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36 injured in anti-Islam film protest in Islamabad (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 36 people, including policemen, suffered injuries near the diplomatic enclave in Islamabad Thursday and the army had to be called in to contain a ... Read more...

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25 injured in Islamabad protests over anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 25 people, including 15 policemen, were injured in the Pakistani capital and the army had to be called in to contain a massive protest ... Read more...

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Body of BBA student found in pieces in Delhi


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The chopped body of a 23-year-old Bachelor of Business Administrative (BBA) student, with the head missing, were found near a railway track here, police said ... Read more...

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3 die, scores missing after Nepal boat capsize


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least three people died and an unknown number of people went missing as a boat with about 50 to 55 people on board capsized in ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands across Australia receive death threat SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of Australians have received text messages purporting to be from a hired hitman who threatens to kill them unless they pay $5,000, officials said ... Read more...

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24 killed in attack on Pakistan check-post (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) At least 20 militants and four soldiers were killed after an army check-post was attacked in Pakistan's northwest tribal region early Tuesday, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Three killed, 11 missing after Afghan attack


April 26th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 26 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and 11 reported missing after a check post in Afghanistan's Badakhshan province was attacked by militants, said an official ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes near Pakistani capital of Islamabad, many killed (Updated)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Bhoja Air passenger plane carrying 127 passengers and crew members crashed early Friday evening while attempting to land at an airport near the country's capital of ... Read more...

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Three hurt in shooting at Afghan memorial service


March 13th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 13 (IANS) At least three people were injured in a shooting Tuesday at a service held for 16 Afghan civilians killed by a US soldier in Kandahar province, ... Read more...

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Avalanches in northeastern Afghanistan kill 44


March 7th, 2012 - 4:48 am ICT by BNO News
FAYZABAD, Afghanistan (BNO NEWS) -- More than 40 people have been killed and others are missing after heavy snowfall caused two avalanches in a remote region in northeastern Afghanistan on late Monday, ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake strikes the Philippines, killing at least 7


February 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TAYASAN, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake struck the central Philippines on late Monday morning, destroying scores of buildings and generating a small tsunami, officials said. At least seven people were ... Read more...

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10 soldiers, 40 militants killed in Pakistan clash


January 31st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) At least 40 militants and 10 soldiers were killed in a clash Tuesday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.As many as 32 other ... Read more...

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Israel to clear minefields


January 30th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 30 (IANS) Israel's defence ministry will launch a massive land mine clearing project along the frontier with Egypt, Jordan and Syria, said an official statement.The ministry's Mine Clearance ... Read more...

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10 killed in Pakistan mine collapse


January 25th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) At least 10 labourers were killed and several injured when a phosphate mine collapsed in Pakistan's Abbotabad city Wednesday afternoon.The incident occurred in Kali Daar area ... Read more...

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‘Boko Haram’ attacks leave more than 80 people killed in northern Nigeria


November 7th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by BNO News
DAMATURU, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A series of bomb and shooting attacks targeting police stations, mosques and churches in northeastern Nigeria has left more than 80 people killed, officials said on Sunday. ... Read more...

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Death toll reaches 38 after Typhoon Talas hits Japan


September 5th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll after powerful Typhoon Talas slammed western Japan during the weekend has increased to at least 38, officials said on Monday evening. Dozens more remain missing ... Read more...

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Mystery SMSes doing rounds to garner support for Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) No one seems to know where these messages come from. Nevertheless SMSes from unknown numbers are doing the rounds in an attempt to garner support ... Read more...

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Holed up militants killed in Russian town


August 11th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An unknown number of militants were killed Thursday in a day-long siege of a house in a provincial town of Russia, police said.Commandos cornered the ... Read more...

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Most victims of Afghanistan copper crash were US Navy SEALs


August 7th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A majority of the US soldiers who perished in the shooting down of an American chopper in Afghanistan were part of the elite forces ... Read more...

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Caribbean Airlines passenger plane crashes at Guyana airport


July 30th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by BNO News
GEORGETOWN, GUYANA (BNO NEWS) -- A Caribbean Airlines passenger plane carrying more than 100 people crashed at Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Guyana on early Saturday morning, the airline said, causing some ... Read more...

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Flooding in northwest Iran kills at least 3


July 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy flooding in northwestern Iran over the weekend has killed at least three people while a dozen more remain missing, state-run media reported on Monday.The state-run Islamic Republic ... Read more...

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Passenger plane crashes in northwest Russia, some killed


June 21st, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger plane carrying nearly 50 people crashed near a city in northwest Russia on late Monday evening, officials said, killing an unknown number of people.The Tupolev Tu-134 ... Read more...

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Kashmiris worried over Karachi terror attack


May 23rd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) The Karachi naval base terror attack has caused concern in Jammu and Kashmir, with many residents monitoring television closely Monday and saying any instability in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Chinese among hostages at Karachi navy base


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Chinese military personnel are among the hostages taken by terrorists who stormed a Pakistani naval facility here, a media report said Monday.BBC reported that the ... Read more...

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Omar says Pakistan attack bad for India


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) The terror attack on a military facility in Pakistan's port city of Karachi was "bad" for India, a worried Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ... Read more...

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Taliban kill 35 road workers: Afghan official


May 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 19 (IANS) Thirtyfive road construction workers were killed and 24 injured Thursday when Taliban insurgents raided a road construction company, Xinhua quoted provincial administration's spokesman as saying.Eight ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius to join hands to combat piracy: Patil


April 25th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Port Louis (Mauritius), Apr. 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has said India and Mauritius will jointly combat piracy in the Indian Ocean.Speaking to media accompanying her on her visit to that ... Read more...

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German-owned vessel released from pirate control released


April 14th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
SEYCHELLES (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on Wednesday released a German-owned vessel which had been held under pirate control for 81 days, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia (EUNAVFOR) informed on ... Read more...

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Man carrying machine gun opens fire at Dutch shopping mall, 5 reported dead


April 9th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by BNO News
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire inside a shopping mall in the Netherlands on early Saturday afternoon, police said, while witnesses told local media that at ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka PM retracts rebel training camp allegation on India


March 13th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar.13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Prime Minister DM Jayaratne has retracted his claim that the Tamil Tiger rebels were being trained in camps in India.He said that his allegation was based on ... Read more...

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Gaddafi brutalizes rebel forces near Tripoli, claims control of town


March 5th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 5 (ANI): Forces loyal to Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi have reportedly broken through rebel defenses at an opposition-held city closest to Libyan capital, Tripoli.Reports quoted witnesses as saying ... Read more...

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Blast hits border town in southern Afghanistan, casualties reported


February 24th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
SPIN BOLDAK, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion rocked a border town in southern Afghanistan on Thursday morning, officials said, causing an unknown number of casualties.A spokesperson for the NATO-led International ... Read more...

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Anti-government protests continue in Yemen (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 19 (IANS) About 500 people, demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh, held demonstrations Saturday in front of Sanaa University in the Yemeni capital. In southern port city of ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack German-owned ship with crew of 12


January 26th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by BNO News
BREMEN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates have seized a German-owned vessel in the Indian Ocean, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia (EUNAVFOR) confirmed on Tuesday, ending days of confusion over ... Read more...

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Somali pirates hijack Thai cargo ship carrying 27 crew members


December 25th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- Somali pirates on early Saturday morning hijacked a Thailand-flagged vessel carrying more than two dozen crew members, the European Union Naval Force - Somalia said.EU Naval Force spokesman ... Read more...

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