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Two killed in Pakistani Kashmir polling (Lead, changing dateline)


June 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore/Muzaffarabd, June 26 (IANS) Two people were killed and scores injured as the g polls in Pakistani Kashmir Sunday were marred by widespread violence, a media report said.Rival political ... Read more...

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Thailand-Cambodia border crossings reopen


May 4th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two checkpoints on the Thai-Cambodian border reopened on Wednesday after local military leaders of both countries held another round of ceasefire talks, the Bangkok Post reported.According to ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodia border clashes enter 11th day


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday said the Thai-Cambodian border situation is generally under control, however, fighting has now entered their 11th day.Sporadic clashes broke out ... Read more...

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Osmania University still tense, TRS MP arrested


January 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) The situation in the Osmania University campus here remained tense Saturday as sporadic clashes between students and police continued for the third consecutive day while Member of ... Read more...

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Curfew in Kashmir, shoe-thrower get hero’s welcome (Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) Curfew continued in most towns of the Kashmir Valley Wednesday with sporadic clashes reported between stone-pelting mobs and security personnel while the suspended policeman who threw a shoe ... Read more...

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Curfew in Jammu and Kashmir town after clashes (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba town after clashes between protestors and police over bovine smuggling left at least 20 people injured, police said. Residents of ... Read more...

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Clashes in Jammu and Kashmir town


July 26th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) More than a dozen people were injured Monday as protestors clashed with the police in Samba town of Jammu and Kashmir over bovine smuggling. Residents of Samba, 40 km ... Read more...

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Omar for political solution as Kashmir reels under curfew (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said a political solution, not jobs, was needed to solve the Kashmir problem as curfew continued in the tense valley with sporadic clashes ... Read more...

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Sporadic clashes mar West Bengal civic polls (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Over 70 percent of voters exercised their franchise in West Bengal Sunday as polling for 81 civic agencies overall proceeded peacefully marred only by sporadic ... Read more...

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Sporadic clashes mar West Bengal civic polls (Lead)


May 30th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Sporadic clashes were reported from many places in West Bengal Sunday as urban voters queued up to cast their votes for the civic body polls considered the ... Read more...

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West Bengal holds crucial civic polls, clashes reported


May 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Sporadic clashes were reported from many places in West Bengal Sunday as urban voters queued up to cast votes for civic body polls in the shadow of Friday's ... Read more...

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Cambodia lambasts Google for locating temple on Thai soil


February 5th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Feb 5 (DPA) The Cambodian government sent a strongly-worded letter Friday to US internet giant Google, complaining that its online Google Earth map incorrectly places parts of the 11th century ... Read more...

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Roadside bombs kill six in Pakistan (Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) Two roadside bombings in Pakistan's restive northwestern region Sunday killed at least six people, including a former lawmaker and an anti-Taliban tribal elder, officials said. Ghani-ur-Rehman, a former ... Read more...

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Roadside bombs kill five in Pakistan


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 3 (DPA) Two roadside bombings in Pakistan's restive north-western region Sunday killed at least five people, including a former lawmaker and an anti-Taliban elder, police said. Ghani-ur-Rehman, a former minister ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops kill 4 militants in Swat


December 6th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 6 (DPA) Pakistani security forces killed at least four militants, including a local commander, in the restive Swat valley Sunday, officials said. The casualties came as troops continued search operations ... Read more...

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No state is completely free of clashes: West Bengal


December 1st, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Asserting that no state was free of clashes, the West Bengal government Monday said that it always took prompt action to defuse political violence, even as a central ... Read more...

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BJP’s Bengal strike gets partial response, activists run amok (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists burnt buses, damaged vehicles and ransacked offices in several parts of West Bengal as a 12-hour shutdown called by the party to ... Read more...

