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14 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 14 soldiers were killed Saturday in car bombing attack on a military intelligence compound in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, Xinhua reported.More than ... Read more...

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Two students shot dead in Meerut


June 12th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Two students were shot dead by unidentified attackers riding a bike at a petrol pump in Meerut, 450 km from here, Monday night, police said.Police said ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack: Fight over, all attackers killed (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) The synchronised terror attack launched by the Taliban in Kabul is over and all attackers have been killed following an overnight operation that saw a ... Read more...

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400 inmates flee Pakistani jail


April 15th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) A total of 400 prisoners managed to flee after unidentified assailants stormed a central jail in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Geo News reported Sunday.The assailants stormed ... Read more...

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French shooting suspect killed


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 22 (IANS) A man suspected of shooting dead seven people in southern France was killed by police Thursday, Xinhua reported.Heavy gunfire was heard at the apartment building where ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Kashmir


August 26th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistani troops opened heavy gunfire on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, army sources said Friday.The troops fired at the ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq prison-break attempt


August 6th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 6 (IANS) Three policemen and three inmates were killed in a prison break attempt in Iraq's central city of Hilla, Xinhua reported Saturday.The incident occurred Friday evening when ... Read more...

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Eight soldiers die in Yemen car bombing


July 24th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), July 24 (IANS) At least eight soldiers were killed and 20 injured when a booby-trapped car targeted a military patrol in Yemen's southern port city of Aden Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Saleh wounded in shelling on presidential palace in Sana’a


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 3 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and several high-ranking officials suffered injuries in shelling on the presidential palace in Sana'a Friday, Xinhua quoted a security official as ... Read more...

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US slaps sanctions against Gaddafi regime to protect Libya’s assets


February 26th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): The US President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions against the authoritarian Muammar Gaddafi regime, with the intention of 'protecting the assets belonging to the people of Libya.'Obama ... Read more...

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Oil hits $100 mark


February 24th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US crude oil price crossed $100 a barrel Wednesday, hitting the triple digits for the first time since October 2008, as violence in Libya caused anxiety in ... Read more...

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Violence against Egyptian protesters draws condemnation


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS/AKI) Amnesty International has criticised the Egyptian army for failing to protect anti-government protesters who reportedly came under attack in Cairo from supporters of President Hosni Mubarak. Many ... Read more...

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Bomb explosions rock Iraq


October 17th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 17 (IANS) A series of bomb explosions followed by gunfire rocked this Iraqi capital Sunday, an official said.At least six bomb explosions went off successively at about 2 p.m. (1100 ... Read more...

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Woman killed, 17 hurt in Jammu terror attack (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) A woman was killed and 17 people, including two soldiers, were injured when terrorists ambushed three army vehicles and a civilian bus in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district ... Read more...

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Woman killed, 17 injured in Jammu terror attack (Lead)


August 11th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) A woman was killed and 17 people, including two soldiers, hurt when terrorists ambushed three army vehicles and a civilian bus in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Gunfight in south Kashmir, one guerrilla killed


June 8th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) One separatist guerrilla was reportedly killed in an ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir Tuesday. A senior police officer said here that troopers of the counter-insurgency force Rashtriya Rifles and ... Read more...

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Taliban assault on Lahore mosques ends, 72 dead


May 28th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 28 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas wearing suicide vests fired indiscriminately and lobbed grenades as they stormed two mosques of the minority Ahmadi sect Friday, taking worshipers hostage and sparking gun ... Read more...

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Three militants, one trooper killed in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


May 11th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Three separatist guerrillas and a trooper were killed Tuesday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said. "Three militants and one soldier of the Rashtriya Rifles ... Read more...

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Five guerrillas, two soldiers die in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas and two Indian soldiers were killed in heavy fighting in a forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said Friday. The deaths took place ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani forces exchange fire, infiltration foiled (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) personnel exchanged heavy gunfire with Pakistani Rangers at the Jammu and Kashmir border and foiled an attempt by militants to sneak into the ... Read more...

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Security forces foil infiltration bid in Jammu region


May 1st, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, May 1(ANI): Indian security forces, exchanged heavy gunfire with Pakistani forces overnight Saturday and foiled an infiltration bid by militants trying to cross the Line of Control (LoC) at Samba Sector ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani forces trade fire, infiltration foiled (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


May 1st, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) Indian border guards exchanged heavy gunfire with Pakistani forces at the Jammu and Kashmir border and foiled an attempt by militants to sneak into India, officials said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan troops exchange fire, infiltration bid foiled


May 1st, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) Indian troops exchanged heavy gunfire with Pakistani forces overnight Saturday and foiled an infiltration bid by militants trying to cross the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu ... Read more...

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Body of one Maoist recovered, two held in Bengal


March 28th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Body of a suspected Maoist was recovered and two members of Left wing guerrillas' action squad arrested in West Bengal Saturday, police said. The police recovered the body of ... Read more...

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Army captain dies in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) A captain of the Indian Army was killed Thursday in a gunfight with suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in a south Kashmir village, a defence official said. Captain Deepak Sharma was ... Read more...

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Four Indians among 15 dead as Taliban bombers attack Kabul (Third Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Four Indians were among 15 people who were killed when Taliban bombers equipped with suicide vests and automatic rifles attacked a hotel and a guesthouse in central ... Read more...

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Six Indians hurt as Taliban attack Kabul (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Taliban bombers equipped with suicide vests and automatic rifles attacked a hotel and a guesthouse in central Kabul Friday, killing 11 people and injuring 20, including six ... Read more...

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Nine die as blasts hit Kabul, guest house for Indians targeted (Lead)


February 26th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Nine people were killed Friday when a series of explosions hit a hotel in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, officials said. The attack also targeted a guest house for ... Read more...

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Explosion hits Kabul shopping centre, hotel


February 26th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, was hit by a large explosion Friday morning, officials said. The explosion occurred at the City Centre shopping complex and hotel, about 300 metres from the ... Read more...

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Fate of Niger’s president uncertain after coup attempt


February 19th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Niamey(Niger), Feb 19 (DPA) The fate of Nigerien President Mamadou Tandja remained unclear Thursday after the presidential palace in the capital Niamey came under attack in a coup attempt. President Mamadou Tandja last ... Read more...

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Gunfire breaks out in Niger Capital, in apparent coup bid


February 19th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Niamey (Niger), Feb 18 (DPA) Gunfire has broken out in the Nigerien capital Niamey in an apparent coup attempt, reports said Thursday. President Mamadou Tandja last year rode roughshod over parliament and the ... Read more...

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Sopore gunfight ends, no trace of guerrilla


January 31st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) A fierce overnight gun battle between a top militant hiding in a house and security forces in the north Kashmir town of Sopore ended Sunday morning with reports ... Read more...

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Tamil rebels resume fighting after truce call rejected (Lead)


April 27th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 27 (DPA) Sri Lankan military and Tamil rebels started fighting again around the last LTTE-held area in north-eastern Sri Lanka, where thousands of civilians remain trapped, after the government rejected ... Read more...

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Lanka Army launches fresh assault on Tamil Tigers as international protests mount


April 27th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr.27 (ANI): Sri Lankan armed forces have launched a new assault in the northern war zone despite the Tamil Tigers' call for a cease-fire.The rebel TamilNet web site said the military ... Read more...

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