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2,000 land mines found in Colombia in 2011

September 19th, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The army has found a total of 1,961 land mines this year in a jungle province on Colombia's southern border with Ecuador and Peru, a military ... Read more...

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Eight killed in NATO air attack in Afghanistan

September 2nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz, Sep 2 (DPA) Eight campaigners were killed and a candidate for parliamentary elections was injured in a NATO airstrike in northern Afghanistan Thursday, a provincial official said. Abdul Wahid Khurasani, who is ... Read more...

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Colombian soldiers kill boy hunting animals

July 29th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 29 (IANS/EFE) A peasant boy hunting wild animals was killed by soldiers in a wooded area in Colombia, a military official said. A second boy was wounded in Wednesday's incident, which ... Read more...

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Three bomb attacks kill 15 in Afghanistan (Fourth Lead)

December 15th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Farhad Peikar Kabul, Dec 15 (DPA) Two suicide attackers killed 10 people Tuesday while another bomb in eastern Afghanistan killed four local workers and one Nepali man, officials said.In central ... Read more...

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Philippines storm death toll nears 100 (Second Lead)

September 27th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 27 (DPA) Nearly 100 people were killed as tropical storm Ketsana battered a wide area in the Philippines, dumping record rainfall on the capital that caused the worst flooding in ... Read more...

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Taliban captures US soldier, as fresh offensives begin

July 2nd, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 2 (DPA) The US military Thursday began a large-scale offensive against the Taliban in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan as a local militant commander said the Taliban had captured ... Read more...

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Want proof of Taliban casualties: Pakistani editorial

June 20th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Despite the Pakistani military's anti-Taliban operation in the country's restive northwest entering its 56th day and claims of over 1,400 militants being killed, there was no visual ... Read more...

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200 killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza (Second Lead)

December 28th, 2008 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gaza City/Tel Aviv, Dec 27 (DPA) Israel unleashed waves of airstrikes against the Gaza Strip Saturday, targeting Hamas installations and personnel and killing 200 people, in a long-expected retaliation for ongoing rocket ... Read more...

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Protest in Afghanistan against killing of civilians by foreign troops (Lead)

September 1st, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 1 (DPA) Hundreds of Afghan demonstrators Monday took to the streets in the capital, accusing US military forces of killing a man and his two children in a raid ... Read more...

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Taliban says that it will target more Canadian civilians

August 18th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar, Aug.18 (ANI): The Taliban issued an open letter to Canada on Sunday, saying more Canadian blood will be spilled if the country''s troops were not pulled out of Afghanistan. In an ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban declares cease-fire

February 6th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.6 (ANI): Pakistani Taliban fighters have reportedly announced a ceasefire after months of clashes with security forces and suicide attacks in the country. Though a military spokesmen is yet to confirm ... Read more...

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