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No cease fire during talks with FARC: Colombian president


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has rejected calls by the FARC guerrilla group for an immediate truce once peace talks begin next month."There won't be any ... Read more...

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Colombian rebel, presumed dead, appears in TV interview


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The second-in-command of the FARC guerrilla group's Southern Bloc, believed to have been killed in a Colombian military airstrike in 2010, reappeared in an interview with ... Read more...

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Peruvian police rescue 10 kids from guerrillas


July 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Police rescued 10 children who had been forcibly recruited by a guerrilla group in southern Peru, President Ollanta Humala said Friday."Ten children have been recovered. There ... Read more...

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Gurrillas shoot dead two policemen in Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Two policemen were shot dead by separatist guerrillas in Pulwama and Kulgam districts in south Kashmir Tuesday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas ... Read more...

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Two Colombian rebels killed by their own bomb


June 8th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Two members of the FARC guerrilla group were killed when a bomb they were planning to launch at a police post accidentally detonated, Colombian police said.The ... Read more...

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Hizbul commander behind south Kashmir car blast arrested


April 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) A divisional commander of separatist guerrilla group, Hizbul Mujahideen (HM), who had masterminded the car bomb explosion in south Kashmir last month has been arrested, police ... Read more...

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Colombia’s FARC rules out surrender


April 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 20 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels said they won't surrender or lay down their weapons as a precondition for dialogue with the government of President Juan Manuel Santos."For our ... Read more...

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Five LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfights


March 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas were killed in two separate gunfights with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district Wednesday, police said.Three militants were killed in ... Read more...

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1 killed, 15 injured in south Kashmir blast (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 22 (IANS) One person was killed and 15 others were injured in a car-bomb explosion in south Kashmir's Anantnag district Thursday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS: ... Read more...

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Marijuana worth $2 mn seized in Colombia


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 23 (IANS) The Colombian police have confiscated 1.7 tonnes of marijuana with an estimated worth of 3.5 billion Colombian pesos (about $2 million) from a rural area in ... Read more...

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Guerrillas use dead body in attack in Colombia


December 8th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Four police officers were slightly wounded Wednesday when they approached a man's body that FARC rebels left surrounded with explosives on the outskirts of Florencia, a ... Read more...

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Nine survive military helicopter crash in Colombia


December 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 5 (IANS/EFE) Nine people - five soldiers and four crewmen - survived the crash of a military helicopter in the northern Colombian province of Cordoba, the army said.The ... Read more...

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Guerrillas shoot at National Conference leader


November 25th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas Friday fired at and injured a block president of the ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, police said here.The incident took place in ... Read more...

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Bomb strapped to horse wounds two Colombian soldiers


July 12th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 12 (IANS/EFE) Two soldiers were wounded when suspected members of the leftist FARC guerrilla group set off a bomb planted on a horse in a jungle area in ... Read more...

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Militants kill cop in Kashmir


June 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) A police constable was gunned down by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town Wednesday morning, police said.According to police, the guerrillas escaped after firing ... Read more...

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Guerrillas kill cop in Kashmir


May 17th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas gunned down a police constable in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Tuesday morning, police said.Militants fired at constable Muhammad Shafi Dar from close range in ... Read more...

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Youth killed by militants in Kashmir


May 1st, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) A 25-year old youth was shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town Saturday evening, police said."Shams-ud-Din Mir, 25, was shot from close range ... Read more...

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Two policemen killed by guerrillas in Srinagar


April 26th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) Two policemen were killed in an attack by separatist guerrillas late Monday evening in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.The guerrillas attacked a police ... Read more...

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Join talks or get isolated: Pillai’s message to separatists (Lead, with Pillai interview)


April 10th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Join the peace process to solve Kashmir's problems or get isolated - that is the message from union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai to separatist ... Read more...

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Kashmir militancy down, militants can join talks: Pillai (Interview)


April 9th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The largest Kashmiri guerrilla group, the Hizbul Mujahideen, has been "almost" vanquished now and if the militant leadership based in Pakistani Kashmir wants to join ... Read more...

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Jaish chief commander killed in Srinagar (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 10 (IANS) Sajad Afghani, chief commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) guerrilla group, was Thursday gunned down by security forces in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said, ... Read more...

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Truck driver shot dead in Kashmir (Lead)


February 27th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas gunned down a truck driver in south Kashmir's Pulwama district Saturday evening, police said.A senior police officer said pistol shots were at Muhammad Ayub Wani, a ... Read more...

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National Conference activist shot dead in Kashmir


February 18th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) An activist of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) was gunned down by separatist guerrillas in north Kashmir's Bandipore district Friday evening, police said.A senior police officer ... Read more...

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Ten injured in Pulwama grenade attacks


December 14th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) Ten people, including two paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and two forest employees, were injured in two separate grenade attacks in south Kashmir Pulwama district Tuesday.A ... Read more...

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Eight injured in Kashmir blast


November 21st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Eight people were injured Sunday in a powerful grenade blast in Bejibehara town in south Kashmir, police said.A senior police officer said separatist guerrillas tossed a powerful hand ... Read more...

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22 rebels killed in Colombia


September 20th, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 22 leftist rebels were killed in an operation by the police in southern Colombia, officials said. The guerrillas of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were killed ... Read more...

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Ex-Colombian spy seduced cop to implicate judges


September 6th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) A former Colombian detective, who received orders from her superiors to infiltrate the Supreme Court in 2007, had seduced a national police captain to be able to carry ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen kill three in Kashmir


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) Three people, including a mother and a daughter, have been killed in separate incidents in Kashmir Valley, police said Monday. The incidents took place late Sunday.According to police, ... Read more...

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Three security men shot dead in Sopore


August 11th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) A police constable and two special police officers (SPOs) were shot dead by separatist guerrillas in north Kashmir's Sopore town late Tuesday, police said. A senior police officer said ... Read more...

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12 rebels die in Colombian air strike


July 7th, 2010 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Twelve leftist guerrillas were killed Tuesday in an air strike in northern Colombia. The joint operation was carried out by the air force and the navy in the ... Read more...

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Colombian gets 30 years for disappearance of 1985 siege survivors


June 11th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 11 (IANS/EFE) A retired Colombian army officer has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the disappearance of 10 civilians who survived the November 1985 battle between security forces ... Read more...

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10 rebels killed in Colombia


May 18th, 2010 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 18 (IANS) Ten members of Colombia's largest leftist guerrilla group have been killed in fighting with the security forces in northeastern part of the country, officials said. The fighting between security ... Read more...

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Peru to buy eight Russian helicopters


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Peru will buy eight Russian helicopters to use them in anti-drug operations, Peru's Defence Minister Rafael Rey has said. Peru is one of South America's main cocaine producers ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s KIA helping northeast rebels to create bases in China


April 11th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, April 11 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Sunday sounded a maximum security alert following reports that cadres of an influential Myanmarese guerrilla group have infiltrated into the region to create a safe-corridor for ... Read more...

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Eight miners killed in Colombia


April 9th, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 9 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of eight miners killed by FARC guerrillas were found Thursday near a gold mine in a mountainous section of the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, Caracol ... Read more...

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