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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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British soldier gives birth during Afghanistan deployment


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman British soldier has delivered a child in Afghanistan in a first of its kind incident.The Royal Artillery soldier, who did not know she was ... Read more...

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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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Former lawmaker’s body found in Mexico


September 13th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The body of a former state legislator was found in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon four days after he was kidnapped by gunmen, ... Read more...

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US sends warships to Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Navy has sent two destroyers to Libyan waters after an American ambassador was killed in that country, a media report said Wednesday.The ships ... Read more...

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Four killed in mysterious Delhi shooting spree


September 7th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Two men shot dead three people, including the 12-year daughter of one of the assailants, in a shooting spree here Friday before one of them ... Read more...

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Training halted for Afghan police recruits


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS) The US is suspending training for new recruits to the Afghan Local Police (ALP) and checks are being carried out on possible ties to the ... Read more...

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Man in Afghan army uniform kills three NATO soldiers


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 30 (IANS) A man wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot dead three NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, the coalition confirmed Thursday. Wednesday's attack ... Read more...

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Timeline of case against Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani national Ajmal Kasab and nine others launched the four-day terror siege of Mumbai on Nov 26, 2008. On Wednesday, nearly four years later, the Supreme ... Read more...

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Eight killed in separate attacks in Iraq


August 27th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 26 (IANS) Eight security personnelmembers were killed in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in and near Baghdad Sunday, police said.In Baghdad, gunmen attacked the building of a local ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill two in Syrian capital


August 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 26 (IANS) Unidentified armed groups fired multiple mortar shells in Damascus Sunday, killing two people and injuring others, Xinhua reported, citing pro-government media.The mortar shells were fired ... Read more...

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Pakistanis knows how to defend their country: Ashraf


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistanis know how defend every inch of their country, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as the nation was battered by a string of terror attacks ... Read more...

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Mobile services restored in Pakistan (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Mobile phone services, which were suspended in Pakistan ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to thwart possible terror attacks on markets and congregations, were restored Monday after a 14-hour ... Read more...

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Over 40 dead in Iraq violence


August 17th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 17 (IANS) A wave of coordinated bombings and shootings in Iraq Thursday left at least 40 people dead, police said.Five people died when a car bomb tore through ... Read more...

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Two killed carrying policemen’s salaries in Balochistan


August 16th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and six others injured after some unidentified men attacked a police van carrying policemen's salaries in Pakistan's Balochistan province ... Read more...

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10 die in attack on Mexican bar


August 15th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Ten people were shot dead at a bar in Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, by gunmen who identified themselves ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq violence


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq attacks


August 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in gunfire and bomb attacks in northern and central Iraq, the police said Sunday.In Iraq's Nineveh province, gunmen attacked a ... Read more...

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7 killed, 3 critically hurt in shooting at US gurudwara (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A gunman killed six people and left three others critically wounded in an attack on worshippers at a Sikh gurudwara (temple) in a Wisconsin suburb Sunday ... Read more...

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Iran asks Turkey, Qatar to help release pilgrims in Syria


August 5th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 5 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has called on Turkey and Qatar to help release 48 Iranian Shia pilgrims abducted in Syria, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In ... Read more...

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Four foreigners kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria


August 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Aug 4 (IANS) Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were Saturday taken hostage by suspected ... Read more...

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17 killed in clashes at Yemen’s interior ministry


August 1st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 31 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others wounded in clashes between the security forces and gunmen belonging to a group of army defectors ... Read more...

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Italian embassy staffer kidnapped in Yemen


July 30th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 30 (IANS) A staff member at the Italian embassy in Yemen has been kidnapped by armed men from the capital city of Sana'a, Xinhua reported.The Italian was taken ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam, PM may visit Saturday, toll 41 (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Thursday even after security forces poured in following the death of 41 people in sectarian strife.Prime Minister ... Read more...

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PM likely to visit violence-hit Assam districts


July 26th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to visit Assam's restive Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Saturday, where communal violence has claimed 40 lives and affected ... Read more...

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Pakistani runs car over gunman who shot him


July 25th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) An official who sustained three bullet injuries chased the two attackers in his car. He knocked one of them down, killing him in Pakistan's Balochistan province.Two ... Read more...

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4,000 troopers rushed to violence-hit Assam, PM speaks to Gogoi (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The central government Tuesday said nearly 4,000 paramilitary troopers have been rushed to two violence-hit Assam districts where communal clashes have left 25 people ... Read more...

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PM speaks to Assam CM, directs him to monitor situation


July 24th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and directed him to "monitor the situation closely" and to "ensure safety ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll is 12, curfew continues


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies.The situation remains tense in lower Assam's Kokrajhar ... Read more...

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Woodland manager gunned down outside Ghaziabad home


July 20th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 20 (IANS) A senior manager with shoe and apparel company Woodland was killed Friday morning when two gunmen fired over a dozen shots at him outside his home ... Read more...

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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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Former boxer murdered in Ecuador


July 16th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guayaquil (Ecuador), July 16 (IANS/EFE) Former boxer Jaime Quinonez was murdered at a restaurant in Quito, Ecuadorian police said.The 38-year-old Quinonez, known as "La Bestia", was killed Saturday night, a ... Read more...

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French aid worker released in Yemen


July 15th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 15 (IANS) A French aid worker who was kidnapped by suspected Al Qaeda gunmen three months ago in Yemen has been released, Xinhua reported.Benjamin Malbrancke, a Red Cross ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Russia


July 15th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven gunmen and a security personnel were killed in an anti-terrorist operation in Russia's southwestern region of Dagestan.The gunmen were surrounded overnight Friday in Utamysh ... Read more...

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