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Illegal trade of small arms, guns threatens Kathmandu: Police


September 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior police officers in the Kathmandu Valley have warned that Nepali capital has been turned into a hub for illegal trade of small arms and guns.... Read more...

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9 killed in wave of sectarian violence in Quetta


September 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and a dozen others injured in a wave of sectarian violence that hit Quetta city, the provincial capital of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Two Shia clerics killed in Iraq drive-by shooting


September 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 31 (IANS) Two Shia clerics were gunned down by unidentified gunmen in a drive-by shooting in Baghdad Friday, a police source said.Sheikh Arif Abdul Razak, Imam of ... Read more...

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6 killed in Iraq violence


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of six people including a local official were killed and five others injured Saturday in separate gun and bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.... Read more...

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Three policemen killed in attack in northwest Pakistan


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and many others injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's northwest town of Hangu ... Read more...

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25 killed in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan Thursday after unidentified gunmen attacked a passenger bus in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, reported RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 14, army called in (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 14 Sunday even as the violence spread to Chirang district. The army has ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Nine killed in communal clashes in Assam’s Kokrajhar


July 21st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) Nine people were killed in communal clashes in Assam's Kokrajhar district since Thursday, the state government said Saturday, adding a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed and ... Read more...

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20 killed in Nigerian village attacks


July 8th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, July 8 (IANS) At least 20 people have been killed and many others seriously injured in attacks on villagers in Nigeria's Plateau State, said a top government official.A total ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh RTI activist shot at, in stable condition


July 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) A leading Chhattisgarh rights activist was injured when two unidentified gunmen shot him twice in the state's industrial town Raigarh. He is said to be out ... Read more...

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One dead in Pakistan police check-post attack (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, killing one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Police check-post attacked in Islamabad


July 7th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen in a car Saturday opened fire at a police check-post in the Pakistani capital, injuring one policeman, a media report said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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16 killed in Kenya church attacks


July 1st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 1 (IANS) At least 16 people, including women, were killed and 40 others injured in twin grenade attacks in northern Kenya, police said Sunday.The attacks were carried ... Read more...

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Six killed, over 50 wounded in Iraq bombing


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 22 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 52 others injured Friday in a car bombing in the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.The blast took place at a ... Read more...

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Two more killed in Karachi violence


June 16th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) At least two more people were killed and a policeman was injured in the ongoing violence in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Saturday, Geo News reported.According ... Read more...

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Kidnapped soccer star Obodo released in Nigeria


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 11 (IANS) Kidnapped Nigeria-born international soccer star Christian Obodo was released Sunday evening, according to a top-level security source.Obodo was kidnapped in Delta state Saturday. The source, ... Read more...

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Former militant, bystander shot at in Srinagar


June 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) A former militant and a man standing beside him were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at them here Thursday evening, police said.According to police, two 'pheran' ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen kill youth in Kashmir


June 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Wednesday shot and killed a 20-year-old youth in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.A senior police officer told IANS that unidentified gunmen fired upon Liyaqat Sultan ... Read more...

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Close aide of legislator arrested in Ranvir Sena chief’s killing


June 6th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of the Bihar Police has arrested a close aide of a ruling party legislator in connection with the June ... Read more...

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Four killed in Karachi violence


June 5th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed and seven injured as the firing and target killing continued in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday, Online news agency ... Read more...

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Seven held in Ranvir Sena chief killing case (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Seven people were arrested in Bihar's Bhojpur district Monday in connection with the June 1 killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police said.A special ... Read more...

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Violent protests rock Bihar for third day


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) Widespread violent protests rocked Bihar for the third consecutive day Sunday over the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya'.Protestors indulged in violence and arson ... Read more...

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Legislator shot at in Delhi


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) An independent Delhi legislator, Bharat Singh, was shot at in the Najafgarh area by unidentified attackers Saturday morning, police said.According to police, Singh, a legislator ... Read more...

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Ranvir Sena chief shot dead; Bihar put on alert (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 1 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded across Bihar Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', chief ... Read more...

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Ranvir Sena chief killed, curfew imposed on Bihar town (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 1 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded in Bihar's four districts Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', ... Read more...

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Assam’s abducted engineer rescued


May 28th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 28 (IANS) More than three weeks after his abduction, Assam's agriculture department official Faizul Islam was rescued from near Bongaigaon town in Lower Assam.Islam and his senior ... Read more...

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Bihar ruling party legislator accused in liquor trader’s killing


May 27th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 27 (IANS) A day after a liquor trader was killed in Bihar's Gopalganj district, his family named a legislator of the ruling Janata Dal United (JD-U) as the main ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in southern Pakistan when gunmen opened fire on a passenger bus, a media report said Friday.The attack by unidentified gunmen ... Read more...

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Journalist shot dead in Somalia - sixth this year


May 24th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, May 24 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday shot dead a reporter working with a radio station here in the Somali capital, the sixth journalist to be killed in the country ... Read more...

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Two Omanis shot dead in Abu Dhabi


May 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) Unidentified gunmen shot dead two Omani nationals in Abhu Dhabi's Al Ain city following a traffic accident.According to the director of Al-Ain police, Brigadier Hamad ... Read more...

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Body of abducted engineer recovered


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) The body of an Assam agriculture department engineer, who was abducted by unidentified gunmen Wednesday evening, was recovered Thursday in Boitamari area of lower Assam's Bongaigaon ... Read more...

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Cop shot dead in Srinagar, bunker removed from city centre (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A police official was shot dead by separatist guerrillas near a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday, the day authorities removed a ... Read more...

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4 killed, 14 hurt in Karachi suicide attack (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) A suicide bomber targetted a senior police official in Pakistan's Karachi city Thursday but killed at least four people, including two policemen, while injuring 14 ... Read more...

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Seven killed in twin Syrian blasts


April 5th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 4 (IANS) Twin blasts ripped through two residential areas in the Syrian capital of Damascus Wednesday, killing seven people and injuring many others, media reports said.The first explosion ... Read more...

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