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India, Pakistan likely to sign visa pact Saturday


September 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) The much-awaited visa agreement between India and Pakistan could be signed Saturday, Indian sources said here Friday.The visa agreement could be a game changer for people-to-people ... Read more...

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Eight killed in separate attacks in Iraq


August 27th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 26 (IANS) Eight security personnelmembers were killed in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in and near Baghdad Sunday, police said.In Baghdad, gunmen attacked the building of a local ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq violence


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq attacks


August 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in gunfire and bomb attacks in northern and central Iraq, the police said Sunday.In Iraq's Nineveh province, gunmen attacked a ... Read more...

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12 killed in Baghdad bombings


July 31st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 27 injured in two car bombing attacks in Iraq's capital city of Baghdad Tuesday, an interior ministry source said.The ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq bombings


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 37 injured in separate bombing incidents in Iraq Sunday, Xinhua reported.A total of six people were killed and 13 ... Read more...

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‘Full-time aviation watchdog chief by July-end’


July 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A day after appointing an interim chief of the aviation regulator, the government was Wednesday considering the appointment by July-end of an official who will ... Read more...

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40,000 Russian firefighters to lose jobs


July 10th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's emergencies ministry is planning to cut the number of firefighters by 20 percent - or about 40,000 people - by 2013, a ministry source ... Read more...

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32 killed, 68 injured in Baghdad car bombings (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 16 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 68 injured in two separate car bomb blasts which targeted Shiite pilgrims at the end of a major Shiite ... Read more...

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20 pilgrims killed in Baghdad bombings


June 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 16 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 44 injured in two separate bomb blasts which targetted Shiite pilgrims Saturday, Xinhua reported.According to an interior ministry source, ... Read more...

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10 dead, 45 wounded in Iraq suicide bombing


June 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 4 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and over 45 wounded Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car packed with explosives in Baghdad, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Nine wounded in Iraq bomb attacks


May 17th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 16 (IANS) As many as nine people, including security personnel, were injured Wednesday in separate bomb attacks in eastern and central Iraq, said police.In Iraq's Diyala province, a ... Read more...

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Three killed, nine injured in Iraq


April 30th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed and nine injured Sunday in separate attacks in Iraq, police said.In eastern province of Diyala, two policemen were killed and ... Read more...

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Two killed, 11 injured in Iraq blasts


April 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 26 (IANS) Two people were killed and 11 others injured in two separate bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Thursday.A booby-trapped car was detonated in Al-Hurriyah district ... Read more...

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Iraq official survives bomb attack


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 22 (IANS) The governor of eastern Iraq's Diyala province Saturday survived a roadside bomb explosion that targetted his convoy, Xinhua reported.Governor Hisham al-Hiyali was travelling Saturday near the ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Iraq attacks


April 19th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 19 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 24 injured in a series of bomb attacks, including a suicide bombing, in Iraq Thursday, said an interior ministry ... Read more...

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6 killed, 10 wounded in Iraq attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 wounded in separate attacks carried out in different places of Iraq Sunday, said police.In Iraq's northern city of ... Read more...

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43 killed, over 190 wounded in Iraq bomb attacks (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 20 (IANS) As many as 43 people were killed and over 190 wounded in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq Tuesday, the police said.One of the deadliest ... Read more...

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25 killed, over 170 wounded in Iraq attacks


March 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 20 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and over 170 wounded Tuesday in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq, the police said.The deadliest attack occurred in ... Read more...

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13 killed in Iraq violence


March 13th, 2012 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 13 (IANS) At least 13 people died in a robbery and grenade attack in and around Baghdad Monday, police said.Two jewellers died when gunmen stormed their store in ... Read more...

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Five of a family killed in Iraq


March 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 11 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead five members of a family in an Iraqi town, an interior ministry source said Sunday.Gunmen broke into the house of a ... Read more...

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Russia’s defence ministry to spend $3 mn on website


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry will spend 90 million rubles (around $3 million) to revamp its website, which earlier came under government scrutiny over alleged theft ... Read more...

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Iraqi minister survives car blast


March 8th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 8 (IANS) An Iraqi minister Wednesday escaped unhurt in a car bombing near his convoy in Baghdad but a civilian was killed and four others were injured, Xinhua ... Read more...

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27 policemen killed in Iraq attacks


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 5 (IANS) Twenty-seven policemen were killed Monday in a series of attacks carried out by gunmen wearing military uniforms in Haditha city in Iraq's western province of Anbar.The ... Read more...

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Syria finds bodies of three slain foreign journalists


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 2 (IANS) Syrian authorities have found the bodies of the three slain foreign journalists, who were killed a week earlier in restive Baba Amr neighbourhood in Homs province, ... Read more...

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20 killed, 64 wounded in attacks in Baghdad


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 23 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 64 wounded Thursday in a series of bomb and gun attacks across the Iraqi capital, authorities said.A booby-trapped car exploded near ... Read more...

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Russia to sell silver, diamonds worth over $300 mn


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to sell silver worth about six billion rubles (around $201 million) and diamonds worth 5.4 billion rubles (around $181 million) in 2012, a ... Read more...

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Ramesh Sippy new NFDC chairperson


January 17th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Well-known filmmaker Ramesh Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC)."Yes, Mr. Sippy has been appointed the new chairperson ... Read more...

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Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Second Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) India has called off the visit of a 30-member military delegation to China after Beijing refused a visa to a senior Indian Air Force officer ... Read more...

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Visa row: Indian military team’s China visit called off (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China has been called off after Beijing refused a visa to an IAF officer who belongs to ... Read more...

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Three killed in Iraq bombing


December 26th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 26 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 14 injured Monday morning after a suicide bomber targeted a police checkpost near the Iraqi interior ministry's compound.The bomber ... Read more...

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Russian satellite crashes shortly after launch


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 23 (IANS) A Russian communication satellite -- Soyuz-2 -- crashed Friday shortly after being launched in northern Russia, RIA Novosti reported.A Meridian satellite launched from the Plesetsk space ... Read more...

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63 killed in Iraq violence (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 22 (IANS) At least 63 people were killed and some 185 were wounded in a spate of bomb attacks across Iraqi capital Baghdad Thursday morning, an interior ministry ... Read more...

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27 killed in Iraq bomb attacks


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 22 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed and some 154 wounded in a spate of car blasts and bomb attacks in Baghdad Thursday morning, an interior ministry ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 wounded in Iraq attacks


December 20th, 2011 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 20 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 wounded in separate bomb attacks in central Iraq Monday, the police said.In Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin, ... Read more...

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