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11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) Afghan police and army, backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 11 Taliban militants in different provinces since Saturday, the country's Interior Ministry said ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber targets funeral in Afghanistan (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jalalabad (Afghanistan), Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and more than 50 others injured Tuesday afternoon when a suicide bomber hit a funeral procession in eastern ... Read more...

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Four serial blasts in Manipur, two injured (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 15 (IANS) Two people were injured after four serial bomb blasts rocked Manipur's capital Imphal city and Thoubal district on Independence Day Wednesday, police said."There have been a ... Read more...

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Parliamentarian among 20 killed in Afghanistan bombing (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) At least 20 people, including an Afghan parliamentarian, were killed and 40 injured in a suicide bombing at a wedding hall in the northern Afghan ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Tripura


June 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) Three hardcore militants, including a woman, belonging to an insurgent group with bases in Bangladesh were arrested with Rs.25 lakh cash and some electronic gadgets in ... Read more...

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Colombia seizes 2.6 tonnes of cocaine


June 6th, 2012 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 6 (IANS) The Colombian Navy has seized more than 2.6 tonnes of cocaine that was being shipped by a barge to Central America.The drugs, confiscated in Pacific waters, ... Read more...

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9,000 displaced in Somalia violence


May 27th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 26 (IANS) At least 9,200 people have been displaced in a fierce battle raging between the coalition forces and the insurgents near the Somali capital, the UN refugee ... Read more...

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Four NATO soldiers die in southern Afghanistan


May 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Four NATO soldiers lost their lives during separate incidents in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said."Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members died ... Read more...

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17 killed in two Iraq attacks


December 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 1 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and more than 35 others injured Thursday in a deadly car bombing and shooting in Iraq, police said.A car bomb ... Read more...

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American troops mass near Pakistani border


October 17th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) American troops in Afghanistan are massing along the border with Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region where insurgents hold swamy, a tribal elder said Monday.Malik Muhammad Mumtaz ... Read more...

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Safe havens in Pakistan biggest challenge in Afghan war: Mullen


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) A top US military adviser to both presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush says the biggest challenge in the Afghanistan war is the safe ... Read more...

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US brands Haqqani network commander as terrorist


May 11th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) In a crackdown on terrorists operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the US has designated the commander of a Pakistan-based insurgent group as a terrorist and ... Read more...

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ISI has ties with Haqqani network: US commander


April 21st, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has ties with the Haqqani network that poses threat in Afghanistan, America's top military commander said Wednesday"All that said, ... Read more...

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Iran building ‘anti-terror’ fence on Pakistan border


April 15th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran is building a fence on its border with Pakistan to keep out terrorists, Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said.The barrier is being built on ... Read more...

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Militants threat affecting telecom service of Manipur


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 3 (ANI): Frequent extortion demands and attacks on telecom company staff by militants is severely affecting the functioning of telecom service providers in Manipur.Recently, a tower caretaker was attacked in ... Read more...

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Taliban continues to maintain influence over much of Afghan population: US official


March 17th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17(ANI): Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess, Director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, has told lawmakers that while the Taliban is under more pressure than ever before in Afghanistan, the ... Read more...

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Maoists have assured safety of abducted officials: Orissa Home Secretary


February 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20(ANI): Orissa Home Secretary U. N. Behera on Sunday said that the Maoists have assured the safety of the abducted officials during a meeting between the state government and the ... Read more...

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Car bomb injures 17 in southern Thailand


February 13th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A car bomb exploded Sunday in the troubled southern province of Yala in Thailand injuring 17 people, including three officials, MCOT Online news reported.

The bomb exploded when ... Read more...

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ULFA to begin peace talks with Centre


February 10th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) will finally begin talks with the Central Government here today in a bid to usher in peace in the insurgency-hit ... Read more...

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Yemeni terror offshoot now bigger threat to US than Osama’s al-Qaeda group: CSIS


February 9th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): While US drone attacks in the tribal areas of Pakistan have reportedly weakened Osama Bin Laden's al Qaeda group, the insurgent group's Yemeni offshoot headed by American-born ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban “not on the ropes yet”: NATO chief


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Lieutenant General David Rodriguez, head of the NATO Joint Command and Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, has warned that the Taliban is far from being ... Read more...

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Taliban prepared to withdraw ban on girls’ education in Afghanistan: Education Minister


January 14th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 14 (ANI): Afghanistan's Education Minister, Farooq Wardak, has claimed that the Taliban leadership is no longer against female education, and is prepared to withdraw its ban on girls' schools. ... Read more...

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India asks Myanmar to take strict action against insurgent group


December 31st, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Expressing concern on the activities of the insurgent group operating along the India-Myanmar border, India has asked the Myanmar Government to take strict action against them.Union Home ... Read more...

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Panama President denies seeking US’ help for ‘wiretapping’ political opponents


December 27th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli has denied that he had pressed the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to help install phone taps on his political opponents, which is alleged ... Read more...

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US military onslaught forcing Taliban commanders to flee Kandahar, claim locals


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Afghan Taliban commanders have reportedly fled Kandahar because of the US military attacks against the insurgent group in the region that was once controlled by them.The ... Read more...

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‘Taliban wants peace negotiations without Pak interference or agenda set by it’


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Noted Taliban analyst Ahmed Rashid has claimed that the insurgent group wants peace negotiations without the interference of Pakistan or in accordance to an agenda set by ... Read more...

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NATO troops kill seven members of private security firm in eastern Afghanistan


December 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Coalition forces in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday killed seven armed men who are believed to have been part of a private security firm, the NATO-led International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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British Muslims our main bankrollers, says Taliban commander


October 21st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): A Taliban commander has told Sky News that the bulk of the funding for the insurgent group comes from the British Muslim community in the UK.The regional leader ... Read more...

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Taliban power growing in northern Afghanistan


October 19th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 19 (ANI): The Taliban's influence in northern Afghanistan has expanded in recent months in response to NATO's surge in the south.According to the Wall Street Journal, the Taliban ... Read more...

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Pak ‘handlers’ may scuttle substantive peace talks with Taliban, fear Afghan officials


October 16th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 16 (ANI): In the midst of claims that some members of the Taliban are ready to negotiate with Kabul, Afghan officials believe that their handlers in Pakistan, who exert ... Read more...

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US in indirect talks with Pak- anchored Haqqani insurgents for Afghan solution: Report


October 7th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): The governments of the United States and Afghanistan have reportedly made separate contacts with the Haqqani network, the most fearsome insurgent group in Afghanistan, though their talks ... Read more...

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Liberty most valuable right: Apex court


September 29th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said individual liberty was one of the "most valuable" and "cherished" fundamental rights guaranteed under the constitution. "In India, utmost importance is given ... Read more...

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Somali premier resigns amid spat with president


September 21st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (DPA) Somalia's Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke resigned Tuesday over tensions with the conflict-hit country's president. "After political crises in the government and after I have seen that insecurity ... Read more...

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Dutch police arrest British terror suspect at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport


September 20th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch police on Sunday morning arrested a British terror suspect aboard a Uganda-bound passenger plane at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, prosecutors said.The British citizen, who is of Somali ancestry, ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda linked group claims Mogadishu suicide blasts


September 10th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Thursday at Mogadishu airport. At least 13 people were killed and scores were wounded when two explosives-filled ... Read more...

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