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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... Read more...

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Pilot killed in drug plane crash in Venezuela


August 30th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A small plane carrying drugs crashed into a mountain in the northwestern state of Lara, killing the pilot, the Venezuelan interior ministry said."We presume that ... Read more...

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Huge arms cache unearthed in Jammu’s Reasi


July 20th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Security forces, including the army and Jammu and Kashmir Police, Friday unearthed a huge arms cache in a remote mountainous area of Reasi district in the ... Read more...

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There’ll be no remote areas in Tripura: Manik Sarkar


July 18th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 18 (IANS) The Tripura government will not allow the use of words such as 'remote' for any mountainous area in the state since all inaccessible habitats would soon ... Read more...

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Evolve national consensus to solve Kashmir problem: Mufti


July 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday underlined the need to evolve a national consensus to solve ... Read more...

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35 injured, 64,500 affected in China quake (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) A 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region early Saturday, injuring at least 35 people and affecting over 64,500 others.The temblor also killed over 2,000 livestock ... Read more...

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24 injured in China quake (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least 24 people were injured and hundreds of cattle died in collapsed sheds as a 6.6-magnitude quake jolted China's Xinjiang Uygur region Saturday and toppled ... Read more...

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Two Americans kidnapped in Egypt


June 1st, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two American tourists have been kidnapped by unidentified armed men from near the Red Sea resort of Dahab, Egyptian television reported.The two Americans are in ... Read more...

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25 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 13 (IANS) At least 25 Taliban militants have been killed in a mountainous area in Afghanistan's Nuristan province, an official said Friday.An operation backed by NATO-led forces ... Read more...

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12 die in Pakistan accident


April 11th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 15 injured Wednesday when two passenger vans collided in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said.The accident took ... Read more...

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Hope fades for 138 missing in Pakistan avalanche


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of rescue workers continued to search Tuesday for more than 130 people who were buried by a large avalanche in a mountainous area of northern Pakistan ... Read more...

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China bridge becomes world’s highest and longest


April 4th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) At 1,102 feet up and 3,858 feet across, the ambitious suspension bridge in China's Hunan province has become the highest and longest in the world.The Anzhaite ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Evening Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniforms stopped a bus, ordered the ... Read more...

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Militants gun down 18 bus passengers in Pakistan (Second Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday in a suspected sectarian attack in Pakistan when gunmen dressed in army uniform stopped a bus, ordered the passengers ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan bus accident


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) At least 15 people died in northern Pakistan Monday night when their bus fell into a ravine.The accident took place in Haripur, a mountainous area some ... Read more...

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IAF rushes to evacuate snow-trapped in Jammu


January 27th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Friday rushed to evacuate as many snow-trapped people as possible from remote areas of the Jammu region before it starts raining ... Read more...

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Chinese police kill seven kidnappers, free hostages


December 29th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) Police fatally shot seven kidnappers during a hostage rescue mission in northwest China Wednesday night, authorities said Thursday.Two people were kidnapped in the mountainous area of ... Read more...

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Delhi blast mastermind trapped in Kishtwar?


November 15th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) One of the brains behind the Sep 7 Delhi High Court blasts has been "trapped" by a joint army-police team in a mountainous area of Jammu ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces hunt for militants after intelligence men killed


November 13th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani security forces Sunday launched a major hunt for militants behind the killing of five intelligence officials in the eastern Punjab province, reported local ... Read more...

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Top Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir gunfight


October 8th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 8 (IANS) A top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit was killed in the remote mountainous area of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district Saturday morning in a joint ... Read more...

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Helicopter crash in south-central Indonesia kills 2


September 26th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by BNO News
SUMBAWA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on early Sunday afternoon when a helicopter chartered by a mining company crashed in south-central Indonesia, officials said on Monday.The helicopter, operated by ... Read more...

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U.S. pilot among three killed in small plane crash in Indonesia


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small aircraft crashed in a remote area in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Thursday afternoon, killing three people, including a U.S. national, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Email suspects being quizzed


September 11th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are questioning seven people in connection with an email claiming responsibility for the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Over 50 die as suicide bomber explodes in mosque (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) More than 50 people were killed when a suicide bomber, said to be a teenaged boy, exploded himself inside a packed mosque during Friday prayers in ... Read more...

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52 missing tourists found in China


August 15th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) A group of 52 tourists who went missing in a China province have been found safe and secure, rescuers said.The tourists were visiting Linhai in Zhejiang ... Read more...

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Five Colombian cops die in plane crash


July 29th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 29 (IANS/EFE) Five Colombian police personnel were killed and a sixth officer was injured Thursday when their small aircraft crashed in a mountainous area of the northwestern province ... Read more...

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Military plane crashes during bad weather in Morocco, killing 78


July 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
GUELMIM, MOROCCO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 78 people were killed on Tuesday morning when a military transport plane crashed into a mountain in southern Morocco, state-run media reported. Three others survived. The ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army answerable to people: Kayani


July 7th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Army was answerable to the people and their representatives in the parliament, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said.Kayani said at a seminar ... Read more...

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Chopper crash kills nine policemen in Colombia


June 12th, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS) Nine police officers were killed and three others wounded when their helicopter crashed in northeastern Colombia, Xinhua reported.The helicopter crashed into a mountainous area in Casanare ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju reviews Kashmir security


May 11th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 11 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Wednesday held a meeting at the Indian Army's Northern Command headquarters to review the security situation in Jammu ... Read more...

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Train derails in Taiwan; five women killed


April 28th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, April 28 (IANS) A small train derailed Wednesday in a mountainous area of Taiwan, killing at least five women tourists and injuring over 100, officials said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Landslides kill four people in Colombia


April 11th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 11 (IANS) At least four people died due to landslides in Colombia Sunday after several poor neighbourhood, located on the outskirts of the north-central city of Medellin, were ... Read more...

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Sweating in snow for boys from Batalkoote


April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Batalkoote, April 7 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad was late for school by over 15 days. When schools reopened in the first week of March in this remote mountainous area in Poonch ... Read more...

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Tripura orders probe into Mizoram refugee camp fire (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 20 (IANS) The Tripura government late Sunday ordered a magisterial inquiry into Saturday's fire that devastated a refugee camp in the state's north, killing 16 people and leaving ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed by militants in Kashmir


January 1st, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 1 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed by militants in Gool area in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, an army officer said."The army has launched an operation to trace ... Read more...

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