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Plot to kill Iranian president foiled in 2007: Tehran Times


May 14th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 14 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has said intelligence forces and police foiled a plot by the Jundullah group to assassinate President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2007, the Tehran Times ... Read more...

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NATO claims its strategy working in Afghanistan: PM


April 17th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said he was not aware of the situation on the ground in Afghanistan where a recent Taliban strike killed ... Read more...

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Australia spells out Afghanistan exit plan


April 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced an early withdrawal of Australian troops from Afghanistan Tuesday, a day after the 18-hour terror siege of Kabul ended.Giving the ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan


April 17th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday called her Afghan counterpart Zalmai Rassoul over phone to strongly condemn the Taliban attacks in the country that ... Read more...

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48 killed in Kabul terror siege (Third Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, were killed and 65 injured when an 18-hour dramatic siege of the Afghan capital Kabul by Taliban suicide ... Read more...

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Senior cop dies in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A senior police official was killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted his car while he was on his way to work in Peshawar city, a ... Read more...

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13 killed in blast at Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Sunday when a huge explosion ripped through a funeral prayer being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The deputy speaker of the ... Read more...

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Five die in Peshawar blast (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Five people were killed and 29 injured Sunday when a massive explosion tore through funeral prayers being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Intelligence official shot dead in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) An intelligence official was gunned down Friday in Pakistan's Peshawar city. His 13-year-old son, who was riding pillion, was injured in the attack, police said.Gunmen opened ... Read more...

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18 killed in Pakistani bus ambush (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Tuesday when gunmen hiding along the roadside, sprang out and peppered a passenger bus with bullets in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ... Read more...

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Three cops, 3 rebels killed in Peshawar suicide attack (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six others injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and hurled grenades at a police ... Read more...

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Three killed in suicide attack at Pakistan police station (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and lobbed grenades at a police station ... Read more...

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23 suicide attackers killed, four held in Afghanistan


May 8th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 8 (IANS) Afghan security forces killed 23 suicide attackers and detained four others while fighting Taliban insurgents in the southern Kandahar province, Xinhua Sunday quoted the government ... Read more...

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Iranian book eulogizing Islamic suicide bombers, militants found in Arizona desert


January 28th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A book published in Iran containing short biographies of Islamic suicide bombers and other Islamic militants who died carrying out attacks has been reportedly discovered in the Arizona ... Read more...

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Perpetrators behind CID building, Shah Ghazi shrine attacks identified: Sources


December 5th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 5(ANI): Pakistani law enforcement agencies have identified the actual perpetrators behind the suicide attacks on Shah Ghazi shrine and the CID building, sources in the Interior ministry said.Both attacks ... Read more...

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640 Pakistanis died in 37 suicide attacks this year


November 29th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 640 people were killed and 1,800 hurt in 37 suicide bombings across Pakistan this year, said a government report.The report compiled by the Counter-Terrorism Wing of ... Read more...

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Attacks on parliament, mosque thwarted: Rehman Malik


November 26th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.26 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the arrest of two would-be suicide attackers by the security forces on Friday thwarted attacks on parliament and a mosque."We have foiled a ... Read more...

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Suicide attacker of Karachi shrine identified


October 8th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) As an extensive investigation continues into Thursday's twin blasts at a shrine here that killed nine people, authorities said one of the suicide attackers had ... Read more...

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Three female student ’suicide bombers’ set to hit anti-Islamists in Pak: Report


October 1st, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 1(ANI): Three female students of Jamia Hafsa in Pakistan have been trained to carry out suicide attacks on groups who are allegedly anti-Islamic or 'misguiding the people' across the country, ... Read more...

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Now, Pak Punjab govt seeks ban on unIslamic “Amar Chitra Katha” cartoons


September 7th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 7 (ANI): The Punjab government in Pakistan has formed a committee to hold discussions and present a report on the broadcasting of Hindu mythology cartoons like "Amar Chitra Katha", and ... Read more...

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28 dead, 213 hurt in Lahore suicide blasts


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Three back-to-back blasts in a largely attended Shia congregation rocked Lahore, capital of Punjab province in Lahore Wednesday, killing at least 28 people and injuring more ... Read more...

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Taliban attack two NATO bases in Afghanistan


August 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 28 (DPA) Taliban militants attacked two bases of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in eastern Afghanistan in predawn raids Saturday. Militants attacked the bases in Khost province with indirect ... Read more...

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Senior cop killed in Taliban suicide attack in Pakistan (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Inspector General of the Frontier Constabulary (FC), Sifwat Ghayur, was killed in a suicide attack Wednesday in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said, ... Read more...

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Tehrik-i-Taliban claims responsibility for killing Ghayoor in Peshawar blast


August 4th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 4 (ANI): Tehrik-i-Taliban on Wednesday claimed responsibility for carrying out the Peshawar suicide blast and killing Pakistan Frontier Constabulary chief, Sifwat Ghayoor which was their target.The group also threatened ... Read more...

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Senior police officer killed in Pakistan suicide attack


August 4th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Inspector General of the Frontier Constabulary (FC), Sifwat Ghayur, was killed in a suicide attack Wednesday in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said. ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban, other militant outfits behind MQM leader’s killing: Malik


August 4th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 4 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Raza Haider in Karachi was part of a plan hatched by the Tehreek-e-Taliban ... Read more...

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Top HM militant killed in Sopore encounter


July 21st, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sopore (J-K), July 21 (ANI): A top Harkat-ul-Mujahideen militant was among two ultras killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town on Wednesday.According to sources, the ... Read more...

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Pak Army gun down three suicide bombers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


July 20th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 20 (ANI): Pakistan security forces shot down three suicide bombers on Tuesday while they were trying to force their way into an army centre in Mardan, situated 60 kilometres ... Read more...

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40 killed in Iraq, suicide attackers had Down Syndrome (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 18 (DPA) At least 36 members of the Sahwa militia were killed Sunday in a suicide bomb explosion believed to have been carried out by a pair of attackers with ... Read more...

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Five police officials suspended for ‘dereliction of duty’ over Lahore shrine attacks


July 5th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 5 (ANI): Punjab Inspector-General of Police Tariq Saleem Dogar on Monday suspended five police officials, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) for dereliction of duty resulting in last week's ... Read more...

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Afghans see change in US command as a threat to civilians


July 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, July 5 (ANI): U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus' taking command of the troubled Afghan war is worrying Afghans, who fear that the rules laid down by the former ... Read more...

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Taliban attacks NATO base in Afghanistan


June 30th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban has taken responsibility for an attack on a NATO airbase in which several militants were killed Wednesday. The attack occurred at an airfield outside Jalalabad ... Read more...

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Mehsud ordered Benazir’s assassination on behest of ex-Madrassa students: FIA report


June 19th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.19 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has held the killed Taliban chieftain Baitullah Mehsud responsible for the assassination of former Prime Benazir Bhutto.The FIA has submitted its final report ... Read more...

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Karachi police arrests Taliban commanders planning attack on city


June 12th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.12 (ANI): The Karachi police has claimed arresting two Taliban extremists, who were said to be planning a major terror strike in the country's financial capital.The arrests were made from ... Read more...

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Flood of Waziristan extremists seeking to make Pak Punjab new terror base


June 9th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.9 (ANI): After being flushed out of Waziristan by the Pakistan Army, extremists are now trying to expand their terror territory and establish their new base in the Punjab province, which ... Read more...

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