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Roadside bomb kills 5 family members in southern Afghanistan


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TARINKOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb attack killed at least five members of a family in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday.The family was traveling in their vehicle and on ... Read more...

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52 killed in series of attacks across Iraq


September 9th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) A series of bombs and gunfire attacks across Iraq Sunday left some 52 Iraqis dead and more than 200 others injured, in what appeared to be ... Read more...

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‘Law and order situation improving in northeast’


June 28th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The law and order situation in the northeast is improving and the government expects to help in enhancing developmental work in the region, the ... Read more...

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Don’t let Indian insurgents operate, Myanmar told (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Indian insurgents should not be allowed to operate out of Myanmar, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday."Our concern is that any part of Myanmar ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s territory shouldn’t be used by NE insurgents: India


May 31st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Barely two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from a three-day visit to Myanmar, India Thursday said its territory should not be allowed ... Read more...

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All northeast militants have a nexus with Maoists: Gogoi


May 11th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said that Maoists operating in the state are hand-in-gloves with other militant outfits in the northeast region."The statement of the ... Read more...

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No trace of hostages, fencing work stops


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 2 (IANS) With six hostages abducted by a separatist outfit in Mizoram untraced for a week, border fencing along the India-Bangladesh border has been stopped, officials said Monday."The ... Read more...

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BSF, Bangladesh border guards to discuss trans-border issues


March 16th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Trans-border smuggling, trafficking and illegal activities will be the focus of a five-day meeting between India's Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) ... Read more...

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‘Maoists spread in northeast worrisome’


March 13th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government Tuesday expressed concern over the spread of Maoism in the northeastern states and warned that the rebels were trying to link up with ... Read more...

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US strategy jeopardised by Pakistani havens: Post


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Persistence of enemy havens in Pakistan was placing the success of the US strategy in Afghanistan in jeopardy, the US ambassador to Afghanistan warned in ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Afghan insurgents to join peace talks


February 25th, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has appealed to Afghan insurgent groups to join the peace talks in that country."It is now time to turn ... Read more...

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ULFA dismiss Pillai’s claim on Paresh Baruah


February 17th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Friday described as baseless former union home secretary G.K. Pillai's claim that the outfit's commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah ... Read more...

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Sticky bomb a bigger threat: NSG chief


February 15th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) The emerging trend of sticky bombs, as used in an attack on an Israel embassy car, is a bigger threat than improvised explosive devices (IED), the ... Read more...

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Over 75 percent polling expected in Manipur: Poll panel (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 75 percent voter turnout is expected in Manipur, where seven people, including an unidentified insurgent, have been killed in poll-related violence Saturday, the Election ... Read more...

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Curb anti-India terror groups, Myanmar told


January 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Raising fears that terror groups may stoke trouble in poll-bound Manipur, India has asked Myanmar to act against insurgents operating from its soil, a home ... Read more...

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‘Willing to help develop northeastern region’


January 6th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Expressing hope that entrepreneurs would explore business opportunities in the northeastern region, Minister for Development of Northeast Region Paban Singh Ghatowar Friday said the ... Read more...

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Women’s power reigns in northeastern police


December 15th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Umsaw Khwan (Meghalaya), Dec 15 (IANS) It was a show of feminine power at the North Eastern Police Academy's (NEPA) passing out parade where women police officers took home most ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Chinese PM to meet in Bali; insurgent issue on agenda


November 16th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Amid reports of ULFA leader Paresh Baruah sheltering in China, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to take up the issue of northeastern insurgents ... Read more...

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2 killed, 16 injured in attacks in Iraq


November 13th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 others, including 13 Iranian Shiite pilgrims, were injured Sunday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central Iraq, police said. ... Read more...

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Strengten border security: Mizoram, Tripura governors


October 31st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 31 (IANS) Security along India's borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar must be strengthened for lasting peace in the region and to curb the smuggling of items such ... Read more...

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Afghanistan to support ‘brother Pakistan’ if US or India attacked: Karzai


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Aghanistan President Hamid Karzai has said that his country will stand by "brother Pakistan" if it was attacked either by the US or India, Xinhua reported.... Read more...

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Maoists looking for bases in Assam: Gogoi


October 17th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 17 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday said the Maoists were trying to establish bases in the state with active support from various groups and organisations aimed ... Read more...

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Extradite people involved in Rabbani’s killing : Afghanistan to Pakistan


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghanistan has asked Pakistan to extradite people involved in the assassination of Afghanistan's former president Burhanuddin Rabbani. A statement issued from Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘most powerful military man’ for stable border with India: Mullen


September 29th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan's "most powerful military man", army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, isn't "a big fan of the Haqqani network" and would prefer a stable, peaceful environment ... Read more...

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No ‘classical’ insurgency in northeast: Assam Rifles chief


August 26th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Aug 26 (IANS) The insurgency in India's northeastern states can no longer be viewed as "classical" guerilla warfare as it lost the support of the people, the head ... Read more...

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Manipur insurgents coming together: government


August 9th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) There are reports to suggest that major Meiti insurgent outfits in Manipur are making serious efforts to form a 'united front', parliament was told Tuesday.Minister ... 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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Assam Rifles to continue to guard Myanmar border


August 4th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Aug 4 (IANS) Troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) will not replace the Assam Rifles to guard the unfenced India-Myanmar border, Assam Rifles chief Lt. Gen. Rameshwar ... Read more...

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Four killed in Iraq violence


July 19th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 19 (IANS) Four people were killed Monday in two separate incidents of violence in Iraq's Mosul city, Xinhua reported.Early in the morning, police commandos clashed with gunmen during ... Read more...

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Commados mistakenly kill two Meghalaya cops


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 3 (IANS) Two policemen, engaged in a crackdown against Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels in Meghalaya, were killed in accidental firing by the Special Weapons and Tactics ... Read more...

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Krishna to go to Dhaka, PM warns against Jamiat-ISI links


June 30th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Dhaka to prepare for Manmohan Singh's visit to that country, the prime minister has thanked ... Read more...

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Two killed as attacks continue in southern Thailand


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on Wednesday as violent attacks continue in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A former assistant village chief was murdered on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

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Sunni leader assassinated in Iraq


June 6th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 6 (IANS) A leader of Iraq's Sunni paramilitary group has been gunned down by unidentified assailants near the capital city of Baghdad, Xinhua reported.The convoy of Sheik Majid ... Read more...

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Three militants killed in southern Thailand


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
NARATHIWAT, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three separatist militants were killed on Thursday in a clash with Thai security forces in the southern province of Narathiwat, the Bangkok Post reported.The clash erupted after ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani military brass worried about Islamists within’


May 28th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) Top Pakistani military officials are increasingly concerned that their ranks are penetratedby Islamists who are aiding militants in a campaign against the state, says the Washington ... Read more...

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