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Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

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Attack on US airbase in Afghanistan kills two


March 6th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 5 (IANS) Two children died Monday when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in front of a US airbase in eastern Afghanistan.The attack took place around 5.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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Kabul attack not to change US Afghan strategy: Pentagon


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) The suicide bomber attack in Kabul over the weekend will not deter the US from carrying out its Afghanistan strategy, the Pentagon said Tuesday."(The Taliban) ... Read more...

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16 foreign troops killed in single day in Afghanistan


October 29th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 29 (IANS) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) experienced a bloody day in Afghanistan Saturday as the military alliance lost 16 service members. A suicide bomber detonated ... Read more...

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Three die in Afghan bombing


June 19th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 19 (IANS) Three people were killed and 11 others injured Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack targeting a military convoy in northern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.An explosives-laden ... Read more...

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Seven die in Iraq bomb attack


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 22 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 10 others wounded Sunday in a suicide bomb attack near the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.The fatalities occurred when the bomber detonated ... Read more...

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Bomb targeting U.S. convoy in Iraq injures Pakistani driver


March 1st, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by BNO News
THI-QAR, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A Pakistani driver was injured on Tuesday morning when a roadside bomb exploded near a U.S. military convoy in southeastern Iraq, police said.Iraqi police said the explosion ... Read more...

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1 terrorist, 4 security personnel killed in terror attacks in Pak tribal region


October 21st, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 21 (ANI): Five people were killed- including one terrorist and three security officials- in separate terrorist attacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Khyber Agency of Pakistan, officials said.Three security forces ... Read more...

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27 killed in Tajik helicopter crash


October 7th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Oct 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 27 people were killed Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in the mountainous Rasht Valley in eastern Tajikistan, a police source said.About 20 members of ... Read more...

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Afghans stone US convoy protesting Quran burning plan


September 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (DPA) Thousands of Afghans demonstrated Thursday north of the capital Kabul by throwing rocks at Afghan police and a US military convoy to protest a US church's plan ... Read more...

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Gen. Petraeus warns US church plans to burn Koran on 9/11 will hit Afghan campaign


September 7th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): The commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has condemned the threat of a church in Florida to burn the Holy Koran on the September ... Read more...

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Bicycle bomber kills three ahead of Kabul conference


July 18th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (DPA) A suicide attack in eastern Kabul killed at least three civilians and left 45 injured Sunday, officials said - two days before a major international conference in the ... Read more...

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16 killed, four injured in FATA ambush


July 17th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 17 (ANI): Unidentified gunmen opened fire at a caravan moving along with a military convoy in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Kurram Agency on Saturday killing at least 16 ... Read more...

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Pak troops kill 38 Taliban in South Waziristan


July 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 11 (ANI): At least 32 Taliban militants have been killed as fierce fighting erupted between Pakistani security forces and extremists in South Waziristan breaking months long pause in violence ... Read more...

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Attack won’t deter Italy’s commitment in Afghanistan: PM


May 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome May 17 (IANS/AKI) The killing of two soldiers will not deter Italy's commitment to support NATO mission in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said Monday. Berlusconi's comment came hours after two ... Read more...

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Four policemen killed, six injured in suicide attack on check post in NWFP


April 28th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.28 (ANI): The Taliban continues to target security forces in the restive tribal areas of Pakistan, as four policemen were killed and six wounded in a suicide attack near the ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban issues ‘last warning’ to media against showing it in bad light


April 24th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.24 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has warned newspapers and television channels for the 'last time' for presenting only one side of the story of their struggle and supporting the ... Read more...

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Seven soldiers, 15 militants killed in clashes in Pakistan


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven soldier and 15 militants were killed during clashes with the Pakistan military in the northwest tribal region, officials said on Friday.In clashes in several areas ... Read more...

