Seven killed in Iraq violence

August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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Afghan official sacked over concert featuring female singers without headscarves

March 29th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 29(ANI): The Deputy Governor of Afghanistan's Helmand province, Abdul Satar Mirzakwal, has been sacked for organizing a concert that featured female performers without headscarves.According to the BBC, Afghanistan President Hamid ... Read more...

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UNSC removes five ‘unimportant’ Taliban names from sanctions list

July 31st, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 31 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council has removed the names of Taliban from its sanctions list, saying they are not much of a threat. Three of them ... Read more...

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UN removes five former Taliban members from sanctions list

July 31st, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 30 (IANS) The UN announced Friday it has removed five former senior members of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan from its sanctions blacklist. The UN Security Council Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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More than 100 killed in Baghdad blasts (Lead)

December 8th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 8 (DPA) At least 100 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in four powerful bomb explosions in central Baghdad Tuesday morning. It was one of the bloodiest attacks in ... Read more...

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