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UN chief condemns Pakistan mosque suicide attack


August 20th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned in the strongest terms the suicide attack at a mosque during Friday prayers in Pakistan where at least 50 ... Read more...

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President rejects mercy petition of Gandhi killers


August 11th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has rejected the mercy petition of three men sentenced to death for the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, an ... Read more...

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Afghan mayor killed in suicide blast


July 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 27 (IANS) The mayor of Afghanistan's Kandahar city was killed Wednesday in a suicide attack when he was attending a meeting, Xinhua reported.The blast ripped through the ... Read more...

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Briton killed in Yemen bomb blast


July 21st, 2011 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 21 (IANS/AKI) A British national was killed in Yemen Wednesday in a bomb blast, officials said.The incident took place in the southern port city of Aden. The unnamed ... Read more...

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15 killed in Afghan car bombing


June 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 25 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 45 injured in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan Saturday, officials said.The blast took place in Azra district ... Read more...

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Osama was involved in Benazir’s assassination: Malik


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was involved in the assassination of Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Daily Times ... Read more...

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Did Headley’s information help locate Ilyas Kashmiri?


June 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 5 (IANS) One compelling possibility that arises in the aftermath of the drone killing of Ilyas Kashmiri is whether key Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley offered actionable ... Read more...

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Four dead in Peshawar suicide bombing (Lead, changing dateline)


May 25th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, May 25 (IANS) Four policemen were killed and 28 people injured when a suicide bomber rammed his vehicle packed with explosives into a police station in this Pakistani ... Read more...

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10 killed after suicide bombers storm police station in southeastern Afghanistan


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven security officials and three suicide bombers were killed on Sunday during clashes at the traffic police station in southeastern Afghanistan, officials said.Pajhwok news agency reported that four ... Read more...

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Cameron telephones Gilani


May 15th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Sunday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani and appreciated the role played by Pakistan in the war against terror, ... Read more...

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Taliban vows revenge over Osama killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Taliban in Pakistan have threatened that they will take revenge for the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in the country's Abbottabad ... Read more...

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Senior al-Qaeda member put ‘jihad over sex’ by taking “impotence” injections


April 27th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): One of al-Qaeda's most senior members held at Guantánamo, who used to directly report to Osama bin Laden, took injections "to promote impotence" to avoid being "distracted" by ... Read more...

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Four killed in blasts targeting Pakistan Navy buses (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Four people, including a woman doctor, were killed and 32 injured in twin bombings targeting two Pakistan Navy buses in different parts of this Pakistani port ... Read more...

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Qaeda to target UK-bound flights with undetectable chemical explosives from Pakistan


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Al Qaeda is planning to target UK-bound flights taking off from Pakistani airports, using undetectable chemical explosives available in liquid form, according to a report.An intelligence agency has reported ... Read more...

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Lashkar plan to strike World Cup was thwarted: Pillai


April 11th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) planned to attack the cricket World Cup final in Mumbai, but the plot was thwarted by the Indian intelligence ... Read more...

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Mastermind of Sakhi Sarwar terror blasts arrested in Pak’s Bajaur Agency


April 10th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, April 10(ANI): Behram Khan, the alleged mastermind of the April 3 twin suicide attack on Syed Sakhi Sarwar shrine near Dera Ghazi Khan in Pakistan, has been arrested from Bajaur ... Read more...

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Jayanthi, Chandresh Katoch among NCW chief probables


April 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Congress spokesperson Jayanthi Natarajan and Lok Sabha member Chandresh Kumari Katoch are among the candidates being considered for the post of chairperson of the ... Read more...

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One killed, seven wounded in Quetta suicide attack targeting DIG Investigation


April 7th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, April 7(ANI): At least one person was killed and seven others injured in a suicide attackon the residence of Wazir Khan Nasir, Deputy Inspector General (Investigation) of police, in Quetta on ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pak bomb blast


April 4th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Khar, Apr 4(ANI): A bomb exploded at a bus terminal in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at least five people.According to the Dawn, the bomb exploded in the district of Lower Dir, ... Read more...

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42 dead, over 100 injured in Pakistan triple blasts


April 4th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and over a hundred injured Sunday when three powerful blasts ripped through a crowded shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province. ... Read more...

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CIA, provincial govt blamed for Swabi suicide attack targeting Pak politician


March 31st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 31(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) has blamed the Awami National Party-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government and US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) for Wednesday's suicide attack on a rally, which was to ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Swabi suicide attack targeting Pak politician


March 30th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 30(ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazal-ur Rehman had a narrow escape on Wednesday when a suicide bomber blew up his explosives near a police check post in Pakistan's Swabi ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 34 in Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) At least 34 mourners were killed and 42 injured Wednesday in a suicide attack at a funeral near Pakistan's Peshawar city, media reports said.The blast ... Read more...

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25 killed, over 50 hurt in suicide blast at funeral in northwest Pakistan


March 9th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 9(ANI): At least 25 people were killed and over fifty others wounded in a suicide blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar on Wednesday.A suicide bomber hit a funeral in ... Read more...

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20 killed in Peshawar bombing


March 9th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and several injured Wednesday in a suicide blast during funeral prayers in Pakistan's Peshawar city, Geo News reported.The blast ... Read more...

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Qaeda Brit martyr’s online video heightens fears of terror attack on UK


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 is looking out for a British Muslim who has appeared in an online video released by al-Qaeda.The new video projects a man, identified only ... Read more...

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Man blows himself up outside Moscow shopping centre


February 27th, 2011 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS) A man blew up himself with a grenade in an apparent suicide attack at the entrance to a shopping centre in Moscow Saturday, media reports said.Interfax news agency ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq suicide attack


February 21st, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 21 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 18 injured Monday in a suicide car bomb attack targeting security forces in Iraq, Xinhua reported. The attack occurred in ... Read more...

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Two die in suicide attack at Kabul shopping mall (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 14 (IANS) Two people were killed Monday in a massive suicide bombing at a shopping mall that is frequented by foreigners in this Afghan capital, officials said.The blast happened in ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns suicide bombing in Pakistan


February 11th, 2011 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday condemned a suicide bomb attack in northwest Pakistan, which killed about 30 soldiers."The secretary-general strongly condemns Thursday's suicide bombing that killed ... Read more...

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27 killed as `schoolboy’ bomber attacks Pakistan Army centre (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 27 cadets were killed and 40 were injured Thursday in a suicide blast carried out by a teenager disguised as a schoolboy at a military ... Read more...

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27 die as `schoolboy’ bomber targets Pakistan Army centre (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Feb 10 (IANS) Twenty-seven soldiers were killed and 40 injured Thursday when a teenaged suicide bomber, disguised as a schoolboy, blew himself up at a Pakistan Army training centre in ... Read more...

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14 killed as suicide bomber targets Pakistan Army centre (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Feb 10 (IANS) At least 14 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and many injured Thursday when a suicide bomber attacked a Pakistan Army centre in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The blast took ... Read more...

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Female suicide bomber among six held in Pakistan


February 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistani security forces Wednesday claimed to have busted a terrorist training camp in the country's restive tribal area, arresting a female suicide bomber and five others.The troops raided ... Read more...

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Four killed in Peshawar suicide blast


January 31st, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 31(ANI): At least four people, including a police officer, were killed and many others injured in a suicide attack in Peshawar on Monday.According to reports, a suicide bomber exploded his ... Read more...

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