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Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Nigeria suicide bombing


August 6th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 6 (IANS) At least six soldiers and two civilians were killed in a suicide bomb attack Sunday on a military post in Nigeria's northeast city of Damaturu ... Read more...

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Homage to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary


May 21st, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The nation Monday paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed on this day 21 years ago in a suicide bomb ... Read more...

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Islamabad hosts trilateral summit (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The presidents of Afghanistan and Iran arrived here Thursday for a trilateral summit that focuses on regional cooperation, peace and stability.The leaders of Pakistan, Iran ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 53 in Iraq


January 15th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 53 people were killed and over 135 wounded in a suicide bomb attack which targeted Shiite pilgrims in Iraq's Basra city Saturday as hundreds ... Read more...

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Musharraf to be arrested on return to Pakistan


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will be arrested on his return in connection with the 2007 assassination of two-time prime minister Benazir Bhutto, said an ... Read more...

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US names Al Qaeda-linked outfit as terrorist entity


January 6th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) The US government has designated the Al Qaeda Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), which operates between Iraq and Iran, as a "specially designated global terrorist entity" that will ... Read more...

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15 killed in Pakistan’s Quetta city blast


December 31st, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and over 20 wounded after a blast hit Pakistan's Quetta city Friday, said police sources and media reports.The toll ... Read more...

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52 dead, 130 injured in triple Afghanistan bombings


December 6th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 6 (IANS) Fiftytwo people were killed and at least 130 injured in massive blasts that tore through Kabul, Kandahar and Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan Tuesday, a day after ... Read more...

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It was cordial meeting with Karzai: Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday said that the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, on the sidelines of the SAARC summit ... Read more...

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Gilani surprised by Karzai’s aggressive posture


November 12th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai adopted a "rather aggressive posture" at a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and "bombarded us with a number ... Read more...

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One policeman killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


November 12th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and another injured Saturday morning in a blast at a police check-post in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media ... Read more...

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10 killed in Iraq bombing


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 3 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 25 wounded Thursday in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, police said.A suicide bomber blew up his ... Read more...

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UN condemns Somalia suicide attack


October 5th, 2011 - 6:45 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 5 (IANS) The UN has strongly condemned Tuesday's suicide attack in Somalia's capital city Mogadishu that killed at least 70 people and injured 150 others.The attack occurred when ... Read more...

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Guards open fire at Rabbani’s funeral


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
kabul, Sep 23 (IANS) Security guards at the burial ceremony of former Afghan president Burhanudin Rabbani here Friday fired into the air after some mourners hurled stones at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan blast: 31 killed, Taliban claims responsibility


September 15th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 50 injured in a suicide bomb attack Thursday in northwest Pakistan, a media report said. The bomber blew himself ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf’s assets


August 28th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Saturday ordered confiscation of property of former president Pervez Musharraf for his failure to appear before the court in the ... Read more...

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Six hurt in Pakistan bombing


August 15th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) A blast ripped through a preaching centre Monday in northwest Pakistan, injuring at least six people, police said.The explosion took place around 6 a.m. in Charsadda ... Read more...

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Four killed in Peshawar suicide blast


June 20th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Four people were killed and six others injured Monday night in a suicide bomb attack near Pakistan's Peshawar city.The blast occurred around 8.00 p.m. outside the ... Read more...

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Seven die in Afghan suicide bomb attack


June 15th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 15 (IANS) Two policemen were among seven people killed Wednesday in a suicide car bomb attack in Afghanistan's northeastern Kapisa province, Xinhua reported.A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden ... Read more...

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Afghan provincial governor succumbs to suicide blast injuries


May 29th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 29 (IANS) Governor of northern Afghanistan's Takhar province died of injuries suffered in a suicide bomb attack on his office Saturday."Abdul Jabbar Taqwa succumbed to injuries this ... Read more...

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Afghan province governor injured in suicide blast


May 28th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 28 (IANS) The governor of a northern Afghanistan province was injured Saturday in a suicide bomb attack at his house in the provincial capital, Xinhua reported.Abdul Jabbar Taqwa, ... Read more...

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Seven die in Iraq bomb attack


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 22 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 10 others wounded Sunday in a suicide bomb attack near the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.The fatalities occurred when the bomber detonated ... Read more...

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‘300 suicide bombers being trained in Pakistan’


April 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ghazi Khan (Pakistan) Apr 8(ANI): The suicide bomber who tried to detonate outside a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province has revealed that he was trained in Mir Ali tribal area in ... Read more...

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US condemns double suicide bomb attack outside Pak shrine


April 4th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): The United States has condemned the double suicide bomb attack outside a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province, which killed at least 41 people on Sunday.The bombers struck outside ... Read more...

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JUI-F chief Fazl-ur Rehman escapes second suicide bomb attack in two days


March 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Charsadda, Mar 31(ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur Rehman had another narrow escape on Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the politician's convoy at Charsadda district of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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13 killed in eastern Afghanistan suicide bomb attack


March 28th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar. 28 (ANI): At least 13 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan on Monday.According to reports, the suicide bomber rammed his truck laden with explosives into ... Read more...

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20 hurt in Jerusalem bus blast


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 23 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured Wednesday in an explosion on a bus in Jerusalem, Xinhua reported.An initial police report said the blast took place near ... Read more...

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Seven killed in bus attack in northwest Pak


March 13th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 13(ANI): Seven people were killed and seven others wounded when unidentified assailants opened fire on a passenger bus in the northwest Pakistani district of Hangu on Sunday.The bus was travelling ... Read more...

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Nine killed, 30 injured in suicide bomb attack on police van in northwest Pak


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 3(ANI): At least nine people, including three police officials, were killed and thirty others were wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a police van in the northwest Pakistan town ... Read more...

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Iraq suicide blast toll rises to 33


February 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 13 (IANS) The death toll in a suicide bomb attack on Shia pilgrims near the holy city of Samarra in northern Iraq rose to 33 Sunday, Xinhua reports."Our latest ... 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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Chechen rebel claims responsibility for Moscow bomb attack


February 8th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS) Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb attack at the Domodedovo airport in Moscow last month, Xinhua reported.In a video received late Monday, ... Read more...

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US federal program incapable of detecting Moscow type attack: Critics


January 27th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): Critics of the Transportation Security Administration's 212-million-dollar federal program called "SPOT", which has been designed to spot suspected terrorists at American airports, have said that it is "not capable ... Read more...

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15 killed in suicide blasts targeting Shiites in Lahore, Karachi (Third Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 13 people, including a woman and four policemen, were killed and over 50 others injured in a suicide bomb attack in Lahore Tuesday evening during ... Read more...

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