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NATO forces kill four school students: Afghan officials


April 20th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 20 (DPA) Afghan officials said Tuesday that NATO forces shot dead four Afghan school students, but NATO said those killed were Taliban militants and their associates. The incident happened around ... Read more...

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Anti-American anger growing in Afghanistan after Monday NATo attack


April 13th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr.13 (ANI): Ordinary Afghans and tribal elders have reportedly expressed concern and anger of the latest incident of violence involving American troops in Kandahar City.According to The Globe and Mail, they ... Read more...

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24 militants killed in Pakistan’s northwest


April 4th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Security forces Sunday killed 24 militants in two separate operations in Pakistan's restive northwest, bringing to 39 the number of terrorists killed in the area in the last ... Read more...

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15 militants killed in Pakistan


April 3rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (DPA) At least 15 Islamic insurgents and one soldier were killed Saturday in clashes in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, a security official said. The fighting ... Read more...

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Five security personnel die in Taliban raid in Pakistan


March 17th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) Three paramilitary soldiers and two policemen were killed Wednesday when Islamist insurgents raided a security post in north-western Pakistan, police said. One more policeman was wounded in the ... Read more...

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16 Taliban militants killed in Pakistani airstrikes


March 15th, 2010 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (DPA) Pakistani fighter jets pounded several Taliban hideouts Sunday, killing 16 militants and injuring several more in north-western tribal region near Afghan border, security officials said. An intelligence official ... Read more...

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Seven blasts shake Lahore after two suicide bombings (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Five successive low-intensity blasts hit Pakistan's eastern city Lahore Friday, less than 12 hours after massive twin blasts killed at least 48 people and injured 95 in ... Read more...

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Five successive blasts rip through Lahore


March 13th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Five successive blasts within the span of 45 minutes ripped through a market place in Pakistan's eastern city Lahore Friday, less than 12 hours after twin blasts rocked ... Read more...

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Third blast rips a market in Lahore, 4 injured


March 12th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Hours after two suicide attacks targeted a military convoy in Lahore, killing at least 48 people Friday, a powerful third blast ripped through a crowded market place ... Read more...

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Twin suicide bombings kill 48 in Lahore (Second Lead)


March 12th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (DPA) At least 48 people, including 18 soldiers, were killed and 95 more were injured Friday when two suicide bombings targeted a military convoy in Pakistan's eastern city ... Read more...

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Five Afghan troops killed in suicide bombing


March 10th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (DPA) A suicide bomber killed at least five Afghan troops in an attack on military convoy in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, officials said. The attack in south-eastern province of Paktika ... Read more...

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Bomb blast hits military convoy in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Several army personnel were injured Tuesday when a powerful bomb blast hit a military convoy in northwest Pakistan's tribal area, a media report said. An improvised explosive device ... Read more...

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Petraeus meets Gilani, assures early reimbursement of Coalition Support Fund


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 23 (ANI): In order to strengthen ties with Pakistan, US Central Command Chief General David Petraeus held talks with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Army Chief General ... Read more...

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Blast kills six in Pakistan (Lead, changing dateline)


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (DPA) A roadside bomb tore through a military convoy in Pakistan's restive northwestern region Wednesday, killing at least six people, including three foreigners, police said. More than 30 people ... Read more...

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11 militants killed in latest Pakistan offensive


October 18th, 2009 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
Wana (Pakistan), Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistani fighter jets have pounded the militants' hideouts in South Waziristan, killing at least 11 insurgents, as the security forces began a fresh offensive against the ... Read more...

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Pak Army kick starts offensive against Taliban in South Waziristan


October 17th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.17 (ANI): Following the go-ahead received from the government, the Pakistani security forces have started their offensive in South Waziristan, which is considered a stronghold of the Taliban.Pakistani Air Force ... Read more...

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US soldier, 22 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


September 30th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 30 (DPA) A US soldier was killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber attacked his convoy in southeastern Afghanistan, while Afghan and foreign troops killed 22 Taliban militants in a ... Read more...

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