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13 policemen killed in Egypt


August 6th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 13 policemen were killed and 10 others injured in an attack on a checkpoint in Egypt's North Sinai, medical and security sources said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Seven militants killed in Pakistan’s tribal area


August 1st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai, Dawn reported Wednesday.The clash took place ... Read more...

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Syrian defence minister, deputy killed in Damascus bombing (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Syrian Defence Minister Daoud Rajha and his deputy, Assef Shawkat, who was also President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in the ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills four in Nigeria


July 14th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 14 (IANS) A suicide bomber blew himself up near the palace of a religious leader in Nigeria, killing four people and injuring six, Xinhua reported.The attack took place ... Read more...

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Toll in Nigeria village massacres touches 90


July 9th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jos (Nigeria), July 9 (IANS) At least 90 people have been killed in attacks on villages in Nigeria's Plateau state, security sources said Monday.The attacks took place in villages in ... Read more...

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Six held in London anti-terror operation


July 5th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Six people, one of them a woman, suspected to be involved in terrorism offences were Thursday arrested in London in a "significant" operation led by British ... Read more...

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British troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014


May 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Troops of Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 to conduct counter-terrorism operations against the remnants of Al Qaeda after British ... Read more...

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Separatists gun down cop in Srinagar (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A police officer was shot dead Friday by separatist guerrillas near a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said."Separatist guerrillas fired from ... Read more...

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Separatist guerrillas shoot cop in Srinagar


April 20th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A police officer was critically injured Friday when separatist guerrillas shot at him near a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said."Separatist ... Read more...

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Drone strike didn’t kill top leader: Pakistani Taliban


January 16th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban Sunday denied reports about the killing of its top commander Hakimullah Mehsud in an US drone strike in the country's northwest.Pakistan's Dawn ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Iran: India keeping all options open


January 7th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With the US imposing new sanctions on Tehran, New Delhi is keeping "all options open" on approaching the US for waivers on ground that India ... Read more...

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Chopper over Taj rings security alarm (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 16 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has filed a police complaint after a private company's helicopter flew 11 rounds over the Taj Mahal, causing alarm among ... Read more...

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Pakistan takes control of Shamsi airbase as US leaves


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry Sunday took control of the Shamsi airbase as the US vacated the facility after the government ordered this following the NATO strikes ... Read more...

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Six government militiamen killed in Pakistan


November 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed when a car carrying pro-government militiamen was bombed in Pakistan's northwest tribal region Wednesday, a media report said.The bombing took ... Read more...

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9 securitymen, 15 militants killed in Pakistan clash


October 17th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) At least nine Pakistani security personnel and 15 militants were killed Monday during an armed clash triggered by an attack on a security check post ... Read more...

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Terror alert in metros ahead of Diwali


October 14th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India Friday issued a nationwide terror alert, particularly for metros such as Delhi and Mumbai, after security agencies found a car laden with five kg ... Read more...

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Bomb blast kills 2 in Beirut


August 11th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIRUT (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed and another was injured on Thursday after a blast ripped through a parking lot in a suburb of the Lebanese capital of Beirut, The ... Read more...

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16 die in US drone strike in Pakistan


August 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed Wednesday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, media reports said.A US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at ... Read more...

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Foreigners fired at during evacuation from Karachi base


May 25th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 25 (IANS) The foreigners, who were at a key military base here when terrorists struck Sunday night, were fired at while they were being evacuated, a media ... Read more...

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Wills, Kate honeymoon delayed by Osama bin Laden’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 3 (ANI): Rumours are rife that Prince William and Catherine's honeymoon could have been delayed by the U.S. government's decision to assassinate Osama bin Laden.According to the Daily Mail, ... Read more...

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Five killed in Nigeria after presidential polls


April 18th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja (Nigeria), April 17 (IANS) At least five people have been killed in violence that erupted in different parts of northeast Nigeria's Bauchi state after the presidential election, Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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Former Egyptian president Mubarak hospitalised


April 13th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been taken to a hospital in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Al Jazeera reported Tuesday, citing security ... Read more...

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Brit special forces goes undercover to asses Mumbai-style attack during 2012 Olympics


April 10th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): British Army's special forces undercover soldiers are scouting major shopping centres in London to assess the capital's vulnerability to a Mumbai-style attack during the 2012 Olympics.A terror attack ... Read more...

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Cameron rules out deal to offer refuge to Saif Gaddafi


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has denied reports of offering Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif Gaddafi, any special deal or treatment if he wishes to leave Libya, ... Read more...

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Indian High Commission official in Islamabad missing


April 1st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) An Indian High Commission official in Islamabad has been missing since Thursday, a day after a driver of the Pakistan High Commission in New ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime facing collapse as 12 ministers set to defect to UK


April 1st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.1 (ANI): Libyan security sources have said that around a dozen senior officials are expected to abandon Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's inner circle, leaving his regime on the verge of collapse. ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill family of seven in northern Iraq


March 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSUL, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A group of unknown gunmen killed a family of seven in northern Iraq on Monday morning, local media reported, citing security sources.The Aswat al-Iraq news agency cited ... Read more...

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Israeli planes attack Hamas sites in Gaza


February 26th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 26 (IANS) Israeli aircraft attacked two military sites of the armed wing of the Islamic Hamas movement in Gaza Strip, wounding at least two persons, witnesses and security sources said ... Read more...

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New Year spam text message triggered ‘Black Widow’ suicide bomber explosives early


January 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 30 (ANI): A 'Black Widow' suicide bomber, who intended to detonate her explosives in central Moscow, was killed immediately after a spam text message from her mobile phone company triggered ... Read more...

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Padma Lakshmi And Adam Dell To Fight For Child’s Custody


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Padma Lakshmi and her husband is having a legal battle over the custody of their 11 month old daughter, Krishna Thea Lakshmi. According to the sources, ... Read more...

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Moscow airport bombers were part of suicide squad trained in Pakistan: Report


January 26th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 26(ANI): The suicide bombers who carried out the Moscow airport attack were probably part of a suicide squad trained in Pakistan's al-Qaeda strongholds.A newspaper close to Russia's FSB security service ... Read more...

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Pakistan clashes kill 11 soldiers, 24 militants (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Fierce clashes between the Taliban militants and security personnel at five security checkposts in Pakistan's restive northwest left 11 soldiers and 24 militants dead Friday, an official ... Read more...

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UK Christmas terror attack plotters received training in Pakistan


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Members of an alleged terrorist cell planning Mumbai type suicide attacks on Christmas shoppers in London received their training in Pakistan, according to sources.The cell is described as ... Read more...

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UK intelligence helped foil NY subway plot five days before due date


December 15th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15 (ANI): British intelligence helped foil an al-Qaeda plot to blow up the New York subway just five days before it was due to be carried out.According to ... Read more...

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Israeli airstrike kills two in Gaza


November 18th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Nov 18 (IANS) Two Palestinians were killed and three injured in an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, an official said Thursday.An Israeli war jet targeted a car in central Gaza City Wednesday ... Read more...

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