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Police unearth Maoist arms dump in Odisha


July 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Security forces unearthed a rebel arms dump during a raid on a Maoist hideout in the forested area in Odisha's Rayagada district and recovered landmines and ... Read more...

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Both Syrian forces, rebels to blame for massacre: Russia


May 29th, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Both the government forces and rebels were responsible for the recent massacre in the Syrian town of Houla, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."There can ... Read more...

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Amid shaky truce, 2 more UN monitors expected in Syria


April 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 25 (IANS) As the UN-Arab League envoy voiced concern at the "bleak" situation in Syria, Neeraj Singh, spokesman of the first UN monitoring team in the country, said ... Read more...

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Two Maoists held in Odisha


January 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (IANS) Two Maoists were arrested Saturday from a forested area of Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said.The two, accused of committing several crimes in the district during past ... Read more...

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Stamp out Maoists: Chhattisgarh governor


January 26th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Calling Maoists anti-national, Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt urged people on the occasion of Republic Day Thursday to help the authorities to crush them."We have to stamp ... Read more...

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Families appeal to Maoists to release labourers


December 11th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 11 (IANS) The distraught family members of seven labourers, who were abducted by Maoists in Bihar's Jamui district two days ago while constructing a bridge, Sunday appealed to ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct seven labourers in Bihar


December 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 9 (IANS) More than three dozen armed Maoists early Friday abducted seven labourers engaged in the construction of a bridge in Bihar's Jamui district, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Libya’s rebel leader wants ‘fair trial’ for Gaddafi


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of Libya's rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) said Monday that Muammar Gaddafi should get a fair trial.Mustafa Abdel Jalil told a news conference ... 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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Libyan rebels’ military chief killed


July 29th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 29 (IANS) Libyan rebels' military chief Abdel Fattah Younes was Thursday killed in an attack by Muammar Gaddafi's forces, Xinhua reported.Opposition leader Moustafa Abdel-Jalil confirmed the death at ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s ruling party wins local council elections


July 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) said Sunday that its landslide win in the local council elections over the weekend was the result of ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to operate flights to former rebel stronghold


July 21st, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka is set to launch commercial flights to Kilinochchi, a former stronghold of the vanquished Tamil Tiger rebels in the northern part of the country, ... Read more...

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Maoist ‘protest week’ hits life in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 4 (IANS) A 'protest week' called by the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in Chhattisgarh hit life in the state's many districts as it began Monday, police ... Read more...

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Turkey recognises Libyan rebels


July 4th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey has officially recognised Libya's rebel council and pledged to help it with an aid of at least $200 million, Al Jazeera reported.The Turkish foreign ... Read more...

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Rebels legitimate representatives of Libyan people: Germany


June 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Germany has recognised Libya's rebels as "the legitimate representatives of the Libyan people", BBC reported."We want a free Libya, in peace and democracy without (Muammar) Gaddafi," ... Read more...

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International group agrees on aid to Libya rebels


May 5th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The international Libya contact group has announced the establishment of a fund to help Libyan rebels as it meets in Rome Thursday.The fund will "permit ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits life in Orissa district


April 28th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 28 (IANS) Vehicles stayed off roads and shops downed shutters in several areas of Orissa's Malkangiri district Thursday in response to a 24-hour shutdown called by Maoists, police ... Read more...

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Woman Maoist killed in Orissa gun fight (Lead)


April 24th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 24 (IANS) A woman Maoist was killed during a brief exchange of fire Sunday between police and the ultras in a forested area of Orissa's Malkangiri district, an ... Read more...

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War in Libya moving towards stalemate: Admiral Mullen


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad (Iraq), Apr. 23 (ANI): The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Admiral Mike Mullen, has warned that the war in Libya is "moving towards stalemate", even though US ... Read more...

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Spanish parliament votes to extend Libya operations


April 19th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The majority of Spanish parliamentary parties voted Tuesday to extend the country's participation in NATO's Libya operation by two months.Spanish Defence Minister Carme Chacon said ... Read more...

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Libyan families flee Ajdabiya town as Gaddafi regime renew attacks


April 18th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 17 (ANI): Many families have fled the rebel held key town of Ajdabiya after the Libyan regime renewed attacks in a bid to regain the territory in the eastern parts ... Read more...

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400,000 people fled Libya: UN


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 2 (IANS) Some 400,000 people have fled the violence in Libya, the UN said Friday.Some 83,000 foreign nationals have been repatriated, but 12,000 more remain at the ... Read more...

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Libya rape claim woman now facing criminal charges


March 30th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 30 (ANI): A Libyan spokesman has said that the woman who had burst into a hotel full of foreign journalists to say that she was abducted and raped by militia ... Read more...

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Libya frees woman allegedly raped by militia after branding her a ‘prostitute’


March 28th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 28 (ANI): The Libyan government has said that it has released the woman who had burst into a hotel full of foreign journalists to say that she was abducted and ... Read more...

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Western military strikes on Libya may threaten Gaddafi regime continuance: NYT


March 21st, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): The military strikes on Libya by Britain, France and the United States that began on Saturday may threaten the government of that country itself, notwithstanding the Obama administration's ... Read more...

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US, EU forces launch broad air strikes on Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli/Washington/Paris, Mar. 20 (ANI): American and European forces have begun a broad campaign of strikes against the Libyan Government of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, unleashing warplanes and missiles in a military intervention ... Read more...

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Libyan air strike on Benghazi kills 26


March 19th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, , March 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 26 were killed and over 40 were wounded after forces loyal to Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi pounded the rebellious city of Benghazi ... Read more...

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Libya declares ceasefire after UN no-fly resolution


March 18th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 18(ANI): Libya's government has declared an immediate ceasefire, hours after a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution backed a no-fly zone over the country.Libyan Foreign Minister Mussa Kussa said that ... Read more...

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Gaddafi vows to ‘get crazy’ in face of foreign attack


March 18th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar. 18 (ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has vowed to 'get crazy' in the event of a foreign attack on his country.In a defiant radio address, The Guardian quoted Gaddafi as ... Read more...

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Clashes continue as Gaddafi vows to recapture Misurata (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 17 (IANS) Fierce clashes Thursday continued between opposition forces and Muammar Gaddafi's troops as the defiant Libyan leader promised a "decisive battle" to recapture the rebel-held city of ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s forces recapture Misurata


March 17th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 17 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces Thursday recaptured the country's third largest city of Misurata, Xinhua reported, citing state TV.On Wednesday, 11 people were reportedly killed in ... Read more...

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US calls upon UN to authorise Libya air strikes


March 17th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US ambassador to the UN has said the UN Security Council should consider not just a no-fly zone over Libya, but also the aerial ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces regain strategic town of Ajdabiya (Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 15 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's troops Tuesday "forced rebels out" of strategic town of Ajdabiya, according to reports even as the international community continued to debate a ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces launch airstrikes on Ajdabiya


March 15th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 15 (IANS) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Tuesday launched four air strikes on the eastern city of Ajdabiya, the only town with a sizeable population before ... Read more...

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Gaddafi warns of ending cooperation with EU


March 11th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Friday threatened to break off cooperation with the European Union on combating terrorism and illegal migration.Gaddfi, in an address to ... Read more...

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