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Assamese begin return journey to Bangalore, Pune


September 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) In groups small and large, people from the northeast who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune fearing violence following Bodo-Muslim clashes in Assam have started returning ... Read more...

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French hostage in Somalia alive: Minister


July 14th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 14 (IANS) A French intelligence agent who was taken hostage in Somalia three years ago is still alive, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said.According to Xinhua, ... Read more...

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Four nations expel Syrian envoys


May 29th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia, Britain, France, and Germany Tuesday announced the expulsion of Syrian ambassadors from their countries over last weekend's massacre in Syria's Houla town which the ... Read more...

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Pakistan lacks strategy to tackle radical Islamists: daily


March 12th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Pakistan has no coherent strategy to deal with sectarian and radical Islamist groups that practise and preach violent jihad, said a leading daily that warned about ... Read more...

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German engineer abducted in Somalia


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Jan 22 (IANS) A foreign national -- reportedly a German engineer working for the government -- has been abducted in Somalia, according to Xinhua.The incident took place in the ... Read more...

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Foiled Bangladesh coup shows army is pro-democracy: experts


January 20th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Army, which has earlier seized power, has proved its loyalty to democracy by foiling a coup attempt aimed at ousting Prime Minister ... Read more...

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North African terror groups working with Pakistani Taliban: US


September 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, an Algerian-based group, is believed to be working with Tehrik-e Taliban Pakistan, according to US officials studying the degree ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda-linked group bans English in Somali schools


September 10th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda-linked militant outfit Al Shabab has banned the teaching of English in schools in Somalia, and has ordered teachers to replace it with Arabic, a ... Read more...

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Five killed as gunmen attack police station in Egypt’s Sinai


July 30th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by BNO News
ARISH, EGYPT (BNO NEWS) -- At least five people were killed and dozens more were injured when clashes between unknown masked men and Egyptian security forces erupted in the northern Sinai city ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Islamists lead Tahrir Square protests


July 30th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by BNO News
CAIRO (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of thousands of Islamists on Friday gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to participate in the "Friday of Unity" protests, Ahram Online reported.Protesters chanted Islamic slogans such as ... Read more...

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Pakistan appoints official to probe journalist’s death


June 14th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan has appointed the chief justice of a federal court as the head of a commission to probe the death of journalist Saleem Shahzad, a media ... Read more...

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Don’t blame ISI for Shahzad murder: Minister


June 6th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) A Pakistani minister has said that the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency should not be blamed for the murder of leading journalist Saleem Shahzad.Without naming ISI, Minister ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cops squabble over jurisdiction in Shahzad probe


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Police in Islamabad are squabbling with their counterparts in Punjab province where journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad's body was found over who will probe his kidnapping and ... Read more...

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Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan mourns Shahzad, killers roam free (Roundup)


June 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistanis Wednesday widely denounced the kidnapping, torture and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, whose in-depth reporting of Islamist groups had clearly rubbed Islamabad the wrong ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Clinton condemns Pakistani journalist’s killing


June 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has condemned the killing of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad."The United States strongly condemns the abduction and killing of reporter ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani journalists allowed to carry arms


June 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan have been allowed to carry small arms for self-protection following the killing of Syed Saleem Shahzad, who was said to have been picked ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Journalist’s killing may be due to personal enmity: Malik


June 1st, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday that journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad may have been kidnapped and tortured to death because of personal enmity.Malik visited the ... Read more...

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Anger grows over Pakistani journalist’s murder


June 1st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Twitter is abuzz with the brutal murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, with one user asking the UN to impose sanctions against the ISI ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s second autopsy conducted


June 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A second autopsy was conducted here on journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad who was said to have been picked up by the ISI and later found tortured ... Read more...

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Shahzad was killed for reporting truth: Pakistani daily


June 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, thought to have been picked up by the ISI and later found tortured and murdered, "paid the price for reporting the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Abducted Pakistani journalist tortured and killed (Intro Night Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Celebrated Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, who went missing Sunday and was thought to have been seized by the ISI intelligence agency, was found tortured ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani journalist in ISI custody: Rights body


May 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) A Pakistani journalist who went missing Sunday after a story on the terrorist attack on a navy base is in the custody of Pakistan's spy agency ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Involve people to curb terror, Khaleda Zia tells US


May 25th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) Former Bangladeshi prime minister Khaleda Zia has urged the US to "involve people" for sustainable and effective curbing of terrorism.On a visit to the US, Zia, ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden: billionaire heir who founded a terror empire (Profile)


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) From billionaire heir to the world's most wanted fugitive, Osama bin Laden was the poster boy of radical terrorism who masterminded some of the most ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lawmaker attacked, 100 buses vandalised in Bangladesh strike (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Islamist activists Monday attacked a lawmaker, vandalised 100 buses and set fire to a petrol pump in Chittagong port city of Bangladesh during a day-long ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Opposition strike in Bangladesh over ‘equal status’ for women


April 4th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Police Monday picked up scores of Islamist activists across Bangladesh as a dawn-to-dusk strike by opposition parties to protest "equal status" for women got under ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bangladesh opposition unites against Hasina’s women’s policy


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has supported Monday's general strike called by a conglomerate of Islamist groups to protest the government's Women Development Policy ... Read more...

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Islamist groups are elated by Arab revolts: Awlaki


March 31st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.31 (ANI): Yemeni-American cleric Anwar-al-Awlaki, who is a top propagandist for Al-Qaeda, broke his silence on the uprisings in Middle East and claimed that Islamist groups are elated by these revolts. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak Islamist parties manipulating public events to suit desired outcomes: Writer


March 12th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12(ANI): While the protests by religious Pakistani parties against double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis' release have finally begun to subside, the eruption of Islamist parties back into the public ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

WC 2011: ICC, Cricket Australia won’t deviate from security plans


March 11th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 11 (ANI): Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council have both said that they will not deviate from their existing security arrangements because of speculation that terrorists are aiming to ... Read more...

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Moroccan youth movement vows to start protests Sunday


February 20th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) A youth movement in Morocco vowed to go ahead with its plans for staging peaceful nationwide protests Sunday, a media report said.Citing Dubai-based Al-Arabiya TV, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No distinction between majority, minority terror: Sonia (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress makes no distinction between groups from majority and minority communities which indulge in terrorism, party chief Sonia Gandhi said Sunday, describing communal forces as "very ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: Rahul Gandhi’s Hindu terror comment creates row


December 17th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) A WikiLeaks cable quoting Rahul Gandhi as saying that "radicalised Hindu groups" may be a bigger danger than Islamist terrorists fetched a quick clarification from the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi’s statement vote-bank politics: VHP


December 17th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 17 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Friday condemned Rahul Gandhi's alleged comments, according to US diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks, that radicalised Hindu groups posed a threat to ... Read more...

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