of military operations in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, the country's ... Read more...

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15 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


December 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 suspected Taliban militants have been killed and 55 arrested in a countrywide crackdown in Afghanistan by police, army and NATO forces, the ... Read more...

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Three Taliban killed in Afghanistan


December 29th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 29 (IANS) Three suspected Taliban were killed and four detained as Afghan forces and NATO-led coalition troops launched a series of security operations across the country, said ... Read more...

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13 insurgents killed, 8 held in Afghanistan


December 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 10 (IANS) Afghan and NATO-led forces have killed over a dozen anti-government insurgents while capturing eight others over the last 24 hours during a series of security ... Read more...

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42 Taliban killed, 37 held in Afghanistan


December 4th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 42 Taliban militants have been killed and 37 arrested in a nationwide anti-terrorism crackdown in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.The militants were ... Read more...

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24 militants killed in Afghanistan


October 22nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 22 (IANS) As many as 24 Taliban insurgents were killed and 10 captured by security forces in Afghanistan, authorities said Saturday."Afghan National Police, Afghan army and coalition ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban urged to renounce violence


June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Religious scholars from across Afghanistan have urged the Taliban to stop violence and join the peace process during a meeting to discuss their role ... Read more...

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Taliban too begins to tweet


May 16th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Afghanistan's puritanical Taliban, which had during its regime banned all forms of entertainment and modern technology, has now taken to the internet to propagate ... Read more...

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Pakistani Consul General visits Aafia Siddiqui at Texas detention facility


April 16th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan's Consul General in Houston, Aqil Nadeem, has visited Pakistani neuroscientist and terror convict Dr Aafia Siddiqui in the Carswell detention facility in Texas.Nadeem had a two-hour meeting with ... Read more...

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Shoe hurled at Musharraf during London conference


February 7th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7(ANI): A man threw a shoe at former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf when he was addressing a gathering in London.According to the News, the shoe fell in the front ... Read more...

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‘Bold steps’ by Pak govt. might help in Aafia Siddiqui’s release, says sister


January 31st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 31(ANI): The sister of Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who was sentenced to 86 years in prison by a US federal court, has said that strong efforts by the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda repeats call to take revenge over Pak neuroscientist’s US sentencing


December 16th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 16(ANI): Al-Qaeda has repeated calls to avenge Pakistani neuroscientist Aafia Siddiqui, who was sentenced to 86 years in prison by a US federal court for trying to kill American agents ... Read more...

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Karzai Government challenges poll results


November 25th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.25 (ANI): The government of President Hamid Karzai has vowed to challenge the final results of the parliamentary elections, even though they have been endorsed by international officials.The results of ... Read more...

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Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui sentenced to 86 years in prison


September 24th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years behind bars by a federal judge on Thursday. When she learned about her conviction then she was heartbroken ... Read more...

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Speak up against Roma expulsion by France, India told (Lead)


August 29th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) India must speak up against France for the en masse expulsion of Indian-origin Roma people, said Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister and top Indo-Canadian leader.The ... Read more...

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India asked to speak up against Roma expulsion by France


August 29th, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 29 (IANS) Ujjal Dosanjh, former Canadian health minister and top Indo-Canadian leader, has condemned France for en masse expulsion of Indian-origin Roma people and urged India to speak ... Read more...

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July deadliest month for US troops in Afghanistan


July 30th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (DPA) July was the deadliest month for US troops in Afghanistan since the war there started nearly nine years ago, CNN reported Friday. Some 63 US soldiers have died ... Read more...

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NATO soldier, six workers killed in Afghanistan


July 6th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 6 (DPA) A NATO soldier was killed in a roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, while suspected Taliban militants killed six construction workers after kidnapping them in southeastern region, ... Read more...

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13 killed in Afghanistan


June 30th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (DPA) Four policemen and nine private security guards were killed in roadside bombings and militant ambushes in southern and western Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday. Four policemen were ... Read more...

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Four killed in blasts in Afghanistan


May 30th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 30 (DPA) Four civilians were killed in separate blasts in Afghanistan as Taliban militants torched six fuel tankers destined for NATO forces in the southern region, officials said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Three NATO soldiers among 11 killed in Afghanistan


May 4th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 4 (DPA) Three NATO soldiers were killed in incidents in southern Afghanistan, while Afghan and coalition troops killed five Taliban fighters in the central region, officials said Tuesday. Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Zardari’s assets in Islamabad to be seized


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 22(ANI): Action to seize the assets of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has begun following a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) order asking the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration to freeze ... Read more...

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Afghan apples headed for Indian markets


November 24th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul/New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The first shipment of Afghan apples for sale in the Indian market - branded the 'the Silk Road Harvest' - left Kabul for New Delhi by an Air ... Read more...

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Three ISAF soldiers die in Afghanistan


October 10th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Three foreign soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) alliance were killed during two separate incidents in Afghanistan on Friday, officials said on Saturday. Several others ... Read more...

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Polish soldier killed, five wounded in Afghanistan


September 5th, 2009 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Sep 5 (DPA) One Polish soldier was killed and five others were wounded Friday after a bomb exploded near a Polish convoy in eastern Afghanistan, local media reported. This was the 11th ... Read more...

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