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Five die in Quetta blast (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) An Awami National Party (ANP) leader was among five people who were killed Friday in a massive explosion that rocked a market in Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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Leaked video shows US pilot singing after killing Afghans


July 6th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) A video from an Apache helicopter's on-board camera that was leaked online shows a US pilot blowing up an Afghan man while singing "Bye, bye Miss ... Read more...

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Huge cache of explosive seized in UP


June 9th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives was recovered from a village in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district Saturday and three people arrested, police said.The seizure of over 200 ... Read more...

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Cop hurt as bomb in manhole explodes in Peshawar


May 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A Pakistani police officer was injured in Peshawar city Friday when a bomb hidden beneath a manhole cover exploded as soon as his vehicle by, a ... Read more...

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15 die in Pakistan suicide bombing (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Fifteen people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber walked into a market and triggered a massive explosion in Pakistan's northwest, a media report ... Read more...

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Eight die in Pakistan suicide blast (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Eight people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The massive explosion took place in Bajaur Agency, ... Read more...

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Six more killed in cracker shop blast in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after five people were killed in two explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, six more people were killed Tuesday ... Read more...

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Six die in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Six people were killed and seven injured Wednesday when a massive explosion ripped through a passenger van in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.Geo News ... Read more...

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One killed, 24 injured in Kashmir car bomb blast (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 22 (IANS) One person was killed and two dozen were injured in a powerful car bomb explosion in a south Kashmir district Thursday. No group has claimed responsibility ... Read more...

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Five die in Peshawar blast (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Five people were killed and 29 injured Sunday when a massive explosion tore through funeral prayers being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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10 dead, 12 wounded in Afghan airport bombing (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen others injured Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle near the gate ... Read more...

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15 dead, over 30 hurt in Pakistan blast (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 15 people, including two children, were killed and over 30 injured Thursday when a massive explosion ripped through a bus stop in Pakistan's northwestern ... Read more...

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Blast in Israel embassy car injures four, Iran blamed (Intro Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jerusalem, Feb 13 (IANS) An Israeli embassy car was gutted after an explosion Monday in the heart of the Indian capital, leaving the wife of the defence attache ... Read more...

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Man rams tanker into ex-wife’s house


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) An estranged husband in Britain made his wife run for life as he tried to blow up her house by ramming it with a fuel tanker.Christine ... Read more...

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Seven die in China blast


November 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 31 injured Monday when a massive explosion rocked a fast food restaurant in northwest China, authorities said.The deafening blast took ... Read more...

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16 die in blast at Pakistani mine


September 27th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed in a massive explosion at a marble mine in Pakistan's northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, media reports said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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18 Afghan civilians killed in blast (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 29 (IANS) Eighteen civilians were killed in a massive explosion when their mini-bus ran over a roadside bomb Friday morning in Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Police guard from massacred Utoya camp missing


July 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian police have not been able to locate the whereabouts of a police guard who was due to be on the Utoya Island where 86 ... Read more...

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Police release six suspects in Oslo bombing


July 25th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Six suspects who were detained in the Oslo bombing case Sunday were released because of lack of evidence of their involvement in Friday's attack, Norwegian ... Read more...

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Pope calls to renounce hatred as Norway mourns victims


July 25th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Benedict Sunday prayed for the victims of Norway's twin terror attacks and called on Catholics to "abandon forever the path of hatred and ... Read more...

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Suspect confesses to Norwegian camp mass killing


July 24th, 2011 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethnic Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik, suspected of killing over 80 people on the Utoya Island, Saturday confessed his crime, Norway's Dagbladet tabloid newspaper reported quoting ... Read more...

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One dead in blast near Norwegian PM’s office (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 22 (IANS) At least one person was killed in a bomb attack near the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg here Friday, BBC reported. Stoltenberg was reportedly ... Read more...

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Blast near Norwegian PM’s office, eight hurt (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 22 (IANS) A large explosion Friday damaged the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, BBC reported. At least eight people were injured.There were conflicting reports on whether ... Read more...

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Four killed in blasts targeting Pakistan Navy buses (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Four people, including a woman doctor, were killed and 32 injured in twin bombings targeting two Pakistan Navy buses in different parts of this Pakistani port ... Read more...

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Karachi’s bombed rummy club is 60 years old


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The rummy club in Karachi, where a massive explosion left at least 15 people dead Thursday night, holds a licence that is over 60 years old.Rummy, ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 36 mourners at Pakistan funeral (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


March 9th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, March 9 (IANS) Terror struck Pakistan again Wednesday when 36 mourners gathered for a funeral were killed in a suicide bombing in a village near this town.At least ... Read more...

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13 dead, 50 hurt in Pakistan suicide blast (Second Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and over 50 injured Tuesday when a vehicle packed with explosives blew up after it was shot at by security ... Read more...

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Cairo protesters hold out, Obama nudges Mubarak (Roundup)


February 5th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Egyptians determined to oust President Hosni Mubarak held their ground in Cairo Saturday, as US President Barack Obama reiterated that the transition of power "must begin now".The ... Read more...

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Remote controlled bomb caused blast in Philippines


January 26th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 26 (IANS) A homemade remote-controlled bomb caused the huge explosion Tuesday in a passenger bus in a Philippine city, killing five people, an official said.The massive explosion took place in ... Read more...

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Female terrorist opened bag triggering Moscow airport blast (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Beijing, Jan 25 (IANS) A female terrorist "opened a bag" at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport, triggering a massive explosion that killed 35 people, a source said, adding: "She was accompanied by a ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan blast


January 17th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Ten bus passengers were killed Monday in a massive explosion triggered by a suicide bomber in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The blast tore through the bus on Hangu Road ... Read more...

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Oil Spill Boom Being Recycled to Create Chevy Volt


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors is literally making history with it's innovative methods for using the oil soaked booms which were used during the Gulf Oil Spill crisis, and using them ... Read more...

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Second blast rips through New Zealand mine; all 29 miners dead (Second Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 24 (IANS) In the worst mining disaster in New Zealand in nearly 100 years, all 29 miners trapped 120 metres underground died Wednesday when a second explosion tore through ... Read more...

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Families fell to the floor when told of New Zealand miners’ death


November 24th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 24 (IANS) Families of the 29 New Zealand coal miners, who reportedly died in the second blast in the Pike River mine Wednesday, "fell to the floor screaming and ... Read more...

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29 trapped Kiwi miners feared dead after second blast at mine


November 24th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Nov.24 (ANI): All 29 miners trapped in the Pike River Coal Mine are feared dead after a "horrific" second explosion this afternoon.Police Superintendent Gary Knowles told the miners' families ... Read more...

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