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11 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan


September 9th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) Afghan police and army, backed by the NATO-led coalition forces, have killed 11 Taliban militants in different provinces since Saturday, the country's Interior Ministry said ... Read more...

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2 US soldiers killed by militants in Afghanistan


September 1st, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 1 (IANS) Two US soldiers were killed in an attack by anti-government militants in Afghanistan Saturday, the US Forces said in a statement."Two US Forces-Afghanistan service members died ... Read more...

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Russia condemns attacks on journalists in Syria


August 15th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has strongly condemned attacks on journalists in Syria and has called on countries that have influence on Syrian rebels to take steps to ensure ... Read more...

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Olympics: London pays tribute to 7/7 victims


July 28th, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) All of London paid tribute to the victims of the 7/7 terrorist attacks in the colourful opening ceremony of the 2012 Games at the Olympic Park ... Read more...

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Suicide blasts in Kabul after Obama visit


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Two suicide bombers struck near an American military base here, hours after US President Barack Obama left following a visit to the Afghan capital, officials ... Read more...

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EU condemns Afghanistan attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has condemned Sunday's Taliban attacks on government buildings and western embassies in Afghanistan, her spokesperson said in ... Read more...

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Imran fears suicide attacks if NATO supply resumes


April 14th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Saturday said he feared suicide attacks across the country following the reopening of the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory.The ... Read more...

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Taliban won’t attack Pakistani security forces: Report


January 2nd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistani Taliban factions have announced they will not attack security forces in the country and instead focus their attention against the US-led forces in Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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606 dead, over 1,000 hurt in 41 suicide attacks in Pakistan


January 1st, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) At least 606 people were killed and over 1,000 injured in 41 attacks carried out by 51 suicide bombers in Pakistan in 2011, an official report ... Read more...

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554 killed in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 2011


December 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) A staggering 554 people were killed and 1,158 injured in 188 bomb blasts in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in 2011, according to official figures.However, attacks ... Read more...

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Constitution’s abrogation won’t be permitted: Nawaz


December 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) No one will be allowed to dissolve Pakistan's parliament and abrogate the constitution, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said, urging the government to focus ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik thanks Taliban for not attacking Shias


December 7th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has thanked the Taliban for not attacking Shia Muslims during their religious rituals Tuesday."I am thankful to the Taliban who ... Read more...

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Don’t recruit kids: Malik tells Taliban


November 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Help children in their education instead of preparing them for suicide attacks, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has advised the Taliban.He urged the insurgents to ... Read more...

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Four children killed in Afghanistan blast


November 1st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 1 (IANS) Four children were killed when a roadside bomb went off in Afghanistan's Wardak province, an official said."Four innocent children, all members of the same family, ... Read more...

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‘With 290 suicide attacks, Pakistan suffered most since 9/11′


September 9th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Pakistan suffered the most in the US-declared "war on terror" after the 9/11 attacks, facing almost 300 deadly suicide bombings and the assassination of former ... Read more...

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12,000 dead in seven years of Iraqi bombings


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 3 (IANS/AKI) Over 12,000 civilians and some 200 coalition soldiers died in suicide bombings in Iraq between 2003 and 2010, says a new report.Medical journal The Lancet said ... Read more...

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TDP legislator warns of suicide attacks to keep Andhra united


July 20th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Opposing the demand for a separate state of Telangana, a senior leader of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and legislator Payyavula Kesav Wednesday warned of suicide ... Read more...

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Citing India, right to appeal sought in Pakistan


July 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two former soldiers and four civilians sentenced to death for trying to assassinate then Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf have moved the Supreme Court, asking it ... Read more...

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Canada blacklists Pakistan Taliban


July 6th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Canada Tuesday blacklisted the Pakistan Taliban as a terrorist organisation.The US had designated the outfit - known as the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) - as a ... Read more...

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Kids as suicide bombers matter of concern: Pakistani daily


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Children being used as suicide bombers was a matter of "deep concern", a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday and warned that women and children being ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban leader forms splinter group


June 28th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Fazal Saeed, a 'commander' of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, has formed his own group as he was opposed to the policy of attacking civilians.Saeed, who operates ... Read more...

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Suspected suicide bomber held in Karachi


June 13th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 12 (IANS) A suspected suicide bomber, who was carrying a suicide vest, detonators and other explosives, was arrested in Karachi Sunday, police said.Officials from the Criminal Investigation Department ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan army will face suicide attacks in North Waziristan’


June 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Army will face deadly suicide attacks if it undertakes operations in North Waziristan, according to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, a ... Read more...

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2,542 people killed in militant attacks, 900 in US drone attacks in Pak in 2010: HRCP


April 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Over 2,500 people were killed in militant attacks in Pakistan in 2010, and at least 900 others lost their lives in US drone strikes in the tribal areas during ... Read more...

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‘11 suicide attacks killed 155 people in Pakistan in first three months of 2011′


April 11th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Eleven suicide attacks carried out by terrorists have killed 155 people and wounded over 340 others in the first three months of 2011 in Pakistan, a Conflict Monitoring ... Read more...

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3,169 people killed in 2,488 terror incidents in Pakistan in last two years


April 9th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Over 3000 people lost their lives and more than 9000 others were wounded in terror incidents in Pakistan in the last two years, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ... Read more...

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Captured 14-year-old suicide bomber unrepentant after Sunday’s terror attack in Pakistan


April 5th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, April 5(ANI): The 14-year-old suicide bomber, who was captured after his explosives failed to detonate during Sunday's terror attack on a shrine in Pakistan, remains unrepentant as he tells police ... Read more...

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Pakistan shrine bombings: toll climbs to 49


April 4th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) The toll in the suicide bombings that tore through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday climbed to 49 as doctors raced to ... 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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36 dead as triple blasts rock Pakistan Sufi shrine (Third Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Three suicide blasts ripped through a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Sunday evening, killing at least 36 people and injuring over 100, officials said.The first ... Read more...

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Triple blasts rock Pakistan shrine, 30 killed (Second Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Three suicide blasts ripped through a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Sunday evening, killing at least 30 people and injuring over 100, officials said.The blasts took ... Read more...

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JUI-F blames ‘Raymond Davis network’ for suicide attacks on Fazlur Rehman


April 1st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has blamed the Raymond Davis network for the two suicide attacks on party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, and said the murder attempts were a reaction ... Read more...

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North Waziristan elders declare jihad against US as revenge for drone attacks


March 19th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 18(ANI): A jirga of tribal elders from Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency has said that they would wage jihad against the United States to avenge those killed in drone attacks.A ... Read more...

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New Al- Quaeda magazine offers beauty tips mixed with bombing advice


March 14th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.14 (ANI): Al-Qaeda has launched a women's magazine Al Shamikha (meaning the majestic woman), which mixes tips on skin care with articles on 'marrying a mujahedeen' and carrying out suicide attacks. ... Read more...

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Anti-Taliban militia in northwest Pak ends cooperation with government


March 11th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): The head of a pro-government militia fighting the Taliban in northwest Pakistan has declared to end all cooperation with the government, accusing it of failing to provide enough ... Read more...

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