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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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Army stages flag march in Nagaland


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 2 (IANS) The army Sunday staged a flag march in Dimapur district in Nagaland after clashes a day earlier between Naga tribes Sumi and Angami, an official said."The ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suicide bomber kills 20 in Yemen


August 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many injured when an Al Qaeda suicide bomber blew himself up at a gathering of pro-government tribesmen in Yemen's ... Read more...

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Italian embassy staffer kidnapped in Yemen


July 30th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 30 (IANS) A staff member at the Italian embassy in Yemen has been kidnapped by armed men from the capital city of Sana'a, Xinhua reported.The Italian was taken ... Read more...

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African tribesmen steal lions’ lunch


July 11th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A dramatic video shows how three African tribesmen snatched a chunk of meat from a pride of lions, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Incredibly, tribespeople in Africa ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief goes on trial in Libya


June 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Slain Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief Buzeid Dorda went on trial Tuesday, the first former regime official to be put before prosecutors in post-revolutionary Libya, ... Read more...

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After beheading two, seven Assam tribesmen surrender


May 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Carrying two severed heads of men, seven people from a tea-tribe community Wednesday surrendered at a police station in Jorhat district, saying they had hacked two ... Read more...

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Pakistani tribesmen praised for assisting army


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) A Pakistan Army commander has praised the tribesmen of the northwestern region for assisting the country's armed forces against terrorists."Anti-state elements" have carried out many ... Read more...

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Thousands take part in Meghalaya pilgrimage


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Umiam (Meghalaya), Feb 5 (IANS) Thousands of people climbed the sacred U Lum Sohpetbneng mountain here Sunday as part of an indigenous tribal pilgrimage to the "navel of heaven".U Lum ... Read more...

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US tourists kidnapped, released in Egypt


February 4th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide were kidnapped by local tribesmen in Egypt on their way back from a local monastery, but were later released ... Read more...

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Pilgrims gather for Sabarimala ‘celestial light’, year after tragedy


January 15th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sabarimala, Jan 15 (IANS) A year after over 100 people died in a stampede after witnessing the Makara Jyothi, pilgrims in large numbers were stationed in and around Kerala's Sabarimala ... Read more...

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No talks with Taliban: Rehman Malik


December 12th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The government would not hold talks with Pakistani Taliban, which is responsible for a string of terror attacks, until the terrorists surrender, said Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban hold peace talks


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban, responsible for a string of terror attacks across the country, have said they have held initial peace talks with the government, but ... Read more...

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Donkey cart bombing shows Taliban inventive: Pakistani daily


November 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Using a donkey cart for a bombing indicates that the Pakistani Taliban is becoming inventive and it "is about time authorities proved themselves capable of ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in northwest Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Curfew was clamped Sunday in various parts of Pakistan's northwest tribal region for an indefinite period after a top militant commander said his group was abandoning ... Read more...

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Huge Pakistan rally demands halt to US drone strikes


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) A large number of Pakistani tribesmen rallied here Friday to demand an immediate halt to the US drone strikes in tribal regions.Tribesmen from North Waziristan ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills Haqqani network member in Pakistan (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A member of the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network was killed in a US drone strike in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region Thursday, media reports said.Geo television ... Read more...

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At least eight civilians killed, dozens injured in Yemen’s Taiz province


October 6th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by BNO News
TAIZ, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least eight civilians were killed and dozens more were injured on early Wednesday when Yemeni government forces attacked protesters in the southern province of Taiz, medics ... Read more...

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10 militants among 15 killed in Pakistan clash (Lead)


September 18th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Ten militants and five securitymen were killed Sunday during a clash at a checkpost in northwest Pakistan, Xinhua reported.Fighting erupted when militants attacked the checkpost in ... Read more...

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Four people shot dead in Pakistan


September 1st, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Four people were killed when gunmen opened fire at a vehicle in Pakistan's northwest region Thursday.The attack took place in lower Kurram Thursday when the gunmen ... Read more...

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Amazon tribe missing after drug trafficker attack


August 10th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazilian officials are concerned that an uncontacted tribe living in the Amazon rainforest may have been harmed by armed drug smugglers. Officials say the ... Read more...

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U.S. drone strikes kill 21 in North Waziristan


August 10th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. drone strikes early Wednesday morning killed at least 21 people in Pakistan's volatile North Waziristan area, local media reported.The air strikes were launched at around 2:20 ... Read more...

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16 die in US drone strike in Pakistan


August 10th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Sixteen people were killed Wednesday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, media reports said.A US unmanned aircraft fired two missiles at ... Read more...

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Dozens killed in fresh Yemen clashes


July 31st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens have reportedly been killed after fresh clashes erupted in Yemen's southern province of Abyan and northeastern province of Sanaa, officials said on Saturday.At least 12 al-Qaida militants ... Read more...

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No army in Waziristan if tribals behave: Kayani


June 24th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) The Pakistani Army will withdraw from Waziristan if the tribal residents behave responsibly and act against foreign terrorists, said Army chief Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, ... Read more...

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‘Terrorism mentally impacts 80 percent of Waziristan residents’


June 21st, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) About 80 percent of the residents of Pakistan's restive South and North Waziristan region have been mentally impacted by terror acts and drone attacks, a survey ... Read more...

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Pakistan sends back 90 US Army trainers


June 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Around 90 of an estimated 135 US Army officials who were training a Pakistani paramilitary force have been sent back, a military official has said.The Americans ... Read more...

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Yemeni government, armed tribesmen agree on ceasefire


May 29th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 29 (IANS) Yemeni government and armed tribesmen, led by the opposition tribal chieftain Sheikh Sadiq al-Ahmar, have reached a temporary truce to end pitched battles in the capital ... Read more...

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Yemen denies military base’ seizure by militants


May 28th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 28 (IANS) The Yemeni defense ministry has denied reports suggesting anti-government armed tribesmen took control over military bases and shot down military planes outside the capital, ... Read more...

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28 die in Yemen weapons depot blast


May 26th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) Twenty-eight rebel tribesmen were killed in a blast at a weapons depot during overnight clashes with the security forces in the Yemeni capital, Xinhua reported.President Ali ... Read more...

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US asks embassy officials in Yemen to evacuate


May 26th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS/AKI) The US has ordered all "non-essential" personnel and their families at the embassy in Yemen to leave the country as violence increased amid protesters' calls for ... Read more...

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UN secretary general calls for end to Yemen clashes


May 26th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged Wednesday an end to clashes between Yemeni protesters and government troops in the capital of Sana'a."The secretary general ... 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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33 insurgents killed in northwest Pakistan


April 29th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 29(ANI): At least 33 militants, two pro-government tribesmen and one soldier were killed in military actions and clashes in Kurram, Orakzai and Mohmand Agencies of Pakistan on Thursday.Officials said ... Read more...

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