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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... 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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Muslim woman sentenced in Russia over extremist article


September 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim woman journalist in Russia was given a suspended jail term by a Moscow court Thursday for distributing material that prosecutors said contained "calls ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations (IANS), Sep 12"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on Sept. 8 and 9 causing numerous deaths ... Read more...

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Iraqi court sentences fugitive vice president to death


September 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) An Iraqi court Sunday sentenced fugitive Sunni Vice President Tariq Al Hashimi and his aide to death in absentia over terror charges, official television reported."The Central ... Read more...

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‘Terror attack doubles damage’


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 2 (IANS) A terror attack often strikes twice - snuffing out lives and later shaping our response to the event, which could be as damaging as the first, ... Read more...

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Neil’s retirement plans (Movie Snippets)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) He is just 30 but it seems that actor Neil Nitin Mukesh, currently busy with Bejoy Nambiar's "David", is already making retirement plans."Retirement plan. Just ... Read more...

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Breivik’s copycat held in Czech Republic


August 19th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech police have detained a man alleged to have been planning terrorist attacks similar to the massacre carried out by Anders Behring Breivik in Norway ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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Terrorist leader killed in Syria


August 13th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian authorities have killed one of the ringleaders of the Al-Nusra Front terrorist group that has been active since the beginning of the uprising in ... Read more...

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After Pakistan, India, jihadists may attack China: Daily


August 8th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistani support of the Taliban as well as other militant networks has led to many terrorist attacks in Pakistan and India, a state-run Chinese ... Read more...

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Twin attacks kill 10 in Afghanistan (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) At least nine people were killed in a roadside bombing in Kabul Tuesday, while a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle at a ... 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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‘Al Qaeda infiltrating Syria via Iraq’


July 5th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 5 (IANS) Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari Thursday said Al Qaeda terrorists have infiltrated Syria via Iraq to carry out terror attacks, RIA Novosti reported."We have reliable data ... Read more...

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Zardari optimistic on ties with US


June 10th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed confidence over his country's relationship with the US, despite complaints from Washington about Islamabad "not doing enough" to counter ... Read more...

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Russian jailed for 14 years for 2010 bombing


May 31st, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian man has been sentenced to 14 years in jail for organising a terror attack in September 2010 that killed 19 people in a ... Read more...

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More attacks in Syria after arrival of UN observers: Assad


May 17th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The number of terrorist attacks in Syria has increased since UN observers arrived in the country, President Bashar al-Assad told the Rossiya 24 TV channel."We ... Read more...

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Terror plot targeting 2014 Sochi Olympics foiled


May 10th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A terror plot targeting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia has been foiled, Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee said Thursday.Three men suspected of being ringleaders ... Read more...

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Zardari visit ‘very constructive’; Saeed bounty shldn’t impact: US


April 6th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Asserting that the $10 million bounty for the conviction of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed was not related to US-Pakistan relations, Washington hoped the announcement will ... Read more...

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Pakistani group slams US reward for Hafiz Saeed


April 4th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) A Pakistani group Tuesday slammed the $10 million US reward for information leading to the capture of Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the ... Read more...

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Chinese terrorist gets death sentence


March 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) The ringleader of a Chinese terrorist group has been sentenced to death, China Daily reported Wednesday.Abdukerim Mamut was found guilty of running a terrorist group, leading ... Read more...

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Ready to broker peace with Taliban: Sri Sri Ravi Shanker


March 19th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) Art of Living (AoL) founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shanker has offered his "good intentions and services" to the Pakistan government and said ... Read more...

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Remains of some 9/11 victims ended up in landfill


March 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Unidentified remains of some of the nearly 3,000 people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sep 11, 2001, were burned and ultimately dumped in ... Read more...

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70,000 killed in Iraq between 2004-2011


February 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 29 (IANS/AKI) Terrorism and other acts of violence killed almost 70,000 people in Iraq in eight years between April 2004 and December 2011, the government said Wednesday."These figures ... Read more...

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Moore, Weinsteins settle ‘Fahrenheit’ suit


February 17th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (IANS) Michael Moore and Harvey and Bob Weinstein have settled their lawsuit over earnings for the 2004 documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11", but the terms of the agreement ... Read more...

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Russia busted about 200 spies in 2011: Medvedev


February 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian counter-intelligence exposed 199 foreign spies in 2011, said President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday.It proves that "activity of [foreign] intelligence services is not decreasing", Medvedev said. ... Read more...

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Terror in Pakistan province: 1,400 dead in 2011


January 31st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A total of 1,430 people, including 256 policemen and 227 soldiers, were killed in terrorist attacks last year in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a government ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

EU condemns Nigeria Christmas bombings


December 27th, 2011 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 27 (IANS) The European Union Monday condemned the Christmas Day bombings in Nigeria that left scores of people dead or injured.Sunday's explosion at the St. Therasa Catholic Church ... 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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British spies foil hundreds of terror attacks a year: Hague


November 16th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Spies from British intelligence agency MI6 thwart terrorist attacks and foreign agents hundreds of times a year, according to Foreign Secretary William Hague.Many spies have lost ... Read more...

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Women find terrorism coverage more distressing


October 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 30 (IANS) Exposure to coverage of terrorism on TV seems to impact women more powerfully than men as it spurs negative feelings and moodiness.Such women also testified ... Read more...

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Balochistan proposes steps to avert terror attacks


October 8th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The Balochistan government in Pakistan seeks to introduce stringent measures to tighten security in the province.The government felt the need to propose such measures following a ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia plays key role in region: Kayani


October 7th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has played an important role in maintaining peace and stability in this region, especially in Afghanistan, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.Talking ... Read more...

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Parents of Indian jailed in Spain die in Mumbai


September 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The parents of Mumbai-born businessman Roshan Jamal Khan, who has been imprisoned in Spain for planning terrorist attacks in Barcelona in 2008, have died here in ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns former Afghan president’s killing


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN Security Council Wednesday strongly condemned the killing of Burhanuddin Rabbani, the former Afghan president and chairman of the Afghan High Peace Council, ... Read more...

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