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Spain marks bicentennial of its first constitution


March 20th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Cadiz (Spain), March 20 (IANS/EFE) King Juan Carlos called Monday for a revival of the "spirit of harmony" and "civic commitment" of the parliament that met in this southern city ... Read more...

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Cream of Maoist movement hails from Andhra


November 25th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Maoists may no longer be active in Andhra Pradesh but the cream of their leadership comes from this southern state.The killing of Mallojula Koteshwara Rao ... Read more...

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Members of anti-Soviet resistance group found in Estonian mass grave


August 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLINN (BNO NEWS) -- The bodies of ten men have been found in a mass grave in southern Estonia, local media reported on Friday, and officials believe they were members of the ... Read more...

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Violent clashes in Indian-administered Kashmir after youth dies in custody


August 1st, 2011 - 3:24 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were injured on Sunday during violent clashes between government forces and protesters in Indian-administered Kashmir following the death of a youth in police ... Read more...

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Dabur parts ways with Miss Nepal


July 26th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 26 (IANS) Dogged by controversies and hounded by Maoists, Indian FMCG company Dabur India's joint venture in Nepal has decided to part ways with Miss Nepal, the republic's ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartels acquire tanks


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mexican government’s fight against drug trafficking has moved to the next level with some drug cartels acquiring tanks. In just four years, nearly forty thousand ... Read more...

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Nepal revels in British royal wedding


April 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 30 (IANS) Once a kingdom that decided to axe its monarchy and turn the unpopular royal family out of the palace, Nepal however revelled in the wedding ... Read more...

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Two top militants killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir


April 24th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- Two top militants of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed Sunday during an encounter with army troops in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Press Trust of ... Read more...

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Ava Gardner’s sex pact with Brit war hero who inspired James Bond


April 14th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): The memoir of a late British war hero has revealed the amorous sex life he led, a sex pact he made with actress Ava Gardner, and how he ... Read more...

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Separatists protest killing of Kashmir religous leader


April 10th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- The city of Srinagar in Kashmir was paralyzed on Saturday after separatists called a strike to protest against the killing of a prominent religious leader, the Hindustan ... Read more...

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Indian security forces kill three militants in Kashmir


March 13th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- Indian security forces on Saturday killed three militants in separate operations in Shopian and Sopore areas of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Press Trust of India reported.Officials said an encounter ... Read more...

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Nepal cracks down on Tibet war veterans welfare group


February 17th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 17 (IANS) The Nepal police has cracked down on an organisation looking after Tibetan resistance fighters, who fought a long guerrilla war against the Chinese invasion and annexation ... Read more...

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How Nepal’s Maoist war started with Tibet rebels’ guns


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 23 (IANS) As Nepal's Maoist party formally handed over its guerrilla army to the state, reminiscences by veteran fighters revealed how their 10-year "People's War", which killed over 16,000 people, ... Read more...

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India pays tribute to Nepali stars in Mumbai


January 16th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 16 (IANS) India will celebrate its Republic Day here in a unique way this year, toasting maestros with Nepali roots who became legends in India such as ... Read more...

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Britain planned to help Afghan resistance after Soviet invasion


December 30th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Britain had planned to assist the Afghan resistance just weeks after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, reveal secret documents that show a top official negotiating how to channel ... Read more...

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Two dead, dozens injured after clashes in Western Sahara


November 8th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
RABAT, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- At least two people were killed and seventy others were hurt after violent clashes broke out between protesters and Moroccan security forces in the disputed territory in ... Read more...

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US troops ‘fighting ghosts’ in guerrilla war with Taleban


October 20th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Oct. 20 (ANI): American troops leading a NATO military offensive in Afghanistan are simultaneously fighting a classic guerrilla war with a resurgent Taleban that has successfully managed to go underground, ... Read more...

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US pays tribute to Dalai Lama’s warriors (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan warriors who doggedly fought a 15-year guerrilla war against the Chinese in Tibet after being trained and armed by the US Central ... Read more...

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US pays tribute to Dalai Lama’s warriors


September 16th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetan warriors who doggedly fought a 15-year guerrilla war against the Chinese invasion and annexation of Tibet after being trained and armed by ... Read more...

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New PM fails to emerge from Nepal’s poll labyrinth (Lead)


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) Even after an unprecedented five rounds of vote, Nepal's parliament Monday failed to elect a new prime minister with Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda unable ... Read more...

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Prachanda claims ethnic support in PM poll


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 23 (IANS) Nepal's Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda entered the ring - where the fifth round of battle for the new prime minister's post is being held ... Read more...

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US-born ‘Jihadist Next Door” Omar Hammami emerging as “the next” Anwar Awlaki: Experts


August 7th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 7 (ANI): "The Jihadist Next Door" Omar Hammami, the Alabama-born face of an Al Qaeda-linked group in Somalia, could be evolving into "the next" Anwar Awlaki, the Arizona-born cleric living ... Read more...

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Shut Indian missions in Afghanistan: Pakistan Army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, whose forces sponsor a large-scale guerrilla war through Afghan proxies to keep New Delhi out of Afghanistan, wants ... Read more...

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Pak army chief wants Indian missions in Afghanistan closed


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 2 (IANS) The Pakistan army under General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani is sponsoring a large-scale guerrilla war through Afghan proxies to keep India out of Afghanistan, according to ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda planning to engage US in Afghanistan beyond 2011 through ‘guerrilla war’


July 5th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 5 (ANI): Al-Qaeda warlord Osama bin Laden is planning to engage the US forces in Afghanistan well beyond 2011, the year set as the deadline by President Obama to ... Read more...

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India helps fill gap in hallowed Nepal pilgrim shrine


June 21st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Thousands of pilgrims will now have their journey to one of the most hallowed religious destinations made easier, thanks to the new dharamshala -accommodation for budget tourists - ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces repel Taliban attack, 30 insurgents killed


March 4th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) Paramilitary troops Thursday repelled a militant attack on a security check post in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 30 Taliban fighters, a security ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists celebrate ‘People’s War’ amid angst


February 13th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) Fourteen years after they took up arms against the government and four years after the rebellion ended with a truce, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Saturday celebrated ... Read more...

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India faces twin Maoist problem in Nepal


February 5th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 5 (IANS) Already grappling with severe Maoist violence in several of its own states, India now faces a twin Maoist threat in neighbouring Nepal with a splinter ... Read more...

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UK bishop says Taliban can be admired for their faith and loyalty


December 14th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.14 (ANI): The new Church of England bishop for the British armed forces has said the Taliban can be admired for their faith and sense of loyalty to one another. ... Read more...

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South Waziristan operation over: Gilani


December 12th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (DPA) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Saturday that the country's armed forces had concluded a vital operation against the Taliban in the tribal district of South ... Read more...

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Nepal to build on ties with China


December 1st, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) Four months after his first official visit to India, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal now heads to China in a bid ... Read more...

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Pakistan offensive uproots Taliban, but may not destroy it


November 11th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Islamabad, Nov 11 (DPA) Pakistani forces have swiftly overrun most Taliban redoubts in their South Waziristan offensive but the gains might not ensure eradication of terror networks in the ... Read more...

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12 militants killed in Pakistan


November 7th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (DPA) Pakistani troops have killed 12 Taliban militants in the ongoing operation in country's northwest, the army said Saturday. Five soldiers, including two officers, were also injured in the ... Read more...

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Centre assisting West Bengal to tackle Maoist threats: Chidambaram


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Oct 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram on Wednesday made it clear that the West Bengal Government needs to maintain law and order and it would be assisted by ... Read more...

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