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UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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Blast near British embassy in Bahrain


December 4th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Dec 4 (IANS) A blast occurred Sunday in a bus parked near the British embassy in Bahrain capital Manama, the interior ministry said. There were no reports of any ... Read more...

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Pakistani forces hunt for militants after intelligence men killed


November 13th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The Pakistani security forces Sunday launched a major hunt for militants behind the killing of five intelligence officials in the eastern Punjab province, reported local ... Read more...

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Gunmen attack bus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan, killing 13


October 5th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a bus carrying Shiite Muslims workers in southwestern Pakistan, killing thirteen people and wounding seven others, police said.The attack happened in the Akhtarabad ... Read more...

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Two kids killed in Pakistan bombing (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two children were killed and three other people were injured Monday in a blast in Pakistan's Quetta city, Xinhua reported.Urdu TV channel Samaa said ... Read more...

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Car bombings kill two in Iraq holy city


July 16th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 15 (IANS) Two car bombs rocked Iraq's Karbala holy city Friday, killing at least two people and injuring 15, police said.A police official told Xinhua that the cars ... Read more...

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15 killed in suicide blasts targeting Shiites in Lahore, Karachi (Third Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including a woman and four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during ... Read more...

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13 killed in suicide blast in Lahore Shiite procession (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during a religious procession ... Read more...

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Car bombs rock Iraqi city of Karbala, 12 dead, 150 wounded


January 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by BNO News
KARBALA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two car bomb explosions rocked the Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Monday morning, killing at least twelve people and injuring scores of others, Aswat al-Iraq news ... Read more...

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Suicide bombings kill at least ten people in central Iraq


January 20th, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
DIYALA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two suicide car bomb attacks on Wednesday killed at least 10 people in central Iraq within hours of each other, Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.The two suicide ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 20 at Shia trust-run hospital in Hangu


December 11th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Dec 11(ANI): Twenty people, including two women and three policemen, were killed and sixteen others injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden vehicle into a hospital in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.Sources ... Read more...

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Taliban militants planning attack on Karachi arrested


November 30th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) A plan to launch a terror attack on Karachi was foiled Tuesday with the arrest of four Pakistani Taliban militants, police said.Anti-terrorism police from the criminal investigation ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Pakistan attacks


September 4th, 2010 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday "strongly condemned" the bomb attacks in which scores of people were killed this week in Pakistan's cities of Quetta and Lahore. A ... Read more...

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Toll in Lahore bombings rises to 38


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (DPA) The toll from three suicide bombings in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore rose to 38 Thursday as more victims died in hospital from their wounds, rescue workers ... Read more...

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18 killed in militant attack in Pakistan


July 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar (Pakistan), July 17 (DPA) Eighteen Shiite Muslims were killed and four injured Saturday when Sunni militants opened fire on a vehicle convoy escorted by security forces in Pakistan's restive tribal ... Read more...

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41 killed in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Third Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) Two suicide bombings at a refugee camp in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province Saturday killed at least 41 people and injured 64, police said. The attacks in the Kacha ... Read more...

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38 killed in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (DPA) Two suicide bombings at a refugee camp killed at least 38 people and injured 45 others Saturday in north west Pakistan, police said. The attacks occurred in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s largest city paralysed after blast, riots


December 29th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (DPA) Commercial and other activities in Pakistan's financial hub of Karachi were at a standstill Tuesday, as the casualty count in the overnight suicide bombing at a Shiite ... Read more...

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Jammu-Kashmir Police use teargas to disperse Shi’ite procession on Muharram


December 26th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.26 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir had to use teargas and batons charge on Saturday (December 26) to disperse a Shi'ite Muslim procession in Srinagar in Kashmir valley.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Iraqis urged not to hug or kiss during holiday season


November 26th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 26 (DPA) The government has urged Iraqis not to greet loved ones with hugs or kisses during the coming Eid al-Adha holiday as a precaution against swine flu. The health ministry ... Read more...

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Suicide car bomb kills 25 in Pakistan (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (DPA) A suicide bomb blast ripped through a crowded market Friday in Pakistan's conflict-torn North-West Frontier Province, killing at least 25 people and wounding dozens more, police said. The ... Read more...

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Young slayer takes up reins of Pakistani Taliban


August 30th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Islamabad, Aug 30 (DPA) Hakimullah Mehsud, who has been chosen as the new leader of the Pakistani Taliban, rose swiftly to the top echelons of the militant group through ... Read more...

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Blast outside Pakistani courthouse kills one


July 29th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (DPA) A bombing outside a courthouse in north-western Pakistan Wednesday killed at least one person and wounded three, police said. The explosion took place in a parking lot adjacent ... Read more...

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One killed, seven wounded in Kohat blast


April 30th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr. 30 (ANI): At least one person was killed and seven were wounded in a roadside blast near the garrison town of Kohat on Thursday.The blast took place as Shiite ... Read more...

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20 killed in Pakistan mosque bombing (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured as an explosion ripped through a Shiite mosque Sunday in Pakistan's Punjab province, a police official said. A suicide bomber ... Read more...

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Blast kills 29 at funeral in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


February 20th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (DPA) A blast ripped through a funeral procession in north-western Pakistan Friday, killing at least 29 people and wounding dozens more, a police official said. The attack took place in ... Read more...

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Suicide blast kills 20 in Pakistan (Third Lead)


February 20th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) A suicide bomb explosion that ripped through a funeral prayer in Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province killed at least 20 people and wounded several more, Geo TV ... Read more...

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Shias in Kashmir celebrate Eid


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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