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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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Security beefed up in Srinagar


August 13th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) With a recent spurt in separatist attacks in Srinagar, authorities Monday stepped up vigil ahead of the country's Independence Day.Vehicles entering the Jammu and Kashmir capital ... Read more...

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New video shows Al Qaeda training ninjas


July 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) A new video posted on extremist websites linked to Al Qaeda shows six masked assassins clad head to toe in black ninja-like outfits, and getting trained ... Read more...

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Obama pays tribute to fallen seals


August 9th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to the US Special Navy Seals who were killed in a recent Taliban attack in Afghanistan. The attack took place ... Read more...

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Briton killed in Yemen bomb blast


July 21st, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 21 (IANS/AKI) A British national was killed in Yemen Wednesday in a bomb blast, officials said.The incident took place in the southern port city of Aden. The unnamed ... Read more...

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‘European fighters joining Afghan Taliban’


June 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) European fighters are joining the Taliban in Afghanistan to avenge the death of former Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, a media report said Sunday.According ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike in Afghanistan kills 12 kids


May 29th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) At least 12 children, some under two years, and two women have been killed in a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan, Sky News reported.The incident took ... Read more...

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Photojournalist killed in Libya (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Photojournalist Tim Hetherington has been killed in Libya's troubled city of Misrata, a media report said Thursday.Two other photographers were hurt when they were hit by ... Read more...

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Two US photojournalist killed in Libya


April 21st, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Two American photojournalists were killed in Libya while covering battles between rebels and government forces.Tim Hetherington, best known for co-directing the Oscar-nominated documentary on the Afghanistan war ... Read more...

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UK Navy gave captured Somali pirates ‘halal meat’, nicotine patch before released


April 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Royal Navy officials have been accused of providing captured Somali pirates with halal meat, medical checks, cigarettes and in one case even a nicotine patch before releasing them ... Read more...

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British soldier fitted with new Bionic Arm


February 21st, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.21 (ANI): Corporal Andrew Garthwaite (23), of the Queen's Royal Lancers, has become Britain's first military amputee to be fitted with a bionic arm.The soldier had lost his right arm last ... Read more...

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British soldier gets forces’ first bionic arm


February 19th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) A British soldier, who lost his arm in a grenade attack in Afghanistan, has become the country's first military amputee to be fitted with a bionic arm.Corporal Andrew ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release Greek ship, then hijack another


January 17th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Sunday released a Greek-owned ship which was hijacked more than half a year ago, hours before hijacking another Greek ship in the Somali Basin, according ... Read more...

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Huge cache of explosives recovered in Rajouri


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Rajouri, Jan 14 (ANI): A huge cache of explosives, including improvised explosive devices (IEDs), was seized by security forces from a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district.Acting on a tip ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack U.S.-operated container ship


December 11th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Friday afternoon hijacked a U.S.-operated, Liberian flagged container ship in the far south of the Somali basin, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia said.EU ... Read more...

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Five arrested Somali pirates face life terms for attacking US Navy ship


November 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Five Somali pirates are believed to be the first people to have been convicted in a US court in more than a century for attacking an American navy ... Read more...

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Militants kill five civilians in Afghanistan


November 25th, 2010 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 25 (IANS) Five Afghan village elders were killed and four wounded when militants attacked a vehicle in the country's northern Faryab province, Xinhua reported Thursday.The insurgents struck ... Read more...

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Four killed after ‘microphone’ bomb explodes


August 31st, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Aug 31 (DPA) Four people died and three were injured when a rocket-propelled grenade that a farmer pretended to be using as a microphone exploded, local media reported Tuesday. The Phnom ... Read more...

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15 troops, three Al Qaeda militants die in Yemen


August 21st, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
SANAA, Aug 21 (IANS) Fifteen soldiers and three Al Qaeda militants were killed in clashes in southern Yemen Friday, Xinhua reported. The fighting began after militants seized the Lodar city of Abyan province. ... Read more...

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Security forces rescue 27 Afghans illegaly imprisoned and tortured in secret Taliban prison


August 19th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A joint operation in southern Afghanistan found 27 Afghan men who were being held as prisoners illegally by the Taliban in a makeshift prison compound near Musa ... Read more...

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NATO says 20 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 14th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 14 (DPA) NATO and Afghan forces killed more than 20 insurgents in southern Afghanistan, including Arab, Chechen and Pakistani fighters, NATO said Saturday. The offensive began Wednesday against militants in Zadran, ... Read more...

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Militants fire at British embassy in Yemen


July 27th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 27 (IANS) Suspected Al Qaeda militants opened fire at the British embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa late Monday, and fled the spot immediately, police said. The gunmen fired a ... Read more...

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Renegade Afghan soldier claims responsibility for killing three British troops


July 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): A man, Talib Hussein claiming to be a rogue Afghan soldier has said that he had killed three UK troops after being angered by British conduct.According to ... Read more...

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Five US, British soldiers killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


June 10th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 9 (DPA) Taliban militants shot down a NATO helicopter Wednesday in southern Afghanistan, killing four US soldiers, while a British soldier died in an explosion in the same region, ... Read more...

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Troops kill Taliban commander with close ties to senior Al-Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan


June 6th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Taliban commander who had close ties to senior Taliban and al-Qaeda leaders was killed by coalition forces in western Afghanistan on Saturday, NATO announced on Sunday.The operation ... Read more...

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Rockets, gunfire mar Afghan peace jirga’s opening (Fourth Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (DPA) At least three rockets landed Wednesday outside an Afghan peace assembly attended by hundreds of elders and lawmakers, and Taliban fighters battled troops shortly after President Hamid ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike kills 25 Taliban in Afghanistan (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), May 29 (DPA) A NATO airstrike in northern Afghanistan killed 25 Taliban insurgents, including two of their commanders, an Afghan government official said Saturday. The air raid took place in ... Read more...

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Five British troops injured as Taliban shoots down chopper in Afghanistan


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 22(ANI): Five British troops were injured when their helicopter was forced to crash-land after being shot by a Taliban rocket.According to reports, a rocket propelled grenade struck the Sea ... Read more...

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Missouri soldier killed in Afghanistan attack


May 15th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. soldier from Missouri was killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed on Saturday.Spc. Denis D. Kisseloff, ... Read more...

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Security personnel bust militant hideout in Baramullah


May 12th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Baramullah (Jammu and Kashmir), May 12 (ANI): Security personnel busted a militant hideout and recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramullah District.Acting on a tip off, ... Read more...

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Leaked video shows US air crew shooting down two Reuters’ Iraqi staffers


April 6th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 6(ANI): Wikileaks has shown a secret video in which a US Apache helicopter crew is shooting and killing a Reuters photographer and driver in a July 2007 attack in Baghdad. ... Read more...

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Blind Brit soldier learns to ’see’ with his tongue


March 16th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Lance Corporal Craig Lundberg was blinded by a grenade in Iraq but new technology has helped him to "see" with his tongue.Lundberg, 24, who lost his sight ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces repel Taliban attack, 30 insurgents killed


March 4th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) Paramilitary troops Thursday repelled a militant attack on a security check post in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 30 Taliban fighters, a security ... Read more...

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Iraqi citizen tip leads to the discovery of four caches


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
TARMIYAH, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – A concerned Iraqi citizen gave key information for Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) to discover four caches, U.S. Forces in Iraq said on Monday.ISF coordinated with U.S. Forces ... Read more...

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Taliban kill six alleged US spies in Pakistan


January 24th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (DPA) Pakistani officials said Sunday that Taliban militants in the lawless North Waziristan tribal district killed six people for allegedly working as US informers. Bodies of five men, who ... Read more...

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