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31 killed in Syrian bombings (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Sunday in two separate bombings that marked an intensification of violence in the unrest-torn Syria, Xinhua reported.The day started with ... Read more...

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17 killed in Syrian car bombing


September 10th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people were killed and over 40 wounded after a car loaded with explosives went off in Syria's Aleppo city Sunday night, SANA ... Read more...

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Syrian official denies sabotage of drinking water


September 9th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 9 (IANS) The governor of Syria's Aleppo province has denied media reports that said drinking water has been cut off in the region nor has it been poisoned, ... Read more...

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23 bodies found near Damascus


September 7th, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) At least 23 bodies of victims of a suspected mass execution have been found near the Syrian capital, Al Jazeera reported.The bodies were found in the ... 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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Eight die as Taliban attack Afghan governor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mahmoud Raqi (Afghanistan), Sep 3 (IANS) Eight people, including four Taliban militants, were killed in an attack on the governor of Afghanistan's Kapisa province but he escaped unhurt, a ... Read more...

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BSF trooper killed in Odisha mine blast (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured Saturday in a land mine blast triggered by Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The ... Read more...

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NCP seeks disqualification of Meghalaya rebels


August 30th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday sought the disqualification of its 12 legislators in Meghalaya who have joined the National People's Party (NPP)."The party has sent ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Manipur


August 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) Normal life in Manipur came to a standstill Thursday during an 18-hour shutdown called by the joint action committee demanding the release of a businessman abducted ... Read more...

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Meghalaya rebels kidnap exporter’s son


August 30th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 29 (IANS) A son of a coal exporter to Bangladesh was abducted in Meghalaya by eight armed men from a rebel outfit, police said Wednesday. No ransom call ... Read more...

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Syrian opposition asks US to introduce no-fly zone


August 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition Syrian Support Group has called on the US to immediately establish a no-fly zone over Syria.The group, which represents the rebel Free Syrian ... 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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Hold talks with rebels, women’s group tells Meghalaya


August 16th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) A prominent women's group in Meghalaya Thursday asked the government to accept an offer of talks of a militant organisation, which is fighting for a sovereign ... Read more...

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Maoists kill home guard in Odisha ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Maoists killed a home guard attached to a police station in Odisha ahead of Independence Day, official said Tuesday.A group of 10-15 rebels dragged 42-year-old Narayan ... Read more...

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Threat to my husband’s life: Maoist leader’s wife


August 12th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (IANS) Odisha Maoist leader Sabyasachi Panda's life is under threat from both police and the rebels, his wife said Saturday, a day after her husband was expelled ... Read more...

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Om Puri’s role in ‘Chakravyuh’ similar to Kobad Ghandy


August 11th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's new movie "Chakravyuh", which explores the Maoist insurgency, will see Om Puri playing a character similar to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy. The veteran ... Read more...

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Centre, Meghalaya not keen on talks with GNLA


August 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) The central government is not keen to hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on its demand for creation of a separate Garoland ... 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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Assam businessman killed, another abducted in Meghalaya


August 8th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 7 (IANS) Rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Tuesday gunned down a businessman from Assam and abducted another at gunpoint in Meghalaya's North Garo Hills ... Read more...

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Maoist camp destroyed in Odisha


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (IANS) A Maoist camp was destroyed Tuesday and several arms and weapons were seized in a forested area of Odisha, police said.Based on a tip off provided ... Read more...

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11 caught trying to escape Iraq jail


August 7th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Eleven Al Qaeda prisoners was caught trying to tunnel out of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison using a frying pan and a part of a ceiling fan, ... Read more...

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Syrian troops kill 25 insurgents in Aleppo


August 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The Syrian troops killed 25 insurgents who attacked a power plant in Aleppo province, Xinhua reported.According to the state TV, the assailants attacked the station with ... Read more...

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Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh


August 6th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on ... Read more...

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Britain to step up help for Syrian rebels: Hague


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government has been helping Syrian rebels in a "practical and non-lethal way" and intends to step up such help.The ... Read more...

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Assad’s father-in-law gives advice on covering up violence


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British resident Fawas Akhras, a cardiologist by profession and the father-in-law of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has been giving advice to the leader on how to ... Read more...

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Garo rebels, security forces exchange fire in Meghalaya


July 30th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) A fierce gun-battle broke out between the security forces and Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels Monday in the newly-created North Garo Hills district in western ... Read more...

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Maoists’ shutdown call hits life in Chhattisgarh


July 30th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 30 (IANS) Roads looked deserted and shops remained closed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Monday, the third day of the Maoists' 'martyrdom week', police said. Two rebel supporters were ... Read more...

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SPO shot dead by Maoists in Odisha


July 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and another injured Sunday after Maoists opened fire at them at a rural market in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police ... Read more...

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Maoists observe ‘martyrs week’ in Odisha


July 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 28 (IANS) The movement of commercial and passenger vehicles was disrupted in parts of Odisha as Maoists Saturday began observing 'martyrs' week' in memory of rebel leaders killed ... Read more...

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Syrian envoy to UAE defects after wife joins rebels


July 25th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 25 (IANS/AKI) Syria's ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) defected Wednesday, a day after his wife, the Syrian envoy to Cyprus, announced she was joining the rebels.Abdel ... Read more...

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30 human skeletons found in Philippines


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 22 (IANS) Security forces in the Philippines Sunday unearthed 30 skeletal remains of people allegedly slain by rebels in a murderous purge of suspected military spies in the ... Read more...

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One injured as Garo rebels fire in Meghalaya town market


July 21st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 21 (IANS) One person was critically wounded as rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened fire in a market in the district headquarters of Meghalaya's East ... Read more...

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Garo rebels kill three in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Three people, including a school teacher, were killed by rebels of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) in two separate incidents in Meghalaya's East Garo ... Read more...

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Maoists torch excavator in Odisha


July 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 20 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Friday set ablaze an excavator of a construction company in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said. It was the second such incident in the region ... Read more...

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