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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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23 militants killed in Kandahar


May 8th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 23 attackers were killed in battles between Afghan security forces and insurgents for a second day on Sunday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, ... Read more...

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Peshawar bleeds with 10 more injured in car bomb blast


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct.23 (ANI) At least 10 persons were injured in a powerful bomb blast that rocked Peshawar's Hayatabad area at noon on Friday.According to sources, the blast occurred in a car ... Read more...

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7 killed, 5 injured in suicide attack outside Pak Air Force base


October 23rd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.23 (ANI): At least seven persons including two security officials were killed and eight others sustained grievous injuries in a suicide blast near the Kamra Aeronautical Complex in Punjab's Attock ... Read more...

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Pakistan pushes ahead with anti-Taliban assault (Second Lead)


October 18th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (DPA) Pakistani security forces scored their first gains in a crucial offensive against Taliban near the Afghan border, by taking two militant towns amid casualties on both sides, ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 10 Afghans, six Italians in Kabul (Second Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 17 (DPA) A suicide attack against an Italian military convoy shook the Afghan capital Thursday, leaving 10 Afghan civilians and six Italian soldiers dead, officials said. "The attack left 10 ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing in Kabul kills nine, injures 38 (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 17 (DPA) A suicide attack against an Italian military convoy shook the Afghan capital Kabul Thursday, leaving six soldiers and at least three civilians dead and 38 others wounded, ... Read more...

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Blast in Kabul kills six, injures 38


September 17th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
LondonSep.17 (ANI): At least six persons have died and 38 injured in a bomb attack on Thursday in the centre of Kabul amid rising tension in Afghanistan.The blast occurred near ... Read more...

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Taliban hold government, army responsible for TNSM leaders’ assassination


June 8th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 8 (ANI): Furious over the death of TNSM leaders, Maulana Mohammad Alam and Amir Izzat Khan, the Taliban has blamed the NWFP government and the Pakistan Army for the ... Read more...

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Taliban deputy chief announces new offensive in Afghanistan


April 29th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 29 (DPA) The deputy of the Afghan Taliban's supreme leader Mullah Omar announced Wednesday that the militants would launch a new "strong and robust" operation in Afghanistan to counter ... Read more...

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China shuts off Tibet for 50th anniversary of uprising


March 10th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (DPA) Tibetan areas of China were sealed off to foreigners Tuesday amid tension surrounding the anniversaries of a 1959 uprising against Chinese rule and violent protests last year. Foreign journalists ... Read more...

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Two Tibetan women arrested after protests


March 7th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (DPA) Two Tibetan women were arrested for staging separate protests that were critical of China in the Chinese province of Sichuan, an advocacy group for Tibet said Saturday. A nun ... Read more...

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Tibet under siege ahead of anniversary, activists say


March 6th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (DPA) China has placed Tibet under "de facto martial law" ahead of the 50th anniversary of the uprising against Chinese rule March 10, 1959, activists said Friday. The troop presence ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistan military convoy attacks (Lead)


September 20th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (DPA) At least eight people, including five soldiers, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber and a roadside explosion separately hit two military convoys in Pakistan's restive tribal ... Read more...

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Russia will defend citizens against Georgia: Medvedev


August 8th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow, Aug 8 (DPA) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday Russia would take action to protect its citizens under siege by Georgian troops driving to re-assert control over the breakaway region of ... Read more...

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India’s Kabul mission had warned of ‘invasion’ in May


July 7th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian mission in Kabul, the target of a suicide bombing attack Monday, had itself warned of "compound invasions" on important buildings in the Afghan capital less ... Read more...

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40 militants killed South Waziristan


January 24th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan.24 (ANI): Forty militants have been killed and 30 captured in fighting between militants and security forces in Pakistan's South Waziristan region, a military spokesman has said. Eight soldiers have been killed ... Read more...

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