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Four arrested for murders in Kolkata (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Four people were arrested Sunday in connection with the sensational Behala murder case here in which the body of a woman, her son and two domestic ... Read more...

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30 wounded in Iraq bombings


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 30 people were wounded in a series of bomb attacks in Iraq's Baquba city, Xinhua reported.The coordinated attacks took place Saturday. Two roadside bombs ... Read more...

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Two dead, six missing as bus falls in river in Bengal (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Two people died and at least six were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."So far, we have ... Read more...

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Bengal school vice-principal held for caning students


September 6th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Going against the grain of the Teachers Day spirit, the vice principal of a West Bengal school Wednesday caned seven students, causing head injuries to some ... Read more...

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Five Iraqi soldiers killed in separate attacks


September 5th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 4 (IANS) Two Iraqi army officers and three soldiers were killed and three other people wounded in separate attacks in northern and eastern Iraq on Tuesday, police said.... Read more...

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Two Shia clerics killed in Iraq drive-by shooting


September 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 31 (IANS) Two Shia clerics were gunned down by unidentified gunmen in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad Friday, a police source said.Sheikh Arif Abdul Razak, Imam of ... Read more...

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Gardener held for murdering British woman in France


August 27th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A gardener who became "increasingly intimate" with an elderly British woman living in France has been charged with murdering her.Patricia Wilson, in her 60s, is ... 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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6 killed in Iraq violence


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of six people including a local official were killed and five others injured Saturday in separate gun and bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.... Read more...

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Iraq closes border crossing point with Syria


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 23 (IANS) Iraq Wednesday closed a major border checkpoint with Syria in the country's Anbar province, said an Iraqi Border Police source.Iraq closed the Al-Qaim border checkpoint early ... Read more...

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30 kids injured in Germany bus accident


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 23 (IANS) Over 35 people, including at least 30 children, were injured in a highway accident in Germany Wednesday, a police source said.The children were going home from ... Read more...

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Panicky Assamese leaving Maharashtra


August 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) People from Assam and other northeast states are fleeing to their home states after some of them were targeted by miscreants in Maharashtra in the past ... 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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Roadside bomb kills five Iraqi soldiers


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least five soldiers were killed and as many military personnel injured after a roadside bomb exploded Friday in an Iraqi town, police said.The explosion occurred ... Read more...

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Bareilly violence kills one, curfew on


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several injured when communal violence broke out in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district late Sunday, police said Monday.Trouble erupted when ... Read more...

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Fire at Maruti plant


July 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) A fire broke out in automobile major Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as thousands of protesting workers locked its main gates trapping officials inside, ... Read more...

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Chargesheet soon in ex-Marxist leader’s murder


July 14th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 14 (IANS) With close to 70 people accused in the murder of former Marxist leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, Kerala Police will start work Monday on the chargesheet expected to ... Read more...

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One killed, nine injured in Iraq bombings


July 9th, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 9 (IANS) At least one person was killed and nine wounded in separate bomb attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk province Sunday, Xinhua reported.A roadside bomb struck a police convoy ... Read more...

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Gunman kills one, takes another hostage in German town


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) At least one person was shot dead and another taken hostage in Germany after an unidentified gunman opened fire Wednesday morning in Karlsruhe, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Iraq bombings


June 26th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 26 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 25 injured following two bomb blasts in different cities near Baghdad Monday night, said police sources.At least ... Read more...

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55 killed, 126 injured in Iraq attacks (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 13 (IANS) At least 55 people were killed and 126 others wounded in a series of bomb and gunfire attacks in several Iraqi cities Wednesday, police said.The apparently ... Read more...

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47 killed in Iraq car bombings


June 13th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 13 (IANS) At least 47 people were killed and many others injured in Iraq after a series of car bombings rattled the capital city of Baghdad Wednesday morning, ... Read more...

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12 dead in Egyptian families’ quarrel


June 11th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 11 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a fight among three Egyptian families over a piece of land, Xinhua reported.According to official MENA news ... 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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Delhi woman strangled to death inside her room


May 25th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman was found strangled to death with her own stole inside her residence in the capital, police said Friday.The incident came to light ... Read more...

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Bus passengers lynch robber in Mexico


May 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said.The incident took place ... 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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Kerala politician’s killers identified: Police


May 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 9 (IANS) Kerala Police Wednesday said they had identified the killers of former Communist leader T.P. Chandrasekharan and the state Congress asked the government to expose the conspirators ... Read more...

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12-year-old boy killed in grenade attack in Kishtwar


May 8th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy, the son of a Special Police Officer, was killed when suspected militants lobbed a grenade at their house late Monday night in ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Kabul attack after Obama visit (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 17 injured in suicide bombings and a gunbattle in the Afghan capital Wednesday, hours after US President Barack Obama's Kabul ... Read more...

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Alarm after 40 held on Indo-Nepal border


May 1st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) The detention Monday of 40 people for trying to enter India from Nepal without valid identity papers through the border in Maharajganj has put the Uttar ... Read more...

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Three injured in Afghan blast


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) At least three people were injured Sunday after a bomb went off in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz, Xinhua reported."An explosive device attached to a ... 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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IM operative arrested in Kolkata


April 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata April 12 (IANS) A suspected member of the Indian Mujaheedin (IM) terror outfit was recently arrested by the Karnataka Police from the southwestern fringes of the city, according to ... Read more...

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