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14 killed in Somalia suicide bombing


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three journalists and a number of Somali government officials, were killed and many others injured in two suicide bombings at a ... Read more...

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Twelve killed in Afghan suicide bombing


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people were killed and 59 injured in central Afghanistan Saturday when two suicide bombers struck a US-Afghan military base, according to ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers killed at Somalian assembly meet venue


August 1st, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two suicide bombers were shot dead in Mogadishu when they approached a venue of the Somalia's National Constituent Assembly meeting Wednesday.A policeman was also ... Read more...

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Taliban using kids as suicide bombers in Afghanistan


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 3 (IANS) The arrest of two children and a teenager with bombs and remote-controlled devices in Afganistan's former Taliban stronghold of Kandahar has sparked fears that the ... Read more...

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Briton charged with planning Kenya bombings


May 10th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) A 29-year-old Muslim Briton has been accused of planning bomb attacks in Kenya on behalf of Al Qaeda-linked terror outfit al-Shabab.Jermaine Grant, a resident of London, ... Read more...

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Damascus bombings toll rises to 55 (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) At least 55 people were killed and more than 370 people, including military personnel, were wounded Thursday when two suicide bombers triggered massive blasts in the ... Read more...

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40 die in Damascus suicide bombings (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed and 170 wounded Thursday when two suicide bombers triggered massive blasts in the Syrian capital city.The deafening explosions took place ... Read more...

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29 die in Damascus blasts


May 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 10 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 103 wounded Thursday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up here, a minister said.The toll in the blasts that ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers attack Kabul shortly after Obama’s visit


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Three suicide bombers attacked the Afghan capital of Kabul on early Wednesday morning, killing at least seven people and injuring several others, officials said. It happened shortly ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kabul attack after Obama trip (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 17 injured in an audacious Taliban attack in the Afghan capital Wednesday, hours after US President Barack Obama's Kabul visit ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Kabul attack after Obama visit (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 17 injured in suicide bombings and a gunbattle in the Afghan capital Wednesday, hours after US President Barack Obama's Kabul ... 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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40 dead as newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when suicide bombers rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the office of This Day daily, a ... Read more...

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Russian embassy escaped Taliban attack in Afghanistan


April 16th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 16 (IANS) As Taliban launched a coordinated wave of assaults Sunday in Afghanistan by targetting embassies of the US and Germany, Russia clarified that its embassy had ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Kabul attacks


April 16th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Sunday condemned the series of Taliban attacks in Afghanistan and said Islamabad supports stability in the war-shattered neighbouring country."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Taliban strike Kabul, other Afghan targets (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Washington, April 15 (IANS) The Taliban Sunday launched a coordinated wave of assaults in Kabul and elsewhere in the country, targeting the embassies of the US, Germany and Russia, ... Read more...

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Militants storm Kabul hotel (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 15 (IANS) Blasts and gun shots were heard inside a luxury hotel in Kabul Sunday after militants stormed the building near the UN mission in Afghanistan.Security officials said ... Read more...

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18 dead in Afghan suicide bombings


April 10th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 10 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 45 others injured in two separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan Tuesday, media reports said.In Herat province, 14 people ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Nigeria church blast


March 12th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, March 11 (IANS) At least seven people died in a bomb blast that rocked a church in the northern Nigerian city of Jos, police said Sunday.Suicide bombers Sunday attacked ... Read more...

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We can’t wait long for diplomacy to work: Israel PM


March 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared that he will never allow his people to live under constant threat of annihilation from a nuclear-armed Iran, saying ... Read more...

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London plans big security exercise for Olympic Games


February 21st, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) London authorities are planning a massive security exercise this week for the upcoming Olympic Games, the Metropolitan police said.The exercise will test the response of emergency ... Read more...

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‘Benazir killed for backing Lal Masjid operation’


February 12th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated for supporting the Lal Masjid operation, an anti-terrorism court has been told.Dawn quoted Magistrate Taufiq Ahmed, ... Read more...

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Eight suicide bombers in Islamabad: Rehman Malik


January 27th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) As many as eight suicide bombers may have entered the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, said Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Thursday citing intelligence inputs.Following ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least nine people, including two policemen and three suicide bombers, were killed Saturday when militants attacked a police office in northwestern Pakistan. Interior Minister ... 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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A difficult year for Pakistan (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) The year 2011 saw Pakistan making headlines for all the wrong reasons, compounded by yearend uncertainty about the political future of a nation that is ... Read more...

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Afghan militants killed in failed bombing attempt


December 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 19 (IANS) A major disaster was averted in Afghanistan Monday when two suspected Taliban suicide bombers were killed as their explosive devices went off prematurely before they ... Read more...

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Backpacks key to unmasking suicide bombers’ identity


December 9th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Catching suicide bombers might become easier by testing the containers rather than the bombs hidden in them, thanks to a new technique.Currently, law enforcement labs tend ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan suicide blast (Lead)


November 17th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) At least three suicide bombers and two police officials were killed in a blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday night, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Two suicide bombers killed in Kabul


November 14th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 14 (IANS) One suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital while another was shot dead by security forces Monday. No civilian was injured in the incidents, ... Read more...

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US blocks property of Haqqani network commander


November 1st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday blocked the properties of a key commander of the Haqqani network, described by American officials as "a veritable arm" of Pakistani spy ... Read more...

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Pakistanis held in Britain for plotting another 9/11


September 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A six-member gang of suspected Pakistani-origin suicide bombers have been arrested for plotting a terror attack in Britain similar to 9/11, police said.However, no specific targets ... Read more...

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Two Afghan suicide bombers shot dead


September 25th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 25 (IANS) Two suicide bombers were gunned down by the police in an Afghan province, the authorities said Sunday.Police in the Zabul province, 340 km south of Afghan ... Read more...

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Kabul attacks not to intimidate US: Clinton


September 13th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday the suicide attacks targeting the US embassy in Kabul would not intimidate her country.Multiple blasts rocked the ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Kabul, Taliban target US embassy


September 13th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 13 (IANS) Multiple blasts rocked the Afghan capital Tuesday and heavily armed Taliban militants wearing suicide vests targeted the US embassy, triggering a fierce gunfight. Five suicide ... Read more...

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