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Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

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Al-Shabaab militants withdraw from Somali capital


August 7th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU (BNO NEWS) -- The Somali militant group Al-Shabaab on Saturday retreated from the country's war-ravaged capital following fierce clashes with government forces and their allies.Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed said ... Read more...

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Two Maoists held in Bengal


March 15th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) Two Maoists, including a woman squad member, were arrested in West Bengal Tuesday, police said. They were presented before a local court and remanded to ... Read more...

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Hafiz Saeed to be part of anti-govt religious alliance


December 18th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali Waqar Isloo, Dec 18 (ANI): Pakistan seems heading towards the Islamic religious organisations' alliance in a bid to destablize Pakistan Peoples' Party led relatively-liberal coalition government. United Nations banned religious organisation ... Read more...

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Five Maoists arrested in West Bengal


September 26th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Five Maoists have been arrested in West Bengal, police said Sunday. While four Maoist cadres were arrested from Purulia district early Sunday, another rebel was arrested from West Midnapore ... Read more...

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Four Maoist cadres held in West Bengal


September 21st, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Four Maoist activists were arrested Tuesday in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said. They were arrested by policemen from Bankura district. Superintendent of Police Pranav Kumar said: "Four ... Read more...

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First Maoist surrender in West Bengal


August 27th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Nearly a month after the announcement of a rehabilitation package for Maoist rebels who give up arms, the West Bengal government met with its first success when a ... Read more...

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Agnivesh for probe into pro-Maoist tribal leaders’ killing (Lead)


August 9th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the killing of Lal Mohan Tudu and Sidhu Soren, leaders of the pro-Maoist tribal group ... Read more...

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Swami Agnivesh seeks probe into killing of pro-Maoists


August 9th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Aug 9 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the killing of Lal Mohan Tudu and Sidhu Soren, leaders of the pro-Maoist tribal group ... Read more...

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Five die in Jharkhand landmine blast (Lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) Five people, including two security guards of a private company, died in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said Wednesday. "Two guards of the ... Read more...

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Four guards die in Jharkhand landmine blast


August 4th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) Four security guards of a private company died in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said Wednesday. "The security guards of the Security and ... Read more...

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Maoist strike hits road, rail services in Jharkhand


August 3rd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) Road and rail services were badly affected in Jharkhand due to a 48-hour strike called by Maoists that began Tuesday, officials said. The national highways wore a deserted look ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist group’s shutdown paralyses life in West Bengal areas


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Normal life was paralysed in Maoist-affected areas of three West Bengal districts Tuesday following a 48-hour shut down call by the pro-Maoist Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) ... Read more...

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Six Maoists arrested in Bankura


July 29th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Six Maoists were arrested Thursday from West Bengal's Bankura district, police said. "Acting on specific information, we cordoned off the Beguashole village in Raipur sub-division and arrested the six ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist group to observe ‘martyr’s week’ for slain rebel


July 27th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Vowing to avenge the death of Maoist Sidhu Soren, the pro-Maoist Peoples' Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) and its militant wing has called a two-day shutdown across ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist leader involved in Gyaneshwari tragedy surrenders (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) A pro-Maoist leader allegedly involved in the Gyaneshwari Express train sabotage has surrendered in a court in West Midnapore's Jhargram, police said Tuesday describing it as a major ... Read more...

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Six Maoists, one trooper killed in Bengal gunbattle (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Goaltore (West Bengal), July 26 (IANS) Six Maoists, including a top cadre, and a paramilitary trooper were killed in a gunbattle that ensued when security forces raided a rebel hideout in this ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoist killed in Bengal


July 16th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Joybanki (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) A suspected Maoist was killed in a gunbattle Friday when security personnel conducted a raid near this village in West Midnapore district in connection with the ... Read more...

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One more arrested in Bengal train sabotage case


July 7th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A pro-Maoist activist was Wednesday arrested in Orissa in connection with the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express tragedy in which 148 people were killed, police said. Manik Mahato, one of ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist activist, CPI-M worker killed in West Bengal (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) A pro-Maoist militant wing's activist and a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) worker were found murdered in West Bengal Monday, with the police blaming the left-wing guerillas for ... Read more...

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Gyaneshwari train derailment accused wants to confess


June 28th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Pro-Maoist activist Bapi Mahato, a prime accused in last month's Gyaneshwari Express derailment, Monday told a city court that he wanted to make a confessional statement before ... Read more...

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Pro-Maoist group member killed in West Bengal


June 28th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) The body of a pro-Maoist militant wing activist was found in West Bengal's Bankura district Monday, with the police claiming that he was murdered by the guerrillas. However, ... Read more...

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Maoist, arms supplier held in Bengal


June 24th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) A Maoist guerrilla and another man who smuggled arms to the rebels were arrested in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Wednesday, police said. A top police official said that ... Read more...

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10-day CBI custody for train sabotage prime accused


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Pro-Maoist activist Bapi Mahato, a prime accused in last month's train sabotage in West Bengal in which 148 people were killed, was Tuesday remanded to 10 days' Central ... Read more...

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Youth from Maoist heartland could head for Bayern Munich


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) A talented young footballer from West Bengal's Maoist-hit West Midnapore district may soon find himself in Germany, training with the famed Bayern Munich club, thanks to a ... Read more...

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Train sabotage: Bapi Mahato brought to West Bengal (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Ranchi, June 21 (IANS) Pro-Maoist activist Bapi Mahato, prime accused in last month's Gyaneshwari Express sabotage in which 148 people were killed, was brought to West Bengal's West Midnapore district Monday, a ... Read more...

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CBI takes train sabotage prime accused to West Bengal


June 21st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 21 (IANS) Bapi Mahato and Bimal Mahato, both accused in last month's Gyaneshwari Express train sabotage, were Monday taken to West Bengal by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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One of prime accused in train sabotage held in Jharkhand (Night Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Police in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district Sunday arrested one of the three prime accused in last month's train sabotage, allegedly by Maoists, in West Bengal that killed ... Read more...

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One of prime accused in train sabotage arrested (Third Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) One of the three prime accused in a train derailment in West Bengal last month allegedly due to Maoist sabotage, in which 148 people were killed, was ... Read more...

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Train sabotage key accused arrested (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) A key accused in the Gyaneshwari Express derailment due to Maoist sabotage in which 148 people were killed in West Bengal last month was arrested from Jharkhand's ... Read more...

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Third arrest in Gyaneshwari train accident case (Second Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A pro-Maoist activist has been arrested for the sabotage that led to derailment of the Gyaneshwari Express train in West Bengal last month killing 148 people, CBI ... Read more...

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Third arrest in Gyaneshwari train accident (Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A pro-Maoist activist has been arrested for the sabotage that led to the Gyaneshwari Express train derailment in West Bengal last month killing 148 people, CBI sources ... Read more...

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Third arrest in Gyaneshwari train crash


June 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A pro-Maoist activist has been arrested for the sabotage that led to the Gyaneshwari Express train derailment in West Bengal last month in which 148 people were killed, ... Read more...

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Second arrest in bloody Maoist train sabotage (Lead)


June 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A pro-Maoist activist has been arrested for his involvement in the sabotage that derailed a passenger train in West Bengal killing 148 people, police said Thursday. Samir Mahato, a ... Read more...

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Second arrest in Gyaneshwari Express case


June 8th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) An activist of a pro-Maoist tribal body has been arrested for his involvement in the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express derailment that left 148 dead, West Bengal Police said ... Read more...

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