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Libyan protesters storm US consulate, one personnel killed (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 12 (IANS) A US diplomatic personnel was killed Tuesday night after hundreds of protesters, agitated by an alleged US-made movie that insults the Prophet Mohammed, broke into the ... Read more...

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14 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 14 soldiers were killed Saturday in car bombing attack on a military intelligence compound in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, Xinhua reported.More than ... Read more...

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Governor among 18 killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 29 (IANS) An Afghan governor and at least 17 Taliban militants were killed in violence, authorities said Sunday.Mohammad Ismael Wafa, the governor of Chak district, some 30 ... Read more...

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GNLA-ULFA camp busted in Meghalaya


July 24th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) Security forces have busted a joint training camp of the Garo National Liberation Army and the United Liberation Front of Asom in the Garo Hills region ... Read more...

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Separatists target Srinagar army camp with grenades


June 28th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas fired two rocket-propelled grenades at an army camp in Srinagar Thursday, but a defence statement said the projectiles fell in a ground without causing ... Read more...

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20 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan hotel (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) At least 20 people, including five militants, were killed as Afghan security forces successfully ended a 12-hour siege at a hotel outside Kabul by the ... Read more...

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Taliban militants attack hotel near Kabul


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Taliban militants have taken some people including women and children hostage by attacking a hotel near Kabul, triggering a gun battle with Afghan security forces, ... Read more...

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Lebanon halts ship carrying arms for Syria rebels


April 29th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Lebanese Navy has intercepted a Sierra Leone-registered ship carrying arms and ammunition reportedly destined for Syrian rebels, Al Jazeera reported.The ship's crew were detained ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Jail attack sign of Taliban’s strength: daily


April 16th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) The audacious Taliban attack on a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that freed about 400 prisoners is a demonstration of their physical and logistical strength, ... Read more...

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Rockets fired at Pakistan Military Academy (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was shot dead in his hideout ... Read more...

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Two policemen among 12 killed in Afghan clash


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 19 (IANS) Two policemen and 12 Taliban militants, among them a rebel commander, were killed Thursday in a fierce gunfight at a check post in southern Afghanistan.The ... Read more...

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Saab, Wipro tie up for land-based protection systems


September 15th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Swedish defence firm Saab and Indian software and infrastructure engineering giant Wipro Limited have signed a teaming agreement to jointly pursue opportunities for land-based active ... Read more...

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Wipro to develop software for Saab’s e-warfare system


September 15th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) Wipro Ltd has entered into a strategic alliance with Saab AB to develop and market protective software for the Swedish major's Land Electronic Defence System (LEDS) ... Read more...

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NATO blames Pakistani Taliban for Kabul attack


September 15th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The top brass of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has blamed the Pakistani Taliban for staging the 20-hour siege in Kabul that ... Read more...

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25 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan, BBC reporter dead (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) Taliban militants launched multiple suicide bombings in a southern Afghan city Thursday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Among the dead were six militants ... Read more...

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Taliban attack Afghan airport


July 26th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 26 (IANS) Casualties were feared after Taliban militants attacked an airport in eastern Afghanistan Monday, Xinhua reported.The attack took place around 9.00 p.m. at Jalalabad airport ... Read more...

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21 killed in nightmare Kabul hotel attack


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 29 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed when Taliban fighters stormed a luxury hotel here and went on a slaughter spree before being shot dead or ... Read more...

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28 die in Yemen weapons depot blast


May 26th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) Twenty-eight rebel tribesmen were killed in a blast at a weapons depot during overnight clashes with the security forces in the Yemeni capital, Xinhua reported.President Ali ... Read more...

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Over 50 killed as clashes between Yemeni security forces and tribal rebels continue


May 25th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 40 tribesmen and 15 policemen were killed on Tuesday as clashes continue in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a, the Yemen Post reported.Loyalists of Yemeni opposition ... Read more...

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Obama’s limousine can move on with tyres blown off!


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's limousine, nicknamed The Beast by Secret Service staff, is the most technologically advanced bulletproof vehicle on earth.It will carry Obama around ... Read more...

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Five soldiers killed in al-Qaeda ambush in western Yemen


May 13th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MARIB, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least five soldiers on Friday were killed in an ambush by al-Qaeda militants in Marib province, western Yemen, the Yemen Post reported.The suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked ... Read more...

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Pirates seize Italian ship off Oman


April 21st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 21 (IANS/AKI) Pirates hijacked an Italian cargo ship in the Arabian Sea with 21 crew members, including six Italians, on board, the Italian government confirmed Thursday."At the time ... Read more...

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Six more dead in Yemen clashes


April 14th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa (Yemen), Apr.14 (ANI): Intense clashes between troops devoted to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and anti- government troops loyal to General Ali Mohsin in Yemen have led to six more people being ... 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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Al- Qaeda acquiring weapons in Libya, may target passenger plane


April 5th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 5 (ANI): Militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda is using the ongoing Libyan conflict to acquire weapons, including surface-to-air missiles, which is heightening fears that they could shoot down a passenger plane ... Read more...

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Gurkha gets Britain’s second highest bravery medal for fighting Taliban in Afghanistan


March 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25(ANI): A Gurkha who single-handedly fought off an attack by at least a dozen Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan has been awarded Britain's second highest medal for bravery, the Conspicuous ... Read more...

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Libyan military slows rebel advance on ‘Gaddafi power base’ Sirte


March 8th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 8(ANI): Libyan military has reportedly launched fresh air strikes on rebel forces to halt their advance on leader Muammar Gaddafi's hometown and power base, Sirte.Sirte is the midway point ... Read more...

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Looted Libyan arms may land in hands of terrorists, warn experts


March 4th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Washington, Mar. 4 (ANI): Security analysts say the armed uprising in Libya could see looted weapons in wide circulation, and landing in the hands of terrorists.Photographs and video from the ongoing ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels stocking up on Soviet-era arms to deal with Gaddafi’s militia


March 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Benghazi (Libya), Mar. 2 (ANI): Rebel forces controlling eastern Libya are reportedly getting more organized and better armed with each passing day.They are receiving a crash course on armed rebellion, and know ... Read more...

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Libya to see more anti-Gaddafi demonstrations


February 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Anti-government protesters in Libya are due to hold a series of mass demonstrations Friday in an attempt to end the 41-year rule of authoritarian leader Muammar Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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UN chief appalled by Somali pirates’ killing of Americans


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.23 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- Moon has expressed dismay and anguish over reported killing of four American hostages by Somali pirates, and has called for extra efforts to tackle criminal ... Read more...

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Family of Indian hostage held by Somali pirates hoping for government aid


February 21st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb.21 (ANI): The family of Prashant Kumar, an Indian held hostage by Somali pirates, is hoping the government will step in and offer the required assistance to secure his release.Somali pirates ... Read more...

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Unrest spreads in Arab world, scalds China (Intro Roundup)


February 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Manama/Sana'a/Amman/Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The Arab world continued to be rocked by defiant anti-government protests Sunday, with the toll in Libya said to cross 200. The stir also spread to Morocco ... Read more...

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