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Nagaland returning to normalcy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 3 (IANS) Nagaland Home Minister Imkong Imchen Monday said the situation in the clash-hit area of Dimapur is slowly returning to normalcy after clashes between the Sumi and ... Read more...

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Sangma’s tribal card draws bouquets, brickbats in Meghalaya


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 22 (IANS) The people in Meghalaya, home state of opposition-backed presidential candidate P.A. Sangma, were glued to their TVs as counting in the presidential poll went on ... Read more...

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Over 50 killed as clashes between Yemeni security forces and tribal rebels continue


May 25th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 40 tribesmen and 15 policemen were killed on Tuesday as clashes continue in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a, the Yemen Post reported.Loyalists of Yemeni opposition ... Read more...

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Militants kill man, cut body into pieces


May 16th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) A man was killed and his body was cut into pieces while another man was gunned down after he was set ablaze by militants in North ... Read more...

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Shia militias helping Haqqani network evade US drone attacks, cross Pak-Afghan border


November 28th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 28 (ANI): Shia militias in Pakistan's tribal regions are helping the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network- one of the fiercest enemies of NATO- evade US drone attacks to cross safely ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in US drone strikes in North Waziristan


November 1st, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah (Pakistan), Nov 1(ANI): At least six militants were killed and two others injured in a US drone attack in the tribal belt of North Waziristan in Pakistan on Monday.According to the ... Read more...

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Pandits, BJP boycott interlocutors in Jammu (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 28 (IANS) The central team of interlocutors on Kashmir Thursday concluded their visit to Jammu region on a disappointing note with some of the important groups, including the Pandits ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in fresh US drone strike in N. Waziristan


October 19th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Oct 19 (ANI): At least six militants were killed in the latest US drone strikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.A senior security official confirmed that US drones fired missiles into ... Read more...

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US missile attack kills seven militants in Pakistan


August 15th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Aug 14 (DPA) An unmanned US aircraft fired two missiles at a militant hideout in Pakistan's restive tribal region near the Afghan border Saturday, killing at least seven rebels, an ... Read more...

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‘Hounded’ Hindus take shelter in Karachi cattle pen after drinking water from mosque


July 9th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 9 (ANI): In an incident which showcases the brutal hatred with which Hindus are seen in Pakistan, at least 60 members of the minority community, including women and children, were ... Read more...

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Taliban justice: shoots down man in public view of 200 in North Waziristan


June 17th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.17 (ANI): In yet another incident showcasing the Taliban style of justice, an alleged murderer was executed in public in the volatile North Waziristan.According to reports, 28-year old Wahid Khan ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills six near Miranshah


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar/Miranshah (Pakistan), May 22 (ANI): At least six suspected militants were reported killed in a US drone attack on a suspected militant compound on Saturday in the restive northwestern tribal belt ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills six in Pakistan


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, May 22 (DPA) Unmanned drone aircraft operated by the US' Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) fired missiles into a target in Pakistan's lawless tribal region, killing six militants, security officials said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Over 1500 Uzbek militants in Pak’s S. Waziristan area


March 20th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.20 (ANI): Foreign fighters, or "global terrorists" remain a formidable presence in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP).First-hand accounts from locals suggest that there is no shortage of Islamic foreigners ... Read more...

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Bangladesh imposes curfew after riots


February 25th, 2010 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 25 (DPA) Authorities in Bangladesh imposed a fresh night-time curfew in its south-eastern Khagrachhari hill district following riots between rival ethnic groups, officials said. "Night-time curfew between 2200 hours (2130 IST) ... Read more...

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CIA deaths attributed to Taliban; seen as huge blow


January 4th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Taliban groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan have both claimed credit for a suicide bombing that killed seven CIA officers in Afghanistan, but experts say evidence ... Read more...

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Four suspected extremists killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan


January 1st, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 1 (ANI): At least four suspected extremists were killed in a US Drone in North Waziristan, security officials said."A US drone fired two missiles, which hit a compound of ... Read more...

