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Soccer fan stabbed to death in Argentina


June 12th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A fan of Argentina's River Plate soccer team died early Monday at a Buenos Aires hospital after being stabbed at a stadium while the home ... Read more...

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Saleh’s family preventing vice-president from taking full power


June 6th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh's family is working to prevent the country's vice president from taking full power while he is in neighbouring Saudi Arabia recovering ... Read more...

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Five explosions heard in ceasefire area in Sana’a


May 28th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 28 (IANS) Five huge explosions were heard late Friday in the ceasefire area in downtown Sana'a followed by heavy gunshots, Xinhua reported.The five huge blasts and shootings came ... Read more...

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UN secretary general calls for end to Yemen clashes


May 26th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Wednesday an end to clashes between Yemeni protesters and government troops in the capital of Sana'a."The secretary general ... Read more...

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Sajjad Lone defends separatists silence over killing of Kashmiri girls


February 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): The Chairman of the Kashmir-based People's Conference, Sajjad Lone, has refused to directly comment on the silence of separatists with regard to the killing of two young Kashmiri ... Read more...

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After letter war, Bhardwaj, Yeddyurappa gear for longer battle


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) Months of verbal duel and exchange of letters, and now street battles ahead of a long legal tussle. That in a nutshell is Karnataka these ... Read more...

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EU commissioner expresses concern over violence in Tunisia


January 11th, 2011 - 4:51 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- European Union Commissioner Stefan Füle on Monday expressed his concern over the violent events that took place in Tunisia over the weekend, leaving more than a dozen people ... Read more...

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One killed, 14 injured in Kashmir clash


September 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Anantnag, Sep 18 (ANI): At least one person was killed and fourteen others were injured on Saturday, as security forces opened fire on stone-pelting protestors participating in a funeral procession in defiance ... Read more...

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One killed, five injured in clashes in Kashmir


September 17th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Budgam (J-K), Sep 17 (ANI): At least one person was killed and five others injured when security forces allegedly opened fire to quell stone-pelting mobs in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam District on ... Read more...

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Air services to Srinagar to resume today


September 17th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 17 (ANI): Air services to and from Srinagar will resume on Friday.Flights to Srinagar had been diverted to the Awantipora airbase since September 3 due to resurfacing work at ... Read more...

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Three protestors killed, ten injured in Mendhar clashes


September 15th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Sept.15 (ANI): Three protesters were killed and ten seriously injured when police opened fire in Mendhar town of Poonch District on Wednesday. Other reports said at least 30 had been injured ... Read more...

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Thai government extends state of emergency


July 6th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 6 (DPA) The Thai government extended its state of emergency in Bangkok and 18 other provinces Tuesday for three months on the recommendation of military officials. It decided to end the ... Read more...

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Moscow turns down Kyrgyzstan’s request for help (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek/Moscow, June 12 (DPA) Russia Saturday rejected an appeal from Kyrgyzstan's interim president for military assistance in quelling rising violence in the Kyrgyz south, where the toll had reached at least 65. A ... Read more...

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Thai political battle moves from streets to courts


May 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 27 (DPA) The battle between the Thai government and supporters of coup-ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra has moved off the streets and into the courts, officials said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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Jamaica declares emergency amid drug violence


May 25th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica) May 24 (DPA) Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding declared a state of emergency in parts of the capital Kingston and outlying St. Andrew in response to street battles in barricaded ... Read more...

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Dozens trapped in Bangkok televison station blaze


May 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), May 19 (ANI): Protesters have set fire to the offices of a TV station in Bangkok, trapping 100 people inside, officials say. According to Sky News, other parts of the city ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, World |

Thai troops advance on protest site, fire breaks out (Lead)


May 19th, 2010 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 19 (DPA) Hundreds of Thai troops, backed by armoured personnel carriers and water trucks, advanced on the southern section of an anti-government protest site Wednesday in the heart of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

UN renews call for restraint in Thailand’s deadly demonstrations


May 18th, 2010 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday repeated his call for both sides in Thailand's deadly street demonstrations to show restraint as the toll rose to at least ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Bloody street battles in Bangkok claim 16 lives


May 15th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 15 (DPA) Clashes between Thai troops and anti-government protesters have claimed 16 lives and left dozens wounded in two days of fighting that has turned the heart of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Explosions rock Bangkok’s financial district


May 14th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 14 (DPA) Six explosions rocked Bangkok's financial district on Silom Road Friday as troops and protesters clashed to control the heart of the capital. Unknown assailants fired M79 grenades at ... Read more...

