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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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10 killed in Iraq bombing


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 3 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 25 wounded Thursday in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, police said.A suicide bomber blew up his ... Read more...

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Coalition, Afghan forces making “tangible progress” against the Taliban: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that the international coalition and its Afghan partners have made "tangible progress" against the Taliban in Afghanistan over the past six months."We've ... Read more...

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Top NSCN (K) militant killed in Nagaland


March 19th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Mar 19 (ANI): J. Khonwang Thomas alias Chipu Menon, a "Brigadier" in the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang or NSCN (K), was killed in Nagaland's Mon District, according to Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Wave of attacks kill seven NATO soldiers in Afghanistan


March 1st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A wave of insurgent attacks killed seven coalition service members on Monday and Tuesday, according to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), raising the coalition death toll ... Read more...

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Five NATO soldiers die in Afghan attacks


January 13th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, five of them in attacks, according to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).The grim ... Read more...

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Terror attack kills NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan


December 28th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service member was killed ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan bomb blast


December 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A coalition service member was killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on early Monday morning, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service member ... Read more...

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Six NATO troops die in Afghan attack


December 12th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Six coalition service members were killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service members were killed ... Read more...

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Two coalition troops killed in Afghan blast


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.ISAF said the service members were killed ... Read more...

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Two coalition troops killed in Afghan violence


November 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two coalition service members were killed in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Sunday.ISAF said the service members were ... Read more...

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US ‘extremely concerned’ over ISI role in ’supporting terrorist groups’


October 8th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Top US defence officials have expressed concerns that some elements of Pakistan's spy agency may be involved in improper interactions with the Taliban and other insurgent groups, ... Read more...

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Four American troops die after attacks in eastern and southern Afghanistan


August 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Four American service members were killed on Sunday after four separate attacks in eastern and southern Afghanistan, sources and the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said.Two service ... Read more...

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Afghan war logs reveal Taliban use of shoulder-launched ‘manpads’


July 29th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), July 29 (ANI): Because of the NATO force's heavy reliance on them, one of the most eye-catching revelations in a trove of classified documents posted on the Internet ... Read more...

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Afghan militants reject new peace offer


July 19th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Afghan militant leaders have rejected a new peace offer made to them on the eve of an international conference in Kabul.Representatives from 60 countries will attend the ... Read more...

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Obama sending top security aides to Pak to push harder against terrorists on its soil


May 18th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): President Barack Obama is likely to send two of his senior most national security aides to Pakistan this week to pressurise the Yousuf Raza Gilani government to ... Read more...

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US to press Pakistan to close terror’s ’safe haven’


May 18th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The White House is dispatching national security adviser Gen. James L. Jones and CIA director Leon E. Panetta to Pakistan to push Islamabad to intensify efforts to ... Read more...

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Assam Police arrest two UNLF militants


May 1st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Dispur (Assam), May 1 (ANI): Assam Police arrested two United National Liberation Front (UNLF) members in Guwahati on Saturday.According to Assam Police, Vice-Chairman KS Tomba, alias Vikramjit, alias Sunil, ... Read more...

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Increasing terror strikes on Pak civilians akin to war crimes: Amnesty International


April 20th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.20 (ANI): Condemning last week's terror strikes in Pakistan's north western Kohat region in which over 40 people were killed and Monday's suicide attack in Peshawar which claimed 24 people, ... Read more...

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53 killed in twin blasts in Iraq ahead of poll results


March 27th, 2010 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 27 (IANS) At least 53 people were killed and 105 injured in two blasts in Iraq's eastern Diyala province Friday, hours before the announcement of the final result of the ... Read more...

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10 killed, 30 hurt in Iraq bombings


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 3 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 30 injured Wednesday in two car bomb attacks followed by a suicide bombing in Baquba, the capital of Iraq's Diyala province, a police ... Read more...

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AGP questions government on handcuffing ULFA chairman


December 19th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS) Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has questioned the government for allowing Arabinda Rajkhowa, the arrested chairman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), ... Read more...

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BSF personnel detained Rajkhowa: P Chidambaram


December 9th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today said Arabinda Rajkhowa, the chairman of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was detained by the Border Security Force (BSF) ... Read more...

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India wants offensive against Taliban to continue


November 25th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India Wednesday said it wants the US-led military offensive against the Taliban to continue in Afghanistan. Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor told the Lok ... Read more...

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Top US commander in Afghanistan has asked for more troops: Report


September 27th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 27 (DPA) The top US and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) military commander for Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, has formally asked the Pentagon for additional troops, FOX News reported ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda exploits Pakistan’s tribal areas to regain ground: US


May 1st, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 1 (IANS) While Al Qaeda remains the greatest terrorist threat to the United States, the group has regained some of its pre-9/11 operational capabilities through the exploitation ... Read more...

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Give us the drones and we will take out the militants ourselves Zardari tells US


April 8th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.8 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the United States to provide the unmanned remote controlled Predator aircrafts to the country so that it could carry out drone ... Read more...

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4 killed, 17 wounded in suicide bombing in Iraq


March 31st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), March 31 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed and 17 injured Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden truck that he drove into a police station in ... Read more...

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Pak dismisses NYT report on expansion of US strikes beyond tribal areas as speculative


March 18th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.18 (ANI): Pakistan has rebuked media reports which claimed that the United States was planning to expand its military operation beyond the ungoverned tribal areas of Pakistan, particularly in Baluchistan, ... Read more...

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US planning to expand its covert war beyond Paks tribal areas: NYT


March 18th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.18 (ANI): The United States may expand its military operation beyond the ungoverned tribal areas of Pakistan, particularly in Baluchistan, where top Taliban operatives are reportedly hiding and initiating attacks ... Read more...

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Bangladesh must curb anti-India terror outfits: Chidambaram


December 15th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Bangladesh should not allow terror outfits from India and Bangladesh to carry out anti-India operations from its territory, warned Home Minister P. Chidambaram here Monday.Most of the ... Read more...

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Afghan mayor, 44 others wounded in bomb explosion


December 7th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 7 (Xinhua) The mayor of eastern Afghanistan's Baquba city and 43 others were wounded Sunday when a bomb planted at the roadside exploded as his convoy was passing Sunday, reports ... Read more...

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Mass grave found in Iraq


November 30th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 30 (Xinhua) Iraqi security forces have discovered a mass grave with 33 decomposed bodies in a village in the volatile northern province of Diyala, the interior ministry said Sunday.Based on ... Read more...

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Three killed in Iraq suicide attack


September 21st, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 21 (DPA) Three people were killed and 25 injured when a car bomb exploded at a makeshift football ground in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police said Sunday.A suicide ... Read more...

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Iraq car bomb explosion kills 18


August 9th, 2008 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Mosul (Iraq), Aug 9 (Xinhua) At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded Friday in a car bomb explosion in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, the police said. The blast occured ... Read more...

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