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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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Triple suicide bombings kill 18 in Afghanistan (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) Three suicide bombings rocked three places in Afghanistan, including the capital Kabul, killing at least 18 people, including eight South Africans and three attackers.The other attacks ... Read more...

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Haqqani network a terrorist group: US


September 8th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated militant group held responsible for the 2008 Indian embassy bombing ... Read more...

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Taliban leader held in Afghanistan: ISAF


August 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) A senior Taliban leader has been captured in Afghanistan's Zabul province, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said Wednesday."An Afghan and coalition security force arrested ... Read more...

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Hiddink slams UEFA ban for Anzhi home arena


July 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi coach Guus Hiddink has hit out at UEFA for banning his team from playing Europa League football in their Caucasus home town of Makhachkala ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda behind Syrian blasts, says Russia


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow believes that terrorist groups, including Al Qaeda, carried out recent suicide bombings in Syria, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov Monday.At least 55 ... 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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11 die in Kabul attack after Obama trip (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) Taliban militants carried out an audacious attack in Kabul only hours after US President Barack Obama visited the city, leaving 11 people including all five ... 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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Kabul attack: No Indian casualties, situation being monitored


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Clarifying that there were no Indian casualties, India Wednesday said it was closely monitoring the situation in Kabul after eight people were killed and ... 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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Afghan terror attack ends: 48 dead, 65 injured (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) At least 48 people, including 36 terrorists, have been killed and 65 injured in what was a well-coordinated terror attack launched by heavily-armed Taliban militants ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack: Fight over, all attackers killed (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 16 (IANS) The synchronised terror attack launched by the Taliban in Kabul is over and all attackers have been killed following an overnight operation that saw a ... 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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27 die in Syria blasts


March 17th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) As many as 27 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Saturday in two suicide bombings targeting security headquarters in the Syrian capital of Damascus, Syrian ... Read more...

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50 killed, hundreds injured in Iraq attacks (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday in a series of bomb and gun attacks across the Iraqi capital, police said.The violence targeted ... Read more...

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20 killed, 64 wounded in attacks in Baghdad


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 23 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 64 wounded Thursday in a series of bomb and gun attacks across the Iraqi capital, authorities said.A booby-trapped car exploded near ... Read more...

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Is Al-Qaeda preparing British women bombers?


February 6th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Al-Qaeda is trying to recruit women for carrying out suicide bombings in Britain, parliament members have warned in a report.The terrorist group is using extremist websites ... Read more...

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Indians advised to avoid Syria travel


January 7th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A day after a massive suicide bombing in Damascus killed 26 people, India Saturday issued a travel advisory asking Indians to avoid non-essential travel to ... Read more...

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US sharing PNR data with India


December 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The US is negotiating new agreements with six top countries,including India, on information sharing about passenger travel, known colloquially as PNR, passenger name records, a ... Read more...

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US condemns Afghan bombings


December 7th, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The US strongly condemned the two suicide bombings in Afghanistan Tuesday that left at least 59 people dead and 154 others injured.An attack by a suicide ... Read more...

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Australia wants stronger economic ties with Pakistan


October 31st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia has sought meaningful dialogue with Pakistan to deepen economic ties, it was reported here.Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... 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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Five policemen among seven killed in Chechnya suicide blasts


August 31st, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Grozny (Chechnya), Aug 31 (IANS) Seven people, including five policemen, were killed and 18 others were injured in two suicide bombings in the capital of Russian North Caucasus republic of ... Read more...

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Our people are very frustrated with violence: Pakistan rights panel chief (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistanis are "very frustrated" with the state of affairs in their country where violence and abductions are now a way of life, says the ... Read more...

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Osama vengeance: Al Qaeda vows 100 attacks in Iraq


August 21st, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 21 (IANS) An Al Qaeda-linked group has vowed to launch 100 attacks in Iraq to avenge the death of terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Six killed, five injured in Kabul attack (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Six people, including two police officers, were killed and five others were injured Friday in two suicide bombings and a shootout near the house of Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kabul blasts (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Four people, including two police officers, were killed in two suicide bombings near the house of Afghanistan's First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Bali bombing suspect arrives in Indonesia


August 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 11 (IANS) Umar Patek, the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings who was held in Pakistan, arrived in Indonesia Thursday to face trial, Xinhua reported."Patek arrived today ... Read more...

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Pakistan to hand over Bali bombing suspect to Indonesia


August 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan will hand back to Indonesia the alleged mastermind of the deadly bombing in Bali island that killed at least 202 people in 2002, a media ... Read more...

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Al-Shabaab militants withdraw from Somali capital


August 7th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU (BNO NEWS) -- The Somali militant group Al-Shabaab on Saturday retreated from the country's war-ravaged capital following fierce clashes with government forces and their allies.Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed said ... Read more...

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China blames terrorists trained in Pakistan for Xinjiang attack (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China Monday blamed terrorists trained in Pakistan for an attack in its Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region that left six dead and 15 injured. An expert said ... Read more...

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25 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan, BBC reporter dead (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 28 (IANS) Taliban militants launched multiple suicide bombings in a southern Afghan city Thursday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. Among the dead were six militants ... Read more...

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Collective steps needed to tackle terror: Rehman Malik


July 25th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Collective steps are needed to tackle the growing menace of terrorism in the SAARC countries, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said."Pakistan, Afghanistan and India are ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to expand counter-terror cooperation


July 6th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Pakistan and the US have decided to strengthen cooperation in law enforcement and counter-terrorism issues.Rehman Malik, Pakistan's interior minister, and William Brownfield, US assistant secretary for ... Read more...

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