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Four killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan


November 5th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.5 (ANI): At least four persons were killed and four others wounded in a missile attack carried out by unmanned US aircrafts in Norok tehsil of Mir Ali in North ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber, US drone attack kill 28 in Pakistan


August 28th, 2009 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (DPA) At least 28 people were killed Thursday in a suicide bombing and a missile attack carried out by a US pilotless aircraft in Pakistan's troubled northwest region, ... Read more...

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Power struggle in Taliban could erupt again: Report


August 27th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.27 (ANI): Observers believe that the power struggle in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) could erupt again following the announcement of its new chief after the banned outfit admitted, after weeks ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud dead, confirms Islamabad (Fourth Lead)


August 7th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Pakistan Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, who is said to be responsible for the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, was killed in a drone attack in ... Read more...

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US drones kill over 50 Taliban in Pakistan (Lead)


June 24th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Dera Ismail Khan (Pakistan), June 24 (DPA) Two suspected US drone strikes killed at least 52 militants in Pakistan's tribal district of South Waziristan, where the Pakistani military plans to launch ... Read more...

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Suspected US airstrike in Pakistan kills three (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (DPA) A suspected US missile strike in Pakistan's troubled South Waziristan tribal district near Afghan border Sunday killed at least three people, officials said. Two missiles, believed to have ... Read more...

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Three killed in suspected US drone attack in South Waziristan


April 19th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr. 19 (ANI): Three persons were reportedly killed on Sunday in a suspected US drone strike targeted at a militant hideout in Gangi Khel town of South Waziristan district.The Dawn quoted ... Read more...

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Five children including 17 others killed in suicide attack in North Waziristan


April 4th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.4 (ANI): At least 17 persons including five children were reportedly killed and several others injured in a suicide attack in North Waziristan's Miranshah area on Saturday.According to sources, a suicide ... Read more...

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Thirteen killed, six others injured in US drone strike in North Waziristan


April 4th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.4 (ANI): At least thirteen persons were reportedly killed and six others injured in a suspected US drone strike in Datakhel area of Northern Waziristan on Saturday, The Dawn reported.According to ... Read more...

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US air raid kills five in Pakistan


March 16th, 2009 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA)A US missile strike in Pakistan's troubled northwestern region near Afghanistan killed at least five militants late Sunday, a security official said. The attack took place in Janikhel village ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 12 in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a suspected US drone attack in Pakistan's restive tribal region Sunday, Geo TV reported. Two back-to-back missiles were fired from a US ... Read more...

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Animal skins worth Rs.2 mn seized in Chhattisgarh


January 13th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 13 (IANS) Deer and leopard skins worth Rs.2 million were seized from two Chhattisgarh tribesman Tuesday, a police official said. Crime branch official Pradeep Sori said the police on a ... Read more...

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Suspected US airstrike kills two in Pakistan


December 16th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (DPA) A suspected US drone attack has killed at least two people in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, an official and local residents said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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US missile strike inside Pak kills British terror mastermind Rashid Rauf


November 22nd, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): US missiles strikes in North Waziristan have reportedly killed al-Qaedas operatives Rashid Rauf and Abu Al-Asr Al Misri on Saturday.A US spy plane fired two missiles early ... Read more...

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Seven Qaeda men, one Taliban among the dead in US air attacks in N. Waziristan


November 8th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 8 (ANI): At least 13 persons were killed as suspected US drones fired two missiles at a house in North Waziristan Agency on Friday.Though it was immediately not ascertained ... Read more...

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Tomb guard who helped bury Saddams body says it had six stab wounds


November 2nd, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 2 (ANI): The dead body of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein who was executed around two years ago, was stabbed at least six times (after being executed), the head ... Read more...

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Saddam was stabbed six times after execution, claims guard


November 1st, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): The body of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was stabbed six times after he was executed, according to the head guard at his tomb north of Baghdad, ... Read more...

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US drones continue to spread panic among tribals in Miranshah, North Waziristan


October 17th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah (NWFP), Oct 17 (ANI): A day after six people, including two foreigners, were killed in a drone attack on the Mehsud-inhabited Saam area, American drones were seen flying over Terah, ... Read more...

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