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Holbrooke condemns Kabul attack


January 18th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke on Monday condemned the series of attacks and the large explosion in Kabul.In a coordinated ... Read more...

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Violent protests erupt after Friday prayers in Srinagar


October 23rd, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 23 (ANI): Violent protests erupted in the Mysooma area of Srinagar soon after the Friday prayers on the call of separatist.Many people, including some security personnel, were injured in ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Kashmir Valley, 30 injured


July 3rd, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Violent protests erupted in the Kashmir Valley after Friday prayers over the death of four youths in police firing and the disappearance of another young man. Over 30 ... Read more...

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Pakistan expands fight in Swat’s main town


May 24th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (DPA) Pakistani troops gained ground in Mingora, Swat valley's main town, Sunday as they fought house to house in what the military called "the most important phase" of ... Read more...

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Britain backs Pak Army’s ‘vital’ movement to Mingora in Swat


May 24th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Britain has supported Pakistan military's 'vital' drive against the Taliban and other extremists in the Swat Valley, amid reports about the troops storming into Mingora, the main ... Read more...

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Taliban engaging in street fighting after Pak Army storms into Mingora


May 24th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 24 (ANI): Intensifying its operation against the Taliban in the Swat Valley, the Pakistan Army has reportedly stormed into Mingora, the main town of the Valley, and is engaged ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops battle Taliban in Swat’s main city


May 23rd, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (DPA) Pakistani troops have begun street battles with entrenched Taliban forces in Mingora, the main town in northwestern Swat district, an army spokesman said Saturday. Major General Athar Abbas ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army pushes deeper into Taliban-held towns (Lead)


May 19th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (DPA) Pakistani soldiers pushed deeper into built-up areas in the Taliban bastion of Swat Tuesday, as the number of displaced civilians from the war zones swelled to over ... Read more...

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Three killed in clahes in Kashmir Valley


August 25th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/Jammu, Aug 25 (ANI): Three people were killed on Monday as security forces opened fire to control stone pelting protesters and atleast 70 others were injured in street battles with security ... Read more...

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24 protesters injured in clashes in Kashmir Valley


August 25th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 25 (ANI): Nearly 24 protesters were injured on Monday as stone pelting mobs defied curfew and fought street battles with security forces in Srinagar and at many places across ... Read more...

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Dozens injured defying curfew in Kashmir Valley, army alerted (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 25 people, including two policemen, were injured as stone pelting mobs defied curfew and fought street battles with security forces here and all across the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Secret deal kept British Army out of battle for Basra: US, Iraqi officers


August 5th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.5 (ANI): The British defence forces were prevented from participating in a battle for the Iraqi city of Basra thanks to a secret deal between their government and the notorious ... Read more...

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Textbook controversy snowballs in Kerala


July 16th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) The controversy over a class VII social science textbook in Kerala snowballed further Wednesday with rival political fronts in the state strongly justifying their positions on the issue. ... Read more...

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Fratricidal killings put strain on Naga truce


June 6th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Kohima, June 6 (IANS) It is almost a 'jungle raj' around Dimapur, the commercial hub of Nagaland. Gang wars among Naga rebels have killed close to 30 people in ... Read more...

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17 killed in northern Lebanon


May 11th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beirut, May 11 (DPA) A relative calm was restored Sunday to Beirut as the fighting reached north Lebanon where 17 people were killed in clashes between fighters loyal to the opposition and ... Read more...

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