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Peace is a true farewell to arms: Colombian rebel chief


September 20th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels are prepared to lay down their weapons if upcoming peace talks with the government lead to an accord, guerrilla chief Rodrigo Londono said ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested due to efforts of India, Bangladesh


July 31st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 31 (IANS) Champion R. Sangma, the rebel chief of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), was arrested due to sustained efforts of India and Bangladesh, Meghalaya Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Colombian rebels say they are holding French reporter


May 7th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 7 (IANS/EFE) French journalist Romeo Langlois is being held as a "prisoner of war", the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, said in a video released Sunday.A ... Read more...

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NIA takes over custody of arrested Maoists in Kolkata


April 16th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA), India's premier anti-terror probe outfit, Monday took over the case of five Maoists, including the successor of slain rebel chief Kishenji, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel chief nabbed in Bangladesh : Police


November 25th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 24 (IANS) In a major setback to the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), its top leader Champion R. Sangma has been detained in Bangladesh and is likely to ... Read more...

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Commander’s killing Gaddafi’s conspiracy: Rebel chief


August 7th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Aug 7 (IANS) Libya's rebel council chairman has said the killing of the council's military commander was part of a conspiracy by Muammar Gaddafi, Xinhua reported.The assassination of Abdel ... Read more...

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Chechen rebel leader claims responsibility for last month’s Moscow airport bombing


February 8th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Feb 8 (ANI): Chechen rebel chief Doku Umarov has reportedly claimed responsibility for last month's bombing at Moscow's main airport that killed 36 people.The Telegraph quoted The Kavkaz Center website, ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebel chief surrenders


December 17th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 17 (IANS) Dimrim N. Sangma, the chairman of Liberation A'chik Elite Force (LAEF), a separatist group operating in Meghalaya, has surrendered along with arms and ammunition, police said Friday.Four of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka strives to recover after end of civil war (Yearender)


December 11th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Anthony David Colombo, Dec 11 (DPA) Months after ending a 26-year civil war in Sri Lanka that claimed over 100,000 lives, fresh hopes have been raised about building ethnic unity, although scars ... Read more...

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Over 49,000 flee LTTE-held area as deadline to surrender ends (Third Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Men, women and children, some sick and some too old to even walk... It was a mass exodus from the Tamil Tigers held area in Sri Lanka's north ... Read more...

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LTTE fails to meet Sri Lanka’s ultimatum to surrender (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Tamil Tigers Tuesday failed to meet the noon deadline set by Colombo to surrender, as the terror outfit faces an unprecedented military thrust in its last stronghold in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka asks Prabhakaran to surrender by Tuesday noon (Lead)


April 20th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 20 (IANS) Closing in on the last Tamil Tiger stronghold, Sri Lanka Monday ordered elusive rebel chief Velupillai Prabhakaran and his fighters to surrender by Tuesday noon or face death. "We ... Read more...

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LTTE intelligence chief’s hideout captured: Sri Lanka


March 25th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan troops forcing their way into the last strongholds of the Tamil Tigers have captured a hideout of the rebels' intelligence wing chief, Pottu Amman, in the ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran sends his wife, younger son abroad by sea: report


February 22nd, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 22 (IANS) Tamil Tiger chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, facing an unprecedented military thrust into his very last stronghold in northeast Sri Lanka, has sent his wife and the younger son to ... Read more...

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LTTE suffers heavy losses, troops encircle last rebel enclave


February 22nd, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 22 (IANS) Heavy fighting that broke out between the Tamil Tiger rebels and the advancing ground troops in Sri Lanka's northeastern Mullaitivu district has left scores of LTTE cadres killed ... Read more...

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28 rebels killed, LTTE vehicles recovered: Sri Lanka


February 12th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 12 (IANS) Advancing further into the last pockets of territory controlled by the Tamil Tigers, troops have fought fierce battles with the rebels, killing at least 28 guerrillas in the ... Read more...

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Colombian rebels confusing people, says President Uribe


February 8th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 8 (IANS) Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has said the leftist guerrillas of the country are "confusing" people by "shedding blood but talking of peace", EFE news agency reported Sunday. "Let's not ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran’s mansion captured: Sri Lankan Army (Lead)


February 2nd, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 2 (IANS) Sri Lankan troops operating in Mullaitivu district have captured a palatial mansion believed to have been used by the Tamil Tiger chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, the army said here ... Read more...

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LTTE marks 21st anniversary of its Black Tigers’ Day


July 6th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 6 (IANS) The Tamil Tiger rebels Saturday commemorated the 21st anniversary of their deadliest weapon, the Black Tigers, and said 356 suicide cadres have blown themselves up so far in ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran pays homage to rebel commander


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, May 22 (IANS) The elusive leader of the Tamil Tigers, Velupillai Prabhakaran, has paid homage to his top military commander who died of heart attack in the rebel-held Wanni ... Read more...

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Five Colombian soldiers killed during anti-rebel operation


May 4th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Bogota, May 4 (IANS) At least five soldiers have been killed and 10 wounded in a mine explosion during an operation to nab a rebel guerrilla leader in northeast Colombia, a military ... Read more...

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