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Bloodshed at picnic: 17 Afghan civilians killed by Taliban


August 27th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 27 (IANS) Seventeen civilians, including three women, who were at a picnic were killed by Taliban militants in Musa Qala district in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan peace process must continue: Sayeed


July 30th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must visit Pakistan on the invitation of President Asif Ali Zardari to take the peace process forward, former Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Assault with a deadly French fry (The Funny Side)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
In a global outbreak of violence, evil criminals are assaulting innocent civilians with deadly weapons such as french fries, in some cases unsalted. In the past couple of weeks alone, ... Read more...

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Abbottabad operation was unlawful, says Amnesty


May 24th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) The US special operation in Pakistan's Abbottabad town in May last year that killed Osama bin Laden in his hideout appears to have been "unlawful" in ... Read more...

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Ignoring Pakistan, US defends drone strikes


May 1st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) As the United States resumed drone strikes inside Pakistan ignoring Islamabad's warnings, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser defended the use of armed unmanned aircraft ... Read more...

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Muslims protest ‘framing’ in terrorist cases


March 26th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Muslims participated in a day-long sit-down at Parliament Street here to protest "the fabricated implication" of the community members in terror cases -- ... Read more...

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US condemns Iraq bombings


March 21st, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) The US Tuesday condemned the deadly bomb attacks in Iraq that killed at least 45 people, and raised questions about the security situation in the country ... Read more...

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Afghan militants kill four on spying charges


February 21st, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 21 (IANS) Taliban rebels beheaded four civilians for allegedly spying for the government in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, authorities said."Four innocent civilians were beheaded by ... Read more...

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US drones fly over Syria to monitor situation


February 20th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US military and intelligence drones are flying over Syria to monitor developments in the country torn by civil strife, NBC reported."A good number of American ... Read more...

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Life in prison for underwear bomber


February 17th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The 25-year-old Nigerian man convicted of trying to blow up a commercial jet with 300 people aboard on Christmas day in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to ... Read more...

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China regrets UNSC ignoring Russia’s proposal on Syria draft


February 5th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 5 (IANS) China Saturday voiced its regret that Russia's proposal on a Syria draft resolution was not taken into account by the other members of the UN ... Read more...

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700 militants surrender arms in Assam


January 24th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 24 (IANS) From guns to roses, life for close to 700 militants from nine separatist groups in Assam turned full circle Tuesday when they laid down arms ... Read more...

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606 dead, over 1,000 hurt in 41 suicide attacks in Pakistan


January 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) At least 606 people were killed and over 1,000 injured in 41 attacks carried out by 51 suicide bombers in Pakistan in 2011, an official report ... Read more...

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Three killed Afghanistan mine blast


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 23 (IANS) Three people were killed in Afghanistan Friday in a mine explosion in Kandahar province, the interior ministry said."Three innocent civilians were killed when a sticky ... Read more...

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Congress walks out in Chhattisgarh house over girl’s killing


December 23rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Opposition Congress members staged a walk-out Friday from the Chhattisgarh assembly, alleging that a poor minor tribal girl was killed by several policemen in a ... Read more...

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Four killed in Afghanistan bomb blast


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 22 (IANS) Four people, including a child, were killed and two injured in Afghanistan's Laghman province, 90 km east of capital Kabul Tuesday, after a roadside bomb ... Read more...

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Huge Pakistan rally demands halt to US drone strikes


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A large number of Pakistani tribesmen rallied here Friday to demand an immediate halt to the US drone strikes in tribal regions.Tribesmen from North Waziristan ... Read more...

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US can negotiate with Mullah Omar: Hillary Clinton


October 28th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The United States would be willing to negotiate with Afghanistan's Taliban leader Mullah Omar if he met conditions that have been laid out, Secretary of ... Read more...

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Four Afghans killed in land mine blast


October 24th, 2011 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 24 (IANS) Four Afghan civilians lost their lives when a land mine struck their car, police said.The incident happened in Herat province, 640 km west of capital ... Read more...

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US declares Indian Mujahideen foreign terrorist group


September 16th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The United States has declared the Indian Mujahideen (IM) terror group with significant links to Pakistan as a global terrorist organization to show solidarity with "a ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Canada asks its citizens to be alert


September 8th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Reiterating its solidarity with India, Canada has offered support in bringing to book the perpetrators of Wednesday's despicable bomb attack outside the Delhi high court ... Read more...

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US condemns attack on UN headquarters


August 27th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) The US has strongly condemned the bomb attack on the UN headquarters in Nigerian capital Abuja, saying there is no justification for such ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 21 in North Waziristan


August 10th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes early Wednesday morning killed at least 21 people in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan area, local media reported.The air strikes were launched at around 2:20 ... Read more...

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Fresh U.S. drone strikes kill 4 people in North Waziristan


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Fresh U.S. drone strikes killed at least four people on Tuesday in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan region, officials said.The unmanned aircraft reportedly fired two missiles against a ... Read more...

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NATO secretary general condemns Mumbai attacks


July 15th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 15 (IANS) NATO Friday condemned "in the strongest possible terms the indiscriminate violence and the senseless loss of innocent lives" in Wednesday's Mumbai terror attacks, EuAsiaNews reported."These attacks ... Read more...

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EU condemns ‘heinous’ Mumbai attack


July 14th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 14 (IANS) Leaders of the European Union Thursday condemned and termed as "heinous" the deadly bomb attacks in Mumbai that killed at least 17 people and left over ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Pakistan drone strike


July 12th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) At least nine suspected militants were killed in a drone strike Monday evening in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Drones fired four missiles ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 11 suspected militants in Pakistan


June 20th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PARACHINAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's volatile tribal region killed at least eleven suspected militants on Monday, officials said.According to SAMAA TV, an unmanned aircraft launched four ... Read more...

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NATO apologizes for airstrike which killed Afghan women, children


May 30th, 2011 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) on early Monday morning apologized for an airstrike which killed as many as fourteen Afghan civilians, most of them young children.The ... Read more...

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US not to apologise for violating Pak territory during ‘Operation Geronimo’


May 4th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): The United States 'makes no apologies' for carrying out unilateral military operation against Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden inside Pakistani territory.The Saudi-born terrorist, who had evaded capture for ... Read more...

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Osama assault wasn’t joint operation, admits Zardari


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The US raid to kill the world's most wanted fugitive Osama bin Laden in Pakistan's Abbottabad city was "not a joint operation", Pakistan President Asif ... Read more...

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Sit-in against U.S. drone attacks begins in Pakistan


April 24th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people are expected to gather for a two-day sit-in over U.S. drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas, Ary news television reported Saturday.Supporters of cricket hero-turned-politician ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 6 suspected militants in Pakistan


April 13th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan's restive tribal region of South Waziristan killed at least six suspected militants, officials said Wednesday.U.S. drones in Pakistan, which are operated by ... Read more...

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Algeria, Cuba call for immediate ceasefire in Libya


April 11th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, April 11 (IANS) Algeria and Cuba have called on all concerned parties in Libya to end clashes and begin peace talks at the earliest, Xinhua reported.In a joint news ... Read more...

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Confessions of Nazi soldiers reveal their thirst for innocent people’s blood


April 6th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): A book of transcripts to be published in Germany has revealed Nazi soldiers found it "fun" and "pure enjoyment" massacring innocent civilians and enemy troops.Historians Soenke Neitzel and ... Read more...

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