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‘No exclusive US bounty for Hafiz Saeed’


April 29th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron P. Munter has blamed the Pakistani media for "misreporting the issue of Hafiz Saeed" and said the US government did not ... Read more...

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Top Karbi militant, cadres killed in Assam


April 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Five cadres of the Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militant group, including a top leader, were killed and two arrested in an early morning operation by ... Read more...

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Assange interviews Hezbollah chief on Russian channel


April 18th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange kicked off his new career as an interviewer on a Kremlin-funded TV channel by hosting Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah for a ... Read more...

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Easter bomb blast kills at least 38 in Kaduna, Nigeria


April 10th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by BNO News
KADUNA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 38 people were killed and others were injured when a bomb blast hit north-central Nigeria on Easter Sunday, officials said on Monday.The explosion occurred on ... Read more...

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Four GNLA cadres killed on Assam-Meghalaya border


April 5th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 5 (IANS) Four members of the militant group Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were killed in a gun battle with security forces in East Garo Hills district of ... 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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Top Philippine rebel captured


March 14th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Manila, March 14 (IANS) A top leader of the Abu Sayyaf militant group has been captured in southern Philippines, police said Wednesday.Jeri Jeheron, alias "Black Tungkang", was arrested Tuesday in ... Read more...

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US special forces not stationed in India: Government


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India Friday strongly denied the presence of US special forces teams on its soil, as claimed by an American commander.The defence ministry said US Pacific ... Read more...

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Determined to end Garo terror outfit: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) The government is determined to counter Meghalaya's Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militant group, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Sunday."The numbers are small but ... Read more...

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Kenya seals border with Somalia


February 12th, 2012 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 12 (IANS) Kenya has sealed its border with Somalia to prevent Somali militants from entering the country.Internal Security Minister George Saitoti Saturday called on the security agencies to ... Read more...

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Afghan president to hold talks with Taliban


January 30th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan President Hamid Karzai has plans to hold a meet with the Taliban in Saudi Arabia to restart peace talks, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani commission to visit India in 26/11 case (lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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26/11 attack: Pakistani judicial panel to visit India


January 20th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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14 Pakistani troopers killed in bomb attack


January 12th, 2012 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) At least 14 Pakistani troopers were killed Wednesday night in a bomb attack.The explosion hit their two vehicles while they were patrolling the Balida area of ... Read more...

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Red Cross staff kidnapped in Pakistan


January 5th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 5 (IANS) A British member of the international aid organisation Red Cross was Thursday abducted in the southern Pakistani city of Quetta.The International Committee of the Red ... Read more...

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Six injured in Manipur blast (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 14 (IANS) At least six people were injured Wednesday when a powerful explosion rocked a government office in this Manipur capital -- nearly half an hour after a ... Read more...

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Militants’ threats force doctors to flee western Assam


December 12th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kokrajhar (Assam), Dec 12 (IANS) Extortion threats from tribal militants have forced dozens of government doctors to flee their areas of posting in western Assam, leaving hundreds of patients at ... Read more...

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Britain asks Pakistan to finish Haqqani network


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ahead of the Bonn conference on Afghanistan, Britain's AfPak envoy Mark Sedwill Friday "regretted" Pakistan's boycott of the conclave, but at the same time ... Read more...

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US blacklists Lebanon explosives expert


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The US state department has blacklisted an explosives expert of a Lebanon-based militant group.Ibrahim Suleiman Hamad Al-Hablain, who works for the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, is a ... Read more...

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Pakistani court acquits militant leader’s sons


November 18th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani anti-terrorism court Thursday acquitted three sons of Sufi Mohammad, the chief and founder of a militant group Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM), in a terrorism case.TNSM's objective ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan insurgent attack


November 12th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 11 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan's southern region Friday, Xinhua reported."An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died ... Read more...

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‘Boko Haram’ attacks leave more than 80 people killed in northern Nigeria


November 7th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by BNO News
DAMATURU, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A series of bomb and shooting attacks targeting police stations, mosques and churches in northeastern Nigeria has left more than 80 people killed, officials said on Sunday. ... Read more...

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69 die in Nigeria attacks, UN condemns it (Lead)


November 6th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Accra/United Nations, Nov 6 (IANS) At least 69 people have been killed in bomb and gun attacks, blamed on an Islamist militant group, in two towns in Nigeria, the Red ... Read more...

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Hunt on for Meghalaya rebels behind police killing


November 1st, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 1 (IANS) Security forces in Meghalaya launched search operations Tuesday to nab Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels who gunned down five people, including four police personnel, in ... Read more...

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Five killed in Meghalaya ambush


November 1st, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 31 (IANS) Four police personnel and a civilian were killed and two policemen critically injured Monday in a militant ambush in insurgency-ravaged western Meghalaya, police said.A group of ... Read more...

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Five Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike


October 30th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 29 (IANS) Five Palestinian militants were killed Saturday when an Israeli war jet struck a military training site of the Islamic Jihad (Holy War) movement's armed wing al-Quds ... Read more...

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Militants ambush Pakistani troops, killing 9 soldiers


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine Pakistani soldiers were killed on Monday when heavily-armed gunmen ambushed troops in the country's Khyber Agency, according to media reports on Tuesday.The attack occurred during ... Read more...

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9 securitymen, 15 militants killed in Pakistan clash


October 17th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) At least nine Pakistani security personnel and 15 militants were killed Monday during an armed clash triggered by an attack on a security check post ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills three Egyptians in Pakistan


October 16th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region has killed three Egyptians linked to the Haqqani network, including one who played a key role in handling ... Read more...

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Israeli-Palestinian prisoner swap deal to start Tuesday


October 15th, 2011 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oc 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A deal between Israel and Hamas on the exchange of over 1,000 jailed Palestinians for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will begin Tuesday.This was announced by ... Read more...

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Trooper shot, injured by militants in Kashmir


October 14th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 14 (IANS) A trooper of the India Reserve Police (IRP) sustained critical gun-shot injuries when militants opened fire at him at a crowded bus stop in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Over 1,400 Haqqani fighters held in Afghanistan this year


October 10th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 10 (IANS) Afghan army and NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) kept up pressure on insurgents as over 1,400 Haqqani network militants have been captured in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Will act on our own against terror, US warns Pakistan


September 30th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The US warned Pakistan that it would act on its own as it did against Osama bin Laden and put on its terrorist list five ... Read more...

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Mullen sticks to his guns on ISI links with terror group


September 29th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The top US military officer stuck to his guns even as the White House and State Department sought to distance themselves from his remarks that ... Read more...

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Khar expected to focus on terror in UN address


September 27th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar is expected to focus on Pakistan's efforts to combat terrorism in her maiden address at the UN General Assembly Tuesday, it ... Read more...

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