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BJP shutdown cripples life in West Bengal (Lead)


November 30th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) Hundreds of opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists burnt public transport, damaged vehicles and ransacked offices in several parts of West Bengal to enforce a 12-hour shutdown ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Swat valley Taliban chief escapes to Afghanistan: Report


November 17th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (DPA) The leader of the Taliban militants in Pakistan's northwestern Swat district, Maulana Fazlullah, said Tuesday that he had survived the military offensive and was now in Afghanistan. Fazlullah ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees pro-Taliban cleric’s sons


August 26th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (DPA) A Pakistani court granted bail Wednesday to the sons of a radical cleric who mediated a failed peace pact to end a Taliban insurgency in the troubled ... Read more...

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Kashmir tense amid violent protests (Lead)


July 2nd, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Over two dozen people were injured in sporadic clashes between the police and stone pelting mobs Thursday in the tense Kashmir Valley where violent protests have been ... Read more...

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Mob torches CRPF vehicle, clashes with cops in Kashmir towns (Lead)


July 1st, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) A mob torched a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle on a highway Wednesday, while intermittent clashes between the police and stone-throwing protesters continued in curfew-bound Baramulla district ... Read more...

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Lalgarh people flee, security forces arrest three Maoists (Roundup)


June 21st, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers in this West Bengal area fled as security forces Sunday started combing operations and arrested three suspected Maoists. A group of visiting ... Read more...

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Pakistani military prepares for South Waziristan showdown


May 26th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Buoyed by its successes against the Taliban in the northwest, Pakistan's military is intensifying its fight against the militants in South Waziristan agency and is moving up ... Read more...

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West Bengal votes amid sporadic clashes (Third Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) A 70 percent turnout was reported in 11 constituencies of West Bengal in the final phase of Lok Sabha elections Wednesday amid sporadic clashes that left five people ... Read more...

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West Bengal votes amid sporadic clashes (Second Lead)


May 13th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Sporadic political clashes left two persons injured in the final phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal Wednesday even as people turned out in large numbers to ... Read more...

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One dead as protesters, police clash in Srinagar (Lead)


March 6th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 6 (IANS) One man died and over a dozen protesters and security men were injured, one of them critically, in clashes after Friday prayers in the old city areas of ... Read more...

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Protesters clash with police in Srinagar


March 6th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 6 (IANS) Over a dozen protesters and security men were injured in clashes after Friday prayers in the old city areas of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar. Agitated protesters indulged ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life, traffic in West Bengal districts


November 16th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Three West Bengal districts that share border with Jharkhand were paralysed with a 12-hour shutdown Sunday that also affected train services and vehicular movement following a call by ... Read more...

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EU proposes new Congo summit


November 1st, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 1 (DPA) European Union (EU) Development Commissioner Louis Michel has called for an international summit meeting to resolve the conflict in Congo."Only a political solution that roots out the causes ... Read more...

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Rebels take over Virunga National Park in Congo


October 26th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 26 (DPA) Forces of general Laurent Nkunda, a Tutsi rebel leader, Sunday captured the headquarters of eastern Congo's Virunga National Park, forcing 50 game wardens to flee into the jungle, ... Read more...

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Suicide Tiger base bombed in Sri Lanka: defence ministry


September 27th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 27 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Air Force Saturday carried out an air raid targeting a suspected "Black Tiger" (suicide squad) training base in the north, frequented by the rebel outfit's ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan war planes bombs suspected LTTE targets


September 7th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 7 (IANS) Supersonic fighters and gunship helicopters of the Sri Lankan air force Sunday carried out raids targeting suspected strongholds of the Tamil Tigers in the north where the troops ... Read more...

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LTTE ’strategic bastion’ in north captured: Sri Lankan military


September 2nd, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 2 (IANS) The Sri Lankan military Tuesday claimed that its troops fully captured a “strategic bastion” from the Tamil Tiger rebels in the war-torn north of the country amid fierce ... Read more...

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46 combatants killed as Tiger territory captured: Sri Lankan military


September 2nd, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 2 (IANS) The Sri Lankan military has captured fresh territory from the Tamil Tiger rebels in the north amid fierce fighting that has left at least 46 combatants killed, defence ... Read more...

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