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Assam on high alert after train bombing


July 11th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 11 (IANS) A massive security alert was sounded Monday across Assam after the overnight separatist bombing that derailed a passenger train and left more than 100 people ... Read more...

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Two deadly attacks in Chhatttisgarh, 15 cops killed (Third Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 10 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, one of the states worst-affected by a Maoist insurgency, was reeling Friday from the fallout of two deadly rebel attacks that killed 15 policemen ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh buys over 3,000 bullet-proof jackets for police


March 8th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 8 (IANS) With its security forces busy battling the Maoists, the Chhattisgarh government has purchased 3,065 bullet-proof jackets for its police, state Home Minister Nankiran Kanwar told the ... Read more...

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Orissa Maoist involved in two murders held


August 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) A Maoist leader was arrested Saturday in Orissa's Rayagada district for his alleged role in at least seven crimes, including two murders, police said. Fortytwo-year-old Arila Kumbaka was arrested ... Read more...

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Security beefed up in northeast for I-Day


August 14th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 14 (IANS) More than 100,000 army, police and paramilitary troopers were deployed in India's restive northeast to foil any plans by separatists to stage violent attacks ahead of Independence Day ... Read more...

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6 killed in Turkey clash


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 22 (DPA) The latest skirmish Monday between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey left six people dead, the Turkish news agency Anadolu reported. Fighters from the Kurdistan Workers' ... Read more...

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Conservative candidate wins Colombia presidential poll


June 21st, 2010 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 21 (DPA) Conservative candidate Juan Manuel Santos won Colombia's presidential runoff by a landslide Sunday. With nearly 60 percent of the vote counted, he had 69 percent of the vote, against ... Read more...

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Grenade blast in Assam, night trains suspended till R-Day


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) A grenade attack took place in Assam's Chirang district Friday and the railways suspended night trains fearing rebel attacks even as a massive security alert was sounded in ... Read more...

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39 killed in Colombia clashes


November 11th, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 10 (DPA) Nine soldiers and at least 30 rebels were killed in clashes in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the Colombian Army said Tuesday. The gun battle started late Monday ... Read more...

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At least 5 killed in rebel attacks in Colombia


July 29th, 2009 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 29 (Xinhua) Five civilians were killed and five injured in attacks launched by rebels in northwest Colombia, authorities said Tuesday.Tatiana Valencia, representative of the local government, said the attacks were ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan troops recover Tamil rebel chief’s secret documents


July 19th, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 19 (DPA) Sri Lanka's security forces and police have unearthed secret documents belonging to the deceased leader of Tamil Tiger rebels, a newspaper reported Sunday. The documents belonging to Velupillai Prabhakaran, ... Read more...

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Taliban militants kill five policemen in Afghanistan


April 19th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 19 (DPA) Taliban militants stormed a police post in western Afghanistan and killed five policemen, officials said Sunday. Dozens of militants driving several vehicles overpowered the policemen, who were manning ... Read more...

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Assam on maximum alert, toll in blasts rises to 10


April 7th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) A maximum security alert was sounded in Assam Tuesday, a day after a series of explosions rocked the state ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's arrival here ... Read more...

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Sudan breaks diplomatic ties with Chad


May 12th, 2008 - 3:49 am ICT by admin
DPA Nairobi, May 12 (DPA) Sudan Sunday announced it had broken off diplomatic relations with Chad over a row about Chad's alleged support for rebels from Darfur launching an attack on Sudan's capital, ... Read more...

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15 killed in heavy fighting in Sri Lanka


April 15th, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Colombo, April 15 (DPA) Government troops and Tamil rebels clashed in northern Sri Lanka leaving behind at least 13 rebels and two soldiers dead and more than 15 injured, a military spokesman ... Read more...

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