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Car bombing kills driver in Libya


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 2 (IANS) A car bomb blast in a commercial street in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi Sunday killed the driver and injured a passenger, Xinhua reported.The blast took ... Read more...

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Another arrest in Ranvir Sena chief murder case


August 31st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Prince Pandey, an accused in the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, was arrested near Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, police said Friday.Prince Pandey was believed to ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed over Ranvir Sena chief murder


August 28th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) Police in Bihar have filed a chargesheet against six people for the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh.The chargesheet was filed in a court in ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son to stand trial in September


August 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Saif al-Islam, the second son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, will go on trial in September in the Libyan town of Zintan, despite repeated ... Read more...

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Two Bihar legislators face social boycott


July 24th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) A front organisation of Ranvir Sena has called for a social boycott of two Bihar legislators for their suspected involvement in the murder of Ranvir Sena ... Read more...

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Russia, China vote against UN resolution on Syria


July 7th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 7 (IANS) Russia, China and Cuba voted against the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution Friday which unilaterally condemned the Syrian government. However, India, Philippines and Uganda ... Read more...

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Five shot dead in Colombian bar


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 2 (IANS/EFE) Five people died and one was wounded when gunmen attacked a bar in Tumaco, a port city in southwestern Colombia, officials said.Investigators are trying to determine ... Read more...

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UN: Syrian children detained, tortured and used as human shields


June 13th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Pro-government forces in Syria have detained, tortured and used young children as human shields during the ongoing conflict, which is now being called a civil war by ... Read more...

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Two legislators linked to Ranvir Sena chief murder?


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) Two legislators of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) are reportedly under surveillance over the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police sources said Friday.Sunil ... Read more...

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CBI probe recommended in Ranvir Sena chief killing


June 6th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The Bihar government has recommended a CBI probe into the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', the police chief said Wednesday.Bihar police chief Abhyanand ... Read more...

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Seven held in Ranvir Sena chief killing case (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Seven people were arrested in Bihar's Bhojpur district Monday in connection with the June 1 killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police said.A special ... Read more...

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Salwa Judum never existed: Raman Singh


May 4th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, who arrived here Friday after the release of abducted district collector Alex Paul Menon a day earlier, said there ... Read more...

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Israel worried over Syrian missiles to Hezbollah


March 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria has supplied Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah militia with advanced Russia-made anti-aircraft missile systems, which could jeopardise Israel's aerial supremacy in the region, an Israeli media ... Read more...

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British journalists held for spying in Libya


March 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) A Libyan militia has released a video of two British journalists held on suspicion of spying.Nicholas Davies-Jones and Gareth Montgomery-Johnson - working for Iran's English-language Press ... Read more...

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ICC issues arrest warrant for Sudanese minister


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 2 (IANS) The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant against Sudanese Defense Minister Abdel Raheem Muhammad Hussein.He is suspected of counts of crimes against ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan blast


February 15th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) At least one person was killed Wednesday when a bomb fixed to a parked motorcycle exploded in Pakistan's northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan.Seven others were injured ... Read more...

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Man gets 24 years for Colombian journalist’s killing


February 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) A former militiaman was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in the murder of journalist Alvaro Alonso Escobar, who was gunned down a ... Read more...

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Two kids killed in Pakistan blast


December 31st, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) At least two children were killed and 13 other people injured Saturday in a remote-controlled bombing in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.The bombing ... Read more...

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Unicef concerned over escalating conflict in Somalia


November 16th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 16 (IANS) The UN children's fund (Unicef) has expressed concern over the impact of escalating conflict in Somalia where at least 24 children have been killed while 58 ... Read more...

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Populism is Mamata’s Achilles heel (Comment)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
A visitor to Kolkata cannot but notice how the city has become livable again, as it was nearly throughout its 300-plus years of history except for the recent period of ... Read more...

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Soldiers find ‘Gaddafi mafia money’


November 12th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Nov 12 (IANS/AKI) Soldiers belonging to a militia that fought late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's military found a secret cache of gold, dollars and euros buried in a garden ... Read more...

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At least 75 killed in South Sudan attack


October 30th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 75 people, including 60 rebels, were killed Saturday in the Unity state of South Sudan when the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) repealed an ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq’s twin blasts


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 3 (IANS) At least six people were killed in two back-to-back roadside bomb blasts near the Iraqi capital Baghdad late Sunday, Xinhua reported.Two members of the Sunni paramilitary ... Read more...

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Maoist commander held in Gadchiroli


September 25th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Sep 25 (IANS) A Maoist commander from Chhattisgarh's Bastar but operating in this Maharashtra district has been arrested, police said Sunday."We arrested Somji Made after we laid a ... Read more...

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Government to decide soon on review of SPO order


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government will soon decide if a review of the crucial Supreme Court order on disarming anti-Maoist Special Police Officers (SPOs) was needed, Home ... Read more...

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Ranvir Sena chief gets bail


July 8th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Brahameshwar Singh, chief of Ranvir Sena, an upper caste militia notorious for massacring Dalits, was released Friday after a Bihar court granted him bail, police said.The ... Read more...

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Colombian journalist shot dead


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 2 (IANS/EFE) A 70-year-old Colombian journalist who had testified in court against politicians accused of ties to the militia has been shot dead, authorities said.Investigative reporter Luis Eduardo ... Read more...

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US Afghan pullout does hurt India: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the US pullout from Afghanistan would hurt India because the situation in the war-torn country would be thrown ... Read more...

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Russian police to undergo lie detector tests


June 28th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police officers in Russia will now be checked on lie detectors and the refusal to be tested could spoil their future career, the interior ministry ... Read more...

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Sedition charge against Ramdev in Bihar


June 9th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) A Congress leader Thursday filed a complaint of sedition in a Bihar court against yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his close associate Acharya Balkrishna for threatening ... Read more...

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Indians advised to leave Yemen (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India has asked its nationals to leave Yemen at the earliest following mounting violence between security forces and those ranged against long-time President Ali Abdullah ... Read more...

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Indians advised to leave Yemen


May 27th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The ministry of external affairs Friday advised Indian nationals to leave Yemen as early as possible following breaking out of clashes between government and rebel ... Read more...

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No 1971 trial details to media, rules Dhaka panel


May 25th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal trying Islamists accused of collaborating with authorities in erstwhile Pakistan during the 1971 freedom movement has restrained police and counsel from ... Read more...

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Taliban too begins to tweet


May 16th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Afghanistan's puritanical Taliban, which had during its regime banned all forms of entertainment and modern technology, has now taken to the internet to propagate ... Read more...

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Mass graves found in Cote d’Ivoire


May 10th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) At least 68 bodies have been found in 10 graves near the Cote d'Ivoire's main city of Abidjan, Xinhua reported.According to the UN Office of ... Read more...

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