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UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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BSF stops Bangladeshi tribals’ bid to enter India


August 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt by over 250 Chakma tribals, including women and children, from Bangladesh to enter India after their homes ... Read more...

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Protests against moral policing in Karnataka


July 29th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore/Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) Protest rallies and demonstrations were held across Karnataka Sunday condemning the violent moral policing of a pro-Hindu outfit whose eight activists were arrested for ... Read more...

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Assam toll now 19, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Monday, while also spreading to new areas. With the toll now 19, ... Read more...

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Assam toll now 18, shoot at sight orders in Kokrajhar (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area continued unabated in Kokrajhar and Chirang districts and also spread to new areas. With the toll now 18, the administration ... Read more...

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Official cites terror threat to justify targeting Americans


March 6th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS/EFE) Attorney General Eric Holder cited the threat from Al Qaeda Monday as he offered the Obama administration's first detailed public defense of its claim that the ... Read more...

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Australia sees rise in Indian students’ applications


February 21st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) After a phase of decline in Indian students going to Australia, the continent nation is once again registering a rise in number of students applying ... Read more...

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Indians’ attackers will be punished: Britain


February 13th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Those found guilty of attacking Indians in Britain would be brought to justice and punished, British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Browne said here ... Read more...

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US names Al Qaeda-linked outfit as terrorist entity


January 6th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) The US government has designated the Al Qaeda Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), which operates between Iraq and Iran, as a "specially designated global terrorist entity" that will ... Read more...

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US blocks property of Haqqani network commander


November 1st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday blocked the properties of a key commander of the Haqqani network, described by American officials as "a veritable arm" of Pakistani spy ... Read more...

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Indian Navy installs anti-piracy device on warships


September 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) With piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali reaching alarming proportions, the Indian Navy, which has been in action against the brigands for ... Read more...

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Violence as instrument of protest poses a big challenge: Chidambaram


September 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said the use of violence as an instrument of protest poses a "big challenge" for the country, besides that ... Read more...

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Northeast steps up security for I-Day


August 14th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 14 (IANS) More than 100,000 police, army and paramilitary personnel have been deployed across the country's northeastern region to foil attempts by separatists to disrupt Independence Day celebrations ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly condemns Norway attacks


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 23 (IANS) UN General Assembly President Joseph Deiss has expressed shock over the deadly attacks in Norway, Xinhua reported.A statement released by his spokesperson said Deiss was ... Read more...

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Indian student leader gets Australian award


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 2 (IANS) The leader of the association of Indian-origin students in Australia who protested attacks against Indians in Melbourne has been given the 2011 Young Victorian of the ... Read more...

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Israel to harden conditions of imprisoned Palestinians


June 24th, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 24 (IANS) Israel has decided to revoke the "privileges" of the Palestinians detained in its prisons, Xinhua reported Friday.On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during the ... Read more...

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Two killed as attacks continue in southern Thailand


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:44 am ICT by BNO News
YALA, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on Wednesday as violent attacks continue in restive southern Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported.A former assistant village chief was murdered on Wednesday morning ... Read more...

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End anti-Americanism, Clinton tells Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan should leave its "anti-Americanism and conspiracy theories" as that will help it overcome problems, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton bluntly said Friday after ... Read more...

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Shed anti-Americanism, Clinton tells Pakistan


May 27th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan should give up its "anti-Americanism and conspiracy theories" because they will help it overcome problems, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday."America cannot and ... Read more...

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Involve people to curb terror, Khaleda Zia tells US


May 25th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) Former Bangladeshi prime minister Khaleda Zia has urged the US to "involve people" for sustainable and effective curbing of terrorism.On a visit to the US, Zia, ... Read more...

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Oil slips after choppy trade on bin Laden’s death


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 3 (IANS) Crude oil prices Monday edged down after choppy trade triggered by the news that terror mastermind Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces, ... Read more...

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US imposes sanctions against Syria’s intelligence service, officials


April 30th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Apr 30 (ANI): The United States has imposed sanctions on the assets of Syria's intelligence service and its director, Ali Mamluk, amid a massive uprising against the regime.The Washington Post ... Read more...

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Anarchists planning to disrupt UK royal wedding


April 24th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): UK Uncut, a decentralised protest group established in October 2010 to protest against tax avoidance in Britain, is planning to disrupt peaceful protests against the royal wedding ... Read more...

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Jordanian parliament will not limit king’s powers


March 28th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
AMMAN, JORDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Jordan's lower house of parliament on Sunday rejected recent calls by the opposition to limit King Abdullah's constitutional powers as part of targeted political reforms."The house categorically ... Read more...

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Security alert in northeast over R-Day boycott


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) A massive security alert was sounded across northeast India Sunday after separatist rebels announced a boycott of the Republic Day celebrations Jan 26, officials said."We have placed security ... Read more...

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US concerned about emerging al-Qaida threat in Arabian Peninsula: Crowley


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22(ANI): The United States has expressed its concern about the threat posed by terrorist organisation al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula."We are very concerned about emerging threats, particularly the threat posed ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police releases sketches of four Lashkar terrorists


December 24th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec. 24 (ANI): Mumbai Police has released the sketches of four Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) suspects, who have reportedly sneaked into the city to carry out "violent" attacks with the aim of causing ... Read more...

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‘Al Qaeda’s branch AQIM gaining stronghold in North Africa’


December 18th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A video obtained from North African security services has revealed some of the first images of Al Qaeda's growing African branch known as Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb ... Read more...

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Left publishes self-appraisal on anti-Maoist action


November 21st, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) With assembly elections in West Bengal barely a year away, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday released a self-appraisal of its "efforts" against the Maoists ... Read more...

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Assam’s Bodo tribals ramp demand for separate state


November 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Kokrajhar (Assam), Nov 20 (IANS) Assam may be heading for a fresh phase of turmoil with tribal Bodo political and militant groups joining hands to ramp the demand for ... Read more...

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Ex-Bangladesh minister denied bail in Chittagong arms haul


November 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 12 (IANS) A court in Chittagong has denied bail to a former minister being probed for links to the 2004 seizure of a huge consignment of arms meant for ... Read more...

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ULFA paid $99 mn bribe for arms’ passage in Bangladesh


November 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) An Indian militant group and the embassy of a South Asian country bribed "higher-ups" in the former Khaleda Zia government to ensure safe passage of a huge ... Read more...

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Tribal outfit strikes again, Assam death toll is 22 (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) Tribal separatists continued their killing spree in Assam Tuesday, gunning down two more non-tribals and taking the death toll in overnight serial attacks to 22, police said.Militants of ... Read more...

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NDFB owns up as Assam attack toll mounts to 20


November 9th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 9 (IANS) In an overnight orgy of violence in Assam, the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) launched a coordinated strike killing 20 people, most of them Hindi speakers, ... Read more...

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Five injured in Russia blast


October 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four policemen and one woman were injured Sunday in an explosion in the Russia's North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia, an official said."An explosive device exploded around 11.20 ... Read more...

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