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One killed as protesters storm US embassy in Yemen (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Sep 13 (IANS) One person was shot dead in clashes with Yemeni security forces trying to disperse hundreds of demonstrators after they stormed the US embassy in the Yemeni ... Read more...

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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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Bo Xilai case: Police admit Neil Heywood murder ‘cover-up’


August 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Four Chinese policemen have admitted covering up the murder of Briton Neil Heywood, a day after the wife of a former top politician was tried for ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for almost two hours for the second time in two days and forced services to ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for close to two hours for the second time in two days, impacting tens of ... Read more...

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Meet the Amazons: an anti-terror women squad for Olympics


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The Amazons, an elite special forces anti-terror team comprising 40 women, trained to infiltrate terrorist cells and kill, will be Britain's "secret weapon" during the Olympics ... Read more...

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Tunisian military court sentences Ben Ali in absentia


July 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, July 19 (IANS) A Tunisian military court has sentenced former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali to a second life term in absentia for complicity in the killing of ... Read more...

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American tourists kidnapped in Egypt


July 14th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide have been kidnapped in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, Xinhua reported.The group was abducted 5 km away from Sadr al-Hitan district ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda terrorists escape from Yemen jail


June 27th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 27 (IANS) At least five terrorists of the Al Qaeda have escaped from a prison in Yemen, the country's official news agency Saba reported.The five members of the ... Read more...

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Drones kill 10 Al Qaeda militants in Yemen


June 13th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 13 (IANS) At least 10 members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in Yemen after US drones hit their bastions in southeastern Shabwa province ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills four in Pakistan


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Four people were killed in a US drone strike Saturday in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt, said a security official here.The strike occurred in Khawashi Khel village, ... Read more...

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Chinese couple held for burying woman alive


May 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A Chinese couple has been detained after they got drunk and knocked down an elderly woman and later buried her alive.It was certain the woman was ... Read more...

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21 militants killed in US drone strikes in Yemen


May 13th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Aden, May 13 (IANS) At least 21 suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed when US drones fired missiles at two convoys and a hideout in Yemen, Xinhua reported.One drone fired ... Read more...

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Italian marines’ bail plea rejected, remand extended to May 25


May 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), May 11 (IANS) A court here Friday rejected the bail application plea of the two Italian security official arrested for shooting dead two Indian fishermen and extended their ... Read more...

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Suicide blasts in Kabul after Obama visit


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Two suicide bombers struck near an American military base here, hours after US President Barack Obama left following a visit to the Afghan capital, officials ... 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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Suicide bomber gunned down in Pakistan


April 27th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) A suicide bomber was shot dead and two of his companions sustained bullet injuries Thursday before they could attack a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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China vows to protect foreigners


April 21st, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Police in China's Chongqing city, a major trade hub, have promised better protection to foreigners following the murder of a British national there."Neil Heywood's case is ... Read more...

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Five dead in Karachi violence


April 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Two political activists were among five people killed in violence in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, a media report said Sunday.Two Sunni Tehreek activists were ... Read more...

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23 killed in Yemen attack


April 9th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), April 9 (IANS) At least 11 soldiers and 12 terrorists were killed when Al Qaeda attacked a military base in Yemen Monday, Xinhua reported.The militants attacked the Yemeni ... Read more...

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Two Brazilian girls kidnapped in Egypt


March 19th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 19 (IANS) Two Brazilian girl tourists along with their local guide were kidnapped by armed Bedouins in Egypt's Sinai peninsula Sunday afternoon, a security official said.The two tourists ... Read more...

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On Holi, Nitish dons pink for Badal


March 9th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 9 (IANS) It was celebrated a day later in Bihar owing to astrological reasons, but Holi came with all its colours and camaraderie when it did Friday. Among ... Read more...

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Osama’s Pakistan hideout razed


February 27th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The imposing compound in Pakistan's Abbottabad city where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed by US commandos last year has been ... Read more...

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20 killed as suicide bomber hits Yemen’s presidential palace


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Aden, Feb 25 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew up a car outside the presidential palace in Yemen's Hadramout province Saturday, killing at least 20 Republican Guards and injuring dozens of ... Read more...

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Estonian charged with spying for Russia


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An official with the security police of Estonia has been arrested on suspicion of spying for Russia.The security official named Alexei Dressen was detained at ... Read more...

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Metro commuters to get tips on safe travel


February 20th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With a few freak accidents reported on the Delhi Metro recently, hundreds of volunteers will now be deployed at various stations to give tips on ... Read more...

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Sleep with gun under your pillow: Israeli diplomats told


February 15th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 15 (IANS) The terror attack in India, a botched attempt in Georgia and three blasts in Thailand have prompted Israeli diplomats across the world to be extra ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen foreign offices to curb human trafficking


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to reopen its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) liaison offices, closed down about a decade ago, in 11 countries in a bid to curb ... Read more...

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15 Al-Qaeda prisoners escape from Yemeni jail


December 12th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), Dec 12 (IANS) As many as 15 Al-Qaeda prisoners escaped through a tunnel from a Yemeni jail in the port city of Aden Monday, said an official.About 15 ... Read more...

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US set fire to equipment before leaving Pakistan airbase


December 12th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) US personnel set fire to all their redundant equipment before vacating Pakistan's Shamsi airbase that had been used to launch drone attacks, an official said.The US ... Read more...

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Bengal’s no defers resumption of night train services


December 11th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 11 (IANS) Night train services of the East Coast Railways, halted since May last year, were to resume Sunday but have been further deferred after the West Bengal ... Read more...

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US may send 500 FBI agents for 2012 London Olympics


November 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) The US plans to send up to 1,000 security officials, including 500 FBI agents, to protect its athletes at the 2012 London Olympics, a media report ... Read more...

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US must observe protocol for Indian dignitaries: Krishna


November 14th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) The US needs to observe protocol in treating Indian dignitaries visiting that country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here in the wake of American security ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan ready to broker US-Taliban talks’


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan has told the US that it is ready to facilitate its talks with the Taliban, but cannot become a guarantor of the negotiating process, ... Read more...

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