Patna, May 6 (IANS) Maoists blasted a railway track in Bihar Thursday during a 48-hour strike called by them after police foiled a Maoist-backed outfit's public meeting.
Police sources said the track was blown up near Kurmi railway station in Muzaffarpur district, about 70 km from here, hitting train services.
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Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) A former ISI official taken hostage with two others, including a journalist, by terrorists in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan region over a month ago has been killed, officials said.
Local officials confirmed the death of Khalid Khawaja, Squadron Leader (retd) of the spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
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Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) Three terrorists were gunned down early Friday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district by security forces.
A defence spokesman here said troops noticed movement of separatist guerrillas near the LoC trying to infiltrate to this side.
'The terrorists were challenged
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Washington, April 29 (IANS) A flight carrying 45 passengers from Houston to Washington was diverted Wednesday after a message threatening a terror attack was found in the plane's washroom, officials said.
'A threatening message was written on a lavatory mirror on board Continental Airlines flight 3006 from Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
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Peshawar, April 28 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed and six injured Wednesday in a suicide blast at a checkpost near this Pakistani city, an official said.
Militants rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into the Pir Bala police checkpost, destroying it completely and killing the four policemen, Peshawar capital city police
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Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a foot of rail track in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, disrupting train services on day two of their shutdown in three states.
The incident occurred early in the day between Midnapore and Bhadutala stations when a pilot engine that precedes the Chakradharpur
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London, April 26 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's top deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri had appeared on Facebook, but the social networking site later removed those pages.
Less than a fortnight after bin Laden came on Facebook, The Sun revealed Monday that al-Zawahiri, who has a 16.5 million-pound price on his
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Kabul, April 24 (IANS) About 100 Taliban and Al Qaeda militants from other countries have infiltrated into Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province, a top official said Saturday.
'We have information some 100 foreign fighters from Chechnya, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, the Middle East and other countries have penetrated to Kunduz,' Xinhua quoted provincial
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Washington, April 23 (IANS) The United States says it has stepped up anti-terror cooperation with India, Pakistan and Afghanistan as Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for 26/11 Mumbai attacks, posed a threat to all four nations.
'It's a threat to our citizens, it's a threat to Indian citizens, and
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Peshawar, April 22 (IANS) At least 11 militants were killed Thursday by security forces in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.
Seven militants were killed and nine injured in a shootout in Mashti in Orakzai Agency, while four were killed in Kabal area of Swat, Geo News reported
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