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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi consulate attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in a rocket attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, ... Read more...

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West’s Syria policy could backfire: Putin


September 7th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Western powers that their "dangerous" stance on the Syria crisis could come back to haunt them."Today, some want to ... Read more...

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‘China wants to maintain instability in northeast India’


August 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) China's role in northeastern India is not to create instability but "to maintain instability" because it wants to keep India out of Myanmar, says veteran ... Read more...

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Mamata warns against infiltration of Maoists


August 8th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Observing that rebel guerrillas were being brought in the state from the neighbouring Orissa and Jharkhand, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday warned the ... Read more...

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Italy seizes Gaddafi assets worth $1.4 bn


March 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Assets worth $1.1 billion euros (about $1.4 billion) belonging to Libya's Gaddafi family were seized by the Italian police.The assets included stocks, real estate, a share ... Read more...

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Mali situation under close watch: UNHCR


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that it has been closely monitoring developments in Mali following the announcement that army soldiers had taken control of ... Read more...

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Kishanji’s death big loss but movement will continue: Varavara Rao


November 25th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Describing the death of top Maoist leader Kishanji as a "big loss" for the left wing rebels, Maoist ideologue P. Varvara Rao said the movement will ... Read more...

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Kishanji’s death big setback for rebels: Sleuths, security experts


November 24th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Former top sleuths and security experts Thursday termed the killing of Maoist leader Kishanji alias Koteshwar Rao as a "big setback" for the rebel movement but ... Read more...

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No ‘classical’ insurgency in northeast: Assam Rifles chief


August 26th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Aug 26 (IANS) The insurgency in India's northeastern states can no longer be viewed as "classical" guerilla warfare as it lost the support of the people, the head ... Read more...

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Italy unfreezes 350 mn euros of Libyan assets


August 26th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Aug 25 (IANS/AKI) Italy has unfrozen 350 million euros (around $503 million) of Libyan assets that can be used by the transitional government to pay salaries and provide other ... Read more...

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Rebels offer $1.3 mn bounty for Gaddafi


August 25th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) The chairman of Libya's Transitional National Council said Wednesday that a Benghazi businessman has offered $1.3-million bounty for information leading to the capture of Muammar Gaddafi.Mustafa ... Read more...

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Libyan embassy in Washington re-opens under rebel government


August 12th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- The Libyan Embassy in Washington, D.C. officially re-opened on Thursday under the control of Libya's rebel council, two days after rebels opened their embassy in London.Ali Aujali, the ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels ready to approach UN for Western air strikes


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Benghazi (Libya), Mar. 2 (ANI): Libyan rebels headquartered in eastern Benghazi are reportedly considering an approach to the United Nations to sanction air strikes by Western powers to get a stubborn Muammar ... Read more...

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Trinamool cooperated with Maoists in Nandigram: Party MP


January 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Embarrassing his party yet again, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has claimed in his recent book that the Trinamool and Maoists were hand in glove during the ... Read more...

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We support Mamata, she should quit cabinet: Maoists


January 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Expressing support to the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress for defeating the Marxists in West Bengal, the Maoists have urged the railway minister to resign from the cabinet ... Read more...

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Follow India’s example, give land to Pak poor to avoid Taliban tentacles


October 27th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct.27 (ANI): A University of Washington academic has said Pakistan can learn from India's example of helping landless poor build better lives from themselves.Roy Prosterman, the founder and chair emeritus ... Read more...

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Actress says Campbell knew diamond gift was from Taylor


August 9th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 9 (DPA) US actress Mia Farrow told the international war crimes court in The Hague Monday that British supermodel Naomi Campbell knew rough diamonds given to her in ... Read more...

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Two Maoists killed in Bihar encounter


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Munger (Bihar), June 3 (ANI): Security personnel on Thursday gunned down two Maoists in an encounter at Baghail forest area in Biohar's Munger district on Thursday.According to sources, the encounter ensued ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi slams central government over Maoist attacks


May 31st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Suarat, May 31 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has slammed the central government for failing to tackle the Maoist violence.Addressing a public meeting here on Sunday, Modi said: "They ... Read more...

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Islamic insurgents ban BBC, VOA broadcasts in Mogadishu


April 10th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, April 9 (IANS) Somali insurgents Friday banned the rebroadcast of programmes by BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) and VOA (Voice of America) on the FM radio stations in Mogadishu, Xinhua reported. The ... Read more...

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Donors’ conference for Darfur begins in Cairo


March 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 21 (DPA) International donors gathered in Cairo Sunday for a conference to raise $2 billion in aid for the western Sudanese province of Darfur that has been battered by seven ... Read more...

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UN approves $5 million loan for Yemen aid program


February 24th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Almost $5 million in an internal loan was approved by the United Nations (UN) for an aid program in Yemen, the UN said Tuesday.The loan was ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan army questions captured Tamil rebel leader (Second lead)


August 7th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 7 (DPA) Kumaran Pathmanathan, the new leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebel movement, has been arrested and is being questioned, Sri Lankan defence ministry spokesman Keheliya ... Read more...

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Tamil rebels appoint new leader to continue the fight


July 22nd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 22 (DPA) Tamil rebels defeated by government forces in Sri Lanka two months ago have appointed a new leader as part of a restructuring, the rebels said Wednesday. The Liberation ... Read more...

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Tamil legislator arrested in Sri Lanka


June 23rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 23 (DPA) An opposition Tamil minority legislator has been arrested for allegedly helping the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a newspaper said Tuesday. Sathasivam Kanagaratnam, a member of parliament representing ... Read more...

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Maoists hold out against forces on day 2 of Lalgarh operation (Roundup)


June 19th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 19 (IANS) Maoist rebels put up stiff resistance to the advancing security forces in Lalgarh, carrying out surprise attacks and engaging them in heavy gunbattles on the ... Read more...

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Canadian lawmaker to be deported from Sri Lanka


June 10th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 10 (DPA) A Canadian parliamentarian is to be deported from Sri Lanka on the grounds that he was a sympathiser of the Tamil rebel movement, senior government officials said Wednesday. Bob ... Read more...

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End of war can spark instability in Sri Lanka’s Tamil areas: CSM


May 28th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Tamil activists say that the end of the 26-year war for a separate state for Sri Lanka's ethnic Tamil minority should allow more moderate voices to emerge, but ... Read more...

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Tamil rebels make conflicting claims over Prabhakaran’s death


May 25th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 25 (DPA) Tamil rebels have made conflicting claims over the reported death of their leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, with one saying he was still alive and another confirming his death. A day ... Read more...

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Questions raised over Pak Army’s ability to defeat Taliban


May 10th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 10 (ANI): The Pakistan army had vowed to quell the insurgency completely. Questions are being raised about whether the Pakistan Army is up to the task of defeating the ... Read more...

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Moderate polling in Bengal, landmine injures one (Second Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Suspected Maoists exploded a landmine in West Bengal's Purulia district injuring a security personnel even as there was a 29 percent voter turnout in the first four ... Read more...

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Exiled rebel leader returns to Indonesia’s Aceh


October 11th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 11 (DPA) Greeted by thousands of cheering supporters, the 83-year-old founder of Aceh's rebel movement returned to the tsunami-wracked Indonesian province of Aceh Saturday for the first time in almost ... Read more...

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Golf course planned at former Khmer Rouge stronghold


April 2nd, 2008 - 10:35 am ICT by admin
By Bronwyn Sloanx Pailin (Cambodia), April 2 (DPA) In a move that might make the late Cambodian despot Pol Pot spin in his grave - if he had one - former Khmer Rouge ... Read more...

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