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NATO helicopter crashes in southern Afghanistan, killing 11


August 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Seven American service members and four Afghans were killed Thursday when a coalition helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, military officials said, in what was one of the ... Read more...

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Twin attacks kill 10 in Afghanistan (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a roadside bombing in Kabul Tuesday, while a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle at a ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Afghanstan


March 18th, 2012 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 18 (IANS) A total of seven militants were killed in Afghanistan during a joint operation in Kunar province Saturday, a source said."Based on intelligence, a unit of ... Read more...

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Taliban promise to capture, kill Prince Harry


February 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) The Taliban have promised to use all their power to kill or capture Prince Harry when the British royal returns to Afghanistan as an Apache ... Read more...

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Taliban killed in failed bombing, five injured


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 2 (IANS) A Taliban suicide bomber Friday tried to drive an explosives-laden lorry into a camp of international troops in Afghanistan, but failed and blew up the ... Read more...

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Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s aide shot dead in attack


July 18th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A close aide to Afghan President Hamid Karzai was among several people killed on Sunday during an attack on his residence, officials said on Monday.Presidential adviser and ... Read more...

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21 killed in nightmare Kabul hotel attack


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 29 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed when Taliban fighters stormed a luxury hotel here and went on a slaughter spree before being shot dead or ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber hits Afghan army base


April 16th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) A suicide bomber Saturday attacked an Afghan army base in Gambiray area in the eastern province of Laghman. Casualties are feared.Laghman province is located near the ... Read more...

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‘Disappointed’ Pak scrambles to arrange another hockey series after India postponement


March 16th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 16(ANI): The postponement of Pakistan's three-match hockey series against India has come as a huge disappointment for the Greenshirts, who have been short of international fixtures since their 2010 Asian ... Read more...

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Taliban claims it abducted Canadian ’spy’ in eastern Afghanistan


February 27th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Taliban spokesman on Sunday claimed its militants have abducted a Canadian spy in eastern Afghanistan. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said Canadian national Mackenzie Rutherford Colin, of Toronto, was ... Read more...

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Despite turmoil, Egyptian Navy to exercise with UAE


February 8th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) In the midst of the turmoil in Egypt with protesters demanding the removal of President Hosni Mubarak, the country's navy is to hold a joint military exercise ... Read more...

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Afghan woman, lover stoned to death by Taliban


January 27th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) A 19-year-old Afghan woman and her alleged lover have been stoned to death by terrorist outfit Taliban, after she reportedly ran away from an arranged marriage, reveals ... Read more...

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Jihadi media is booming in Pakistan


January 12th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.12 (ANI): The media is viewed by terrorist organisations as one of the fronts of jihad against their enemies.Activists and supporters of jihadis favour the media platform, both the print ... Read more...

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NATO confirms killing of Taliban Deputy Governor in Afghanistan


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 3 (ANI): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has confirmed that Taliban's Deputy Governor, Bahadur, has been killed during a combined Afghan and coalition forces operation in Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills 14 civilians in Helmand


December 31st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 31 (ANI): A minibus packed with civilians, including women and children, was blown apart by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province on Thursday, killing 14 passengers and ... Read more...

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Taliban attack two NATO bases in Afghanistan


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 28 (DPA) Taliban militants attacked two bases of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in eastern Afghanistan in predawn raids Saturday. Militants attacked the bases in Khost province with indirect ... Read more...

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Mukhtar Ansari floats new political outfit


August 9th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 8 (IANS) Four months after being expelled from Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), jailed mafia don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari Sunday announced the formation of a new ... Read more...

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UN removes five former Taliban members from sanctions list


July 31st, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 30 (IANS) The UN announced Friday it has removed five former senior members of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan from its sanctions blacklist. The UN Security Council Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pak acknowledges failed Times Square bomber met Taliban chief


July 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 26(ANI): Pakistan has acknowledged that Pakistani-American, Faisal Shahzad, who pleaded guilty to a New York bomb plot, had met Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud.Shahzad last month pleaded guilty ... Read more...

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Taliban claim capture of two US soldiers


July 25th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The Taliban has claimed it captured two US soldiers in eastern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Saturday. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told the media over phone that his group has ... Read more...

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Failed Times Square bomber seen hugging TTP chief Hakeemullah in latest video


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Confessed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad had met the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Hakimullah Mehsud, a new video has revealed.The latest video has come just days after ... Read more...

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Taliban chief met man who tried to bomb Times Square


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud had met Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad who tried to bomb New York's Times Square, shows a new video footage. The video clip shows ... Read more...

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For harried local Afghans, Taliban, Kabul Conference is just an exercise in futility


July 20th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, July 20 (ANI): While the world's leaders are meeting in Kabul to chalk out a strategy to rebuild and develop the war tattered country, far outside the conference hall ... Read more...

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Blast rocks Kabul hours before international conference


July 20th, 2010 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 20 (DPA) An explosion rocked Kabul Tuesday morning hours before a major international conference is slated to be held in the Afghan capital. Witnesses in northern outskirts of Kabul said ... Read more...

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Taliban attacks NATO base in Afghanistan


June 30th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has taken responsibility for an attack on a NATO airbase in which several militants were killed Wednesday. The attack occurred at an airfield outside Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Taliban fire rockets at Kabul peace assembly (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas launched two rockets at the national peace assembly or "jirga" inaugurated by President Hamid Karzai in the Afghan capital but there were no casualties, an ... Read more...

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Truth has prevailed, says JuD as Saeed walks free


May 26th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): The banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) has hailed Pakistan Supreme Court's verdict declaring its chief Hafeez Muhammed Saeed a 'free man', saying the 'truth has prevailed'."Finally, truth has prevailed. ... Read more...

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No current player in Cricinfo’s Pak all-time great Test XI


May 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 25(ANI): No current national player has made it to Cricinfo's all-time great Pakistan Test XI side, unlike in five of the six all-time XIs named earlier by the largest cricket-related ... Read more...

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India defaming Kashmir struggle by naming Saeed, Lakhvi in Mumbai attacks: JuD


May 4th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 4 (ANI): The Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), the front face of the banned Lashkar-e-Taiba which had masterminded the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, has condemned the special court's verdict against the lone ... Read more...

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I didn’t even slap anyone: Bangladesh war crimes accused


April 1st, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 1 (IANS) A top Islamist leader of Bangladesh accused of leading a militia that killed thousands of civilians during the 1971 freedom struggle has claimed he had "not even slapped ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey squad quits, officials sacked after World Cup debacle (Lead)


March 12th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Karachi, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan hockey plunged into a major crisis as the entire team announced retirement from international hockey soon after the national federation sacked the team officials and ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey selectors, officials sacked


March 11th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday sacked its hockey team officials and dissolved the national selection committee after the four times champions had their worst ever finish in the World Cup. ... Read more...

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Karzai calls up PM, promises probe into terror attack


February 27th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Saturday called up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and promised a "full investigation" into the terror attack in Kabul that killed 17 people, ... Read more...

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India’s 26/11 charges baseless: Hafiz Saeed


February 17th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 17 (IANS) Hafiz Saeed, the founder of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror group and who India says masterminded the 26/11 Mumbai carnage, says the charges against him are baseless. "India always ... Read more...

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26/11: India’s charges baseless, says Hafiz Saeed


February 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.17 (ANI): The Indian Government's charge that he masterminded the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai is unfounded and baseless, said Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Muhammed Saeed.Accusing New Delhi of indulging in fabricated ... Read more...

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