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Al Shabaab terrorist jailed for 59 years in Kenya


September 21st, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 21 (IANS) A self-confessed terrorist belonging to the Al Shabaab outfit has been sentenced to 59 years in prison by a Kenyan court, after the man was found ... Read more...

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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... Read more...

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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah leaders


September 14th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) The US Thursday slapped fresh sanctions on three leaders of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah for their alleged role in aiding the Syrian government in its crackdown ... Read more...

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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Haqqani network a terrorist group: US


September 8th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated militant group held responsible for the 2008 Indian embassy bombing ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of Sri Lankans in India: Amnesty


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of Sri Lankans visiting India and investigate the recent attacks on them."The ... 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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Dire necessity to enforce airport security in India (Comment)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
The daring terror attack on Pakistan's Kamra air base on Aug 16 claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban and persistent intelligence reports that Pakistan-based militant groups keep planning terror attacks on India's civilian ... Read more...

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Meghalaya I-Day celebrations marred by shutdown


August 15th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day celebrations in Meghalaya were marred by a shutdown called by a militant group, which affected life in the state.The shutdown was called by ... Read more...

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Khasi rebel outfit ready for talks


August 15th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) The Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), an outlawed Khasi militant group in Meghalaya, has offered to hold talks with the government."We are ready to come to ... Read more...

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Indian who dodged Philippine rebels to return by Tuesday


August 11th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 11 (IANS) K.V. Biju, who managed to escape from the clutches of Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines and who is now safe in Sulu in that country ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan to target Haqqani network


August 5th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US and Pakistani officials are considering joint counter-terrorism campaigns in Afghanistan and Pakistan that would target the Haqqani militant group, a media report said.The Haqqani ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban threatens Myanmar over Muslim attacks


July 26th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban Thursday warned of taking revenge if Myanmar fails to stop the alleged killing and arbitrary detention of Muslims in that country.Right groups ... Read more...

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Nine, including five kids, killed in Pakistan bombing


July 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least nine people, including five children, were killed Saturday when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a house used as headquarters by a ... Read more...

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Obama bans Somalia charcoal import


July 21st, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday ordered a ban on charcoal imports from Somalia.The president said the trade generates "significant revenue" for al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based cell ... Read more...

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Taliban kill nine policemen in Lahore (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine policemen were shot dead by Taliban militants Thursday in Pakistan's Lahore city while they were asleep in a building.The attackers came on three motorcycles ... Read more...

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Searches continue at missing Bollywood starlet’s villa


July 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) In a massive combing operation that continued for the second day Wednesday, Mumbai police's Crime Branch claimed to have made a headway in the case of ... Read more...

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Militants whip drunk Malians 80 times


July 11th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Timbuktu (Mali), July 10 (IANS/AKI) An Islamist militant group punished two drunk men with 80 lashes each in the ancient city of Timbuktu in northwest Africa's Mali.The men were whipped ... Read more...

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Woman in Taliban love triangle, executed


July 10th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A helpless Afghan woman was gunned down because two Taliban fighters "could not decide who could have her", the Daily Mail reported Monday.The 22-year-old woman, ... Read more...

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Kenyan football lovers keep off pubs during Euro final


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 2 (IANS) Football lovers in Kenya stayed away from pubs and other entertainment spots during the Euro 2012 final for fear of terror attacks Sunday night.The move ... Read more...

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Bring terror suspect Hamza to Mumbai: Court (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday issued a warrant to present suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jindal Hamza, who was nabbed by Delhi Police last week for his links ... Read more...

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Three Karbi militants killed in Assam


June 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) Three hard core militants of the Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militant group were killed in Assam in the early hours of Wednesday.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Not enough evidence to arrest Hafiz Saeed, says Gilani (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) There is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, says Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. He also believes that Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Insufficient evidence to arrest Hafiz Saeed: Gilani


May 13th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, a media report said."If you ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in Russia


May 13th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS) Six militants, including a senior member of the Kizlyar militant group who was on a wanted list since 2011, have been killed in a special operation ... Read more...

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US envoy denies meeting Hafiz Saeed


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has denied meeting Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.The US embassy Wednesday categorically rejected an article in a national daily ... Read more...

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US not to negotiate with Al-Qaeda over hostage


May 8th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The White House has declined to negotiate with Al-Qaeda about an elderly US hostage, kidnapped from Pakistan and being held by the militant group since last ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to take steps that India, US asking: Hillary (Roundup)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on the second day of her visit to this city to "explore the economic potential of east India", said ... Read more...

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Pakistan not doing enough on Mumbai attack: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Stressing that all those involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack be brought to justice, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday accused Pakistan of not ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Al Qaeda's new chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is in Pakistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Monday.Egyptian cleric al-Zawahri, took over the organisation after Osama ... Read more...

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Myanmar seeks NGO help in relief missions


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 3 (IANS) The Myanmar government will seek help from the civil society organisations to provide aid in insurgency-hit areas, President Thein Sein has said.The government is talks with ... Read more...

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Two people injured in bomb explosion


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) Two people were injured Wednesday in a bomb explosion at a market in Shahlang in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, police said."The explosion took place at ... Read more...

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