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Top PLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya


September 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) A top rebel of the outlawed People's Liberation Army of Manipur was arrested from eastern Meghalaya near the Bangladesh border, an official said Wednesday.Athokpam Surchandra Singh, ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two troopers injured (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 5 (IANS) Two security personnel were injured in a bomb blast triggered Wednesday by suspected militants in the Manipur capital, police said. A security alert has been sounded.The ... Read more...

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Syrian military chopper shot down


August 28th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Free Syrian Army rebel group has claimed it had shot down a government-operated military helicopter near Damascus.The rebels posted a video on YouTube of ... Read more...

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Russia seeks extradition of arms dealer from US


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/Ria Novosti) Russia has handed to the US documents required by the country to consider the extradition of convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, the Russian justice ministry ... Read more...

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Rehabilitate Bengali Muslims only after verification: Bodo groups


August 18th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Two Bodo groups including the National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) pro-talk faction Saturday demanded that the Assam government verify the citizenship status of the ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arrested near Bangladesh border in Meghalaya (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) The outlawed Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma was arrested Monday near the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, police said.Sangma, whose outfit is fighting ... Read more...

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Colombia’s rebel group releases two pilots


July 30th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 30 (IANS) The rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Sunday released two civilian helicopter pilots kidnapped 20 days ago, said the International Committee of the Red Cross ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels turn culture cops, threaten police spies


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 23 (IANS) A separatist rebel group in Meghalaya has threatened to take stern action against women wearing provocative dresses and impose extreme punishment on people who had become ... Read more...

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Peruvian police rescue 10 kids from guerrillas


July 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 7 (IANS/EFE) Police rescued 10 children who had been forcibly recruited by a guerrilla group in southern Peru, President Ollanta Humala said Friday."Ten children have been recovered. There ... Read more...

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Peru’s president relieves 22 generals


July 4th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 4 (IANS/EFE) President Ollanta Humala relieved 22 generals of their commands in an effort to reinvigorate strategically important units of the Peruvian army, a media report said.Personnel changes ... Read more...

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Garo rebel outfit chief lodged in Bangladesh jail: BSF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 23 (IANS) Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma, who was arrested by Bangladesh forces last year, is lodged in "some jail" in that country, according ... Read more...

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GNLA chief arms procurer arrested in Meghalaya


June 20th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, the police arrested the chief arms procurer of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a rebel group operating in western ... Read more...

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Top militant leaders arrested in Assam


June 13th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 13 (IANS) Two top leaders of separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) were arrested by Mizoram Police in southern Assam, officials said here Wednesday."Acting on a tip-off, the ... Read more...

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Manipur militant nabbed in Guwahati


May 25th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) A hard core militant of a Manipur based rebel group was arrested here and incriminating documents recovered from his possession, Assam Police said Friday.Additional Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Car bomb injures former Colombian Interior Minister Londoño, kills 2


May 16th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A car bomb exploded near a vehicle carrying former Colombian Interior Minister Fernando Londoño in the country's capital on Tuesday, killing two people nearby and injuring the ... Read more...

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Security heightened in Mizoram amid violence fear


May 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 14 (IANS) Security forces in Mizoram have stepped up vigil after an intelligence report indicated possible violence by the separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) in the northeastern ... Read more...

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Maoists strike again, kill cop in Odisha (Fourth Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) Upping the ante, suspected Maoist guerrillas in Odisha Tuesday shot dead a 43-year-old police officer, just hours after they had abducted him, and left his ... Read more...

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Abducted Odisha cop shot dead by Maoists (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) The bullet-riddled body of a police officer was found in Odisha's Nuapada district shortly after he had been kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas Tuesday, officials said.Assistant Sub-Inspector ... Read more...

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Two people injured in bomb explosion


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) Two people were injured Wednesday in a bomb explosion at a market in Shahlang in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, police said."The explosion took place at ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Police announce reward for catching GNLA rebels


April 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 28 (IANS) Meghalaya Police Saturday announced cash rewards for the capture of militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a powerful rebel group operating in the western ... Read more...

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Sudan rebels claim killing 79 soldiers


April 21st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, April 20 (IANS) Rebels in Sudan's troubled Blue Nile state Friday claimed to have killed 79 Sudanese soldiers in the latest battle on the border with South Sudan, where ... Read more...

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Maoists release Italian hostage, MLA still held (Roundup)


April 12th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) Maoists Thursday released Italian tour operator Bosusco Paolo after keeping him in captivity for nearly a month, while the fate of another hostage, Odisha's ruling Biju ... Read more...

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Maoists release Italian hostage, MLA still missing (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) Maoists Thursday released Italian tour operator Bosusco Paolo after keeping him in captivity for nearly a month, officials said as the fate of another hostage, Odisha's ... Read more...

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Maoists release second Italian (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) Maoists Thursday released Italian tour operator Bosusco Paolo after keeping him hostage for nearly a month, official sources said."He has been released and has already arrived ... Read more...

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Britain temporarily closes embassy in Mali


April 7th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Britain temporarily closed its embassy in Mali Friday following an unstable situation in the country."Given the unstable and unpredictable situation in Mali and the continuing lack ... Read more...

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UN to meet with central African governments to fight Lord’s Resistance Army


March 15th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday said it will meet in Uganda with government officials from central Africa next week to establish a comprehensive regional strategy to ... Read more...

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Four members of anti-talk Bodo rebel group held


March 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 13 (IANS) Four cadres of the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) led by Ranjan Daimary were arrested by security forces in lower Assam's ... Read more...

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Sudan rebels claim to have killed 130 soldiers


February 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) A rebel group in Sudan Tuesday said it has killed 130 Sudanese army soldiers in an attack along the Sudan-South Sudan border, Xinhua reported."The attack launched ... Read more...

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Ex-member of rebel group held in Meghalaya


February 24th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) A former Meghalaya rebel was Thursday arrested along with seven aides for assault, intimidation and damage to private property, police said. He had laid down arms ... Read more...

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Bank official abducted in Meghalaya


February 24th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 23 (IANS) Suspected tribal rebels Thursday abducted an official of State Bank of India in Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district bordering Assam, police said.V.K. Gupta, the assistant ... Read more...

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Three killed in Philippines jail gunfight


February 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 15 others injured after dozens of gunmen attacked a jail in southern Philippines to free a prisoner, police said ... Read more...

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Determined to end Garo terror outfit: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 19 (IANS) The government is determined to counter Meghalaya's Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militant group, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Sunday."The numbers are small but ... Read more...

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Garo rebel group GNLA declared terrorist outfit


February 1st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday declared the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a rebel outfit operating in western part of Meghalaya, a terrorist outfit under the Unlawful ... Read more...

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Governor laments rising militancy in Meghalaya


January 26th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 26 (IANS) Governor R.S. Mooshahary Thursday regretted that militancy was rising in Meghalaya as the scenic state celebrated Republic Day amid a shutdown called by a rebel group.After ... Read more...

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Garo militants abduct 2 Meghalaya engineers


January 25th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 25 (IANS) Heavily-armed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels abducted three Meghalaya government engineers at gunpoint in the state's West Garo Hills district, but one of them ... Read more...

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